Jewelry

Ciro’s Costume Jewelry Helps Women Keep Pace with Rapid Fashion Change and Stay On-Trend

Modern life’s rapid pace has brought about fast food, fast-track service, many other “fast” things, and fast fashion among them. Today, the so-called costume jewelry, a.k.a fashion jewelry, is an essential feature of a woman’s wardrobe and helps stay in step with the rapidly changing tastes and look one’s best. Among other things, it is part of the fast-fashion landscape, too.

The humans’ need for self-adornment has deep—pre-historic—roots going as far back as the Stone Edge. Those Flintstones were serious about jewelry, too: even Barney had to buy an engagement ring from Buddy-Buddy jewelers. He had no choice, though, since jewelers were few and far between in those ancient times. Nowadays, there is a myriad of suppliers offering a staggering variety of adornments in all price ranges. Fashion jewelry, however, is where the desire to look one’s best meets the affordable means to implement it.

Ciro Jewelry, founded in

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An Online Site Emphasizes the Jewelry

Last fall, Caroline Chalmer and Mie Ejdrup, both former jewelry retail analysts who met a dozen years ago as students at Copenhagen Business School, made a career move that they probably would have advised clients to avoid. In the midst of a pandemic, they began a jewelry business.

As Ms. Ejdrup put it, in a phone interview from her home in Copenhagen, the experience “has been both amazing and crazy.”

Yet Finematter, the website they introduced in November, seems to have had good timing: It offers a selection of fine and demi-fine jewelry from independently owned brands in Europe, Britain and the United States that would be difficult to find in one location, virtual or physical. Prices range from, for example, 100 euros for a sleek silver hoop earring by the Danish brand Kinraden to €16,000 for a white gold and diamond ring by Repossi, one of the best-known

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Thelma West Is On A Mission To Change The Jewelry World

Perhaps the ultimate Renaissance woman of the jewelry world, Thelma West is not just a jewelry designer who specializes in incredible gemstones, she’s also a certified gemologist, diamond dealer, and founder of a gemological laboratory. Where did she find the time? Her newest venture, Thelma West Diamonds, is the pinnacle of her career and combines her extensive knowledge of the jewelry industry and gemology with her unique design aesthetic influenced by her childhood in Nigeria and her exploration of European-style jewelry. 

In Nigeria, jewelry wasn’t solely reserved for special occasions. It was an integral part of their wardrobes and personal style, as well as a source of financial security. “Being Nigerian born, jewelry plays a big role in how we express ourselves, not just in terms of fashion. We also see it as a very meaningful store of value, knowing that if there

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How Love Created A Multimillion-Dollar Jewelry Business That Continues To Set Trends In 2021

It all started as a love match similar to Daphne and Simon of Bridgerton fame. Lana Bramlette, Founder of Lana Jewelry, took a chance when she agreed to meet her future husband on a blind date. The day, January 16, 2002, is now forever etched in her memory as sparks flew and just ten days later the pair were happily ever after living together. 

With their romance rapidly progressing, only one month from their initial meeting, Bramlette created a custom made 14kt gold nameplate “Rob” necklace, her live-in love’s name, as her first valentine’s gift. It was intended as a silent, but very loud

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