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Historic Reproduction Earrings - Madame Jeantaud

Historic Reproduction Earrings - Madame Jeantaud

I have a fondness for collecting reproduction jewelry created from history, in particular historic paintings...

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Meghan Markle's Sparkle - Details of her Wedding Day Jewelry

Meghan Markle's Sparkle - Details of her Wedding Day Jewelry

While many were focused on the wedding gown Meghan Markle would choose for her big day, I was thinking more about the jewelry...

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Style Guide:  4 Ways to Wear Antique Slide Chains

Style Guide: 4 Ways to Wear Antique Slide Chains

During the Victorian era it was popular for the well-dressed lady to accessorize herself with a long chain...

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The Georgian Cross:  Love of God and Fashion

The Georgian Cross: Love of God and Fashion

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

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?

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

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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