Tag Archives: Colored Gold

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 →

The Most Expensive Gemstones

It’s no surprise that diamonds are the most expensive gemstone, but you may be surprised by some of the fancy colored varieties that command top dollar per carat in the gemstone market. With fancy colored diamonds making headlines at every important gem and jewelry auction, they’re hotter than ever. It also may surprise you to learn that some of the gems you’ve always known about command major prices too. All of these stones are gorgeous, some are rarer than any you’ve heard of, but they’re all top dollar. Related articles Top Ten Misconceptions about Diamonds We Like Big Diamonds and Read More →

Engagement Ring Eye Candy: A Pop of Pink

On Wednesdays, we wear pink. And if you have a rose gold accented engagement ring then you get to wear pink every day. A privilege and a pleasure. And with major engagement ring designers like Verragio churning out fabulous rose gold engagement rings left and right, you have options, ladies. Another brand that RLJ carries that I’m smitten with, Uneek, does something similar. You can order any of their settings in rose, rose and white, or white, yellow or a two tone combination of white and yellow. I have to say that with these modern designs my favorite option is Read More →

Thirsty Thursday: Spooky Halloween Cocktails

Ok, so one’s spooky. The other is just beautiful. But the Faberge cocktail ring I’m referencing does happen to have a great fall palette. 18kt yellow gold splays out over three circles enameled int eh hottest fall 2014 colors: nude, wine and a warm citron yellow. The subtle texture adds interest, while not taking away form Faberge’s famed enameling. Gorgeous round brilliant diamonds are the focal point of each circle, weighing .12 carats total and showing off G/H color grades and VS clarity. The other cocktail is, indeed, spooky and perfect for a Halloween party. It’s not gross, just eerie, Read More →

Is a Morganite Engagement Ring Right for You?

There’s a huge trend in bridal jewelry and engagement rings, and it’s not what you’re thinking. Yes, the halo is still hot hot hot. But things are getting warmer with a rosy outlook. Rose gold and pink and rosy hued gems are climbing in popularity with brides. The warm tones of pink gold enchant many an engagement ring shopper, and the soft pink tones of sapphires, diamonds, and one other particular stone evoke romance in their minds. That stone has exploded in popularity since the dawn of Pinterest: Morganite. Morganite was first discovered off the coast of Madagascar in 1910 Read More →