Author Archives: Dr Shihaan Larif

Stuart Sapphire

Origin of name

The Stuart Sapphire gets its name from the House of Stuarts, the Royal House of Scotland from 1371, and of England from 1603 to 1714 except for a short period of interruption between 1649 and 1660, during the republican commonwealth. The…

Logan Blue Sapphire

Origin of name

The Logan Blue Sapphire gets its name from Mrs. John A. Logan in whose honor the stone has been named after she donated it in 1960 to the National Museum of Natural History of the Smithsonian Institution, in Washington D.C.