A day in the life of a jewelry blogger



What’s not to love about this job? We get to spend our days looking at, talking about and trying on beautiful jewelry! We get to meet the designers behind the creations. And we get to sneak-peek the trends before they are formally introduced at the big jewelry shows. Take this morning, for instance. We started our day at the Annual Fine Jewelry Preview sponsored by Jewelers of America. It was held in a sleek conference room at the luxe New York Edition hotel in the heart of trendy […]

Put trendy gemstones on your must-have list



What, you don’t start the closet-update-season shopping for gemstones? Well, here’s why you should. As an avid trend watcher I can’t help but notice the beautiful palette of colors in fall fashions. From crimson red to tawny port, rich navy and deep green to shades of russet brown, the color palette for fall is warm, classic and easy to wear. Yet, there are a few unexpected outliers, such as blush pink, yellow-green and pretty bright blues that have caught my eye as I’ve been shopping the stores. For me, the classic seasonal […]

Shop smart: diamond ear studs are a great investment

Diamond studs in any size or cut are classy and timeless enough to be worn every single day. Their versatility makes them a great investment, taking you from daytime-casual to a nighttime vibe. There’s nothing in your wardrobe that a pair of stunning diamond ear studs can’t rock—and that’s why this is ear candy that will never die!
What to shop for: You can’t go wrong with classic round and square solitaires, but if you want something a little different, try a cushion cut, a halo style or a stud with a small diamond […]

Why every woman needs a diamond tennis bracelet


Ritani-Classic-Yellow-Sapphire-Stackable-Band-1024x585The U.S. Open may be over (congrats to Sloane Stephens and Rafael Nadal), but what lingers in my mind is some of the best on-court fashion we’ve seen in awhile including edgy prints, bold colors—and who can forget Maria Sharapova’s Swarovski crystal-studded black lace tennis dress? Still, the one accessory that has remained a staple—both on and off the court—for the last 40 years is the tennis bracelet. Formerly known as an eternity bracelet, this glittering circle of pavé diamonds was named in honor […]

Fall 2017 outfit-making jewelry trends


This summer was all about dainty necklaces and simple stacking pieces to compliment your sundress or even bikini. But now as you get ready to trade in those off-the-shoulder tops and gladiator sandals for some sleek leather booties and cozy sweaters—with the trendy bell-sleeve, of course—it’s time to kick your jewelry into statement-making gear. In other words, think bigger and bolder when it comes to your go-to accessories. We’ve picked the three fall 2017 outfit-making jewelry trends that can instantly transform your wardrobe. Trust us, you’ll see them everywhere this season. So if […]