A History of Sapphires in Culture: King Mindon and King Thibaw of Burma

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 the special cultural relevance of sapphires, we have gathered together some of our favorite stories to share of historical sapphires through all cultures. The final story, Part X, concludes with King […]

A History of Sapphires in Culture: Joséphine, Empress of the French

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 the special cultural relevance of sapphires, we have gathered together some of our favorite stories to share of historical sapphires through all cultures. Part IX continues Joséphine, Empress of the French. […]

A History of Sapphires in Culture: Catherine the Great

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 the special cultural relevance of sapphires, we have gathered together some of our favorite stories to share of historical sapphires through all cultures. Part VIII continues Catherine the Great. Catherine the […]

A History of Sapphires in Culture: Shah Jahan

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 the special cultural relevance of sapphires, we have gathered together some of our favorite stories to share of historical sapphires through all cultures. Part VII continues Shah Jahan. Shah Jahan – […]

A History of Sapphires in Culture: Rudolf II

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 the special cultural relevance of sapphires, we have gathered together some of our favorite stories to share of historical sapphires through all cultures. Part VI continues Rudolf II. Rudolf II – […]

A History of Sapphires in Culture: Ivan the Terrible

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 the special cultural relevance of sapphires, we have gathered together some of our favorite stories to share of historical sapphires through all cultures. Part V continues Ivan the Terrible. Ivan the […]

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 the special cultural relevance of sapphires, we have gathered together some of our favorite stories to share of historical sapphires through all cultures. Part IV continues with Pope Innocent III. Pope […]

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 the special cultural relevance of sapphires, we have gathered together some of our favorite stories to share of historical sapphires through all cultures. Part III continues Charlemagne. Charlemagne – 747-814 A.D. […]

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 the special cultural relevance of sapphires, we have gathered together some of our favorite stories to share of historical sapphires through all cultures. Part II continues with King Solomon. King […]

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 the special cultural relevance of sapphires, we have gathered together some of our favorite stories to share of historical sapphires through all cultures. Part I of this journey begins with […]