Tag: birthstone jewelry


Jewelry Tips

The “more baubles the better” may be fine for costume jewelry, but when it comes to fine diamond and gemstone jewelry, it’s not a matter of quantity, it’s knowing what key pieces you need, to add the finishing touch to any outfit. It’s time to clean out your jewelry box, examine what you have, and what you still might need. To help you get started,...

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Gemstone Jewelry

You may know that opals are the birthstone for those born in October,  as well as popular gifts to commemorate the 14th and 18th year of marriage. But, do you know all of these other opal fun facts? Popular Myths Opals have inspired tall tales ranging from the belief that opals are : The Creator’s footprint at the base of a rainbow (Australian aborigine), Tears...

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Jewelry Tips

Sure, you love your classic stud earrings but what if you could transform them into an entire new look? No magic necessary. Just earring jackets. Earring jackets typically have a center hole in which your studs fit, converting them into any number of new styles like: Gemstone Earring Jackets Double Halo Earring Jackets Floral Earrings Jackets Colored Diamond Earring Jackets Square Earring Jackets Pearls Stud...

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Jewelry Tips

Art deco is a style of architecture, design, art, clothing and jewelry popularized in the 1920’s that makes heavy use of geometric shapes, symmetrical lines and patterns, and a strong use of color.  Art deco was influenced by the advent of the industrialized machine age, new technology, jazz music, archeological discoveries and women gaining voting rights and liberation for the first time. Art deco drew...

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Wedding

Are you sticking with something borrowed, something blue? Having an equal number of groomsmen and bridesmaids?  Are you leaving your favorite friend, you beloved giant husky, back at home for the ceremony? No two brides are the same and a growing number are choosing nonconventional engagement rings – throwing caution to the wind and becoming engaged with emeralds, blue sapphires and garnets instead.    ...

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Bridesmaids

They are your closest friends, your nearest and dearest supporters. They have always been there and now here they are again, as your bridesmaids on the biggest day of your life. A friend so near and dear deserves a special gift of thanks for all they’ve done and do. These days, bridesmaid’s gifts vary in price and quality. From glammed-up make-up bags to spa treatments,...

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Birthstone Jewelry / Necklaces

The Pearls of Wisdom you might not know Pearls are the Only Gift of the Living Sea When it comes to jewelry, pearls are the only gemstone known to date that are made by living animals. There is no Perfect Pearl The look may be perfect, just what you wanted….the Tahitian Black the perfect tones of blue, but it won’t ever be perfect, because no...

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Pearls – The Elegance of the June Birthstone Birthstone Jewelry

“You can’t ever go wrong with pearls. Perhaps pearls are a girl’s best friend after all.” – Ki Hackney Every woman deserves to wear pearls and if you were born in the month of June, then you’ve got the perfect excuse. As well as being the birthstone for June, it’s also the anniversary gemstone for the 1st, 12th and 30th years of marriage. But you...

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A Brief History of April’s Birthstone, the Diamond Birthstone Jewelry

If you were born in the month of April, you’re pretty darn lucky, because your birthstone is none other than the DIAMOND! I mean, we know it’s not like you needed another excuse to want some diamonds, but we’re providing you with one anyway. Diamonds are by far the most popular precious stone. They are extremely rare, beautiful and valuable. They are also in high-demand....

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Garnet, the Other Red Stone Birthstone Jewelry

How lucky can you get? If you or someone you know celebrates a January birthday, they can thank their lucky stars that they were born during this first month of the year. They share garnet as their birthstone, a gemstone that’s warm and bright, in contrast to the cold and nasty weather January brings to so many across the country. Predominantly red in color, garnets...

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