Ways to Personalize Wedding Rings

RingsWhether you have opted for a classic polished band or one with a complicated design, a personalized touch will be the perfect finish to this very sentimental piece of jewelry.

Many people add matching inscriptions on the insides of the band. It can be an inside joke between the two of you, your wedding date, or sweet nothings that you often whisper to each other. Wedding website TheKnot.com surveyed (more…)

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My Experience at HOFU 2013: With Ilaria Lanzoni

ilaria lanzoniAt Hearts on Fire University 2013, I also had the pleasure of meeting Ilaria Lanzoni, the creative mind behind the Hearts on Fire jewelry collections. Ilaria is the first jewelry designer to work with Hearts on Fire, joining on as the Director of Design in early 2012 with 17 years of design expertise under her belt. Since then, she has created four spectacular collections: Copley, Illa, Lorelei, and (more…)

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My Experience at HOFU 2013: With Master Cutter Brian McHardy

HOFU BMH 3This year, I was lucky enough to attend the Hearts on Fire University held in Las Vegas. What is the HOF University? It is an annual conference to which all of the Hearts on Fire retailers are invited to get together to share stories and ideas, as well as learn more about the company and the brand.

What I was looking forward to the most, and also the highlight of my trip, was being able to watch (more…)

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“Blue Giant of the Orient” world’s largest Sapphire

blue sapphire To commemorate the September birthstone of Sapphire we would like to bring attention to the great “Blue Giant of the Orient” a gem that is the largest faceted blue sapphire in the world. The stone is a cornflower hued cushion cut gem at 486.52 carats set in a platinum brooch with a pave-set diamond halo. Very little is known about the gemstone which was out of public eye for about 100 years.

The (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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2.1 carat Andrea Birthday Diamond found by State Park visitor last week

Brown Diamond

Diamond is the birthstone of the month, and birthday girl Andrea Murphy celebrated her 30th with a trip to Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro, Arkansas. Within 2 hours of being there she found herself a 2.1 carat brown diamond!

The category of colour is known as ice tea and was found in the East Drain area of the park. According to Park Interpreter Margi Jenks, “Because of their dark (more…)

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