“Blue Belle of Asia” 392-Carat Sapphire Shatters World Record

blue belleExcited bidders at Christie’s Geneva saw the price for the stunning 392-carat, cornflower blue sapphire skyrocket – pushing past its pre-sale estimate of $6.9 – $9.9million – to a record breaking $17.7 million. The cushion cut stone also holds another record, for being the fourth largest faceted blue sapphire.

Rahul Kadakia, International Head of Christie’s Jewelry Department, proclaimed that the (more…)

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The Votes are In: 2014 Color of the Year is Radiant Orchid

ColorPantone’s pick of the year is Radiant Orchid, a hot pink infused shade of purple. Following this year’s Emerald Green, it seems that the trend is towards bright, jewel-toned colors. In fact, the two are color-wheel opposites. When paired together, they create a nice complementary contrast, which means you can take all of the emerald green in your current wardrobe and wear it again this year!

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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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The Stone of Heaven

JadeJadeJade is and has always been an extremely precious stone to people everywhere. Tribes in Central America considered jade as holy and used it to adorn royalty. In Chinese culture, jade is used as a status symbol to show ones worth. This precious stone is traditionally known as a light green coloured. However, it can actually come in a variety of colours including black, white, orange, blue, lavender (more…)

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Angelina Jolie Sporting an Engagement Ring!

Angelina BradThe rumors are true – Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, one of Hollywood’s most well-known power couples are engaged to be married. They share six children together, three of their own and three adopted. In fact, they have admitted that their children were the main reason behind the engagement – Angelina said in an interview with ABC News “I think it would be hard to say no to the kids.” So she said yes (more…)

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2012 Celebrity Engagement Rings

Amber Rose's Engagement RingIn 2012 several celebrities have been popped the question and given engagement rings which are the talk of the town. Some of the celebrities include Halle Berry, Drew Barrymore and Amber Rose.

Halle Berry’s fiancé, Olivier Martinez had Halle take an ancient Phoenician alchemy test in order to determine her favorite colors, shapes and numbers, etc. What was the outcome you may ask? A four-carat emerald! (more…)

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