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The Georgian Cross:  Love of God and Fashion

The Georgian Cross: Love of God and Fashion

by Joy Jones

One of the most iconic jewels of the eighteenth century was the cross.  Whether created in solid gold or studded with sparkling gemstones.....

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Top 10 Peridot Jewelry Pins

Top 10 Peridot Jewelry Pins

by Joy Jones

Those born in August are lucky to be able to claim this lovely gemstone as their birthstone...

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What the heck is a Girandole?

What the heck is a Girandole?

by Joy Jones

A Girandole (pronounced “jeer-an-dole”) was the most popular form of an earring during the 18th century...

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Top 10 Jewelry Pieces Every Woman Should Have in her Jewelry Box

Top 10 Jewelry Pieces Every Woman Should Have in her Jewelry Box

by Joy Jones

How do you build the perfect jewelry wardrobe?   The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has created a guide to help those of us looking to add classic, forever pieces to build a jewelry collection to last us a lifetime... 

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