August birthstone – Peridot

August 3, 2016 | Gemme Couture

The birthstone for those born in August is the unique Peridot. Peridot is one of the few gemstones that exists in only one color. This color is a distinctive lime green or olive green. Peridot is gem-quality silicate mineral called „olivine”. The origin of the name peridot is uncertain. There are two possibilities, Anglo-Norman word pedoretés that means a kind […]

July birthstone – Ruby

July 18, 2016 | Gemme Couture

There is no better way to show your love in this month than by giving a ruby in celebration of a July birthday. July birthstone is imaginative ruby. They say that rubies guarantee health, wisdom, wealth and success in love. Ruby is a variety of the gems species corundum. It is harder than any natural gemstone […]

Top 10 gift ideas for any occasion

June 22, 2016 | Gemme Couture

Is a birthday coming up? An important anniversary, Mother’s Day, Christmas? Or just an ordinary day that you want to “spice up” for your loved one? Gifts are adding sparkle and making any occasion even more special. But there is always a doubt about choosing the right gift. Here are our top 10 ideas for […]

5 reasons why Coco Chanel is an icon of women’s empowerment

June 20, 2016 | Gemme Couture

When talking about Coco there is almost no subject about her work and life that has not been written about already. Yet arguably the most influential designer of all time, Coco Chanel revolutionized the way women wore their clothes and capitalizing on the changing times she lived in, empowered women to strive for perfection, not […]

The History of Jewelry

May 19, 2016 | Gemme Couture

The earliest finding of jewelry was dated around 25,000 years ago. A simple necklace made of fish bones was found in a cave in Monaco. The function of jewelry has evolved and varied over time from a form of currency to a fashion accessory and form of artistic expression. Numerous cultures have utilized jewelry as […]

TOP 10 Celebrity Outfits at Met Gala 2016

May 9, 2016 | Gemme Couture

Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez, Beyoncé and countless more stars hit the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Gala 2016 on May 2, in NYC, where they celebrated the evening’s theme, Manus x Machina. The Met Gala, formally called the Costume Institute Gala and also known as the Met Ball, is an annual fundraising gala for […]