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What is in your top 5 must have jewelry list? then next 5?

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  1. Stephny691
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    by Stephny691 » May 19, 2014
    Re: What is in your top 5 must have jewelry list? then next

    Must Haves:

    1. RG Ering- Check!
    2. Solitaire Pendant- Not yet
    3. Diamond hoops- Not yet
    4. Small AVC RHR- Not Yet
    5. Studs? Maybe? I love the jewellery I own, but I like costume jewellery for going out and whatnot. But I'd love the above pieces to complete my 'everyday' jewellery. I couldn't bear to spend money on diamonds and have them sit in a box till the next time I go out- which is never, I could be the crazy diamond lady who walks round her house covered in diamonds, yeah, I'm down with that!
     
  2. Sunstorm
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    by Sunstorm » May 19, 2014
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    As to Riviera necklaces I have to admit that I have a soft spot for them, so do I for Riviera bracelets (same as tennis bracelets). I am one that will wear my Art Deco diamond watch everywhere and also my Riviera bangle. Anything goes that is your style, why not? I am also more of a dressy person though. Recently I started wearing fancy pieces out a bit less but I still believe in wearing one or two statement pieces, that is it, I will not wear more together then it may become tacky. The reason I wear some of mine less frequently now is because some pieces like Art Deco are very prone to damage, perhaps antiques are really not for everyday wear but I wore my watch every day and it got minor damage three days in one year. I can see a Riviera getting a lot of use although I would likely not wear it on an everyday basis and perhaps not so much during the day but if you like that why not? One may be concerned about safety but as it was stated thieves often think such pieces are fakes as they (at least where I live) identify pieces as valuable when they are big chunky yellow gold pieces but cannot identify diamonds; most here would think that I am wearing Swarovski. I am actually happy about this aspect because only me and those who know something about diamonds and jewelry can identify what I am wearing and that is plenty enough for me; I do not wear my jewelry to show off.
     
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    by Hudson_Hawk » May 19, 2014
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    My jewelry wish list is:

    5-7 stone diamond band for right hand
    Pearls - earrings and necklace (single or triple strand, classic south sea)
    Jewelry-grade watch
    Diamond earring jackets
    Diamond drops
     
  4. LLJsmom
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    by LLJsmom » May 19, 2014
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    Uhhh, lambskin, I think we need some SMTB threads on your emerald 5+ and 3+. C'mon, at least share eye candy... Please with sugar?? :tongue:
     
    


    


  5. lambskin
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    by lambskin » May 19, 2014
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    Would love to share photos of my ER and emerald RHR. They really are my pride and joy-the ER is 27 years old now and the emerald is 12 years old. I am just an idiot when it comes to taking photos and getting them to the computer. I only went digital last summer-I had to be the only hold out with film. I have never pasted a doc or attached a file in my life. But I promise I will get my kids or hubby to show me. I have to take the plunge soon. Please be patient-I will show you. Thank you for your interest...You have motivated me.
     
  6. Sunstorm
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    by Sunstorm » May 21, 2014
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    I second the notion for sharing pix.:))) Would certainly love to see your pride and joy Lambskin. I am especially curious what that emerald is like. Can we have some specs on your pieces? You got a wonderful collection. I would also love to see the pieces others own even if it means linking other PS threads.
     
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    by Monnyjay » May 21, 2014
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    This is fun, I'll play - my must haves and wants :wavey:



    1. My ER - (upgrading eventually) - future project

    2. My 7 stone half eternity - 2.13 cts - check

    3. Tiffany & Co Large Diamond Cross - platinum - check

    4. 2 diamond bands - check

    5. Diamond studs - (in progress)

    More wants then need -

    6. Dbty necklace

    7. Cartier Trinity bands

    8. Stackers - Singlestone - too many to mention

    9. Would love a 5 stone (as seen in Tiffany & Co) total carat weight was over 2.60ct :naughty:

    10. An Assher or Radiant cut eternity band would be nice - rhr :wavey:
     
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    by MonkeysInk » May 21, 2014
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    Must Haves:
    1. ering: check (due for a reset...five years on, it's still in a temp cheapie solitaire I don't love)
    2. eternity wedding band: check
    3. diamond studs: check (very small, were my great-grandmother's, so very sentimental)
    4: diamond hoops check (very small and I wear them every day)
    5: watch: check (grandmother's Rolex with a very sweet inscription from my grandfather)

    Next five:
    1. Pearl earrings: check
    2. Pearl necklace: check
    3. Diamond bezel necklace for everyday wear: I bought a costume piece to try this idea out and wearing it made me realize I would wear this every day and not take it off. I have a milestone anniversary coming up next year...
    4. Vintage (or vintage style) stackers
    5. An OEC in that Erica Winters compass-style setting. Yum!
    (I just went over to look at it again and noticed the new Jin setting. Um, hello my precioussssssss!)
     
  9. lilys
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    by lilys » Jun 9, 2014
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    I've been thinking about this a lot too!

    must haves:
    - engagement ring (waiting!)
    - wedding ring (again, not yet!)
    - diamond studs
    - diamond pendant - check
    - tennis bracelet - check

    really really wants:
    - pearls - check
    - riviera necklace (I'd create occasions to wear it!)
    - yellow sapphire & diamond bracelet, or pendant, or fancy drop earrings
    - RHR
    - spessartite garnet ring or pendant

    nice to haves:
    - more more more!!
     
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    by armywife13 » Jun 9, 2014
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    Must Have:
    1. OEC engagement ring - pending shipment
    2. OEC studs - done
    3. OEC bracelet/bangle - pending shipment
    4. Old Cut pendant -possibly pending
    5. Old Cut RHR - possibly pending

    4 and 5 are possibly pending because I am purchasing a stone and am not sure if I should use it for a RHR or pendant. Decisions, decision!

    Nice to Have:
    1. Colored stone RHR - done
    2. Cartier trinity - done
    3. Stacking bands - done(but could always use more!)
    4. Additional OEC bangles to stack with Must Have #3 - not yet
    5. Cartier Tank watch - not yet
     
    


    


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    by missy » Jun 9, 2014
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    OMG armywife, you have a lot of good stuff coming your way!!!! :love:
    Very exciting!!! :appl:
     
  12. m-2-b
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    Quick update:

     
  13. RandG
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    by RandG » Jun 9, 2014
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    Top 5 Essentials for Any Collection:

    1. One Amazing Ring (e ring, right hand ring, whatever, just one major ring)
    2. Diamond studs. Carat size does not matter. Set stones you love in such a way to give the appearance of scale.
    3. Cartier Tank Watch
    4. Old cut Diamond Line Bracelet Set in Platinum
    5. A Diamond Band for Everyday and especially remote travel

    Top 5 Wish List:

    1. Vintage Very Large Square Emerald or Step Cut Diamond Set in Platinum with Tapered Baguette side stones.
    2. Vintage Baguette Cut Diamond Band no more than 2mm wide, set in platinum.
    3. Diamond Baguette Bracelet
    4. Cartier Tank with Diamonds :)
    5. Three Stone Diamond Ring, using my own Euro, and two new 1.5 carat stones to match.
     
  14. armywife13
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    by armywife13 » Jun 9, 2014
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    Thanks, Missy! In a few weeks I will have to do a SMTB thread with some of my goodies. I have earrings, a new e - ring, and bangle to show off!
    Hopefully I can squeak #4/5 in before my husband cuts me off for the foreseeable future. ;-)
     
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    by SB621 » Jun 9, 2014
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    I can't wait Armywife!!!!!!!! It will be fabulous!

    And I will respond to your other message shortly! I swear I'm working my way there! Just been super busy lately!
     
    


    


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    by armywife13 » Jun 9, 2014
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    I got it! :) Thanks for the response. I think I will be going for #4 on my must have list...As long as I can squeak the project into my budget. So. Excited.
     
  17. Rosebloom
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    by Rosebloom » Jun 24, 2014
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    I thought I would revive this thread because several people had items pending and we need updates!! And pictures!

    Here is my list:

    My "musts" (pieces I wear every day and should be perfect!):
    1. Ering. My new sapphire three stone ering should be back from having a tweak very soon. Then a SMTB post to follow! Check!
    2. Wedding band. My 2mm platinum wedding band is the perfect compliment to my new ering, so, check!
    3. Diamond studs. I am saving for these now. I will probably get a pair of 5mm to enjoy while I save for my dream 6mm pair.
    4. Cartier watch. I'm hoping to request this for my 40th in a few years. Wishing it would get here already. This could be a new strategy for accepting aging! If I'm lucky I'll get the fabulous Seiko that Ame got to tide me over.
    https://www.pricescope.com/community/threads/seiko-presage-sry001-straight-from-japan.202675/

    My second tier "musts" (pieces I wear a few times a week and are worth investing in high quality):
    1. A diamond band for a more casual ering options or RHR. I have my beloved AVC five stone that I have worn daily since I received it two years ago. I am curious though how much it will get worn once I have my new ering. Check!
    2. An everyday diamond necklace. I have my DBTY which I have also worn daily since receiving it a few years ago. I love it! It's probably not a forever piece but certainly a favorite right now. Check!
    3. Some piece with rubies. Ruby is my oldest son's birthstone and I adore them, so a must, right? I'm thinking an antique or antique style platinum pendant? Or bracelet?
    Something like this with a ruby center stone:
    http://www.pearlmansjewelers.com/jewelry-designers/beverley-k-jewelry/necklaces/38PP3/
    Or this stunner bracelet that I've loved forever:
    http://www.kwiat.com/fine-diamond-jewelry/kwiat/p/170132/4/0/0

    My wants (pieces that make my heart beat fast!):
    1. A yellow gold textured Single Stone band ala Coati. I am obsessed with this ring. It doesn't really work with anything else that I have and it's expensive for a plain band ($1K) but it's perfect and probably the only Single Stone I'll be able to afford!
    http://www.greenwichjewelers.com/shop/designers/single-stone/products/single-stone-22k-yellow-gold-band-2-mm
    2. A yellow diamond pear in a yellow gold bezel pendant. Sub one carat. A little drop of sunshine to wear on long gray winter days. Something like this (but not Tiffany to avoid the mark up):
    http://www.tiffany.com/Shopping/Item.aspx?fromGrid=1&sku=27054471&mcat=148204&cid=287465&search_params=p+1-n+10000-c+287465-s+5-r+1012531876-t+-ni+1-x+-lr+0-hr+-ri+-mi+-pp+1240+3&search=0&origin=browse&searchkeyword=
    3. A black opal statement piece. Either pendant or ring. Looooooooove black opals.
    4. A big amethyst cabochon pear pendant on a long black velvet cord.
    5. A long yellow gold gemstones by the yard with various stones I collect.
    6. A diamond bangle bracelet (if I could find something dainty that could safely be pair with a fine watch, this might become a "need"...)
    7. White South Sea pearl drops for my diamond studs.
    8. A huge diamond honker (3ct+ ACC) with a variety of awesome bands to pair with it. After I win the lotto.

    Fun to dream!!
     
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    by Logan Sapphire » Jun 24, 2014
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    I know someone who had this jeweler make her spacer- she just emailed me the link this morning, as a matter of fact.

    Also, RB (fellow Domer, right??), check out Ravens Refuge: http://www.ravensrefuge.com/products/bands/2mm-21k-full-round-textured-ring-page

    It's "only" 21kt, not 22, but looks identical and much less money!
     
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    by Rosebloom » Jun 24, 2014
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    Wow!!! That ring is perfect! I love that it's full round. And the texture is amazing. Me wanty.

    Thank you so much for the recommendation. And excellent memory! :)
     
  22. LLJsmom
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    by LLJsmom » Aug 29, 2014
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    Just bumping this thread because I had to review what I thought I wanted. I am on my way with the tennis bracelet, but was having cold feet/second thoughts. I just want to make sure this would be a daily/frequently worn piece for me.

    Any new contributions?

    Oh, and I did get one of my basics checked off.

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    :clap: :clap: :dance:
     
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    My must haves?

    1. 4ct OEC - very lucky to have a tick against this one
    2. Wedding band - tick
    3. Diamond studs - OECs recently purchased from Love Affair Diamonds. TICK! And haloed 1tcw diamond studs also.
    4. Diamond Jackets and drops - commissioned for my 5 year anniversary. TICK
    5. 38 inch Tahitian necklace - tick!

    My wants beyond that?

    1. 1.5tcw hoops - tick!
    2. An OEC three stone - original antique would be great but am erring towards something newly made with OECs.
    3. A step cut - am thinking a coloured stone, maybe a pink tourmaline? Set with a baguette diamond halo!
    4. A strand of amazing south sea pearls, like 12-16mm
    5. Another eternity ring - perhaps baguettes or carre cut stones?
    6. A diamond bangle. I am not much for bracelets but I would really like a new bangle!
     
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    by jmarshall » Aug 29, 2014
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    My 5 essential must haves list:

    1. Wedding Band - Really excited about and love the band, but more excited about marrying my soulmate :dance: - 29 days!
    2. Before I die, I WILL have a platinum Rolex or Omega watch.
    3. Before I die, I WILL have a platinum Rolex or Omega watch.
    4. Before I die, I WILL have a platinum Rolex or Omega watch.
    5. Before I die, I WILL have a platinum Rolex or Omega watch.
     
  25. Circe
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    by Circe » Aug 29, 2014
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    I love thread like this, too! There's a long-running one in Hangout that I update periodically (here: https://www.pricescope.com/community/threads/a-realistic-wish-list.149998/)

    Here's what I last said there (cutting and pasting because, a) I'm lazy, and, b)I'm consistent ...):

    So add me to the list of ladies who'd wear a riviera everywhere from grocery shopping to gala-hopping. I have a paste riviere that's probably roughly equivalent to a 30 carat diamond necklace, and I wear that bad boy all the time.

    As for realistic things to scratch off the list ... it's not an AVC, but it IS a beautifully cut OMC with a perfect maltese cross and a teeny table, in an original deco setting. ALMOST THERE. Assuming I am good over the weekend and go on a last listing push, it might be in my hot little hands as early as next week! I am currently keeping myself going by staring at pics of it compulsively. Here it is loose .... it reminds me of some of the beautiful warm cushions that I've loved obsessively on here since back in the day ... Tiger007's, Haven's, Ganesha's, etc. I can't wait to have one of my own to ogle endlessly!

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    by yssie » Aug 29, 2014
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    ps_reveal_1.jpg

    Oh my goodness :love: where are the rest of these pics you're supposedly staring at? Of course you weren't planning to post just the one...

    Actually, I looked at that pic and immediately thought of sonomacounty's beauty (1.37 P bought from mlopros and patched up by GOG) http://vimeo.com/4149987


    (Okay, I feel sorta creepy... other PSers stalk other PSers' diamonds, right?)

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    Question about item 2. Is this pending, or do you have the stone???
     
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    I was wondering the same thing
     
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    Must Haves
    E-ring - Check
    Wedding Band - In the works
    Kamoka Harvest strand - soon :naughty:
    15-17MM SS Pendant - Not yet
    Keira's Tahitian and SS Strand - SOON :naughty:
    1.5-2 Ct Edwardian Diamond RhR (still searching)

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    Keira strand! :love: :love: :love: :love: :love: :love: :love: :love: :love:

    Wants real bad!
    High End Watch - (preferably vintage rolex... anyone know good dealers?)
    Diamond and SS Pearl drop earrings
    Scattered Freshwater and gold necklace - CHECK
    SoC Mabe pearl ring - SOON :)
    SoC Mabe pearl bracelet
    Cartier Love Bangle in either YG or Pink Gold
    More Colored Stones!! MORE!
    Hanadama 9.0=9.5 MM 20" Strand
    Madama Strand
    Metallic Souffle Tin cup with YG chain


    Oh man the list could go on and ON!
     
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    by stracci2000 » Aug 31, 2014
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    I couldn't stop at just 5!

    Things I already have and love:
    1. Diamond right hand ring
    2. OEC right hand ring
    3. Columbian(Coscuez Mine) emerald ring/pendant
    4.Tahitian Pearl rings/pendants
    5. South sea pearl rings/pendants
    6. Akoya strands/rings/penants
    7. Diamond studs

    Would love to have:
    1. 2 ct+ Diamond ring
    2. Tahitian strand
    3. South sea strand
    4. Solitaire diamond pendant
    5. Conch pearl
    6. Hawaiian Heritage Gold bangle bracelet
    7. Niihau shell necklace
     

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