Designer News

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
There are jewelry designers with talent and expertise...and then there are jewelry designers who truly take your breath away. When purchasing diamond jewelry, there is no reason to settle for anything less than what is awe-inspiring. That’s why Lux Bond & Green, a trusted diamond jewelry retailer since 1898, only chooses to work with the finest, most talented and passionate jewelry designers on the planet. It’s hard to pick just a handful of favorites from this artistic group, but we’re up for the challenge. Here are three diamond jewelry designers that we’re loving right now, and why you should too.Roberto CoinWho doesn’t love a good secret? It’s even better when the package around the secret is beautiful. Each Roberto Coin piece of jewelry hides a tiny ruby on the inside that “kisses the ...
Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
This rich story of fine watchmaking begins all the way back in 1839, when the Patek Philippe legacy first began. Patek Philippe is the longest-standing internationally acclaimed and singularly-owned Genevan watch company today. This independence has allowed Patek Philippe to stay true to the brand’s vision and shape its own destiny. Patek Philippe is recognized for the highest-quality watch designs—positioned at the cutting edge of innovation—which have been winning awards and inspiring discriminating shoppers since 1839. Meanwhile, constant innovation has kept Patek Philippe in tune with advanced timepiece technology for the company’s entire lifetime, and envisioned future. Those who have the pleasure of owning a Patek Philippe watch will feel the distinguished honor of having such a fine timepiece, and it is usually passed down as an heirloom when the time is right. Timelessness is almost (ironically) an integral part of these timepieces. They are ...
Friday, June 21st, 2019
Diamonds are one of the most revered, unparalleled, symbols of love and commitment in the world. They are stunning, symbolic, valuable, and romantic! But what exactly are diamonds? It’s a head-scratcher, and it makes you think of all the other things you might not yet know about these seemingly “traditional” stones. There’s a lot to discover!Diamonds are made primarily of carbon, but what turns this basic element into a beautiful gem is a cocktail of three of planet Earth’s specialties: pressure, heat, and time. Raw diamonds are buried deep in the earth’s crust and up to 100 miles under the ground. They are between 1 and 3 billion years old. They’ve been cooked in an environment of a toasty 752 degrees, shaped by over 434,000 pounds of pressure per square inch, and then forced toward the earth’s surface from the deeper depths by ancient volcanos. They’re not only used for fine jewelry, but also in micro and electrical-engineering for...