Archive for April, 2008

What Else Can You Do With Diamonds?

April 27, 2008 - 7:01 pm Comments Off

Diamonds are allotropes of carbon , whose hardness and high dispersion of light make it useful for industrial applications and jewelry.

Diamond in Greek means impossible to tame.
Diamonds are found mainly in central and southern Africa ,although significant sources of the mineral have been discovered in Canada (more…)

Trends for the Season: Celebrity Inspired Jewelry

April 20, 2008 - 1:59 am Comments Off

When they walk the red carpet, celebrities make a statement. After each awards gala, popular magazines showcase the best- and worst-dressed stars, and ready-to-wear clothing designers quickly copy the best of the couture gowns and styles so the rest of us can feel like princesses. Its no surprise, (more…)

The Latest Trends In Diamond Engagement Rings

April 10, 2008 - 4:08 pm Comments Off

The engagement ring is a symbol of a promise. The promise is the intention to marry. Such promise or betrothal rings have probably been around since the 4th century, but their style and has changed dramatically, even if the meaning and tradition remains unchanged.

It began with the Roman Empire. (more…)

The Meaning of Pearls

April 1, 2008 - 7:17 pm Comments Off

Just like all the other gemstones, pearls carry a meaning. Historically, the glowing white orbs have been associated with the moon. With the high luster and deep color of pearls, it is no wonder why these natural gemstones have been held in such high regard for thousands of years.

Eastern cultures believe that pearls symbolize purity and spiritual (more…)