CED Blog

Rutilated Quartz Mysterious and Enchanting

December 15, 2010

It emerges when rutiles appear within the quartz. Rutile is a mineral composed of titanium dioxide which crystallizes. They are the amazing thin needles of color (often gold and silver strands) within the mineral; these needles remind me of those found on the majestic pine on a crisp and snow-covered morning

The Jewels of Wallis Simpson

December 8, 2010

The former Duchess of Windsor, the American who stole Prince Edward’s heart and caused him to give up his throne, this is Wallis Simpson. All of the above jewels and more were auctioned off in London late yesterday; all twenty pieces reportedly went for a combined 12.5 million.

Diane von Furstenberg

November 10, 2010

It’s not new news that I love clean lines, sharp angles and minimalistic ideas. I am a jewelry designer and that’s the way I design my jewelry. Diane von Furstenberg is a clothing designer, that is how she designs clothes and that is why I love most everything she designs.

Alexandrite’s Changing Colors

October 27, 2010

Linked to the Gemini constellation, alexandrite, with a hardness of 8.5, embodies the duality of its zodiac counterpart; it’s literally an emerald and a ruby! Itwas discovered in the emerald mines of the Ural Mountains. The Russian tsar, Alexander II, was so intrigued by the stone that it was named after him

CED Custom Sea Glass Ring

October 13, 2010

Sometimes the best inspiration comes from our clients who bring interesting ideas to the table. One such client was inspired by our round disk ring but combined the idea with sea glass.

Elaine Kim- Edgy Yet Clean

September 23, 2010

Known in Los Angeles as one of fashion’s taste makers, Elaine Kim established herself as an industry innovator with the global success of her iconic contemporary women’s wear brand. Elaine designs for the artistic and style-conscious woman

The Ring: Right or Left

August 13, 2010

The Ring. Those are powerful words with different connotations for different people. For some it means engagements, weddings and marriage. For some it means buying the perfect gift for that special someone. For others it stands for glamorous independence and self-indulgence

The Brilliance of Bold Statement Pieces

July 9, 2010

Robert Browning had it right when he said “less is more.” Throughout the years there have been varying levels and stages of fashion but it is finally starting to come to the bold, yet minimalistic,

Three Independence Day Looks

July 4, 2010

Red white and blue are the themes for the American Independence Day celebration.