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Two antique Russian brooches.

These two antique Russian brooches are beautiful in a quiet refined way – they don’t scream for your attention, but it’s hard to ignore their flickering presence all the same.

Brooch #1 is bold and beautiful, with a strong silver/blue color contrast. That central oval sapphire is about 11.25 carats, so it really makes a grand statement. The openwork, foliate inner embellishments and the outer arcs of the brooch are both set with old-mine & rose-cut diamonds. The brooch is made in silver and gold; with a lovely contrasting border of gold right around the sapphire to warm up the central element and help its color pop.

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I’d love to see this pinned on colorful fabric like a rich emerald velvet or a lighter pink, wouldn’t you? I think it would be wonderful on a sash or belt.

Brooch #2 is equally lovely in a more delicate, understated way.  This brooch is designed as a plant with tourmaline buds or leaves. The branch or stem of the plant is set with old-mine & rose-cut diamonds. This brooch is also set in silver and gold.

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The effect is quietly elegant and very appealing. I think it would have a marvelous forest-in-winter look on the lapel of a snowy white coat. Actually, I  think this piece could be adapated beautifully as hair bling. I can imagine it winking next to an elegant updo or pinned into the side of mass of curls.

Do you wear brooches? If so – what do you do with them? I’m afraid that I neglect this category of jewelry terribly.

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How to wear a brooch: 13 styles you’ll want to try.

What’s a cooler piece of jewelry than a brooch? They can be shaped like anything and to wear one, you just stick it to yourself in any way you want. I’m all about them…in theory.

In reality: I’m terrible at brooches. They make me nervous. I can put them anywhere I want? What if I choose a stupid place? What if the brooch isn’t at the right angle? Is it hanging correctly? I’d better try this another day.

I’m determined to overcome my brooch fears and I’d like to invite you to join me! The weather is getting colder, and autumn and winter are the perfect seasons to wear a brooch. So many layers and accessories just ripe for adornment.

To aid me on my quest to wear a brooch like a boss, I’ve rounded up some brooch-spiration to encourage me to try new things. Without further ado, I present 13 ways to wear a brooch.

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The combination of textures and colors is what really kills me about this photo from Lang Antiques. I love the chunky knit of the sweater with the nubby old cut stones of the diamond and demantoid garnet brooch.

That, and how the lizard is positioned so that it looks like it’s gazing curiously out at the world. I want a shoulder friend as cool as this one.

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This is not brooches. This is rhinestone detailing on a Vionnet gown from 1938. Why is it in my article on how to wear a brooch? Because it makes me want to cover the straps of a cocktail dress with brooches.

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This image comes to us from my lovely friend Anya, who is kind of a wizard with brooches (teach me your ways, Anya!).

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Here’s another wining brooch look from Anya, who says this one was accidental: she’d been wearing the brooch on her top, but her adorable baby daughter was far too interested in it. She moved the brooch to her jeans to protect both jewel and baby, and a fabulous style was born.

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Look at this A+ dress clip styling from Hancocks. I think the temptation with dress clips is to do something easy and symmetrical with them – and that can looks awesome, but I love the way the placement of the brooches here plays with the lines on just one side of the jacket.

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Jennifer Tilly, noted celebrity jewelry lover, has an advantage here: these brooches are all by JAR. It’s hard not to feel awesome when you’re covering yourself in the work of a contemporary jewelry genius.

That said, I still think this is a fantastic example of the scattered similar brooches approach. The way that they’re placed really plays with the space between them.

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This gorgeous shot from Frank Everett’s Instagram account proves that going big on a brooch doesn’t mean you have to make all of your other accessories subtle: you just have to make sure they play well together.

In this case, I think the coordinated graphic effect of the similar but not identical Tony Duquette brooch and earring close together is just fantastic.

This one right here is a lot of look – the model in this photo basically has brooch epaulets on her shoulders – but I think it’s awesome. I also think it would be easy to scale down to something less dramatic.

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Here’s the lovely Elisha of ArtArdorned reminding us that it pays to think big: this brooch’s large scale might make it intimidating, but it looks so cool on Elisha’s sweater in this shot that I want to run out and find one exactly like it.

My friend Charlotte is a serious Jedi master of wearing brooches in real life. What I love about her look here is that instead of doing the easy thing – wearing one floral brooch on her shoulder – she’s wearing two, and then an itty bitty one in her decolletage to continue the motif and make the whole look more visually interesting.

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This remains one of my favorite red carpet brooch moments of all time. Ana Faris in that yellow gown, with the vivid green demantoid garnet lizard nestled perfectly in the small of her back. It’s an antique piece from Fred Leighton, and I’m obsessed with the styling.

You may not have a yellow gown to wear to a red carpet event, but I bet there are some great everyday moments in which a clever jewelry lover could find the right time to wear a brooch on the back of a dress.

I actually saw the fabulous Yvonne wearing this cut steel brooch on her chic little black dress in real life, and it looked just as amazing out and about as it did here. The placement is genius: it would never have occurred to me to dress up this neckline with anything, but the cut steel butterfly’s simple outline and rich texture are the perfect foil.

This is how I want to wear a brooch: deftly making a statement putting the perfect piece in the perfect place.

This image comes to us from fabulous Instagram jewelry lover, Jasmyntea. I’m always in awe of her styling, and this deployment of a Victorian turquoise and diamond crescent brooch on a jean jacket is no exception.

I love the color of the turquoise and the bright smattering of diamonds against the denim. I also love the juxtaposition of fine jewelry on typically casual materials, and the fact that she’s still wearing necklaces in addition to the brooch.

That’s all I’ve got for you today, my dears! Now go forth and brooch.

For more brooch-spiration, definitely check out this great article from my dear friend and a seriously top-level brooch style master, Beth Bernstein. She’s one of the reasons I’m feeling inspired to improve my own brooch panache.

And if you’re worried about pins pulling on your clothes: check out this post from the Glamourai about how to use makeup sponges to stabilize large brooches.

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What You Need To Know To Be An Antique Jewelry Dealer

Many careers happen as a result of a mixture of hard work and luck, and dealing in antique jewelry needs more than its share of both. But you can’t major in antique jewelry at college, and there’s not much in the way of internships or graduate open days, so how do you even get started in the business?

Have The Passion

Dealing in antique jewelry isn’t just a job. It goes way beyond that, and needs to, if you’re going to be successful at it. You need a real love of what you’re doing, to the point where the items you buy and sell are more than just commodities. There are many jobs you can make a lifelong career of, even if you hate it, but dealing in antique jewelry isn’t one of them.

It’s very difficult to fake enthusiasm convincingly enough to show someone that you love what you do. Passion for any subject brings forth a natural flair about it that people will notice and allow them to connect with you beyond a simple financial transaction.

Ask yourself if you’d be happy to buy the piece yourself and, if not, it might be better left alone.

Know Your Subject

It’s all about knowing the basics.

If you try to make a living from antique jewelry but can’t tell a 2 carat art deco engagement ring from a similar looking paste equivalent being sold on Instagram, then you’ll be out of the business almost before you get started. Trust us when we say you can never do too much research or have too much knowledge about the items you want to buy and sell.

That doesn’t mean you need to know absolutely everything about every aspect of antique jewelry before you get started. You can enter the trade with a limited scope to your overall knowledge, as long as what you do know, you know very well. If you’ve researched a particular style period or limited your learning just to rings or other items, then just stick to dealing in those while you expand your knowledge.

Learn how to value what you see, learn when someone is telling you something that might not be true, and learn to walk away from a deal that isn’t right.

Know Your Market

One of the most difficult things about buying and selling anything these days, is that many people have a broad idea of an item’s value before they walk through the door. As long as they know what grade of diamonds and other stones are present, then the internet will tell them a lot about its potential value. But crucial things they won’t know are current pricing trends, the market availability of similar items, or even the fact that provenance and grading certificates can affect the value up or down.

As long as you know how to use the knowledge you have about the current market, then you the risks of you being caught out with depreciating prices on pieces you buy will be reduced. There’s no guarantee of anything in antique jewelry values, but the more experience you can acquire, the better your chances of making a living.

Hold Your Nerve

A small profit is better than no profit, so don’t overpay for any item just because you like either it or the person selling it.

When starting out, it’s likely that you’ll be bringing some stock in from other dealers. This is where a good eye, knowing your subject and being willing to negotiate will be crucial. Most dealers will realize that selling to another dealer isn’t like selling to the public, and will be willing to discount the price if necessary, especially if it’s on a piece that they’ve had in their catalog for a while.

Unsold pieces are, by definition, loss-makers, so stay focused, stay strong and don’t be fooled into thinking someone is doing you a favor. The only favor being done is by you when buying their stock, and it’s better they know that you know that.

Build Stock First

If you have a potential buyer walking past your store, or browsing your website, and you have only a handful of things for sale, there’s a good chance they’ll pass right on by. Human nature means we’re drawn to things we deem to be popular, so we like to see well stocked stores as it means there’s something to be impressed by.

The biggest part of setting up an any retail business dealing in tangible goods, not just antique jewelry, is having the working capital to get started. Don’t underestimate how much money that can involve in an industry like ours. If necessary, take time to collect a good level, of stock even if it means only buying quality pieces at the cheaper end of the scale. Estate sales, bankruptcy sales, and even house clearances can all turn up unexpected surprises, so be prepared to do some legwork.

Diamonds are expensive, so look for alternatives to get you going. Over time, you will make enough profit to start buying bigger and better jewelry.

Keep Stock Moving

As we’ve said, unsold stock isn’t making you a penny, so don’t be afraid to take what might initially look to be too small a profit on pieces you’ve had for a while. Also, by “moving”, it doesn’t necessarily mean in and out of the store. Just rotating displays, especially in storefront windows, can freshen everything up very easily, and can help to show that you have a good selection on offer.

Networking with other dealers is a good way to know if someone is looking for a particular ring, for example, so if you have one in your catalog a quick phone call can be very beneficial. Most dealers get along with each other quite happily, despite the competition element, and accept that inter-trading is inevitable.

Have Good People Around You

Most business owners survive not just because they’re good at business, but by knowing who they need to support them. If you’re not a natural marketer, for example, consider employing the services of someone who knows how to promote your business in the best way. Also consider using an accountant, as a good one can save you a lot of money even in the short term. If you try and do your own taxes, chances are you’ll end up out of pocket. An accountant will know how to offset any losses you may experience, and at least keep you going until you have a solid base.

Running a business is a difficult thing to do well, and it takes a lot of investment both financially and in terms of the time needed just to do seemingly routine things. But don’t be downhearted. Many successful companies started with one or two employees and now have multi-million dollar turnovers. From small acorns, mighty oaks truly do grow.

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Tips For Investing In Diamonds

Depending on what you read, diamonds are either a fantastic or a terrible investment prospect. The fact is that it is both, even at the same time.

Here are our tips for those thinking about diamonds as an investment opportunity.

1. Get to Grips with the Basics about Diamonds

Learn the 4Cs and what they mean to the valuation of any diamond. It isn’t enough just to know what each C stands for, you need to know how they work in tandem.

2. Play the Long Game

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Although traded as a commodity, buying a diamond one day and selling it for a profit the next just doesn’t happen. The second you pay for a diamond, it loses about 40% of its value at least. Getting to the stage where you can turn a profit can take years. This makes diamond investments a little bit of a “buy and forget” exercise, at least temporarily. As a rule, think about spending around $5,000 on a “right diamond” and keep it for at least 5 years to have a chance of making a profit. See below for more of an explanation on which diamonds will appreciate.

3. Have a budget and stick to it

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Whether you buy several smaller – by smaller we mean 2ct – diamonds or a couple of larger ones, make sure that you only spend what you can afford to lose. Although not gambling in the traditional sense, there is always an element of that. And the fact that you won’t get your money back any time soon (see above) means you need to only spend money you have.

4. Think about Diversifying

Starting out, focusing on white diamonds is a very sensible thing. After a while, start to look at colored diamonds. The rarer colors can actually appreciate quite quickly in comparison to white diamonds. The other side of it is that they are usually more expensive to begin with.

5. Always buy certified

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You need to do this for several reasons. Although the purchase price will be higher, so will your selling price. Without a certificate, you may not even find a buyer at all. A certificate will also be necessary in order to purchase insurance for your diamonds.

6. Think about buying jewelry

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Loose diamonds are what we usually think about when we talk about a diamond investment. However, buying complete pieces can pay off too. You will usually pay more for a finished piece, but it usually has a higher immediate sale value. It may also be that the diamond is excellent in a poor piece of jewelry. This may make the purchase price lower than if you were buying the diamond while loose.

7. Stay with the classic cuts

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Don’t be tempted to buy marquise, pear, heart or any other fancy cuts. Stick with round brilliant or cushion cuts instead. Fancy cuts are, buy their nature, very much subject to trends and fashions. It’s not impossible that they will fall in price instead of rising. Classic cuts will always be in demand, and so you maximize your chance of a future return.

8. Buy online

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Although it goes against the usual practice of seeing what you’re buying, most online dealers will usually have much better prices on their stock. Reputable online stores will usually provide certificates, and you will have all the details of the diamond in front of you before you pay a penny.

9. Or find a wholesale dealer

Buying from a jeweler will probably cost about twice as much as buying from a dealer. Jewelers need to add their own markup on any item, and diamonds are no different. Be warned, though, until you build a relationship with your chosen dealer, he won’t be interested in selling you a single half carat diamond. You will need to put serious money into it initially. The upside is that you will get a lot more for that money. This is changing, though, with some dealers and even manufacturers now selling directly via online stores.

10. Go To The Source

If you think laying out $20-30,000 is just too much, think about buying shares in a diamond company. That way, you can buy and sell more regularly. Of course, as we’ve seen all too regularly, shares can crash quickly and violently. It’s not an option we’d recommend, but it is an option. If you choose to do this, then look for companies which have more than one mine, or who have other interests. This will help to mitigate some market fluctuations.

11. Buy Antique

If we’re honest, all modern diamonds look the same. This is mainly because they are. Modern production techniques mean that differences in weight, color etc. aside, all are very high-quality cut diamonds. Antique diamonds are usually absolutely unique. Cutting methods of the time mean no two are the same, and all were reliant on the skill of the cutter and polisher. The rarity levels of antique diamonds are also much higher than modern stones.

Today, there is an emphasis on getting diamonds to market as quickly as possible. This produces very few truly collectible diamonds. Antique diamonds, though, are hugely popular amongst serious diamond collectors. Buy the right diamond, and you have a chance of making a very nice profit.

Some Closing Notes

Diamond prices are not the transparent entity you may expect. This isn’t oil or corn we’re buying here, where the markets determine the price openly. Shop around and compare prices for identical diamonds.

If you think buying diamonds is difficult, wait until you try selling them. Unless you have a very rare or unusual diamond, your selling price will need to beat those of other dealers. For that’s what you technically will be, a diamond dealer. That’s why it isn’t a game for a day or two, but for many years.

We can’t stress enough that patience is a virtue. If you’re looking for a get rich quick scheme, diamonds isn’t it. The price of diamonds will not spike by 20% this year, next year or the year after. Above-inflation growth isn’t unreasonable to expect, but don’t buy that yacht just yet.

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What to do when a ring is stuck on your finger.

Ideally, we’d all be perfect, sweat-free unicorn humans who never get overheated or swollen anywhere, but that’s just not real life.

The next time you get that sinking feeling that your finger bling just isn’t going to come off, don’t worry. Here are some tips and tricks you can try at home, and what to expect if you do end up needing to have the ring cut off of you.

What to do when a ring is stuck on your finger.

First things first: don’t panic.

If a ring is stuck on your finger and you start yanking on it, all you’re going to do is irritate your finger and make things worse. Try wiggling and twisting the ring instead. Pull firmly, but don’t force it. Relax your hand, rather than holding it rigid.

If none of that helps, then stop. You need to try to reduce the swelling of your finger before you try again. When a ring is stuck on my finger, the first thing I do is run cold water over my hand for 10-30 seconds. After that, I’m usually able to wiggle the ring off without much trouble.

If the ring is still stuck on your finger, you can try some other things to reduce swelling: like holding your hand up above your heart, to encourage excess blood/fluid to drain, or putting ice on your finger for 5-10 minutes at a time.

There are also various slippery substances you can try when a ring is stuck on your finger. Soap can make the skin of your finger slippery, as can lotion or petroleum jelly. You can also try Windex; Windex isn’t just slippery, it also apparently contains some properties that will help shrink your finger slightly. (Although Windex isn’t great for delicate pieces of jewelry).

Another option: waiting. Let some time pass and see if whatever your body is doing to keep your ring stuck on your finger will resolve itself – especially if has an immediate environmental cause, like humidity or exertion.

Disclaimer: Please note that all of this advice is for non-urgent situations. If your ring is stuck because your finger or hand is injured, or if your finger/hand starts to do anything worrisome, like tingle or turn odd colors, stop reading this and go to a doctor.

If the ring is still stuck on your finger.

If the basic swelling-reduction methods have failed, there are a few more home remedies you can try.

The dental floss/string method:

The internet’s favorite suggestion for removing a ring that’s stuck on your finger involves dental floss or string. Even Harvard recommends it. I haven’t tried this, but I can how it could work if done correctly.

The sports tape/duct tape trick:

This method basically involves wrapping the upper part of your finger – the part that the ring needs to slide over – in tape in order to encourage the swelling to reduce/relocate for long enough to fit the ring over it. Here are two articles that describe how to do it.

The plastic wrap method:

Here’s one YouTuber who successfully removed a ring from her swollen finger by using plastic wrap and butter. I like this method, since it seems to have less risk of further cutting off blood flow.

Please note: I strongly recommend against trying any of these home remedies on a finger that’s actually injured, since it sounds like they’ll cause additional stress to the skin and digit.

If the ring is STILL stuck on your finger.

It’s time for drastic methods.

When I was 12 or so, I slammed my hand in a locker door. Being the quiet, awkward child that I was, I didn’t tell anyone at school – just waited until I got home and showed my mom how my finger was turning white as it swelled around the cheap ring I was wearing.

My mom dragged me to the closest mall jewelry store, a Kay Jewelers or equivalent, and demanded that they cut the ring off of me.

The jeweler used wire cutters. He turned them sideways and worked one of the blades between my ring and swollen finger, sliding it in sideways and moving slowly and carefully. This was uncomfortable, but bearable.

Once the wire cutter’s blade was in place, the jeweler very abruptly rotated the tool so that the ring’s shank was between the sharp edges of the blades (this part hurt – twisting the wire cutters took up much more of the rapidly vanishing space between my ring and finger). He quickly clipped the ring with the wire cutters, and the band of the ring popped open, immediately relieving the pressure on my finger. He then widened the opening in the back of the ring and was able to slide it off my finger.

Pro tip: if you ever injure your hand, take off your rings immediately. If I had removed my ring right after slamming my hand in the locker, before my fingers had a chance to swell, I would have had a much easier day.

What to know if you need to have a ring cut off your finger.

So, you have to get your ring cut off your finger. That sucks. But don’t give up on the ring yet! It’s likely it’ll be able to so be completely restored that you’ll never be able to tell it was sliced – especially if the ring’s band is plain, free of stones or engraving.

This is why you want to go to a skilled jeweler to have a ring cut off your finger, if possible: they’ll be able to do the cutting in a way that makes the ring easier to repair.

It’s important to mention that cutting a ring off of somebody’s finger isn’t something that every jeweler is willing to do. Some jewelers feel that the process is too much of a liability, especially in tricky cases. If you’re going to a jeweler to have your ring cut off, definitely call first to make sure they’re going to be able to help you.

Which brings me to my final piece of advice:

Don’t be dumb.

Rings are great, but they can be replaced. Fingers can’t.

If your finger starts turning weird colors or losing feeling or anything else similarly alarming, drop everything and get yourself to a doctor. You can buy a new ring later to celebrate being smart enough to take good care of yourself.

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Jennifer’s Jewelry Lust List

Every May/June, when I attend the Couture show with Amy, after drooling over all of the jewels, I come up with my lust list, which is the list of pieces that would actually fit into my lifestyle and wardrobe. I have determined there are five main reasons to buy me jewelry throughout the year. First comes my birthday in February. (This year I’ll be turning fifty which means I think I deserve a pretty exceptional piece!) This is quickly followed by Valentine’s Day, then Mother’s Day, our anniversary is in August, and finally Christmas. Here’s what I can’t stop dreaming about from this past show.

These earrings from Dana Bromfman were one of the first things we stumbled upon this year. Made of 18k gold, rutilated quartz and diamonds, these earrings can easily be worn with jeans and a t-shirt or a ball gown!

I am totally obsessed with these earrings from TAP by Todd Pownell. I think they are such cool and fresh take on the standard diamond hoop. These stunners consist of over 11 carats of marquis cut diamonds set on 14k white gold and sheet backed with 18k yellow gold. They sparkle like crazy!

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The next piece, the Devi Ring from ARK Fine Jewelry, is so special. Made of 18k yellow gold, white mother of pearl, moonstone and diamonds, the ring is inspired by ancient Tantric Goddess temples. Each piece in this line, with the initials of designer Ann Korman and a reference to protection, safety and constant forward movement, has thoughtful meaning. The moonstones in the Devi Ring run north and south and symbolize intelligence, energy and inertia; the mother of pearl helps the wearer feel centered. If you are not familiar with this line, I highly recommend taking a trip over to her website where you will not only be tempted by the beauty of the pieces, but you will be inspired by the beautiful meaning and energy infused within.

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I went crazy for this pearl necklace from Lene Vibe! The South Sea pearls, combined with the 18k gold and the intricate details make for a spectacular piece! I would also dress this necklace up or down.

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The last piece is a small obsession of mine. Full disclosure, I encouraged my husband to purchase this for me for our recent anniversary! It’s a gorgeous Grandfather Compass from Retrouvai made of rose gold, pink opal, pink lotus garnet and diamond. In a note from designer Kirsty Stone she wrote, “Wear this pendant as a reminder to let your intuition guide you as your inner compass.” I absolutely adore this necklace and wear it all the time.

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One of my favorite things about attending the show is meeting the amazingly talented designers and hearing their stories — how their life and experience influences their designs makes each piece so unique, and I feel a real connection to them when I eventually do make a purchase!

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Guide to stacking diamond jewellery

A beautiful piece of diamond jewellery can be a celebration of many wonderful things. Life’s significant milestones, those cherished special moments, or a reminder to ourselves of just how special we are!

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The new Forevermark Tribute™ Collection is an ideal excuse to celebrate unique and brilliant women. From your independence, courage, spirit and determination to your playful heart, guiding hand, and the way you love, the Forevermark Tribute™ Collection has a diamond for every wonderful quality.

For all your qualities that make you the extraordinary woman you are, what better way to encapsulate your unique personality than with a selection of pieces that can be combined together to create a look featuring multiple diamonds, each telling its own story.

Stacking jewellery in this way is a versatile approach that allows much-loved pieces to be worn in multiple ways, according to mood, occasion and personal style. By following a few simple rules, layering personal pieces can be achieved with ease and confidence. And don’t forget to post your stacked look on Instagram or Twitter with the hashtags #ForAllThatYouAre and tag us @ForevermarkIndia, for a chance to be featured on our website.

Multiple rings worn together have become a key way to style jewellery, allowing women to update their look according to style, occasion and mood.

An engagement ring, for example, can be worn as a stand alone piece on one hand, with the wedding band on the official ring finger. Alternatively, both pieces can be layered together, and paired with a third contrasting ring, for a powerful look.

Do remember, of course, to consider the shape of your hands, the length of your fingers and whether you like to wear your nails long, short, painted or natural. These will all have a bearing on the perfect diamond ring stack. Have a look at our Finger Shape Guide for more details.

5 top tips on how to stack rings

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The secret to creating a striking overall look is to consider where your diamond bands will sit on the finger. Rings don’t always have to sit at the base of the finger. Midi rings are a great way to add interest so consider purchasing smaller rings that will sit comfortably higher up your finger. Alternatively, consider a pinky ring option or a diamond band for the thumb.

Achieve a sense of symmetry by choosing longer rings for the middle and ring fingers, and shorter rings for your pinky finger and thumb. Alternatively, place two similar styles next to one another on two fingers to create the illusion of a double-finger ring.

Less is sometimes more, so with this in mind, you could frame a bare middle finger with striking stacks on the index finger and ring finger either side.

Last, but certainly not least, nested rings, in which the wedding band and engagement ring sit together, add a whole new dimension to the concept of stacking.

Stacking earrings, necklaces & bracelets

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Other items of jewellery can be stacked too, of course, and many of the rules above apply. There are some other points you may wish to consider.

As the stacking earring trend continues to grow, creating a first-rate earring edit has become something of an art form where balance and a sense of symmetry are paramount. As well as the earring selection, you will need to consider ear (and lobe) shape, and hairstyle preference including cut and colour.

The Forevermark Tribute™ Emerald Single Drop and Forevermark Tribute™ Round and Pear Drop earrings are a wonderful place to start. Use these as your starting point then build a collection around them that includes a classic hoop, a statement stud and even a sweeping cuff.

Don’t forget that you don’t have to create a stack all in one go. Purchase pieces suited to your budget at the time, and you can add to the collection when the time is right, or over the years to mark milestones.

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