Endless talk of all things sparkly.

My Jewel Box

Gem Gossip 30 Day Challenge #2

All October long I’ve been posting one ring per day from my personal collection and giving you its backstory. This mostly entails where I got it from, if it signifies anything special, or any other interesting tidbit about it. I really enjoyed doing this project back in 2017, which is… Read More


Why You Need Earrings That Match Your Eye Color

These are the emerald studs I purchased from Mollie Francine I paired them with plain gold huggies and an ear cuff I still have a soft spot for really unique earrings, like these vintage baubles from Bellman Jewelers… Read More

Engagement/Wedding Rings

My Top Five Favorite Engagement Rings from Sylvie Collection

SPONSORED October always reminds me of love, new beginnings and weddings (my wedding was on October 21, 2015). This time of year I always like to revisit engagement ring styles, scoping out the latest trends and seeing what brides are wanting. Just as much as ring selfies were so very… Read More

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Send Always Aleda Your Charms & She’ll Make You a Charm Bracelet

It was a chilly day in October when I realized I had become a charm hoarder. I didn’t think I had a problem…and my collection always seemed to be under control…it just all sort of dawned on me one day. The symptoms include: not knowing when/where you bought… Read More

Designer Jewelry

Rare Indicolite Tourmaline Ring Worth $125k 😱

 When Joe Murawski showed so much enthusiasm for this one single ring, I immediately knew it was going to be breath-taking.  Joe has seen thousands, if not millions, of pieces of jewelry in his lifetime.  He is the… Read More

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Gem Gossip 30 Day Challenge Featuring Rings & Their Stories

Back in 2017 I came up with a fun challenge to pose to my followers — it was called the #GG30DayChallenge. Aside from a few photos from the TV show Gossip Girl, the hashtag was ready for anyone who also wanted to play along. The premise of the hashtag was… Read More