Monthly Archives: February 2012

Not a Tiffany Necklace, But a Good Cause

Sterling Canyon reports on a jewelry auction over the weekend that supported the Saby Charity Foundation, based in Almaty, Kazakhstan.  Christie’s Auction House and Avakian joined forces to auction off several pieces of jewelry, the highlight being this necklace or … Continue reading

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What to Wear at the Oscars?

Sterling Canyon wishes all of the Oscar nominees the best of luck.  Sterling Canyon also wants to have a little fun and predict what the ladies will wear on the red carpet.  If Pantone has anything to do with it, … Continue reading

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Rubies Finally Get the Lead Out of Jewelry

Sterling Canyon wants to alert everyone about lead filled Ruby gemstones.  Finally after years of dilly dalling around, the Gemological Institute of America has decided to resolve the issue by categorizing these stones as “manufactured product”.  The institution has revealed … Continue reading

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How is Your Fine Jewelry Made? Details

Last time, Sterling Canyon described where much of the fine jewelry today is made.  Ancona, Italy is a hot bed of artisans that supply many fine jewelers with beautiful necklaces and bracelets that customers are looking for. We traveled there … Continue reading

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How is Your Fine Jewelry Made?

Sterling Canyon wants you to be informed about what you buy or wish you could buy. We read an article from the National Jewelers Association that described the artistic efforts of local jewelry makers in Italy’s Le Marche region, where … Continue reading

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Grammy Girls Trend the Spring Jewelry

Sterling Canyon reports that the Grammy Awards last Sunday was a terrific show in music.  It was also a terrific fashion show, with the jewelry taking center stage.  The jewelry reflects the Spring trends in jewelry, being large with bright … Continue reading

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The True Meaning of Valentine’s Day

Two thousand years ago when Valentine’s Day began with a Roman soldier and his ultimate death, who would have imagined that love is celebrated with a box of Christopher Elbow chocolates?  Today, love has to be shown by giving the … Continue reading

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Two Buck Chuck is Ten Years Old

It has come to the attention of Sterling Canyon that “Two Buck Chuck” the terrific wine sold by Trader Joe’s has been selling for ten years strong.  When Trader Joe’s first came to our town, we were informed by Joe’s … Continue reading

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Giant Emerald Becomes a Giant Lemon

Sterling Canyon reported on January 23rd on the large Emerald gemstone that was being touted by Regan Blair Reaney, a so called jeweler from Canada.  Reaney was preparing to auction off this green stone, weighing 57 thousand carats or 25 … Continue reading

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SAG Awards Bring Out the Best Jewelry

Sterling Canyon reports that celebrities again shown brightly at the 18th annual Screen Actors Guild awards last Sunday.  The high fashion impressed many critics and is perhaps a runner up to the Academy Awards next month.  Drop and chandelier earrings … Continue reading

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