Peridot beach August birthstone

BeachWhat better way to commemorate the birthstone of August then with a whole beach lined with it! The birthstone of the month is peridot and it comes in abundance on a small beach in Hawaii.

Papakolea Beach is a green sand beach; the sand came from a volcanic eruption that spewed green ash sand over 49,000 years ago. The green colour formed from Olivine rock fragments that came from the mountain. Olivine (more…)

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Egyptian male toe rings fashion or medicine

Egypt Archeologists have acquired evidence of males in ancient Egypt who wore copper alloy toe rings more than 3,300 years ago. It is a mystery as to if the rings were merely fashion or had magical healing properties. Copper has a high conductivity rate and is known to move charged particles and electrons, since our body has an electrical circuitry it’s no doubt why Egyptians could have used a copper ring (more…)

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Hearts on Fire Crown for Miss Universe Australia 2013

CrownRecently, Hearts on Fire, maker of the world’s most perfectly cut diamond, announced that Miss Universe Australia 2013, Olivia Wells will be crowned with a custom-made diamond crown designed by director Ilaria Lanzoni.

Hearts on Fire is the official jewellery sponsor for the event and has been working to create a piece which represents an extension of the Illa Collection featuring comets and star (more…)

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Various uses of Diamonds

diamondA diamond is forever as the old saying goes and its true these durable gems last through jewellery wearing to the extreme heat intensive, and pressurized treatment of some other non-conventional ways that diamonds are used. It has many uses not just for wearing delicately on your finger it is also known as the hardest substance known to man. This precious metal stays intact for many years without getting (more…)

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Christie’s First Summer Jewels Online Auction

Christie’s, renowned international auction house of fine goods, announced their first online-only jewelry auction “Summer Jewels” starting July 17th to the 26th. The auction will include over 100 lots of jewels from contemporary designers, with estimates ranging from $1,000 – $50,000 USD. This new venture by Christie’s aims to provide accessible, unique, high quality jewelry; compared to some of Christie’s (more…)

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