Birthstones: Month vs. Zodiac Sign

Birthstones: Month vs. Zodiac Sign

Our birth month and birthstone have gone hand in hand for generations, but have you ever thought about your Zodiac stone? The Twelve Zodiac Signs (Aquarius, Pisces, Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, and Capricorn) stem from Babylonian era studies of astrology and astronomy dating back to the Iron Age of 1000BC. [...]

About Tungsten Carbide Jewelry

About Tungsten Carbide Jewelry

What is Tungsten?  Tungsten is an alternative (yet becoming extremely popular) and super strong metal that is used in many jewelry pieces you may see today. It has a resistance to scratching, wear and tear! Tungsten rings and jewelry will look like new for a lifetime. Tungsten jewelry is almost impossible to dent or get [...]

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s Engagement Ring

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s Engagement Ring

You've probably heard already, but in celebrity news... Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie got engaged. But what does the ring look like? Well, it's probably huge, you are probably thinking... and it is. Over a year in collaboration with the jeweler, Robert Procop, Brad designed the ring himself. It has an emerald cut center diamond [...]

Huguette M. Clark’s Amazing Pink Diamond

Huguette M. Clark’s Amazing Pink Diamond

Remember the story in a previous blog entry about Huguette M. Clark's jewelry? Her 9 carat Belle Epoque cushion-cut, fancy vivid purplish pink diamond ring sold at Christie's for more than 15.7 million yesterday! It is the most valuable diamond ever sold in the US at a Christie's auction. The "Clark Pink" as it was named, [...]

Picking out a Diamond? Do you know the 4 C’s?

Picking out a Diamond? Do you know the 4 C’s?

A good understanding of diamonds is necessary before you begin shopping for them! Yes, you've probably heard about the 4 C's of diamonds, but do you know what they are? They are Cut, Color, Clarity and Carat-Weight. Cut Diamond cut is perhaps the most important of the four C's, so it is important to understand [...]