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Million dollar worth diamond jewelry sold by Sotheby auction house during the period Jan 2011, to Dec 2011 ...– Mark

 

Estate jewelry or vintage jewelry is often known as period jewelry too. Jewelry thus classified may belong to many eras such as Georgian, Victorian and Art Nouveau. What do all these terms mean? How do you identify which era a particular piece of jewelry belongs to? We search for answers for all these questions and come up with some interesting insights in the process. ....

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Celebrity Style Watch»

A post by Erum

Who wore what this week in June. We take a look at what the stars are wearing with their designer labels. For the summer, the stars pretty well kept to the tried and tested, hoop earrings, drop earring, layered chains and chunky bracelets. ....

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Kate Middleton Wedding Jewelry»

A post by Rashi Agarwal

The talk of the town this year till date has been the Royal Wedding on the 29th April. Apart from just Kate Middleton's beauty what fascinated the most was her jewelry. ....

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Bangle bracelet designs»

A post by Mark

Bangle bracelet designs .

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Dog Pictures»

A post by Mark

Pictures of Dogs with elegant tags, and jewelries. .

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Engagement Ring Designs»

A post by Mark

Elegant, stunning engagement ring designs with precious stones..

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Info graph of "Who owns the world's Gold". .

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Bling Jewellery»

A post by Neelanjana

Bling jewellery is primarily a form of jewellery which are worn by singers, rockers, rappers and stars but with its gaining popularity it also means large statement making pieces with gemstones worn by society ladies and celebrities. Over the years this line of Bling jewellery now is no more restricted with rappers and singers. Many personalities from different walks of life love this ice effect on them. Soccer stars, Tennis stars, celebrated names from the film industry use Bling accessories and ornaments to adorn themselves. ....

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Rose Gold Jewelry»

A post by Madunbanti

Women have changed, their preferences have changed, so have changed the color of gold. It has been long since the designers have started thinking beyond yellow and they have come up with the options of colors in gold. Pink is essentially identified with everything that is soft and feminine and the designers are making the most of it in their lines of rose gold jewelry. No wonder, rose gold jewelry tops the chart as one of the most desired Valentine gifts and most coveted possession for the betrothed couples. ....

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Italian Charm Bracelets»

A post by Madubanti Rudra

They can be chic and fun at one go, they can be worn for a cause or simply worn to make an individual fashion statement---in any form, Italian charm bracelets can add value and personality to your jewelry wardrobe. The article throws light on many aspects of this versatile accessory. ....

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Guide to Buying Platinum»

A post by Madhubanti Rudra

Diamonds are forever, gold is conventional, sterling silver is chic, but jewelry wardrobes are incomplete without the special zest of silver-white platinum. Currently the fastest growing jewelry material, Platinum is ideal for making rings, bracelets and necklaces. Its natural whit luster makes it the perfect companion for dazzling diamonds. It happens to be the most expensive of all precious metals and widely employed by the designers as base metal for light colored gems, especially the pink and light blue varieties. But it is equally brilliant without any enhancement; a polished platinum piece is elegant and eye catching in its own right. ....

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Nose Piercing Pictures»

A post by Mark

Nose Piercing Pictures .

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Tongue Piercing Pictures..

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Swarovski Crystals»

A post by Sheweta

The sparkling beauty of original diamonds in the precision-cut lead crystal glass is introduced to the world by the luxury brand - Swarovski. All the products like decorative pieces and jewelries made from these branded crystal glass is breathtaking. The beauty of all Swarovski jewelry is simply exquisite. Every single piece is designed brilliantly keeping the feminine characteristics in mind therefore when it is worn it surely would make an average looking female changed into an attractive lady instantly. All precision-cut lead crystal glass products are produced only by Swarovski AG of Wattens, Austria. ....

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Naval Piercing Pictures»

A post by Mark

Naval piercing picture gallery. .

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Will you marry me»

A post by Mark

Engagement Ring Trends: Matrimony means new beginnings. A new life, a new family, new commitments, and a new best friend- the engagement ring! The engagement ring today has traveled a long way and is a far cry from the simple iron band introduced by the Romans in the 4th century. An engagement ring usually conjures the image of a single stone at the centre, usually a sparkling diamond set on a simple band. Did you know the first ever diamond engagement ring (Diamonds were considered to have magical powers requiting love, purity and fidelity) was given by Archduke Maximillian of Austria to Mary of Burgundy in 1477?....

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The Jewels belonging to the Royal family of Hyderabad is a fantastic collection of ornaments, loose precious stones, especially emeralds and amazing variety of artifacts. The collection of jewels is one of the most expensive in the world. In 1992 this collection was bought over by the government of India from the Nizam's family. In 2001 it was displayed to the public for the first time. This exhibition took place in Delhi where all the 173 pieces were displayed. The Jewels have inspired many famous creations by famous designers like Cartier. ....

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Making money off your inherited gold»

A post by Madhubanti Rudra

Just found out some yellow trinkets out of your family vault? If they happen to be too old fashioned for your sense of style, then why overcrowd your jewelry wardrobe unnecessarily? This is the high time you can make good profit out of your old gold. But you should take measured steps so that you are not fooled by the jewelers. The article sows you ways how you can make maximum profit.....

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Making money out of gold futures»

A post by Madhubanti Rudra

We are in the middle of a great bull run on gold! If you are ready to take the plunge and want some cool returns by making a minimum investment, then the article is specially written for you. It will help you understand the nuances of futures trading in gold. ....

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Gold as Investment»

A post by Madhubanti Rudra

Throughout the history, gold too has been subject to price volatility and uncertainty. But every time it resurfaced with fresh all-time-highs. One thing the profit-hungry investors hate most is any kind of uncertainty and this is precisely what makes gold the more preferable option in the portfolio of an average individual investor. ....

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Gold Futures Trading Introduction»

A post by Madhubanti Rudra

Both in the developing world and in the developed ones, the gold is treated as an asset class in itself. But in the backward economies, you have to trade in gold physically to take advantage from its price volatility. Contrastingly in the developed nations, where commodity futures market have flourished for years, you don't have to buy or sell gold from physical market to cut profit out of it. Here hoarding gold is replaced by trading in gold future. ....

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Queen Elizabeth II one of the richest women in the world today, with an estimated fortune of 600 billion by Forbes magazine, her personal jewelry is worth 57 million $. This does not include the Crown Jewels. ....

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Eyebrow Piercing Care»

A post by Pooja Chakrabarty

Being hip is everything nowadays, and one of the ways to be with the in-crowd is by having a strategically placed stud on your eyebrow. Yes, eyebrow piercing is the way to go these days as the good old ear and nose piercings become passé and boring. You cannot afford to be dull anymore. Hence, the art of body piercing is slowly shifting from the realm of the earlobe to the arch of the eyebrow. ....

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The Duchess of Windsor had the best collection of jewelry amongst the British Royalty. Most of the jewelry owned by reigning monarchs and their consorts were not personally owned by them. They belonged and still belong to the State. But the Duchess of Windsor owned a huge collection of personal jewelry. It was eventually sold by Sotheby's in Geneva, after her death. Helping them acquire the vast collection of specially designed jewelry were some famous Design Houses like Van Cleef and Arpels, Cartier and Harry Winston.. ....

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The fantastic collection of the British Crown started when the Royal family slowly imbibed the importance of exhibiting a regal look. Apart from the royal regalia the need for further accessorizing was learnt. Thus began the trend for jewelry wearing and making by the British Royals. Elegant, innovative and fantastic are few of the adjectives appropriate for the huge collection of precious jewelry worn and possessed by the Royals. ....

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The Jewels Of The British Monarchs»

A post by Ms Nandita Ray

One of the vastly admired and appreciated collections of jewelry belongs to the British Royals. Infatuation and involvement with jewelry by the British Monarchs can be traced way back to the beginning of the Empire. However erotic excitement of beautifying oneself and establishing their exalted status led two consorts Queen Mary and Queen Alexandra create fantastic pieces of jewelry, which still remain to delight the wearer and the beholder. ....

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Baby Jewelry Buying Guide»

A post by Basundra Mitra

With the advent of the little princess into the household, there is also born a radiant sparkle and joy which envelops the parents and indeed, everyone in the family. It is the dream of every mother to adorn her little Highness with every bit of finery that she can afford. Therefore baby jewelry today has a substantial market spanning across countries and continents. ....

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Titanium Facts»

A post by Sheweta Dhanuka

Titanium is one of the unique discoveries in the 18th century. It was initially known as Manachite and was retrieved in the impure form. It is an amazing metal, as it possesses the extreme eminence. It is the only metal having the strength of steel but weight comparable to aluminum. Therefore it is best named after Titans of Greek mythology, recognized for their intense strength. The name 'Titanium' was given by German chemist, Martin Kloproth. This incredible metal is certainly the perfect blend of strength, lightweight, beauty and biocompatibility. It is quite fortunate that modern jewelry designer identified the artistic benefits of this miraculous metal and created breathtaking jewelries for women as well as men. ....

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Costume Jewellery»

A post by Shweta Dhanuka

Costume jewellery gained its existence way back in early 20th century. As the name "costume" specifies it was referred to the clothes, which now is also called as 'outfit'. Therefore, jewellery that was worn in accordance with the clothes was known as Costume Jewellery. Other than the clothes related jewellery, costume jewellery was also referred to the jewellery worn for stage performance in theaters. Fashion jewellery, glass-beaded jewellery and fake jewellery are its additional names. ....

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Finger Jewelry»

A post by Nandita Ray

There are the Gothic finger jewelry, the Rappers, the Bling Bling as they like to call it, the Hip Hop, the Bikers finger jewelry, full finger jewelry, two rings or three rings finger rings and their likes. Each design has its own exclusive name, and is oversize; humongous heavy metal ring or a gigantic ring, studded with diamonds or flashing gemstones and this form, this air of lavishness gives it a matchless almost peerless status of its own.....

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Dog Collars»

A post by Nandita Ray

Dog collars can be fashioned out of plastic, nylon, steel, brass, PVC, leather, cloth, suede, it can be hand painted or embroidered, machine made or hand crafted. Stones, crystals, rhinestones, pearls, glass beads and metal studs can be attached on them. They come in various sizes and prices. Choose a collar depending on your pet. Collars for a stroll, jogging, partying or just plain merry making, choose collars with care since not all collars are sturdy or meant for boisterous activity. Collars should show and not get hidden. Ergo collars also depend on the breed of your pet and its demeanor. Collars for 'ladies/girls' or for 'the stud' is often differentiated and available.....

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Making Beaded Jewellery - Part IV»

A post by Bina Shaji Kurup

A mind boggling range of cords, threads and wires are to be had for the creative beader – bright colors, braids, thin, thick, natural, synthetic and much more - making a choice is not easy. Some of the popular options in synthetic cords are listed below to make it easier ....

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Making Beaded Jewellery - Part III»

A post by BINA SHAJI KURUP

An important item in every beader's list is the stringing material to be used for putting together the beads. Natural and manmade alternatives are available in every material - silk, cotton or leather. Most of the manmade cords are stronger but lack the flexibility (important if knotting is a part of the design) of the natural product. If is best to first decide on the design and the type of beads and to be utilized while creating the jewellery and select threads based on these factors. ....

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Lip Labrets»

A post by RITIKA CHANGRANI

The Dogon and Nuba tribes of Mali and Ethiopia come to one's mind while talking about piercing of the lips for the insertion of rings but the same art craft, though with different objects, is practiced all over the world. Other forms of lip piercing involve labrets including the types like ivory, metal or quartz crystals etc. There's no restriction on the size of the labrets and the same is extended to large proportions. Since ancient times, even high-caste males have adorned their bodies with exotic labrets in a wide variety of shapes and sizes and metal or material type. ....

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One of the most popular styles of jewelry made-up by the Romans was gold hemispheres that were created into necklaces, bracelets, and earrings. The most common fact that is assumed by most is that the ancient Roman jewelry has a similar resembles to the Greek and Etruscan jewelry. However the fact is that there were new and ground-breaking designs and patterns were developed and resultant from other civilizations and remained entrenched all the way through Roman times. ....

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Jewellery Making Tools»

A post by Binasaji

Tweezers:This simple tool is great for picking up and holding small items! Several varieties of tweezers are available for different purposes - Locking tweezers for grasping your jewellery as you work with it; Bent End Tweezers with angled or bent ends for a better grip on small objects; Knotting Tweezers with sharp tips to knot thread to the bead. Beading Awls / Stoppers: Mistakes are a part of learning but undoing knots is an annoying task, even for the most patient beader! The beading awl is ideal to undo irritating knots with great ease. It can also help in knotting and making small loops or winding wires and threads. ....

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Making your own beaded jewellery can be lots of fun and a great way to set your creativity loose. With the help of the internet, you can become a great designer very soon. Plenty of websites list step by step instructions to make beaded jewellery – or you easily give shape to your own dreams and create a unique look- different from the run-of-the-mill ideas! Before embarking on a beaded jewellery making mission, it would help to understand that although the designs shown on the internet sites look easy, making a piece that looks similar to the one on your computer monitor can take several attempts. Patience and lots of practice will help you perfect the art of making professional looking beaded jewellery from home. ....

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Platinum Facts»

A post by Shalina Khemlani

Platinum, a metal that one can certainly marvel at! Apart from being the most expensive metal, it is one of the most beautiful metals that are used to make precious jewelry. When combined with its enormously high melting point, this metal makes crafting jewelry designs extremely inflexible and intricate, reason being its rigidity, resistances to flexibility and lack of softness. ....

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Egyptian jewelry has been around for as long as the pyramids themselves and has traveled a long journey commencing from the time of the pharaohs to this modern era. The most interesting aspect of ancient Egyptian jewelry trends is that it was worn in abundance by women as well men. Ancient Egyptian jewelry is noted for its stylized forms as well as its rich and bright colors. ....

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Jewelry designs and trends during Roman empire period - The strange thing is that the Romans were when the empire first began, rather austere in their tastes – their food, their clothes, their ornaments. What they wore was more functional rather than flaunting. Then came the army’s success as they began to spread out and conquer. Soon, Spartan gave way to Style. This could have been due to two reasons. One, the fact that they saw a new world out there where many dressed in a more resplendent manner and flaunted jewelry. Two, the fact that very often they carried back the spoils of war of which gold and precious stones formed a part. By the first century B.C., there was a variety of jewelry available with a wide choice of designs. ....

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Titanium Jewellery buying guide»

A post by Shalina Khemlani

Titanium, a natural element featuring a silver-grayish-white color is used for several purposes! Unintentionally discovered in the year 1791, this metal is extensively used to make durable goods such as aircraft, and some of the sporting goods which would mainly consist of golf clubs, automobile parts, watches, and certainly adorable selection of rings. Deriving from the Titans of Greek mythology, titanium is one of the metals that is in particular known for its tremendous strength. Even though it competes amongst some of the most enticing metals such as gold and platinum, it has still taken its own stand and has been a preferences for hordes of people! ....

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Anklets buying guide»

A post by RITIKA CHANGRANI

Worn around the ankle, found in many designs and styles, material and types, shapes and sizes, the anklet is an ornament sure to catch anyones eye! An anklet is also known as an ankle chain or ankle bracelet that is worn around the ankle. They display a radiant sheen, and look elegant, trendy and ethnic at the same time. They add grace to the wearer and complement traditional clothes and outfits very well. The anklet is a versatile piece of jewelry worn around the ankle. Historically, anklets have been worn for centuries by women in India. In the United States both casual and more formal styles of anklets became a fashion statement only around the late twentieth century....

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Stainless steel tongue rings are the preferred choice for tongue piercing as they are very safe, can be made into a number of designs and most importantly, are easy on the pocket. Today body piercing is becoming something of a status symbol in contemporary society. High quality steel and other material just means that your options boil down to a simple choice of whether one wants to do tongue piercing or not. Tongue piercing saw its birth around the 1980s. Generally rings are not used but then it all depends on what your personal taste and style quotient is. If you are going in for tongue rings then it is best to get professional advice and ensure that you go to a qualified person to get it done.....

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Silicone Belly Rings»

A post by RITIKA CHANGRANI

Sport Silicone belly rings and get noticed. If you like the concept of body piercing - They are safe. They come in a variety of colors and designs. They will meet your individualistic taste perfectly. Take a small step to feeling good about yourself - Go Silicone! ....

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Circular Barbells»

A post by RITIKA CHANGRANI

Circular barbells are also known as horseshoe barbells. However, some horseshoe barbells are U-shaped instead of the usual circle. This horseshoe shaped design was all the rage in the early 1990s but has now faded out. ....

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Gold Metal Beads»

A post by Binasaji

Glittering bright, gold beads are for those who are enticed by the lure of the yellow metal and can afford it - for gold is the most expensive metal (other than Platinum). Gold beads look great whether they are teamed with precious gems or just by themselves. The history and myths related to gold are myriad and gold beaded jewellery serves dual purposes of ornamentation and as a secure investment for the future.....

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Silver metal beads»

A post by Binasaji

Silver has been used to create jewellery since time immemorial. The Navajos combined silver with turquoise to make gorgeous jewellery pieces like the Squash Blossom necklaces and silver bracelets with inlay work. These are popular even today. Silver is cheaper than gold but is equally attractive; with men and women, both wearing silver jewellery. ....

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Choker Necklace»

A post by Choker Necklace

This marvelous jewelry encircles the throat like a collar instead of draping down to the collarbone or chest like other necklace. As the name choker necklace entails that in case it is somewhat tight, it might choke the wearer. It is a wonderful designer ornament that enhances the entire appearance of the lady. This article shall acquaint the reader with the best possible information about this fascinating jewelry piece such as different choker variants, suitable occasion to wear it and much more. ....

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Chain Making»

A post by Ms Nandita Ray

As with all jewelry, chain making is not a simple process. It too involves a number of stages and it's a long way from the raw material to the final finished product. Invention of the wire helped the goldsmiths to craft chains from gold and its alloys. Neolithic men found gold very pliant, soft and supple and they hammered and pounded it to take any form and shape and also stretch its length. Perhaps this was the birth of chain and chain making. Till the 18th century chain was handcrafted, laborious and time consuming. It still is. By twisting and turning the wire different shapes are formed and linking one link with the other forms the most basic chain. ....

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