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Well-travelled sapphire

A while back, we received an order to provide a sapphire for an engagement ring – this is one of our favourite jobs and we are always pleased to try and find something suitable for the project.  Hans Meevis, the goldsmith is an extremely talented guy and the result is fantastic as you can see […]

Gem of the Month: Ruby

Red, the colour of love and passion, is also the colour of Ruby – the gemstone for July.  One of the most valuable of gems, a fine natural ruby is extremely rare and priced accordingly. Gemmology Matters:  Unlike many gems, ruby is only ever one colour – a pure red.  The reason for this is that ruby and sapphire are […]