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A Contemporary Take on Zodiac Jewelry

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A Contemporary Take on Zodiac Jewelry

  Zodiac jewelry has been around for ages.  So, there’s nothing new there. However, there’s an elegant expression of this personal star sign, and there’s the more traditional rendering such as a crab for Cancer, or bull for Taurus … you get my gist. I don’t know about you, but I feel like the traditional renderings aren’t exactly feminine, let alone elegant.   Why People Love Zodiac Jewelry Zodiac jewelry allows us to share more of our personalities with others.  It also just feels really intimate and personal to us.  If I’m wearing Zodiac jewelry, it just feels like I’m...

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When Are You Wearing Too Much Jewelry?

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When Are You Wearing Too Much Jewelry?

Ensuring you don’t over-do it with too much jewelry or other accessories is actually easier than you may think.  There’s a couple of spatial and other tests, or rules if you will, that I apply to every outfit.  Some basic guidelines are –  Size of each piece  Space between each piece  Coloration of each piece  Glitz of each piece  Your Backdrop Think of your clothing choice like your canvass.  The simpler your canvass is, the more options you have to accessorize boldly and profoundly. The busier your canvass, the less you want to accessorize.  For a busy canvass (your clothing),...

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2020/21 Jewelry Looks

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2020/21 Jewelry Looks

As always, year after year, season after season, jewelry styles evolve as fashion, lifestyle and we all progress.  To keep you in the loop, here are the upcoming trends that we’re seeing now and through to at least the first half of 2021: • Yellow gold and sterling silver are growing in popularity where rose gold was in the recent past. It’s not to say that rose gold lovers will find themselves left out in the cold, it’s just to say that you’ll see brands showcasing yellow gold and sterling silver with more prominence than rose gold going forward • Thinner pieces...

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What is Demi-Fine Jewelry?

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What is Demi-Fine Jewelry?

Jewelry runs a broad spectrum from fashion to demi-fine to fine jewelry. Fashion jewelry is the least expensive, with fine jewelry being the most expensive. There are pluses and minuses with both fashion and fine jewelry: fashion jewelry tends to lack durability, breaks or dents easily, and tarnishes, since it’s not made with precious metals, like sterling silver, gold or platinum.  Fine jewelry is great, if you can afford it, but not everyone can.   Demi-Fine jewelry has the look, feel, quality and durability of fine jewelry, however the price tag is attainable for most. Demi-Jewelry is perfect for everyday...

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