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    Chanel Resort: Now with Diamonds!

    While I wasn’t in love with everything in Karl Lagerfeld’s Chanel 2012 Resort show, I did find something that made me personally happy: the jewels! Karl brought on the bling, all…

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    The Modern Hoop

    For a while, chandelier earrings were all the rage. And then we were seeing long, straight drops. But the hoop seems to be back and bigger than ever — literally. Take…

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    RIP Elizabeth Taylor

    Elizabeth Taylor‘s passing is top news today, and here at Portero we’re sad not only for the death of a great actress and activist, but one of the world’s foremost jewelry…

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    Notable Necklaces

    I think Mandy Moore looks adorable here promoting her new Disney movie Tangled. Her sweet Paule Ka LBD only needs two strong accessories–fabulous red satin heels and a multi-strand pearl and…

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    Diamonds & Lace

    Lately all the young starlets have been taking to the red carpet in peek-a-boo black lace dresses. Just in the past couple of weeks, Emma Watson stepped out in Rafael Lopez, Taylor…

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    Big Ice

    September 24, 2009 was a lucky day in the South African Petra Diamond Cullinan mine when a 507.55 carat rough diamond (above) was found among the rubble. The huge stone–extremely rare and apparently…

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    Designer Jewelry

    Aurora Butterfly of Peace

    Over the last few years, people have been getting more and more interested in colored diamonds. The intrigue actually shot up when Ben Affleck proposed to Jennifer Lopez in 2002 with…