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Sapphires

Cathy Waterman Sapphire Pear Earrings: Pear-Shaped Has Never Looked So Good

Designer of exquisite and breathtaking adornments, Cathy Waterman has said she sees “jewels in puddles…full-blown jewels…and in the reflection of a cloud.” It is no surprise her inspiration comes from both the natural world and dreamy visions. These diamond-trimmed sapphire earrings with rose-cut sapphire settings are as ethereal as they are bewitching, equally glamorous and … Continue reading “Cathy Waterman Sapphire Pear Earrings: Pear-Shaped Has Never Looked So Good”

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Frugal Snob: Judith Ripka "Oprah" Earrings

The car that she gave away may have drawn the most attention, but among the many things Oprah gave her audience in her two-part “Oprah’s Favorite Things” show were a pair of Judith Ripka earrings handpicked by the talk-show queen. The canary Eclipse Earrings retail for $525 and are appropriately now being referred to as … Continue reading “Frugal Snob: Judith Ripka "Oprah" Earrings”

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Cheeky Monkey Collaborates with SeaWeb

SeaWeb and Cheeky Monkey Jewelry have teamed up for a coral-inspired jewelry collection called the Lophelia Collection. The collection (somewhat KJL-esque, no?), includes a bracelet of laced coral that is created from recycled sterling silver, set with more than a carat of fair-trade sapphires, crowned with a recycled 10-carot gold starfish and set with a … Continue reading “Cheeky Monkey Collaborates with SeaWeb”

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Temple St. Clair Collection

Temple St. Clair is known for exquisite designs that are understated and classic. There are those who appreciate fine jewelery but are modest about the amount of bling. She calls her designs “restrained”, I call it fabulous! These pieces from her current collection shows her range and background of art and architecture. The Tolomeo Pendant … Continue reading “Temple St. Clair Collection”

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Matthew Campbell Laurenza Enamel Sapphire Ring vs. Erickson Beamon for Target's Jeweled Dome Ring

Erickson Beamon for Target Jeweled Dome Ring Matthew Campbell Laurenza Enamel Sapphire Ring I am admittedly a junkie for cool cocktail rings. They’re great statement pieces and I feel they flatter any finger. I’ve never been a huge fan of my hands, particularly as delicate rings don’t look quite right on me, hence the cocktail … Continue reading “Matthew Campbell Laurenza Enamel Sapphire Ring vs. Erickson Beamon for Target's Jeweled Dome Ring”

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