Fun Facts about Watches

Watches are on the wrist of many people in these modern times, but did you know that until about 100 years ago, most men carried a pocket watch instead? Wrist watches were originally designed for women who didn’t carry pocket watches. The history of watches and time keeping is fascinating, so read on for some […]

Complement Your Style by Matching Earrings to Your Face Shape

Earrings can complete your look for sure. But did you know that different styles can complement your face shape and help create symmetry? Here are some rules of thumb to make your earring choices shine: Round Face: Dangle earrings are a great choice to provide balance. Try to avoid round earrings or earrings in the […]

Famous Gems: The Most Famous Diamond in the World

The Hope Diamond has been called the most famous diamond in the world due to its rare blue color and size of 45.52 carats. Earliest records of the diamond are from 1666 when the original stone, a 112 3/16-carat diamond originally from the Kollur mine in India, was purchased by French gem merchant Jean-Baptiste Tavernier. […]

The Gem That Glows Like Fire – The Ruby

Happy birthday to all those born in July! July’s birthstone is the ruby, a fiery, red gem. The ruby is symbolic of passion, protection and prosperity. Despite being the hardest stone other than diamonds, rubies are prone to fractures and so large stones are very rare and can be more expensive than similar sized diamonds. […]

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