A Little Pearl History Lesson

Pearls have been used as adornment for centuries; at least as far back as ancient Greece, where they believed pearls were tears of the gods. The oldest known pearl jewelry was discovered in the sarcophagus of a Persian Princess who died in 520 B.C. Ancient Japanese folktales told that pearls were created from the tears […]

The Wittelsbach Diamond

“Every diamond is a story as old as the earth and will outlast us all.” The Wittelsbach Diamond is no different – and its tale is a captivating one. It’s not just a remarkable gemstone because of its size, flawless clarity or stunning color, either. The 31.06-carat blue diamond boasts an ultra-rare blue hue, making […]