Styling the Choker Necklace

If you are looking for a way to convey out of the box style this season than look no further than the choker necklace. The emerging trend is making a full fledge comeback this season as it was seen on the majority of the major runway shows of the season. Part of the renewed interest …

Every Wardrobe Needs a Statement Piece

Building your jewelry wardrobe is very similar to building your clothing wardrobe in that every wardrobe needs a piece that will be the showpiece of the jewelry box. That piece is known as your statement piece. The function of the statement piece is to be the anchor of your outfit and an overall conversation starter. …

Selecting the Perfect Wedding Bands

Once the initial excitement of the engagement wears off, the true journey begins. Its time to start planning the wedding and selecting your wedding bands. There are several questions that need to be answered when selecting your wedding rings.  Choosing Matching versus Separate Bands The days of every couple choosing to have totally matching wedding …

Diamond 101: What you need to know before buying jewelry?

Shopping for a diamond can be one of the most intimidating and exciting experiences or your life. It is not everyday that you celebrate a milestone that requires the purchase of a diamond; therefore it is important to school yourself in the diamond category before you enter the jewelry store. The following information is the …

To Upgrade or Not to Upgrade

There it is the moment that you have waited your entire life for. He is down on one knee, with that precious box in his outstretched hand, and an adoring look on his face. It is the happiest moment of your life and you can not wait to shout it from the rooftops. You are …

Essential Jewelry Pieces For A Man of Style

When it comes to the art of becoming a man of style, the devil is truly in the details. In the case of fashion, the details are your accessories. If you want to elevate your fashion status to rival those of the truly chic, then the time has come to invest in the necessities of …

What to Wear to Your Next Holiday Party

The time of year has come to fill your social calendar with engagements and plan your holiday wardrobe.  Holiday is the time to bring out some of your most precious pieces and showcase them center stage. Statement Pieces Holiday parties are a great place to showcase some of your most dynamic pieces. Parties are a …

Always the Bridesmaid: Top Jewelry Gifts For Your Bridesmaid

As the holidays approach, many people will be ringing in the New Year with nuptials. In all the excitement of enjoying the bid day don’t forget to think of those who have helped you make the big day possible. Throughout the entire wedding process, your bridesmaids are your rock and so it important to reward …

Storage Wars

For most people their jewelry collection is their pride and joy. Part of protecting one of your largest investments is to ensure that your collection is stored properly while it is waiting for its next wear. If jewelry is stored properly, then it will extend the life of your collection tremendously and provide you with …

The Allure of Black Diamonds

For someone who loves diamonds but wants to stand out in a crowd, black diamonds are a great choice. Not only are they do they create an exciting sultry look, they are rare and elegant. Black diamonds are a great choice for all types of jewelry for both men and women alike. The black diamond …

Top 10 Smithsonian Gems

Top 10 Smithsonian Gems The Smithsonian’s National Gem and Mineral Collection at the National Museum of Natural History has a dazzling array of spectacular gems that are both rare and exquisite. Here is a list of the some of the most popular gems in the Smithsonian’s collection: 1. The Hope Diamond There is no doubt …

Jewelry Tips for Job Interviews

Going on a job interview? It is common knowledge that a job seeker should not wear certain types of clothing such as short skirts, low-cut tops, or 6-inch heels. But what about jewelry? Believe it or not, there are standards of what is acceptable when it comes to the kind of jewelry that is worn …