A brooch that belonged to Marjorie Merriweather Post

Traveling to see the world’s finest jewelry collections is a great way to view world-renowned pieces during your vacation. Whether you are in Paris or Boston, there are several museums with jewelry collections that will educate, entertain and inspire the traveling jewelry lover. For nearly two centuries, The Louvre in Paris, France, has housed an …

What Makes Jewelry the Perfect Gift?

Jewelry is an ideal gift for any occasion. From birthdays and anniversaries to Christmas and Valentine’s Day, a one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry will show your loved one how much you care. There are a myriad of reasons why you should choose jewelry over other gift ideas. Jewelry offers a range of possibilities that include charms, …

Celebs Flaunt Upcoming Jewelry Trends

Keeping abreast of the latest jewelry trends is easier than ever. Celebrities live high-profile lives, making them the perfect advertisements for jewelers. Movie premiers, award shows, and fashion weeks provide the backdrop for the latest designs to be introduced to the masses. These star-studded events give previews for the season’s latest trends. Movie premiers are …

The Dubai Gold Souk

Dubai is a renowned Middle East destination known as the playground for the rich. The desert gem rose to international prominence due to its futuristic architecture, lavish attractions and opulent lifestyle. The United Arab Emirates’ most famous city is also a top destination for jewelry lovers. In fact, Dubai’s legendary jewelry prowess has led to …

Types of Antique Engagement Rings

Antique engagement rings offer one-of-a-kind designs from bygone eras and come in a wide range of styles. Celebs including Milla Jovovich, Natalie Portman and Emily Blunt have donned antique engagement rings. Engagement rings are classified as antique if they are at least 50 years old. If you’re searching for an antique engagement ring, it helps …

“The Bachelor,” “Bachelorette,” Contestants Showcase Dazzling Engagement Rings

The hit reality dating show “The Bachelor” has also spawned “The Bachelorette,” and both shows have fulfilled their purpose and led to engagements and marriages. Some of the show’s top players have donned unique stunning engagement rings, as well as beautiful wedding bands. Here is a look at some of the standouts: “The Bachelorette” star …

Budget-Friendly Engagement Rings

According to tradition, you should spend at least two months’ salary on a diamond engagement ring. Following tradition can be pricey. But if you shop smart, you will find a quality engagement ring that won’t break the bank. Diamonds Diamonds inflate the cost of an engagement ring. Colorless diamonds are rare and expensive. Consider purchasing …

Celebrity Engagement Rings

Celebrity engagements are a popular topic in part due to their opulent and stunning diamond engagement rings. Here is a rundown of recent celebrity engagements and their accompanying diamond stunners: Pop star Britney Spears got engaged to her beau and former agent, Jason Trawick, in December 2011. Trawick popped the question on his 40th birthday …

Gold bangle bracelets will be a hit this spring

As we head toward spring, we turn our attention to jewelry that represents warmth, beauty and vitality. The jewelry featured at the Spring 2012 New York Fashion week was an impressive mix of bangles, earrings and necklaces in a range of styles. From retro chic, to elegant pieces, there are a number of choices that …

Diamonds Dazzle at the 2012 Golden Globes

For diamond lovers, the Golden Globes ceremony provides a glimpse into the latest jewelry trendsetters for women everywhere. The 2012 Golden Globes did not disappoint, as a who’s who of Hollywood starlets strolled down the red carpet decked-out in stunning designer jewelry that ranged from modern masterpieces to vintage designs. Chandelier earrings were all the …

Celeb Wedding Bands Complement Unique Engagement Rings

Reese Witherspoon’s then-fiance agent Jim Toth got down on one knee to offer the Hollywood actress a 4-carat diamond engagement ring in December 2010. A few months later, Toth placed a platinum wedding band on Reese’s ring at their star-studded wedding. Reese’s engagement ring was a head-turning Ashoka diamond stunner set on a pave diamond-and-platinum …

“Hunger Games” Star Jennifer Lawrence Sets Fashion Bar with Dazzling Diamonds

“The Hunger Games” has taken the world by storm, breaking  box office records and catapulting star Jennifer Lawrence to Hollywood “it girl” status. For the last several years, Lawrence has been among the most fashionable newcomers in Tinseltown. The 20-year-old fashionista routinely turns heads at red carpet events by accessorizing glamorous designer gowns with eye-catching …

Beyonce, Heidi Klum, Helen Mirren and Christina Hendricks have all dazzled diamond lovers with their jewels at past Golden Globes.

The 2012 award season revs into high gear with the 69th annual Golden Globes. The ceremony is the largest gathering of A-list film, television and music stars, and is a diamond lover’s favorite due to the one-of-a-kind jewelry on display. As we await the 2012 Golden Globes, let’s take a look back at the most …

HRD Awards Showcase Top Diamond Designers in the World

The HRD Awards, an international diamond jewelry competition, draws the world’s top jewelry designers with breathtaking pieces from around the world. The Antwerp World Diamond Center in Belgium organizes the annual event. The 2011 HRD Awards, held in Shanghai, recognized 29 winning designs out of a record 1,396 entries. China rose to the spotlight of …

The World’s Most Expensive Jewelry

The sale of expensive jewelry generates headlines across the globe. Diamond lovers and appreciators of artistic pieces wait with baited breath to see what these unique jewels will earn when offered up at the world’s most prestigious auction houses. The Onyx Panther Bracelet, designed by Cartier, is among the world’s priciest pieces. The bracelet was …

Celebs Showcase Stunning Emeralds

Emeralds are rare and valuable gemstones with a brilliant green hue. The most desirable emeralds have a rich, green color and an even, translucent tone. These gleaming green gems have been spotted on celebrities ranging from Angelina Jolie to Amy Adams. Angelina Jolie is credited with sparking the celebrity love affair with emeralds. Jolie paired …