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. 

 

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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! 

 

Don’t be Jelly!

Our two cents’ worth Tuesday pick is this amazing clip from Tiffany’s in 18k gold and platinum with round moonstone cabochons, baguette sapphires and round brilliant diamonds.

Fun fact: Moonstone is typically colorless, but it can occur in a wide range of colors, including gray, mocha brown, yellow, orange, green, pink, blue and white. It most often exhibits a white to bluish-white sheen, but other sheens can occur such as silvery and blue-orange. 

 

Don’t be Jelly!

Our two cents’ worth Tuesday pick is this amazing clip from Tiffany’s in 18k gold and platinum with round moonstone cabochons, baguette sapphires and round brilliant diamonds.
Fun fact: Moonstone is typically colorless, but it can occur in a wide range of colors, including gray, mocha brown, yellow, orange, green, pink, blue and white. It most often exhibits a white to bluish-white sheen, but other sheens can occur such as silvery and blue-orange. 

 

Having Favorites!

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.” 

An ocean of jewels, sea creatures brought to life by incredible designers such as Tiffany, De Grisogono, Van Cleef & Arpels and Autore to mention a few, they showcased a wide range of color with stunning creativity and designs which makes this the second of our favorite trends this year.