The Academy Awards 2015

by Quality Gem on February 27, 2015

Dramatic Jewels on the Red Carpet

The 87th Academy Awards dazzled us with diamonds and colored gemstones. The majority of celebrities wowed us with stunning chokers of all different shapes, sizes, and colors. There were a variety of styles, from modern to art deco, both over the top and simple. Here are some of the most talked about looks from the red carpet.

Margot Robbie in Van Cleef and Arpels

What a unique tassel inspired pendant Margot wore, estimated to be worth $1.5 million. The necklace features a fully functioning zipper and has 150 diamonds and 300 sapphires. The design was inspired by the Duchess of Windsor in the 1930s.

Margot Robbie

 Tassle Pendant

 

Continue reading “The Academy Awards 2015” »

Valentines’ Day

February 12, 2015

Valentine’s Day is Saturday! What better way to show your love than with a beautiful piece of jewelry. Whether it’s a small token of your love or something a little more extravagant.  Silver Our silver line of jewelry is a great gift option. It fits everyone’s budget and it’s great for wearing everyday…         […]

Read the full article →

Screen Actors Guild Awards 2015

January 30, 2015
Sarah Hyland at the SAG Awards

Screen Actors Guild Awards This year’s SAG Awards seemed to be all about simplicity, whether it was natural makeup, effortless looking hair, and little to no accessories. Unlike at the Golden Globes, we saw a lot of celebrities opting to skip dramatic necklaces and stick to earrings, bracelets, and statement rings. Colored stones seemed to be […]

Read the full article →

Golden Globes 2015

January 20, 2015
Kate Hudson at Golden Globes

Diamonds…Diamonds…Diamonds! The 72nd Golden Globe Awards were sparkling with beautiful jewels, as always. This year diamonds were the biggest trend! Here are some of our favorite looks of the night. Amy Poehler in Beladora and Irene Neuwirth Simple and classy on the red carpet in a Beladora diamond and pearl necklace, and later while hosting the night wearing a dramatic Irene Neuwirth labradorite statement necklace. […]

Read the full article →

Favorite Golden Globe’s Jewelry

January 8, 2015
Jessica Alba Golden Globes

The red carpet at the Golden Globes is known for elegance and style. Most importantly we get to see all the beautiful mouth watering jewels! With the award show just around the corner we decided to share some of our favorite looks.

Read the full article →

Diamonds Diamonds Diamonds

December 16, 2014
Thumbnail image for Diamonds Diamonds Diamonds

Diamonds dancing in our showroom! White, yellow, or rose gold… Trendy or classic… Sleek or elaborate… We have them all!  

Read the full article →

Colorful Gemstones

December 10, 2014
Thumbnail image for Colorful Gemstones

Huge Selection of Colored Gemstones! We have one of the most extensive and unique collections of colored gemstones in Connecticut!

Read the full article →

Christmas Tree Photo Contest

December 2, 2014
Thumbnail image for Christmas Tree Photo Contest

Post a photo of your Christmas Tree on our Facebook Page. Have your friends vote by liking it! Be sure to SHARE the post on your wall and tell your friends “Like my picture on Quality Gem’s Facebook page and help me win!” You can also tag family and friends in the photo to get […]

Read the full article →

Fancy Colored Diamonds

November 25, 2014
Hope Diamond

What is a Fancy Diamond? Fancy diamonds have impurities and structural defects which create a stunning variety of different colors. The more intense the color the more rare and valuable the diamond. Yellow, brown, and black are the most common colored diamonds, followed by pink and blue. Red, green, purple, and orange are more rare. The Hope diamond, known […]

Read the full article →

Sapphires

November 10, 2014
Star Sapphire

Color Everyone knows sapphires are blue. Did you know sapphires also come in a wide range of colors including pink, violet, yellow, orange, purple and green. They can even appear colorless or black.

Read the full article →