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Valentine's Day Jewelry NYC | Best Gift Ideas February 01 2014, 0 Comments

Love is in the air!

Why not celebrate with gorgeous black diamonds?

 

 

These beautifully handcrafted black diamond cross drop earrings are unique and edgy.

 

 

This delicately handcrafted black diamond teardrop necklace is feminine with a modern twist!

 

 

 

 

 


History of Engagement Rings | NYC Jewelry Artist January 05 2014, 0 Comments

It's proposal season!

 

Did you know when engagement rings first originated? Neither did we until we stumbled upon an article from 25karats.com!

The first engagement ring dates back all the way to our prehistoric ancestors, the cavemen! Archaeologists believe that men would place braided cords around the woman's wrist, waist and feet. This tradition then ended when the ancient Egyptians began using rings in their marriage ceremonies. 

The first true example of an actual wedding band, or engagement ring started in Egypt about 2800 BC. Archaeologists uncovered several mummies from that era that were buried with silver or gold rings on their left hands. Ancient Egyptians believed that the left ring finger was connected to the heart, which is a tradition that we still use today!

The first diamond engagement ring Archduke Maximilian of Austria gave to his love when he proposed to her in 1477. It was a unique ring that featured several pieces of flattened diamonds that spelled the letter "M" for her name, Mary.

The tradition of giving rings didn't become popular until the 1700's with "posey rings" in Europe. "Posey rings" were bands that were inscribed with lines of poetry and given to sweethearts as a token of their love and affection.   

In the 21st century, engagement have evolved. Be it  a traditional white solitaire diamond setting to a more edgy black or grey diamond setting a ring is and always will be extraordinary way to say, "I love you". 


Rose Gold Diamond V Ring | Edgy Chic Designs December 26 2013, 0 Comments

Did you find a little Catherine Angiel under your tree? This Rose Gold Diamond Knuckle ring is perfect for any occasion!


Diamond Dragon Pendant NYC | Edy and Chic December 22 2013, 0 Comments

Only 3 days left until Christmas!

This beautifully handcrafted White Gold and Diamond Dragon Pendant is a powerful symbol of nobility and abundance. The perfect gift for him or her!

 


Rose Gold Diamond Rings | Unique Engagement Ring Ideas December 07 2013, 0 Comments

Madison Ave. meets Soho!

A Diamond for all seasons!

 

This bold, elegant, edgy ring blends a magnificent Chameleon Diamond with warm and sophisticated Rose Gold.

 

 


Pyrite Bracelet NYC | Unique Gift Ideas December 06 2013, 0 Comments

Great Holiday Gift Idea!

Be bold this holiday season with this sexy multi-strand Pyrite Bracelet. The fine handcrafted filigree detailing makes this a statement piece that's perfect for any occasion!

 


Champagne Diamond Earrings | Vintage meets Modern Classics December 04 2013, 0 Comments

Add some Hollywood Glam into your wardrobe with these Champagne Diamond Filigree Earrings. Feminine, Edgy and Chic

 


Catherine Angiel's 20th Anniversary Event November 23 2013, 0 Comments

Thank you everyone for coming out to celebrate the shop's 20th anniversary! Love, Catherine & Team


Neiman Marcus Michigan Avenue Trunk Show October 18 2013, 0 Comments

Having a blast in Chicago! Stop by to say hi and check out the stunning new designs until 5PM today! — at Neiman Marcus Chicago Michigan Ave.

 


Catherine Angiel Exclusively Featured at the Jill Lynn Gallery in Southampton all Summer Season! July 20 2010, 0 Comments

View and purchase Catherine Angiel's exclusive designs at the Jill Lynn Gallery throughout this summer season!

Located at : 66 Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY, 11968

Jill Lynn Gallery Website

Catherine Angiel’s work is fresh and original. She is mindful of others and is an active supporter; she maintains her long list of elite followings while being the most down to earth designer you will ever meet. Her philosophy is to change the everyday mundane with a bit of Rock ‘n Roll, bringing a uniquely cultivated look of edgy elegance.

“I’m an artist and my pallet choices are precious stones and unusual metals” - Catherine Angiel

Take a break from the heat and step into the Jill Lynn Gallery for a fabulous design created by a talented artist that you will not find anywhere else!