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The Carelle Holiday Gift Guide

Posted by The Carelle Girls on 19th Dec 2016

There is no place quite like New York City during the holiday season: Fifth Avenue beams with window displays that resemble art installations; Rockefeller Center exudes all things merry and bright with a monumental tree that draws crowds larger than a Rolling Stones concert; and from uptown to downtown, the entire city appears to be set aglow with an influx of bright lights, music and seasonal treats galore. With this special spirit top of mind, we’ve created a last minute holiday gift guide for our city-inspired style archetypes. From the Uptown Icon to the Downtown Creative, all of our le […]

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December Birthstone: Tanzanite

Posted by The Carelle Girls on 8th Dec 2016

In 1967, the tanzanite gemstone was discovered by Portuguese prospector Manuel D'Souza in Merelani, Tanzania. The gem was named “tanzanite” as a tribute to its limited geographic deposit, which is found in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. It is rare, exotic and captures the genuine beauty of the blue-violet hue. It is known as the promoter of communication, compassion, and to have the ability to calm an overactive mind.The Carelle Tanzanite Florette Pendant highlights a floral motif in 18 karat white gold featuring a standout tanzanite adorned with dazzling pave diamond […]

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Fall in Love with Autumn

Posted by Carelle Girls on 15th Nov 2016

As the leaves begin to change and the breeze transforms into a brisk chill, the autumn season carries us into warmer hues of color. Autumn is also the perfect excuse for us to sport great boots, jackets and even better - FABULOUS jewelry! The Carelle Cluster Collection embodies the fall’s neutral earth tones that give a comforting feeling, while showcasing the craftsmanship quality within each piece; from the selection of the genuine gemstones to the culmination of the work of art. The inspiration behind the Cluster Collection stems from intermixing vibrant-hued gems in a playful a […]

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August babies lookout for the newly added birthstone - Spinel!

Posted by The Carelle Girls on 3rd Aug 2016

Jewelers of America and the American Gem Trade Association have officially announced that the “Spectacular Spinel” has been added as an  August birthstone. Spinel was previously known as “Balas Ruby” - as it was not until the late 18 th century that gemologists were able to distinguish spinel as a separate gem from the ruby. However, gemstone merchants had always admired the stone and it had been, for centuries, sought after by royalty. Back in the middle of the 14 th century, the “Black Prince Ruby,” a 170 carat red spinel, was presented to its namesake Edward o […]

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Melissa Spencer, 2016 WJA - Carelle Grant Winner

Posted by The Carelle Girls on 13th Jul 2016

The WJA - Carelle Grant  Carelle is excited to congratulate the recipient of the 2016 Carelle-WJA Grant, Melissa Spencer of Spencer Fine Jewelry! WJA-Carelle Grant The WJA-Carelle Grant in Honor of Brooke Tivol McGrath was inspired by her spirit and character, which perseveres in our culture today. Through this grant Carelle assists promising women in the jewelry industry by helping them achieve their own aspirations. The grant is awarded annually in association with the  Women’s Jewelry Association (WJA), and is funded […]

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