March 28, 2011
Anna Beck maybe a contemporary jewelry designer based in cosmopolitan Los Angeles, but her heart is obviously in the exotic island of Bali in the far distant shores of Indonesia. Her jewelry designs use some of the oldest jewelry-making techniques from that other side of the world.
March 27, 2011
Date nights are fun nights for couples of all ages and orientation. If you spend your nights in fun and enriching activities with your spouse, boyfriend, girlfriend or partner, the romance keeps simmering and with happy results. The secret to having fun date nights? Variety and creativity!
"I'm fortunate to have some very important pieces of jewelry. I don't believe I own any of the pieces. I believe that I am their custodian, here to enjoy them, to give them the best treatment in the world, to watch after their safety, and to love them."
- Elizabeth Taylor, My Love Affair with Jewelry
March 17, 2011
Ready for something unique and unusual? If you're the kind of person that loves to wear art as jewelry, or someone whose day is made when people stare and converse about the jewelry you have on, then this Susan Hanover cuff jewelry is perfect for you.
March 16, 2011
Actress Anne Hathaway was a true standout during this year's Oscars. She was sparkling and vibrant, thanks to several stunning dresses and equally riveting jewelry collections that she wore all throughout the evening as a host of the glam night. One really enchanting dress that she wore and that is still being talked about long after the Oscar nights was the electric blue Armani Prive gown which looked breath-taking with a pair of Tanzanite drop earrings.
March 15, 2011
March 14, 2011
They were always on the forefront of aid efforts when other countries fall to disasters and calamities. Now it's their turn to need our aid. The horrific earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan destroyed so many lives and properties that, seeing the footages of the destruction, one cannot help but feel a deep sympathy.
March 11, 2011
March 10, 2011
Ash Wednesday begins the season of Lent for the Catholic faith. It is a period of intense self-reflection, penance, fasting and abstinence -- all for the purpose of preparing oneself for Christ's resurrection on Easter Sunday, 40 days after Ash Wednesday, when everyone attains redemption. The entire season of Lent is also a time of deep prayer...
March 08, 2011
International Women's Day. It has its roots back to the 1900s when women fought for the right for emancipation and equality. Today, majority of women around the world reap the rewards of the century-long struggle. For today, many women have been emancipated and have attained equality. Sadly, however, there are still many women around the world who do not enjoy the same freedom...
It's always great to own a piece of jewelry with a story behind it. It makes the jewelry interesting, and the wearer feels special. The purchase of one is not merely an acquisition of a piece of beautiful bauble, it is the purchase of an item that will long stay with the owner and will also become part of HER story.
March 07, 2011
Celebrities who grace the yearly Oscar Awards bring on the glitz and glamour every time they walk the red carpet. Shoes, clothes, handbags and jewelry are all chosen carefully to reflect the beauty of these Hollywood stars. When it comes to jewelry, diamonds from the best jewelry houses in the world are often the main staple in these occasions. For nothing helps an ordinary human -- even a movie star -- shine brighter than with diamonds.
March 06, 2011
Kenneth Cole is an example of how passion, talent and relentless dedication can propel the realization of dreams. As a designer, he is a visionary, creating many outstanding and artistic shoe designs that people like and love.
Kenneth's pursuit of the beautiful leads him from people's shoes to clothing and accessories. The same genius was reflected in each piece of jewelry that later came out of his artistic inspirations. One such jewelry is this Kenneth Cole New York Urban Horn Necklace.
March 03, 2011
Loud, bold and colorful are the mark of Ed Hardy's jewelry. A tattoo artist originally, Ed Hardy reflects his genius with tattoo art to the jewelry he designs. Case in point is this signature ring. With his signature logo boldly etched in sterling silver against a backdrop of purple crystals in pave setting, this is one piece of jewelry that literally magnetizes the eye to be drawn to it.
March 02, 2011
Jewelry designed as the Holy Cross reflects religious spirituality. The Cross has a spiritual meaning to Christians in particular, because it depicts Jesus Christ's crucifixion which led to the redemption of mankind from sin and God's triumph over death itself. Men and women wear Cross jewelry to show their faith and also to serve as a talisman from life's hardships.
March 01, 2011
Classy fashionistas will love this classic piece of jewelry from the queen of fashionistas herself: Trina Turk. With art permeating her every pore, Trina Turk is not one to rest in her laurels of accomplishment in the field of fashion. A Californian through and through, Turk is famous for adding the Cali vibe to every elegant piece of clothing she designs. Every cropped top carries the California spirit -- all sunshine, multi-culture mix, great landscapes and a general optimistic feel-good attitude.