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June birthstone – Alexandrite, a stone of a remarkably good omen

June 15, 2018 | Svetlana Pantelic

  June is one of the only two months that has three birthstones associated with it, giving the lucky people born in June a choice of gemstones between pearl, alexandrite, and moonstone. We have already written about the classic yet eternal pearl and mysterious and magical moonstone. Now, the time has come for a unique and […]

The History of British royal engagement rings

May 4, 2018 | Svetlana Pantelic

Whether it’s a jewelry store-bought creation, or a vintage piece brought up from deep within Her Majesty’s jewel vault, there’s something special about the ring that signifies a royal marriage. The overwhelming majority of Britain’s royal ladies have some color on their ring fingers – not Queen Elizabeth II, though. Her diamond and platinum ring […]

The Most Iconic Jewelry in Movies

March 16, 2018 | Svetlana Pantelic

There are many iconic movies, but only a few will be remembered at the first place by its jewelry.   1. A natural choice is Gentlemen Prefer Blondes where iconic actress Marilyn Monroe utters the legendary phrase: “Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend”. Few women before or since have made jewelry look quite as glamorous! […]

2018 Golden Globe Awards: Black dresses and The Sparkling Jewels on The Red Carpet

January 11, 2018 | Svetlana Pantelic

The most-talked about, most monumental fashion trend of the 2018 Golden Globes was the predominance of black dresses. 2018 Golden Globe Awards demonstrated a major shift away from the traditional Hollywood red carpet, with stars wearing black, showing solidarity with the #MeToo movement. Without colorful gowns and eye-catching outfits, many sought out sophisticated expressions of […]

Jewelry trends for 2018

December 28, 2017 | Svetlana Pantelic

The end of year is approaching, this is great time to see what jewelry trends 2018 is bringing.   Earrings   Oversized earrings After the reign of the ear cuffs, 2018 will be remembered by long earrings that elegantly settle past the shoulders. Oversized hoops are also seen on Fashion Weeks as an announcement of […]

December Birthstone – Tanzanite, the Most Exciting Recently Discovered Gemstone

December 14, 2017 | Svetlana Pantelic

There are four possible birthstones of December: tanzanite, zircon, blue topaz and turquoise – all of them, best known for beautiful shades of blue. Tanzanite is the most recently discovered gem, so it is the least known. The mineral zoisite is quite common reddish-brown stone found throughout the world, but blue zoisite or Tanzanite is […]