diamond myths

The Mythology and Magic of Diamonds: Folklore and Symbolism Throughout The Ages

Over time the diamond has become known for it’s immense value and it’s worldwide popularity, especially among the wealthy. It is surely the most popular of all gemstones on the market today and that might have something to do with the fact that it has come to represent eternal love and everlasting commitment. However, before the days of multi-million dollar De Beers marketing campaigns and Tiffany’s luxury stores, for centuries, the diamond was shrouded in mystery and mysticism. Many different theories and myths arose from the farthest corners of the world. Here are some legends that allude to the more supernatural of qualities associated with diamond myths from throughout history.

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jewelry trends

Fall 2015: This Season’s Must Have Jewelry Trends

It’s not long until summer winds down and the leaves begin to brown. Fall is the most picturesque season of the year if you’re lucky enough to live in a place that really feels the seasons. The colors and the temperature evoke cozy and warm responses. You know that winter is on its way, so it’s time to make the most of the last days of perfect weather and get ready for the big hibernation. When it comes to choosing jewelry to match this mood, you have to think smart. Say goodbye to those big African-inspired necklaces and colorful stones, it’s time reel it in a little and embrace the warmer tones. Reds, browns, greens, yellows and oranges. Here’s some of this fall’s most popular jewelry trends.

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Michael Beaudry

Michael Beaudry Collection: Fine and Unique Diamonds

Michael Beaudry, a second generation certified master diamond cutter, is a renaissance man of sorts. He is world renowned for his stunning jewelry design, Swiss-made watches and his tres chic home decor. His work is collected and sold for large sums of money and things are only getting bigger and better for the Beaudry brand. His jewels are now being donned by such A-listers as Britney Spears, Beyonce, Carrie Underwood and Barbara Streisand to name just a few. The main man Michael Beaudry is, to this day, still heavily involved in the design and manufacturing of every piece in the Beaudry collection.

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jewelry trends 2015

The Top 5 Jewelry Trends of 2015

Now that 2015 is halfway through, it’s time to reflect on some of the biggest jewelery trends of the year so far. It’s been a year of glitz and glamour on the fashion runways with big bold gemstones alongside unusual trends like the asymmetrical earrings, choker necklaces, brass bangles and hippie accoutrements. Without further adieu, here are the top 5 jewelry trends of 2015.

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peridot

Peridot: The Story Behind August’s Birthstone.

If you’re born in the month of August, you’re lucky enough to be born to the Peridot birthstone. This light green stone, sometimes mistaken for emeralds, is one of the more unique gemstones on the market today. It gives off a natural olive green color and the intensity of the green is determined by how much iron is contained in the crystal structure. Occasionally, a particularly iron rich peridot will appear to be lime green, while some will be almost yellow in color. The word peridot derives from the Greek word, “Faridat”, which simply means “gem.”

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