Jewelry

Jewelry – rings, bracelets, necklaces, clips, pendants, charms and more – are personal and unique expressions of self and special moments. One fabulous jewelry accessory transforms a ho-hum outfit into something extraordinary and chic. A jewelry gift is a treasured gift – whether it is by a contemporary artist, classic design house, or handmade by a child. These are exciting times in the jewelry world. Lately, the industry has changed immeasurably and consumers have unprecedented access to gem information and sources from around the world. Read on for comprehensive, impartial articles about jewelry, gem, and diamond buying tips, trends and industry news.

October’s Birthstone – Opal

Is it unlucky to wear Opal if you were not born in October? Legend has it that wearing opal jewelry, if it is not...

Types of Watch Complications

A watch "complication" is a watch function that does anything other than relay the time. For aficionados of high-end watches, the more complicated, the...

Guide to Earrings

Ever wonder about the difference between a drop earring and a chandelier earring? Earrings come in many different styles. Learn about different earrings designs and...

Jewelry 100 Thing Challenge

There’s a lot of talk about the 100 Thing Challenge - simplifying life by whittling down possessions to 100 items. Homes in the USA...

History of Swiss Watchmaking and Geneva Seal

Thanks to Jean Calvin, the painstaking craft of Swiss watchmaking was born, bearing collector aficion, a Geneva Seal and watch industry chauvinism in its...

How to Tell if a Pearl is Real

It's easy to distinguish between real pearls and good fakes once you know what to look for. Try these two easy techniques that require...

Organic Jewelry: Can Metal or Gemstone Adornment Be Organic?

The question is whether it is possible for jewelry to even be organic. After all what is organic? Basically, an organic product is one...

What your watch says about you

Your wristwatch does a whole lot of work in terms of telling the world what a wonderful person you are. But are you sending...

The History Of Chainmail Jewelry

Chainmail began in medieval times as a method of weaving metal to create armour for knights, but today it is used to create elegant...

Artificial Diamonds: What are Moissanite Diamonds?

Artificial Diamonds: A guide to faux diamonds in the form of moissanite diamonds. Diamond jewellery can be an expensive investment as such, many will want...

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November’s Birthstone – Topaz

Imperial Topaz is the traditional gemstone for those born in November. Topaz comes in a few different varieties. When golden topaz has red or pink...

Voodoo Jewelry

Planning a trip to New Orleans this Halloween? Check out the voodoo jewelry sold at the many fabulous specialty boutiques in the French Quarter....

October’s Birthstone – Opal

Is it unlucky to wear Opal if you were not born in October? Legend has it that wearing opal jewelry, if it is not...