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Beaded Jewelry – Jewelry Trends of 2011

Beaded anklets & Beaded Jewelry

Ankle bracelets are nothing new, right? So why is the beaded anklets so popular? And really, beaded jewelry altogether is popular right now.

It isn’t just anklets, certainly, beads are EVERYWHERE. Fun, fancy and fabulous. Beads just make jewelry more fun and interesting! Do a quick Google search and you’ll find things like this (courtesy of SWCReations):

Take them in any form or fashion. You can get beads of glass, or metal… plastic, china, pottery… well, you get the point. There’s a huge variety to play with.

In fact, it’s the material of the bead that will dictate the cost. Check out this fun necklace from our eBay store today that illustrates the cool classy of  colored beads ~

14K Yellow Gold Bead and Lapis Endless Strand

14K Yellow Gold Bead and Lapis Endless Strand

A quick look around sites like http://www.jadesbeadedjewelry.com/ and others like it reveal products like these: 

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Breakfast with Boca Chamber and Fall Winter 2011 Fashion Show Highlights

Today is shaping up to be quite eventful!  This morning Richard Resnik and myself attended our first Boca Chamber Breakfast, sponsored by JM Lexus at the Country Club at Boca Raton.  We spent a few hours networking, and I received a free super-charged Twitter tutorial by Social Media Guru Staci Garcia. Thanks again, doll face!

Armed with a general understand of hash-tagging and mentions, tweet-reach algorithms and a strong determination, I can now finally proclaim that I understand Twitter. That actually is an accomplishment worthy of notation, as I was always intimidated by that little blue bird.

The Key Speakers from JM Lexus discussed the importance of Social Media for Business, informing the attending Members of how much value and positive impact can be obtained through Facebook, Twitter, Blogs and other Social Media Services. To steal a phrase from their presentation, Social Media in Business is “the fad that will never fade.” I spoke with a lovely gal who was photographing the Member Breakfast, also a writer, currently working in the Communications Department at the Boca Chamber, and we met with many other friendly local professionals.

It was a wonderful morning!

Boca Raton Beach


Thank You, Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce …and to my Boss for the ticket  🙂

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The whole wireless n to wireless g switch has me just a bit befuddled, and it is therefore time to take a quick little break from technology.

Let’s discuss the fantastic boots and couture designs that were revealed on the Milan Fall Winter 2011 Fashion Show runways!

From Alexander McQueen‘s feathered ivory boots to Dolce & Gabbana‘s consistent pairing of tall socks with flat shoes, there were certainly some fashion surprises that I can’t imagine anyone was expecting.

Alexander McQueen Fall Winter 2011

Alexander McQueen Fall Winter 2011

This lavender fashion fairy tale was designed by Sarah Burton of Alexander McQueen, and is in my all-time top five favorite catwalk creations list. The monochromatic ensembles of Dolce & Gabbana were certainly star spangled, with a repeating theme of tall socks worn with shiny textured flat shoes. To the naked ear, it may sound as if the whole socks with shoes attempt would ultimately fail at being appealing, despite how talented the designer may be. I may have thought the same, had I not seen this image… (Which, by the way, was taken as David Bowie‘s ‘Modern Love‘ provided the musical score! LOVE David Bowie!)

Dolce & Gabbana

The motorcycle jacket. This item has been at the very top of my wishlist since Fashion Week in New York 2010, where I fell head over heels for the Chanel motorcycle boots and black leather jacket. If I close my eyes, I can see those two toned boots paired with the slim fitting biker-chic jacket ever so clearly. While I adore Chanel, and who wouldn’t… my wallet isn’t exactly a fan. This is why the following release via the Vogue Blog made my day extra delightful!

The biker jacket is a classic, and at the Karen Millen press day today we found the perfect one for autumn. A great shape in hard-wearing leather (affordable too), it will hit the stores in September.12 May, 2011

Paris Fashion Week – Chanel Fall Winter 2011 

Chanel Fall Winter 2011

This Fashion Re-Cap wouldn’t be complete if the fantastic creations of Philipp Plein Spring Summer 2011 clothing and accessory designs were not mentioned. Quickly becoming my favorite Designer, Plein had exclusively designed furniture prior to 2004, when he embarked on his first street-fashion venture.

Fun Fact? In 2009, Mattel worked with Philipp Plein to design a special limited-edition Barbie doll to commemorate  50 years of the Barbie enterprise.  Philipp Plein-Barbie was presented to the public on February 4, 2009 at the Toy Fair in Nuremberg.


Philipp Plein Spring Summer 2011

Philipp Plain BIKER JACKET "MOULIN ROUGE"

Philipp Plein NECKLACE "ENCHANTED"

There are so many strong and opposing perspectives when viewing the world of fashion, almost as if personal opinions are heightened in particularity and detailed attention. I’m sure it has something to do with how personal many fashion enthusiasts consider their relationships with clothing to be. That sounds absurd, perhaps, but it actually is a rational and logical observation.

Everyone makes a decision when presented with 31 flavors of ice cream, out of which they must choose only one. Right? Some of us like cookie dough in our ice cream, peanut butter (righteous!), chocolate chips, even cherries and marshmallows show up in the most popular flavors. However, no matter how similar two people may be to one another, they will most often choose different flavors of ice cream.

I’m always the girl that gets vanilla ice cream, and while sometimes the sweet surprises in other flavors look scrumdidly-umptious, I always remain content with my classic choice. Am I right for always choosing vanilla? Can someone be held at fault for a personal preference? Is that a trick question?

With fashion,our personal preferences are ignited with a creative passion that far exceeds ice cream. We become protective of our perceptions, our preferences, as if there is one right answer, when there truly is no correct or incorrect where opinions are concerned. While I may rave about the incredible fashions of Philipp Plein, being nothing less than impressed by every ensemble showcased, I’m sure that a plethora of completely opposing opinions wouldn’t be hard to find.

That said, allow me to finally make the disclaimer I’ve been building up to…

The thoughts and opinions expressed within the Raymond Lee Jewelers Blog come from a personal point of view, and do not represent Raymond Lee Jewelers or any of the Jewelry and Fashion Designers mentioned.

Fashion Blogger Feature: Karla’s Closet

This not-so-little statement piece feature arrives via the visionary fashion and jewelry combinations of Karla’s Closet.

Karlas Closet . Chain Heavy.

The unique, flirty and ultimately classic ensemble you see here is just one of the ‘all vintage clothing‘ creations of the vintage-inspired business venture, Karla’s Closet.

A strictly vintage clothing store, Karla’s Closet items are all pre-worn.

Amazing fashion ensembles created from combinations of the Karla’s Closet eclectic inventory can be found with detailed descriptions right here… on the Karla’s Closet Blog.

In this photo, Karla models one of most fabulous outfits I’ve ever seen. Described by the Model/ Author/ Entrepreneur herself as:

“A vintage Ungaro skirt that I found on Ebay, an American Apparel striped sweater, 70s Erwin Pearl necklace,  Balenciaga sunglasses, my favorite Coach clutch, and Christian Louboutins.”

Clock Inspired 70s Erwin Pearl necklace

This timepiece-inspired statement necklace by jewelry designer Erwin Pearl, circa 1970’s is (in my humble and personal opinion), the glue that holds this bodacious outfit together. Sometimes an outfit even as adorable and stylish as this one, with a great pink pencil skirt and amazing matching clutch and heels still needs that one illuminating piece of jewelry that ties every piece together in perfect stylish harmony.

→→→→→→   So… without further adieu, allow me to present you with a glimpse of one of our most adored statement pieces :

18k Yellow Gold Heavy Chain Necklace w/Citrine & Diamond Enhancers

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18k Yellow Gold Heavy Chain with Citrine and Diamond Enhancers

This 18K Yellow Gold, Diamond and Citrine Necklace and Enhancer Set is a newly listed item at the Raymond Lee Jewelers eBay Store at an amazing price of $9,995.

Visit this Raymond Lee Jewelers eBay listing for additional images and information on this fantastic statement piece!

The Details:

Metal 18K Yellow Gold
Description 18K Yellow gold heavy chain, designer style toggle necklace pave set with diamonds.  Comes with Two enhancers one a heart shape pave set with diamonds and the other an emerald cut citrine
Weight 76.5 dwt
118.9 grams
Dimensions 16.5″, heart shape enhancer measures 1″ x .75″ and citrine enhancer measures approximately 1.24″ x .75″
Gemstones Diamonds at least 2.00ctw
Diamonds are VS in clarity and H/I in color
Citrine- 2 cabochons on clasp measuring 4mm and one emerald cut stone measuring 10mm x 8mm

Please, Meet This Valiant Vintage Omega Seamaster

Vintage Omega Seamaster Wristwatch for $595!

Given the homage we are currently paying in men’s wristwatch trends to classic, vintage style wristwatches with narrower bracelets and a large classic case, this valiantly designed, nostalgic timepiece had to be mentioned and shown to you here. If you’re still in need of that fifth and final Summer Essential, boys… Consider this awesome Omega wristwtch, available for only $595 at the Raymond Lee Jewelers eBay Store.

Good Morning, All!  While browsing our eBay store this morning, I came across this fantastic vintage watch by Omega. The model is Seamaster, with a stainless steel case and black leather bracelet. A bit of history about Omega’s Seamaster Series:

At the time the Seamaster was introduced in 1948, standard watches were extremely susceptible to water damage from even a dip in a sink or tub. The Seamaster was created as a line of standard dress-style watches which were ‘waterproof’ (as they called them then) suitable for swimming and other light water activities. Their water resistance then is about comparable to a 10 to 30 meter rating today. The now common diver’s watch style was unknown at that time.

Company Omega
Model Seamaster
Case Metal Stainless Steel
Case Measurement 32 mm
Bracelet Black Leather
Dial Silver
Crystal Plastic
Movement Automatic
Features Hours, Minutes, and Seconds

This your chance to own this Vintage Omega Seamaster Automatic Watch at an amazing price of $595 plus shipping Buy it Now or Best Offer.

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Accessorize Your Outfit With a Cocktail Ring!: Raymond Lee Jewelers

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Click Here for Ebay Listing of Cocktail Ring

A cocktail ring is also known as a dinner ring. A cocktail ring is a voluminous ring usually for women that consist of semiprecious and precious gemstones. These rings became stylish between the 1940s and 1950s. They are also defined as costume jewelry because they are colossal and vivid. Their popularity never vanishes because they are such an elegant and classy accessory. It’s mainly worn on the fourth finger of a right hand, but some people actually like to wear it on their pointer or middle finger. It used to be that these rings were very expensive and came in platinum, white gold, yellow gold, and sterling silver, but now cheaper modifications have been introduced.

You can find great cocktail rings at Raymond Lee Jewelers. There is a physical store located in Boca Raton, Florida, but you can also find most of their items on their Ebay store!

By: JM at Raymond Lee Jewelers

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Bvlgari (Bulgari) Celebrates 125th Year Anniversary!: Raymond Lee Jewelers

Bvlgari Earrings

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Bvlgari (Bulgari) is an Italian jeweler. Although Bvlgari is mainly talked about as a jewelry company, they also sell watches, handbags, fragrances, and accessories. In 1884 Sotirio Voulgaris founded his company. This company has been active for about 125 years! Their jewelry consists of many different gemstones and different jewelry designs. There are over 600 Bvlgari jewels on display in Paris to celebrate the 125th anniversary. These gemstones are also from Liz Taylor, Ingrid Bergman, and Sophia Lauren.

Raymond Lee Jewelers also sells Bvlgari jewelry. From earrings, to necklaces, rings, bracelets, and watches, they have it all! Many of their items are being listed on Ebay like the picture that is posted. For more information on purchasing these earrings, click the picture!

By: JM at Raymond Lee Jewelers

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Man Puts James Bond Rolex on Ebay for $9.95 Goes for $66,100: Raymond Lee Jewelers

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December 2010, a man put a James Bond Rolex on Ebay for just $9.95! It was an antique diving watch, and he thought it had its time. So he decided to put it up for sale. He did not dive anymore, so he did not need it anymore. People saw how good the price was, and started to bid on it. When it started to pass $30,000 the owner was in shock! He thought it was a mistake. He then asked his son to help him research about the watch and learned the true value of it. Once the bidding stopped, the owner, Bob, saw the highest bid of $66,100. Someone asked if he had a problem selling it now that he knows the true value, and he said “no,” that it did not bother him. There are many places to buy a Rolex, but you could come into Raymond Lee Jewelers to see the Rolex’s!

By: Jaimee at Raymond Lee Jewelers

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