Celebrate Flower Power with a Gemstone Flower Ring

Flower jewelry has the power to inspire rebirth and renewal anytime of year. Its charming characteristics perfectly match the tastes of the glamorous and fashion-forward.

Whether at a gala or just for the everyday, wearing flower rings is a way to channel spring’s vibrancy and add color to your wardrobe.

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Famous Birthstones: Harry Winston Ruby Slippers

Follow the the yellow brick road to the 1939 film classic, The Wizard of Oz. Movie memorabilia like the sparkling “ruby” slippers worn by the film’s heroine Dorothy, have captured hearts for decades. The iconic red shoes, magical heel click, and the renowned words, “There’s no place like home” spark a memory in virtually everyone who’s seen the movie. The slippers in the film were made from iridescent red sequins. Lucky for gem lovers, the ruby slippers became a reality in 1989 when Harry Winston created this beautiful pair featuring the July birthstone, ruby.

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Dreams of Diamonds Exhibit Comes to GIA in Carlsbad

If you were lucky enough to visit GIA between April 29 and May 11, 2015, you were in for a rare treat. The sparkling “Dreams of Diamonds” exhibit included 25 pieces of spectacular jewelry comprising over 4,000 carats of diamonds.

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2015 Spring Auction Report: Magnificent Gemstones Break Records

The spring jewelry auctions featured some truly magnificent jewels with some lots being sold at prices greatly exceeding their auction estimates. In fact, a few pieces sold at record-breaking prices. Here, we take a look at some of the notable jewelry and gemstone pieces that hit the auction block this spring.

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Gems in a Jurassic World

Jurassic World is about to roar through theaters, and that made us nostalgic for the original movie, Jurrasic Park (1993) – especially the memorable scene where scientists extracted dinosaur blood from a mosquito trapped in amber.

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Famous Birthstone: Pearl – La Peregrina

Many of us share a timeless attraction to pearls— it’s a deep admiration that extends across cultures and continents. Maybe it’s because pearls are associated with water, a fundamental element of life. Or maybe it’s because this June birthstone comes from a living thing. Natural pearls are highly sought after due to their rarity. For those who prefer cultured pearls, you’re in luck: cultured freshwater and saltwater pearls are widely available, and in so many colors and shapes that there are pearls to suit a variety of tastes.

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