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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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Super Serious Super Bowl Ring Bling Info. New Details, Pics and Facts About All The NFL Championship Rings.

For the past few years I have published this post, updated to include the latest NFL Championship Ring. This year, I’ve also updated several of the specific jewelry design facts and added new images. (more…)

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Paintings That Are Truly Gems. Realistic Crystals and Minerals Rendered In Oils.

Carly Waito Realistic Gem Paintings

These amazingly realistic oil paintings on masonite by Carly Waito are really precious. Literally and figuratively. The small scale works range in size from 4.5″ x 6″ to 11″ x 12′ and impressively capture the way crystals and rocks reflect and refract light. Given the healing properties of many stones and minerals, these works have appeal in both their craft and subject matter. I’d like to own several of them and hang them together. As you can see, they sell quickly (almost every single one shown in this post is sold). (more…)

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Azature Diamond Chocolates From The Man Behind Black Diamond Jewels & Nail Polish.

Azature Diamond chocolates

Last week the blogosphere was buzzing about Couture Jeweler Azature‘s Black Diamond Nail Polish, now the world’s most expensive at $250,000 for the one bottle. But real diamonds are not the only luxury Azature is creating. (more…)

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