The Foxy Pearl BLOG

When it comes to jewelry, there are no rules, only preferences.
multiple brooches

A History and Evolution of Brooches

September 25, 2019

Broches did not start out as jewels. Yet, I find them to be the most fascinating jewelry pieces ever made. For one, they are not limited to any specific part of the body, shape, or form. This gives them the…

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Seven Affordable Minimalist Jewelry Brands That You’ll Love

September 8, 2019

Minimalist jewelry is as popular as it’s ever been. And even if it isn’t an entirely new fashion concept, it’s been only about five years since it started gaining significant exposure. Partially due to bloggers and celebrities alike, this type…

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Stylish Medical ID Bracelet

Medical ID Bracelets in the Jewelry World

July 31, 2019

Medical ID bracelets have been in use for a few decades now, yet not many of us might be familiar with the concept. Developed in 1953, they served a practical purpose and were by no means considered fashionable jewelry items.…

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Ashley McNamara - An Owner and CEO of Pure Pearls

Exclusive Interview with Ashley McNamara – an Owner and CEO of Pure Pearls

July 2, 2019

As classic as pearls are, they are just as enigmatic. Which, off course, only adds to their charm. What’s more – they are versatile! You’ll see them on just about any outfit and living up to any occasion. Be it…

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Five Fashion Forward Jewelry Brands That Rock With Style

June 16, 2019

“Jewelry has the power to be this one little thing that can make you feel unique”, said Jennie Kwon and I couldn’t agree more. But amid all trending fashions of the moment, remaining authentic becomes increasingly harder. That is why…

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Tanzanite

Tanzanite: Mind-Blowing Facts of the Ultimate Rare Gem

May 22, 2019

My favorite gemstone besides pearls and a slight obsession ever since I spotted it while vacationing in Tanzania some time ago, has turned 50 last year. 2018 marked half a century from the first time tanzanite was introduced on the…

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Pearls

Pearls: Rare, Beautiful, Living

January 25, 2019

Talk about unique! Pearls are the epitome of uniqueness, and if you’re looking for truly distinctive jewelry, you should look no further than this gorgeous gem. While most pearls on the market today are cultured or even imitation, the real…

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Alexandrite

Alexandrite: The Transformer Gem

January 15, 2019

A truly distinctive, unorthodox, and a rare natural phenomenon of a gem is what alexandrite is known to be. Ever since it was first discovered in 1834 in the Ural region of Russia, this stone has been causing sensation in…

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Tribal

Tribal Jewelry: Back to Our Roots

December 20, 2018

Tribal or ethnic jewelry, as some might refer to it, has long been the point of my interest. There is a certain magical feel and mystique to it as it holds the key to our humanity. Our struggles and progress…

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Native American Jewelry

Mysteriousness and Authenticity of Native American Jewelry

December 10, 2018

Native American jewelry is a world of its own. A strong sense of individualism and a dose of mysteriousness is what sets it apart from the rest. Several Native American tribes were crafted jewelers, most notably Navajo, Zuni, and Hopi,…

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Woman with tribal jewelry

Tribal

November 15, 2018

Tribal or ethnic jewelry, as some might refer to it, has long been the point of my interest. There is a certain magical feel and mystique to it as it holds a key to our humanity – its struggles and…

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Tourmaline

Tourmaline: The Endless Scheme of Colors

October 20, 2018

From a geological standpoint tourmaline is a large group of baron silicate minerals. In the jewelry world, it is one of the most beautiful and color rich gems. There are 32 individually named minerals that comprise tourmaline. Therefore, tourmaline can…

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