The word diamond comes from the Greek word “adamas,” which roughly translates to “I tame,” “I subdue” or “unconquerable” The name refers to the hardness of a diamond, which has a mohs scale rating of 10, making it tougher than any other gem. As far as we know the earliest diamonds were found around [...]
Valentine’s Day is a special time when loved ones express their love, mainly through gifts. The holiday has origins that can be traced all the way back to the Romans. The Romans used to have a festival in mid-February called Lupercalia. The festival celebrated the change of seasons from winter to spring, and during this [...]
"The garnet is a red gem, but not like the ruby, its red is much more like that of a flame ... It forms far in the east ... If correctly cut and polished it will reveal all its beauty and perfection." - Aristotle, ca. 322 B.C. The word garnet is derived from the Greek [...]
A Love Knot ring symbolizes a knot that is not quite tied, yet has all the intentions of being tied. Much like a promise, this is why it is a type of promise ring. Promise rings date back to the old days of betrothals. Betrothals go back as far as Biblical times. They were a [...]
A Burmese ruby and diamond wedding ring set: the epitome of elegance.
This wedding band set is a timeless beauty.
Diamonds and rubies: pure opulence.