June 2015

Is the Tag Heuer F-1 CR7 a Great Watch?

By Bianca Kawecki June 26, 2015
Tag Heuer Soccer star Cristiano Rinaldo is not only a new Tag Heuer Brand Ambassador but he is also the one behind the design of the CR7 black and green model.
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Breitling Emergency II - USA Sale Approved

By Matthew Pelliccia June 26, 2015
Breitling collectors the Emergency II is here for availability in the United States. Learn more about the launch and when you can get it at JR Dunn.
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Is Fluorescence in Diamonds a “Bad” Thing?

By Bianca Kawecki June 18, 2015
Recently, I was in a lecture hosted by the GIA (Gemological Institute of America) Alumni Association and AGS (American Gem Society) Guild of South Florida given by Art Samuels, GG GIA, in which he asked the assembled group of many gemologists and jewelry industry professionals, “Is fluorescence in diamonds a bad thing? Would you personally buy a diamond with ’strong‘ fluorescence to give to your future spouse?” The practically unanimous answer was a resounding “No!”

Celebrating 40 Years of John Hardy Classic Chain

By Nina Glaser June 14, 2015

John Hardy presents extraordinary jewelry collections of ever-evolving expression. The hand-woven pieces of the Classic Chain collection are destined to become timeless heirlooms…particularly the newest pieces presented at the 2015 Jewelry Show in Las Vegas in honor of the brand’s 40th anniversary. You can’t help but be impressed by the latest versions of bracelets. Wrap your wrist in the artistry of Bali.

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Finding the Perfect Diamond

By Naomi Shaw June 12, 2015
Finding the Perfect Diamond InfographHow do you get the best bling for your buck with an independently certified diamond? Our diamond buying info-graph can help.

Gorgeous New Marco Bicego Jewelry

By Nina Glaser June 5, 2015
Marco Bicego Long Yellow Gold Necklace

Nature, the muse of Italian jewelry designer Marco Bicego, is always changing and, as a result, the artist’s jewelry collections continue to be reinterpreted in notable ways. Such is the case with two new additions to well-established lines: Lunaria and Siviglia. The Lunaria collection’s latest incarnations include diamonds playing a dramatic part of organic-shaped necklace and earring links, and aqua and blue chalcedony presenting a restful, cool hue on pieces that include Siviglia Resort necklaces, earrings, rings and more. Common to both lines is bullino technique, the telltale sign of the brand’s authentic craftsmanship, a technique passed down from Bicego’s father.

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Perfect Pairing: John Hardy Bracelets & Tag Heuer Watches

By Nina Glaser June 4, 2015
One of the hottest jewelry trends for men is wearing a bracelet and watch together…specifically, a John Hardy bracelet and Tag Heuer watch. These two world-renowned and popular designers will help you have the latest fashion wrapped up in no time! You can create your own dynamic duo to display your personality and individuality with any number of collection combinations. Bracelet choices include leather, metal, beaded and woven options, while watch bands offer polished or brushed stainless steel, steel and ceramic, fabric, leather, alligator, python skin and rubber choices. You’ll find the shape, size, color, design and material to suit your style, whether your tastes run classic, contemporary or anything in-between.
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Discover the Mikimoto America 1927 Limited Edition Akoya Pearl Strand

By Nina Glaser June 1, 2015

Pearls are a traditional symbol of elegance and beauty, and nobody does them better than the design and production teams at Mikimoto! The brilliant luster and rich color of Akoya pearls that makes them both prized and popular is eminently evident in the house’s newest limited edition, a cultured pearl strand dubbed the American 1927. This breathtaking keepsake comes in a presentation box. Like all Mikimoto creations, this exceptional design, born of the sea, can be worn any place, any time. Wrap your neck in luxury with a quality pearl strand from Mikimoto, a model of integrity.

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