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Monday, February 7, 2011

Sara Blaine and Her Tile Collection

Now that we have Sara Blaine's Tile Collection in stock I can inspect each piece and savor the intricate detail she has woven into each and every sensational piece. The cornerstone of the collection as the name implies are the richly inlaid mother of pearl tiles. Sara juxtaposes the lightness of the tiles with chunky, dark smoky quartz and adds a third ingredient of white quartz. Filigree frames around the large pendant and substantial  cocktail rings add an exquisite flourish of design. The pendants are equipped with bail enhancers to make switching from chain to silk cord to pearls absolutely effortless.The Tile Collection is elegant and so unique--perfect for the woman who likes to wear oversized, statement pieces. Visit our Sara Blaine Tiles Collection  Gallery at:  

Thursday, November 11, 2010


Brooches that can double as pendants have gained popularity this year because of their  versatility and, in hard economic times,  buying one is like getting a 2- for-1 jewelry deal. Since brooches can  reveal much about their wearers, we have been searching for brooches with personality and flair. Today we introduced a whimsical and versatile line of sea creatures crafted in smoothly polished sterling silver--sunfish, dolphin, starfish, angelfish, stingray, seahorse, and even an octopus--all of which can be worn either as a brooch or a pendant. One day wear your sea friend pinned on your sweater, the next put it on a chain and wear as a pendant. The shapes are smooth and elegant and sterling silver seems to be the perfect reflection of cool sea breezes and waters. These make terrific Christmas gifts for the woman in love with the sand and sea.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Love Knots Marries Pearl with Leather

East meets West in the just-introduced "Love Knots" brand, a unique and sassy custom-designed jewelry collection which marries  lustrous pearls from Asian waters with the rugged, western appeal of artistically hand-knotted leather. Designed and made in the USA, the Love Knots Collection features leather that is 100% environmentally safe and high quality freshwater pearls of assorted fancy shapes and colors.

Designed and crafted by a Texas company, the designs range from simple, smart chokers to lengthy lariats that can double as belts to a wide assortment of stylish bracelets, dramatic dangling earrings and anklets. This season's creations feature baroque, rice and potato pearls in white, peach, peacock blue and bronze colors.Most pieces are conveniently adjustable by length.

Prices start at $55 for earrings, $70 for bracelets and $80 for necklaces. 

The entire Love Knots Collection is available at .

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Baroni Designs Goes Into Gemstone Sparkle

Baroni Designs first foray into gemstone jewelry has been a wildly huge success. Their first gemstone collection, "Gypsy Girl," is a romantic offering of brilliant hand cut gemstones set artfully in intricately-carved patterns. You can indulge in the luscious chocolate-brown sparkle of smoky quartz, the soothing opalescence of green chalcedony, the refreshing depths of lemon quartz or the crisp, rejuvenating lustre of green amethyst.

Each earring, necklace, bracelet and ring design is offered in both polished sterling silver or in 24K gold vermeil over sterling silver. My favorite design is the exuberant gypsy earring--large hoops with seven gemstone droplets gently cascading from the round hoop frame.  Available in green amethyst, lemon quartz and smoky quartz in either sterling silver or gold vermeil, this earring conjures up the mystery and charm of a colorful and nomadic people.

The Gypsy Girl Collection includes sizes and styles to fit any taste, from a three-piece ring featuring a small, round  gemstone to a large cushion-cut cocktail ring showing off a glamorous sparkler. Earrings and pendants are also available in small and large adaptations.

Jewelry Crossing is pleased and proud to offer the entire Gypsy Girl Collection at

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Yoga Jewelry

In a time of so much turmoil and angst in our world more and more people have turned to yoga exercise and meditation for physical and spiritual enrichment. Many jewelry brands have reached out to yoga enthusiasts, but none so elegantly as Baroni Designs. Available in matte sterling silver or 24K plate over sterling silver, Baroni features "Om" and "Shanti" designs on pendants, bracelets and rings. The leather bracelet is a casual, rugged bracelet with silver or gold medallion centered on the front, the pendants come with adjustable 16-18" chains and the rings are a contemporary wide band style with etched design.
Visit our Baroni Designs Yoga Jewelry page at and the Baroni Santosha Collection including peace symbol  and spiritually-inspired jewelry at

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Hot Diamonds Collections Added at Jewelry Crossings

Today we officially introduced the Infinity Collection by Hot Diamonds at Jewelry Crossings. Infinity is a sophisticated marriage of movement and shape. Smooth spirals and loops twist and entwine in never-ending formations. The reflective characteristic of highly polished sterling silver accentuates the softness of each silhouette and emphasizes a feeling of calm and connectivity. Fluid, flowing and graceful, Infinity's appeal is eternal and will never go out of style. Not only timeless in look, the Infinity Collection is appealing to woman of any generation. This grouping will be a top seller during the upcoming Mother's Day shopping season.

Today we also re-introduced to our pages at Jewelry Crossings the beloved Hot Diamonds Back to Nature Collection. Back to Nature is inspired by fascinating forms and shapes found in the natural world. Light dances and reflects from the coolness of highly polished sterling silver and warmth of 18K matte gold surfaces. Back to Nature also speaks to the immense popularity of mixing gold with silver. With gold prices being so sky high, it makes perfect sense to indulge in vermeil or gold plating to get that look of gold without the solid gold price tag.

These new arrivals join nine other unique Hot Diamonds Collections, easily viewed at either, our site exclusively dedicated to Hot Diamond, or at

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Sterling Silver Charms for the Times

Hot Diamonds has been in the charm business for a number of years--but it was their latest Special Editions of whimsical and contemporary pieces that set Hot Diamonds aside from the other more traditional charm collections out there.

My all time favorite in the Special Edition series is the Hectic Hen. Perfect for the gal who runs around like the proverbial chicken with its head cut off, this charm iconically depicts "school run" chaos, a social life out of control or perhaps a workaholic. Like every Hot Diamonds charm, the Hectic Hen is crafted in sterling silver with a signature brilliant-cut diamond. Hectic Hen also has accents of 24K gold like all six of the Special Edition charms.

Another tongue-in-cheek iconic gem is "The Big Cheese," a hefty wedge of swiss cheese molded in sterling silver for that hard-working lady who was recently promoted or who has achieved success in a venture.

A personal favorite of mine is "Two Peas in a Pod."
Laugh at the same jokes, love the same movies and adore the same cocktail? Two Peas in a Pod makes a terrific statement gift. But for me, the mother of identical twins, I wear this charm for yet another meaning. I love that it actually opens on a hinge to reveal the pods!

All six of these hotter-than-hot Hot Diamonds Special Edition Charms can be found in our Hot Diamonds Charm Gallery at Jewelry Crossings: