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The September birthstone is the Sapphire. Blue sapphire belongs to the mineral species corundum. It can be a pure blue but ranges from greenish blue to violetish blue. The name “sapphire” can also apply to any corundum that’s not red and doesn’t qualify as ruby (another corundum variety).
Besides blue sapphire and ruby, the corundum family […]
The birthstone for the month of August is the Peridot. Peridot is the gem variety of the mineral Olivine. Its chemical composition includes iron and magnesium, and iron is the cause of its attractive yellowish-green colors. The gem often occurs in volcanic rocks called basalts, which are rich in these two elements.
Peridot has always been associated […]
Unforgettable Fine Jewelry will be closed Saturday, September 2nd through Monday, September 4th for Labor Day weekend and will re-open on Tuesday, September 5th for normal business hours.
The July birthstone is the Ruby. Ruby is the most valuable variety of the corundum mineral species, which includes sapphire. In fact, Rubies can command the highest per-carat price of any colored stone. In its purest form, the mineral corundum is colorless. Trace elements that become part of the mineral’s crystal structure cause variations in […]
Earlier this month we saw yet another awards ceremony pass glittering by, complete with all the frills and finery. As always, paired with the stunning gowns, were stunning pieces of jewelry! Here are just a few of our favorites…
Ileana Ferreras in marquetry earrings by Silvia Furmanovich:
Cynthia Nixon wearing an 18 Karat yellow gold and diamond […]