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Uneek Engagement Rings Eye Candy

So RLJ just started carrying this new designer line, Uneek Fine Jewelry, and I’m obsessed. Combine micropave with funky shapes and cuts, plus modern twists on classic jewelry mountings, and you have a recipe for a gorgeous and yes – unique- engagement ring. A solitaire gets a splash of sparkle from three sides of prong set accent diamonds embedded in mil grained white gold. The texture is subtle, but rich. Speaking of texture – again we’ve got diamonds coming from multiple angles, and a split shank that combines micropave, double mil grained borders, and graduated accent stones in the space Read More →

Friday Favorites

Happy Friday! It’s a stunning day here in lovely Chicago, and I’m just full of Fall joy (still) And around the internets plenty of goodness caught my eye, here’s what I was into this week and what I’ll be up to this weekend. I totally Fell for tortoise, for the millionth time. And wanted to decorate the entire house in gold. Fell in love with Antfarm photography Really not sure how I feel about this. GIA is undoubtedly the gold standard, but other grading labs do exist, you can’t ignore that fact. You also can’t ignore the fact that EGL USA Read More →

Happy Labor Day Weekend 2014!

This week, before I sign off (normal posts will resume on Tuesday) I wanted to share a round up, all colored in summer’s sky blue. With Labor Day on Monday, autumn is officially upon us (and yes, I feel for you my South Floridian brethren still sweating out 90% of your body weight each day.) So in honor of saying sayonara to summer, let’s all have one last glorious weekend of beaching, grilling, sunshine, margaritas on the deck, and FOOTBALL. Even if you’re not technically headed back to school, who can resist a fresh, clean agenda? It’s begging you to Read More →

World’s Most Expensive Gold Skateboard

For some people the sky and their imagination isn’t even the limit. One of these creative dreamers is avid skateboarder Matthew Willet. Willet had an idea. He wanted to design the world’s most expensive skateboard, and after some missteps he has succeeded. The fully functional board is 31.5 inches long, 8 inches wide and weighs 80% more than an average skateboard. Willet designed the board, which is being called “The Golden Skateboard,” for the New York based skateboard shop SHUT. The reason that this skateboard weighs so much more that a traditional board is because it is made from 99.999 Read More →

Web Roundup: Engagement Ring Etiquette, Etsy & Easter

This week’s post brought to you by indignance. I would say “irateness” but a. I’m not sure if that’s a word and b. these are strangers. I need to reserve my spiciness for personal affronts. Nonetheless, I’m kicking off web roundup with the bad news first (so the good news can cheer you up!) That’s how I’ve always done it. The good news/bad news thing, not web roundup. Web Roundup is usually a place for butterflies and bunny rabbits which we’ll get to, because it’s Easter weekend. But first: the wrath of D&D. W. T. Actual. F. Etsy Vendor! You Read More →