2016 – What a Wild Ride This Has Been

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Oh man, 2016 has been a wild ride. This time of year I like to take stock of things, personally and professionally, while catching up with friends, attending holiday parties where people still think it’s ok to wear an ugly Christmas sweater – good Lord people for all that is holy please stop doing this – and shopping online to avoid the … Read More

Colorless vs Near Colorless Moissanite

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Moissanite Color Grading Let’s start out with a brief lesson in color grading moissanite (I know, I hear ya, snooze, but bear with me), and then we’ll get into which color gemstone is right for you. Here’s a breakdown of the primary color ranges and the corresponding letter grades: White As All Hell: D, E, F Almost As White As All Hell: … Read More

5 Things You Should Know About SUPERNOVA Moissanite

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1. It's a moissanite, too. What is a SUPERNOVA Moissanite? The SUPERNOVA is a new moissanite available now, and we are SUPER excited (see what I did there?) to be the first retailer on the planet to sell them! They are gorgeous, and are being cut in a huge array of sizes. Plus, we can also get custom cuts, so … Read More

Monthly Update – Press, New Supernova Moissanite, Lustour Results on the Way

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A Bit O' Press… J Hollywood Designs is in the news, my friends! A few weeks ago we were interviewed for JCK Online, an industry trade publication. JCK is the primary sponsor and organizer of the enormous gem and jewelry show Colleen and I attended in early June. The article talks about the new moissanites coming to market now that the Charles & Colvard patent … Read More