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September 25, 2018

What Is Crystal?

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Customers come to Annielka searching for crystal jewellery, but what is unclear is if they are searching for rock crystals or manmade crystals.  The dictionary defines crystals as naturally occurring (organic) but there are so many different types of manmade crystals which are also referred to as ‘crystal’. This is where the confusion starts. Let’s just say that the word is broadly used for both. What matters is understanding the differences and ensuring your expectations are met when buying crystal jewellery online.

Rock crystals form naturally (organic) deep in the earth’s crust. Rock crystals have to be mined before being cut and polished. They are classified into two groups – ‘precious’ and ‘semi-precious’.
‘Precious’ rock crystals are usually called ‘gemstones’ and include –  diamonds, sapphires, rubies and emeralds. They are mainly used in fine jewellery designs and command high prices due to their extraordinary colour, rarity, fire and sparkle.
‘Semi-precious’ rock crystals are more abundant and do not have fire or sparkle. Semi-precious crystals are of less commercial value than precious crystals. Some examples are clear quartz, amethyst, rose quartz, garnet and aquamarine.
An interesting fact: Amethyst used to be on the precious list until it was reclassified as semi-precious in the nineteenth century after large deposits were found in Brazil and Uruguay.

Rock crystals form naturally (organic) deep in the earth’s crust. Rock crystals have to be mined before being cut and polished. They are classified into two groups – ‘precious’ and ‘semi-precious’.
‘Precious’ rock crystals are usually called ‘gemstones’ and include –  diamonds, sapphires, rubies and emeralds. They are mainly used in fine jewellery designs and command high prices due to their extraordinary colour, rarity, fire and sparkle.
‘Semi-precious’ rock crystals are more abundant and do not have fire or sparkle. Semi-precious crystals are of less commercial value than precious crystals. Some examples are clear quartz, amethyst, rose quartz, garnet and aquamarine.
An interesting fact: Amethyst used to be on the precious list until it was reclassified as semi-precious in the nineteenth century after large deposits were found in Brazil and Uruguay.

Manmade crystals are called ‘rhinestone crystals’ or ‘diamantés’. Rhinestone crystals are synthetic and created in laboratories. Although they are not organic, they are still referred as ‘crystals,  which is technically incorrect.

Here is a breakdown of the three most popular manmade crystals used in jewellery designs that meet our quality standards. It’s good to understand what these man made crystalsactually are so that when you come across them, you know what you are buying and you know what quality you can expect when those earrings or that necklace arrives at your doorstep.

September 18, 2018

THE WONDERFUL ORANGE DIAMOND

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The Orange weighs 14,82 carat and the estimated value is around 15.000.000 euro. This stone is part of a bigger collection that will be auctioned on the same day. This collection contains jewelry from the famous style icon Hélène Rochas and also three piezed of the South-American Rockerfeller: Simon Itturi Patiño. Simon lived between lived between 1862 and 1947 and he built an enormous empire in the tin industry. A bit of a controverse person but also one of the wealthiest that ever lived.

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The most wonderful and biggest orange diamond in the world is called: The Orange. Christies anounced the auction of this particular diamond on the 10th of October. The auction will take place on the 12th of November

September 10, 2018

Brian Gavin Diamonds

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There are four “Cs” to consider when you are buying a diamond. Some are more important than others and it’s essential to understand why. According to renowned diamond expert Brian Gavin, of the internationally recognized brand Brian Gavin Diamonds, cut is the most important “C” to consider when purchasing a diamond.

Diamonds with a well-balanced cut are simply the best choice and often those diamonds will have the greatest “wow” factor. Brian Gavin says: ‘’A well-cut and polished diamond with precise symmetry will have more fire and brilliance and give the impression that it is larger than a stone of equal weight but with a lesser cut. “Since cut stands for performance, it greatly influences the other three Cs. Consumers today want reassurance that the diamond ring on their finger or the diamond stud in their ear is not only finely manufactured but is also perfectly symmetrical. After cut, the proportions or angles of the diamond are the next important factor to consider. You may have heard of the term “Hearts and Arrow,” which is the greatest indicator of diamond cut quality. Brian Gavin told me that the perfectly shaped hearts are formed when the main pavilion facets are cut at the correct angles and polished with such perfection that their reflection results in a perfect heart pattern. “Once the perfect heart pattern has been attained, the perfect arrow pattern in the crown results,” said Gavin.

While other diamond cutters seem focused on cutting diamonds to retain the maximum amount of carat weight, Brian Gavin is intent that every diamond be precisely cut to a degree of craftsmanship that is unattainable anywhere else. If you want to ensure maximum sparkle factor, go with the Hearts and Arrows because it is considered the pinnacle of cut.

September 3, 2018

Love this trio of bracelets from Laurie Geller

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This year’s reoccurring theme for me was bracelets! I kept being drawn to bold bangles, cuffs, tennis bracelets of all sizes, eras and price points. You could probably tell from my recap photos–I shockingly have more bracelet wrist stack photos than my typical Show Me Your Rings shots. I did notice that an abundance of bracelets were present at the show…and rings were slightly lacking. It could obviously be due to the demand of rings, as most people tend to buy rings, with some shops even exclusively selling rings only. If you attended the show, did you notice that too?? I’d love to hear.

This was the second year that the Las Vegas Antique Jewelry & Watch Show was located at the Las Vegas Convention Center, and will be it’s new home from now on! Next year AGTA will also be in the same building, so there will be antique jewels AND incredible gems! This year’s show was lots of fun–I spent two back-to-back days mostly focusing on taking photos, meeting new people and of course buying! The second day I had an on-camera interview that I did in conjunction with the show, which I’m excited to share soon.

August 27, 2018

BULGARI B.ZERO1 COLLECTION

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Bulgari B3

Jewelry from  the B.Zero1 collection are also one of the most affordable pieces of jewelry you will find at Bulgari. I do love the more famous jewelry brands but I just love to talk more about all those other brands than the really famous ones. I must admit though, that I had my moment with Bulgari. I had set my mind on the B.Zero1 ring and I actually tried it on whilst on holiday in Puglia, Italy. In a small jewelry store that had a huge collection of Bulgari jewelry.It did not look great on my fingers. And felt a little uncomfortable, whilst I am used and willing to suffer always a little but for chunkier rings. Maybe it wasn’t perfect for me, but I do love the aesthetics of this range. It has a clean, slightly industrial taste to it.

Bulgari is a famous jewelry house and it’s globally known for its luxury. The name Bulgari is also associated with their other ranges like leather goods, perfume, accessories and even hotels. But it all started with jewelry. Of course, like any true luxury company it is having its very own icons. And there are so many! But one of the most interesting ones, that really stands out, is the B.Zero1 collection.

Luxury companies that add a little spark to the life of children in need. Luxury companies adding something to people or animals in need are doing something really great. No doubt it gains a lot of attention and publicity for their company and it rubs off on their image. But there is nothing wrong with a win-win situation and if in this way, money flows to those who need it most…then that is just great.

Apart from it being a classic now, there is one more thing that I love about this range. And that’s the Save the Children’s version. Not only is it affordable and in silver but Bulgari actually supports a lot of different projects for children all around the globe.

August 20, 2018

REPLICA LOUIS VUITTON HANDBAG

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Buying replica handbags is a win-win situation. The same product, but with a drastic fall in the price. Oh and the attention? Tell me about it. The most prominent benefit of getting yourself a replica handbag is the price factor. Now where you can buy one Louis Vuitton handbag, you can buy two such appealing handbags at the same price or even cheaper!Now when you’ve decided you want a Louis Vuitton replica handbag, it’s time to order online. Yes, ladies, you can order a perfect bag of your choice from the very amazing Louis Vuitton Replica.

With an excellent variety that offers replica handbags for every desire, you can easily purchase them. This site guarantees 100% authentic products with the same quality of that of a branded one. Also, make sure the website you’re ordering from is legal and is bound to ship the correct products because you surely don’t want to be stuck with an illegal item. The above websites assure absolute genuine handbags from a reliable source.
Moreover, in this fast fashion world where fashion trends antiquate almost immediately, why spend your two months’ salary on a handbag that is likely to be obsolete in just the next season? Also, the fear losing or damaging the expensive bag at the hands of muggers or even your own carelessness, yes the horror. You can always update your wardrobe with the trendy designer replica handbags as soon as a new model is launched at a much lesser price. You can easily become the fashion icon with a brand new Louis Vuitton replica handbag!
Now let’s replace the very rich lady with a mediocre lady who earns just normal. She knows if she goes out in the terrible heat of the day, to the mall, and flips the price tag of a gorgeous red Louis Vuitton handbag that goes amazingly well with her red outfit she brought the other day; she’s going to leave the store disappointed. If this mediocre lady and her situation ring a bell in your head, you know your call, woman. I have a kickass deal for you: What if I present to you the exact same red handbag with the exact same quality and stitching and the exact same counterparts, but half the price. Imagine how many ladies like you would come running after this offer.

With an excellent variety that offers replica handbags for every desire, you can easily purchase them. This site guarantees 100% authentic products with the same quality of that of a branded one. Also, make sure the website you’re ordering from is legal and is bound to ship the correct products because you surely don’t want to be stuck with an illegal item. The above websites assure absolute genuine handbags from a reliable source.
Moreover, in this fast fashion world where fashion trends antiquate almost immediately, why spend your two months’ salary on a handbag that is likely to be obsolete in just the next season? Also, the fear losing or damaging the expensive bag at the hands of muggers or even your own carelessness, yes the horror. You can always update your wardrobe with the trendy designer replica handbags as soon as a new model is launched at a much lesser price. You can easily become the fashion icon with a brand new Louis Vuitton replica handbag!
Now let’s replace the very rich lady with a mediocre lady who earns just normal. She knows if she goes out in the terrible heat of the day, to the mall, and flips the price tag of a gorgeous red Louis Vuitton handbag that goes amazingly well with her red outfit she brought the other day; she’s going to leave the store disappointed. If this mediocre lady and her situation ring a bell in your head, you know your call, woman. I have a kickass deal for you: What if I present to you the exact same red handbag with the exact same quality and stitching and the exact same counterparts, but half the price. Imagine how many ladies like you would come running after this offer.

August 13, 2018

TIFFANY JEWELRY DESIGNS

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Tiffany Heart Tag Charm Bracelet. Source: Tiffany & Co.

In 1837, Charles Lewis Tiffany and John B. Young went into business, opening a “fancy goods” store in New York City. Known as “Tiffany, Young, and Ellis,” this little company soon became one of the world’s most distinguished retailers, and its popularity continues today. We hope you enjoy this catalogue of some of the most iconic Tiffany jewelry designs, which offer an enticing blend of sophistication and flawless craftsmanship.The Open Heart is one of the best-selling Tiffany necklaces of all time. Created by Elsa Peretti, it is simple and organic, yet evocative. An open heart necklace offers timeless appeal, and it pairs beautifully with a variety of outfits, making it just right for everyday wear.

Also in the running for the most popular Tiffany necklace, the Enchant Heart Lock is part of a collection based on ornate, 19th century garden gates. Like a heart-shaped padlock, this lovely necklace takes its inspiration from Victorian lockets shaped like padlocks. These were often accompanied by minuscule keys that allowed wearers to access the inside, where miniature portraits, silhouettes, or even locks of a loved one’s hair could be hidden. Tiffany’s Enchant Heart Lock pendants come in a variety of finishes, with and without diamonds and gemstones.

August 6, 2018

BULGARI B.ZERO1 COLLECTION

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Bulgari B

Bulgari is a famous jewelry house and it’s globally known for its luxury. The name Bulgari is also associated with their other ranges like leather goods, perfume, accessories and even hotels. But it all started with jewelry. Of course, like any true luxury company it is having its very own icons. And there are so many! But one of the most interesting ones, that really stands out, is the B.Zero1 collection.

Jewelry from  the B.Zero1 collection are also one of the most affordable pieces of jewelry you will find at Bulgari. I do love the more famous jewelry brands but I just love to talk more about all those other brands than the really famous ones. I must admit though, that I had my moment with Bulgari. I had set my mind on the B.Zero1 ring and I actually tried it on whilst on holiday in Puglia, Italy. In a small jewelry store that had a huge collection of Bulgari jewelry.It did not look great on my fingers. And felt a little uncomfortable, whilst I am used and willing to suffer always a little but for chunkier rings. Maybe it wasn’t perfect for me, but I do love the aesthetics of this range. It has a clean, slightly industrial taste to it. And I can imagine how this would work for all those who like jewelry that is bold, but not girly and not too cute and so on.

There have been a lot of famous people that joined the good cause and posed with the ring and necklace. Creating of course a buzz and lifting sales to a peak. In 2012 they actually raised around 12 million euro’s. A ring costs around 400 euro and 70 euro will go straight to the Save the Children foundation.Luxury companies that add a little spark to the life of children in need. Luxury companies adding something to people or animals in need are doing something really great. No doubt it gains a lot of attention and publicity for their company and it rubs off on their image. But there is nothing wrong with a win-win situation and if in this way, money flows to those who need it most…then that is just great.

July 23, 2018

BLACK DIAMOND SKULL

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I wanted this pendant to feel like a recently unearthed artifact, so the 18K gold is visibly textured. The inscription — “Carpe Diem,” which is Latin for “seize the day” — has an antique look and, as you can see, it’s also in Leonardo da Vinci-style mirror writing, so that when you’re wearing this necklace, you can see the message when you look at your reflection.This pendant has been a long time in the making. I met the gem cutter in 2016 at the JCK Luxury jewelry show, where he was selling other nontraditionally cut diamonds. I took his card and, after a couple of months of consideration, asked if he could do a skull. One year later, this 3-carat skull was completed.

The four tapered baguettes around the skull were cut in 2015 by another gem dealer. I had planned to set the baguettes in a ring I made that year, but I changed my mind about the ring design and kept the stones for a future project. I decided to use them in this piece this January, which is when I shared a rough sketch on Instagram.

Interestingly enough, the timing for the completed necklace couldn’t have been more perfect. As I was putting the finishing touches on my pendant, National Jeweler published a story about medallions.

July 16, 2018

Virgil Abloh Pushes the Louis Vuitton Men’s Division to the Edge

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Early last week, the newly-anointed head of Louis Vuitton’s Men’s Division gave us an Instagram sneak peek at his debut collection, and it was everything you would expect from an engineer-turned-architect-turned-fashion designer.
Abloh has taken a very recognizable shape, Louis Vuitton’s Keepall duffel, and given it a modern, streetwise update. While the shape and the embossed LV logo may be familiar, that is about where the similarities end with any former collections. Abloh chose a silver-finish patent leather trim and translucent PVC material for this piece – a grand departure from any of the signature Louis Vuitton men’s styles of fashion cycles gone by. The body of the bag also appears to be translucent, with an iridescent finish, so while the bag may make a pretty bold statement, equally, it won’t be very effective at keeping your secrets.

Early last week, the newly-anointed head of Louis Vuitton’s Men’s Division gave us an Instagram sneak peek at his debut collection, and it was everything you would expect from an engineer-turned-architect-turned-fashion designer.
Abloh has taken a very recognizable shape, Louis Vuitton’s Keepall duffel, and given it a modern, streetwise update. While the shape and the embossed LV logo may be familiar, that is about where the similarities end with any former collections. Abloh chose a silver-finish patent leather trim and translucent PVC material for this piece – a grand departure from any of the signature Louis Vuitton men’s styles of fashion cycles gone by. The body of the bag also appears to be translucent, with an iridescent finish, so while the bag may make a pretty bold statement, equally, it won’t be very effective at keeping your secrets.

Those who follow the accessories design world will already know that Virgil Abloh is a force to be reckoned with on the fashion scene. Recently voted one of Time Magazines 100 Most Influential People for 2018, the Ghanian-American designer recently took the reins at Louis Vuitton’s Men’s Division, and is already turning heads with his debut collection.

Even before his days as a designer, Abloh was always interested in the structure of things. He obtained a degree in civil engineering at the University of Wisconsin Madison in 2002, and went on to earn his Master of Architecture from the Illinois institute of Technology in 2006. It wasn’t until 2009 that Abloh entered the fashion arena with an internship at Fendi (alongside Kanye West, with whom he still collaborates), and ultimately launched his first label, Off White.

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