Where Does Gold Come From?

By Emily on Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 in history, Informational, precious metals, Uncategorized. No Comments

Its luster and rarity are what attract so many people to this valuable fine metal, but where exactly does gold come from? Well, believe it or not gold has an extraterrestrial origin. The precious metal commonly used in fine jewelry is formed by cataclysmic stellar explosions called supernovae. A supernova occurs at the end of… Read More


15 of the Most Fascinating Ruby Facts

By Emily on Wednesday, July 6th, 2016 in Gemstone, Informational, Uncategorized. No Comments

The vibrant red color and brilliance of rubies are what attract so many people to this precious gemstone. There’s definitely no shortage of interesting facts and folklore surrounding July’s birthstone so we narrowed it down and created our list of the 15 most fascinating facts about rubies. The name ruby comes from the Latin word… Read More