Jewelry Blog

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

Fri, 01 Aug 2014

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

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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Old-Cut Diamond Charm: Single Stone's Cobblestone Collection

Tue, 15 Jul 2014

By Erika Winters

Single Stone Cobblestone Ring • Image Erika Winters
Single Stone - Cobblestone Collection - ring with approximately 4 carats of old-cut diamonds in 18k yellow gold


Los Angeles-based jeweler Single Stone is known for their vintage-inspired bridal collection set with stunning old-cut diamonds. But they also create unique contemporary jewelry that brings an Old World sensibility to the 21st century. The Cobblestone collection is one that really captures our attention, as it refreshes the "cluster" concept with a nod to Victorian jewels.


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Sotheby's and eBay Partner to Offer Online Art and Jewelry Auctions

Mon, 14 Jul 2014

By Erika Winters

Sotheby's New York Magnificent Jewels Catalogue from catalogues.nl on eBay
Sotheby's jewelry catalogues are popular among collectors on eBay. Image via catalogues.nl on eBay
In the near future, Sotheby's will be offering jewelry from its New York live auctions on the online-shopping site.


Today eBay and Sotheby's announced a new partnership uniting the online-shopping giant with the internationally-renowned auction house to bring art, antiques, and collectibles (including jewelry) to eBay's 145 million active buyers around the globe.


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Jewel of the Week - Swoon! Rose Gold Romance

Fri, 11 Jul 2014

By Erika Winters

Fabulous Jewelry Shared by Pricescope Members

With soft pink gold and a warm "August Vintage" cushion diamond, this week's featured jewel has us swooning! Thanks everyone for sharing your gorgeous jewelry in the Show Me the Bling forum!


Rose gold bezel ring with 'August Vintage' Cushion diamond • Image by DorotheaBrooke


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