Celebrity Engagements

2013 is shaping up to be the year of the celebrity wedding. The A-list stars that are set to say “I do” just keeps getting longer. Kate Hudson Engaged Even though there are wedding bells abounding, not all of the celebrity couples that were engaged this year are rushing to the alter to make it …

Kate Winslet Weds in Secret Ceremony

Hollywood has long been known as a trendsetter when it comes to how to throw the perfect wedding. As of late though it seems like there is a new more secretive trend emerging. More and more celebrities are tying the knot in secret ceremonies in an effort to preserve the intimacy of the moment for …

Celebrity Jewelry Trends Wedding

12/12/12 was the final date in this century with repeating numbers in the time stamp which makes it a popular choice for couples to choose to begin their life together. As with every other aspect of our lives, celebrity trends will serve as a large part of the festivities of the day. Some of the …

Natalie Portman’s antique engagement ring

Natalie Portman stepped out at the Oscars with two wedding bands to match her uniuqe antique diamond engagement ring. According to People Magazine, the subtle wedding bands were seen as an announcement of Portman’s marriage to Benjamin Millepied. Portman’s jeweler decided to give her not just one, but two beautiful wedding bands to flank the …

Kate Middleton wears Princess Diana’s stunning 18-carat sapphire engagement ring

Celebs Show True Blue Loyalty with Brilliant Sapphire Engagement Rings Sapphires are precious gems with striking, rich blue hues. The sapphire symbolizes loyalty, making it ideal for diamond engagement rings. Trend-setting celebs have been spotted wearing sapphire engagement rings. Here are a few with noteworthy blue baubles: Kate Middleton won more than Prince William’s heart …

Few things to consider when looking into vintage unique engagement rings

So you’re about to tie the knot with your girlfriend and you don’t think you have enough knowledge when it comes to engagement rings let alone unique vintage engagement rings. In that case it might just be in your best interest to head out to an expert retailer. However, we’ve put together some helpful tips you …

Choosing Jewelry for Your Skin Tone

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and when it comes to selecting beautiful pieces of jewelry, that beauty can sometimes be determined based on the skin tone of the beholder. Skin tone impacts your jewelry choices in much the same way that it impacts your choices in fashion. The color of pieces is …

A diamond heart pendant is a beautiful way to say “I love you” on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Jewelry Offers Tokens of Lasting Love Valentine’s Day is a time to celebrate romance, passion and love. What better way to woo your lover than with a beautiful piece of Valentine’s Day jewelry? Here is a rundown of some of the most popular Valentine’s Day jewelry options: Pendants A heart pendant is a fitting …

December Birthstone

The birthstone dates back to the bible and the breastplate of Aaron, the brother of Moses. His breastplate housed four rows of precious stones which symbolized the twelve months of the year and the twelve signs of the Zodiac. 1912 was the first time that the birthstone standard was made official. The American National Association …

Diamond mines in South Africa opened up more opportunities for diamond use

Diamond History Diamonds, the world’s most valuable stones, have a long and interesting history, as they’ve inspired countless theories, practices and styles throughout the centuries. The story of diamonds dates back to ancient times. There are records of diamonds used in India 3,000 years ago. During those times, diamonds were valued for refracting light and …

Halle Berry’s unique antique engagement ring revealed

According to Style News, Halle Berry’s ring is hand-crafted yellow-gold setting with engraved sentimental symbols that only Berry can comprehend, as well as two diamond accents on the sides. Perhaps one of the piece’s most alluring features is the emerald center stone. Emeralds are extremely rare and very expensive. The jeweler, who was commissioned by Martinez in …

Queen Elizabeth’s Legendary Jewelry

Queen Elizabeth II is celebrating her 60th anniversary on England’s throne. In honor of the occasion, we look at several awe-inspiring jewelry pieces from the queen’s legendary jewelry collection. Aquamarine Necklace and Earrings During her coronation in 1952, the Brazilian president gave 25-year-old Queen Elizabeth II an oversized aquamarine necklace and matching earrings as a …

Elizabeth Taylor Auction Showcases Stunning Diamonds, Jewelry

Hollywood icon Elizabeth Taylor is synonymous with diamonds for many people, as the star’s love of diamonds compelled her to don some of the most breathtaking baubles in the world. The late Taylor’s fine jewelry pieces were recently up for auction at select locations in New York City and London. Her jewelry, along with her …

A Push Present For the Future Heir of Your Family

With the announcement that the royals are expecting the future King or Queen of England, it brings to light the question of what do you get the girl who has everything? William may want to begin the search today so that he can ensure that by the time the heir is set to arrive he …

Make sure any diamond you buy has a certificate. Examine the certificate to get an idea of your diamond’s strengths and weaknesses

Diamond Prices If you’re like most people, when you’re shopping for a diamond, price is a concern. Diamond prices can be steep, with opulent diamond rings easily surpassing the $100,000 mark. The process of determining the price of a diamond is a complicated one, and knowing what factors affect the price can help you find …

Diamond Quotes

Diamonds have inspired people for centuries, with their one-of-a-kind sparkle, brilliance and beauty. No other gems can compare to the rare beauty and shine of a diamond. Stylish stars from Elizabeth Taylor to Marilyn Monroe have sung the praises of diamonds. Statesmen and philosophers ranging from Henry Kissinger to Confucius have also contemplated the power …

The Newest Trend In Jewelry: Blackened Metal

For her Los Angeles premiere of This is It Jennifer Lopez hit the red carpet and demonstrated why she in renowned as a fashion icon in her own right. The diamond hoop earrings were an example of the trend in blackened metal that is sweeping the nation. The latest trend has already leapt off the …

Gemstone Guide

Gemstones add enticing splashes of color to jewelry, from classic birthstone rings to diamond-studded earrings. Whether you want to celebrate your birth month or add brilliant colors to your fine jewelry, you have plenty of options to choose from. Here is a rundown of birthstone gems and what they symbolize: January – Garnets come in …

The Verdict is In and the It Color Goes to the Emerald

As we reflect back on the previous year and contemplate all that happened in 2012, those in the fashion world are already sting the stage for what’s going to trend in 2013. The fashion elite have been fast and furious in their efforts to ensure that we are able to keep our wardrobes on track …