As summer ends and autumn begins
we look upward for falling leaves and the harvest moon.
Sapphire, the birthstone for September,
has long been associated with the sky and
the heavens as a celestial gemstone.
(for a full list of birthstones
by month click here)
Traditionally we think blue for sapphire; from the
deep blue of the evening sky to the shining mid-blue of a lovely
summer's day However, this magnificent gemstone also comes in many
other colors; which are referred to as "Fancy Sapphires" : not only in
the transparent greyish-blue of a distant horizon but also in the
gloriously colorful play of light in a sunset – in yellow, pink, orange
and purple. Fancy
sapphires are pure individualism and are just made for lovers of
individualistic colored stone jewelry.
its magnificent colors, its transparency, but also its constancy and
durability are qualities associated with this gemstone; not the least of
these characteristics is Sapphires excellent hardness (9 on the Mohs
scale). Indeed their hardness is exceeded only by that of the diamond.
you like the warm elegance of Yellow Gold
prefer the cool allure of White Gold or Platinum
combine them both with a bi-color jewelry design...
Reuse, Recycle, Repair, Remount
Unique and Custom creations are Voyagers specialty -
unlike most jewelers,
we do all work in house and are able to work with existing pieces to
make them "new" again from a good cleaning and polishing to adding
stones or reusing a part of the old design to create a new piece. This
ability to create brand new from scratch, innovative designs, to reusing
and redesigning existing pieces allows Voyagers to be your personal and
full service jewelers. We do free estimates for any design.
always, we recommend that you regularly have your jewelry checked &
inspected. We can do that while you wait ... as well as keep
your jewelry sparkling & clean.....
After cleaning, we
will check for any missing stones; inspect each stone for
tightness; and look for chips, nicks and breakage.
Prongs, shanks and mountings will be inspected for wear and cracks.
If repairs are needed, we will make suggestions and discuss possible
options with you.
here for more
information on having your jewelry repaired.
here for more
information on having jewelry designed