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My Charmed Life by Beth Bernstein

I love jewelry books--always get excited when one debuts–this one especially.  A book dedicated to how jewelry has influenced one person’s life, in this case author Beth Bernstein, and its called My Charmed Life: Rocky Romances, Precious Family Connections and Searching for a Band of Gold.  Taken from… Read More


‘Jewels, Gems & Treasures’ Exhibit at MFA

The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston currently has an awesome exhibit featuring some gorgeous historical jewels. The heart of the exhibit focuses on the materials in which jewelry of the past, present and future are made of–whether gems, feathers, claws or other things you wouldn’t believe!… Read More


Antique Jewelry: Edwardian Era

  If you love learning about antique jewelry like I do, finding excellent resources is just as fun as actually reading them. When I was at GIA in Carlsbad, California I made sure to take full advantage of their extensive library. One of my favorite newly discovered… Read More

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More Must-Have Jewelry Books

I am updating a new list of must-have jewelry books, since my last list was created over a year ago and I have purchased all but one!  To check out my first list I created click here.  My new list includes some great reads, including one that I… Read More


Must-Have Jewelry Books

Most book shelves are filled with boring books, with dull subjects and are visually unappealing. If your book collection makes you dread reading and instantly fall asleep, then these will surely entice you! Filled with interesting information about all things sparkly, with vibrant pictures, leaving you wanting to read on. Any jewelry lover would enjoy each and every one of these books. Jewels in the Lourve by: Adrien Goetz, Claudette Joannis Price: $14.96 Rings: Jewelry of Power, Love, and Loyalty by: Diana Scarisbrick Price: $31.50 Jewels of the Tsars: The Romanovs and Imperial Russia by: Prince Michael of Greece Price: $34.65 Jewels: A Secret History by: Victoria Finlay Price: $10.88 Bejeweled: Great Designers, Celebrity Style by: Penny Proddow, Marion Fasel Price: $40 Cartier by: Hans Nadelhoffer Price: $47.25 Read More