GIA Holiday Shopping Guide: Gift Ideas for Women

So many designs, so many options! Choosing just the right jewelry piece for a woman can seem daunting. As the authoritative source on diamond and gem knowledge, GIA put together this holiday shopping guide to help give you the confidence to purchase a quality gemstone or piece of jewelry any woman will love.

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GIA Holiday Shopping Guide: Gift ideas for Men

GIA’s 2014 Holiday Shopping Guides are here to help inspire your holiday shopping this season. Today, we discuss how to make the right choice when it comes to buying jewelry for men.

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Dressing Up Your Ears

As 2014 starts to gear up for the holiday buying rush, we thought it would be fun to look at how jewelry designers are reinventing earrings. From wonderfully versatile stud earrings to chandelier eaarrings with a bold modern touch, jewelry designers continue to push the envelope on these everyday fashion accessories.

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Leaf Motif

Consider the changing beauty of the humble leaf: it is a tender shoot in spring…a lush green canopy in summer…a blaze of reds, yellows, and purples in autumn. Jewelry designers have been captivated by them for centuries, turning Mother Nature’s displays into bejeweled creations.

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Where the Wild Things Are

There’s something deliciously sinister in the air, and you can find it haunting books, movies, and even luxury jewelry.

What was popular in 2014 tells part of the tale.  Vampire Academy and Lost in Love (another vampire thriller) hit the big screen. Vampire: Most Wanted made The New York Times best-seller list in March, as did the werewolf thriller, Dark Wolf, in January. Disney topped it off by launching the Maleficient collection – a limited collection of jewelry inspired by the villainess in the eponymous movie. Many of the pieces are in blackened metal and feature dragons and snakes.

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Jinxed Gems

Everyone loves a good Halloween scare, so we scoured the gemological literature for stories about cursed gemstones. Here are a few tales we dug up about these bone-chilling beauties.

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