The month of October has a variety of birthstones associated with it including Tourmaline and Pink Sapphire, but most commonly Opal is named the official birthstone.
Opal is known for its unique display of flashing rainbow colors called play-of-color. Play-of-color occurs because the stone is made up of sub-microscopic spheres stacked in a grid-like pattern—like layers […]
Awards season is upon us, kicked off by the 69th Emmy Awards ceremony last week. Here are some of the most stunning jewels of the night…
Mandy Moore wore a pink sapphire and diamond ensemble designed by Jennifer Meyer:
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt star Ellie Kemper continued the pink sapphire theme with Lorraine Schwartz earrings and ring featuring […]
The September birthstone is the Sapphire. Blue sapphire belongs to the mineral species corundum. It can be a pure blue but ranges from greenish blue to violetish blue. The name “sapphire” can also apply to any corundum that’s not red and doesn’t qualify as ruby (another corundum variety).
Besides blue sapphire and ruby, the corundum family […]
The birthstone for the month of August is the Peridot. Peridot is the gem variety of the mineral Olivine. Its chemical composition includes iron and magnesium, and iron is the cause of its attractive yellowish-green colors. The gem often occurs in volcanic rocks called basalts, which are rich in these two elements.
Peridot has always been associated […]
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The July birthstone is the Ruby. Ruby is the most valuable variety of the corundum mineral species, which includes sapphire. In fact, Rubies can command the highest per-carat price of any colored stone. In its purest form, the mineral corundum is colorless. Trace elements that become part of the mineral’s crystal structure cause variations in […]
Earlier this month we saw yet another awards ceremony pass glittering by, complete with all the frills and finery. As always, paired with the stunning gowns, were stunning pieces of jewelry! Here are just a few of our favorites…
Ileana Ferreras in marquetry earrings by Silvia Furmanovich:
Cynthia Nixon wearing an 18 Karat yellow gold and diamond […]
Pearls occur in a wide variety of colors. The most familiar are white and cream, but the palette of colors extends to every hue. The main color, or bodycolor, is often modified by additional colors called overtones, which are typically pink, green, purple, or blue.
In jewelry, pearls are either natural or cultured. Natural pearls form around […]
“One lucky lady snagged the deal of a lifetime over 30 years ago when she purchased what she thought was merely a fun cocktail ring, but what turned out to be a diamond worth more than $450,000.
The unaware buyer who spent approximately $15 at a flea market in London had no idea the gem was […]
The Met Gala was Monday, May 1st and the jewelry trends on the red carpet this year proved to be truly artistic. From mis-matched earrings and unusual stones, to ear cuffs and stunning brooches, it didn’t disappoint.
“In honor of the new Costume Institute exhibit, Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art of the In-Between, guests at the Met […]