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Angelina Jolie graced the red carpet with Brad Pitt at the premiere of his latest film, Inglorious Bastards in Hollywood this week.  The donned a leather dress by Michael Kors — check out this incredible ring!  What a difference a ring can make.  Fabulous!  Don’t underestimate the power of an oversized ring as the perfect accessory.

Photo c/o Gilbert Flores/Celebrity Photo

Photo c/o Gilbert Flores/Celebrity Photo


Laila Biali is an amazing Canadian jazz pianist and composer living the life in New York City.  Her radiant spirit is as vibrant as her incredible music chops.  She’s currently performing with Paula Cole on the East Coast of the US.  Laila also loves blue bijou jewelry.  Here is Laila wearing a pair of blue bijou Oriental filigree earrings.


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Those who know me personally understand that I am nearly never without my jade bracelet.  As a Eurasian woman, my jade bracelet was a wedding gift and wearing it is part of my proud Asian heritage.

Take a trip to Chinatown and you’ll see Asian women everywhere wearing jade bracelets.  My grandmother has worn hers for 25 years.  The Chinese believe that jade protects you — that the jade would sooner break before anything harmful would happen to you.

In gemstone therapy, jade also has some fascinating properties.  According to,

it is said that jade ‘stimulates creativity and mental agility on the one hand, while also having a balancing and harmonising effect.’ So this beautiful gemstone brings us joy, vivacity and happiness all at the same time.

With this in mind, blue bijou has incorporated jade into their collection.  The baroque faceted pendant on the classic Sadie necklace is made from white rabbit jade and the vibrant stone on the Jocelyn necklace is made from candy apple jade.

Sadie - white rabbit jade

Sadie - white rabbit jade

Jocelyn - candy apple jade

Jocelyn - candy apple jade

While authentic jade bracelets go for a pretty penny, blue bijou also carries glass bracelets, reminiscent of a jade bangle in the Halo bracelets.



While jewelry is beautiful, jade also proves that the metaphysical properties of creativity, balance and protection make it functional as well.

Swimsuit season is around the corner!  A great way to spice up your beach ensemble is bikini bijou!  Long necklaces paired with bathing suits are all the rage right now and a way to dress to impress when you’re at the lake.

For long necklaces, look no further than blue bijou!  Picturered is Sarah wearing the Sophia necklace.  Photo care of Molto Bella Photography.


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blue bijou jewelry was recently featured in a photo shoot with Chris Blackburn Photography!

jewelry tip: When you have color in your wardrobe, use jewelry to compliment and pull together your get up, as seen below.  Especially with spring upon us, it’s a great time to break out some colorful jewelry and shine!

To add some color to your jewelry palette, check out the Ariana in pink , also available in indicolite – unforgettable!


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As you may know, I have a jewelry company called blue bijou that I design jewelry for. blue bijou was established in 2007 and has since been featured on Studio 5, Good Things Utah and the TV show! These have been tremendous experiences and this Sunday, our segment will reair. And the details:

The show will re-air on Sunday, January 25th at 9:30am on ABC4 and Comcast on Demand. In the event that you live outside of Utah and would love to tune in anyway, feel free to visit the website and watch it online!  Thanks everyone for your encouragement and support.

give-love-on-valentines-dayThe co-owner of the show, Ryan Winterton, made us blush:

Blue Bijou was a HUGE hit with my wife. I told you how she isn’t a very bling-bling type of girl, but she absolutely loved the Swarovski necklace and earrings. Thank you very much! And we will be enjoying the vacation that came as a bonus too. Blue Bijou ROCKS (literally and figuratively)!

– Ryan Winterton,

While I’m plugging blue bijou, we’re running a special Valentines promotion for called give love. With Valentines Day around the corner, show love by giving blue bijou on February 14th! In honor of this celebration of love, blue bijou is discounting everything by 40%! (note the discount is taken off at the check-out) Check out our Valentines Day ideas here!

Here are some of our latest designs! As you can see, there is a great natural element with multi strands, chains and charms.

For more of the latest from the 2008 collection, check out the blue bijou page on facebook! Anyone who becomes a fan receives a gift certificate for $10!

We had an awesome show! A huge thank you to Amanda of Black Door Floral for providing incredible flowers for our booth (photos to come)! We appreciate all the brides, grooms-to-be and supporting wedding party members for stopping by and their wonderful feedback.

black door floral bouquet

We had an incredible Enter to Win at the show comprising of the bridal jewelry of their choice, a throw bouquet in their colors and a 3-day, 2-night honeymoon getaway! We’ll be announcing the winner soon!

Dying for a darling new dress for spring? Check out the MikaRose Spring Collection 2008! MikaRose just released this new line and having experienced it first hand, highly recommend these gorgeous frocks! When you visit the MikaRose website, you’ll find blue bijou jewelry featured throughout the new collection.

Here are some of our favorites:


The Ariana shirt dress with Denise Earrings, Melia Turquoise Necklace, and Neesha Turquoise Bracelet – flattering on any body type!


The wrap-around Alison dress with Judy earrings in gold and Sierra necklace – LOVE how this one drapes!


The babydoll Emily dress with white Ginta earrings

Photography by Julie Parker Photography. Check out Julie’s blog here!

This is Quincy and her fiance Phil (photo care of Melissa Kelsey):

Quincy is getting married in April and contacted Blue Bijou about customizing a jewelry set for her wedding day. Since her colors are champagne and chocolate brown (sooo her color), we worked together to incorporate those colors into her jewelry.

Below is the lovely Quincy bridal set with champagne freshwater pearls and brown Swarovski crystals with sterling silver clasps.



As a lovely gesture, Quincy ordered a string of chocolate brown freshwater pearls as a gift for her bridesmaids – aren’t they beautiful?


In addition to the Blue Bijou Bridal Collection, we are happy to work with you to create the perfect piece to compliment you on your most beautiful of days.