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Diamonds Are Everlasting

Tuesday, January 5th, 2010

The word ‘Diamond’ is as powerful as it appears to be. It is actually akin to a royal emperor in stones, there can never be any kind of similarity between the two diamonds. The word Jewelry derived from a Greek word Adamas which means unattainable. Diamonds are available in many different colors, and the rarest of all the diamonds is the red diamond which was first time mined in India. At present certain diamonds are known for their unbelievable histories, the well known Kohinoor Diamond is one of them.

Diamonds fascinate the people around the globe and are considered to be the decisive symbol of affection. The diamonds scarcity and usual beauty have made it a surprising gift.

A diamond’s value depends upon 4 C’s i.e. Cut, clearness, color and carat. There are 7 standard diamond shapes in general used for Jewelry, these are – marquise, round, emerald, pear, princess, oval and heart.
The trendiest design in diamond jewelry is the diamond stone studded in platinum. The clarity of the stone is a pictogram of a new beginning. The other trend in the market is the renewal of traditional cut diamonds like the cushion cut.

De-rigueur is the square princess cut diamonds which are studded in engagement rings and earrings. The diamonds available in Square cut give a contemporary touch to pendants, bands and drop earrings.

Conventionally the diamonds of one carat have grown to three or four carats and even beyond but now the trend has changed to a great extent. If one is fond of this precious stone and gets fascinated by them then dazzling and sparkling diamonds are now available in varied colors in the showrooms. The diamonds can now be found in more trendy patterns in the world of jewelry in different colors. Bright yellow, rich reds, pinks, deep blues and glorious greens are some of the few colors in which one can find these precious stones they are referred as fancy color diamond stones.

Solitaire Necklace is among those few jewelry pieces that can take away your breath and leave you captivated. It looks so graceful and attractive that it drives the attention of many. The Diamond Solitaire Necklaces are one of the most traditional and enduring designs – it is strikingly beautiful and well-designed. This is a kind of a temptation for girls and they always have a want for it.

The Piercing Trend of Body Jewelry

Sunday, October 18th, 2009

Body piercing is the art of puncturing or cutting a part of the human body, to create an opening in which jewelry may be worn. Piercing has been practiced in nearly every culture all over the world for hundreds of years. This body art is reflected in many cultures for various reasons which may include religion, spirituality, fashion or eroticism. In the United States body piercing, that is piercing body parts other than ears, started in the early 70’s, but has become most popular over the past ten years.

In the united states there are a select group of people that have come to appreciate the beauty of body jewelry. It has become a very popular trend with teens and young adults. However, caution should be taken when deciding to wear body jewelry as there is a possibility of infection. You should not use any type of fake gold or other jewelry made from base metals as they will be likely to corrode when exposed to body fluids. There are metals which are safe to use such as surgical implant stainless steel and surgical implant titanium. A professional may also suggest other safe metals.

If you prefer not to go through the trouble of body piercing, but still want to keep up with the trend, you may consider wearing certain types of jewelry which will make it look as though piercing has been done. The following are a few examples of such jewelry.

-Clip-on earrings that can also be worn as a naval ring.

-Magnetic earrings look as if the person is wearing a stud.

-Stick on earrings have adhesive backs which stick to the ear lobe.

-Ear cuffs are curved metal bands that press against the ear.

-Spring hoops stick to the ear by means of a spring force.

Wearing body jewelry can be fun and fashionable if certain precautions are taken before and after piercing. If you are willing to go through the trouble of body piercing which may include some pain, which varies in different individuals, then you are among the select group of people that will appreciate the fashion statement that is made with this type of body art.