Thursday, 31 July 2008

Engagement party of Kill Bill Actress

Uma Thurman a famous Hollywood actress celebrated her engagement on Wednesday night 9th July.

The ‘Kill Bill’ actress – Hollywood star announced that she was set to marry her Swiss businessman beau, who she has been dating for a year. They threw two lavish parties to spot their engagement; the first was on the grounds of her beau’s home Kensington, London last month. Then she got a luxurious engagement ring, studded with eight-carat diamond surrounded by 20 smaller stones by her multi-millionaire beau. And the second engagement party was at her Manhattan apartment earlier this month. This party was suspected by media that it is a secret wedding party. And her representative also denied that she has secretly married.

They also recently joined friends in Saint-Tropez for a celebration. A source said: “She looks amazing and never seen her as thrilled. She is bordered by heaps of happy friends.” Source also said that Uma and Arpad are headed to Mediterranean island of Corsica where they will pamper in sunbathing and scuba diving. And she deserves to have a nice break and celebrate in style.

Tuesday, 10 June 2008

Diamond Handbag – the ultimate £1m accessory

An amazing diamond-encrusted platinum handbag, valued at £1m will be on display in London shops in the London Jewellery Week. It is created by Japanese designer Ginza Tanaka. The beautiful accessory is set with more than 2,000 diamonds.

Its diamond shoulder strap can be detached and worn as a necklace or a bracelet, while the 8-carat pear-shaped diamond centrepiece surrounded by a cluster of eighty-one smaller diamonds can be taken off and worn as a brooch.

Tuesday, 3 June 2008

Rihanna and Cris Brown bought diamond necklaces for each other

The famous R’n’B stars – Rihanna and Chris Brown – that are still denying their romance decided to give each other expensive diamond presents - necklaces worth around £100,000.

They bought the necklaces from jeweller Jason Arasheben’s Beverly store.

Arasheben says that Chris bought Rihanna a heart necklace, while she chose a diamond-encrusted cross for him.

Monday, 2 June 2008

"By her who is this month was born
No gem save Pearls shall be worn
They will ensure her constancy
True friendship and fidelity."

Wearing a piece of jewellery that contains birthstone, it brings you good luck and protection. The Pearl is traditional birthstone for the ones born in the month of June. The pearl is associated with loyalty, faithfulness and friendship, modesty, chastity and purity. The June birthstone is reputed to be healing health problems related to heart, stomach, etc. The Pearl is also used to enhance personal integrity.

The traditional color associated with the Pearl is the milky white color and was strongly favored as a popular gem in Victorian jewelry. Pearls come in a wide variety of colors ranging from white to black. The color of a pearl might be classed as white, silver, cream-colored, gold, green, blue or black.

Friday, 23 May 2008

Auction record broken for price per carat for any gemstone by a Blue diamond

A beautiful and very rare Fancy Vivid Blue diamond, set as a ring, has been sold by Sotheby’s auction house in Geneva for US$4,955,097, setting a new world record price per carat for any gemstone at US$1,328,444 per carat. In October 2007, Sotheby’s sold a 6.04 carat Fancy Vivid Blue diamond in Hong Kong for US$7.98 million, giving it a per-carat price of US$1,321,495.

“We’ve had great success with important stones, with period pieces, and particularly with jewels of noble provenance. In addition to achieving a new world record price per carat for any gemstone at auction for the Fancy Vivid Blue diamond, we also sold 66 percent of lots above their high estimate – an impressive figure,” David Bennett, Chairman of Europe and the Middle East, Sotheby’s International Jewellery department.

Tuesday, 13 May 2008

IGC Group Introduces Diamond Set Perfume Bottle

IGC Group is exploring new venues in luxury with a series of items set with its brilliant cut diamonds Exire called the Ultimate Small Brilliant. The first item in the series is a gold perfume bottle.

The Exire perfume bottle, which can contain up to 4 ml of perfume, is set with 201 brilliant Exire diamonds with a total weight of 3.67ct.

The bottle, which the company describes as a "perfect combination between an art jewel and a durable consumer good," was designed and crafted by Brilliant Services, a Belgian high end jewelry manufacturer that specializes in microscope diamond setting.

Thursday, 8 May 2008

Mariah Carey’s finger flashes with Nick Cannon’s engagement ring

Mariah Carey’s new boyfriend who is said to be her new husband gave her a fascinating engagement ring. A rep for the jeweler Jacob & Co. said that Cannon paid over $2.5 million for the 17-carat sparkler currently adorning Carey's paw.

“It has a square, emerald-cut fancy light-pink diamond as the center stone that is 10 carats,” the jewelrymaker says. "It is surrounded by 58 pink diamonds, with two half-moon diamonds on each side."

The ring was especially designed for Mariah by the jewellery company and is not the same ring that Cannon used when he proposed to Victoria's Secret model Selita Ebanks, as rumors used to have it.

The source says that Cannon "was in the boutique in the last couple of weeks" to retrieve the bauble.