The jewelry biz isn’t all glitz and glamor. Business can be cutthroat, and the industry is going through a period of transition brought on by technology and changing consumer habits. In 2016 alone, 318 retail jewelers and repair shops closed their doors. So, how can a jewelry business do its best to ensure success?
When buying a piece of jewelry, it is essential to make sure that you buy a good quality piece. Not only is the jewelry beautiful, but it’s also a personal way to show off your style and personality. Various benefits come with getting the best type of jewelry. Here are some reasons why investing in high-quality jewelry may benefit you.
Even the most basic outfits can be transformed into the most gorgeous and glamorous look. All it takes is a little time and consideration (and a bunch of accessories).
Buying jewelry is an excellent investment, especially if you search adequately and buy the right type from a reputable supplier. Whether you're buying as a gift or want to add another piece to your collection, you must ensure that you get a product worth the amount you spend. In addition, there are thousands of jewelry suppliers both physical and also from online stores. This being the case, you have to ensure that you get your jewelry supplies from an authentic supplier who guarantees you quality and original pieces.
Silicone bands have been an alternative for some years now. However, they have exploded in fame all over the globe. The universal symbol of dedication no longer appears like a gold ring. The conventional metal ring is straining to keep up in a globe where individuals need this crucial accessory to match their lifestyles, not the other way round.
Your jewelry is among the most valuable items in your life as you tend to spend more money on acquiring them. This calls for keeping them safe to remain in perfect condition for a long period.
Throughout history, people have considered only blue stones to be sapphires but thanks to more advanced technology, we now know that gemstones in other colours can also be sapphires. While blue is obviously good, the other colours of this sparkling gemstone certainly also deserve attention. So let's take a look at all the colour varieties of corundums together.
The summer may have just started for many, but Autumn/Winter fashion and jewelry shows wrapped up in the first week of July, so jewelry lovers can already discover the trends they will probably be embracing in the upcoming season. From chains to statement pieces, there were many eye-catching designs donned by models like Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner, and Leon Dame. If you are currently updating your costume or fine jewelry collection, the following trends may inspire you.
With summer approaching, this is the perfect time to show off your arms, legs, and toes and feel the warmth of the sun on your back.
Elza Pimenta is a jewelry designer and has just presented a wonderful collection for Spring/Summer 2021, inspired from the afro-Brazilian culture, their Gods, and belief systems. This collection is made to feel like home, to welcome you. The minimalist jewelry celebrates the organic forms found in nature and borrows inspiration from talismans and amulets.
Buying jewelry isn't always as easy as it might seem. Whether it is a birthday present, for your anniversary, or an expression of love, you need to think about what you would buy for your man. Know that the perfect jewelry can make a celebration more memorable.
Jewelry plays an important role in the overall style for many women. It can help show off their personal taste, have personal meaning and elevate the look of an outfit. For example, a wedding ring is not only beautiful to look at, but is also a constant reminder of your love for your significant other.
Do you need a reason to buy a diamond pendant for someone you love? Not really! They make perfect gifts for birthdays, anniversaries, to celebrate special occasions, or just for no reason at all, as an expression of love. A diamond pendant is a perfect jewelry gift as it can easily be teamed with any outfit, from jeans and a t-shirt to pop out and pick up some groceries to full formal evening wear for special occasions. Now you have realized that a diamond pendant is the perfect gift for your loved one, here are some other pointers to think about, especially if you are having a custom piece made for them.
As 2020 and the Christmas holiday rush by, we're looking forward to seeing what we consider to be among the next year's most iconic wedding ring trends. We've got details on what's trendy right now, from fashion-forward two-stone rings to vintage-inspired designs to the stone shades people'll get to see on their fingers around.
One of the most elegant materials used to produce bracelets and other types of ornaments is gold. It has been popular for ages because of its alluring beauty and shine when it is formed into any ornament, such as bangles, earrings or bracelets. Gold is strong and durable. Many people have inherited beautiful family heirlooms that are in the original state they were acquired. Also, gold is valuable.
More and more individuals are seeking to embellish their looks with fashion-statement pieces such as jewelry. Such a lucrative niche continues to grow by each waking dawn, and entrepreneurs seek to meet this demand. However, some are yet to make any profit. Are you wondering what could be going wrong with your business? How do you buy your jewels for resale? That’s the million-dollar question that you need to address before anything else. To aid you in the process, here are vital tips on how to purchase wholesale jewelry online.
Hollywood might be famous for its films and shows, but sometimes it's the jewelry that takes center stage. A few iconic jewelry pieces have garnered a reputation as some of the most famous pieces of jewelry to grace the big screen. Curious about those pieces? Let's dive in!
Of all metals that are contained in the periodic table, silver is considered to have the highest thermal conductivity, reflectivity and electrical conductivity. Its white and lustrous look makes it an ideal raw material for producing all forms of jewelry.
Teilor invites you to discover the splendour of authentic precious stones in its new concept store in the beautiful town of Sofia, in Paradise Center, with an elegant and inovative design, a precious universe made of gold, diamonds and the most beautiful gems. The pieces chosen for the shop window will carry you to a precious universe charged with emotions, femininity and sensuality.
Whether you are going to a New Year’s Eve party, spending a night out with your friends or attending a classy cocktail party, you can’t go wrong with huge earrings or a long pearl necklace that will elevate your whole outfit. However, choosing your everyday jewelry is a different story. A seven strand gemstone necklace might go perfectly with your fabulous maxi dress, but it will be hard to match it with your business outfit. You need to know exactly how to transform a bland pants suit into a stunner with the right accessory without going overboard. Unless you want to waste time every morning trying to figure out how to accessorize like a fashion pro, here are some excellent tips that will teach you how to choose everyday jewelry without making some crucial mistakes.
Silver is among the most precious metals we have around. It is linked to wealth, status and luxury. The metal is not only used in jewelry but also in many medical and other technological sectors. There are different varieties of silver at is very important for you to know them when buying wholesale silver jewelry. Such include pure silver, sterling silver and silver plate which is most rampantly used.
Louis Vuitton was established in the early 50s and has been providing the world with an array of outstanding handbags, accessories and jewelry items. The first outlet officially began selling its designer products in France and the company has rapidly expanded and grown to date.
If you’re someone who likes to make a statement whenever you’re putting on a piece of jewelry, then wearing a diamond pendant should be your go-to piece. Also, a diamond pendant is always considered sophisticated and classy.
When you are trying to choose the perfect engagement ring you have a lot that you need to keep in mind. Picking a piece of jewelry is a big decision to make at the best of times, but it’s even bigger when it comes to choosing something as important as an engagement ring. This is something you need to think hard about, as it’s such a big decision to make in your life.
According to the motto #STARSINBVLGARI the fascinating facettes of cinema were celebrated in the venue of the Secret Garden Berlin.
Everyone loves silver jewelry. It actually is one of the most popular materials used for jewelry, and it’s understandable, keeping in mind its versatility and luster. But there are many people out there who avoid silver rings for one particular reason: tarnish. In the case when oxygen and sulfur have contact with the silver, they bond and make the silver seem to be dirty – and no one wants that.
Preciosa Components, the world’s leading producer of authentically crafted Bohemian crystal and fine jewelry stones, today unveiled their latest assortment of seasonal novelties featuring several market firsts including the smallest twelve-facet chaton rose, the world’s most brilliantly cut chaton and two exquisite new coatings suitable for lost-wax casting.
It is no wonder that silver jewelry is popular among men and women: it is affordable, has different designs to choose from, and is durable enough to last you a long time. If you are in the market for high-quality silver jewelry, check out our list of the things you must consider to ensure that you'll find the right piece for your styling needs.
I visited Munich Fabric Start from 4th to 6th September and passed by the booth of Swarovski, sparkling again with its amazing crystals. Swarovski presented its innovations for Fall/Winter 2019/2020 there in help of all fashion designers and brands, who care for shining details.
Wedding planning requires a lot of patience and there are numerous details you should take care of. Nonetheless, there are two objects which are essential: the rings. Choosing the rings should be one of the first things you do.
So you are finally ready to pop the question. And you surely can’t settle for anything other than a yes! With the abundance of brands selling engagement rings, it can be a little unsettling to choose the one that conveys ‘I do.’ The best way to look for one these days might be online since you get to quickly browse through a lot more designs than you would in a physical store.
Buying jewelry in the tech age is much different than just twenty years ago. You would never find a website with anything other than electronic offerings for geeks. While that’s necessarily a bad thing, 2018 is now plentiful with sites that will sell you any jewelry online. From engagement rings to cufflinks, there’s a website for that. Here are just five reasons why you should shop online for jewelry.
BVLGARI celebrated the homecoming of the two stolen masterpieces of Vincent van Gogh at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. BVLGARI contributed the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Guardia di Finanza to return the masterpieces almost fifteen years after their theft from Naples (Italy) to the museum in Amsterdam. Especially for BVLGARI invitees the paintings, View of the Sea at Scheveningen and Congregation leaving the Reformed Church in Nuenen were displayed at the Van Gogh Museum
BVLGARI hosts a red-carpet gala to reveal its new boutique on Frankfurt's prestigious Goethe Strasse
Red-carpet, invitation-only, dress code “Italian glamour” party attended also by JeanChristophe Babin, Princess Lilly zu Sayn Wittgenstein-Berleburg, Nadja and Cosima Auermann, Lena Gercke, Aylin Tezel and Lars Burmeister
Founded in 2009, Northskull is a men’s jewellery and accessories brand based in London with a focus on creating contemporary pieces that add a stylish element to the attire of the modern man.
Redoing your wardrobe can be a refreshing change in your life. By buying a few new pieces at a time, you can gradually build up an entire wardrobe of stylish clothes and accessories. Introduce different pieces as regularly as you can each time you shop. This will also make it easier for you to stick to your budget.
For his first-ever jewelry line, Kanye West has teamed up with the most coveted jeweler of '90s hip-hop, Jacob Arabo. Dubbed Jacob the Jeweler by legends like LL Cool J, The Notorious B.I.G. and Jay Z, Arabo’s opulent and classic style was a no-brainer for the Yeezy collaboration.
CND, the pioneers of nail artistry at Fashion Week, reunited with treasured designer partners, The Blonds, to create 26 precious nail styles for their Fall/Winter 2017 runway. Crafted with diamond-like precision, the nails featured moonlit colors and hypnotic effects representative of a woman’s talisman.
For the opening night of the 67th Berlinale, Bulgari hosts its exclusive “Night of the Legend” party, welcoming celebrities and VIPs to enjoy a sparkling night with legendary jewels.
David Yurman, America’s premier luxury jewelry brand, hosted its first-ever men’s collection exhibition to take place during Milano Moda Uomo fashion week, on January 14 and 15, 2017. The exhibition is rendered in collaboration with sculptor, painter and performance artist Anthony James, whose unique sculptures will be displayed in tandem with David Yurman men’s jewelry. The exhibition took place at the historic Chiesa San Paolo Converso church in Milan, Italy, headquarters of CLS Architetti.
The Festina Group introduces the actor Gerard Butler as the new brand ambassador for the famous Festina watch brand. ‘Time to Live’ is the title of the new campaign where the actor allows access for 24 hours to his personal life. The campaign shares with the world some intimate moments in the life of Gerard Butler; at work, playing sport, relaxing, all moments where we see his passion for life. His international profile, professionalism, versatility and accessibility make Gerard Butler the perfect image for Festina. He also shares some of the campaign scenes with Denny Méndez, actress and former Miss Italy.
Spring-Summer 2017 is guided by the captivating laws of attraction. This season cultivates good vibes to attract and bring closer very different worlds. It unites softness and performance, encourages rawness and modernity to converse, binds mysticism with authenticity.
In days gone by, people believed that if a person touched an object, that object would form a bond with a part of their soul. Today, such a thought seems almost absurd ... Until you enter the realm of Montblanc´s master craftsmen. We chose to show you the cufflinks of Montblanc - different and stylish.
The male top model Noah Mills is the star in the David Yurman Fall Winter 2015 campaign.
Cufflinks are used to secure button shirt cuffs and may also be an item of jewellery for men. Cufflinks can be manufactured from a variety of different materials, such as glass, stone, leather, metal, precious metal or combinations of these. Securing of the cufflinks is usually achieved via toggles or reverses based on the design of the front section, which can be folded into position. In addition, there are also variants with chains or a rigid, bent rear section. The front sections of the cufflinks can be decorated with gemstones, inlays, inset material or enamel and designed in two or three-dimensional form.
The forces behind APT are Farah Malik, a Pakistani Muslim with history of developing multimedia marketing campaigns for social justice and human rights, and Dana Arbib, a Libyan Jew, with strong background in graphic, textile and product design, who men while living in Rome. They both are inspired by the hand-crafting cultures of the Middle East, Asia, South America and Africa and share a desire to increase awareness of ancient, disappearing crafting traditions.
Morgana McNelis is the woman next to the 'Sons of Anarchy' actor Charlie Hunnam since 2007. She is a Los Angeles based jewelry designer. 'I think the key to maintaining a good balance is...'
For the Spring/Summer 2016 Prada Women’s show AMO investigates the perception of continuous space through an invasion of the ceiling. Plastic sheets hang down acting as a virtual mold that defines the catwalk and seating areas, while the concrete ground area acts as the negative of the above scene.
Galeria de Modelos will present the latest accessories collection by designer Teresita Rodriguez Tanon entitled “Kobiet” (“Woman of the Kingdom”). Part of the 22nd season of Couture Fashion Week New York, the runway show will be held at 4:00 pm on Sunday September 13, 2015 at the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, in the heart of the Big Apple.
The international accessories and components show for fashion and design Première Vision Accessories presents latest updates for the Autumn-Winter 2016/2017 season...
Deliana Simeonova is the creator of Gaitani New York (Gaitani NY) - an online boutique, offering women's, men's and children's clothing, accessories, home decoration and paper products, inspired by folk motifs, symbols and memories of Bulgaria, combined with modern design.
AMAATRA stepped into conscious being in the summer of 2009 as a curated tribal jewellery platform.
We can not skip the current winter season jewelry, presented during the Fashion Weeks in London, Paris, New York and Milan. Designers' spectacular and extraordinary jewelry - earrings, neck ornaments and bracelets. We have selected for you the most interesting proposals of the runway shows.
Bulgari launched its newest High Jewellery collection entitled Italian Gardens during Paris Haute Couture fashion week.
'The main idea of the collection is to offer you 'endless options'. It is a stimulus for creating your own unique combinations for every occasion. Everyone has their own unique sense of style and they are a reflection of our personality. With this collection you can express your personality through our bracelets and charms. That's what's so fun about my Endless collection. Whatever you dress up or down, you can match the style with whatever you are wearing - and have fun with it'.
An evocative language, implicit only to Missoni, takes form in signature, paradigmatic patters - space-dyes, zigzags, striped and wide-banded motifs - that have been elaborated in varying chromatic blocks and then slanted, rotated or misaligned to create intriguing multicolored and interlaced compositions. Knitted jacquards of inlayed tromp-l’oeil recall the geometric forms of Sonia Delaunay and contrast the fluid, abstract floral prints that ornament the the slender and linear silhouettes of Missoni’s Spring 2015 collection.
The essence of style and of a cosmopolitan life: the verticality of a New York skyscraper and of the Vendôme column, London’s fantasy and extravagance, Paris’ chic and cultural life and the baroque and light of Rome all blend in a collection aimed at today’s women.
The garden of earthly delights: a vision of innocence and experience, simplicity and luxury, beauty and decadence through the eyes of Flemish and French masters of both art and craft. In the Autumn-Winter Haute Couture collection, Raf Simons, Artistic Director of Christian Dior, looks to the Old Masters of Flemish painting and to the artisanal masters of haute couture to provide a synthesis of historical form, technique and artistic gesture to arrive at the point of today.
Authentic sensitivity and delicacy, beauty and pure natural energy. Spirit, meaning, and soul. Transformative and evocative power. Unique jewels that fly from the hands of our master goldsmiths leaving trails of gold, sapphires, and diamonds.
For the presentation of its Cruise 2015/16 collection, Chanel heads to the ultra futuristic Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) – the Zaha Hadid-designed exhibition and performance space – in Seoul, South Korea. Structured silhouettes in sweet, eye-popping hues effortlessly marry South Korean influences with Chanel hallmarks. The mood proves energetic with avant-garde leanings, as Karl Lagerfeld revisits local culture in a broad sense, from traditional dress (the hanbok) to sugary K-Pop aesthetics.
From the funky, old rings you might have fished out of a bargain bin to exclusive, designer pieces of jewellery from a time long gone, purchasing vintage items is an investment in both your personal style and the quality of your collection. However, not all vintage is made equal. To avoid scams, low quality, and missed opportunities, here are six things you need to know before you start buying vintage pieces.
Carrera y Carrera was the only Spanish Fine Jewelry brand present at the MET Gala 2015, one of the most significant events in the world of international fashion. 'China: Through the Looking Glass' was the chosen theme for the Gala this year. Carrera y Carrera jewels were the perfect complement to this special occasion.
With the beginning of spring Cartier presents its latest collection ‘C de Cartier’, which is as fresh and colourful as this time of the year. The ‘C de Cartier’ bag dazzles in an array of vibrant hues that shimmer with Parisian sparkle, perfect for expressing an cosmopolitan attitude and style expertise.
Martin Katz is renowned for his exquisite taste and an unparalleled eye for transforming stones into artistic creations. He founded his eponymous company in 1988. The company, Martin Katz, Ltd quickly gained international prominence with a clientele that includes Forbes 400 business leaders, US Ambassadors and other individuals of affluence with a collector's spirit.
What are the women of 2015 like? Strong, complicated, demanding. They do everything and want everything. Their closet has to have room for leisure time in town, a meticulously elegant office look and a never-predictable sexiness.
ck Calvin Klein Watch + Jewelry Co. Ltd., a joint venture between Calvin Klein, Inc. and Swatch Group, hosted a special, invitation-only dinner last evening to celebrate the 2015 Calvin Klein Watches + Jewelry at the cultural center, Brasilea Foundation in Basel, Switzerland.
Riccardo Tisci reinvents the Givenchy Woman for his FW 15 collection through a clash of cultures.
One of the major modern myths of our time is the idea that all high-heeled shoes are uncomfortable or difficult to wear. In truth many high-heeled shoes are in fact uncomfortable, but these days discomfort is the exception not the rule. Some doctors even say comfortable high heels may be the solution to back problems and posture. Ultimately when it comes to the level of comfort or discomfort of any shoe including heels, has much more to do with the quality of the shoe.
Fresh view of effortless but confident dressing in Paul Smith Fall/Winter 2015 during London Fashion Week
With tailoring a strong focus of the collection, a more muted palette than usual predominates. Khaki and charcoal grey sit alongside midnight black but with punctuation points of vibrant colour never far away; whether in a dusty pink woollen suit jacket or a baggy mustard yellow shearling duffle.
EDUN is a global fashion brand founded by Ali Hewson and Bono, in 2005, to promote trade in Africa by sourcing production throughout the continent. In 2009, EDUN became part of the LVMH group. LVMH provides essential support to fulfill this vision.
Collection II explores the themes of time, matter, and light in relation to individual perception. The exhaustive set of designs revolves around visual representations of the idea of time and the creative process itself: the circle, the movement of water and layering as a metaphor for memory.
The perfectly polished Greenwich is this season's to go. On work days, play up the structured silhouette by pairing with monochrome tailored pieces letting the colorful interior pop. On weekends, make it the refined juxtaposition to laid-back dresses or over-sized knits and skinnies.
Make a date with Spring Summer 16 at New York’s Pier 92 next January 13 and 14. Following the roll-out of its new formula last July, the show is back with an even stronger offer in its 3 universes: fashion fabrics, accessories and textile & surface designs. A unique offer comprising 297 companies, up by 14% over January 2014. An event bringing together some of the best products selected by Première Vision from what the global textile world has to offer.
Once, more then 50 years ago, Manuel Carrera, founder of Carrera y Carrera, met beautiful girl, Marina. He watched, entranced, unaware that Marina had also noticed him. Sparks flew just looking at each other. And though he wished with all his might to approach her and speak with her, something stopped him.
Spain's top jewellery designer and manufacturer, Carrera y Carrera celebrated the grand opening of its new boutique in Macau. This is Carrera y Carrera's first boutique in the greater China region, and marks an important milestone for the brand as it expands its market presence in Asia. CEO, Ms. Svetlana Kupriyanova, and Mr. Manuel Carrera, who is a fourth-generation descendant of the Carrera family which founded the brand, both graced the event with their presence as the brand celebrated this significant moment.
Warm furs, shimmering glamour and statement accessories are the cornerstones of a campaign where evening looks are the protagonist. With extra seduction provided by top model Irina Shayk, SUITEBLANCO presents its new party collection, revealing the sexiest and most sophisticated version of each garment.
Endless Jewelry and Jennifer Lopez are pleased to announce that they have entered into a long-term partnership to introduce a line of bracelets and charms bearing the JENNIFER LOPEZ trademark:
In November 2014, Carrera y Carrera will launch new visuals that reinforce its international advertising campaign and the brand’s image.
Carrera y Carrera presents 5 new visuals with strong Spanish influence, complementing the advertising campaign launched in 2011.
To provide a source of inspiration for the 2014 new festive illuminations, the New West End Company’s Bond Street Development Group delved deep into the archives to explore the heritage of the street, established in 1686 and now home to over 125 of the world’s leading luxury stores including more than 80 designer flagships which sees £1billion of spend annually.
Bulova Corporation, the Official Timekeeper of Manchester United, presented customised Manchester United Squad Watches to the first team players. The event celebrated the important partnership between the team and the global watchmaking company, while also introducing the Bulova Accu•Swiss Treble Collection, available at select retail locations.
It’s been a decade since its hands began to turn to the rhythm of the Dior man’s allure. Accompanying the evolution of his contemporary style with precision, the Chiffre Rouge watch has reinvented itself year after year since its was first created, consistently remaining faithful to its defining signature: a skilful balance between masculine elegance and couture spirit.
Cotton Pouf is a Bulgarian company, which produces hand knitted pouf furnishings, accessories for your home, personal fashion items for ladies.
At Premiere Vision Paris Swarovski presented its stunning new loose crystal assortment, together with the themes that inspired them, for Fall/Winter 2015/2016.
There are four new Swarovski themes and corresponding crystal innovations for Fall/Winter 2015/2016.
In the year of the panther, Cartier is launching three wonderful Panthère watches - another milestone in the history of the House of Cartier.
It marks not only a revival of the liaison between the long-established French company and the legendary wild cat, but also the exclusive continuation of a 100-year panther saga traditio
The royal heron is the true star of this collection. A symbol of grace, this bird was a common decorative element in Manila shawls, adapting to the iconography liked by the women of the period. Embroidered with care with a historic beauty where craftsmanship and luxury were latent.
Ewa Jankowska has graduated clothing and jewelry design in 2014. Her graduation jewellry collection, titled “Bind runes”, was inspired by talismans and Scandinavian magic and theirs evolution into modern Scandinavian society.
Ewa joined the Men’s Style project and she gave us a short interview.
The Orchid represents one of the most popular floral motifs in Manila shawls.
Recently, famous movie star ZHOU Chuchu chose to wear jewelry pieces from Spanish top jewelry brand Carrera y Carrera for her appearance in an occasion where she was also the emcee.
She was wearing shining Ruedo diamond earrings and Gardenias diamond ring from Carrera y Carrera and impressed everyone with her glamor and confidence.
The legendary Cartier boutique at 13 rue de la Paix in Paris provided the backdrop for the final scene of ‘Grace of Monaco’, a film by French director Olivier Dahan which is to open the next Festival de Cannes on Wednesday 14 May, 2014.
BIEL, SWITZERLAND, MARCH 28, 2014 - ck Calvin Klein Watch + Jewelry Co. Ltd., a joint venture between Calvin Klein, Inc. and Swatch Group, hosted a special, invitation-only dinner to celebrate the 2014 Calvin Klein Watches + Jewelry at fine art museum, Kunstmuseum Basel, in Switzerland. Held during BaselWorld 2014, the world's largest watch and jewelry fair, the event also featured a musical performance by contemporary violinist Charlie Siem.
Sparkling in the light and irresistibly resplendent, they are a sign of eternal luck: precious amulets, worn as jewellery pendants, captivating owners and beholders alike with their magical power.
A collection of futuristic lines that mingle with biological textures to use from morning to night.
The shapes and patterns of NOSTROMO, as well as the materials, are inspired by the spacesuits (work of Moebius), structures and interiors of ships, as well as the anatomy of the creatures and textures that appear both in the Alien saga films and in the work of the artist H. R. Giger.
If you splashed out on statement jewellery for AW13/14, you’re sorted for the summer. New York, London, Paris and Milan Fashion Week catwalks were packed with statement pieces from all the top designers. Jewellery has the advantage of being able to perfectly pull together an outfit and add a special twist even to standard basics. Buying the right accessories can immediately update your seasonal wardrobe, so don’t hesitate to start planning your SS14 must-have collection.
After the successful launch of BOHEM nail jewellery, BOHEM is now releasing their first pair of nails for celebrities.
These experimental nails were produced in the Birmingham based studios.
The fame of the name and the dazzle of the diamonds have perhaps overshadowed the complex, many-faceted history of the great jewellery house, yet Cartier has played a prominent role in the history of the decorative arts. Cartier designs, from classic pieces worthy of the “kings’ jeweller” to radical Art Nouveau creations, both geometrical and exotic, are an intriguing testimony to the changes in taste and social codes. Cartier seduced the most elegant personalities of the 20th century with jewellery, clocks and watches, and refined yet practical objects.
La Garçonne style - the independent female archetype of the 30s, whose sense of liberation reflected in 'borrowed-from-the-boys' wardrobe with a sense of softness - that's the key of Giorgio Armani's Womenswear collection for Fall/Winter 2013-2014.
During the fashion show models were dressed in cropped, fluid pants, often sat at the hip and streamlined cropped or longer jackets, fastened with one or two gumball-size black buttons.
The palette is formal in black, white, light purple, gray and silver.
We selected for you the most important fashion shows, fairs, exhibitions and other events till the end of 2013 - fashion shows and fashion week dates for New York, Paris, Milan, Los Angeles, Miami, Tokyo and other cities around the world.
Atelier SIMON will make its fans happy again with the products from the line SIMON jewellery.
The brand recently created its on-line shop for jewelry.
In recognition and gratitude to its customers and fans of the clothing brand SIMON, in 2008 Gergana Simeonova created a jewelry collection from original Swarovski elements in combination with semiprecious stones that are an addition to each of the dresses and outfits of the brand. Now we present the newest jewelry collection of the designer for 2013.
Pregnant Alessandra Ambrosio posed nude for the Brazilian jewelry company Vivara. Supermodel is due to become a mum for a second time in June and has chosen not to keep her baby bump under wraps, taking part in a revealing new ad campaign for Vivara instead.
Super model Bar Rafaeli has been named the new face of the 2012 Piaget Rose Jewelry Collection. The collection includes watches, cuffs, necklaces, rings and bracelets, as on each of one has a rose.
At Piaget, the rose is first and foremost the expression of a natural environment that is interpreted in a stylized rather than naturalist fashion. For the House of Piaget, the rose is a talisman. A message of eternity and renewed love that pulsates daily. A generous, joyous icon mirroring the rose of which it is the muse: the Yves Piaget rose.
Taking the stage at the 2012 MusiCares benefit gala, honoring Paul McCartney, in Los Angeles, California, a stunning Katy Perry was seen wearing the maxi ring in white gold with diamonds and rock crystal from Gardenias, one of the company’s most romantic collections.
Meanwhile, fashion icon Olivia Palermo selected the leopard pendant in yellow gold and diamonds from Bestiario, one of the boldest and most creative collections from Carrera y Carrera, for a New York premiere.
We present the jewelry collection of boutique Il Cuore with designer Alexandra Meshkova. The collection is made from various glass elements, Swarovski stones, nacre in different shapes, pearls.
With this variety of different materials and splendor every lady can not go unnoticed. The jewelry is a perfect combination to the formal clothes of boutique Il Cuore.
Rada world, always characterized by several colors and psychedelic materials, create a total white theme with its typical showy chic taste.
Waterfalls of white beads for necklaces together with stress, white plexi flowers alternates to micro waterfalls of white beads and tassels for ear-rings till white crochet mini bag with plexi drops. It’s a white world, made of creativity, fantasy belonging from typical Radà style. Impossible not to be noticed and appreciated!
The new Chanel Joaillerie Spring 2012 collection celebrates the 80th anniversary of Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel's 1932 Bijoux de Diamants collection. Chanel displayed nine celestial-inspired pieces - haute couture of fine jewelry. The pieces from the collection associate beauty and imagination. The necklaces, rings and earrings are made of white gold, diamonds, pearls and sapphires. The whole collection will be presented in July.
Carrera y Carrera has created jewelry abounding with emotion, ideal for this very special time. You can find a most exquisite assortment of jewelry pieces to accompany you on St. Valentine’s Day, one of the most special occasions of the year.
The spirit of love is converted into jewelry where sentiment and passion, emotions and experiences are entwined within each of the jewelry pieces.
Along with metallic tones, the gold color this season is very trendy and is compulsory for the wardrobe of every woman.
Years ago it was worn only at night on parties and dances, but today it is a must have for the woman's toilet, it is even suitable for work clothes. It is not necessary to be dressed entirely in gold color, it combines successfully with black, brown and green.
Carrera y Carrera unveils Mediterráneo, a fresh, youthful, and innovative jewelry collection that tells of the legends of goddesses and nymphs who have dwelt in this tranquil sea through the exquisite craftsmanship of its pieces in yellow gold, white gold, and diamonds.
Epic stories have inspired each one of the lines of Mediterráneo: Actea, the beautiful, vigilant nymph that watched over sailors; Afrodita, the embodiment of tender love on the shores of a calm sea; Calipso, symbol of passion and desire for heroic Odysseus; and finally, Atenea, the magnificent goddess that displayed her splendor across the seas of the world.
The new SHERAZADE line by daniela de marchi is as enchanting as an oriental fairytale where a breathtakingly charming princess is wrapped in the atmosphere of marvellous worlds.
Imagination runs wild in the hot orient, a journey to far away land where seduction mingles with mystery, magic and sensation. Arabesque metal threads tangle with drops of natural stones and give life to a vast collection of rich jewellery, where earrings are the undisputed protagonists.
For Fall-Winter 2011-2012 Radà collection offers some pieces belonging from a line dedicated to feather themes. We present a short selection of necklaces, collars, pins, earrings.
Ribbons of grosgrain house copper coloured cockerel feathers, along with pearls and small polychrome beads: old-rose alternates with jade green, and the soft shades of river stones. Elastic belts become the basis on which crystal and stone alternate, in complete black too, paying homage to the Eighties and disco-chic style.
ELEVEN is the new 2011 jewelry collection by Armor Jewelry, described as simple, sleek and defiant.
The lookbook was shot by Stephanie Seliskar has done numerous jobs for New York Fashion week, ZINK Magazine. ELEVEN stands out in two ways: shape and material. Solid forms have been deliberately pursued on the basis that it can speak as clearly and boldly as chained elegance already has.
In light of the three-year partnership between Gucci and The Recording Academy, the two partners have teamed up to help preserve one of the most important musical finds in recent years.
The GRAMMY Museum at L.A. Live is leading the effort in assessing a Muzak archive that was recently discovered in a warehouse in South Carolina.
Christina Anton, student at the Southern California Institute of Architecture, founder of Boo and Boo Factory hand-makes colorful geometric leather jewelry from recycled leather with a bit of a tribal feel.
It’s as though the Boo and Boo Factory took three of the most popular fads out there in the accessory industry and meshed them together to create a colorfully unique line that is appealing on so many levels.
Polello is a world’s famous brand in the luxury area of wedding rings and has been working in this fashionable field from long time.
Customers prefer the luxury wedding accessories more than any other brand by its outstanding luxury designs and superb quality.
Now, Polello presents its new collection Eternity 2011.
The 41-year-old Jennifer Lopez has just been named as the new face of the TOUS Spring 2011 ad campaign.
In its effort to continue to evolve into an international powerhouse, Barcelona-based jewelry brand will touch people around the world with the new face of their advertising campaign. "We are absolutely delighted to have the iconic Jennifer Lopez be the face of TOUS' Spring campaign," declares Rosa Tous.
28-year-old Hollywood actress Kate Bosworth appears in a new amploa. She joined the list of celebrities who become designers.
Together with her friend and stylist Cher Coulter, Kate created jewelry collection for Spring/Summer 2011 for the brand JewelMint.
The collection includes long earrings, necklaces and massive rings.
Vivienne Westwood, famous British fashion designer gave its contribution to Valentine's Day holiday (February 14) with Her Valentine's Day - a two-piece jewelry set.
The jewelry collection is made from gunmetal with an enamel eye which symbolizes knowledge and inner vision. The eye is framed within an abstract heart pierced by an arrow with elaborate feathers.
True to its style, Atelier SIMON will again surprise its customers with unique handmade jewelry, that are made to complement the bridal and formal dresses from collection 2011 by Gergana Simeonova.
For the author’s jewelry inspiration are used Swarovski crystals with different shapes and colors of the stones.
The young designer Kate Cusack offers interesting and extravagant jewelry, made of zippers! Although quite unusual, the designer has managed to create truly unique pieces that can be worn in everyday life..
Besides making jewelry, Kate is engaged in the design of costumes, wigs and various types of extravagant dresses and accessories.
Fashion house Bulgari celebrated its 125th birthday with a brilliant exhibition of more than 600 pieces of jewelry in the Grand Palais in Paris. 125 years of Italian Magnificence will extend from December 10th to January 12th.
The man behind the name, Sotirio Bulgari, was a Greek silversmith blessed with a creative mind and keen business sense.
Actress Angelina Jolie will be designing new jewelry line.
Jolie has teamed up with Robert Procop to create her very own line of high-end jewelry, called "Exceptional Jewels.
Angelina has worn several pieces from the jewelry line in recent months, including the black and rose gold necklace...
Spanish actress Elsa Pataky promoted the first collection of Time Force jewelry in Madrid, Spain.
The actress awakens passions wherever she goes. Pataky presented the charming jewelry collection, called "Ultimate Jewels". Elsa is the female face of the new campaign of TimeForce brand while soccer star Christiano Ronaldo is the male face of the watch company.
Cartier continues to expand its presence in China with the opening of yet another flagship on Friday in Hong Kong.
The new 900 square metre flagship store, is housed inside the Prince's Building - an upscale shopping center. For the opening the new Panther de Cartier collection will be on preview in the store for the first time, through its official release isn't slated until next year.
Kate Moss has created a jewelry line for the chain stores Topshop and the presentation show will coincide with the latest clothing collection, which will also be the last that the British model creates for the retail chain, informs Philip Green, the owner of Topshop retail chain, one of Kate’s good friends.
The jewelry line designed by Moss includes precious and semi-precious stones.
Donna Distefano's jewelry line features gorgeous gems created without unnecessary environmental destruction and without human rights violations.
The Fair Trade-certified pieces are custom-made and hand-wrought in the New York studio of the company with eco-friendly refining, substance purification, and recycled metals.
Autumn has already begun and that means it is time to find the perfect brooch to adorn your trench or some glittery rings to add sparkle to your autumn colors.
Faberge jewelry house is known for its refined products for over a century. Jeweler, Carl Faberge, together with his assistant made a total of 68 jewelery in the shape of an egg in the period 1885-1917. The majority of these were miniature ones that were popular gifts at Eastertide.
Swarovski will bring their unique sparkle to the collections of 13 designers during Fashion Week in London, New York and Paris next month.
The company continues to support both internationally recognized and emerging designers for Spring/Summer 2011 Fashion Weeks.
Swarovski has collaborated with leading designers to produce iconic moments in Fashion history for more than 10 years. Such designers have included Christopher Kane and Alexander McQueen.
The Japanese culture is known for its uniqueness. There are some elements of the Japanese culture that are hard for others to absorb. One of these elements is the kawaii phenomenon.
Since the 1970s, cuteness, in Japanese kawaii (literally, "loveable" or "adorable") has become a prominent aspect of Japanese popular culture, entertainment, clothing, food, toys, nail art, personal appearance, behavior, and mannerisms.
Japanese nail art is all about kawaii. The girlie cuteness of it is neither tacky or vampy – the nails are always sweet, cute and childish.
London Jewelry Week was opened with a glitzy launch party on Monday night, showcasing the best of young British designers.
At a glamorous cocktail in Goldsmiths’ Hall, some of the leading Britain’s top jewelry designers showed off their latest creations in silver, gold and diamonds. They said that they hoper London Jewelry Week would become as mainstream a feature on the British social calendar as London Fashion Week.
In this article you will find information about the most important aspects of diamonds: carat, weight, color and clarity. If you are looking for brief information to help you decide which is the best diamond for you or a loved one, you’ve come to the right place.
Diamond (from Greek – adamas - "unbreakable") is a crystallized form of carbon with superlative qualities. It has the highest hardness and thermal conductivity of any bulk material.
De GRISOGONO makes the stars of the Cannes Film Festival sparkle
The "Crazy Chic" evening organised by the prestigious watchmaking and jewellery brand, de GRISOGONO, took place on Tuesday 18 May 2010 at the Eden Roc Hotel on Cap d'Antibes, an exclusive location on the Côte d’Azur, and was a true showcase for the stars of the 63rd Cannes Film Festival.
Paloma Picasso blazed into the stratosphere of haute joaillerie in 1980 with her first collection of jewels for Tiffany & Co.
On 12 of January, Paloma Picasso celebrates 30 years at Tiffany with three new bold collections. With her fondness for the graphically alluring which began with Graffiti and her predilection for geometric and tailored forms, she adopts the seductive intricacies of Moroccan grid patterns as a springboard for "Marrakesh," her collection of compelling new designs that are at once simple and complex – not unlike Paloma herself.
Burberry turned the barbed wire in a stylish jewelery and watches.
The new collection of the British brand included series of watches and a bracelet, which reminds a simple barbed wire, but ... made of gold.
Decorative studs on the bracelet are far less dangerous than the ordinary spiked barbed wire. They make the accessories unique.
The price of each one of them is around 475 pounds.
Missy’s Bloom is a new brand of high costume jewellery, born from skilled hands and launched towards the future.
This line is rigorously Made in Italy, and it challenges the creativity of many stylists and craft model maker, to create vanguard articles of high quality.
Missy's Bloom was born from the 30-year-experience of the society Punto Accessori, experience developed working with the most important stylists in Italy and worldwide: thanks to the mutual exchange of ideas and know-how, the company is now a leading society in the jewellery sector.
On 13 and 14 June 2009 in Grand hotel Varna, St. Konstantin and Elena thiumphed fashion and beauty. The eight edition of one of the biggest fashion events in Bulgaria - "Fashion evenings" gathered those who appreciate beauty on a fashion show, which presented collections of famous Bulgarian designers and fashion houses, as well as importers of quality garments and accessories.
The fashion show was held with the kind stewardship of Grand hotel Varna and with the support of its general director Mr. Ivan Portnih. Official sponsor were the cigarettes Merilyn Slims. Producer of the event is Ekaterina Toneva, Mrs. Bulgaria World Beauty 2007, the organization and performance is made by Amalia Tincheva. The major media partner was the Bulgarian fashion directory Fashion.bg, which celebrated 10 years since its creation.
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Manufacture Jaeger-LeCoultre, the reference in Swiss fine watchmaking, is inaugurating a new showcase in Cannes to present its collections and its exceptional expertise. Cannes thus becomes the third Jaeger-LeCoultre Boutique in France, alongside the two already located on the Place Vendôme in Paris and in Lyon, and the 28th boutique worldwide.
Between the red carpet ceremonies before the daily screenings of the films competing for a set of awards including the prestigious Palme d’Or, the 62nd edition of the Cannes International Film Festival sees the unveiling of a new Jaeger-LeCoultre “embassy”.
Bulgari celebrated its 125th anniversary by inaugurating its first-ever retrospective exhibit in the prestigious Exposition Palace of Rome. It will remain open to the public from May 22 to September 13, 2009.
The "Between Eternity and History: 1884 - 2009" exhibit will cover the most significant phases in the history and evolution of Bulgari design, from the opening of the first store on Via Sistina in 1884 to the present day.
Cannes Film festival, like other glamorous events, attended by many celebrities, is a place where the stars outstrip to show style and class. Many people imitate celebrities and that's a good advertisement for the fashion designers, which give them toilets for the splendid evening.
At Cannes Film festival a galaxy of stars wore Dior outfits and accessories.
Hafsia Herzi showed up in a lilac silk satin evening dress and Dior accessories. She also wore Swarovski jewelry. Christine Albanel, minister of culture and communications of France was also dressed by Dior - a black silk faille gown.
As you can guess, it’s all about diamonds. This well-known, playful song of Marilyn Monroe became a symbol of the eternal striving of women to refinement, richness and luxury. Touching to the magic stone is a unique feeling, the look like goes deep down in one hypnotic and endless beauty. The diamond is considered as a standard of richness, power and prosperity.
The word „diamond” comes from the Greek word “adamas” that means unconquerable, indestructible. The diamond is the hardest natural material in the world.
Earrings are a fashion staple for women. Most own multiple pairs, to match
different outfits, different times of the day, and even different jewelry
(such as a matching
necklace and earrings).
The styles and sizes available are limitless – and they come in a wide range of prices. A woman can never have too many earrings in her jewelry wardrobe!
Since several years heavy earrings are in fashion. They are very impressive but they can also influence badly your hearing.
Recently it was found that heavy earrings are harmful fashion accessories and must be avoided. As the doctors say, they are dangerous ornaments and that's why so many women come in seeking surgery. Before the women can be helped, they have to give up the heavy ear-rings and allow time to heal the tears of their ear lobes. However, once the damage is done, it cannot always be repaired and it is seldom that the enlarged hole is covered up.
Swarowski is a luxury brand of crystals produced by Swarovski AG. In 1892 Daniel Swarovski inventented his automatic cutting machine and patented it. In 1895 he founded his family-owned company with the assistance of Franz Weis and Armand Kossmann.
In order to create a crystal that allows light to refract in a rainbow spectrum, Swarovski coats some of its crystals with special metallic chemical coatings.