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Gemological Institute of America Museum Review

By Marissa Pearl

Located in Carlsbad, CA, the GIA museum houses a diverse gem and mineral collection. It is home to some of the world’s largest mineral specimens such as agate and quartz displays weighing over 100 LBS. It also houses more obscure gemstones such as; chrysoberyl, fluorite, sphalerite, spinel, mexican fire opal, paraiba tourmaline, and many many more. The gemstones are nicely categorized in an organized academic way, by mineral. These also double as…

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Enter Jewelrythis’s Art Deco jewelry CAD design contest and WIN great prizes!

The Judges will be Jewelythis’s very own top CAD designers. We are looking for Art Deco 1920s style jewelry pieces, as Art Deco style has seen a revival in the past 10 years.

art deco jewelry CAD design contest flyer

This exciting period known as “The Roaring Twenties” was a time of success and artistic renaissance in America, later spreading to the rest of the world, due to a boom in technology…

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Marissa Pearl – American Artist and Jeweler

The Jewelrythis team is growing! Today, we are pleased to welcome Marissa Pearl, our new Jewelrythis community manager.

Marissa’s background in fine arts and the underground art world has allowed her to bridge the gap between mainstream art and the subversive in her designs. She studied photography and art history at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and has participated in and curated art shows outside of her academic environment, immersing herself…

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How to Source Gemstones: 7 Important Tips

Buying engagement rings and wedding rings can be simultaneously thrilling and stressful for the bride and groom because there so many options to consider; style and cost are major considerations, and sometimes time and sentimental value are too.

 

And don’t forget the gemstone or gemstones –What shape do they want? What size? What color? Fortunately, as you can see from the jewelry design examples in our Wedding Bouquet Collection, there is a beautiful variety…

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The Lost Dolphin

Jim Saylor Jewelers opened in Hawaii, on the island of Kauai, in 1976 and has been operating from that same location ever since. They are family owned and operated and are known for their quality, custom jewelry designs and the special attention and service they provide their customers. Recently they had an opportunity to put that special service to the test and they passed with flying colors.

The Lost Dolphin Challenge

A little while back,…

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Make it Unique: Customized Wedding Jewelry Ideas

Engagement rings and wedding bands are a time-honored tradition when it comes to nuptials, but that doesn’t mean that traditions can’t be customized. In fact, customized wedding jewelry is becoming increasingly popular. And thanks to CAD jewelry and the ability to buy fine jewelry online, options for customizing jewelry have never been better or more beautiful.

Customization can take many forms, such as requesting unique stone shapes or different stone colors, or east-west settings. The…

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How are you celebrating the 4th of July this year?

Whether you’re going to see a fireworks show, having a backyard barbecue, or spending a quiet evening at home, whatever your plans for this special holiday, we wanted to wish you all a happy, and safe holiday. And to help celebrate and inspire, we are proud to share this beautiful 4th of July CAD jewelry pendant:

 

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Wedding Jewelry Trends Alert

Engagement rings and wedding ring styles are constantly changing and evolving. Perhaps it’s because there are so many factors influencing them – celebrities, music stars, popular movies, new technologies, and even social and economic conditions. Whatever the cause, the result is that couples have many unique and beautiful engagement and wedding ring styles from which to choose. Recent trends in wedding jewelry have been particularly innovative and varied, not to mention beautiful. Here are just…

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Getting Your Jewelry Business Started 101 – Make it Happen

You’ve got the talent, you’ve got the ideas, you’ve got the motivation, but you still don’t know how to start your jewelry business, right? We know; we’ve been there and we want to ‘pay it forward’ by helping you get started too. That’s what the essential tips below are all about. Use them as a guide to getting your jewelry business off the ground and up and running. Good luck! And remember, we’re here to…

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Happy Fathers Day

To all the fathers, grandfathers, and father figures out there, young and old, far and near, everyone at Jewelrythis would like to wish you all a very happy and memorable Father’s Day.

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