I could make a case for setting white sapphires in wedding and engagement rings. Then again, I could make a much stronger case for using diamonds. Both white sapphires and diamonds are rare and valuable and each is steeped in rich history. They’re both great gems. However only of these gemstones is suitable for…

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blue sapphire engagement ring

Since I wrote my post on White Sapphire vs Diamonds for Your Engagement Ring I’ve been asked to show blue sapphire engagement rings. That’ll be fun as I’ve designed a lot of engagement rings with blue sapphires. You might want to read the above blog post to see the difference in strength of sapphires versus diamonds.…

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White Topaz ring with open work on the shank

What’s a better gemstone for a wedding or engagement ring in the white topaz vs diamond debate? As a jeweler with over 30 years experience, and a designer specializing in wedding rings, I think the answer is obvious.  Read on to find out why I feel this way, and the science behind it.

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