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Perfection: Jaeger-LeCoultre’s La Rose Blanche Timepiece

There is something about bejeweled timepieces that never fails to attract a woman. And actress Margareth Madè is a beauty who is not afraid of such bespoke creations.  She flaunted her love for bejeweled timepieces as she was seen sporting the exquisite … Continue reading

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Sprinkle yourself with pure gold

Friends, pay attention: this is what I want for Christmas. Ormonde Jayne, the high end british parfumist, launched its opulent Gold Dust, made with 24 carat gold.  “What is it?”, you ask?  It is pure gold!  Yes, pure gold, applied … Continue reading

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For the fashionable falcon, gem-studded hoods

If discerning falconers are prepared to spend thousands on an elite bird, why not spend a few thousand more on a diamond-studded falcon hood? This is the thinking of Italian jewelry design company Tiroler Goldschmied, which created the hoods specially … Continue reading

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How We Swag: Decoding Hip-Hop Jewelry

Just how did “bling” become a mainstream concept for jewelry? The American Society of Jewelry Historians will present a lecture titled “How We Swag: Decoding Hip-Hop Jewelry” Thursday, September 30, at 6 p.m. at the Fashion Institute of Technology, in … Continue reading

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Cindy Chao’s Royal Butterfly inducted by National Museum of Natural History

An interesting story about the amazing Cindy Chao (Taiwan) and the induction of her stunning butterfly pin inducted into the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History: Amongst the Earth’s rarest and most beautiful creations are precious stones, in which beauty … Continue reading

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Designer Spotlight: Brevard

I have been in love with the Brevard pieces for as long as I can remember.  Recently, I’ve been introduced to the most beautiful pieces come out of their collections.  I love the hammered charms with inset stones, which makes … Continue reading

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Pay attention! Jewelry Trends for Fall 2010

In the words of Diana Vreeland: “People are talking about…” polar opposites!  And jewelry, of course. As far as clothes go, the common thread among all the September magazines seemed to be best described on the covers of Elle Spain, … Continue reading

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