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The Three Most Astonishing Pearl Stories

The Three Most Astonishing Pearl Stories

  By Heather Carlson of www.PearlsOnly.com The pearl is one of the most valuable jewels in the world to this day. Known as the Queen of Gems, it is a symbol of elegance, wealth, and social status that is hard to replicate. Because some of these treasures are incredibly valuable, they gain global fame. In this article, we will discuss three of their stories. 1- La Peregrina Few jewels represent old Hollywood glamour as beautifully as the La Peregrina pearl…

How to Start Your Own Custom Jewelry Business

How to Start Your Own Custom Jewelry Business

Making your own costume jewelry can be both fun and profitable. Let’s assume that you are interested in costume jewelry, want to try it out as a hobby, and, if people love your stuff, start a part-time or full-time business. Learning All about Costume Jewelry If you’re interested in making costume jewelry, then you’re someone who already has some artistic talent and an eye for fashion. Start by deciding what it is that you want to make. What type of…

The World’s Most Expensive Gemstones

The World’s Most Expensive Gemstones

For thousands of years, people have used gemstones in a variety of different ways to add color and more aesthetic value to a range of jewelry pieces, such as necklaces, rings, and earrings. Although today, some gemstones are more popular than others, there is a wide range of other gemstones to choose from which are both stunning to look at and expensive to buy. Whether you’re planning to buy something lovely for yourself, are looking for an expensive gift for…

Van Cleef & Arpels Perlée Couleur, the spirit of the Maison.

Van Cleef & Arpels Perlée Couleur, the spirit of the Maison.

The story of Van Cleef & Arpels is probably one of the most interesting ones. This amazing luxury house established the landscape of modern jewelry since 1906. This month they are launching the evolution of their Perlée collection, called Perlée Couleur. This new collection is the perfect symbol of Van Cleef & Arpels DNA: from innovative design to inspiration, all elements are gathered to build an outstanding jewelry collection. Van Cleef & Arpels, the pioneers of modern jewelry Despite the…

Waskoll Paris, a strong tradition of excellence at work.

Waskoll Paris, a strong tradition of excellence at work.

Among all bright stones in the Jewelry industry, Waskoll Paris in one of the brightest. This family owned company reflects the passion of the Waskoll family for beautiful precious materials and also excellence at work. When it comes to high-end jewelry, quality of metals and precious stones are key, as well as the techniques. The story of this family is exceptional. The two Waskoll brothers, heirs to a long tradition of jewelers and gem specialists have managed one of the most…

Four Places to Find Awesome Vintage Jewelry

Four Places to Find Awesome Vintage Jewelry

There are so many amazing modern jewelry designers that make large and small piece to complement any outfit. I am a personal fan of Zoe Chicco’s pieces, as well as Nam Cho; but when I want to make a really big statement, I always go for the vintage pieces. The great thing about vintage pieces is that they tend to be unique, even one-of-a-kind. Even if they were mass-produced during their time, it was usually done in smaller batches. They also…

Shawish Geneva, beautiful chocolate luxury dream.

Shawish Geneva, beautiful chocolate luxury dream.

Switzerland is one of the lands of luxury and know-how. Discover Shawish Geneva and its partnership with the inventive chocolatier Philippe Pascoët. The result is the most expensive chocolate egg in the world. According to Shawish, it is a spectacular demonstration of creativity in order to achieve an insane project inspired from childhood memories. This is translated into a chocolate egg concealing a precious surprise. And definitely it is not intended for kids ! The Shawish Diamonds Surprise – unique…

Cartier Winter tale 2013, the panther is out!

Cartier Winter tale 2013, the panther is out!

Cartier revealed the 4th chapter of its Winter Tale. This time we discover a young Panther and a team of Cartier’s Buttlers evolving in a 1920’s Paris by Christmas time. They go from house to house in order to deliver Cartier’s presents. You can see the full version of the video here: Since L’Odyssee de Cartier, The french jewelry House has invested a lot in films to promote the brand territory. This is already the 4th chapter of “Winter Tales”…

PietraDura reveals this fall “Clair Obscur”. Masterpieces.

PietraDura reveals this fall “Clair Obscur”. Masterpieces.

A while ago we discovered an amazing jewelry brand called PietraDura. This fall, they launched a great collection called “Clair Obscur” which in french means “Clear Darker”. When art meets jewelry, the result is always outstanding. With this fall collection, PietraDura is loyal to its DNA and provides an unique signature between excellence in know-how and modernity. Clair Obscur plays once more with Rainbow stones that are set  in black jewelry. Looking at this amazing collection, the effect is, as…

Carla Amorim, brazilians do it better… jewellery

Carla Amorim, brazilians do it better… jewellery

Discover Carla Amorim, one of the most talented brazilian jewellers of her generation. Her major inspiration? Brazil of course. Brazil is considered as one of the most rich countries in the world in terms of cultural influences. From the colonial times of Portugal, towards african, italian, spanish, french and american influences, Brazil is a true melting pot. Add on top of this one of the most luxurious nature you can find and the result is purely brilliant. Between the several…

Ritani Engagement Rings

Ritani Engagement Rings

A relative newcomer to the fine jewelry space, Ritani, founded in 1999, has in a short time established a name and reputation that has become the envy of the high-end jewelry trade. If intricate and ornate rings that are both unique and functional appeal to you then Ritani is your designer of choice. Ritani draws its inspiration from themes as nature and classic romance to design rings of timeless elegance. However, as a company steeped in tradition yet with a…

The Beauty of Colored Diamonds

The Beauty of Colored Diamonds

Over the past few years, fancy color diamonds have forged a path into the consciousness of the public, making up for the centuries whereby they have been the preserve solely of nobility, the very wealthy, and those in the know. Approximately 10,000 rarer than colorless diamonds, natural fancy color diamonds started to garner wider attention when celebrities such as J-Lo, Beyonce, Kate Hudson, and Kim Kardashian started receiving them as engagement rings and were draped in them at red carpet…

Chopard Jewelry: deal with the next biopic about Lady Di.

Chopard Jewelry: deal with the next biopic about Lady Di.

One of the most anticipated projects in the movie industry is definitely the Biopic of Lady Diana. And to play the first role, we will have the pleasure to see Naomi Watts. All the jewelry shown in the movie will be only Chopard. The deal was made with the movie producers and they will be the only Brand allowed for Jewelry and Watches. More than 30 different pieces were designed by in house at Chopard. As you can imagine, Chopard…

Baselworld 2012, the Watch industry comes to Switzerland.

Baselworld 2012, the Watch industry comes to Switzerland.

As Champaign is important to France, we all know how important the Watch industry is for Switzerland. The Swiss city of Basel welcomes each year what we call Baselworld, the International fair for the Watch industry. Here are the key figures for the 2012 edition. THE KEY FIGURES 160,000 m2 of exhibition surface 1,815 exhibitors Total countries represented: 41 We always talk about the Watches at Baselworld but let’s not forget that there is also Jewellery that is very important….

Plukka, jewelry e-shop

Plukka, jewelry e-shop

Plukka is an online shop for jewelry in which they adopt a common purchase strategy. Prices get lower depending on how many people are committed to buy the item. Making fine jewelry available to everyone. E-commerce became the new challenge for many brands and customers are today more and more willing to buy their goods online. Lack of time, change of purchase behavior, cheap prices or just good advertising are good reasons in why e-commerce became now a reality. Some…

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