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Jewelry Trends in 2014: What to Expect for the Rest of the Year

If you’re looking for an ideal gift for a special someone’s birthday, anniversary, graduation, wedding, or any other celebration or occasion, jewelry’s a wonderful gift that never goes out of style. However, it too can be influenced by the changing trends, and 2014 has seen a lot of them. If you want to buy a gift that will really make an impact this year, look to these hot trends and shop them now. First of all, colorful jewelry is back in. Before you dive in though, only certain colors have risen to true popularity. Orange will really make an impact Read More →

Inspired By: Aquamarine

While March is slowly waning, its birthstone is just heating up. The gorgeous gem aquamarine is prized for its beauty. And it’s been safely guiding seafarers home and away from sirens for millenia if its lore to believe. Besides helping you avoid chance encounters with Ursula the sea witch, it looks like it might be valuable for yet another reason: its trendsetting properties. Not since emerald swept every color palette in late 2012 has a jewel tone reigned so supreme over everything from interior to design to fashion to fine jewelry. In fact, said emerald saturation earned the hue the Read More →

Pantone Color of the Year: Radiant Orchid

When Pantone announces its Color of the Year it’s like Christmas for bloggers. Well, they typically announce it smack in the middle of Christmas shopping season, so it’s like Christmas within Christmas – a fabulous topic for oodles of gift guides and other visual inspiration graphics. It’s also Pantone’s fantastic way of branding while introducing itself to people who aren’t interior decorators or graphic designers. And, without fail, it produces knee-jerk reactions that far outweigh the seriousness of a designate annual color. No Color of The Year since Tangerine Tango has produced such vehement disagreement on Twitter and Pinterest. Radiant Read More →

Going Once, Going Twice: Angelina Jolie Jewelry Auction for Sale to the Highest Bidder

If you’re in the market for a 9.17 carat, cushion-cut emerald ring valued at approximately $200,000, you’re in luck. Fuel up the Learjet on June 15th and hop over to Hong Kong, where esteemed auction house Tiancheng International will be selling this custom piece, along with a dazzling diamond choker, at their Jade and Jadeite Spring Auction. Oh, and did we happen to mention that they belong to Angelina Jolie? Not only is she an Oscar winning actress, mother of six, and celebrated humanitarian, Jolie is also an artist, having collaboratively designed the piece with celebrity jewelry designer Robert Procop Read More →

Feature Friday: Mint Dresses and Mint Gems

Feature Friday is Fashion Friday and TGIF! We’re featuring one of our favorite pieces from the showroom fashioned two ways for whatever your weekend holds. Mint was one of last spring’s hottest colors and it looks like the fresh hue isn’t going anywhere in spring 2013 fashion trends. With Pantone choosing Emerald as the 2013 color of the year, mint dresses, pants, jeans, shoes, tops and jewelry are a welcome addition to the green family. Our vintage cocktail chrysoprase ring is the perfect shade of mint green, we’re just having a hard time choosing between these mint dresses! On the Read More →

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