Why Are Diamonds So Expensive?

Everyone knows that diamonds are expensive— but why is that? It’s easy to want to point to a single factor that makes diamonds expensive. However, the truth is more complex than that.  In general, there are three things that affect diamond price: rarity, desirability, and production cost. Then, there are a number of finer details …

Fabulous Push Present Jewelry Inspiration for your Partner

The moment that your wife gives birth is bound to be one of the most beautiful and precious times of your life. But going through nine months of pregnancy and childbirth is certainly not easy for your beloved partner, and that’s where gorgeous sparkling push presents come into the picture!  1. What are push presents? …

Gemstones & Fine Jewelery: A uniquely meaningful gift

Looking to offer a memorable gift uniquely picked for its wearer? Regardless if you’re buying a piece of jewelry for your mother’s birthday, your daughter’s sweet sixteen, or a romantic anniversary gesture for your wife, gemstones on fine jewelry will allow you to balance uniqueness with high-end design, fit for any occasion. If you’re having …

The perfect gift for Valentine’s Day

The perfect Valentine’s Day gift comes from the heart but even those with their heart in the right place need some help with choosing the perfect gift! This year, make Valentine’s Day one to remember, by going for uniquely designed jewelry made by the artisans at Barkev’s!   Heart shaped diamond necklace Valentine’s Day is …

Wedding Planner

You’ve been dreaming up your wedding details since you were a little girl, now that the big day is fast approaching, make sure everything is picture perfect by working with a wedding coordinator. With Pinterest’s popularity at an all-time high, do it yourself centerpieces and homemade cakes are crowding the wedding scene. These handcrafted touches …

The Facts behind the Colored Diamond

For as long as can be remembered the tell tale sign of the perfect diamond was flawless color, or to be precise, the lack there of. However, with the recent changes in the trends in fashion came the emergence of a new trend in diamonds: the emergence of the colored diamond as a must have. …

The Amethyst February Birthstone

Every month has a stone that symbolizes all of the birthdays that will be celebrated between the days one and thirty-one on the calendar. 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 …

Your Guide on How to Select Eye Catching Earrings

Every woman wants to have that one moment where she enters the room and all conversations stop. They are looking for that moment when all eyes are on them and they know it. One surefire way to turn that dream into a reality is to choose the perfect eye catching earring. Think along the lines …

How to Select the Perfect Teardrop Earring

The jewelry that you choose to pair with your fashion conquests is like the icing that you would put on the proverbial cake. If you want to elevate your style to the next fashion level then you need to choose that jewelry well. Jewelry is a way to draw attention to your best features and …

Most Expensive Pieces Worn to Golden Globes

We all watch the red carpet and drool over the exquisite pieces that most of us will never have the opportunity to wear. It is fun however to watch, wish and dream. So, sit back and drift off into dreamland as we countdown some of the most expensive pieces that have ever graced a red …

Diamond Stud Earrings Make the Perfect Gift

With overcrowded malls filled with tsotchkes and merchandise you’ll never use, purchasing a simple pair of diamond stud earrings is the perfect gift idea. Elegant, sophisticated and the gift that matches everything, your significant other will appreciate the thoughtfulness of this timeless gift. Before swiping your credit card, however, here are a few questions to …

Choosing the Perfect Valentine’s Day Gift

Now that New Year is behind us, it is time for all eyes to turn to a new date on the calendar:  February 14th. That’s right; the time has come to begin thinking about Valentine’s Day. There are two special purchases to look for at this time of year. Naturally, your significant other will be …

Colors for Spring

Fashion is all about creating the perfect look with the marriage of style and color. In order to create the perfect jewelry wardrobe for every season you must shop with color in mind. Each season has certain colors that are the style indicators of the day, and spring 2013 is no different. Emerald is the …

Jewelry of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’s Lisa Vanderpump

Never to be outdone, reality television starlet Lisa Vanderpump gives us oodles of jewels each week on Bravo’s popular hit The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. With her British accent, tight and stylish dresses, and perfectly coifed hair, she looks like she takes hours of prepping each morning. But it’s really her jewelry collection that …

Kim Kardashian Jewelry Looks

The ubiquitous Kim Kardashian certainly is known for her style. With long, shiny locks, trendy and tight outfits, and fashion-forward jewelry, Kim is edgy and stylish all at the same time. While rarely going for classic looks, Kim stays on the threshold of fashion—which also goes the same for the jewelry she sports. If you’d …

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 …

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 …

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 …