Who’s Ready for Hanukkah?

Hanukkah, finally returning to a later date this year (as opposed to last year’s Thanksgivikkah celebrations) begins tomorrow evening! If you’re readying the brisket and breaking out your Menorah, I’m wishing you a joyous Festival of Lights. If you’re still in the dark about what, exactly, Hanukkah/Chanukah is, exactly. Allow me to enlighten you. Now, there are two things you need to properly celebrate Hanukkah in style. Three if you count sufganiyot, and you should. But the other two are simple. One, you will want to (and need to) break it down to this new song, in addition to your Read More →

This Christmas: Inexpensive Designer Watches

The wrist watch is that rare gift that is stunning and impressive, but also a safe bet. Everyone needs more socks, but give someone a pair of socks for Christmas and watch the look of delight fade from their faces. Everyone needs to be able to tell time, and when you give a beautiful watch, their eyes simply light up. Whether you’re buying a gift for your wife or your husband, your friend or your co-worker, your brother, your sister, your mom or your dad, a good wrist watch can really create some happy moments. Here are four of the Read More →

Thirsty Thursday: Blue Christmas

Happy Happy Hour! It’s the second best time of the week, Thursday evening, with Friday about to dawn in all of its TGIF glory. But let’s kick off the merriment early – I have the perfect thing to celebrate. This is an impeccable, jaw dropping, 66.05 carat aquamarine, certified by the GIA as octagonal, step cut and transparent. I know, gemstone reports just don’t have the same cache as diamond reports do, do they? But no matter – look at that color! And transparent isn’t effusive enough to describe the clarity. It’s D&D certified as crystal clear, like looking into the Read More →

Jewelry Gift Guide: Mom and Dad

Every year during the holidays, many jewelry stores seem to focus on getting jewelry for certain loved ones on your list. In most cases, that seems to be limited to that special woman in your life. In fact, it almost seems like many jewelry stores are suggesting that this time of the year is the ideal occasion to pop the question and craft a marriage proposal. While this is definitely a memorable time of the year which makes it the perfect time to buy jewelry for that special woman in your life, there is no reason why you should have Read More →

Top Three Jewelry Trends for 2014

Jewelry can be found in all shapes, sizes and styles. Even so, certain designs are presently more fashionable than others and will most likely continue to be popular in the coming year. Following are the top three jewelry trends for 2014- sure to continue into 2015. Best of all, as the year is on its way out, the Cyber Monday deals abound! Chevrons and Pyramids These two triangular shapes may be simple but have the potential to make heads turn. Pyramids and chevrons, when used on their own or in conjunction with the right shapes, have the ability to make Read More →