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Gold Earrings A Girl’s Best Friend?

22 Jan

Gold Earrings A Girl's Best Friend?
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When it comes to jewelry, there are many styles and types that can be enjoyed and loved by women. Gold earrings are one example of these. The most common type of gold earrings would have to be loop earrings. Loop earrings are very fashionable. They work well to give a little more beauty in a casual outfit, or enhance a dress on a night out.

There are many sizes and thickness that loop earrings come in. These are also found in designer jewelry collections, or your local jewelry store. You can expect to pay a range of prices when it comes to the jewelry. It all depends whether it is real gold or fake gold. Many people prefer real gold as it looks much brighter.

Seen that? – Imelda Marcos Fights Jewelry Sale

2 Jun

Imelda Marcos Fights Jewelry Sale The Jewelry Weblog

Seen that? - Imelda Marcos Fights Jewelry Sale

I already reported about the sale of some of Imelda Marcos' super-duper high end jewelry. (See Imelda Marcos Loses Her Bling). Looks like she is still fighting in the courts to stop the sale. Marcos says, " We are not a materialistic people." Hmmmm…" We" ? Read more interesting quotes from this jewelry connoisseur: Marcos wealth 'honestly earned'Also Rest of Imelda's Jewelry " Pillaged" [...] Read More


Imelda Marcos Loses Her Bling The Jewelry Weblog

Poor Imelda, first her shoes and now this! Her jewelry collection will be auctioned off this November. One of the jewelry items in the auction includes a " 150.01 carat Burmese ruby pendant and an ornate earrings, necklace and bracelet set." Just the ruby pendant alone from this set is estimated to be worth $290,000. Now, of course, the former first lady hasn't been wearing this jewelry in years because [...] Read More


Jewelry Designer Fights Ed The Jewelry Weblog

Ed is not a guy. He's not your ex-boyfriend or ex-husband. He's much, much worse and much for difficult to get rid of. Ed or "E-d" stands for eating disorders. In an effort to help fight Ed, two artists have teamed up. One uses words as her art form, author Jenni Schaefer, whose book Life Without Ed: How One Woman Declared Independence from Her Eating Disorder and How You Can Too [...] Read More


Heel-and-Toe? Not a Driving Technique at This Auction Classical Drives

You've heard of Imelda Marcos and her shoes? One-thousand-sixty pairs in the closet. I'm not here to speak on behalf of Imelda's extravagance except to say that the wife of the Philippine's ex-president bought her shoes, not to wear, but as part of a collection. Like classic car fans, maybe? Incidentally, architect friend Mel Satok, who has contributed some delightful photos to this site and often suffered my remarks about [...] Read More


If An Engine Can Be Art, This Must Be A Masterpiece Classical Drives

This, the engine in John Carroll's Marcos GT, which we featured in a recent blog, is pure artistry. At least I think it is and I suspect John does, too. But why, exactly, am I mesmirised by his little 1.6 liter Cosworth? Because it actually looks like an engine and also because, by contemporary standards, it is relatively simple in concept. In fact, if you look hard at the underhood [...] Read More

Seen that? – King Tut – Jewelry Fashion Icon?

23 May

King Tut – Jewelry Fashion Icon? The Jewelry Weblog

Seen that? - King Tut - Jewelry Fashion Icon?

Who would have thought a young king would have so much appeal and power so many thousands of years after his death? According to MSNBC, " the king remains a fashion icon, inspiring a new jewelry collection by Tamarac [Florida] designer Ruth Hirtz that is the official jewelry line of the Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs exhibit." Along with a 135-item exhibit that is touring the United [...] Read More


Jewelry and Fashion Blogosphere 03/05/07 The Jewelry Weblog

Welcome to the jewelry and fashion blogosphere to start off the second week of March 2007. Can you believe how fast the year is flying by already? Lucky for you, there are all kinds of great bloggers out there keeping track of the current trend in fashion. Such as Fashion Tribes, who discusses the Top Ten most interesting trends that emerged from the recent Fall 2007 Milan fashion shows. Check out [...] Read More


Jewelry and Fashion Blogosphere 07/29/07 The Jewelry Weblog

With August almost here, many of us in the jewelry and fashion blogopshere are getting our fall wardrobe in order. Time to go shopping! Fashiontribes picks the top 10 fall fashion must-haves, such as this "statement" necklace made of Gold, silver, brass and stainless steel thick-braided chain. New dress code rules at the White House piques Papierblog's interest. Second City Style is gearing up for our favorite fashion season. First [...] Read More


The Lion King in London’s theatres Wandalust

You're in London. You know that you need London theatre tickets. After all, a show on London's West End is like Broadway in New York. People don't go to London and not see a show…

But which show? That's actually a pretty easy question to answer at the moment. Lion King tickets are the hottest thing going at the moment and the show (produced by Disney Theatrical based on [...] Read More


Trend Setting Initiatives – King County, Seattle IfEnergy

Realizing that global warming may not just be a scientific proposition but an occurring fact, King County in Washington State has started taking steps to both curb emissions and reuse resources through a combination of innovative programs: Currently implemented programs include: – fueling 374 buses with 5% biodiesel – operating a 235 vehicle fleet of hybrid buses – operating a fuel cell using captured gases from a wastewater treatment plant – creating a Resource Conservation [...] Read More

Seen that? – Jennifer Aniston and Platinum at the Emmys

10 Jan

Jennifer Aniston and Platinum at the Emmys The Jewelry Weblog

Seen that? - Jennifer Aniston and Platinum at the Emmys

Maybe some beautiful platinum jewelry will ease some of Jennifer Aniston's current woes if she makes an appearance at the next Emmy Awards. At least, it won't hurt if she makes it to the Platinum Guild International (PGI) USA's Red Carpet Platinum Jewelry stylist suite on Sept. 14 and 15. At this ultra swanky gig, stylists and celebs " will choose from more than ten million dollars in platinum jewelry [...] Read More


Fashion and Jewelry Blogosphere 08/07/06 The Jewelry Weblog

I can't believe summer is almost over! School children down here are even headed back to school today and my own college starts back in just a few weeks. Where did the summer go? Okay, some of it went surfing around the fashion and jewelry blogosphere! The Bling Blog explains that while Jennifer Aniston may not have the best taste in movie roles, she's got great taste in jewelry, for example, [...] Read More


Jewels of Hollywood Past The Jewelry Weblog

I happened to find a wonderful page full of jewelry and celebrity stories, especially about stars from the past like Marlene Dietrich (pictured from wikimedia.org). According to the International Colored Gemstone Association's web site, Dietrich loved jewelry and often worn her own emerald jewelry in many of her movies. I particularly liked this story about how she almost lost a ring while baking a cake (could you picture Jennifer Aniston [...] Read More


JENNIFER ANISTON TO GIVE UP BAD HABITS The Celebrities Weblog

Source:www.quepasa.com Jennifer Aniston has decided that it's time for her to give up smoking and caffeine, simultaneously. I wish her luck, but man, that's going to be difficult. Aniston has been getting moral support from her pal courtney cox and is using yoga to help her kick the habits, and so far, it seems to be working. This is the link to the story. In other Jennifer Aniston news, and I don't know what this [...] Read More


Jennifer Aniston: Did A Butler Do Her? The Celebrities Weblog

There's been more Jennifer Aniston news of late, mostly about a "reunion" with Brad Pitt. That sounds a whole lot juicier than reality, however, as any reunion would only take place as a chance meeting at a mutually attended social event, such as the "Toronto Film Festival", which, as innocent as it was, kicked up all sorts of ridiculous rumors. But there is Aniston news that has progressed well beyond [...] Read More

Seen that? – Jewelers Help Hurricane Katrina Victims

1 Jan

Jewelers Help Hurricane Katrina Victims at The Jewelry Weblog

Seen that? - Jewelers Help Hurricane Katrina Victims

With any disaster, there is a Domino affect. The jewelry industry is no different. Just think about all the small jewelry stores that dot the map in every town in the Gulf States. Many are privately owned small businesses, the " mom and pop" shop where you might stop in to get a necklace fixed or look for a special jewelry gift. JCK magazine reports that members of the jewelry [...] Read More


Hurricane Katrina Pin from QVC at The Jewelry Weblog

QVC has created a pin to help raise donations for the Hurricane Katrina relief efforts. Per their website: " In order to raise money for the millions of people that were subject to the widespread destruction and devastation, QVC has created this pin, designed as a replica awareness ribbon. For every pin sold, $8 will be donated to the american red cross Disaster Relief Fund for Hurricanes 2005." I think [...] Read More


NY Fashion Week: Focus on Jewelry & Katrina at The Jewelry Weblog

The spring 2006 Fashion Week joined forces with Red Cross to help aid Katrina victims as it also showed off some the latest jewelry fashion trends. In one Sunday show, reports National Jeweler, the following jewelry items were featured: " necklaces worn diagonally across the shoulder as sashes" "doorknocker chandelier earrings courtesy of jeweler Lee Angel" "halter-style components [designed by Esteban Cortazar] held in place with pearl strands and braided gold cord threaded [...] Read More


Hilton adds supply management disaster program to prepare for hurricane season at Supplychainer

Like all large corporations, Hilton Hotels Corp. of Beverly Hills, Calif., has disaster plans in place. But, after the 2005 hurricane season, Hilton's supply chain organization has stepped up its disaster preparedness plans to be ready for anything, according to a news release from purchasing.com. The 2005 hurricane season saw an unprecedented 26 named storms, including 14 hurricanes, seven of which were major, and three of which reached Category 5 (Katrina, [...] Read More


Hurricane Katrina: A Look at the Numbers at The Personal Finance Weblog

Let me look at the numbers here. G'Dubya cut funding for the Southeast Louisiana Urban Flood Control Project, or SELA, in favor of the Iraq war. The SELA project is/was projected to cost $744 million, with $555 million of that total coming from the federal government. The project was supposed to last until 2009. The Iraq war has so far mounted to more than $200 billion in two years. If it continues another [...] Read More

Seen that? – Imelda Marcos Loses Her Bling

23 Dec

Imelda Marcos Loses Her Bling at The Jewelry Weblog

Seen that? - Imelda Marcos Loses Her Bling

Poor Imelda, first her shoes and now this! Her jewelry collection will be auctioned off this November. One of the jewelry items in the auction includes a " 150.01 carat Burmese ruby pendant and an ornate earrings, necklace and bracelet set." Just the ruby pendant alone from this set is estimated to be worth $290,000. Now, of course, the former first lady hasn't been wearing this jewelry in years because [...] Read More


Imelda Marcos Fights Jewelry Sale at The Jewelry Weblog

I already reported about the sale of some of Imelda Marcos' super-duper high end jewelry. (See Imelda Marcos Loses Her Bling). Looks like she is still fighting in the courts to stop the sale. Marcos says, " We are not a materialistic people." Hmmmm…" We" ? Read more interesting quotes from this jewelry connoisseur: Marcos wealth 'honestly earned'Also Rest of Imelda's Jewelry " Pillaged" [...] Read More


New Hip Hop Bling Shop at The Jewelry Weblog

I can't say that hip hop bling is my thing, but I have to admit that some of the items on the new web store called MyHipHopBling.com are pretty interesting, like this LED dog tag. I haven't seen anyone wearing these yet down here in Nowheresville, but I could see how these would be popular since they connect technology and culture. Here's the latest about this new web shop from [...] Read More


Heel-and-Toe? Not a Driving Technique at This Auction at Classical Drives

You've heard of Imelda Marcos and her shoes? One-thousand-sixty pairs in the closet. I'm not here to speak on behalf of Imelda's extravagance except to say that the wife of the Philippine's ex-president bought her shoes, not to wear, but as part of a collection. Like classic car fans, maybe? Incidentally, architect friend Mel Satok, who has contributed some delightful photos to this site and often suffered my remarks about [...] Read More


If An Engine Can Be Art, This Must Be A Masterpiece at Classical Drives

This, the engine in John Carroll's Marcos GT, which we featured in a recent blog, is pure artistry. At least I think it is and I suspect John does, too. But why, exactly, am I mesmirised by his little 1.6 liter Cosworth? Because it actually looks like an engine and also because, by contemporary standards, it is relatively simple in concept. In fact, if you look hard at the underhood [...] Read More

Seen that? – HGTV Launches Jeweler’s Career

14 Dec

HGTV Launches Jeweler’s Career at The Jewelry Weblog

Seen that? - HGTV Launches Jeweler’s Career

With a little help from a friend, okay, a lot of help from a major television network like HGTV, jewelry artist, Keren Peled, is launching her new on line jewelry shop: www.kerenpeled.com – You can catch Karen making her jewelry on HGTV's show entitled "That's Clever." You may have caught this show before when it was called "Crafters Coast to Coast." Look for her 5 minutes of Fame on Thursday, [...] Read More


Jewelers Conference/Expo in Buffalo at The Jewelry Weblog

The 4th Annual Bench Jewelers Conference & Expo is heading your way Buffalo-nians! Held at the Adam's Mark Hotel this coming April, this event looks huge and a good chance for those who have been thinking about stepping into the professional end of jewelry to see what's what. You can find out details from the B.W. Simon web site, but here's a little to tempt you: The fourth annual Bench Jewelers Conference [...] Read More


Fine Jeweler Turns 105 at The Jewelry Weblog

You hear more and more these days about people living to 100 and beyond; such is the case with talented jewelry designer Jack Tamis, who recently celebrated his 105th year. Wow! From Jewelry designer marks 105th birthday: Four generations gathered yesterday amid clicking cameras, hugs and laughter to celebrate the birthday of their Eldest relative, Jack Tamis. The avid golf and pool fan, who is 105 today, was quite talkative when the [...] Read More


I Want That! Premiers on HGTV at The Wired Home Weblog

I've gotten several emails alerting me to the new show on HGTV called I Want That! While the show covers all aspects of accessorizing a really cool home, I hear there's quite a bit of home automation featured. According to HGTV: I Want That! showcases innovations for the home that are so new they almost haven't happened yet. From materials to floor plans, our two co-hosts introduce the latest and greatest [...] Read More


Oh The Talented Cynthia at Pretty Things

I enjoyed watching the Next Design Star on HGTV! I enjoyed watching two of my fave designers Vern and also Cynthia Rowley. Not only have I been a fan of her clothing but also her interior sensibilities as well. It is because of this that I wanted to include an accessory that was made by her for this post! This Ginny Athene Oversized Clutch is perfect! Many times I find [...] Read More

Seen that? – Bracelets for Causes

5 Dec

Bracelets for Causes at The Jewelry Weblog

Seen that? - Bracelets for Causes

You've probably seen people lately wearing what look like thick, colored rubber bands around their wrists. You may even sport a few of these yourself. It seems like every day a new colored band is coming out to help support a cause. Here are just a few: Yellow: Originating from Lance Armstrong, this was created to show support for his attempt to win the Tour de France for the sixth time. [...] Read More


Paris Hilton Trades in Her Bracelets at The Jewelry Weblog

I was surfing around looking for some good jewelry finds (as usual) and I found this picture of Paris Hilton on the Mouawad.com site. I thought about how weird it was that here she is – obviously posing – casually wearing a chunky bracelet on one arm, watch on the other, and then dangling from her jean's pocket are a few chains with dangling cross pendants. Only a few days [...] Read More


Positive Icon Bracelets at The Jewelry Weblog

Fashion Angels Enterprises has a fun line of bracelets for kids called Icon Bands. Each band, aka bracelet, has a different icon, such a flower, heart, hope, love, etc., in the center of the band, which is made from silicone. For an added twist, each band is supposed infused with ions: Enjoy the benefits from this negative ion-infused jewelry. Negative ions = Positive vibes! Believe it or not… Negative ions are [...] Read More


The Edge of Customized Silicone Bracelets at Home Based Business

Before, silicone bracelets were popular because they're oftentimes used by cause-oriented groups in fund-raising programs. These bracelets are worn by people who want to impart certain concerns to the public. One of the fundraisers that use these bracelets is lance armstrong Foundation. They use said bracelets to accumulate funds for the benefit of those suffering from the debilitating cancer. Nowadays, the popularity of silicone bracelets is brought to the next level. [...] Read More


RFID Taser Bracelets: The anti-hijacking device at The RFID Weblog

You are on a long flight and doze off since you have started to feel tired sitting in your seat for so many hours. Suddenly you are woken by a loud noise and you come to know that the flight has been hijacked by some terrorists threatening to blow up the airplane if their demands are not but you remain unfazed by the hijack drama and so do other passengers. [...] Read More

Seen that? – Jewel of a Perfume

19 Nov

Jewel of a Perfume at The Jewelry Weblog

Seen that? - Jewel of a Perfume

Jewels were the inspiration for entertainer Ashanti's new fragrance: "Precious Jewel by ashanti." To enhance the theme of her new product, Ashanti is including a jewelry roll and lingerie bag from Plush Creations with all media and press gift bags. Per a company press release: " 'Eye Candy' is made from a designer fabric of embossed silk velvet in a beautiful shade of deep pink. Lined in a crepe back [...] Read More


Cherie Dori Fine Jewels at The Jewelry Weblog

Contemporary israeli jewelry designer, Nelly Cohen shows her love for jewelry and poetry as she creates fine jewelry pieces for her company, Cherie Dori. "Cherie" is French for love, and Cohen has a degree in poetry studies. While the jewelry is primarily made with jewelry seen generally in fine jewelry, such as gold, diamonds, and precious stones, Cohen takes a different creative approach. For example, she often includes yellow diamonds in [...] Read More


Rockin’ Jewels at Fashion Week at The Jewelry Weblog

Rock and Republic is rocking the catwalk at New York Fashion Week. Now, I have to admit that these designs aren't exactly I'd expect to see someone wearing every day, but for the hip and trendy, I think these clothes rock. The company describes their attitude as follows: Rock & Republic means edgy, progressive denim inspired by Rock & Roll and with an emphasis on modern silhouettes and a sleek [...] Read More


Home Sweet Home Is MORE Than Just a Quote- It’s True When You Use DURANCE Melting Perfume! at Cool Picking

Melting Perfume? Whoever heard of that? It's the latest thing coming out of France and Parisians adore this collection of home fragrance products from Durance's Home Fragrances Collection. Durance's Melting Pieces of Perfume are a quick and easy way to scent your home interior. Place a perfume burner with a lit candle underneath. As the perfume starts to melt it will fill your room with the scent. Each Melting Piece of [...] Read More


Jewels Wine at Celebrate Wine

You may or may not know that along with writing this wine blog for Creative Weblogging, I also write their Jewelry Weblog. So, when I heard about Jewel Wine, I was more than just a little curious. Located in Acampo, California this winery, much like jewelry designers, have create a "collection" of wines, and what better name than the Jewel Collection? Along with being able to purchase wine directly on [...] Read More

Seen that? – Gordon’s Jewelers Grants Wishes

9 Nov

Gordon’s Jewelers Grants Wishes at The Jewelry Weblog

Seen that? - Gordon’s Jewelers Grants Wishes

If you're thinking of buying a little bling in the near future, then you may want to see about getting more bang for your jewelry buck with a trip to your local Gordon's Jewelers. From Index Online: " From October 7-10, Gordon's customers will receive a limited edition package of greeting cards designed by Make-A-Wish children when they make a jewelry purchase. In addition, from November through December, Gordon's Jewelers will [...] Read More


Business Network of Jewelers at The Jewelry Weblog

Social networks are popping up all over the place these days. So, far I've joined a few, but honestly, I have yet to really immerse myself in any of them because, (a) I don't have the time, and (b) I honestly just don't get them. If I have one more weird old man wanting to be "my friend," I'm going to scream! So, this new fashion related network I recently [...] Read More


Jewelers Miss NYC Transit at The Jewelry Weblog

Just in time for holiday shopping, New York city transit workers decided to strike today. Per a report by CNN: " New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg lashed out at union leaders for "thuggishly" turning their backs on the city, adding the strike could cost the city more than $400 million a day." National Jeweler reports that jewelry stores were feeling the pinch early in the day: " As New York [...] Read More


Keck Foundation Grants $1.6 Million to Study Biological Interactions with Nanomaterials at The Biotech Weblog

The W.M. Keck Foundation has granted the University of Oregon $1.6 million to study the biological effects of exposure to precisely engineered nanoparticles that are being designed for diagnostic and therapeutic uses. The interdisciplinary project is designed to help researchers understand potential biological interactions of engineered nanomaterials and develop design rules for the development of nanoparticles with enhanced biological properties. The researchers will produce specific structures of nanomaterials, investigate their [...] Read More


Taxing the Public to Use PUBLIC Land at Under My Helmet

Taxation without representation The BLM, at a time when more and more movements to eliminate existing fees to use our PUBLIC land in the ISDRA (Glamis, Gordon Wells, Buttercup, etc) are beginning to take hold, is set to INCREASE the fees to the dunes. Again. Starting next year, there will be a tax, err, I mean surcharge for people that don't buy their "passes" prior to going to the dunes. That's right, [...] Read More