Life, Liberty & The Pursuit of Rubies

The month of July conjures up the idea of simmering days, the freedom of summer vacation, and patriotism in the U.S. with 4th of July celebrations culminating in spectacular firework displays countrywide. Appropriately, July birthstone is the fiery red ruby, which symbolizes life, courage, passion, and protection. Continue reading

Posted in Valuables | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

The Reintroduction of Burmese Gemstones

Glittery, glamorous, and gorgeous. Myanmar, formerly Burma, has the world’s most beautiful, well-known rubies and jade. Its breathtaking rubies have strong fluorescence, clarity, hue, and a rich pigeon blood color. The unparalleled beauty makes them one of the most sought-after … Continue reading

Posted in Valuables | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Buyers Beware: Composite Rubies Fill the Marketplace

RAGE. LOVE. PASSION. DESIRE. RUBIES. The color red denotes depth in human emotions.  As such, red rubies have been known as the “King of Gems” and have mesmerized people for centuries. They have held a variety of roles ranging from … Continue reading

Posted in General Risk, Valuables | Tagged , | Leave a comment