To heat or not to heat, that is the question! In today’s blog, we’re chatting about the difference between unheated and heated sapphires, reasons to love them, and things to consider with each type of stone.
In today's Meet The Maker, we sat down with Canadian Jewelry Designer, Jilian Maddin. As humble and genuine as her designs are magical and showstopping, Jilian is the artist behind those stunning engraved bands you've all been eyeing, the intricate sapphire pieces that fly off the site, and of course that unforgettable bird ring made for our Solitaire Squad challenge last year.
A magical parcel of glistening sapphires has arrived on the Gem Breakfast site – tantalizing teals, magical multi-coloreds, stunning step cuts, delicious deep blues, and enviable emerald greens in every shape and size under the sun! All sourced from our favorite alternative gemstone dealer, Misfit Diamonds.
In today's blog we're answering all your questions about our favorite alternative gemstone - salt & pepper diamonds! If they're more breakable, are they more sustainable, and what makes one stone more salty or peppery than another. Keep reading for the full tea on s &p diamonds!
Today in our Meet the Maker series, we’re chatting with Brooke Miler of Porter Gulch. You’d know her from her incredible showstopping tiara bands, ethereal sapphire confections, and her jawdroppingly stunning halo designs. Keep reading for more about her design process, why she loves an elevated halo, and her favorite rings she’s ever made.
In honor of the famed Australian Argyle Mine’s recent closure, we’re sharing more about this record-breaking mine known for producing stunning and exceedingly rare pink diamonds.
Also, in serendipitous timing, a magical parcel of pink, purple, and champagne diamonds just arrived on the Gem Breakfast doorstep, sourced from the now-closed Argyle mine by Misfit Diamonds.
In today’s blog, we’re sharing our favorite gemstones durable enough to wear on the daily. Whether it’s for an engagement ring or a #treatyourself ring to wear as your signature piece, these stones will hold up to your daily routine (and look stunning while you’re at it).