Jewelry Blog

Jewel of the Week - Custom Pear Diamond Drop Necklace

Fri, 08 Aug 2014
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By Erika Winters

Fabulous Jewelry Shared by Pricescope Members

A reset of a beautiful pear-shaped diamond, this week's featured jewel simply stuns! Thanks everyone for sharing your gorgeous jewelry in the Show Me the Bling forum!


Pear diamond drop necklace • Image by Whiteflash shared by starryeyed

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Retail Diamond Prices Dip Slightly in July

Wed, 06 Aug 2014

By Erika Winters

Diamond Prices News Roundup - July 2014

Retail diamond prices dipped slightly in July following relatively stable prices in June. Retail diamond price changes are based on Pricescope's database of over 450,000 diamonds from retail stores. Read more about diamond price changes below.


Pricescope Retail Diamond Prices Chart for July 2014


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Poll: Do you have multiple engagement rings? (Victoria Beckham has 13!)

Tue, 05 Aug 2014

By Erika Winters

Pricescope member engagement rings from the 3rd annual get together • Image by Mayk
Image by Mayk: Pricescope member rings from our 3rd annual get together. No, they are not all owned by the same person, but we spy some single-owner multiple rings in this group!


When we read about Victoria Beckham's 13 engagement rings valued at a whopping $6.5 million, we didn't bat an eye. Multiple engagement rings are par for the course among Pricescopers!


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Jewel(s) of the Week - Summer Sparkle! Yellow and White Diamond Bracelets!

Fri, 01 Aug 2014
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By Erika Winters

Fabulous Jewelry Shared by Pricescope Members

You may need a pair of sunglasses for this week's featured jewels--line bracelets with white and yellow diamonds! Thanks everyone for sharing your gorgeous jewelry in the Show Me the Bling forum!


Fancy Yellow and White Diamond Bracelets • Image by cflutist

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Introducing Pricescope's New Jewelry Search

Tue, 29 Jul 2014

By Erika Winters

For over a decade, Pricescope has provided resources and tools that enable jewelry lovers to easily compare loose retail diamond prices. Now Pricescopers can explore a wide array of jewelry pieces with this latest feature: Pricescope Jewelry Search.


Pricescope's New Jewelry Search: I.D. Jewelry Earrings and Blue Nile engagement ring and pearl necklace
Left to right: pink diamond earrings from I.D. Jewelry, engagement ring, and Tahitian pearl necklace from Blue Nile


You can search for jewelry pieces from several retailers all in one place on Pricescope's new jewelry search.


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Pure Grown Diamonds Sets New Record for Largest Lab-Grown Diamond

Mon, 28 Jul 2014

By Erika Winters

Pure Grown Diamonds (formerly Gemesis Inc.) has announced the creation of a 3-carat lab-grown, brilliant-cut diamond--the largest grown white diamond in the world according to the company. This milestone carat weight reflects the likely future of lab-grown diamond production, as most lab-grown diamonds in the marketplace now weigh 2 carats or less.


Pure Grown Diamonds - 3-carat lab-grown diamond


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Jewel of the Week - Soft Pink Sapphire Engagement Ring

Fri, 25 Jul 2014

By Erika Winters

Fabulous Jewelry Shared by Pricescope Members

Pretty in pink, this week's featured jewel should inspire more women to consider a colored gemstone engagement ring! Thanks everyone for sharing your gorgeous jewelry in the Show Me the Bling and Colored Stones forums!


Light pink sapphire halo engagement ring • Image by swissmiss


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Women's Jewelry Association Announces 2014 Scholarship Winners

Wed, 23 Jul 2014

By Erika Winters

The Women's Jewelry Association has awarded $16,000 in scholarships to eight students in undergraduate and graduate programs for jewelry and metalsmithing. Scholarship funds are raised through the WJA's annual Awards for Excellence gala, raffle, and silent auction in addition to individual member and sponsor donations. Scholarship support is also provided by the Marilyn DaSilva Fund, the June Herman Fund, and the Myra Goldstein Scholarship Fund.

WJA 2014 Scholarship Winner - Sylvie Alusitz


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Poll: Septum Jewelry Trend - Yay or Nay?

Mon, 21 Jul 2014

By Erika Winters

Venus by Maria Tash diamond septum ring at Free People
Venus by Maria Tash diamond septum ring at Free People


Is a septum ring next on your jewelry list?

Septum jewelry is nothing new. People have adorned that tiny divide between their nostrils for millennia. But septum rings are often associated with "alternative" piercings from the 80s and 90s--drumming up images from the punk (and post-punk) musical subcultures from those decades. And now? This form of nasal bling is having another moment fueled by celebrity exposure. A great slide-show at Lucky magazine shows them on the likes of Scarlett Johansson, Jessica Biel, Rihanna, and many more.


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Jewel of the Week - Alexandrite Halo Ring

Fri, 18 Jul 2014
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By Erika Winters

Fabulous Jewelry Shared by Pricescope Members

This week's featured jewel showcases a rare colored gemstone we seldom see on the forum, alexandrite! Thanks everyone for sharing your gorgeous jewelry in the Show Me the Bling forum!


Alexandrite and diamond halo ring • Image by JoCoJenn

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