A History of Sapphires in Culture: Pope Innocent III

Throughout time, sapphires have been revered for their beauty, their strength and durability, and the perceived powers of wellness and protection. In a celebration of…

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A History of Sapphires in Culture: Charlemagne

Throughout time, sapphires have been revered for their beauty, their strength and durability, and the perceived powers of wellness and protection. In a celebration of…

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It’s Your Spicy List of Things to do This Weekend

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Friday, September 21 to Sunday, September 23, 2018.  Crank up the…

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A History of Sapphires in Culture: King Solomon

Throughout time, sapphires have been revered for their beauty, their strength and durability, and the perceived powers of wellness and protection. In a celebration of…

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A History of Sapphires in Culture: Helen of Troy

Throughout time, sapphires have been revered for their beauty, their strength and durability, and the perceived powers of wellness and protection. In a celebration of…

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Sapphires in the Middle Ages

Throughout history, many powers have been attributed to sapphire. During the middle ages, sapphire was believed to shield the wearer from harm and disease and…

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The Yogo Sapphire Mine of Montana

Jake Hoover, a gold prospector, discovered “little blue pebbles” in nearby Yogo Creek back in 1894. Since that time the Yogo sapphire deposit has been…

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Not All Sapphires Are Blue

Sapphire Color Blue is the best-known of the sapphire colors. The prized Kashmir and Burmese sapphires have a deep blue that is intense and velvety.…

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Your OMG List of Things to do This Weekend

Play a round of softball while dressed like a duck, meet the stars of The Walking Dead, laugh out loud at Hannibal Buress’s stand-up show, win…

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The Stuart Sapphire

Among the numerous glittering gemstones affixed to Britain’s Imperial State Crown, one of the largest is a vivid blue gemstone with a fascinating, muddled history:…

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