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Crystal Christmas Tree

Crystal Christmas Tree
What cities in Italy have the best Christmas celebrations? (perhaps with ice skating, lights, trees, etc)?

I am going to Berlin which has an amazing Swarovski Crystal Christmas Tree, Ice Skating, Carolers, and Christmas Festival but unfortunately I am leaving for Italy the day before that all begins… I was wondering if there is anything similar in Italy? Thanks!

Hi,

Christmas In ITALY
The popularity of the Nativity scene, one of the most beloved and enduring symbols of the holiday season, originated in Italy. St. Francis of Assisi asked a man named Giovanni Vellita of the village of Greccio to create a manger scene. St. Francis performed mass in front of this early Nativity scene, which inspired awe and devotion in all who saw it. The creation of the figures or pastori became an entire genre of folk art.

In Rome, cannon are fired from Castel St. Angelo of Christmas Eve to announce the beginning of the holiday season. A 24-hour fast ends with an elaborate Christmas feast. Small presents are drawn from the Urn of Fate.

The main exchange of gifts takes place on January 6, the feast of the Epiphany, the celebration in remembrance of the Magi’s visit to the Christ Child. Children anxiously await a visit from La Befana who brings gifts for the good and punishment for the bad. According to legend, the three wise men stopped during their journey and asked an old woman for food and shelter. She refused them and they continued on their way. Within a few hours the woman had a change of heart but the Magi were long gone. La Befana, which means Epiphany, still wonders the earth searching for the Christ Child. She is depicted in various ways: as a fairy queen, a crone, or a witch.

Ref : http://www.the-north-pole.com/around/italy.html

Crystal Christmas Tree
Crystal Christmas Tree
Crystal Christmas Tree

Heart Solitaire Diamond

Heart Solitaire Diamond
Where can I find a wedding band to fit up against my heart shaped diamond ring?

My ring is a heart shaped solitaire with a wrap around it. I’m trying to find a wedding band that will fit up against the bottom of the heart.

Most good jewelers will make custom jewelry. Something like a simple band to fit an engagement ring should be easy for them to do. If that option seems a bit too expensive go to a mall jewerly store like Kay’s and see what options they have for wedding bands to go with their rings. If they sell heart diamond rings they will carry a band to go with it. Just make sure you get the same metal for the band as the ring. While the color may look the same now 25 years down the line the colors will age differently. A small detail in the long run but if you know about it now you can avoid it. Good luck with the marriage hopefully the rings will still be on your fingers in 50 years.

Heart Solitaire Diamond
Heart Solitaire Diamond
Heart Solitaire Diamond

Tone Diamond Pendant

Tone Diamond Pendant
Writers please rate my story it’s chapter one. I promise youll love it. If you do please star it?

WHAT ARE YOUR OPINIONS ON THIS STORY? WHAT DID YOU LIKE ABOUT IT WHAT DON’T YOU LIKE ABOUT IT. IF YOU WANT TO READ THE WHOLE THING PLEASE POST YOUR EMAIL.

PLEASE TELL ME HOW I CAN IMPROVE ON MY STORY.

You have a very interesting beginning for the story and the potential for it to go quite well. I like the description of what the main character sees, etc.

Areas to work on:
Try to avoid using repeated pronouns as the subject so often. This is difficult when you write a story in first person like you have, but still, it gets annoying to the reader to repeat words. Try rewording the sentence to avoid beginning it with “I” or “she” always.

Your sentences get choppy at times. By that I mean short followed by another 2 or 3 shorts. Use more sentence variety. Maybe one would be a longer sentence where you would use connecting words like “therefore”, “however”, “as well as” etc. and then the following sentence would be shorter for making a quick point and emphasis.

Make sure your first sentence hooks the reader to want to read the 2nd and so forth throughout the first few paragraphs. Once they’re hooked, it’s a lot easier usually. When I write [which I do constantly] I usually spend more than half the time of the first chapter solely on the first paragraph.

Last item, your speech is not quite natural. Spell out the conversations as you would say them, and then write them down with a little less perfect grammar if necessary or whatever reflection you wish to use of the speaker’s accent or dialect.

Overall, I applaud you for beginning an overall excellent job. I enjoyed reading the story and look forward to continuing to watch its progress. With only a little editting here and there, I see wonderful potential for it. GREAT JOB!

PS Don’t look at it as a bad thing for editing. I’ve written many works now and always I have to go back and edit/change/alter/re-word and sometimes even completely re-do an entire section before it becomes perfect. It’s all part of the process. You really are doing a great job!

Tone Diamond Pendant
Tone Diamond Pendant
Tone Diamond Pendant

Heart Diamond Solitaire

Heart Diamond Solitaire
What is the difference between Hearts and Arrows and other solitaire diamonds?

Hearts and Arrow is an ideal cut round brilliand diamand, where you can see hearts and arrows when you look at it.

This site has more info and pictures.

http://www.whiteflash.com/diamonds_info/t/all_about.aspx?articleid=24&zoneid=22

Heart Diamond Solitaire
Heart Diamond Solitaire
Heart Diamond Solitaire

Diamond Heart Solitaire

Diamond Heart Solitaire
I have a 35 year old solitaire heart shaped diamond wedding ring (5/8), and I am thinking about having it remo

I have a 35 year old solitaire heart shaped diamond wedding ring (5/8), and I am thinking about having it remounted into a nicer band. My question is: how do I know that the jeweler will give me back my own diamond and won’t replace it with a lesser quality or cu. zirconium?

Ask several people you know who they may have used for jewelry work in the past – a personal referral is your best option in general. I would also suggest checking to see if there are any complaints against the jeweler with the Better Business Bureau or local police.

Good luck.

Diamond Heart Solitaire
Diamond Heart Solitaire
Diamond Heart Solitaire

Carat Journey Diamond

Carat Journey Diamond
Is a half carat diamond ring a bit much for a promise ring?

My girl friend and I have been dating for a year and a half come christmas, and she is going to be studying abroad for a year. I thought it would be appropriate to get her a promise ring. Then one day walking through the mall I saw a sign at a jewelry story for a half carat diamond ring for $199. The sales woman said it was made to be a promise ring, but I obviously cant trust a sales woman. She also said the diamond was eye color and eye quality. What I originally had in mind was a 1/8 carat tiny diamond journey promise ring that was on sale for $150. But i decided on the half carat ring in because I have never before seen a ring of that caliber for so low a price. Now I feel i may have overdone it.

Stick with the ring you’ve bought her, you sound lovely, your so thoughtful to go and buy her it – and I’m sure she’ll love it
Shame you couldn’t post a pic though eh !! :-)

Carat Journey Diamond
Carat Journey Diamond
Carat Journey Diamond

Diamond Journey Heart

Diamond Journey Heart

Since 2006, men have been able to show their significant others just how much they mean to them with the journey diamond pendant. This trend has become wildly popular, but what exactly is this sentimental piece of jewelry?

Love captured in a diamond

It consists of a cascading “S” of diamonds drip from a necklace. The stones are graduated in size with this smallest at the top and the largest at the bottom. This graduation of stones signifies his love as it grows over time. The winding pendant represents the voyage that a couple takes from first love to enduring love and all the experiences in between.

Different styles of expression

While the traditional piece is the “S” shaped hanging pendant, there are other designs that can be used to commemorate a special occasion. A heart diamond journey pendant is a beautiful way to express love and the journey at the same time. In this design, one side of the heart is typically made of the graduated stones while the other side is plain.

There are also circles that connect and spirals that don’t. Each couple can attach their own meanings to these sentimental pieces of jewelry. To make the pendant even more special, instead of all diamonds, use diamonds and her birthstone to create the journey.

Is it the same as past, present, future jewelry?

The concept of a journey pendant is similar to past, present and future jewelry, but there are some differences. PPF consists of just three stones-one for each phase of life. The journey, however, is long and winding. So this type of jewelry consists of at least four stones, but typically many more than that. Also, PPF may or may not use graduated stones. The whole concept of this pendant is the growth of love, so the stones are always graduated.

How to care for these special pieces

A diamond journey pendant is easy to clean. It can be soaked in warm soapy water and then scrubbed with a soft toothbrush to remove the debris. If the chain is gold, it can be cleaned in the same manner. Just take care to avoid tangling the chain.

If the chain is made of sterling silver, use silver cleaner to remove the tarnished spots. The best way to store a journey pendant is hanging on a hook. This is the best way to keep it and all other necklaces from getting tangled in the jewelry box.

The creation of this commemorative piece of jewelry makes it easy for a guy to go shopping for a birthday, engagement or anniversary gift. All they have to do is add the words and the jewelry does the rest. It tells her that she is special and loved.

A journey diamond pendant also makes a great family heirloom. Passed down from generation to generation, the story of a beautiful journey of life and love follows the piece and new stories are added to it as its meaning grows. Diamonds and love last forever.

What girl doesn’t love diamonds, especially ones that carry a story like a journey necklace does. Purchasing a journey diamond pendant for your significant other is a safe bet. For a piece of jewelry that celebrates your life together, check out the selection at http://www.gemaffair.com

Diamond Journey Heart
Diamond Journey Heart
Diamond Journey Heart