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The Ultimate Jewelry Cheat Sheet For This New Year's Eve

BY : Taylor Carty

New Year’s Eve is a time to celebrate the new and let go of all of our troubles from the previous year. 2018 is coming, so why not bring out your best style, let loose, and go bold! Here at Luriya, we know what styles are sure to brighten up your New Year's Eve shindig.

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Topics: Antique Jewelry, Jewelry, Colored Gems

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

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

Do You Know Why You're Wearing It? Jewelry and Its Many Meanings

BY : Gladys Teng

On the most superficial level, jewelry can be thought of as nothing more than a fashion item.

It is commonly worn to enhance or complement an outfit, especially for formal events that showcase elegance and style

But if you dig a little deeper and look beyond Western ideals, you will find that in many cultures, jewelry represents more than simply wearable decoration.

 

In many cultures, jewelry is often worn for luck and superstition. Family heirlooms are passed down to honor tradition and the bonds between generations. In short, jewelry is worn not only for aesthetically pleasing purposes, but often for sentimental or social intents.

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Topics: Jewelry, Colored Gems