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Eddera Jewelry: Get 20% Off on Precious 7!

This is not the first time we’ve featured Eddera, but now we’re switching focus from French jeweler Camille Vizzavona’s gorgeous, celebrity-adored headbands to her equally stunning gems. Camille studied at the Louvre’s jewelry school under Adalbert Smoliar, the head designer for Van Cleef and Arpels, making jewels her first love.

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Jules Smith Spiked Jewelry: Stack Attack

When you’re stacking jewelry, you don’t want to spend tons on each piece – they add up after all! So I was happy to come across these Frugal Snob options from Jules Smith. Founder and lead designer Gina Nigrelli-Smith has built the line into a celeb favorite with everything from jelly charm bracelets to BFF … Continue reading “Jules Smith Spiked Jewelry: Stack Attack”

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Woodsy Jewels: Forces of Nature

Earth Month is a nice reminder to appreciate all things natural, but the look never goes out of style. While often you see jewels modeled after woodsy elements like leaves or flowers, it’s better to just go for the actual organic materials. Horn and wood give you that relaxed feel that’s perfect for summer (especially … Continue reading “Woodsy Jewels: Forces of Nature”

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Celia de Flers Wishbone Collection: Good Luck Charms

Normally, you’re trying to break a wishbone for good luck, but plated in rhodium, rose gold, and yellow gold, the pieces from Celia de Flers’ wishbone collection are virtually unbreakable. And it turns out an unbroken wishbone is the luckiest kind. It means that whatever you’re hoping for will come true soon! Whether you prefer … Continue reading “Celia de Flers Wishbone Collection: Good Luck Charms”

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Monique Péan Wooly Mammoth Bangles: Ebony and Ivory

With their trendy color scheme (or lack of color scheme, really), Monique Péan’s eco-friendly bangles are hotter than ever. Fossilized wooly mammoth, one of her favorite materials to work with, provides the perfect, pure blank canvas for the designer’s dark designs, all of which are hand-carved. I would even buy these plain, though – the … Continue reading “Monique Péan Wooly Mammoth Bangles: Ebony and Ivory”

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Best Grammy Awards Jewels: Rock Stars

Okay, so Carrie Underwood wore a $31 million Johnathon Arndt necklace (is it me or do the prices go up every award show?? Soon celebs will just be carrying around giant diamonds). It’s a pretty big deal. But I’ll tell you what’s not a big deal – her entire stodgy look. Packing on carats doesn’t … Continue reading “Best Grammy Awards Jewels: Rock Stars”

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The Golden Globes 2013: Golden Girls

I love a chunky cuff, and so does Emily Deschanel! Her Badgley Mischka gown was embellished at the top, but plain black from the shoulders down, so the 60 carats of sapphires on the Plukka Hera cuff ($8,300 at Plukka) were completely essential for the look to succeed.

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Best Rhodium Jewels: Rhodium Roundup

Even though it was only discovered 200 years ago, rhodium has a dark, romantic look to it that calls back to centuries ago. It’s not a fact that you hear thrown around a lot, but this metal is the most expensive in the world (chemically, it’s a platinum metal). It’s also one of the most … Continue reading “Best Rhodium Jewels: Rhodium Roundup”

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Bang for Your Buck Holiday Gift Guide: Jewels Under $200

We’re always looking for that gift that wows (like a set of 2 carat diamond earrings, right?). Diamonds may last forever, but a tight friendship is way more meaningful. These gifts are for the special people in your life who you want to wow even if your back account is a few dollars short of … Continue reading “Bang for Your Buck Holiday Gift Guide: Jewels Under $200”

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