fine and luxury jewelry

Pearls That Purr: Mikimoto X Hello Kitty Collection

mikimoto x hello kitty

Mikimoto is known to have the finest pearls in the world. What is known as a “Mikimoto Pearl” has been selected from only Akoya pearls of the finest quality, determined by the beauty of the pearl’s luster, form, size and color.

The Japanese company has teamed up with Sanrio to bring us a small collection of Hello Kitty inspired pearl pieces. (more…)

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Handmade Skull Ponytail Holders by Michael R. Doyle of Moon Raven Designs Are Boo-tiful.

skull ponytail holders by Michael R. Doyle

I came across these quite by accident and immediately fell in love with them. As a matter of fact, I had to buy one – and did. Beautifully rendered skulls hand cast in various materials are placed on elastic bands for use as pony tail holders. Available as yellow bronze, sterling silver plated white bronze, black resin, ivory resin and even a sugar skull version cast in oxidized sterling overlay on white bronze. (more…)

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Mordaunte’s Coffin Gems & Jewelry Are A Spooky Way To Sparkle.

Coffin gems

Mordaunte’s Coffin-Shaped Gems and Jewelry specializes in semi-precious faceted gemstones, cut into a perfect 6-sided coffin shape by exclusive contract with an international gemstone company. Gemstones include colors such as Blood, Death, Shroud, Moss, Flesh, Scalded, and Pentacle. In stock sizes range from 3 to 10 carats. (more…)

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Matchstick Diamond Jewelry Launches In Absolutely Adorable Packaging.

Matchstick Diamond Jewelry

Launched by Britain-born Louise Carter, Matchstick is a new brand of diamond baguette jewelry. The five pieces in the collection, each of which are available in 18k white, yellow or rose gold, include a Boy, a Girl, a Dog, a Small Heart and a Large Heart. (more…)

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Formal Falconry. Tiroler Goldschmied’s Exclusive Diamond-studded Hawk Hoods in Abu Dhabi.

My friend Jaci is traveling in the Middle East and taking fabulous pictures, a few of which included photos of Faloncry. This reminded me of an Italian Jewelry company I had read about that makes outrageously diamond studded, gold threaded, leather and crocodile falcon hoods in Abu Dhabi. (more…)

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Wrap Your Loved One Around Your Finger. Literally. Contura Rings by Thomas Geison.

Contura Rings by Thomas Geison

Jewelry designer Thomas Giesen has been creating and producing his own jewellery collections in his own workshop for 20 years. (more…)

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