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Peanut Butter and Jelly Earrings
These Smiley Peanut Butter and Jelly Earrings are a cute way to adorn your precious ears with something a little unusual. Who needs to bling with diamonds or be graceful in pearls, when you can strut your stuff with a little peanut butter and jelly? They are handmade of clay and feature painted on smileys, bringing good cheer throughout anyone’s day!
The giant Bahia Emerald recovered and claimed
Incredible discovery coming from L.A. has brought a smile upon every gemstone lover. It makes one wonder, will I ever have a piece of that, and by that i mean a giant Brazilian emerald. Well until I get my hands even a kilometer close to it, there are already some strong claimers.   The Bahia emerald is thought to be the second biggest gemstone of ...
Lapis Lazuli
Lapis Lazuli is known in everyday life as the dark blue stone with “gold” inclusions. It is a semi-precious stone used ever since antiquity in jewelry, ornaments and decorations, for it’s amazing intense blue. As a matter of fact the “gold” inclusions are not actually gold but pyrite. Lapis lazuli is a rock and not a miner...
Jewelry in Rome
Power and wealth. In ancient Rome jewelry was at first an of prestige reserved only for the highest social classes. But as trade and the wealth of the Empire increased, jewelry became available to all classes of citizens. Romans borrowed styles from earlier cultures and added their own themes. In keeping with the flamboyance of the time, jewelry became la...
Jewelry in Egypt
There’s something about a beautiful piece of jewelry. Since the dawn of civilization jewelry has been an integral part of culture; of who we are. It says a lot about us. Tastes, styles and statements have changed, but our love for those sparkling, precious objects has never diminished. Long before clothing developed into fashion those rare jewels an...
New jewelry trends ĘC old jewelry pieces
Black is black, platinum is the new gold and vintage is the new fashion in jewelry. It now seems the best time to invest in vintage jewelry and estate pieces as they are ravaging the fashion world. Modern designers are making vintage pieces. Nowadays estate jewelry is highly appreciated, since fashion has loosened its boundaries and has accepted lots of ...
About vintage jewelry
Jewelry becomes vintage when is at least be fifty years old and still in prime condition. When a piece of quality vintage jewelry stores over a hundred years old it becomes an antique piece.   Any jewelry collector knows that in order for jewelry to be called vintage it must fit in a certain era (it is an age requirement). It doesn’t really m...
The History of Class Rings
The tradition of the class ring began more than 170 years ago at West Point. The class of 1835 received the first class rings, a tradition that has become a popular one at high school and college campus across the United States. The rings were based on seal or signet rings, jewelry the ancient Egyptians wore their entire lives and even after death. The b...
How to Find and Care for Vintage Costume Jewelry
Confession: I have an obsession with playing dress-up. I adore wearing sparkly things on a daily basis and especially love using vintage costume jewelry to give an outfit the right vibe. In my defense, this predisposition for the sparkly is in my blood, and most of my collection came from my grandmother. Lena Lyda just loved her some sparkly accessor...
How to Wear Pearls in Style
     The pearls, an extremely classic accessory, but so damn classy, can fit any of your favorite popular trend, if you know how to wear them, no matter how incredible it may sound. Here are seven ideas for wearing pearls that will make you love them even more. 1. Hair with Pearls One of the best ideas of wearing pearls, introduced...
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