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Engagement Ring Trends: Beautiful Designer Engagement Rings Under $2000

I read recently that most Americans (58% to be exact) don’t want to spend more than $2000 for an engagement ring. An engagement ring is a highly personal exchange between two people who are committing to each other…

Engagement Ring Trends: A New Setting for Old Diamonds, Erika Winters Bridal Jewelry

I feel so lucky to know a rather large network of jewelry writers and bloggers. All of these authors have their own voice and expertise, and add something elemental to the stories of jewelry. I love celebrating their successes and new…

Happy New Year from idazzle.com!

I’m still a little in awe of how things and people came together for me, personally and professionally, in 2013. This past year, I interviewed and profiled no fewer than 17 jewelry designers…

Current Obsession: Jacquie Aiche Body Jewelry

What has my heart a-flutter these days? To say that I’m moderately off-balance about the body jewelry of Los Angeles jewelry designer Jacquie Aiche would be an understatement…

Jewelry Designer Spotlight: Sevan Bicakci

Sevan Bicakci is an artist. He is a sculptor creating artwork through stone carving. It just happens to be of a scale that can be called jewelry…

Jewelry Designer Spotlight: Daria de Koning Fine Jewelry

While in New York City recently, I got to meet an artist I’ve admired on Twitter (the source of a lot of interesting and unexpected friendships), Daria de Koning. We met at her studio, a fun and functional space in the Tribeca neighborhood…

A Visit to LuxeIntelligence

While I was in New York City recently for jewelry market week and the Women’s Jewelry Association Gala, I took the opportunity to drop by LuxeIntelligence. LuxeIntelligence is a new endeavour from industry experts Andrea Hansen and Courtney Cohen

Lucky in Love: Greenwich Jewelers and Beverley K $10,000 Ring Giveaway

Do you feel like you’re the luckiest person in love? Would you like to WIN a $10,000 engagement ring and wedding band to physically show that love? One of my favorite retailers, Greenwich Jewelers

Jewelry Designer Spotlight: Megan Thorne

I met the truly lovely Megan Thorne at the Couture Jewelry Show. It is always a pleasure to get to know the designer behind the artful designs, and Megan was especially fun to talk to…

A Serpent in the Garden: Year of the Snake Jewelry

Serpents have long been a popular motif in jewelry. The duality of fascination and fear keeps snakes recurring in jewelry, from ancient times to the present. Snakes have represented fertility, rebirth, immortality, desire, and eternity. No matter what they represent…