Tag Archives: gemstones

A Good Sapphire or a GREAT One?   It’s all about the color! I saw a spectacular stone the other day on the hand of a young woman outside of Starbucks in Newport Rhode Island.  She was petting my puppy … Continue reading

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On the Second Day of Christmas…

Today’s Featured Jewel   Large brilliant blue slices of sodalite surrounded by over one carat of sparkling pave diamonds and enhanced by overlays of faceted rock crystal. All in 18 karat yellow gold and by Miami Beach designer Lisa Frankel. … Continue reading

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Hot Lips!

  Solange Azagury-Partridge mixes rockstar with whimsy.  She describes her collection as “full-on body adornment” and her jet-set clientele must agree because she is selling pieces like hot cakes.  Her juxtaposition of precious metals, gemstones and bright lacquer finish give … Continue reading

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Lions and tigers and rubies, oh my!

  This is a gorgeous star ruby ring. I don’t see many star rubies and sapphires that I like but I would love to put this one on my finger! To me, rubies are a difficult stone to work with. … Continue reading

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