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Fresh New Year, New Resolutions

I usually start the year with a Resolution or Goals post. I know people shrug their shoulders at New Year’s resolutions (“why bother?”) and this Popular Science article talks about why our brains make following resolutions so difficult. I watch my Hauteyoga studio and healthclub Zum become crowded in January, only to taper off in […]

How to Reset Your Engagement Ring (and Why It’s Okay to Change Your Mind)

You thought you could never be happier than when he first slipped that ring on your finger! You had your ring, and your love…forever! But now it’s 14 years later, and…

Designer Spotlight: An Interview with Jewelry Designer Christian Tse

Have you SEEN the fancy color diamond pieces by Christian Tse in publications like Town and Country, Martha Stewart Weddings and Engagement 101? I thought you should get a glimpse…

Ode to a Simple Wedding Band

In my recent interview with the amazing Wendy Brandes, she mentioned that she nevers wears jewelry around the house for reasons she outlines on her blog. Which is funny, because I never wear jewelry around home either…

Top 5 Engagement Ring Trends for 2010

Here are the Top 5 Trends for engagement ring designs that I have seen online, in stores, and on people’s hands…

Leon Mege, The Most Beautiful Rings In The World?

I have been ushered into an inner sanctum in the heart of the Diamond District of 47th St, NYC. And my life may never be the same. I first stumbled upon Leon Mege and his custom platinum ring designs online…

Great Estate: Vintage Jewels in Seattle

I love estate and vintage jewelry. Not in a crazy, pile-it-on, Rhinestone-Rosie sort of way. More like the occasional platinum-deco sort of way…

How to Buy a Colored Gemstone

This will give you some essentials you need to know before you splurge on a colored gemstone piece of jewelry. All the variables mean that a colored stone purchase…

Valuable Tips for Buying a Diamond From a Jewelry Store

I just did a post about buying a diamond online, but buying a diamond in person from a physical jewelry store needs its own set of rules. These tips could apply to buying any piece of jewelry…

Valuable Tips for Buying a Diamond Online

These tips could apply to buying just about any jewelry category. But they are especially helpful for buying a diamond engagement ring online…