Posts Tagged ‘grammy awards’

Green with envy

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

angelina-jolie-emerald-earringsAngelina Jolie is always a head turner, but on Grammy night there were two more reasons to take a second look.  Dangling from her ears were a pair of Colombian emerald earrings that weighed in at a whopping 115 carats.   They had a rich, intense color that emeralds from this region are know for.   To complete  the ensemble was a 65 carat, silver-dollar sized, emerald ring.   In a year where most of the Hollywood elite wore diamonds, this dazzling emerald set stood apart.

Angelina’s emerald earrings and ring up close. YouTube

Grammy Awards

Thursday, February 19th, 2009


Lorenzo, IJO designer of the year,  has once again been invited to the Grammy Awards.   If you aren’t familiar with Lorenzo you should be.  They are responsible for  some of the most beautiful silver and gold jewelry with vibrant colored  gemstones you’ve ever seen.   For the last three years they have been commissioned to design something special for the gift bags given at the Grammy awards.   In the past these bags have included, Resort Hotel stays, designer sunglasses, iphones, digital cameras, watches, perfume, clothes and jewelry.    All for free with a value between $25,000 to $30,000.   This year Lorenzo created a magnificent  black onyx pendant with a checkerboard cut and 18 karat, yellow gold highlights.   As well as cuff links with a hand cut, cylinder black onyx and 18 karat, yellow gold highlights.  Within the next week we will be getting these as well as many other new creations from Lorenzo.   Let us put them in a “gift bag” for you.