Do you ever feel like there are not enough hours in the day, especially with the holidays fast approaching? There is so much to do to get ready for all the fall and winter holiday celebrations. Do you have the right outfit to wear, did you get your nails done, have you finished your holiday […]
The Egyptians valued personal adornment and jewelry, and jewelry was worn by all classes. Ancient Egyptians were among the first wearers of jewelry made from precious metals, and the jewelry made with precious metals and gemstones were worn by the wealthy and associated with power and status while copper was worn by the masses since […]
For many of us it might be true that we come up with some amazing costume ideas in November and December. However, when the month of October rolls around, we stare blankly at our closet, looking on at last year’s costume, entertaining the idea of breaking it out yet again. Let’s avoid that scenario this […]
The Black Orlov Diamond is a 67.50-carat cushion cut black diamond, considered the 7th largest black diamond in the world. This stone has a dark history and is shrouded in mystery. Legend has it that in 19th century India the 195-carat uncut black diamond was one of the eyes in a statue of the Hindu […]
As Halloween approaches, many of us are putting together our costumes, trying to create something amazing — many times out of just a few ingredients. One big ingredient for many costumes happens to be jewelry, or even watches, which means that, should you decide to break out the good stuff, you might be susceptible to […]
If you were born in September consider yourself lucky to have a rainbow of color choices when it comes to your birthstone. Sapphires are most commonly associated with the color blue, but they are available in all colors except red, and when the stone is the color red it is a ruby.