Diamond Jewelry …. Golden Globe: Lots of exciting stuff

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If we go by what A-listers donned at Golden Globe 2015, statement earrings is what many celebrities opted to pair with designer gowns. Jewel creations were from world’s best jewelry houses and they dazzled the red carpet. We might have missed few in our list below but here is what we liked.

It was no surprise; Lorde pop star from New Lorde_New-Zealand_PopStar
Zealand wore huge 100 cts. t.w. Platinum and
Diamond Cleopatra-style bib necklace,
she even had seven platinum and colorless diamond rings,
all from Neil Lane.

August Birthstone – Peridot

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Those born under Peridot may bewitch others!

Peridot is the birthstone for August and the 15th anniversary gemstone. This gemstone is said to represent beauty, mystery, passion, and even enchantment. It can also equal forward thinking, channeling both justice and power. It was believed to be a stone of springtime by ancients who considered it a gift from Mother Nature.

Since ancient times, Peridot was said as the symbol of the sun. The Greeks believed that it brought royal dignity upon its wearer and is said to have been first mentioned in the will of a bishop.

Peridot has been known to have healing effect on the gall bladder and liver. It is a protector against negative emotions when used in a necklace. Some believed that it protected its owner from “terrors of the night,” especially when it was set in gold. Others strung the gems on donkey hair and tied them around their left arms to ward off evil spirits.

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This 146.10-carat peridot is in the collection of the Natural History Museum in London

 

Most peridot formed deep inside the earth and was delivered to the surface by volcanoes. Some also came to earth in meteorites, but this extraterrestrial Peridot is extremely rare, and not likely to be seen in a retail jewelry store.

Peridot is a gem variety from the olivine mineral group. The bottle green color is called Peridot. Yellowish green is chrysolite. Olive green is olivine. Sources of Peridot include: St. John’s Island (Egypt), United States (Arizona and Hawaii), Myanmar, Burma, Australia, Norway, South Africa and Brazil.

Some of the finest Peridot stones are called “evening emeralds” because they appear greener under artificial light.

July Birthstone

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“The gleaming Ruby should adorn,
All those who in July are born,
For thus they’ll be exempt and free,
From lover’s doubts and anxiety.”

Ruby represents the sun which is heart of our universe as well as of human persona. They arouse the senses, stir the imagination, and are said to guarantee health, wisdom, wealth and its intense red color is said to bring success in love. There’s no better way to demonstrate your love than by giving a ruby.

 

On wearing it renders a bold & courageous persona to the person. It’s a variety of the gems species corundum. It is harder than any natural gemstone except diamond, which means it’s durable enough for everyday wear. Fine-quality ruby is extremely rare, and the color of the gem is most important to its value.

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The most priced color is a medium or medium dark vivid red or slightly purplish red. If the gem is too light or has too much purple or orange, it will be called a fancy-color sapphire.

Month of Diamonds

April is Month of Diamonds; it’s the traditional birthstone for those who were born in this month. Though its composition is very simple, but it’s the hardest natural substance on the planet. They are so strong that they can only be cut or polished by another diamond, and should always be stored separately, as they can damage other jewelry.

Diamonds are believed to enhance relationships and increase inner strength. It brings balance, clarity and abundance to those who wear it. They are typically colorless, but yellow, brown, green, gray, black, pink, blue, red, and purple stones are also available.

Diamonds can be gifted all year round, but have special importance when you gift them to April born. They are available in different shapes, size and color.

“Big girls need big diamonds.”

― Elizabeth Taylor

Yes! That’s true; whether it’s a simple pair of diamond earrings, pendants, bracelet or an engagement ring – it’s always precious and will definitely bring smile on her face.

Colored Engagement Ring

Though white diamonds are stunning and have ruled when it came to engagement rings, fancy colored diamonds have always captured both a person’s attention and imagination. White diamonds are still the classic choice for brides to be, it seems colored diamonds are establishing their place in the market.

Scintillating yellow, pink blue, green, red, orange and champagne-colored diamonds are quickly becoming more mainstream. These precious gems are among hot celebrity trend and often worn down the red carpet. Hollywood’s men are also turning to colored diamonds to honor the most important women in their lives.

Let’s look out some of the Famous Hollywood Trends with colored diamond rings.

Jennifer Lopez received her pink diamond engagement ring from Ben Affleck was certainly one of the first to catch everyone’s attention.

Mariah Carey received a pink engagement ring when she promised to say ‘I Do’ with now-husband Nick Cannon.