As temperatures start to dip and the woolier clothes move to the front of the closet, jewelry styles change too. Rather than the bright gemstones and shiny silver so popular during the summer months, wintertime jewelry features deep colors, whites, and antiqued metals, pairing perfectly with the charcoals, Read More
The lovely pearl is the June birthstone, as well as the astral stone for Gemini and Cancer. The illustrious gem has a long and storied history, and is the oldest known gemstone to be used in jewelry.
Though no one knows when oysters first began forming pearls, the first known use of the pearl in jewelry Read More
"This pearl has become my soul. . . . If I give it up, I shall lose my soul."
And such was the pronouncement inspired by the Pearl, in John Steinbeck's 1947 novel of the same title. No other kind of gem or jewelry in history has inspired unfailing desire and to this extent, whether in fiction or in Read More