Many industries, including the jewelry business, have been hit hard by the nation’s economic recession. This particular recession has affected a broad spectrum of society. It is not just the middle class and the poor who are struggling, the wealthy people are also feeling the pinch.
However, there is still that top 1% of the nation who still have money to burn and the jewelry designers to the elite are catering to their needs. For them, it’s “What Recession?” Don’t believe it? Here are just a few of some of the most expensive jewelry items being offered by design houses lately along with their jaw-dropping price tags.
The Chopard Blue Diamond Ring. Blue diamonds are among the most expensive types due to their rarity and their icy hue. This particular ring features a 9-carat blue diamond that is flanked by two trillion cut diamonds resting on an 18-carat white gold band. I am sure you are drooling over this breathtakingly beautiful ring….and if you have $16.26 million to spare, it’s yours.
Harry Winston’s Diamond Drop Earrings. If you ask the design house, they call them Harry Winston’s Extraordinary Diamond Drop Earrings. This stunning design features 6.1 carats worth of two pear-shaped diamonds set in platinum. Asking price? $8.5 million and these are all yours.
William Goldberg Fancy Colored Diamond Necklace. William Goldberg is a family-owned jewelry that has been on New York’s famed Fifth Avenue for more than 50 years. This necklace is a kaleidoscope of colors for your eyes, that is if you love to gaze at diamonds. Absolutely decadent, this necklace features 45-carats of colored diamonds that are exquisitely set in platinum and 18-carat yellow gold. If you have fallen head over heels in love with this necklace, it can be yours for $2.7 million. Gentlemen, start saving up.
Okay, so most of us don’t have millions of dollars to shell out for expensive jewelry. That doesn’t mean we can’t appreciate the classic style of these pieces. If you’re going to a cocktail party or a wedding and you want to have all eyes on you, here are some alternative choices to the expensive jewels we’ve just shown you at a much more affordable price. These choices from Joolwe.com allow you to sparkle with timeless style and stay within your budget.
This 10K White Gold, Blue Topaz and Diamond Ring adds the perfect burst of soothing color to your look. The glistening stone is surrounded by beautiful diamonds completing a classic look that dresses up everything. The best part is the price tag won’t break your budget. You can have beauty and style at your fingertips on a budget. How does $199 sound?
10k Gold and Diamond Fancy J Hoop Earrings. There is not a spot on the surface of these breathtaking J hoop earrings that isn’t covered in diamonds. The timeless design and scintillating sparkle take you from a lady who lunches by day to the star of the soiree by night in an instant. If you have just $299, these are all yours.
If you loved the rainbow of colors on the Goldberg necklace, this item is perfect for you. Our 18k Gold over Sterling Silver Multigemstone Necklace is a beautiful array of gemstones surrounded by diamond accent to be adorned around your neck. Who says you have to choose your favorite gem to wear? This necklace allows you to wear them all for only $99.
Now, you have your options, you can dream of someday owning these multimillion dollar pieces of jewelry. Or you can choose these gorgeous alternatives at an affordable price and stay in step with high-end fashion jewelry.
Joolwe.com Announces Its Joolwe Selfless Woman Jewelry Award Winners
Joolwe.com online jewelry store is proud to announce the winners of the first annual Joolwe Selfless Woman Jewelry Award. At some point in all of our lives, one thinks about ways that he or she can make a difference in the world. Most of us think about it; then there are those that go out and do it. Joolwe.com founder Ryan Cheng wanted...
Kanye West Disrespects Joolwe.com
By now, you most likely have heard about hip hop artist Kanye West’s antics during last Sunday night’s MTV’s VMA awards.
A Twist of Fate: Twins Suspected in Multimillion Dollar Jewelry Heist Set Free
January 25 started unlike any other Sunday for Germany’s famous luxury department store Kaufhaus Des Westens (KaDeWe). Security cameras captured three masked men breaking into Europe’s largest most luxurious department store before London’s Harrod’s, smashing the cabinets and display cases and getting away with more than $6.8 million...
Summer Jewelry Trends 2009: Must Have Accessories
Summer is here and I am sure that you have already done away with the sweaters, wool blazers and heavy coats. Now is the time to break out your softer pieces: flowy chiffon, soft cottons and lightweight tunics. Summer is wonderful time for bright colors in clothing and jewelry. Let’s face it, as the weather gets hotter we tend to show...
Butterfly and Dragonfly Jewelry: Pure Fashion or Pure Mysticism
Animals have long been symbols of the human emotions as well as the physical embodiment of heavenly spirits. Their images have appeared on the walls of Neanderthal caves, in ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics, Elizabethan poems, Greek myths and much more. When it comes to jewelry designs, animal images have been used for centuries and are...