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The History Behind Love-Knot Designs Jewelry Tips

Love-knot designs are fairly commonplace in the jewelry world, partially for their interesting visual qualities, but more so for their symbolism. Although they are more commonly used as ring designs, it’s not uncommon for love-knots to appear on bracelets, earrings or even pendants. The reason they work so well for rings is because their symmetrical pattern allows the shanks to continue the design around the...

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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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Sideways Cross Meaning Jewelry Tips

For generations people have chosen to wear jewelry that features the symbol of the cross. From a simple gold cross pendant to an elaborately etched cross with diamonds and gemstones, cross jewelry including cross necklaces, earrings and rings. Recently jewelers have been taking cross jewelry in an entirely new direction…. including the latest trend…the sideways cross. There are several interpretations of the meaning of the...

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Gifts for the Next Ten Years Gift Ideas

Anniversary Gemstone Gifts Years 10 – 15 Congratulations on your first ten years of married bliss. Of course the celebrations don’t end there, and neither do the anniversary gemstone gifts like stackable rings, earrings, necklaces and more. Your 11th anniversary can be celebrated with turquoise, one of the trendiest colors and gemstones of the last few years. Your next anniversary moves to a lovely shade...

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December Gemstone: Blue Topaz Birthstone Jewelry

December has arrived, and for those of us living North of the equator, it’s time to dig out your heaviest coats and scarves to avoid the freezing, dreary weather. It’s also a time for holidays, family, spreading joy, and seeking out warmth in every sense of the word…and in that respect, Topaz is a most fitting birthstone for December. Facets of Time: Topaz’s Natural History...

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Gift Ideas

Your wedding day was probably one of the best days of your life, but the anniversaries that follow are to be cherished as well. They are gentle reminders that your love grows stronger year after year, and there is no better way to commemorate this milestone than with a meaningful anniversary gift. You are no doubt familiar with anniversary milestones that include materials like paper...

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The Many Facets of Citrine Gemstone Jewelry

Uncovering the mystery Citrine is a unique stone with a mystery all its own. Although it comes from the French word for “lemon,” it’s far from sour! Its multifaceted beauty and pale lemon to orange color are associated with success and prosperity. In fact, many merchants keep a piece of Citrine in their cash register to attract wealth. Timeless Luxury Citrine, since its discovery has...

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Celebrity Engagement Ring Trends Engagement Rings

In Hollywood, celebrity brides-to-be are wearing classic and vintage engagement rings. Some prefer white diamonds, others colored diamonds and gemstones. The bands are simple or unique, but one thing is for sure. Everyone has a different style, and they are taking the time to personalize their ring to fit their own style. Some celebrities prefer a simple, classic ring. Singer Ciara wears a timeless emerald-cut...

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Look Who’s Rockin’ Grandma’s Pearls Pearls

If you thought pearls were stuffy and old fashioned…it’s time to take a fresh look. With so many cultured pearl varieties, from Freshwater to Baroque, Tahitian to Mabe, these pearl gifts of the sea have hit landfall in a big and fashionable way. Pearls are rockin’ the red carpet, the big stage and the halls of Buckingham Palace. From Scarlett Johansson’s pearl chocker to the...

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Opal’s Red Carpet Debut Birthstone Jewelry

We have been seeing a trend towards the return of the opal gemstone this fall. The season’s moody shades in fashion and beauty make wearing opal jewelry especially easy, with some Hollywood trendsetters pairing opal with jewel tone fashions. Chrome is always big in beauty during fall and we are seeing it pair with shade-shifting opal. Its unique appearance makes it popular with brides, as...

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