Tibetan Buddhist Jewelry has a Variety of Decorative Uses

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Tibetan Buddhist jewelry is popular with men and women of all ages and worn as both a decorative item and a spiritual marking of Buddhist beliefs. Jewelry can range from a variety of styles, colors, and construction material but typically will involve beads. One of the most common pieces of this kind of jewelry is a long beaded necklace or bracelets. These items are made out of wood that is painted with Tibetan Buddhist symbols or can be plain. They often have beads strung on a red thread in keeping with Tibetan Buddhist tradition. Necklaces and bracelets are worn around the neck, wrists, ankles and elsewhere depending on the preference of the wearer. This jewelry can have a decorative and functional impact when used on things.

Silver Adjustable Tiger Eye Buddha Rings

Tibetan Buddhist jewelry can be strewn and draped on the body in multiple bead strands for a unique and interesting look. Jewelry can be used for other displays and functions depending on the creativity and needs of the user. Read More »

Blue Sapphire Jewelry Is The Most Precious

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Blue sapphire jewelry throughout the international continuum has been regarded as one of the most bright, elegant and precious jewelries from the bygone ages. To be very precise the blue brilliance of the rarest of gemstones, the sapphire, has been acclaimed for thousands of years, and due to its elegance has also become a part of the legends of several countries. The chief reason behind this is that its color is considered to represent seraphic or celestial qualities. If we look into the past we will find that then also the blue sapphire jewelry was much admired due to its grandeur, significance and mesmeric attractiveness.

Blue Sapphire Jewelry

Now if you are the person who is fond of the blue sapphire jewelry never assume that you are all alone in this field. In fact there are many like you who prefer the sapphires than any other gemstone, and for that reason the sapphires, and also the blue sapphire jewelry continue to be the best selling gem in the U.S. Now it is true whenever people contemplate about sapphires, they are found to think only of blue sapphires. Read More »

Costume Jewelry for Haute Couture

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Fashion trends appear and disappear, but it is style that continues to remain eternally. On one day a particular fashion trend gains a lot of popularity and without much surprise you will find that the very next day that particular fashion is out. The trends of Costume Jewelry for Haute Couture used in fashion publicity have undergone changes that have been truly revolutionary since the past few decades. The kind of attitude you have as well as your personal style can be affected by the kind of costume jewelry you wear. Any kind of drab outfit can be converted in to a fabulous one when costume jewelry is worn.

Curb Chain Necklace

Even the simplest of outfits can get accentuated when a few trends in fashion and costume jewelry are followed. Standing out in a crowd is not at all difficult if some of the best fashion wear is considered. It has been seen that over the years, fashion costume jewelry in vintage designs has always gained a lot of popularity. People these days are enjoying the presence of new art forms in gaudy and fake designs as well. If you are able to flaunt a particular piece of costume jewelry in style then there can be nothing like it. Creativity and fashion is best shown in costume jewelry when it is designed beautifully. There is a particular history to costume jewelry that needs to be understood well by getting to know more about its invention as well as evolution. Read More »

The Patron Saint of Police is an Angel

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There are many people in a community that are there to protect people in a particular city, state, or country. In addition, in every city, state, and country there are police, firefighters, and paramedics in order to help the people in each community. It is important to understand that each of these services is essential to the success of a city, state, and country. In fact, it is probably safe to say that cities, states, and countries would have a hard time functioning without the police, firefighters, and paramedics. In fact, did you know that these three occupations are a part of the public safety category? It seems to be the case that police officers are sometimes referred to as angels. This is due to the fact that they protect many people from harm. This is a good thing because the Patron Saint of police is an angel. Let’s discuss police.

Silver St Michael Patron Saint Medal

The police are people empowered to enforce the law, protect property, and reduce civil disorder. It might be interesting to note that police have special powers. No, police don’t have special powers like Superman. Read More »

Men’s Fashion Earrings

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Men in recent years in western cultures have begun to sport earrings in their ears. This is not something new when looking at the human expanse over time – men pierced their ears often in warrior cultures in primitive times to show their bravery or as a part of their culture. Men in medieval times did it as a reflection of their culture as well, and sometimes of their status as a fighter or of nobility. Men in modern times, do it too, probably for these ancestral reasons. Some do it for fashion.

Men may sport multiple ear piercings, or just one. Most earrings for men are much smaller than that of the types found on women. Most men prefer smaller studs to medium sized studs in their ear, or a tiny hoop. On occasion, men will wear larger earrings; it is really a matter of personal preference. Therefore, a new trend in jewelry emerged to cater to the ear piercing of men –  earrings specifically for them, in addition to unisex styles that look good on either men or women.

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TummyToys Gemstone Body Jewelry

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Do you want to adorn your naval with fun and color? Tummy toys are the answer to having a great style. Tummy toys are a snap-closed system for body jewelry. They come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. The can be Silver, rose Gold, White Gold, Yellow Gold, Palladium, and Platinum. They are one piece clasp that hooks through your piercing, without having those hard to handle balls. The tummy toys are comfortable to wear everyday even when playing sports. The body jewelry posts slides through piercing closing securely.

Pink Jeweled Tummytoys

Tummy Toys ® is a one-piece snap lock clasp which makes it easy and fun to change your body jewelry. They are secure and easy to change especially when choosing to add swinger charms. Swinger charms simply slide over the classic clasp belly ring. Designer Melissa Tyler a graduate gemologist who had many friends who wore belly jewelry, and who complained about their uncomfortable body jewelry developed the Tummy toys jewelry.

Tummy Toys was born through many sketches which finally turned into a remarkable simple solution. The clasp is simple which eliminates the hurt and hassle of traditional body jewelry. The styles and designs are many from martini glasses to elegant precious and semi-precious stones.

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Large Hoop Earrings for Every Style

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Whether you are dressing for work or going out on the town, nothing completes an outfit quite like jewelry. Necklaces, bracelets, and earrings can put the finishing touch on an outfit that really makes it stand out. In particular, large hoop earrings can add style and class to an otherwise plain outfit. Hoop earrings are versatile and come in a wide range of styles. Therefore, no matter what your personal tastes are, you will be able to find a pair that complements your wardrobe and preferences. Here are just a few different ways you can use hoop earrings to express yourself.

Extra Large Hoop Earrings

Large hoop earrings are big which makes them very bold. Their size makes it impossible for them to be hidden by your hair if you have long tresses. They also come in a variety of metals, such as gold and silver, and can be simple or elaborately decorated with jewels and beads. If you are on your way to work, then you may want to keep things simple especially if you are employed in an office with a conservative atmosphere.

White Gold Large Hoop Earrings

Thin plain hoop earrings in a gold or silver color will add a feminine flair to a business suit without drawing unwanted attention.

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Trendy Beaded Jewelry – Classic and Contemporary Looks

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Although a number of trends come and go over the years, beaded jewelry is something that is here to stay, and endures no matter what the other trends might be doing. Because it is so versatile, beaded jewelry can be incorporated into a wide range of different styles and looks, both formal and casual. Using beaded jewelry to show your own individuality is also easy when you find the right type. While some people prefer to wear large, chunky beads, for example, others will revel in the delicate styles that are the perfect complement to the rest of an outfit.

Trendy Beaded Jewelry

For formal wear, you could find trendy beaded jewelry that is on the more elegant side. Round glass beads in delicate shades go well with a formal little black dress or a nice business suit. The key for this kind of look is to find beaded jewelry that is not too flashy, but that still stands out as a nice piece on its own. A vintage beaded necklace goes with just about anything, and can give even the plainest outfit an air of sophistication.

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Enjoy Antique Tibetan Jewelry for Yourself or Give as a Gift

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In general, jewelry makes a thoughtful and special gift or personal purchase. Other than decoration or a specific style statement, some people associate deep religious or spiritual beliefs with their jewelry. Just as some people use their rosaries as functional, spiritual items, others use antique Tibetan jewelry in a similar manner. Jewelry doesn’t have to be antique to be special or useful but knowing that a piece has a history and has been passed down carefully or has at least found its way to you now has merit for many people. Jewelry can be worn every day in some cases or it might just be worn for special ceremonies and events like meditation or an organized, group spiritual function.

Handcrafted Tibetan Jewelry

Do some research before you purchase the first antique Tibetan jewelry you find available. You want some reassurance that the piece you are purchasing is indeed authentic and that it will arrive to you in a timely manner. If the piece you are planning to purchase is very expensive, you definitely want to make sure the seller is reputable and that you agree to whatever the return, cleaning, and exchange policies are.

Tibetan Turquoise Necklace

You can search for venues that sell this type of jewelry online or find it in various specialty shops, especially those with a spiritual product base. Many times, you will find handmade jewelry items at flea markets and farmer’s markets throughout the year or at various festivals.

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Loose Brown Diamonds

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When we think of diamonds we think of the clear crystal type of diamonds that are found in every jewelry store worldwide. We think of the big caret diamond on the engagement ring. We might even remember that there is a beautiful diamond which lies in the Smithsonian museum. If we remember correctly we’ll remember that the hope diamond is blue in color. There are other colors of diamonds available, and one of those colors is brown. Yes, brown, and the color brown is not the color of diamonds you may remember. Brown diamonds exist and they could possibly be the most special diamond around.

Loose brown diamonds can be made into any type of jewelry setting. The loose brown diamonds are not as rare as the pink and green diamonds but they have a subtle gentle tone or hue. The brown diamonds have become a new classic. The color of the brown diamonds emits their own personality and each stone has a unique quality. The color of these stones can be considered “chocolate”, “champagne”, and “cognac”. The largest place to find these loose brown diamonds is in Argyle Mines in Australia.

These fancy colored diamonds are natural, and sometimes referred to as natural fancy brown diamonds. The color is formed by the absorption of light by structural defects in the diamond lattice. The diamond lattice is formed by the carbon atoms in a diamond crystal. The lattice consists of two interpenetrating face centered cubic lattices, displaced along the body diagonal of the cubic cell by one quarter the length of the diagonal.

The loose brown diamonds of pure colors without a secondary color modifier are sold at public auctions. When purchasing a loose brown diamond make certain that you find a certified loose brown diamond. The diamond certification is also known as a diamond grading report and is an easily understood document prepared by an expert gemologist that describes the key characteristics of a diamond. This grading verifies the quality of a loose diamond and allows us, non-experts to make a very good decision in the buying of loose diamonds. Every loose diamond needs to be certified by gemological laboratories such as GIA, AGS, or EGL.

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