Celebrate Spring, Summer Holidays and Anniversaries with Birthstones

Celebrate Spring, Summer Holidays and Anniversaries with Birthstones

With beautiful weather coming into bloom, you will find you and your special someone spending more time outside the house, socializing with family and friends. When you are breaking out of the drab and dreary winter there is nothing like showing off your style with a new piece of sparkling jewelry and watching it glitter…

What’s in Style this Season?

What’s in Style this Season?

To fashionistas, nothing beats a walk-in closet full of the latest season’s fashions and statement pieces. Right now, in wardrobes all around the country, last year’s printed winter sweaters, cardigans and lace-up boots are quickly being replaced with the newest spring fashions like classy white shirts, flat mules and dresses with pleats. While clothes are,…

Meteor Hunters Find Diamonds Dropped From Space

Meteor Hunters Find Diamonds Dropped From Space

It’s raining diamonds! Back in 2008, scientists discovered a meteorite that was hurtling towards Earth. They named it the Almahata Sitta meteorite, and soon after it was discovered and tracked by scientists, it fell to Earth’s surface and exploded into pieces above the Nubian Desert in Sudan. Since scientists were expecting the meteorite to hit…

Preserving Antique Jewelry for the Future

Preserving Antique Jewelry for the Future

Your fine jewelry collection is a prized treasure that took time and care to build. There is no need to stress over whether or not it will still look as beautiful and brilliant as it did when you first made those valued purchases. With a few simple techniques and a bit of knowledge, you can…

Elegant Diamond Alternatives for Engagement Rings

Elegant Diamond Alternatives for Engagement Rings

If you’re getting ready to pop the question, but thinking twice about a diamond ring, we’re here to tell you that there are a number of great alternatives on the market that will make gorgeous and unique engagement rings. Everyone does diamonds on their ring finger—why not shake it up a bit? In fact, ever…

Brazil Tries to Recover Massive Emerald From Alleged Thieves

Brazil Tries to Recover Massive Emerald From Alleged Thieves

Have you ever heard of such a thing as a giant, cursed emerald? This 180,000 emerald, known as the Bahia Emerald, was discovered in Brazil in the state of Bahia in 2001. It weighs in at over 840 pounds, and has a strangely striking resemblance to kryptonite. The emerald was discovered in a very poor,…

How to Shop For Jewelry When You Have a Metal Allergy

How to Shop For Jewelry When You Have a Metal Allergy

The materials used in jewelry making have changed quite a bit over the years. To make jewelry more affordable and accessible, precious metals are being combined with cheaper metals and alloys. In some cases this practice makes the jewelry sturdier, but it can cause contact dermatitis in many people. This irritating condition often makes people…

Tips to Help Organize Your Jewelry Collection

Tips to Help Organize Your Jewelry Collection

Organizing your jewelry collection can be a big job, especially if you have pieces that range in style from statement necklaces to more high-end jewels. Well, today we’re here to help you organize your cluttered jewelry collection once and for all!   The first thing you need to do is to get everything stored in…

The Virgin Rainbow: The World’s Finest Opal

The Virgin Rainbow: The World’s Finest Opal

Australia is known for its opals, and in 2003 an opal miner named John Dunstan was mining in the remote outback town of Coober Pedy when he discovered what would prove to be the finest specimen of opal that has ever been seen. Named the Virgin Rainbow for its amazing and varied colors and iridescences,…

The Plant That Guides Diamond Hunters in Liberia

The Plant That Guides Diamond Hunters in Liberia

You may not envision the search for diamonds as a hunt that requires a specific set of tracking skills, but in fact, diamond hunters rely on a number of telltale signs to spot rocks that could potentially contain diamonds. Now, thanks to a recent discovery in geobotany, also known as the study of the geographical…