Black & White!

Kicking off the new year with a little white and a little black, great new looks with this color combination, from timeless classics to modern designs from Tiffany, De Grisogono, Bulgari and Cartier the bold black/white speaks for itself, big trend for 2016! 
 

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Brace Yourself!

Tiffany, 18K yellow gold bracelet with garnet, fire opals, diamonds and tourmalines, this is one of our favorite bracelets, well crafted, beautiful color combinations, simply outstanding! 

Fun fact: Garnets range from a 7.0 to 7.5 on the Mohs scale of hardness. 

 

January & the Garnet….

Garnets the birthstone of October, belongs to the semi precious group of gemstones. Garnet occurs in every color except blue and most varieties are named for their color. Rhodolite is a purplish red, hessonite is the name for an orange, cinnamon, or pinkish variety. Tsavorite is the name given to dark green grossularite. Uvarovite and demantoid are also green varieties. 

Uncut garnet set in 18K yellow gold.

 

Fun myth: Garnet’s powers include healing, strength, and protection and it is often worn to relieve inflammations of the skin. It is also believed to regulate the heart and blood flow and aid in curing depression. 

 

Don’t be too blue!

The end of 2015 is upon us and we wanted to share some of our favorite trends in jewelry for the next couple days, as a “jewelry trend – year end review.” 

Being blue is a good thing, with this beautiful turquoise jewelry, amazing designs from Tiffany’s and De Grisogono, they brought this stone back from the depths of the jewel box, making it very trendy and hip with such innovative and unique creations, love, love, love the shades of blue!