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10 Reasons to Insure Your Jewelry

People love their jewelry. Men and women alike often take pride in the collection of rings, necklaces and watches they accumulate over the years. Some pieces may be passed down from family members, while others are bought from stores or at auctions. Many pieces are only worth sentimental value, but others can be extremely valuable […]

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Forget Mood Rings: Meet the Ringly

If you thought mood rings were the next 90’s fashion trend to make a resurgence, you’re wrong. While we do enjoy the look of “happy” we’re just as content wearing an aquamarine or sapphire ring to convey the same sense of joy. No, the hottest ring trend of 2014 is apparently much more futuristic than […]

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World’s Most Expensive Pen by Van Cleef & Arpels and Montblanc

Do you know someone who loves the best of everything, lots of bling and writes incessantly (present company excluded?) If you do, then this unique luxury pen would be the best gift you could ever present to them. The limited-edition pen named Mystery Masterpiece created in cooperation by luxury stationery companies Montblanc and Van Cleef […]

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Just Your Typical $10000 Phone

Are you in the market for a new phone? If so, then you should know about the different options out there. While there are many people are discussing whether to go with iPhone or Android there is another option out there, if you have ten thousand dollars to shell out for the new phone. There […]

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Jade, Gems, and Gemology: How to Value Your Fine Jewelry

While it is well known that gold is used to finance empires and that a diamond is a girl’s best friend, but what is the value of all the other treasures hiding stashed inside your grandma’s jewelry box? The precious jewels and stones that don’t glitter like gold or sparkle like diamonds are still worth […]

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Top 10 Jewelry Trends for 2014

1. Big, Bold Colors Last season’s vividly hued shoe trend is migrating north. From budget finds to haute couture, designers are creating bright, eye-catching pieces that will have you instantly standing out from the crowd. Pick up pieces that are one shade away from primary colors for a look that is more grown up than […]

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How to Sell Jewelry in Boca Raton

While diamonds are a girl’s best friend, and people selling their jewelry are generally attempting to unload silver or gold, in reality there are many precious gemstones and metals that are also ripe for selling on the secondary market. If you have already cleaned out your jewelry box of all the gold, silver, and diamonds […]

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All About the Official January Birthstone Garnet

Garnet, a derivative of the Latin word Granatum that means seed, is the official birthstone of January. Granitum is the gemstone’s reference due to how much it resembles the seeds within a pomegranate fruit. Specifically, the Latin word means “like grain” and makes reference to the crystals that are embedded within the gemstone’s pattern that […]

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Bring in the New Year with Improved New GIA Grading Reports and Less Clutter

The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) is a nonprofit association that is recognized around the world as the most trusted source for accurate gemstone grading. GIA’s mission is to “protect all buyers and sellers of gemstones maintaining the standards used to evaluate gemstone quality.” GIA’s diamond and gem grading reports allow customers and jewelers to […]

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Spotlight On: November Birthstone Topaz

Topaz is well-known for its versatility and radiating warmth of color, and November holds the bragging rights to claim it as its official gemstone. Because it is durable and not particularly chemically reactive, topaz is ideal for use in all kinds of jewelry or other gemstone designs and accents. Most topaz comes from Brazil, but […]

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Worlds Largest Paraiba Tourmaline

Vincent Boucher, a financier from Montreal, and the holder of degrees in political science, aerospace engineering and physics, is the owner of a world record breaking gemstone. It is known as a Paraiba tourmaline, so named after the region in Brazil where these jewels are mined. Boucher, a former employee with the Canadian Space Agency, […]

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Where to Sell Jewelry in Boca Raton

If you are looking to sell jewelry Boca Raton there are a variety of different ways to do it. Jewelry is something that many people have a lot of and a good amount of it they never wear except every so often. Considering there is plenty of jewelry that you may own which is simply […]

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Spotlight On: Federica Rettore

Federica Rettore is an Italian jewelry designer who was first an artist, A talented sculptor from a very young age, she had pieces represent the New Liberal Art Academy of Milan in 1989, before she even graduated college. In 1991 she graduated in Plastic Art Research at the New Liberal Art Academy and almost immediately […]

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118 Carat White Diamond Sets Record at Sotheby's

A record-sized White Diamond recently transferred in Hong Kong at auction for $30.6 over the weekend of October, 2013. Described as being “the size of a small egg,” this beautiful gem is distinctive not only because of the price it commanded at auction, but also because of its extraordinary size and beauty. Because there are […]

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October Birthstone Opal

Opal, the national gemstone of Australia, is deposited at low temperatures, and is commonly found in marl, sandstone, limonite, rhyolite and basalt, but can occur in the fissures of most any type of rock. Almost all of the world’s opals come from Australia, and South Australia produces 80% of those. The water content of the […]