5/23/2017 / In Jewelry
It’s easy to say gems are rare. Of course they are. A precious stone would not be precious, if it were not rare. The gems in this story are not rare. The rare story is Robert Procop’s. A collector with the heart of a philanthropist. A dealer, with the burning need to help. He could be the most famous jewelry designer you’ve never heard of.
5/16/2017 / In Jewelry
Recently, we’ve seen a more and more couples visit our stores in search of non-traditional engagement rings – from sapphires to emeralds to rubies and more. While this may seem like a recent trend – in jewelry, as in fashion – what goes around comes around.
5/11/2017 / In Jewelry
You’re not likely to meet a tighter mother-daughter duo than the Sloane Rangers. Frances Gadbois and her fashion-forward, twenty-something daughter Charlotte have collaborated to create a chic, classic jewelry line – the manifestation of their love for art, and love their family, Sloane Street Jewelry.
5/2/2017 / In Jewelry
To be invincible, the Burmese believed, one just had to insert a rare ruby into the flesh. The Chinese Emperor Kublai Khan once offered an entire city to one who would bring him a rare ruby. The Egyptians said a ruby would bring health, happiness, and long life to the wearer. And, if you want to protect yourself from the Wicked Witch of the West, you just need a pair of ruby slippers.