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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Pearls Reborn

Kim KardashianThere is always a misconception that pearls are meant to be worn by aged women.

I’m here to tell you, things have changed, and younger people are redesigning pearls and making them cool once again.

Many of us follow the latest trends of fashionista, Kim Kardashian. One of her more recent fashion do’s include a pair of Giuseppe Zanotti x Kanye West’s sandals. Not only are these sandals an eye (more…)

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Tahitian Dream

PearlsTahitian Pearls are also known as “Black Pearls”. They are typically found in French Polynesia and in the South Pacific. The first culturing started in 1961 in Bora Bora where they discovered Pearl Farms could multiply in the region. Therefor farms were created in Manihi, Marutea and Mangareva in order to increase French Polynesian pearl production.

The actual process of raising a pearl is not easy, (more…)

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Elizabeth Taylor Auction

AuctionOn December 13, 2011 the Elizabeth Taylor Jewelry Auction hit a world record of sales for a private collection. The auction raked in a total of $116 million dollars in sales among international phone buyers and in room elites. The auction held in New York also broke six other world records such as highest price sold for a pearl jewel, per carat price for a colorless diamond, price for an Indian jewelanda (more…)

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