Retirement SALE! - 20% off sapphire engagement rings, gemstones and jewelry until everything is gone!
All one of a kind items!

Gemstone and Jewelry SALE!  20% off all inventory

Gemstone and Jewelry SALE! 20% off all inventory

by Andrea Van Wilgenburg

Sapphire engagement rings, loose sapphires, other loose gemstones, and gemstone jewelry 20% off until all inventory is cleared.  To shop our online sale, click HERE We carry 1000's of gemstones; sapphires, rubies, emeralds, alexandrites, opals, tourmalines, etc, so it will take time to list and clear all of our inventory.    Please keep in mind, because everything is one of a kind, in fairness to other customers, we are unable to hold/reserve items. After 30 years in the jewelry business, we have decided that it is time to retire.  We want to say a heart felt "thank you" to all of our wonderful customers over the years.  We wish you all the very best. Sincerely, Rogerio and Andrea        

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Non Heat Treated Sapphires by Pristine Gemstone Jewelry

Non Heat Treated Sapphires by Pristine Gemstone Jewelry

by Andrea Van Wilgenburg

Non Heat Treated Sapphires It is rare to find a sapphire that has not received heat treatment.  Approximately 95% of sapphires on the market have received heat treatment. Heat treatment is a common, stable, well accepted practice. It is basically an extension of the natural formation of gemstones; heat and pressure and it only causes subtle improvements in color and clarity, if at all. It is such a common practice that it is the only treatment of sapphires that is not required to be disclosed, as it is just assumed heat treatment is present. All other known treatments must be disclosed.  You will often notice in appraisals and gem certificates that heat treatment is mentioned ONLY if it is not present.  ...

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