Judith Ripka Jewelry: Be Wrapped In Luxury!

If you wear her jewelry, Judith Ripka wants you to feel wrapped in superb luxury. Ripka credits unfettered childhood access to her mother’s jewelry box as the inspiration for a lifelong desire to create wearable pieces of art that are gorgeous and luxurious. Indulging her fascination with shiny objects, the artisan’s mother clearly did not […]

7 of the Largest Gems Ever Found

They may not be suitable for wear around your neck, but the next seven gems wow us nevertheless because of their sheer sizes. The Hand of Faith   We credit Kevin Hillier with finding this nugget of gold in Victoria, Australia. Going out in September 1980 with a metal detector, he found a gold nugget […]

Learn More About David Wysor Jewelry

The hallmark of David Wysor jewelry is the choice of focus. Some pieces delight because of the texture they offer. Others stand out to the buyer because of their patterns or symmetry. Since it is rare that a jewelry designer will focus so extensively on these aspects of his creations, it stands to reason that […]

The History of the Choker Necklace

If you ever saw the movie Anne of the Thousand Days (1969) starring Genevieve Bujold and Richard Burton or The Other Boleyn Girl(2008) starring Natalie Portman and Scarlett Johansson you probably gazed fondly upon the choker necklace worn by Anne Boleyn’s character in both movies. The choker necklace in question boasted a prominent “B” for […]