Turkish Delight Zultanite
Gemstones

Turkish Delight Zultanite

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Turkish Delight: ZultaniteÒ   ZultaniteÒ (AlO(OH)) is a single-source, color-change variety of the mineral species diaspore. The name, diaspore, comes from the Greek word meaning, “scatter,” in allusion to its susceptibility to decrepitate (crackle and shatter) in an open flame (not a candle flame…an oxyhydrogen blowpipe1 flame with max temperatures right around 5000oF).   Since […]

Designer Spotlight: Vanna K for Bella Luce
Jewelry Box

Designer Spotlight: Vanna K for Bella Luce

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I love getting the opportunity to meet one of our designers. It’s always a pleasure to learn more about them and their stories. Getting to interview Vanna K was no exception! You already know she’s an amazing Bella Luce jewelry designer, but now you have the chance to get to know her on a new […]

Pop Culture Pearls
Fashion & Trends

Pop Culture Pearls

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Spring has Sprung- at least according to the calendar! If you’re feeling like you’re still stuck in winter, I have something to brighten your outlook! One of the most common colors to welcome spring is white, signifying the re-birth of all the beautiful flowers and trees. With that in mind, I have some beautiful white […]

The Sisterhood of Making Jewelry
Jewelry Making

The Sisterhood of Making Jewelry

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Today is Thursday!  It’s always a great day because my metal working class is on Thursday. It suddenly dawned on me that I was just as excited about seeing my friends in class, as I was about making my jewelry pieces.  What an interesting discovery to make!  My classmates have become my “jewels.” I truly […]

Diamonds Reign the Month of April
Travel

Diamonds Reign the Month of April

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It’s almost that time of year again! Spring? Yes – but more importantly Diamond month! In April diamonds reign supreme, and at JTV we have more styles, more colors, and more sparkle now than ever! I caught up with one of our buyers, Jessica, to find out how her most recent buying trip to India […]

Vintage Jewelry Trend: Titanic Jewelry Collection
Fashion & Trends

Vintage Jewelry Trend: Titanic Jewelry Collection

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If you happen to be a jewelry trend follower, you may have noticed one of the new trends is actually pretty old. ‘Vintage’ pieces have recently become one of the hottest finds among fashionistas both young and old. Vintage inspired jewelry refers to jewelry that has the characteristics of mid century jewelry pieces. This this […]

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