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#DailyJewel – My #LatestObsession – Lauren Harper!

#DailyJewel – My #LatestObsession – Lauren Harper!

Lauren Harper travels to the corners of the earth to find gemstones of perfect color and distinctiveness. Stones from exotic destinations like Namibia, Botswana, Laos, South Africa, Cambodia, Thailand & India give each piece in the collection a unique sensibility, and a one of a kind story. Harper uses warm 18kt yellow gold blends and studs them with brightly colored, always changing combinations of precious gemstones such as Moonstones, Peruvian Opals, Black Diamonds, Thai Sapphires, and of course, brilliant white Diamonds. She finds her inspiration by blending the individual characteristics of each stone with the art, architecture and culture of the places she visits. From ancient Egyptian and Byzantine designs, to Khmer ruins, her muse is the world at large. For more information, please visit…[Description & Reviews]

Antique Wedding Jewelry

Antique Wedding Jewelry

I’m sure that at least once you wandered about the tradition of the wedding ring and what is it with the passing on of the antique wedding jewelry. The ring is used since the time of ancient Rome when it was placed on the right hand on the ring finger, but not without a special significance. It was believed that the right hand has a vein leading to the heart, thus linking the two hearts. Other traditions were responsible for making rings passed from parents to their children, as the model after which today children inherit them from their parents. …[Description & Reviews]

Wedding Rings, Engagement Rings and Rings for everyday wear

Wedding Rings, Engagement Rings and Rings for everyday wear

You first received a ring probably when you were very young that is if you are a woman. If you are however a man you will probably receive your first ring when you will reach the majority age. As a girl you will probably lose your first ring quite easily but you will always have a ring that you can ware on your finger either if you’re four or if you’re 16 you will have a different ring. The first ring of a female kid is usually a golden one with a small ruby this has to be quite sturdy in order to resist the constant rubbing, sucking and constant beating that it will take if…[Description & Reviews]

Bridal Jewelry Gifts

Bridal Jewelry Gifts

The bride mates are the lucky woman that benefit of the bridal jewelry gifts since it is a tradition nowadays for the bride to give jewelry gifts to the made of honor and bridesmaids. This bridal jewelry gifts will be warn during the wedding day, and are given out at the rehearsal dinner. The most common bridal jewelry gifts are necklaces and earrings for woman and in some cases brides man are also given some jewelry. They receive buttons and tai pins. Bridal jewelry gifts are handed out so that the persons close to the bride and groom during the wedding …[Description & Reviews]

Bridal Necklace Jewelry Tips

Bridal Necklace Jewelry Tips

The brides choose the necklaces that they will ware at the wedding according to their entire outfit. Therefore they won’t decide to buy a bridal necklace that will extend to far down to their décolletage if their dress is one that has a shallow décolletage, the same goes for the reverse situation. You can’t ware a tight bridal necklace around your neck when your dress has a deep décolletage. A good tip for you to keep in mind when you’re going to buy a bridal necklace is to choose one that you will be able to use with other occasions as well. …[Description & Reviews]

Groomsmen gifts

Groomsmen gifts

Nowadays, doing the best gift can make you be recalled by most of the receivers after even a couple of years. Since now we can clearly see the importance and headaches a wedding comes with, looking for most of the details from time to time is a condition that will help you carry easily the weight you are ought to feel on your shoulders at such an important event in your life. Either way you have already thought of one of the best groomsmen gifts or you are still looking for the perfect one, there’s nothing bad in seeing if it is able to fulfill all the condition – and the first one should be wondering if it has everything needed to fit their…[Description & Reviews]

NPT Nashville Public Television Appraisal Day

NPT Nashville Public Television Appraisal Day

Last Sunday I was involved in Nashville Public Television’s Appraisal Day! I was the designated jewelry appraiser for the event where anyone could come and bring some of their treasured items to receive verbal appraisals for a small fee. The outcome of the event was awesome–over 100 people showed up–with arms full of paintings, sculptures, interesting antiques and some heirloom jewelry. Over $15,000 was raised for NPT and I was happy to be involved and donate my time and budding expertise! It was my first “appraisal fair” and I had a lot of fun talking to people about their pretty jewels. Above are some …[Description & Reviews]

Tiara and jewelry sets

Nowadays, it is said that appearance is everything – but what kind of appearance? Since we all know that kitsch are out of discussion when we are talking about women who wish to feel proud about who they are, and then the tiara and jewelry sets are the ones left to talk about. From time to time, in order to satisfy women you need to take into account buying them something that can raise their self-esteem. It is worldwide known that this is the most wished thing by women, and how better way to put it into practice if not following our few steps to their heart? In case you wish to find more, stick with us and keep reading: Over the time, more and more …[Description & Reviews]

Diamond Simulant

Diamond simulants appeared not only as a result of several ethical unease and concerns, but because of the steep and stinging prices of true, naturally-formed diamonds as well. While many advocated against the unreasonable, dangerous, poorly paid and even illegal conditions in which some diamonds were being extracted, especially in parts like South Africa, scientists were coming up with solutions whose results they probably didn’t expect themselves. However, it must be noted that the diamond simulant is not the same thing as synthetic diamonds, which are made from actual diamond material that is produced through chemical processes in the laboratory. While it is made from significantly different materials than…[Description & Reviews]

Unique Wedding Centerpieces

   Weddings are among the most beautiful moments in people’s lives because they celebrate the union of two people and they are events of great joy. The wedding business has really developed from year to year precisely because it deals in something that will never go out of fashion, which is why it can be quite difficult to organize a unique and original wedding these days. It is not impossible, however, because more and more wedding caterers are starting to provide original items for wedding decoration and organization. For example, those who wish to organize their weddings themselves or with the help of a wedding planner can opt to purchase unique wedding centerpieces to decorate tables…[Description & Reviews]

Bridesmaid jewelry sets

A wedding ceremony represents the best opportunity for brides to look fabulous and make all heads turn. But, not only the bride to be needs to look perfect on her wedding day in putting on the ideal bridal wear and accessories, as the clothing of the bridesmaids should also complement her wedding gown. If you care for your bridesmaids, who are your closest friends, then you should pick for them some dresses and bridesmaid jewelry sets they should feel comfortable in. And if you want your bridesmaids to love you, make sure you take into consideration even the suggestions that your closest friends have regarding their outfits and accessories. For instance, if …[Description & Reviews]

Wedding Ring Styles Guide

Classic Wedding Band more… It is hard to believe that one event can require so many decisions. There’s the dress choice, the theme colors, the location, the date, the food options, who and who does not get an invitation, and that’s just the preliminary planning. Weddings require a million and one decisions, but there are a few decisions that are much more important than others. One of these is the wedding ring. Ideally the wedding and the engagement ring will pair together as splendidly as the married couple themselves. This isn’t always the easiest two items to pair up…[Description & Reviews]

All About Bracelets!

Give her a gift she can wear daytime, nighttime and anytime in between. A bracelet is one of those rare gifts that she can wear for any occasion. There is certainly no better way to say “I love you” than with a timeless piece of jewelry. Regardless her tastes, you can find a wonderful bracelet made just for her. Here is our guide to the different styles of bracelets to choose from: Pillow Tennis Bracelet more… Diamond Tennis Bracelets This elegant piece has little to nothing to do with tennis and it certainly goes well with just about any outfit, on or off the court. The name “tennis bracelet” has a very interesting and rather comical origin. The name…[Description & Reviews]

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Lulu Frost For J.Crew
Lulu Frost’s most recent collection for J.Crew is filled with gorgeous estate inspired jewels. {pc} [Read entire post]
Geometric Dream SOLD
Geometric Dream Earrings*One of a Kind*14K Gold-filled Lever Back Earrings with Light Aquamarine Swarovski CrystalGold Vermeil CoinsSwarovski Light Turquoise Cube CrystalsSold, and headed to Brooklyn, New York!Thank you! [Read entire post]
Channel Set Engagement Rings
Another popular engagement ring style is the channel setting. With this method of setting diamonds, the stones are placed side by side and are held in place by a metal channel. Similar to the pave setting, the channel setting uses [Read entire post]
#AGTA Announces the  2015 AGTA Spectrum Awards™ Judges
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Copy Jamie Chung’s Blush-Colored Look
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Giveaway: an overflowing handful of buttons!
Do you remember the soft wrapped cuff bracelet I made last month from the buttons I received from The Bead and Button Company, UK? Well, they were very generous, much more generous than I will be capable of benefiting from [Read entire post]