Baume & Mercier Diamant Watches

Most often when we think of Swiss watches, for some unknown reason, we think in terms of watches for men. Unfortunately, this is far from the case! Baume & Mercier has a marvelous line of sophisticated and elegant women’s Swiss watches that are among the absolute finest in the world. The Diamant collection features 15 of the loveliest watches imaginable, and each is crafted with world renowned Swiss precision clockworks.

Water Resistant Steel Cases

Whether set with diamonds or in a simple steel case, Baume & Mercier Diamant watches are water resistant up to 30 meters. Some watches are water resistant up to 50 meters, but those would be marked accordingly on the back of the case. Since these are top of the line designer watches, it is imperative to take special care in and around water as well as when cleaning the watch itself. Although the case is water-resistant, it is not advisable to adjust the position of the crown or push any buttons to set the time or date while submersed. This could cause leakage which could damage the precise inner workings.


Diamant Straps in Leather, Steel and Gold

There is a strap to suit literally any woman’s taste or lifestyle and they range from leather to steel to steel and gold. Because all parts, including the straps are proprietary to the brand and design, Baume & Mercier recommend that you only take your watch to an authorized service center for repair or adjustment. The company further …

Designer Engagement Rings

Since immemorial times, humans had the habit of marking important occasions or milestones in their lives by wearing special apparel and jewelry. It is only natural to desire only the most exquisite jewelry for one of the most important steps in a person’s life, engagement to the loved one. It is an instinctive wish and people have always pursued such goal with various degrees of success, mainly depending on financial possibilities.

A great way of making sure you will have an engagement ring to your liking is to seek a designer engagement ring. These are custom-made jewelry, created by specialized, skillful jewel crafters. Unlike commercially produced items, which are manufactured by the thousands using the same design, designer engagement rings are crafter after a specific blueprint that follows your exact instructions.

Choosing a designer engagement ring is a great option if you have assorted tastes or you want something unique, unlike any other ring people are wearing. You can translate your vision of the perfect engagement ring into reality by working with a jewelry designer. However, there are some guidelines you should remember when making such purchase.

The procedure of designing your engagement ring will differ from designer to designer. Some prefer to get to know the customers better, learn their personality better and use it as a source of inspiration, as well as know their preferences when it comes to the style of the ring. Others only accept clients with specific design goals in mind, who have clearly …

Birthstone Rings

Often, a birthstone ring is a woman’s first piece of jewelry, marking their popularity as newborn gifts or in the years that follow to signify each passing year. There are any number of excellent birthstone rings that will make you, your friend’s, or your lover’s heart melt.

Birthstones By Month


It’s first important to understand each birthstone and for which month it is given. Below is a list of birthstones and each month they represent.

January Birthstone – Garnet


Garnet is most often a beautiful red color, however many examples of rarer finds include bright green.


February Birthstone- Amethyst


Amethyst is a deep but bright purple color, and looks excellent when set in a gold ring.

March Birthstone – Aquamarine


Imagine a beautifully cut diamond laced with light blue color and what you see is essentially aquamarine.

April Birthstone – Diamonds


The April babies sure got a winner here. Next to the most rare opals, diamonds are one of the most desired and expensive birthstones and gems.

May Birthstone – Emerald

Emeralds are beautiful, shiny, green gems that look great set in white gold or silver.

June Birthstone – Pearl


Not often found on a ring, pearls look great against both gold and silver.

July Birthstone – Red Ruby


The red ruby is a very deep and dark red, and is often much brighter and shinier than January’s garnet.

August Birthstone – Peridot


Peridot is perhaps the most unique of all the birthstones with a beautiful yellow-green color …

Gold Tiffany Bracelets

Tiffany is a very popular jewelry provider that has been in business for over 160 years. To this day, it is still one of the most popular and desirable brands of jewelry in the world. With their large selection of high quality jewelry comes high price tags as well though. Anyone that buys Tiffany jewelry as a gift for someone will have to be shopping for a special piece that will really stay with that person forever.

There are many different types of jewelry offered under the Tiffany brand name. Some of the popular pieces include necklaces, rings, and bracelets. There are already many different pieces of the first two available to choose from. Tiffany bracelets have a bit smaller of a selection though, so they would be more interesting to look into.

Why Buy a Gold Tiffany Bracelet?


Tiffany established an amazing name in the jewelry industry because of their lengthy selection of very high quality pieces of jewelry. The quality of their pieces was very rarely matched by any other brands. With the incredible amount of popularity, Tiffany has also become the victim of many illegitimate distributors that sell fake, knock off jewelry pieces that use the Tiffany name.

Gold Tiffany bracelets should be your first choice when deciding on a brand name of gold bracelets to buy. This is, of course, if you can afford the higher prices of this brand of jewelry. The main reason that you should buy a gold Tiffany bracelet …

Swarovski Drop Earrings

Swarovski Crystal Earrings

In today’s jewelry industry, there are certain elite companies that distinguish themselves by offering only the finest products, crafted solely from the highest quality raw materials. One such company is Swarovski, the brand name carrying worldwide recognition for their luxurious crystals and crystal jewelry.

Swarovski crystals are used to create crystal glass miniatures and sculptures and to adorn clothing, jewelry, chandeliers or other home decor elements. All Swarovski sculptures are inscribed with the brand’s logo, which evolved from the original edelweiss flower, to a “S.A.L.” engraving, and finally to the current swan logo.

The brand is nowadays recognized worldwide, sometimes to the point of crystal jewelry being uniquely associated with the Swarovski name. The crystals produced by Swarovski have earned their fame through their unique features: precision cuts, impressive clarity and marvelous sparkle. Swarovski crystals are used to create a wide variety of jewelry, from necklaces and pendants to rings, earrings and tiaras.

The reason why the Swarovski crystals are highly coveted in the jewelry industry is their unique appearance and brilliant refraction characteristics, as well as unparalleled cuts and innovative shapes. In order to obtain the rainbow spectrum refraction that Swarovski crystals exhibit, certain coating techniques are used. One of the most popular is called Aurora Borealis, or simply “AB”, which is a metallic coating used on some crystals to ensure that the light refracted by their surface disperses into a rainbow spectrum of colors. Such technique, in conjunction with a glass composition containing 32 percent lead, yields the …

Pear Shaped Rings

Pear Shaped Engagement Rings

Pear-shaped engagement rings are a very unique and popular option today. They are also referred to as a pendeloque or teardrop shape and are basically a combination of the marquis and oval cuts. On a pear-shaped stone, one side is round in shape and the other side tapers to a small point. There are many varieties with regards to stone choice, settings and size available.

The most commonly chosen setting for pear shaped engagement rings is the diamond solitaire. The actual diamonds can be found in many sizes and carat weights and the stone is normally set lying perpendicular to the band. This enhances both the size and the length of the stone and gives it a truly brilliant shine and look. Pear stones are normally set in either a prong or a tiffany setting although there are many other settings that are available.

Other styles for pear shaped engagement ring settings include accented rings which includes other stones that are lined up on each side of the pear-shaped stone. Other, smaller stones are typically placed around the center stone. These other cuts may include pear shapes, round and marquis cuts all of which make beautiful accents for the center pear stone. Cluster settings are another very popular choice. These include smaller clusters of gems that completely surround the pear stone in the center of the ring. Cluster settings normally include smaller round diamonds or other precious gemstones to highlight the larger pear-shaped stone. Many designers also add their own …

Rings jewellery

Initial Rings for Women

Initial rings for women are a classic style of ring that is also referred to as monogram rings. Women who are fashion conscious love to have their own initial ring in their collection. Initial rings are elegant and beautiful rings that can be engraved and have a woman’s own personal initial on them. The focal point of the ring is initial. These rings come set in an array of materials and you will find them in all kinds of shapes and sizes. Some initial rings will be sleek and thin in appearance and others will be thick and chunky and have a block design.

 Rings  block design

You can find initial rings for women that will have small stone embellishments but most will just have the focal point be the initial in the middle of the ring. They are made with different styles of monograms. You will be sure to find one that matches your own individual personality and style. If you are buying an initial ring for a friend or loved one you should consider their personality and style before making your selection.

Most initial rings for women have a thin band that widens in the top center. This allows room for the initial to be engraved on. The materials used to make these rings are either yellow or white gold, sterling silver, platinum, gold plated, or palladium. Sometimes you will find a heart-shaped surface for the initial but the initials are usually placed on a circle or oval surface. There are different styles that …

Gold Locket

Gold Locket Necklace

Gold locket necklaces are as beautiful as they are nostalgic. Locket necklaces date back in time for centuries and these are the necklaces that open up to reveal two halves. The two halves are called wings and they are connected with a hinge. When locket necklaces were first designed they were used for a variety of practical reasons such as for carrying medicines or poisons. They were also used to carry the ashes of a deceased loved one or a piece of their hair. Some people used lockets as good luck charms and filled them with herbs to ward off evil. As time went on the lockets began to have pictures or photos of family or friends inserted in them. It is still popular today to wear a locket with a photo of a loved one tucked inside.

Today you can find gold locket necklaces in various styles, designs and sizes. A gold locket necklace is a wonderful gift to give for a woman. The purity of the gold and the complexity of the design will affect the price of a gold locket necklace. You can find them in yellow gold, white gold and rose gold, varying from 10kts to 24ks. However, 24kst is a very soft, costly metal and may not be best suited for a locket. The color of the gold will depend on the percentage of other metal alloys mixed in to make the gold stronger. If you are shopping for a gold locket for a loved …

Glass Pearl Beads

Glass Pearl Beads

If you are interested in jewelry making and want to stay up to date on the latest trendsyou should be aware of the different types of glass beadsFor exampleCzech and Austrian glass is very popular for its beauty and qualityThere are so many different colors of glassfrom clear to every color of the rainbow and beyondGlass pearl beads are popular and can give any piece of handmade jewelry something specialThey look just like real pearls but are far less expensive and come in so many gorgeous shadesThey are opaque and pearlescentbut rather than being solid pearls they are glass.

There are many applications for glass pearl beadsthey can be used on rosariesnecklacesbraceletsanklets …

Gemstone Journey Pendants

Gemstone journey pendants are made to celebrate a journey of sorts in a person’s life. This journey can be of many different types. It is a way to celebrate a milestone or any other special time in that person’s life. These pieces of jewelry are wonderful ways to commiserate that special day with someone and to provide them with memories for years to come.

The journey pendant is designed to resemble a lazy s. It is inlaid with gemstones that can be made especially for the person that the piece of jewelry is being designed for. These pieces are wonderful gifts for many occasions and can be tailored to the needs of the recipient.

jewerly pendant

Journeys can mean many different things to people. To some individuals a journey gift may be appropriate for a college graduate in order to highlight their journey through their educational years and to celebrate their success in completing their studies. Another journey could be a wedding taking place. This could signify the journey of a young woman who has completed her journey as a single woman and is now ready to start a new journey as a partner to her new husband.

Other journeys that can be celebrated with a beautiful pendant such as this include the birth of a new child. A couple is no longer just husband and wife but is embarking on parenthood and they want to celebrate that journey with a piece of jewelry that they can cherish for years to come. …