Jewelry Blog

15.38 Carat Amethyst Right Hand Ring

Thu, 15 Sep 2016

By Kayti Kawachi

Throwback Thursday (TBT) - Beautiful Jewelry Shared by PS Members


For Throwback Thursdays, we take the opportunity to re-appreciate beautiful pieces that have been shared over the years!

ManhattanLawyer's 15.38 Carat Amethyst Right Hand Ring (Top View) - image by ManhattanLawyer

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Сategory:  Birthstones   Throwback Thursday   

DIAMOND PRICES UPDATE FOR AUGUST 2016

Wed, 14 Sep 2016

By Andrey Pilipchak

Retail diamond prices had minor changes for August. Retail diamond price changes are based on Pricescope's database of over 450,000 diamonds from retail and online jewelers. Read more about diamond price changes below.

Pricescope Updated Retail Diamond Price Chart

Pricescope has been charting retail diamond prices since 2007.

Pricescope Retail Diamond Prices Chart for August 2016


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The Classic Halo Setting for All Cuts of Diamonds and Gemstones

Mon, 12 Sep 2016

By PS Staff

Gabriel & Co. 14k White Gold Diamond Double Halo Engagement Ring at Gabriel & Co.

Emerald Cut Double Halo Engagement Ring at Gabriel & Co.


A little black dress, a pair of pumps, a set of pearls and a pair of diamond studs are all hallmarks of classic style. Yet, there is another beauty which has solidified its status as a member of the "classic" crowd . . . the beautiful halo setting.

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Vintage Zircon Halo Ring

Fri, 09 Sep 2016

By Linh Pilipchak

Jewel of the Week (JOTW) - Gorgeous Jewelry Shared by PS Members


There was no question on what to choose for this week’s featured jewel when I saw Niel’s vintage zircon halo ring. The gorgeous color of the zircon center stone is 12mm set in a unique vintage platinum halo with TWENTY PRONGS detailed with baguettes, round diamonds, milgrain all around and engraving on the sides! The ring size is 7.5.

Niel's Vintage Zircon Halo Ring (Top Angled View) - image by Niel

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Сategory:  Birthstones   Jewel of the Week   

1.24 Carat Vatche Half Pave Engagement Ring

Thu, 08 Sep 2016

By Kayti Kawachi

Throwback Thursday (TBT) - Beautiful Jewelry Shared by PS Members


For Throwback Thursdays, we take the opportunity to re-appreciate beautiful pieces that have been shared over the years!

Stellamarina's 1.24 Carat Vatche Half Pave Engagement Ring (Side Angle View) - image by Stellamarina

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September Birthstone: The Sapphire

Wed, 07 Sep 2016

By PS Staff

Sapphire and Diamond Chandelier Earrings set in 18KT White Gold 23.30ct

Sapphire and Diamond Chandelier Earrings set in 18KT White Gold 23.30ct at I.D.Jewelry


It's September which means that we get to delve into another beautiful birthstone. This month is the oh-so-pretty sapphire. Now, if you're a jewelry fan, and we know you are, then you know all about the sapphire. You've coveted it, strategized to get one and fell in love with the Duchess of Cambridge's engagement ring. Yet, if you are one of the lucky ones to have been born in September, then you have an extra reason to be head over heels in love with this gemstone. There's more though, keep on reading to discover just what makes this September birthstone one of the most popular and valued gemstones on the market.

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Сategory:  Birthstones   

Labor Day Jewelry

Mon, 05 Sep 2016

By PS Staff

Today, September 5th, is Labor Day. It is a day which we celebrate the heights American workers have made to the strength, prosperity and well-being of the country. The very first Labor Day occurred on September 5, 1882 in New York City. It quickly spread and now we have a national holiday which is celebrated every first Monday in September.

Mesh Bracelet in 14k Yellow Gold at Blue Nile

14K Yellow Gold Mesh Bracelet at Blue Nile


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Сategory:  Fashion   Holiday   Holiday Jewelry   

August Vintage Cushion Reset: Pendant Transformation to Edwardian Engagement Ring

Fri, 02 Sep 2016

By Linh Pilipchak

Jewel of the Week (JOTW) - Gorgeous Jewelry Shared by PS Members


This week’s featured jewel warms my heart because of Tekate’s unconditional love for her son. She gave her August Vintage Cushion (AVC) diamond pendant so her son can reset it into an engagement ring to give to his fiancée. The radiant AVC diamond has 1.33 carat K color VS2 clarity.

Tekate's August Vintage Cushion Reset:  Pendant Transformation to Edwardian Engagement Ring (Infinity Style Setting) - image by Tekate

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Merelani Mint Garnet in White and Rose Gold

Thu, 01 Sep 2016

By Kayti Kawachi

Throwback Thursday (TBT) - Beautiful Jewelry Shared by PS Members


For Throwback Thursdays, we take the opportunity to re-appreciate beautiful pieces that have been shared over the years!

Merelani mint garnet ring set

Pinkjewel shared this Merelani mint garnet ring set in white and rose gold in 2013 She bought the precision cut Merelani mint garnet from Peter Toracca in the previous year; it sat in her jewelry box begging to be put into a fabulous setting and have its turn in the spotlight. Luckily one of pinkjewel’s favorite jewelers had a serendipitous sale on settings and she found a gorgeous white and rose gold home for this minty beauty.

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The Popular Pear Cut or Pear Shaped Diamond and Gemstone

Wed, 31 Aug 2016

By PS Staff

Fancy Light Yellowish Green Pear Drop Ring with Rose Cut in 18K Two Tone at B2C Jewels

Fancy Yellowish Green Pear Drop Ring at B2C Jewels


Fancy cut diamonds are very much in the forefront of consumers’ minds. This is because one can get a larger ring for the same price of an equivalent round shaped brilliant diamond. One such fancy shape which has seen a resurgence is the pear cut diamond. It has appeared in many celebrity engagement rings, and designers have begun incorporating the cut into many diamonds as a center stone or as an elegant accent stone.

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