Hearts on Fire Diamond Hunt

HOFOne of the most renowned diamond brands – Hearts on Fire – will host a Diamond Hunt at Fenway Park Stadium in Boston, Massachusetts on September 30th. Known as “America’s Most Beloved Ballpark”, Fenway Park has been home to the Boston Red Sox for over a century, making it the oldest Major League Baseball stadium still in use today.

Boston is also home to the Hearts on Fire brand, and now holds their (more…)

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Estate Jewelry

Estate RingEstate refers to something previously owned including anything from land to jewelry. This type of jewelry is often called vintage or antique. It may come from a variety of different eras such as Georgian or Victorian. They are rare, but this does not necessarily mean that these designs would be more expensive, just that they will be more unique. Estate jewelry is becoming especially popular in engagement (more…)

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Gemstones Uncovered: Zircon

ZirconZircon is named after the element it contains, Zirconium. Zirconium is a shiny white-gray metal that looks like titanium. Its name comes from the Persian word Zargun meaning gold-like. It is not a well-known stone and is often confused with a similarly named stone Cubic Zirconia. However, these two stones are completely different. Zircon has a very different chemical composition and is a natural mineral.

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Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux are Engaged!

The RingThis beautiful Hollywood couple have been dating for more than a year before Theroux popped the question with an enviable sparkler. He proposed to her at his 41st birthday celebration in a New York restaurant, and received the best present when she said yes!

While the pair had no qualms about keeping their relationship a secret, the engagement and nuptials are currently under tight wraps. After (more…)

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Staple Diamond Jewelry

Diamond StudsFor women, every piece of clothing we own is put into one of two categories: staples, and non-staples. Staples are typically high-quality pieces that can be worn again and again through each season, versus non-staples that are in trend for a season or two. The staple items are usually in neutral colors like black, beige, tan, and white because they go with anything and are always in style. More money (more…)

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Cocktail Rings

RingCocktail rings are large, dramatic rings that give a splash of style to any outfit. These rings were first introduced during the prohibition in the USA when women would wear them to illegal cocktail parties. They gave off the idea that these women could do whatever they wanted however they wanted. Now these rings can be worn up or worn down and come in many different styles.

Cocktail rings are here (more…)

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Emerald by Day, Ruby by Night

AlexandriteThis colour changing chrysoberyl was first discovered in 1834 in Russia. This was around the same time that the Russian Tsar Alexander II was in power and therefore it was given the name Alexandrite. It is an extremely rare gemstone and is therefore not often found in jewelry. This gemstone is not fascinating at first, but once you have seen it in the light it has a unique beauty.

Alexandrite is (more…)

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2012 London Olympics

2012The 2012 London Olympics featured the largest ever medals weighing in at just under a pound with a diameter of 3 inches. They were almost double the size of the medals from the last summer games in Beijing in 2008. However, although these medals are extremely large, they may be valued as low as $4.50 Canadian.

The International Olympic Committee had set out specific rules for how much gold, silver (more…)

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Mouawad 1001 Nights Diamond Purse

Diamond PurseThis diamond purse holds the Guinness World Record of being the most valuable handbag in the entire world. Covered in diamonds, it is valued at around $3.8 million USD. The purse, crafted by Robert Mouawad, is a heart-shaped clutch. It is hand crafted from 18 karat gold and is encrusted with 4,517 diamonds. Of all the diamonds 105 are yellow, 56 are pink, and the rest are colourless. The purse weighs (more…)

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