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2013 International Pearl Design Contest Winners.

2013 International Pearl Design Contest Winners Announced

By Erika Winters The Cultured Pearl Association announced the winners of the 2013-2014 International Pearl Design Contest celebrating innovative pearl jewelry designs from artists around the globe. This year's competition featured entries from 15 countries judged by industry experts including Senior Editor Jenni...

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6 Striking Jewels in Orange and Black for All Hallows’ Eve 2013

By Erika Winters While jewels abound in the colors orange and black, there are few that incorporate both colors in such stunning style as the following pieces. By using oxidation techniques to blacken metals, jewelry designers are creating gorgeous contrasts with warmer-hued gems like fire opals, orange sapphi...

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AGTA Announces 2014 Spectrum and Cutting Edge Award Winners

By Erika Winters The American Gem Trade Association has announced the winners of the 2014 Spectrum and Cutting Edge Awards, which honor jewelry designers and lapidary artists working in natural colored gemstones and cultured pearls. And this year's event marks the 30th anniversary of the Spectrum Awards, whi...

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Alex Woo’s Pendants for Breast Cancer Awareness

By Erika Winters October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Alex Woo's array of charitable pendants offers a lovely way to show support for the cause. The designer is one of many affected by breast cancer, as her mother passed away from the disease. Woo's ongoing efforts to raise awareness and...

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Considering a Designer Engagement Ring? New Article Looks at Top Bridal Brands

By Erika Winters Choosing a diamond engagement ring can be both exciting and daunting, as there are so many styles available in the marketplace. And for those considering a designer engagement ring vs. a "generic" style, the difference can mean much more than price. We've published a new article by Whi...

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Six Splendid Sapphire Engagement Rings for September

By Erika Winters While diamond solitaires continue to reign supreme, sapphires have long been favored for one of the most sentimental of all jewelry occasions, the engagement ring. And though Kate Middleton's (formerly Diana's) ring from Prince William sparked wild interest in sapphires a few years ago, ...

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Yael Designs Launches Emerald Jewelry Collection for Fall 2013

By Erika Winters Award-winning jewelry company, Yael Designs, has launched its new Serendipity Collection featuring rose-cut emeralds and emerald slices in statement necklaces, earrings, and cocktail rings for fall 2013. The collection was inspired by Yael Designs CEO Yehouda Saketkhou's trip to Colombia...

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An Ocean of Opals from Mimi So’s ZoZo Collection

By Erika Winters If you need a dose of ocean blue during these dog days of summer, Mimi So's ZoZo collection will cool you with a striking array of boulder opals. These vivid-blue jewels are perfect for summer dressing. When many people are reaching for turquoise, So's boulder opals stand apart. Their s...

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