Category Archives: Jewelry Boca Raton

Believe it or not Boca Raton is one of the most predominate area for buying and selling jewelry. This is the top retirement location in South Florida. When people retire or get older in age they no longer have use for their jewelry! Also Boca Raton has a large number of tourists and wealthy citizens who love to buy estate jewelry!

No Hassle Tassels

Last spring/early summer, the fabric accessory du jour was the pom pom. It was all about the pom! See here, here and here. And pom poms are fun, I say this with the inimitable experience of a former cheerleader.  But you know what’s even more fun? TASSELS! That’s right, you can tie them on drawer handles, trim Ikea curtains with them so they look super fancy, they’re a hell of a lot easier to make yourself, and they often come in leather. I’m a big fan. And this spring, there’s no hotter way to wear the tassel trend than on Read More →

How Much Should I Spend on An Engagement Ring?

Proposing to the love of your life is a once in a lifetime experience. There is no experience quite like the moment when you lay your love on the line for someone you want to spend the rest of your life with. For this reason, many men will put a great deal of thought into all the details of their proposal: where he will propose, what he will say, what the ring will look like, and numerous other considerations that must be thought about in advance. When it comes to choosing the right engagement ring, there are a number of Read More →

A Pearl is a Pearl: Cultured Pearls vs Natural Pearls

Pearls – this month’s birth stone – have long been revered for their simple and luminous allure. Nicknamed the “Queen of Gems,” these unblemished beauties were treasured in early history as near-priceless; in fact, for many years, pearls were the the world’s most expensive jewels. The ancients even believed they had magical powers. While pearls today have lessened in value compared to other gems, their luminous loveliness remains widely admired. When considering a purchase of pearl jewelry, some shoppers are confused by the variety of types available, particularly regarding natural and cultured pearls. The only significant difference between the two? Read More →

Spotlight On: The Fire Opal

The Fire Opal sounds like something out of an old adventure film, the sort of treasure that Indiana Jones might search for. The gem might not have any mystical powers (as far as I know), but it is a rare and beautiful find. Opals differ from other gems in that they are amorphous silica, rather than crystalline. As such, an opal is referred to not as a mineral, but as a “mineraloid.” This is why opals have that neat, round look and can take a wide variety of shapes. The fire opals are named for their distinctive appearance, being translucent and Read More →

Fat Tuesday!

Happy Mardi Gras, bling lovers. I hope you’ve taken time today to gorge yourself on King Cake, pazcki’s, ettoufe, and shrimp tacos! Whether you’re prepping for Lent, you’re nostalgic for your college trips to Bourbon Street, or you’re just really taking advantage of this #cheatday, anyone can find a good excuse to celebrate Fat Tuesday. Naturally, I’m celebrating with a face full of carbs that I already regret and all of my favorite green, purple, and gold jewelry. There’s nothing like beads when you’re 21 (or “21”) but for the post-grad crowd it’s time to upgrade your Mardi Gras finery. Read More →