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Holiday Gift Guide

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Holiday Gift Guide

We've put together a gift guide filled with a few of our favorite things from our lineup of international independent designers, to make your holiday shopping easy and delightful.  There is handmade jewelry from London based Carolina Wong, who's unique and artistic creations of woven recycled gold, pearls and semi-precious stones are the perfect gift for someone with a creative and feminine flare that appreciates delicate detailing in their jewelry. Her focus on upcycled and recycled materials makes her pieces perfect for the eco-conscious person who wants to feel good about their accessories being ethically made.   And we also have handmade jewelry...

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Add Sparkle to Your Look with Jewelry

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Add Sparkle to Your Look with Jewelry

These days comfort is key. As much of our world becomes more virtual, the need for full body workwear lessens. Video based meetings and calls mean you can look put together, while still wearing your slippers and none will be the wiser.  A great way to pull your look together is by adding accessories, especially jewelry. You can wear a simple sweater or top, and once you layer a necklace and some earrings, it will change your look completely. When you see someone wearing jewelry, you know that they have taken that extra effort to put themselves together with care and also...

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Gemstones for Every Mood

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Gemstones for Every Mood

One of the reasons we love jewelry so much is how it can make us feel when we wear it. There are so many beautiful natural crystals and stones available and they all evoke different moods. Some people believe that stones give off an energy and can affect us in unseen ways. Perhaps this is one of the reasons we can be so moved by certain pieces.  Farra always incorporates several different stone stories into each collection. We've selected a few of our favorites below.   Lapis Lazuli is an ancient stone that was venerated by the Egyptians. It was a sign...

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Why Pearls Are So Special

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Why Pearls Are So Special

The History of Pearls:  Pearls are unique among gemstones because they don’t arise from the depths of the earth but from the sea. They require no special cutting or polishing to maximize their lustrous beauty, which has been treasured since ancient times and ensures that pearl jewelry will always be appreciated and desired.  Pearls were used in jewelry at least as far back as ancient Greece, and until the 20th century pearls were one of the most valued gems, if not the most valuable, in many cultures. The rulers of the Byzantine empire dictated that only the emperor was allowed to wear pearls, and other...

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