11 Pieces of Jewelry Every Woman Should Own

Wondering where to start in creating your jewelry wardrobe? GIA put together this list of 11 Pieces of Jewelry Every Women Should Own. Jewelry essentials to ensure that you have the perfect accessory for any event.

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Once Again, GIA Recognized as One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies

For the second year in a row, GIA is honored with the Ethisphere® designation as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies®.


Famous Diamonds: Napoleon Diamond Necklace

This stunning famous diamond necklace, set with approximately 263 carats of old-mine-cut diamonds, was a gift from Napoléon Bonaparte to his second wife, Empress Marie-Louise of the Austrian House of Habsburg, Empress of France. Following her death, the necklace remained in the family for generations.


Diamonds in the Rough

Once destined for industrial use, low-quality rough diamonds were thought to have too many impurities or inclusions to be used in high-end rings, bracelets, and necklaces.  But today, these diamonds are making their way into luxury jewelry. So why the sudden interest?


Incredible Insects

We typically think of insects as pesky critters that make us squirm. Caterpillars, flies, and moths are not what many would consider the winners of Mother Nature’s beauty pageant.


Famous Diamonds: The Orlov

The Orlov, a rare rose-cut gem, described by some as being shaped like half of a pigeon’s egg, has been the target of thieves for centuries. It is also the fourth in our Famous Diamonds series.

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