February 16, 2021

Jewelry

The 10 Essential Pieces of Jewelry That Are Worth the Investment

The idea of a capsule wardrobe is nothing new—the best jeans, sweater, T-shirt, jacket, etc. Narrow enough to keep dressing streamlined and easy, while always keeping you looking top notch. The same goes for jewelry. There are certain classic and timeless jewelry essentials that every jewelry box should have, but still leave room for those special purchases that give your look personality (similar to a fashion “statement piece”).

The perfect diamond studs and chain necklace are just as big of a fashion crutch as blue jeans and a white T-shirt. In fact, they’re far more versatile and can be worn

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Surrealist Jewelry That Mimics the Human Form

“I’ve often thought there should be beauty contests for the insides of bodies,” one of a pair of twin gynecologists (both played by Jeremy Irons) archly tells a female patient in the Canadian surrealist David Cronenberg’s film “Dead Ringers” (1988). “You know — best spleen, most perfectly developed kidneys.”

While today’s jewelry designers may not be reaching inside our bodies for inspiration, a few are at play in the corporeal realm, casting body parts in precious and semiprecious metals to make necklaces, rings and even masks that have us seeing double. For her first foray into fine jewelry,

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Brilliant Jewelry Cleaner Works Wonders and Saves You So Much Money

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Even the most expensive pieces of jewelry eventually show signs of wear — especially if they’re among your everyday essentials. It’s just reality: Certain metals get tarnished and end up looking pretty unsavory. Instead of buying brand new replacement pieces or shelling out big bucks for cosmetic care, you can actually restore your jewelry with the help of this top-rated jewelry cleaner!

While there are endless options on the market, this specific pick from Brilliant is a go-to for Amazon shoppers! It

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Fashion designer launches jewelry collection for hearing aids and cochlear implants after losing her own hearing

Deafmetal has launched a jewelry collection designed to be worn by people who use hearing aids or cochlear implants. (Photo: Deafmetal/Jolene Broad Photography)

Deafmetal has launched a jewelry collection designed to be worn by people who use hearing aids or cochlear implants. (Photo: Deafmetal/Jolene Broad Photography)

An audiologist and a fashion designer with hearing loss have teamed up to create a jewelry line specifically for people who want to add a little sparkle to their hearing aids and cochlear implants.

Deafmetal, which launched in the U.S. earlier in the week, began with an innovation by Finnish fashion designer Jenni Ahtiainen. After losing her hearing in 2018, Ahtiainen was challenged with finding a way to make the hearing aids she now requires more

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Exclusive: Baby Phat Is Bringing Back Its Costume Jewelry

Baby Phat is dropping a jewelry capsule collection including statement pieces that harken back to the brand’s classic early 2000s designs.  

Kimora Lee Simmons, with the help of her daughters Ming Lee Simmons and Aoki Lee Simmons, announced the collection on Monday.

“Jewelry was always iconic for Baby Phat, and our fans have been begging for us to bring back the jewelry since we re-launched 2 years ago,” Simmons said in a press release for the drop. The former supermodel and business mogul relaunched her iconic brand back in 2019. 

The nostalgic jewelry collection features 18K yellow gold vermeil, high-shine

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Meet the Jewelers Behind Lil Uzi Vert’s Viral Forehead Diamond

Last week, Lil Uzi Vert went viral after he took to Instagram to reveal a years-long project of his: a $24 million pink diamond that he had implanted onto his forehead. According to the rapper, he’s spent the past several years paying off the expensive diamond in order to complete the feat of body modification. While outlandish jewelry is endemic to rap culture — who can forget Gucci Mane’s iconic iced-out Bart Simpson? — Uzi appears to have taken things to a new level. He even tweeted as much. “If it’s accepted from the jump it’s not ICONIC,” he said

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Jewelry store robbery was violent, brazen, gut-wrenching

HONOLULU (KHON2) — A business owner describes Wednesday’s robbery of his jewelry store in Restaurant Row as violent, brazen and gut-wrenching. He says the thieves took several thousand dollars in goods and even more damage was done to the store.

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The thieves were in and out of the store in less than two minutes and the owner says he was shocked by the amount of damage done in that short of a time. The theft happened around 1:40 a.m. at the Opal Fields jewelry store. Surveillance video shows

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Queen Elizabeth’s Jewelry Has Been Made into Shoppable, Affordable Replicas

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The House of Windsor has no shortage of jewelry. At state dinners, royal weddings, and other formal affairs, the royals are known for trotting out some of the most stunning necklaces, earrings, and—of course—tiaras. And over the years, some of their best-loved pieces—like Queen Elizabeth’s Burmese Ruby Tiara, or the Duchess of Cambridge’s diamond stud earrings—have developed cult followings of their own.

The royals, mindful of this, have generously created a range of affordable jewelry inspired by their own priceless sparklers. At the Royal Collection Shop, fans will find the opportunity to purchase a replica of

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Police need help to ID motorcyclists who robbed Kakaako jewelry store

  • COURTESY HPD
                                Suspect in jewelry store robbery is unknown male with dark helmet and dark clothing.

    COURTESY HPD

    Suspect in jewelry store robbery is unknown male with dark helmet and dark clothing.

  • COURTESY HPD
                                Suspect in jewelry store robbery is unknown male with dark helmet and dark clothing.

    COURTESY HPD

    Suspect in jewelry store robbery is unknown male with dark helmet and dark clothing.

Honolulu police are asking for help in identifying two male motorcyclists who robbed a jewelry store at Waterfront Plaza in Kakaako Wednesday.

The two motorcyclists arrived on motorcycles at about 1:39 a.m. on their motorcycles at Opal Fields jewelry store in the plaza, also known as Restaurant Row.

One suspect, armed with a handgun, ordered a security guard onto the ground and took his work radio and cellphone.

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