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Fall 2016 Jewelry Trends

The seasons have finally changed, and it’s time for oversized sweaters, jeans, boots, and of course fall accessories. We’ve been following past, present, (and future!) runway shows for all the latest jewelry trends, and are here to present what’s hot for fall 2016!

Chokers – You’ve probably noticed the resurgence of this late 90s early 2000s trend. Chokers are all the rage this fall, and come in all shapes and sizes, such as the unique gemstone choker Ralph Lauren debuted at his runway show. Shop for unique necklaces and pendants at Jewelry.com.

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Long Earrings – Frame your face with the long earring trend! Proenza Schouler sent models down the runway wearing long, drop earrings that just grazed their shoulders. Shop for long earrings at Jewelry.com.

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Pearls Pearls are always in style, and especially this fall! Chanel and Dries Van Noten showcased a number of interesting pearl jewelry pieces during their runway shows. Shop for pearls at Jewelry.com.

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Charms & Tassels – Get in touch with your fun and flirty side, with the charms and tassels trend.  A long tassel pendant, as seen on the runway during a Tory Burch show, is the perfect way to update your fall look. Shop for charm and tassel jewelry at Jewelry.com.

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Large Gemstone Necklaces – Make a statement with an oversized gemstone necklace. Calvin Klein sent a model down the runway with a major gemstone look, and she definitely rocked it (and you can too!). Check out Jewelry.com’s many designer boutiques, for unique gemstone necklaces.

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Alluring Opal: 4 Fun Facts About October’s Birthstone

October is here and opal season is in full swing! Check out these four fun facts about October’s alluring birthstone, opal.

1) Thousands of years ago, rulers placed opals in their crowns for protection. Today, opals are believed to bring about happiness and inspiration.

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2) Opals are formed from silicon dioxide and water, so it’s safe to say opals are formed by rain! As water runs down the earth and evaporates, it leaves behind silica that dries out and creates beautiful opals.

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3) The different colors you see in opals are from the silica spheres, which refract light and create colors.

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4) In 2008, NASA discovered opal deposits on Mars!

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Shop for your very own opals on Jewelry.com.

September’s Birthstone: Fun Facts About Our Favorite Sapphires

Even though September has only just arrived, it’s never too early to start stocking up on fall jewelry! We don’t know about you, but we think that September’s gorgeous birthstone sapphire is perfect for autumn accessorizing. Sapphires come in many colors, including blue, yellow, white, purple, green, pink, and black. Check out these tidbits about our favorite sapphire colors!

Blue SapphiresBlue sapphires are the most common and most popular. They are known to be helpful in chakra healing, specifically the throat chakra.

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Pink Sapphires –  Pink sapphires are known to attract positivity (something you can never have too much of!).

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Black Sapphires – Black sapphires are known to bring confidence, and are good for career building.

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Shop for your own sapphire jewelry at Jewelry.com!

Pippa Middleton Flaunts Gorgeous Engagement Ring!

Congrats are in order! Duchess Kate’s younger sister, Pippa Middleton, is now engaged to financier James Matthews, and is planning a wedding for next year. Her ring is a gorgeous vintage/art deco design, which features a stunning Asscher-cut diamond. While the ring’s designer and details haven’t been released yet, jewelry experts have estimated that the center stone totals 3 ct, and the surrounding stones add an additional estimated 1.5 ct to the ring. We are 100% gawking over her new bling (who wouldn’t be?)!

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Pippa Middleton’s gorgeous engagement ring.

To shop for Pippa-Middleton-inspired engagement rings, check out our selection on Jewelry.com.

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Fun Facts About July’s Birthstone Ruby

Happy July 1st – now it’s time to rock some ruby red! Read on for some fun facts about July’s sizzlin’ red birthstone, and shop for your own ruby jewelry pieces at Jewelry.com.

– “Ruby” comes from the Latin word “rubens,” which means red.

– Rubies come from corundum, which is sometimes referred to as Pink Sapphire.

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– Rubies come in several different shades of red.

– The red color comes from the mineral chromium.

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– Rubies are associated with prosperity and protection.

– In the Bible, rubies are also associated with wisdom and beauty, and are mentioned four times.

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Couture and JCK Las Vegas 2016 Jewelry Trends

If you haven’t been following this year’s Couture and JCK Las Vegas shows, don’t worry, that is exactly what we’re here for! From statement necklaces to mismatched earrings, we’ve got the scoop on all the latest jewelry trends. Check them out below.

Statement Necklaces – Statement necklaces were in full swing at this year’s Couture and JCK Las Vegas shows. It’s clear the 90s are making a comeback with chokers and detailed collar necklaces. Shop for your own statement necklaces at Jewelry.com.

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Alternative Engagement Rings – It’s no secret that the modern bride is forgoing traditional engagement rings, for more modern, unique styles. Rose gold is now a hot bridal trend, as well as colored gemstones. Shop for alternative engagement rings at Jewelry.com.

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Art Deco – Art deco is back! It’s time to pay homage to the roaring 20s, with bold, geometric jewelry. Shop Jewelry.com’s Van Kempen collection for your own art deco jewelry.

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Coin Jewelry – Coin and medallion jewelry was one of the latest jewelry trends spotted at the Couture and JCK Las Vegas shows. This is a great way to wear a classic piece with a twist. Shop for coin-inspired jewelry at Jewelry.com.

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Mismatched Earrings – Mismatched earrings are hot, hot, hot! This is a fun new trend for the daring fashionista who wants to add a little zest to her look. Shop for trendy earrings at Jewelry.com.

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Cannes 2016 Celebrity Jewelry Trends

If you didn’t have time to check out the celebrity red carpet looks from this year’s Cannes Film Festival, don’t worry, that’s what we’re here for! This year, we noticed two main film festival jewelry trends, and they didn’t disappoint.

Statement Necklaces – Statement necklaces rocked the red carpet at Cannes 2016. Naomi Campbell paired her bedazzled lavender dress with a colorful Bulgari necklace, while Sonam Kapoor donned a gorgeous diamond Chopard choker. Get these Cannes inspired statement necklace looks for less at Jewelry.com!

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Stylized Drop Earrings – This year, celebs stepped up their earring game, with large stylized drop earrings. Victoria’s Secret model Adriana Lima accessorized with a pair of jaw-dropping emerald Chopard earrings, that reached her chin line. Bella Hadid matched her black dress with a pair of emerald, ruby, and amethyst GRISOGONO earrings. Get these Cannes inspired drop earring looks for less at Jewelry.com!

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Which Cannes 2016 celebrity jewelry look was your favorite?

4 Facts About April’s Diamond Birthstone

April is here (can you believe it?), and there’s no better way to welcome the month than with a diamond (or two or three…). Want to learn a little more about April’s birthstone? Check out these four facts about diamonds, and shop for your own at Jewelry.com.

1) Some diamonds are over three billion years old.

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2) Diamond comes from the Greek word “adamas,” which means indestructible.

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3) Diamonds were believed to have healing properties and give wearers strength.

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4) Archduke Maximillian of Austria commissioned the first diamond engagement ring, for Mary of Burgundy in 1477.

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The Bachelor’s Ben Higgins Proposes to Lauren B. with $95,000 Engagement Ring

Whether or not you’re a fan of “The Bachelor,” we’re sure you’ve heard the news – bachelor Ben Higgins chose bubbly, blonde Lauren Bushnell over sassy, brunette JoJo Fletcher as the winner! Ben proposed to Lauren with a gorgeous Neil Lane engagement ring worth $95,000 and a total of 4.6 carats. The diamond stunner includes a square-cut center stone, surrounded by tiny diamonds, all set in platinum. Lauren B., you are one lucky lady!

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Ben Higgins & Lauren Bushnell

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Lauren Bushnell’s Engagement Ring

If you’re feeling bad for JoJo, don’t worry – her journey of love will continue on the next season of “The Bachelorette!”

Bachelor fans, what do you think, did Ben make the right choice?

Engagement Ring Buying Guide: Diamonds & Alternative Styles

Engagement rings under $1,000? Yes they do exist, and in different styles, shapes, sizes, and cuts! Trust us and take a look at some of our favorite diamond and alternative engagement rings on Jewelry.com.

Diamonds – You can never go wrong with diamonds (but you already know that don’t you?). What you might not know, is that you can find gorgeous diamond rings for under $1K, like a 1 ct diamond bridal set. 

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Unique Shapes – What better way to ask her for her hand in marriage, than with a heart shaped diamond ring. It’s simple, sweet, and super affordable.

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Gemstones – If you’re looking for something different for the leading lady in your life, try a gemstone engagement ring (they’re very trendy!). For some style inspiration, take a look at Kate Middleton’s stunning sapphire engagement ring. 

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Cubic Zirconia Cubic zirconia is a great engagement ring option if you’re on a budget, and it’s just as sparkly as a diamond. See for yourself!

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Happy shopping!