HOW TO TELL IF YOUR PEARLS ARE REAL? HERE ARE SOME TIPS
Pearls are beautiful. There are faux (fake) pearls that look stunning and real pearls that look... well... less so. So why care whether you can tell real and fake apart?
It is important to recognize real pearls if you are buying them because precious gems are a good investment. High quality genuine pearls cost considerably more than those made of glass or plastic. The best way to know how to tell if pearls are real is by becoming familiar with the characteristics of an authentic pearl.
Ring Size Chart: How to Measure Ring Size
It's confusing trying to find the perfect fit, especially when you're buying rings online.
Whether you're looking for your first ring or you're already a stacking connoisseur, we've got your back!
‘Honey Boy’: Shia LaBeouf’s Masterpiece Directed by Alma Har’el
It was April 27th, 2018 when uber-talented costume designer Natalie O’Brien reached out to us regarding a new project she would be working on. Fast Forward one year later and ‘Honey Boy’, Shia LaBeouf’s autobiographical screenwriting debut nearly tops ‘Avengers: Endgame’ with its rock-solid box office debut and outshines Netflix’s well-reviewed festival hit “Marriage Story,” starring Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson.
December Birthstone Turquoise: Fun Facts
-This gem gets its name from the French words ' pierre turquoise ' which translates into Turkish Stone. Many of the trade routes were through Turkey and local merchants took the opportunity to buy the gems and sell them on local markets.
Fashion from HTGAWM (How to Get Away with Murder) on ABC
The suspense-filled American drama series, How to Get Away with Murder, has officially entered into its sixth and final season on ABC and we know, we’re just as bummed as you are. In this “killer final season”, we’re still following around our favorite professor of defense law, the brilliant, seductive and charismatic Annalise Keating, played by the incomparable Viola Davis. We watch as she and her selected group of the best and brightest law students known as “The Keating Five”, Wes, Michaela, Asher, Connor and Laurel, are still navigating what it is like to be entwined in a murder plot. During the past 6 seasons the group has been tested time and time again as constant obstacles arise that expose everybody’s deep dark secrets, and tests their limits.
November Birthstone Citrine: Fun Facts
-Citrine is named after “citron,” the French word for lemon.
-Natural citrine gemstones are rare. About 99% of the citrine you will find on the market today is heat-treated amethysts or smoky quartz.
Fashion from This is Us on NBC
America’s favorite family the Pearson’s have returned to NBC and living rooms all across America for Season 4 of the must-watch comedy-drama series, This Is Us. This award-winning cast which consists of the insanely talented Mandy Moore, the hilarious Sterling K. Brown and the always dreamy Milo Ventimiglia, who let's be real, already has a special place in our hearts from playing Jess Mariano on Gilmore Girls. This is Us just keeps on proving to us week after week why we can’t seem to get enough of this TV drama. Tuesday just became your favorite day of the week again as we follow along with the Pearson’s through all the ups and downs of life with no shortage of drama, laughter and especially tears. And when we’ve finally stopped sobbing for long enough for our tears to stop blocking our vision, we’re admiring the Pearson’s great sense of effortless style. In order to perfectly mesh both the past and present storylines, you need to have timeless pieces of jewelry that will flow seamlessly through both. This is why Costume Designer Hala Bahmet turned to Bonheur Jewelry for staple jewelry pieces that can keep up with the shows ever intertwining storylines.
November Birthstone Blue Topaz:
-The origin of the Topaz gemstone's name comes from the Sanskrit tapas for fire.
-In fact, topaz's most common color is colorless
— and as such topaz was often mistaken for a diamond — but it might also come in warm brown, purple, honey yellow and green colors.
Delicate Jewelry. Must-Have Jewelry for Every Day wear!
There are continuously so many jewelry trends that come back and go out of style. Who can keep up? Dainty, simple jewelry is effortless and stands the test of time. An ultra-sleek mix of delicate pieces you'll never want to (or have to) take off. Pretty on a day to day basis without having to trend-chase or spend a fortune. Even your work-out clothes can stand to be enhanced with a cute miniature necklace on your way to the gym or hot yoga.
Fashion From Dynasty on CW
Dynasty is back! The hit show has returned to the CW and television screens all across America.
CW’s Dynasty is always serving more than enough drama via snippy one-liners, gleefully ridiculous plotting and conspicuous displays of wealth. This is the stuff that keeps a new generation of fans, who have never seen the original coming back each week wanting ‘extra’.
Jewelry Care Tips
How to Care for and Clean Your Jewelry (yay!)
Simple Is The Way To Go:
There is a natural assumption, though false, that higher-priced items are always better options. This will lead some overprotective jewelry buyers to splurge on higher priced cleaners.This is a big misconception.
Gemstone Engagement Rings
Because it doesn't always have to be a diamond...
Say the words ‘engagement ring’ and ‘stone’ together and you probably don’t imagine colored gemstones.
Diamonds have become synonymous with engagement rings, but this doesn’t mean that they should be your only option. If you explore the world of gemstones, you’ll be astonished by the number of high-quality gemstones out there that make for perfect engagement rings. From emeralds and rubies to sapphires and topaz… the list is endless. Maybe she secretly fancies a fancy pink sapphire like Princess Eugenie?
How to Layer Necklaces-
Mix And Match Jewelry
Are you trying to make a style statement with your necklace? Don't give up on your delicate favorites just yet. By strategically layering several dainty necklaces together, you'll achieve a result greater than the sum of its parts.
The essential things to remember when wearing multiple necklaces is to vary the lengths. Try mixing slender, delicate chains with longer, thicker ones. You might find that doubling a longer strand gives you just the effect you're hoping to achieve.
AUGUST BIRTHSTONE: COLOR AND MEANING
The August birthstone called peridot is a rare gemstone that only occurs naturally in one color. This distinctive color varies from shades of lime to olive green. The peridot stands for
1. Protection against negative influences
2. Self-reflection Letting go of negative feelings
3. Love attraction
4. Relaxing and healing effect
YELLOW GOLD VS. ROSE GOLD VS. WHITE GOLD
Today’s jewelry lovers have access to an astounding variety of metals in varying colors. Need advise on selecting a color? Read on.
Chances are, if you love classic looks, then you love yellow gold jewelry. Yellow gold doesn't rust, tarnish or corrode, and it won't lose its color over time. Yellow gold most closely resembles pure gold due to it being a mixture of silver, copper, and zinc. It’s a flattering hue for many people, and also easy to resize. Smart consumers love it because yellow gold will always be popular and maintain its value.