Something Old, New, Borrowed and Blue

MarriedThe old bride’s adage goes that on her wedding day, she must wear “something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue”. Because its usually difficult to fit four different things into your wedding day ensemble, brides can combine more than one into an item – i.e. something old and borrowed, or new and blue. Jewelry is a great way to combine these things.

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Designers I Like… Lusciouss

Jewelry RingWhen I walked into Secret Sapphire for the first time, what immediately caught my eye were the beautiful sterling silver pieces of the Lusciouss collection. They were big, bold pieces but at the same time also delicate-looking and feminine. I could easily imagine them being worn on a casual Sunday to a fancy dinner party and everything in between.

Unlike any of the silver/sterling silver jewelry (more…)

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Feel Lusciouss In Silver Jewellery Whatever Your Mood

lusciousWhile men’s preferences remain fairly consistent over time, women, as is their prerogative, change the way they feel about things regularly. For example, over a month a woman will move from being attracted to strong extrovert and very masculine men to gentler, softer and introspective men based on her hormone levels. And so it is no surprise that she may express herself differently at these times as (more…)

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Gemstones Uncovered: Topaz

TopazTopazWhat exactly is topaz?

The word Topaz comes from the island of Topazos in the Red Sea, where the Romans first discovered pieces of this stone. It is a mineral that is naturally occurring in rhombic prisms and comes in a few shades, discussed below. It is also designated as the birthstone of November, and the Wedding anniversary gemstone.

The ancient Egyptians said that topaz was colored by the (more…)

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