Statement Earrings: Red Carpet Looks For Less

 Red Carpet Season is here and the only thing sparkling brighter than the stars themselves are their earrings!  Behold, fellow jewelry lovers, the statement earring.  Beauty is truly in the eye of the beholder right now.  Though you may not get to enjoy the view, others who gaze your way will be captivated by your bold look.  The statement earring can be worn during the day when you want to brighten up your everyday look or at night for when you want to turn heads.  This is truly a trend to embrace and I've picked some of my favorite looks from the recent Golden Globe Awards.  Here's how to create your own red carpet style without breaking the bank:

Allison Williams


Warmup your complexion with these Deb Guyot Rose Quartz Gemstone Drop Earrings.  Notice how the soft pink color enhances Allison Williams' skin and lips. 

Alyssa Milano 


We love the pops of color that Alyssa Milano chose!  Create your own eye-catching look with Treasures of India 8.42 ct Turquoise, Ruby and Diamond Drop Earrings.


Debra Messing



Debra Messing has cast a spell on us and we are coveting her mysterious look.  Good thing that Joan Boyce "Mediterranean Magic" Cracked Stone Clip-on Earrings  will quell the spell!


Emily Blunt


Do you love Emily Blunt's Red Carpet look?  Let imitation be the sincerest form of flattery, and try these Colleen Lopez "Fancy This" Pavé CZ Rectangle Stone Drop Earrings.  Ruby is known as the "King of Gems" - you'll look like the Queen of Hearts wearing these stunners.


Jennifer Garner



If you are in the mood to unleash your inner goddess, then Real Collectibles by Adrienne Indian-Style Three-Layer Teardrop Earrings are perfect for the part.  These earrings are gorgeous with a undone updo just like Jennifer Garner's !


Julianne Moore


Old Hollywood glamour is never old, as proven by the stunning Julianne Moore!  Get her timeless look with Colleen Lopez Multi-Shaped Crystal Flower Drop Earrings.  The elongated style is super flattering and the sparkle from these chandeliers will keep all eyes on you!


Naomi Watts



Pull off Naomi Watts million dollar look and capture the attention of all of those around you with Jean Dousset's 5.08 ct. Absolute Ruby Drop Earrings - Oh la la!


Rosario Dawson


Look exotic and mystical like Rosario Dawson in these Sajen Silver Marquise-Shaped Blue Aqua Drusy Earrings.  This style of earring flatters every face shape and the natural sparkle of mother nature's will bring chic elegance to any outfit. 


Salma Hayek Pinault


Instead of going for a diamond earring, Selma Hayek bumped up the style bar with an unexpected blue color similar to Rarities: Fine Jewelry with Carol Brody Blue Topaz Sterling Silver Drop Earrings.  Timeless and elegant, these icy blue drop earrings will never go out of style.


Taylor Swift 


We love the romantic depth of color in Taylor Swifts' look.  Make the look uniquely yours with Red Magenta Drusy and African Amethyst Sterling Silver Drop Earrings and let the sparkle of the drusy romance all who look your way!

Strut down the street like its your own Red Carpet and make a statement with this year's must have earrings!

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love them all could never choose which one is the most beautiful;
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Be My Valentine: Gift Picks For You!

Cupid has paid an early visit to HSN, so I decided to pick out a few Valentine goodies just for you!    Check out the fantastic fashion, decadent desserts,  lacy lingerie, mood enhancing candles, and heart pounding jewelry that I've picked with you in mind!  Why not show yourself some love and treat yourself to a Valentine gift this year? <3


Don't give your Valentine the cold shoulder!  Instead, show off your beautiful decolletage in Colleen Lopez "Favorite" Peasant Top.  This peasant top is perfect to wear with a fitted trouser, or a pencil shirt to work, then shimmy down the shoulders for a sexier look later that night.  If you are feeling a bit more va va va voom, then we love the Colleen Lopez 'Serpent" Dress!  This dress' wrap style and sexy serpent will help you will beguile your date and everyone else with your seemingly flawless figure.



Staying in on Valentine's Day?  Make it special with delicacies!  Pick up the famously delicious Serendipity 3 Frrrozen Hot Mint Chocolate Mix - 12 Pack!  Share the love and pair them with Valentines cards as a tasty gift!  Just looking at the picture of the Very Vera 9" Red Velvet Layer Cake makes our mouths water.  Indulge a little - after all, I've heard calories don't count on Valentine's Day ;)



Having a hard time telling someone that magic word?  Primal Elements Love Wish 9.5 oz. Candle gives you an easy and creative way to let your loved one in on your secret!  Show yourself some love with Wacoal's Embrace Lace Underwire Bra.  You can never underestimate the power of confidence that some lacy lingerie will bring!  



Sugar comes in many forms, and jewelry just happens to be our favorite!  We have a feeling that our Valentine's day will not feel complete without Christine Darren's Rose Drusy Heart Station 18" Necklace .  The hearts look like you were sprinkled with drusy, making you look like a jeweled confection!  What's sparkle without radiance?  Pair your new necklace with Colleen Lopez "Mother's Day" 8ct Morganite and White Topaz Sterling Silver and 14k Gold Accents Ring.  If someone happens to give this to you as a gift ( don't be ashamed to drop a few hints!), you may just blush as lovely as the 8ct Morganite!


Show yourself some love by treating yourself to something special and have a Happy Valentine's Day!

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Valentine's Day Red!

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Star Studded Style Coming to Designer Gallery with Colleen Lopez!

Every week while I'm at the nail salon, I like to page through the latest magazines for a little jewelry inspiration.  A good magazine and a manicure go hand in hand:)  I always feel like a proud mom when I see some of our upcoming Designer Gallery designs popping off the pages!  Vogue, Harpers Bazar, In Style, Cosmopolitan, WWD, Glamour, and Marie Claire are just a few of the magazines that have featured jewelry by Isharya 925 and Muse by Gypsy.  These two "celebrity favorite" designers are returning to our Designer Gallery on HSN on Monday, January 14th - Get ready to be star-struck! 

Isharya 925

One of my favorite designer jewelry collections, Isharya 925, will be here with some gorgeous new pieces that combine the look of California cool with Bollywood glamour. Designers, sisters-in-law Radhika and Gauri Tandon, have created a stunning sterling silver collection exclusively for HSN.  Their hand crafted, solid sterling silver pieces are exotic and luxurious - the most discriminating silver lover will be impressed!  Tune in Monday at 6:00 PM ET to view the collection - here's a sneak peek at a few of my top picks...


Ellie Kemper 

Isharya 925 5 Stone Multi-band Bypass Ring: Wish upon a star!   Like stars twinkling in the night sky, this lovely Lapis Lazuli ring captures the beauty with the deep rich blue and the natural shimmer of golden pyrite flecks.  This must-have ring features 5 oval stones that creates the look of stacked bands for smooth, comfortable style.



Ashely Tisdale 

Isharya 925 Quartz Crystal Geometric Bib Necklace: The ultimate Diva necklace!   Drape yourself in stunning sparkle with this amazing rock quartz crystal and polished sterling silver necklace.  Featuring over 100 carats of genuine rock quartz crystal, this magical necklace is a real head-turner.  Get ready to be in the spot light when you wear this dazzler!



Cameron Diaz 

Isharya 925 Gemstone Filigree Sterling Silver Ring:  A Turquoise dream come true!  I love the swirly filigree tempering the bold turquoise centerpiece in this stunning statement ring.  The crowning touch is a faceted rock crystal dome that magnifies the intense beauty of this exotic design.  



Anna Faris  

 Isharya 925 Black Agate "Snake" Ring:  A real charmer!  Even though I'm not a big fan of the live version, this is one snake that I love having wrapped around my finger.  Add exotic intrigue to your everyday wardrobe with this sleek, stylish snake ring.  A symbol of good luck, it's the perfect way to celebrate the "year of the snake". 



Drew Barrymore

 Isharya 925 Agate Chandelier Earrings: Ready for your close up!   Glamorous, feminine and stunning - what more can I say about these beautiful earrings?  Not for the faint of heart, these show stopping statement earrings will make you look and feel like a shining star! 



Jessica Simpson 

Isharya 925 Filigree and Gemstone Hoop Earrings:  Hoop Dreams!  I love the lacey filigree and tiny carved gemstone beads that add modern, feminine style to your wardrobe.  You choice of malachite, turquoise or lapis - these Moon Bali earrings are one of Isharya's best sellers are sure to become your go-to hoops for work or play.



Musé by Gypsy 


I'm also excited to welcome back Musé by Gypsy to our Designer Gallery!  Jeanette Simon's collection is a favorite of many of today's celebs - Her designs add global glamour to every woman's wardrobe.  If you love antique and vintage designs, you will truly appreciate the beauty, history and artistry in every single piece in our exclusive Musé by Gypsy collection.   We're over the moon about our shows coming up on Monday, January 14th.  Check out a few of our Musé by Gypsy picks below and join us on Monday at 12:00 noon and see this star studded collection! 


Kristin Cavallari 

Musé By Gypsy Pomegranate Necklace:  Unleash the power of pomegranate!  Inspired by one of the worlds most ancient fruits, this new Pomegranate collection is both unique and beautiful.  Featuring genuine red beryl gemstone pomegranate "seeds", the pomegranate symbolizes fertility, abundance and eternal life.  



Elise Testone 

Musé by Gypsy Night and Day Multigem Bracelet:  It's all in the wrist.  Your wrist will take center stage when you wear this gorgeous pearl and gemstone multi row bracelet.  Everything old is new again - modern vintage never looked so good! 


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wow: beautiful JEWLERY,wont one of each, thank you colleeen .
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Everything is sooooo beautiful.... Count Me in!!!!
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Exquisite Indulgences

I've come to the conclusion that jewelry is a lot like dessert - hard to resist.  But don't you find that the most satisfying taste is when you take  a bite of the most decadent dessert?  The same can be said for jewelry.  Everyday jewelry is nice, just like that Dr. recommended "apple a day", I like to say a little sparkle a day keeps the doctor away :)  But then there's the jewelry we covet most, the kind that we've dreamt of since we were little girls, the kind that we will pass down to our granddaughters and will become tomorrow's heirlooms. Here are a few exquisite indulgences sure to satisfy your jewelry cravings for seasons to come.


The Stone of Emotion: Kunzite

For our 25th wedding Anniversary my darling husband gave me my first and only canary diamond ring.  So many of you have asked me about this ring over the years, I wanted to share this gorgeous design with you.  We've recreated my ring (with the help of my son, Carlos, the jeweler) using rare, radiant cut Canary Kunzite!  The center stone is set in 14 Karat gold prongs and the side white topaz stones are set in a custom "town house" design.  Kunzite is said to bring the wearer good fortune, a joyful disposition, and stress release.  Gift yourself with this timeless Colleen Lopez "Anniversary" 6 ct Canary Kunzite and Whitet Topaz Ring - It's a real keeper (just like my hubby).


The Stone of Divine Love - Pink Morganite

Ahhh, Morganite.  The color and sparkling beauty of this stone will make any gem lover smile.   Three years ago my son, Carlos, made this ring for me for Mother's Day.  This Colleen Lopez "Mother's Day" 8ct  Pink Morganite and White Topaz Ring is truly breathtaking!  Morganite has long been known as the stone of Divine Love.  It is said to open the heart and promotes inner joy and peace.  Every day will feel like Mother's Day when you wear this beauty.



The Stone of Emotional Balance - Opal


Wrap yourself in exotic luxury this season wearing this dazzling Colleen Lopez Ethiopian Opal Necklace.  This 50 inch endless strand  of soothing opal stones is perfect for layering and brings warmth and light to your neckline.  Besides its ethereal beauty, Opal is known for its emotional balancing properties and its strong connection to the sea.  Take the plunge and bask in opal's glow for the holidays.


The Stone of Protection - Amethyst


For the woman who has an insatiable gemstone craving this CL by Design Amethyst Cluster Bracelet is 185.3 carats of pure purple indulgence.  This hand made masterpiece is sure to satisfy even the most discriminating gemstone appetite.   If you have a real sweet tooth - this calorie free confection is the ultimate way to bathe your wrist in dazzeling wrist candy.


Treat yourself to something extraordinary this season, something that you don't purchase everyday, and unlike dessert that only lasts for a moment, these exquisite indulgences will last a lifetime!



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beautiful jewlery,would love to own your yellow canary ring.
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Fire and Ice: Herkimer Quartz "Diamonds"

Baby, it's cold outside!  Coming up on December 3rd we're getting ready to heat things up with some sparking fire and ice for your jewelry wardrobe!  We can't wait to introduce you to our Herkimer Earrings Today's Special!  Last time Designer, Deb Guyot, brought her Herkimer "Diamonds" to HSN as a Today's Special, we sold out in a record breaking 6 minutes.  We are shivering with excitement for the midnight launch of our Herkimer Earrings - these rare beauties are the perfect sparkling gift to go under the tree!

 Herkimer Quartz Diamonds are a true national treasure!  Exclusively mined in Herkimer  County, New York, these rare double terminated stones have 18 natural facets.  With their diamond-like appearance and sparkle they earned the nick name Herkimer Diamonds.  While diamonds are the hardest gem, Herkimer quartz is the hardest quartz and rates a 7.5 on the Mohs scale of hardness, making it not only beautiful to admire, but a brilliant choice for for everyday wear.

Lore tells us that Herkimers also have mystical powers. They are said to provide the wearer with spiritual growth as well as clarity and transformation.  Plus, they are known to energize and enliven one, which is a definite welcome during the holiday season!  Here are a few of our favorite picks coming up on December 3rd:




How could you resist this necklace?  Imagine the entrance that you will make anywhere you go when you are sporting this quartz wonder!  Deb Guyot certainly knows how to fill our sparkle craving with this exceptional Herkimer Quartz Tennis Necklace.


These Deb Guyot Herkimer Quartz "Trapeze" Earrings will trap you with their mystical beauty.  Some say that they may bring you spiritual enlightenment, yet all agree that the will bring light and warmth to your face with the greatest of ease!




Possibilities are endless when you wear this Deb Guyot Designs Herkimer Quartz "Endless" Necklace.  We love its 54" style which you can double up, add an enhancer too, or torsade and add a ribbon for an "of the moment" look!



Cathch Herkimer Fever and watch our Designer Gallery with Colleen Lopez:

Sunday December 2nd: 11pm-2am EST

Monday December 3rd: 12p-3p & 9p-11p EST


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