My Gem Addiction

So I guess I have an addictive personality. First I was an obsessive extreme couponer, completely preoccupied in clipping, printing, organizing, and running to stores 20 times or more per week. Now, I am hooked on gems. I consider both of those “good” addictions in comparison to drugs or alcohol. Whatever the case, I’m addicted....more

Not Sure What To Put On Your Wish List? Get Inspired By Your Star Sign

Just about everyone knows their Astrology Sun Sign based upon their date of birth. But there are also certain gemstones and colors that express each sign. (The gems listed next to the Sun Signs below may differ from the traditional “Birth Month” stone that you’re used to.)...more

Astrology: Gems and Power Colors * A Great Match

Just about everyone knows their Astrology Sun Sign based upon their date of birth. But there are also certain gemstones and colors that express each sign. The gems that I have listed next to each Sun Sign may vary from the familiar traditional “Birth Month” stone, but still considered a powerful partner with its Zodiac sign. ...more

Your Guide to Wedding Anniversary Gemstones

Just as each month has a gemstone associated with it, which definitely make gift giving easier, each year you are married, symbolizes not one, but several gemstones. This gives you choices as to what type of gemstone jewelry to purchase for your other half....more

Discovering New Gemstone Combinations for Jewelry

      When you go into a jewelry store, some of the most common gemstone combinations you will see are diamonds set with pears, rubies, emeralds and sapphires.   If you think outside the box, there is an incredible variety of gemstones that can be combined to create a unique masterpiece....more

Astrology: Gems And Power Colors

Just about everyone knows their Astrology Sun Sign based upon their date of birth. But there are also certain gemstones and colors that express each sign. (The gems listed next to the Sun Sign may vary from the traditional “Birth Month” stone)   *Aries (March 21-April 19) = Garnet...more

Combing Unique Gemstone Colors with Jewelery

When you think of combining gemstones, the most common combinations are ruby/diamond, sapphire/diamond, emerald/diamond. However, there is an incredible variety of gemstones that when combined together, can create a masterpiece When you think outside  the box, it is amazing to see and discover the unique combinations of gemstones that can be combined. ...more

How To Wear a Statement Necklace

A substantial neckpiece, or "statement necklace", is a necklace that you wear only on its own. They have so much detailing, can be substantial in size, very decorative and ornate, can be worn at varyings length by adding an extra jump ring. Wear them over bare skin with an open shirt, or over a closed turtle neck, or button down shirt. Wear them with a beautiful evening gown or cocktail dress. ...more

Wear More Gemstone and Beads and Have Fun

Times are hard, but let's have some fun.  Let's start wearing our beads and gemstones to look our best (and be optimisitic) during these hard times. No need to spend lots of money.  Try to design your own jewelry, or redux what you haven't worn for a while.  ...more
What jewelry means to me? personality , creativness, colorful, pleasurable, learning, meeting ...more