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Warm-weather is here, which means dresses, sandals, and of course summer jewelry! As usual, we’ve been keeping tabs on the latest jewelry trends, and are here to give you the lowdown. Sea creatures are big this season, as seen in Emilio Pucci’s runway show, while ring bling is still going strong (swing rings, midi rings, stacking rings, all in!). Pearls are hot this summer, and made a statement at the Chanel Airlines show, while large hoops made a runway comeback at both Versace and Givenchy.

Get the summer 2016 jewelry looks at Jewelry.com!

Holiday Gifts: Go Big Or Go home!

It’s the holiday season, fa-la-la-la-la! Are you still searching for the perfect gift (or gifts plural!) for the special lady in your life? Well we have a saying over here at Jewelry.com…go big or go home! Check out these jewelry gifts, fit for every fashionista.

Diamonds – Diamonds are forever (it’s a fact!). Treat her to some dazzling diamond earrings this year, or a diamond earring and pendant set. Shop for diamond jewelry at Jewelry.com.


Click here to view these diamond earrings & pendant.

Colorful Stones – Does she incorporate a lot of color into her wardrobe? Get her a trendy blue topaz bangle, or a blue topaz ring. It’s December after all, and blue topaz is December’s birthstone. Shop for blue topaz jewelry at Jewelry.com. 


Click here to view this blue topaz jewelry.

Pearls – Is she an Audrey Hepburn fans? If so, then pearls are just right for her. A unique pink pearl necklace or pearl bow necklace and earring set are just what you’ve been looking for. Shop for pearl jewelry at Jewelry.com.


Click here to view these pearl earrings & necklaces.


Happy shopping and happy holidays!

Our Weekly Favorites: Fitbit Accessories, Haunted House Videos, & InStyle Awards

Fitbit accessories, Ellen DeGeneres’s haunted house videos, InStyle Awards celebrity jewelry – these are just a few of our weekly favorites this week! Read on for our full list.

Fitbit Accessories – Good news Fitbit lovers! Fitbit accessories are making it even easier to look stylish with a Fitbit. We especially love the Tory Burch for Fitbit Double-Wrap Bracelet. So trendy. Check out the most fashionable accessories on Wearable Style News.


Tory Burch for Fitbit Double-Wrap Bracelet

Ellen DeGeneres’s Haunted House Videos – We love a good funny video (doesn’t everyone?). If you haven’t seen Ellen’s haunted house videos before, then you must watch. Each year around Halloween, Ellen sends her Executive Producer Andy Lassner, and one other “victim” to make their way through a haunted house, while being filmed of course. Here’s last year’s hilarious and entertaining video. Tune in tomorrow to see Andy and Eric Stonestreet (from “Modern Family”) make their way through the haunted house!


Andy Lassner & Eric Stonestreet

InStyle Awards Celebrity Jewelry – We don’t hide the fact that we’re a little obsessed with seeing what the celebs are wearing.  This week InStyle hosted its very first InStyle Awards, and many of our style icons were in attendance. We loved Rachel Zoe’s all white ensemble paired with a statement necklace. To get the jewelry look for less, shop Honora pearls at Jewelry.com.


Click here to view this Honora pearl necklace

Oprah Winfrey on LinkedIn – Just this week Oprah Winfrey joined LinkedIn. Of course we love this news since we’re big Oprah fans, but more importantly because we like to see a prominent public figure embracing social networking tools. Go O!


Oprah Winfrey’s LinkedIn photo

 What are your faves this week?

Wedding Jewelry: Bridesmaids Gifts

It’s wedding season! Planning a wedding (congrats!), and looking for something special to give your bridesmaids? Jewelry always makes the perfect gift. Here are five jewelry gifts for your wedding party.

Classic Pearls – Every woman needs a good set of pearls in her jewelry box to channel her inner Audrey Hepburn. Treat your bridesmaids to classic pearl styles from Jewelry.com.

Click here to view these pearl earrings and bracelet.

Click here to view these pearl styles.

Dazzling Diamonds – You can never go wrong with a diamond present. Diamonds are a girl’s best friend after all! Shop for dazzling diamonds at Jewelry.com.

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Click here to view these diamond styles.

Sweet and Simple – Petite and delicate styles are hot right now, especially when it comes to necklaces. Thank your bridesmaids with a versatile every-day necklace that they can wear with any outfit.

Click here to view these sweet and simple necklaces.

Click here to view these sweet and simple styles.

Alternative Gemstones – Alternative gemstones are a great gift for your bridesmaids who prefer modern over classic styles. Shop our Cristina Sabatini and Sajen designer boutiques for alternative gemstone jewelry.

Click here to view this Sajen ring.

Click here to view these designer styles.

Personalized by Chrysalis – Gift your bridesmaids matching bracelets with different charms that match their color preferences and personalities. Shop for Chrysalis designer bracelets at Jewelry.com.

Click here to view these Chrysalis Bangles.

Click here to view these Chrysalis styles.

What type of jewelry will you give your bridesmaids?

The 401 on Freshwater Pearls

Pearl lovers and collectors, ever wonder what’s the deal with freshwater pearls? Well, read on to get schooled on these America’s favorite ladylike classic

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These lustrous lil’ stones (like most pearls on the market) are cultured which makes them a man-made creation. Typically, a small piece of tissue will be inserted in the pearl nacre. The pearl will start to grow but usually in an irregular shape. During the ’90s freshwater pearl gained popularity because of the variety of color and their affordability. Generally speaking freshwater pearls are grown in Japan, China and the United States. Fiending for more info? Check out these fun facts about pearls…


1. Freshwater pearl cultivation began around the time when America was discovered by the Europeans.


2. The finest freshwater pearls can be found in the Mississippi River, Scotland and China


Honora Set of Pearl Bracelets

3. Cultured pearls are freshwater pearls created with the assistance of the human hand.


Honora 60-Inch Pearl Strand

4. The culturing of freshwater pearls can take from 6 months to 2 years.


Pearl & 1/8 ct Diamond Drop Earrings

5. Only 25-30% of mollusks used for culturing pearls actually survive the process.


Victorian Ring





Favorite Duchess Kate Maternity Looks

A big congratulations to Duchess Kate and Prince William on their new baby girl (and style icon in the making) Charlotte Elizabeth Diana! In typical Kate Middleton fashion, Duchess Kate was photographed looking flawless leaving the hospital in a pretty yellow dress and pearl drop earrings. In fact, throughout her entire pregnancy Duchess Kate’s maternity style was on point, but really, we wouldn’t expect anything less. Check out our favorite looks below, and shop for your very own pair of Duchess Kate inspired pearl drop earrings from Honora!

Duchess Kate & Prince William leaving the hospital w/Baby Charlotte.


Shop Honora for your own Duchess Kate inpsired pearl drop earrings!


2 of our favorite Kate Duchess outerwear maternity looks.


2 of our favorite Duchess Kate dress maternity looks.








The End Of An Era: Jewelry From Mad Men

The first episode of the second half of Mad Men Season 7 just premiered this past Sunday, so we thought it was the perfect time to pay our respects to the gorgeous jewelry worn throughout the show. It truly is the end of an era (we’re silently crying at our desks over here…). Take a look at our favorite leading ladies decked out in their jewels, and shop for some similar pieces at Jewelry.com.

Joan Harris – These gold stud earrings are exactly Joan’s style – classy yet chic and confident. Shop for your own pair here!


Betty Draper – Betty’s pretty blue drop earrings highlight her face perfectly, and we’re sure that was exactly what she had in mind. Shop for your own blue topaz earrings here.


Peggy Olson – Peggy adds a feminine touch with pearls to her all-business look, a helpful little tip from Joan, and we think it suits her well. Shop our Honora designer pearl collection here.


Megan Draper – Megan’s circle earrings fit her fun and whimsical personality just perfectly. Shop for your own pair of earrings here.


Happy shopping and happy watching!

Any show predictions after last night’s season premiere?

Pearls, Diamonds, & Gemstones: Faberge Unveils “Faberge Pearl Egg”

As jewelry enthusiasts, we love anything with glitz and glamour, especially a blinged-out Faberge Pearl Egg! Faberge unveiled its first Faberge egg after 99 years, in Qatar last week. The egg was shown at the exhibition of watches and jewelry.

The “Faberge Pearl Egg” is designed with an impressive 139 white pearls, over 3,300 diamonds, and other precious gemstones. Reminds us a little of Lupita Nyong’o’s Oscar dress (now stolen!) featuring 6,000 pearls. The bejeweled egg will be sold after its exhibition.


Any guesses how much the Faberge Pearl Egg will go for?

Here’s some more Faberge eye candy to ogle (we’d welcome any one of these eggs into our lives).





The Jewelry Insider

July 22, 2014

In honor and celebration of Prince George’s first birthday today (Happy Birthday!), we wanted to share this photo of the lovely royal family visiting the Natural History Museum in London.

Royal Family Photo, Photo Credit- www.usmagazine.com

Royal Family Photo, Photo Credit- www.usmagazine.com

The entire family looked adorable as usual, but what we really loved was Kate’s summery green silk dress (found on the British fashion website Suzannah), which she paired with a pair of simple yet classy pearl drop earrings.

Savannah Budding Heart Silk Green Dress, Photo Credit- www.whatkatewore.com

Savannah Budding Heart Silk Green Dress, Photo Credit- www.whatkatewore.com

Pearls are on of this season’s hottest jewelry trends. Check out a few of our favorite pearl drop earrings (similar to Kate’s!) below.

7-7.5 mm Pearl Drop Earrings in 14K Gold

7-7.5 mm Pearl Drop Earrings in 14K Gold

Pearl Drop Earrings in 14K Gold

Pearl Drop Earrings in 14K Gold

Honora 9-9.5 mm White Pearl Drop Earrings in Sterling Silver

Honora 9-9.5 mm White Pearl Drop Earrings in Sterling Silver

Earrings with Swarovski Zirconia and Pearls in Sterling Silver

Earrings with Swarovski Zirconia and Pearls in Sterling Silver