Month: August 2007

Hot Pick of the Day: John Hardy Hot New Bracelets

I usually only do one item when it comes to our hot pick of the day, but I really like these new John Hardy bracelets. I couldn’t decide on just one! So I’ve chosen to showcase several of my favorite bracelets in addition to ones that are super popular with our clients as well. Kali Menari Bracelets ~ Loosely translated…

New Feature|Designer Jewelry Index

Where can I find the designer jewelry piece featured on your blog? We get asked this question quite frequently and it was time to do something about it. We’ve just created a new page titled Designer Jewelry Index with a huge listing of designers linking to the exact web pages where you can shop for them on JRDunn.com. We also…

Hot Pick of the Day: Roberto Coin Cento Heart Necklace

Check out the latest in Italian jewelry style from the Roberto Coin Cento Collection! This is such a wonderful diamond pendant for the woman who loves hearts. This dazzling heart shape pendant features a single Cento diamond in it’s cleft. The Cento diamond is a specially cut diamond from Roberto Coin that features 100 facets (hence the name Cento which…

Woman’s Jewelry Wardrobe: Top Ten Essential Items

 This months issue of InStyle Magazine  is showing off princess cut diamond stud earrings (similar pair pictured here) and it prompted a discussion here in the store about the basics for a woman’s jewelry wardrobe. We tell clients about the “basic jewelry wardrobe” all the time but I have never really seen it put in writing. So here is a our “essentials”…

Is the Largest Diamond Find a Huge Hoax?

Wow is this one getting fishy! – According to Reuters, one of the first method used to test if the mineral found was a diamond was a garage grinder! The property developer, Brett Jolly, who isn’t in the diamond business stated “We put it on a garage grinder and it didn’t scratch, so what can it be?” …..What? No gemological…

Hot Pick of the Day: Huge Diamond Ring featuring 18ct Emerald Cut Centerstone!

Big diamonds get our juices flowing – A lot of us here at J.R.Dunn Jewelers get kinda immune to the “big stuff” that goes through our inventory every day. But everyone here is going absolutely crazy over this three stone ring! This important diamond is over 18 carats and is cut beautifully. WOW! This is one of those diamond rings…

Worlds Largest Rough Diamond Found!

It took over one hundred years to finally trump the Cullinan, formally the worlds largest diamond, found near Pratoria in 1905. The new diamond discovery is rumored to weigh approximately twice the amount of the Cullinan (3106.75 ct) although exact weights were not released. Imagine a 6,200 carat plus diamond! Reports are the diamond is on it’s way to Johannesburg…

Russell Simmons and Jason Binn to Host “Hampton’s Go Green” Event to Benefit DEF

It looks like Russell Simmons is going to throw one heck of a party in the Hampton’s on September 1st to benefit the Diamond Empowerment Fund. He has already teamed up with other designers such Louis Vuitton, David Yurman, and Tiffany and Co. to create pieces with “Green” & “Back to School” themes for a silent auction to raise funds…