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Accessories The Show: Brands That Made Us Go “WOW!”

BY : Taylor Carty


When it’s a trade show hosted by fashion world leaders UBM fashion, we know we’re going to find the freshest jewelry trends and interact with creative accessory designers. Accessories The Show trade show never disappoints! At this years women’s accessory trade show we walked the floor, spoke with designers, and got a first look at the jewelry that will soon be available in stores worldwide.

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Topics: Jewelry, Buying Jewelry

A Complete Guide to Identifying Estate Jewelry: Maker's Marks, Period Styles, and More

BY : Esther Meir

Estate Jewelry… What is it?

Estate jewelry is everywhere. In fact, most people own some kind of estate jewelry and don’t even know it:  That old necklace you got from grandma? Estate. The necklace you bought at a garage sale last year? Estate. The ring you plan on passing down to your daughter? Soon to be estate.

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Topics: Estate Jewelry, Jewelry

October Is Here And So Is Opal

BY : Emily Zimmer

Happy October Everyone!

While most consumers associate this pumpkin-flavored month with Halloween candy and cozy sweaters, you, the Jewelry Enthusiast, know there’s much more to October than the chilly weather and the festive cliches.

You know that October is all about Opal and Tourmaline.These oceany, rainbow blues sing songs of the sea. While dreamy and eye-catching, their colors are wintery and indicative of the impending cold weather.

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Topics: Antique Jewelry, Opal, October, Birthstones

Capsule Trade Show Trends: Delicate jewelry

BY : Taylor Carty


The hot trend spotted at the 2017 NYC Capsule trade show is delicate jewelry. This trend comes in many forms, from rings to thin necklaces. These majestic pieces are perfect for layering and stacking. The Fall / Winter season is here In New York City and we are shifting gears from bold summer pieces to much simpler and delicate pieces to keep the impending cold weather company. Capsule is the premier gathering of the finest apparel and accessories brands from around the world, so it's no surprise we stumbled upon these fantastic trends and brands. 

Each brand who participated in the Capsule show is a fashion influencer who plays a large role in shaping the future of the fashion landscape. Each brand has a different look and feel, but each creates delicate pieces that help the wearer transition seasons with ease.

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Topics: Jewelry, Buying Jewelry, Fashion

Colored Diamonds Gone Wild: Introducing the Pink Diamond

BY : Emily Zimmer

Naturally formed Pink Diamonds are counted among the rarest and most valuable diamonds available today. 

One thing is for sure:

Walking out of the store with a sparkly PINK diamond ring is quite different from extracting it from somewhere underneath the surface of the Earth. We all have a general idea about where diamonds come from, but not many know the nitty gritty details of the formation of these precious stones.

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Topics: Diamonds, Colored Gems