Since officially opening our mining operation in 2017, we’ve welcomed a few incredible designers to Aappaluttoq. Exploring the mine and its surroundings as a designer is an invaluable experience and plays an enormous role in telling the story of our rubies and pink sapphires.
Fall in love with Greenlandic Gemstones and Modern Greenlandic Jewelry! We’re excited to introduce KITAA, a new Greenlandic collection of jewels that bring our responsible sourced rubies and pink sapphires to individuals around the world.
What’s not to love about these exquisite gems? Commonly known to be blue, sapphires actually come in a variety of colors; they can be colorless, yellow, green, orange, black, purple, pink and everything in between. The most sought after and valuable colors are pure velvety blue or orange-pink (known as Padparadscha).
Colored Gemstones have always fascinated us! There’s something so mysterious, and also unbelievable, when you think of what it took for our Earth to create such Treasures. Some buried underground, some found in shallow waters or streams, some scattered in sandy plains or rocky outcrops - we’re all enticed by a gemstone’s color, beauty and radiance.
People all over the globe have traded gemstones since time immemorial. Imagine a hunter-gatherer seeing a sparkling pebble in the stream and being immediately captivated by its glow and color! Over the centuries, human beings have always shown curiosity and interest in nature’s precious gems, and monetary and trading values became associated with these tiny treasures.
This Earth Day we get to celebrate more than just the revival of nature as the world starts to emerge from lockdowns and isolation. With longer days and warmer weather, as nature comes back to life we are reminded of the bond we have with all that surrounds us, our friends and family, as well as our Mother Earth. Join us on a journey from Earth Day to sustainability our commitment to the future! This Earth Day is specifically significant for us, as we celebrate the new an iconic design by Pomellato.
After months of hibernation, March brings rebirth, renewal and awakening to the Northern Hemisphere. Keeping in sync with the symbolism of Spring, March 8th is celebrated around the world as International Women’s Day, a time of reflection and commemoration of the contributions made by women today and throughout history. It is a time to justly give prominent female figures their spotlight.
The heart shape is one of the most recognized symbols in the world, but have you ever wondered how all 7.8 billion of us agreed that this symmetrical heart - a far cry from the organ we carry inside us - is the universal sign for LOVE?