Posts in Jewelry


Celebrating Mikimoto's 125th Anniversary

Today, Mikimoto is the foremost producer of the finest quality cultured pearls and a world leader in the design of exceptional jewelry. The brand started by Mikimoto in 1893 has today grown into a global jewelry empire, and Kokichi’s dream of adorning the necks of women the world over is a reality. 

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East-to-West Engagement Rings

A slight turn can change everything.  A vintage style plays a tiny trick on your eyes and makes a huge, trendy impact.  It’s called an East-to-West Engagement Ring, and it positions the center stone horizontally instead of vertically.  This little change makes your fingers look longer and can actually make the stone look bigger.

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Behind the Myth: The Supernatural Side of Diamonds

They are the gem of poems, the subject of international capers, and the prized possession of royalty.  It’s hard to find a time when diamonds didn’t command our attention and imagination.  The most sought-after gem and symbol of eternal love also has fascinating stories of supernatural powers throughout history.

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What's On Trend? This Year It's Turquoise

Kings, shamans, and warriors alike have found turquoise to be both captivating and powerful. Turquoise is a gemstone that first appeared in 6000 BCE in amulets used to protect the likes of King Tut and Cleopatra.  8,000 years later, turquoise continues to be a sought stone for today’s fashions.

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