Auction Report: Important Jewels of Fall 2014

Gem aficionados will be pleased with the breathtaking jewelry that went to auction in fall 2014. Diamonds and colored stones found their way into the hearts of all, and went home with a few lucky bidders. Have a look at the stunning pieces featured below.

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Zodiac-inspired Jewelry: Pisces

Are you meditative, selfless, creative, compassionate, and born between February 19 and March 20? Then you are a Pisces – and you’ll probably want jewelry that celebrates your lovely personality traits.

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Oscar Jewelry Preview: 2015 Awards Show Jewelry Trends

Did you see Globes Jewelry trending on Twitter the night of the Golden Globes? Or perhaps you participated in the recent conversations around jewelry worn at the Grammys? This comes as no surprise as there is always interest surrounding the superb and stylish awards jewelry selections that are displayed on the red carpet.

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Year of the Sheep

If you were born in 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, or 2003, you have a special reason to celebrate in 2015: you were born under the eighth Chinese Zodiac sign, the Sheep (also Ram or Goat). As a gem and jewelry aficionado, you’ll want pieces to add to your collection during this auspicious year.

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Celebrating Presidents’ Day: The First Ladies and their Jewelry

Pay close attention the next time you see a First Lady wearing jewelry: she may be using it to send a message.

America’s First Ladies undoubtedly wear jewelry to look stylish, but sometimes they choose pieces to make a statement. Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said something a First Lady might have uttered: “Jewelry had become part of my personal diplomatic arsenal…I do believe the right symbol [jewelry] at the correct time can add warmth or needed edge.” Jewelry revealed her diplomatic intentions, the context of the negotiations, and the ultimate goals.

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Serious Bling: Celebrity Engagement Rings

You’re an actor or about to propose to one. What kind of engagement ring are you going to get your stunning bride-to-be?

That was the pleasant problem recently facing George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Kanye West, Ashton Kutcher, Justin Theroux, and Romain Dauriac, just to name a few. Their engagement ring choices garnered a lot of press, so lets take a closer look at what these men of means picked, and provide a bit of gemological commentary.

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