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5 Earring Sweets for National Candy Corn Day

Thu, 30 Oct 2014

By Erika Winters

Apparently it's National Candy Corn Day. (Who knew?) But we love any excuse to celebrate gorgeous earrings in candy corn-esque hues. So while we are gobbling up as much candy corn as possible, we thought we'd showcase 5 earrings that will certainly sweeten your ears.

Crescent Moon Hoops with multi-toned and faceted sapphire beads by Mallary Marks

Crescent Moon hoop earrings with multi-toned and faceted sapphire beads by Mallary Marks


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Seeing Pink Elephants: Q&A with Wendy Brandes on Her Latest "Maneater" Ring

Wed, 29 Oct 2014

By Erika Winters

Pink Elephant & Tipsy Writer Maneater ring by Wendy Brandes
Jewelry designer Wendy Brandes received an honorable mention at the 2015 AGTA Spectrum Awards for her "Pink Elephant & Tipsy Writer Maneater" ring.


Every jewel has a story, a secret that belongs only to the wearer. But pieces that actually tell a story take the adorning arts to another level entirely. Welcome to Wendy Brandes' world of storytelling through jewelry. For those of us who love all things miniature, sparkling, and laden with rich symbolism, Wendy Brandes' "Maneater" collection is simply enthralling. The collection of one-of-a-kind creations--like many of Brandes' other lines--is inspired by powerful women. And her latest creation, the "Pink Elephant & Tipsy Writer Maneater" ring, just scored an honorable mention in the Evening Wear category at the AGTA Spectrum Awards.


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AGTA Announces 2015 Spectrum Award Winners

Mon, 27 Oct 2014

By Erika Winters

Today the American Gem Trade Association announced the winners of the 2015 Spectrum and Cutting Edge Awards, honoring jewelry designers and lapidary artists who work in natural colored gemstones and cultured pearls. The design competition, which was first launched in 1984, was held in New York City on October 25th and 26th.

Best of Show

AGTA Spectrum Awards 2015 Best of Show - paraiba tourmaline and diamond ring by Leon Mege


Leon Mege, Leon Mege, Inc. • Platinum ring featuring a 4.71-carat Paraiba tourmaline accented with French-cut diamonds (1.31 ct. tw.) (Winner: Best of Show and Classical - 1st Place)


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Jewel of the Week - Engagement Ring Upgrade: Tacori Full Bloom

Fri, 24 Oct 2014
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By Erika Winters

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An engagement ring upgrade after 5 years of marriage, this week's featured jewel shows us that a beautiful ring is well worth the wait! Thanks everyone for sharing your gorgeous jewelry in the Show Me the Bling forum!


Tacori Full Bloom Diamond Engagement Ring on Finger - Image by tmot14

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101-Carat Mega Diamond Fetches $4.9 Million at Christie's New York

Thu, 23 Oct 2014
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By Erika Winters

A 101.36-carat diamond fetched $4.9 million at Christie's New York • Image: Christie's
A 101.36-carat diamond fetched $4.9 million at Christie's New York. Image courtesy of Christie's.

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Nice Bonus! Hari Krishna Exports Rewards 1,200 Employees with Cars, Housing, and Diamond Jewelry

Tue, 21 Oct 2014

By Erika Winters

Hari Krishna Exports Rewards 1,200 Employees with Cars, Housing, and Diamond Jewelry
Hari Krishna Exports rewards employees at its annual meeting. Visit Hari Krishna Exports on Facebook for more images.


While workers around the world might be wondering about their upcoming holiday bonuses, a Surat-based diamond and jewelry manufacturing company has pulled out all of the stops with an ultimate bonus extravaganza complete with a social message. Hari Krishna Exports has given 1,201 employees cars, housing, vacations, and diamond jewelry to celebrate Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. The unprecedented "loyalty program" honors employees with outstanding performance, including 100 percent work attendance.


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Bulgari Serpenti Watch and More: Dreweatts & Bloomsbury to Auction Iconic Jewels

Mon, 20 Oct 2014

By Erika Winters

Bulgari Serpenti turquoise and white enamel watch to be auctioned • Image: Dreweatts & Bloomsbury
Dreweatts & Bloomsbury will be auctioning this Bulgari Serpenti watch on November 27. Image courtesy of Dreweatts & Bloomsbury.


UK-based auction house Dreweatts & Bloomsbury will be auctioning a selection of iconic jewels from renowned jewelers including Bulgari, Jean Schlumberger, and Seaman Schepps, in London on November 27.


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Jewel of the Week - Stunning Champagne Diamond and Rose Gold Engagement Ring

Fri, 17 Oct 2014
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By Erika Winters

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A 5-carat light brown diamond in a delicate rose-gold halo, this week's featured jewel makes us want to pop some champagne! Thanks everyone for sharing your gorgeous jewelry in the Show Me the Bling forum!


Champagne Diamond Engagement Ring in Rose Gold

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TrueFacet Launches New Buy/Sell Channel for Pre-Owned Designer Jewelry

Thu, 16 Oct 2014
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By Erika Winters

Designer Jewelry from TrueFacet
TrueFacet has launched a new marketplace for consumers to buy and sell pre-owned designer jewelry. Image courtesy of TrueFacet.

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Video: Patek Philippe Unveils World's Most Complicated Watch, the Grandmaster Chime

Wed, 15 Oct 2014

By Erika Winters

Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime Ref. 5175
Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime Ref. 5175 • Image: Patek Philippe


Renowned watchmaker Patek Philippe is commemorating its 175th anniversary with a collection of limited-edition commemorative timepieces. And one of the collection's watches, the incredible Grandmaster Chime, has been billed as the most complicated and elaborate wristwatch in the world.


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