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.

On one of the most special (more…)

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Spring 2013 Colours In Jewellery

SpringColor authority Pantone is forecasting a dominance of bright vivid hot reds and yellows among cool neutral pastel blues and soft greens and purples for spring this year.

The color spectrum gives lots of room to get creative with colored gemstone jewelry. Rich blue and purple jewels, you could stick to silver to shimmer with your neutral tones, or use ruby and yellow gold to add surprise pops of (more…)

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Valentine’s Gift Ideas

hearts on fire pendantsA flurry of flowers, colorful feminine store displays, PDA’s… Valentine’s Day must be right around the corner. Flowers and chocolate are wonderful gestures for the lucky lady in your life, but jewelry will put her over the moon. For romantic, traditional and timeless jewelry, diamonds or pearls are the perfect choice.

Hearts on Fire diamonds are a great complement to a fine jewelry wardrobe – elegant, (more…)

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Pearl Quality

Pearl EarringsWhile pearls are beautiful to look at, few people really know how to determine the difference in quality between them. Pearl quality is measured by numerous factors including type, thickness of nacre, luster, shape, colour and size. There are many different types of pearls; the four popular ones are Akoya, Freshwater, Tahitian and South Sea. Akoya pearls are usually a classic white colour and have (more…)

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