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How-To Propose With Custom-Made Confidence!

Sunday, March 5th, 2017

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Since the perfect proposal begins with the perfect ring, the fear of choosing the wrong engagement ring can be debilitating. While you may find the exact engagement ring that you’re looking for displayed in a showcase, opt for custom design if you want to have a surefire confidence that your intended will love the ring you present! With custom design, you’re more in control of both the original concept as well as the finished product. It’s also a way to ensure that the ring you present reflects the uniqueness of your loved one and the bond you share together.

GET THE DETAILS: Having an idea of what your intended likes ensures that you create a ring that will be pleasing no matter your budget range. Have you been given any hints about the diamond shape, setting, metal type and carat size that would make the perfect ring? If so, listen; because you are now equipped with one of the most important “Honey-Do” lists you will ever have.

Knowing what you want will also make your meeting with a jeweler more productive. It’s not absolutely necessary, but, if possible, bring in a picture or drawing of your desired ring. Remember what they say: “A picture is worth a thousand words.”Because the ultimate goal is to create a ring that she loves, other than getting a “No” when you pop-the-question, there’s nothing quite as bad for you and for her as presenting a bad ring that will never get worn.

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GET THE LANGUAGE DOWN: Before beginning your engagement ring journey, be sure to familiarize yourself with the “Four C-s”(Carat, Cut, Color and Clarity). These are the absolute diamond basics that every shopper should know. Set aside a bit of time to do your “Four C’s” research BEFORE heading out to make your ring purchase. And, consider this; there’s also a “Fifth C” Coined by the experts at the Diamond and Jewelry Gallery Studio City, the “Fifth C” stands for Cost. Here’s where that comes in…

GET THE BEST FOR YOUR BUDGET: Cost will naturally be more of an issue for some than others. If budget and cost figure very heavily into your plan, then consider opting for a higher quality diamond that may be smaller in carat size but is of a higher quality. You can always up-size the diamond later; and, a quality diamond will be worth more when you’re ready to trade up. An expert jeweler can advise you on choosing the highest quality diamond that fits within your budget range. Another good idea – whether or not you have budget constraints – is to work with a jeweler who is also a direct diamond importer. Doing this ensures that you are not paying extra money for the scouting services of a middleman.

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GET TO KNOW A DIAMOND GUY: The engagement ring purchase is one of the most important investments you will make. Choosing the right jeweler will make all the difference in the impact that your ring will have. The right jeweler will not only help you to create the best and highest quality ring for the budget that you indicate, but, also, he or she will include you in every step of the design process – even presenting you with a wax model of your desired ring before setting the stones or casting it in the metal of your choice. This “no-surprises” step in the custom design process ensures your satisfaction with the final outcome of the ring – thus boosting your pre-proposal confidence.

One smart and highly-reviewed choice is the Diamond and Jewelry Gallery Studio City, voted “Favorite Jewelry Store” by the L.A. Daily News. In business as direct diamond importers for more than 40 years, and with customer referrals as their number one form of business, they offer one of L.A’s largest selections of certified EGL and GIA diamonds with discounts at 50-75% below retail daily.

Known as the “engagement ring superstore,” the Diamond and Jewelry Gallery Studio City’s showcases offer you 1000s of stunning choices. Plus, the store specializes in custom designed rings and is also the exclusive home of the Johnny N Signature Designer Line. Most importantly, they’ve developed a reputation for walking their customers through the step-by-step process of creating the perfect engagement ring at prices affordable to every budget. You’ll find them in the heart of Studio City’s beautiful red carpet district at 12456 Ventura Boulevard (corner of Ventura and Whitsett). For info, contact them at 818-982-4444, or diamondandjewelrygallery.com.

FINALLY…GET THE YES! Having the perfect ring for the perfect partner will allow you to propose with confidence — the final step in getting the “YES” that you want to hear!

-T.O.

Give a Custom Designed Gift In Time For Christmas!

Saturday, December 10th, 2016

Get the Christmas gift that will tell someone just how special you think they are – custom designed fine jewelry! Custom designed fine jewelry is the best way to reflect the unique personality, taste and style of your loved one. Whether it’s an engagement ring, a diamond necklace, gemstone earrings, platinum cufflinks, or a one-of-a-kind pendant, choosing the right jeweler to create it will make all the difference in the quality, outcome and cost of your piece.

Bring your idea to the experts at the Diamond and Jewelry Gallery Studio City now to have your piece finished, boxed and ready to present in time for Christmas. In business for more than 40 years and voted “Favorite Jewelry Store” by the L.A. Daily News, they offer one of L.A’s largest selections of certified diamonds, with significant discounts off of retail pricing. Known as the “engagement ring superstore,” their showroom features 1000s of stunning showcase choices. But, their reputation as custom design specialists has made them a go-to hub for those who want true masterpiece design at surprisingly affordable prices. Shop now to take advantage of their storewide 50-75% off sale — including all custom design projects. Plus, with their team of in-house specialists, your work will be done on-site and on time – more reasons why customer referrals are their top form of business.

Here’s what their customers are saying:

“The ring was perfect. It was EXACTLY like the picture, and it fit perfectly. I was very impressed. The cost was so good that I would have happily paid double what they charged.” – R.M., Riverside

“For a very competitive price…my fiancé now has a gorgeous white gold wedding band with the custom Celtic design I’d wanted using laser etching. We’re incredibly happy!”M.A., Van Nuys, CA

“(They) made all 3 of our rings for a great price and made them in just a few days! We are super happy with them.” – B.K., Los Angeles

“Beautiful custom work, flawless and reasonably priced. Highly recommended.” – Lori C., Los Angeles

“They designed a STUNNING gift, within my price range and delivered on time!” – J.C., Los Angeles

You’ll find the Diamond and Jewelry Gallery Studio City in the heart of the red carpet district at 12456 Ventura Boulevard in Studio City, CA. Holiday store hours are Monday-Saturday, 10 am to 6pm; Sundays, 11 am to 5pm, and walk-ins are welcome. Call 818-982-4444 for more info, or diamondandjewelrygallery.com.

–T.O.

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Custom Designs Are Distinctly, Uniquely You!

Friday, September 23rd, 2016
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Diamond, Blue Topaz Design by Johnny N. All pieces shown by Johnny N.

There’s something to be said about those who wear custom designed jewelry. They’re unique, unlike anyone else — because custom pieces lend an air of distinction that mass-produced pieces simply cannot.

For your next fine jewelry purchase, tell the world something special about you or the person you’re buying for, with a one-of-a-kind custom piece. And, forget the myth that custom design is always more expensive. It can actually be much more affordable than you think!

Your choice of jeweler makes all the difference in the beauty and the cost of your brilliant new piece. Direct your search to lead you to a jeweler noted for excellence in both design and price. Take a look at their featured collections to make sure that he or she designs with the sort of flair and details that appeal to you. And – most importantly – find out what previous customers are saying about them.

One smart and highly-reviewed choice is the Diamond and Jewelry Gallery Studio City, voted “Favorite Jewelry Store” by the L.A. Daily News. In business for more than 40 years, they offer one of L.A’s largest selections of certified diamonds, with discounts often at 50-75% below retail. As the exclusive home of the Signature “Johnny N” Designer Line – and – known as the “engagement ring superstore,” the Diamond and Jewelry Gallery Studio City showroom offers clients 1000s of stunning showcase choices. But, for those looking for something truly special, their reputation as custom design specialists has made them a sort of go-to hub for those who want true masterpiece design at surprisingly affordable prices. In fact, customer referrals are their number one form of business. Here’s why:

#1. They Skip The Middleman. You Save. Being a direct diamond importer means that they are skilled and experienced enough to scout, source and hand select diamonds themselves as opposed to buying them from a middleman. That also means that they can pass those savings onto you. Typically, custom design work can cost up to three times more than manufactured pieces, but, the Diamond and Jewelry Gallery Studio City offers certified diamonds, precious gemstones and custom design labor services to clients for 50-75% below retail pricing.

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#2. Expert Work Takes Less Time. You Save. Depending on the intricacy of the piece and the expertise of the Jeweler creating it, a beautifully-designed piece can take anywhere from one week to six weeks to complete. The expert team at Diamond and Jewelry Gallery Studio City uses their more than 40 years of design experience to cut down that time and pass the labor savings directly on to you.

#3. They Put You In the Driver’s Seat. You Save. Some say custom design is risky because you will not see or have access to the piece to make changes before the final outcome. At the Diamond and Jewelry Gallery Studio City, the designers work with you during each phase of design to make sure it meets your approval before completing the finished piece, including wax mock-ups, length adjustments and re-sizing, when appropriate. It’s not all about the nickels and dimes. Staying in control also saves you from the headache of worrying about the final outcome of your piece!

Check out a few experiences from Diamond and Jewelry Gallery Studio City customers:

“When I arrived, the ring was perfect. It was EXACTLY like the picture, and it fit perfectly. I was very impressed. The cost was so good that I would have happily paid double what they charged.” – R.M., Riverside, CA

“For a very competitive price…my fiancé now has a gorgeous white gold wedding band with the custom Celtic design I’d wanted using laser etching. We’re incredibly happy!” – M.A., Van Nuys, CA

“(They) made all 3 of our rings for a great price and made them in just a few days! We are super happy with them.” – B.K., Los Angeles, CA

“I wanted a special gift for my husband for our 20th Wedding Anniversary. I visited three other jewelry stores before choosing Diamond & Jewelry Gallery…They designed a STUNNING gift, within my price range and delivered on time!” – J.C., Los Angeles, CA

You’ll find the Diamond and Jewelry Gallery Studio City in the heart of the red carpet district at 12456 Ventura Boulevard in Studio City, CA. Store hours are Monday-Saturday from 10 am to 6pm and walk-ins are welcome. Call 818-982-4444 for more information, or to book an appointment. Online at diamondandjewelrygallery.com.

-T.O.

 

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NEW FALL FASHION TRENDS: PEARLS ARE BACK!!

Sunday, August 28th, 2016

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Fall forward with PEARLS — the “old is new again” superstars on the fine jewelry runway! Pearl power is in; so you can quickly tap into one of this year’s hottest fall fashion trends by dusting off your pearl strands and mixing them in with other metals and stones such us diamond necklaces, sparkling gold chains or chunky beads. The look is at once elegant and bohemian — without a lot of rules — so be creative and have a bit of fun with this easy to wear new trend.

Recognized as one of the three birthstones for the month of June, pearls are truly unique gemstones. They are the only gems made by living sea creatures; and, as such, are so naturally exquisite that they require no further assistance to enhance their natural beauty.

Find uniquely chic pearl designs by Diamantaire and designer Johnny N for 50-75% off now at the Diamond and Jewelry Gallery Studio City. Call 818-982-4444, or diamondandjewelrygallery.com.

-TO

Myth Busting: Is Custom Jewelry More Expensive?

Sunday, June 12th, 2016

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For your next fine jewelry purchase, if you want a truly unique piece that tells the world something special about you or the person you’re buying for, consider custom design. There’s a well-trafficked myth in the jewelry industry that says custom design must always be more expensive than manufactured pieces. Ignore it. Because it’s just that; a myth. Custom design can be much less costly than you think.

Here’s the thing: custom design actually can be more expensive. But, it doesn’t have to be. That’s all the more reason why the right jeweler matters so much. Your choice of jeweler makes all the difference in two very key areas: the beauty of your piece and cost of your piece.

Direct your search to lead you to a jeweler noted for excellence in both design and price. Take a look at their featured collections to make sure that he or she designs with the sort of flair and details that appeal to you. And – most importantly – find out what previous customers are saying about them.

One smart and highly-reviewed choice is the Diamond and Jewelry Gallery Studio City, voted “Favorite Jewelry Store” by the L.A. Daily News. In business for more than 40 years, they offer one of L.A’s largest selections of certified diamonds, with discounts often at 50-75% below retail. As the exclusive home of the Signature “Johnny N” Designer Line – and – known as the “engagement ring superstore,” the Diamond and Jewelry Gallery Studio City showroom offers clients 1000s of stunning showcase choices. But, for those looking for something truly special, their reputation as custom design specialists has made them a sort of go-to hub for those who want true masterpiece design at surprisingly affordable prices. In fact, customer referrals are their number one form of business. Here’s why:

#1. They Skip The Middleman. You Save. Being a direct diamond importer means that they are skilled and experienced enough to scout, source and hand select diamonds themselves as opposed to buying them from a middleman. That also means that they can pass those savings onto you. Typically, custom design work can cost up to three times more than manufactured pieces, but, the Diamond and Jewelry Gallery Studio City offers certified diamonds, precious gemstones and custom design labor services to clients for 50-75% below retail pricing.

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#2. Expert Work Takes Less Time. You Save. Depending on the intricacy of the piece and the expertise of the Jeweler creating it, a beautifully-designed piece can take anywhere from one week to six weeks to complete. The expert team at Diamond and Jewelry Gallery Studio City uses their more than 40 years of design experience to cut down that time and pass the labor savings directly on to you.

#3. They Put You In the Driver’s Seat. You Save. Some say custom design is risky because you will not see or have access to the piece to make changes before the final outcome. At the Diamond and Jewelry Gallery Studio City, the designers work with you during each phase of design to make sure it meets your approval before completing the finished piece, including wax mock-ups, length adjustments and re-sizing, when appropriate. It’s not all about the nickels and dimes. Staying in control also saves you from the headache of worrying about the final outcome of your piece!

Check out a few experiences from Diamond and Jewelry Gallery Studio City customers:

“When I arrived, the ring was perfect. It was EXACTLY like the picture, and it fit perfectly. I was very impressed. The cost was so good that I would have happily paid double what they charged.” – R.M., Riverside, CA

“For a very competitive price…my fiancé now has a gorgeous white gold wedding band with the custom Celtic design I’d wanted using laser etching. We’re incredibly happy!” – M.A., Van Nuys, CA

“(They) made all 3 of our rings for a great price and made them in just a few days! We are super happy with them.” – B.K., Los Angeles, CA

“I wanted a special gift for my husband for our 20th Wedding Anniversary. I visited three other jewelry stores before choosing Diamond & Jewelry Gallery…They designed a STUNNING gift, within my price range and delivered on time!” – J.C., Los Angeles, CA

You’ll find the Diamond and Jewelry Gallery Studio City in the heart of the red carpet district at 12456 Ventura Boulevard in Studio City, CA. Store hours are Monday-Saturday from 10 am to 6pm and walk-ins are welcome. Call 818-982-4444 for more information, or to book an appointment. Online at diamondandjewelrygallery.com.

-T.O.

http://www.diamondandjewelrygallery.com/videos-testimonials/reviews-studio-city.php

The Ultimate Engagement Ring Checklist

Sunday, March 13th, 2016

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By TLO

Preparing for a proposal can be a nail biting experience; especially when it comes to selecting the much anticipated engagement ring. Since the perfect proposal begins with the perfect ring, you can avoid some of the pressure by getting a plan together. Here’s the “Ultimate Engagement Ring Checklist” to get you started…

#1. GET AN IDEA: Have you been given any hints about the diamond shape, metal and carat size that would make the perfect ring? If so, listen; because you are now equipped with one of the most important “Honey-Do” lists you will ever have. Having an idea of what your intended likes ensures that you purchase a ring that will be pleasing no matter you budget range. It also makes your meeting with a jeweler more productive. You may also want to ask close friends or family members if they have any ideas about the type of ring desired. It’s not absolutely necessary, but, if possible, bring a picture or drawing of your desired ring. Remember what they say: “A picture is worth a thousand words.” A good one may also save you a thousand headaches if it helps you avoid giving a ring that never gets worn.

#2. GET THE 411: Familiarize yourself with the “Four C-s,” the diamond basics every engagement ring shopper should know below.


-Carat: The “carat” refers to the actual weight and dimensions of an individual diamond. Simply put, a carat speaks to how “big” the diamond is. Each individual diamond, depending on its cut, color, and clarity, will be priced differently per carat. For example, a smaller stone of higher quality may cost the same as a bigger stone of lesser quality.

-Cut: The cut refers to – not to the shape of the diamond – but to how the diamond is trimmed and formed from within its original shape. The cut determines the dazzle and brilliance your diamond. When cut properly, your diamond will sparkle and shine for a lifetime. There are many traditional cut diamonds, with round brilliant most popular one. Other basic cuts are Pear, Princess, Heart, Oval, Marquise, and Emerald.

-Color: Diamond “color” refers to the actual tint within the color of the diamond. Colors come in a range of beautiful options, from “colorless” and “near colorless” to what are termed as “fancy color” diamonds. Color is determined along a “D” to “Z” tint range. The often sought after “colorless” diamonds start the scale at “D;” and “Z” diamonds indicate a pale yellow or brown tint. Colorless diamonds are often the most desired and are on the higher end of the price scale.

-Clarity: A diamond with a lesser degree of flaws will be more valuable than one with more obvious imperfections. If the flaws (or inclusions) are difficult to locate, the stones are graded VS , which stands for very slight inclusions. If they are easy to locate under magnification, the stone is graded SI clarity or slight inclusions.

Did you know there is also a Fifth C?” Coined by the experts at the Diamond and Jewelry Gallery Studio City, the “Fifth C” stands for cost. And, here’s where that comes in…

#3. GET A BUDGET: Size matters if budget and cost figure very heavily into your plan. If that’s the case, opt for a higher quality diamond that may be smaller in carat size but is of a higher quality when it comes to the clarity and color. You can always upsize the diamond later and it will be worth more when the time comes to sell it or trade it in toward a larger diamond. An expert jeweler can advise you on choosing the highest quality diamond within your budget range.

#4. GET THE DETAILS: Paying attention to details will make all the difference in the ultimate look of your ring.

-Metals: The most popular choices are white gold, yellow gold or platinum. Currently white gold and platinum are the most popular, but rose gold is trending, quickly becoming a favorite choice for many. When in doubt, ask; or pay attention to the other jewelry your intended wears most often and choose the metal in accordance with that.

-Settings: Almost every engagement ring you find features some variation of two popular settings to hold the center stone in place. The most common setting is the prong setting, which uses thin metal prongs that move from the ring base to the top edges of the diamond center stone to hold it in place. Another popular one is the bezel setting, which safely encircles the center stone in a metal rim. Choosing between the two – or from the many other setting options – will determine the look and profile of your ring.

-Side Stones or Halo: Side stones refer to the smaller diamonds situated on either side of your center stone. Popular choices are 3-stone and 5-stone rings. A Halo is an accentuating row or “halo” of small diamonds that surround your selected center stone. Rings with halo detailing can make your selected center stone seem much larger.

Lastly – and this one has everything to do with the experience you will have…

#5. GET A DIAMOND GUY: Buy your ring from a trusted and reputable jeweler with a proven track record for excellence. Read reviews, see what others are saying about their shopping experience. Work with a jeweler who is also a direct diamond importer which ensures that you are not paying extra money for the scouting services of a middleman. No matter what your budget, the engagement ring purchase is one of the most important investments you will make. Choosing the right jeweler, or “diamond guy” will make all the difference in the impact that your ring will have when you present it.

The smart and highly-reviewed choice is the Diamond and Jewelry Gallery Studio City, voted “Favorite Jewelry Store” by the L.A. Daily News. In business as direct diamond importers for more than 40 years, and with customer referrals as their number one form of business, they offer one of L.A’s largest selections of certified EGL and GIA diamonds with discounts often at 50-75% below retail. Known as the “engagement ring superstore,” the Diamond and Jewelry Gallery Studio City showcases offer 1000s of stunning choices. The store specializes in custom designed rings and is also the exclusive home of the Johnny N Signature Designer Line of engagement rings and fine jewelry. Most importantly, they’ve developed a reputation for walking their customers through the step-by-step process of creating the perfect engagement ring at the most affordable price. You’ll find them in the heart of Studio City’s beautiful red carpet district at 12456 Ventura Blvd. For info, contact them at 818-982-4444, or diamondandjewlerygallery.com. Watch the video from a recent engagement ring shopper who visited their store.

#6. GET THE “YES!” With this “Ultimate Engagement Ring Checklist,” you’re well equipped to create a dream engagement ring. Now, all you’ve got to do is come up with a brilliant plan for a proposal that gets you the “YES” and goes viral when you release your social media video. No pressure at all. -TLO

The January Birthstone: GO WITH GARNETS!

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

GET THE GARNET!

Kick off the New Year 2016 with the beautiful January Birthstone: Garnet! With ga2016, Ruby or Garnet Ringrnet gemstones, you get the deep red hues of the ruby along with tinges of warm, chocolatey brown.

Though the most commonly found garnet color is red, this sought after gemstone offers a rainbow of additional colors. It can showcase a palette with hues such as green, a delicate to intense yellow, fire-tinged oranges and even earth-toned offerings.

In terms of its symbolic value, the beautiful, semi-precious stone is thought to enhance business success, restore order from chaos and to bring protection against evil, especially during travel and nightmares.

Find the best prices on stunning garnet showcase pieces, or have one custom designed for you by Diamantaire Johnny N at the Diamond and Jewelry Gallery Studio City. Featured Above: Diamond and Garnet cocktail ring by Diamantaire JohnnyN, available exclusively at our store. Call 818-982-4444. 

The Mega Carat Clearance Sale — 50-75% Off Storewide!

Saturday, December 26th, 2015

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Looking to scoop up a few choice after holiday gifts for someone you left off your list – or, maybe just to treat yourself? Visit the Diamond and Jewelry Gallery Studio City for L.A.’s best post-holiday deals on fine jewelry and custom designs!

Voted “Favorite Jewelry Store” by the Los Angeles Daily News, the Diamond and Jewelry Gallery Studio City, features one of L.A.’s largest selections of certified GIA & EGL diamonds and exquisite jewelry at affordable prices. For, example, during our Mega Carat Clearance Sale, you can get:

-One carat diamond stud earrings for just $685!
-A certified two carat platinum solitaire ring for just $3850!
-Plus, you’ll save on custom designs from trusted designer Johnny N!

With his line of luxury fine jewelry found exclusively at the Diamond and Jewelry Gallery Studio City, Diamantaire Johnny N provides his customers with unparalleled quality and exceptional design. He’s been creating custom masterpieces for over 40 years. For a truly unique and one of a kind gift, stop in with your drawing, a picture or even just an idea.

“I see jewelry as fine art. Creating it is my passion, so no idea is too big and no budget is too small. If you can dream it, I can make it,” he says.

Visit the Diamond and Jewelry Gallery Studio City now for 50-75% off store wide during our Mega Carat Clearance Sale! Showroom: 12456 Ventura Blvd., Studio City, CA (at Whitsett) with free parking in the back. For more information, call 818-982-4411, or visit diamondandjewelrygallery.com.

-T.O.

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GRAB THE RAINBOW: OPAL IS THE OCTOBER BIRTHSTONE

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

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GRAB THE RAINBOW: OPAL IS THE OCTOBER BIRTHSTONE

Fall signifies its arrival with a change in the color of leaves and foliage – making for rich displays of color. So, is the case for the Opal – the gemstone of those with fall birthdays in the month of October.

Beautiful Opals come in a varied “rainbow” of colors, from milky white to mysterious, fire-streaked blue and black stones. The Black Opal is most rare –often rivalling the diamond in pricing.  Next in importance is White Opal, which is characterized by a lighter body color such as white, yellow or cream in addition to unique color plays. Other types of sought after stones include the Fire Opal, or Mexican Fire Opal, which is a transparent to translucent deep orange-red stone. Fire Opal can also feature unusual plays of color – a rarity that when it occurs, results in the stone being called a Precious Fire Opal.

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A Black Opal Stone

The name opal is derived from the Greek word Opallos, which means “to see a change (of color).” It is often associated faithfulness, protection and loyalty. The opal stone is also believed to enhance one’s vision as well as creativity.

The alluring Opal is most often used as a stunning center stone for rings, pendants and cabochons.

WHERE TO FIND BEAUTIFUL GEMSTONES

No matter how far away their exotic origins, you can find all of your favorite gemstones much closer to home at the Diamond and Jewelry Gallery Studio City, located in the beautiful red carpet district of Studio City, California. The beautiful showroom offers its clients stunning diamond, colored stone, gold and platinum pieces designed to fit a range of fine jewelry budgets from large to small.

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Diamond and White Opal ring. Find custom designs by Johnny N exclusively at diamondandjewelrygallery.com.

Voted “Favorite Jewelry Store” by the Los Angeles Daily News, the Diamond and Jewelry Gallery Studio City carries one the largest selections of precious colored stones and EGL & GIA certified diamonds anywhere – often at more than 50-75% below retail. This highly-reviewed store also guarantees their stones to be “conflict-free,” a detail which is increasingly important to today’s consumers.

The Diamond and Jewelry Gallery Studio City is also the exclusive home of the Signature Johnny N Designer Line of fine jewelry.  With more than 40 years of experience in custom jewelry design, Diamantaire Johnny N crafts one-of-a-kind creations that are destined to become heirloom pieces.

Bring in your own stones from old or unwanted jewelry, or ask about their selection of certified loose diamonds and colored stones for your next custom fine jewelry purchase.

Call 818-982-4411, or view their gemstone masterpieces at 12456 Ventura Boulevard, Studio City, CA, or diamondandjewelrygallery.com. -TO

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AUGUST BIRTHSTONES: The Quiet Beauties

Saturday, August 22nd, 2015

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Many people today collect pieces of jewelry in the stone of their birth month — a set of gems commonly referred to as “birthstones.” In popular culture, men and women alike wear signature birthstone jewelry with a degree of sentimentality and pride. Birthstone jewels are often given as presents to children; or as gifts to spouses or parents to commemorate milestone events.

Wearing birthstone jewelry can be as creative and unique as its wearer. For example, a thoughtful husband might gift his wife a necklace or pendant featuring the birthstone of each member of their growing family. Or, for a fun way to brag about their brood, some mothers have custom eternity rings created in the birthstone of each new child and then stack them for an elegantly colorful look.

For those with delightful Summer birthdays or milestone events in August, the birthstone of the month is Peridot. Here’s a little bit about this quiet and often under-appreciated beauty.

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PERIDOT: The modern stone for August is the lovely peridot, a gemstone that ranges in color from yellowish green to brown. Arguably, the most popular peridots are those that present in bright, fresh lime greens and olive toned variations. Perhaps inspired by peridot’s calming color, the stone’s properties are thought to provide benefits including healing, stress reduction, anti-aging and protection.

Another August stone is SARDONYX. Though it is not as widely known or recognized, it is actually the traditional stone for August. Sardonyx is an agate ribboned with unusual red, orange, brown and white stripes. Ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans believed sardonyx would bring courage and victory to the wearer.

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WHERE TO BUY GEMSTONES

No matter how far away their exotic origins, you can find all of your favorite gemstones much closer to home at the Diamond and Jewelry Gallery Studio City, located in the beautiful red carpet district of Studio City, California. The beautiful showroom offers its clients stunning diamond, colored stone, gold and platinum pieces designed to fit a range of fine jewelry budgets from large to small. Voted “Favorite Jewelry Store” by the Los Angeles Daily News, the Diamond and Jewelry Gallery Studio City carries one the largest selections of precious colored stones and EGL & GIA certified diamonds anywhere – often at more than 50-75% below retail. This highly-reviewed store also guarantees their stones to be “conflict-free,” a detail which is increasingly important to today’s consumers.

Call 818-982-4411, or view their gemstone masterpieces at 12456 Ventura Boulevard, Studio City, CA, or diamondandjewelrygallery.com. View the video below to take a tour of the store. -T.O.