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Your best guide to taking care of your sparkly treasures.
From the charm bracelet your parents gave when you were younger to the earrings you rewarded yourself with after that career milestone, or the engagement ring your significant other slipped on your finger, there’s always a story attached to your favorite jewelry ...
 
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Luxurious new developments, notable events, and fresh stories you won't want to miss this month.
Gracing the digital cover for June is Man of Measure David Jacob. This month at T&C, we take a look at the past and the future of Philippine fashion with two separate stories on the designers who have made waves in the industry. We also give ...
 
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We take a closer look at this fascinating gem, from the types of pearls to how they're valued.
The pearl is a gemstone that triumphs over adversity. It begins its lustrous life as an irritant, like a piece of sand or shell that drifts into the soft body of a mollusk. Caught unaware, the creature defends itself against the uninvited ...
 
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It weighs over 27 kilograms.
On a hunch, Abraham Reyes, a Filipino-Canadian based in Ontario, Canada, brought a 27.65-kilogram mineral to appraisers, who confirmed it was a pearl. The pearl is a family heirloom that was once thought to be a curio that resembles a giant tooth. The ...
 
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The 16th Century Ana Maria pearl is expected to fetch $1.5 million at Christie's.
When is a single pearl worth millions? First, it has to be natural. Natural pearls are the exceedingly rare and basically extinct species that yield prices in the millions at auction. In 2011, a natural pearl known as La Peregrina sold at Christie’s for $11 ...
 
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Sometimes a little something is all you need to elevate any jewelry look.
There they are in Giovanni Battista Moroni’s Portrait of a Young Woman, circa 1575, now on exhibit at the Frick Gallery in New York. They might—given the elaborate gem-studded gold chain around the sitter's neck, or the rich brocade lilac silk dress she wears—be ...
 
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An elite group of artists are growing in influence and reach. Here's the key to cracking their codes.
Pictured above: Hemmerle emerald, agate, and sapphire necklace; diamond and bronze bangle, and earrings, all with ancient Egyptian faiance amulets.I call them the Super Jewelers. They create only a limited number of one-of-a-kind pieces. They sell only by appointment. They work with ...
 
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How lovely!
In honor of their first solo event together, the Queen gave Meghan a very sweet present: a pair of earrings. Naturally, Meghan wore the small pearl studs while on her royal visit to Cheshire with her grandmother-in-law, the monarch.Several royal reporters confirmed the ...
 
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From high Victorian collars to rope-length strands wrapped several times, these necklaces go the distance.
12-13 inches14-16 inches17-19 inches20-24 inches26-36 inches37 inches or longerMultiple strands of varying lengths.This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com. * Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors. ...
 
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Diamonds are forever, but that doesn't mean they don't need some attention every now and then.
These are the things to keep in mind to safeguard those precious jewels for years to come.Regular wear will unavoidably result in potential damage that may not be visible to the untrained eye. It’s best to leave it to a reputable jeweler ...
 
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Did you know the largest and most expensive pearl in the world was found in the Philippines?
"A woman needs ropes and ropes of pearls." -Coco ChanelWhen taking a page out of Coco Chanel's styling notes, we noticed she likes to keep things fabulous yet classy, and more than anything, she loves her pearls.The pearl is one of nature’s ...
 
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The stunning necklace is priceless.
It took 37 years for Jewelmer Joaillerie to put together a singular, spectacular strand of flawless South Sea golden pearls. When it was done, many tears were shed at the company’s headquarters in Palawan, as the strand embodies the company’s long journey ...
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