Stone Setting Styles

RingSo much goes into an engagement ring, different styles and stones and metals, that you can be overwhelmed by all the choices available. The best thing to do is take it one step at a time. If you already have a stone in mind, this will be a good place to start.

The stone setting is an integral part of any ring design as it will help showcase the main stone and lend character to the ring. All other (more…)

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A Love Affair with Jewellery

EmeraldLegendary actress and movie icon, Elizabeth Taylor’s great enthusiasm for jewellery over the years has made her private collection one of the most sought after estates in recent American history. Her book “Elizabeth Taylor: My Love Affair with Jewelry” is a personal narrative which intertwines stories of her romantic relationships with her passion for collecting jewellery. Taylor’s knowledge of fine (more…)

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What Does Luck Have To Do With It?

Diamond BraceletSotheby’s Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite autumn sale in Hong Kong brought in about $50 million in sales across 388 lots. There was a diamond-heavy collection of jewels under the hammer as usual, with a large turnout of Asian buyers and private collectors.

The rapidly changing economy of China lends itself to an increasing demand for luxury jewelry. The newly prosperous Chinese buyers see both an (more…)

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Sotheby’s Auctions off Jewels from Legendary Lauders

EvelynJewellery from the collections of beauty moguls Estee Lauder and her daughter-in-law, Evelyn Lauder will be featured at Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels auction on December 5. The proceeds from the auction are projected to exceed $13 million and will go to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, an organization founded by Evelyn in 1993. Evelyn also is credited with creating the well-known pink ribbon symbol (more…)

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What Goes Into Custom Made Jewelry?

You may have heard of celebrities collaborating with jewelers to custom design anything from engagement rings to anniversary gifts to red carpet adornments. Their designs are generally very elaborate, exclusive, and expensive! However, custom made jewelry isn’t only for the rich and famous. Here we include a breakdown of the process and what you can expect.

One of the main benefits of custom made (more…)

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Ambrosia to Model Victoria’s Floral Fantasy Bra

AmbrosiaVictoria’s Secret Fashion Show is sure to be red hot this year as supermodel Alessandra Ambrosia will be strutting down the runway in the ‘Floral Fantasy’ bra valued at $2.5 million Victoria’s Secret Fantasy Bra, was created by London Jewelers and is handset with amethysts, rubies, and sapphires as well as white, pink and yellow diamonds. On top of all the bling, the bra is set in 18 karat rose and (more…)

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