November, 16 2017GETTING TO KNOW ‘ABOVE GROUND’ DIAMONDS
Cultivated or ‘above ground’ diamonds as they are frequently referred, have the same physical and chemical properties as mined diamonds. In fact, cultivated diamonds are identical to their natural counterparts. They consist of carbon atoms arranged in the same, unique, diamond crystal structure as diamonds extracted from the earth. The only difference is origin.
Both to the naked eye and using a jewelry loop, above
FINDING THE PERFECT ENGAGEMENT RING ADVICE FROM AN EXPERT
October, 30 2017
Once you have found the partner of your dreams, it may be the perfect time to start thinking about the ring of your dreams to celebrate your relationship. There are many factors to consider. Finding the perfect ring will keep you ‘engaged’ for many years to come. But, where do you start?Here are Seven Key Steps to Finding the Perfect Engagement Ring from Colorado designer and jewelry icon John Atencio: STEP 1: Research Online
The surprise factor aside, it is a good idea
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October, 30 2017
Let’s Get Fancy
August, 31 2017A CONVERSATION ABOUT FANCY CUT DIAMONDS.
What are Fancy cut diamonds all about? Take a look at Pinterest and other Social Media channels – and you are bound to see many Fancy diamond shapes.
While Round Brilliant diamonds capture nearly 75% of all diamonds sold worldwide, there has been a clear resurgence in Fancy shapes. ‘Fancy’ defines any diamond cut that is outside of the ever-popular Round Brilliant – which is specifically cut with at least 58 facets
Let’s Talk About Rose Gold
July, 27 2017WHAT IS IT ABOUT ROSE GOLD THAT MAKES IT SO RELEVANT AND SO APPEALING IN TODAY’S ENGAGEMENT RING CONVERSATION?
Rose Gold is making a come back in Engagement Rings, Bridal jewelry and gold designer jewelry. It is the newest addition to the ever-popular white, yellow gold, and platinum mainstays. But unlike its counterparts, Rose Gold brings a soft, rosy, blushing and feminine tonality to the spotlight. Pleasing to most skin types, Rose Gold provides a versatile
JOHN ATENCIO SUPPORTS BIG BONES CANINE RESCUE
July, 10 2017
During the upcoming Ft Collins Sidewalk Sale Days on July 14 and 15, John Atencio will support Big Bones Canine Rescue, a 501(c )3 charity based in Windsor, CO and dedicated to helping dogs in need. A percentage of all sales during the July 14th weekend in Ft. Collins will be donated to Big Bones to help save dogs from death, illness and misfortune. Featured at the event with be select sale merchandise along with the John Atencio Dog Tag pendant, designed in 2016 by John specifically to
A Precious Child
June, 02 2017
WE CARE ABOUT…
JOHN ATENCIO is proud to be supporting the Colorado-based charity, A PRECIOUS CHILD, during the month of June. The John Atencio ‘share the gift’ program is shared through the purchase of a John Atencio Pantheon watch (http://bit.ly/2sn6g8C) will take place in all seven John Atencio boutiques in the Denver area, Ft. Collins, and Boulder. This effort is part of an ongoing JOHN ATENCIO WE CARE
John Atencio Black Diamond Trunk Show Events
April, 25 2017THE NEW NOIR: ELEGANCE RE-FACETED
John Atencio will host a limited-edition trunk show in his Cherry Creek, Park Meadows, Larimer Square, Ft Collins and Boulder Boutiques during select weeks in April and May. Each event will feature an extraordinary selection of black diamond necklace styles – showcased alongside established Collections to complete the exotic and elegant evening look. As with all John Atencio diamonds, each of the black diamonds included in this Trunk Show are
A Letter From There With Care
February, 06 2017
From our community partner There With Care, a Colorado based non-profit that provides support for critically ill families and children.
By Paula DuPre’ Pesmen, Founder and Executive Director
There With Care began in 2005 and has helped nearly 2,700 families here in Colorado. It was a pretty unconventional way how it started. When I was an associate producer on the first three HARRY POTTER® films in London, I received a
Diamonds and Design
January, 23 2017
Ever wonder what makes a diamond so brilliant? There are many factors. First, consider the four C’s: cut, color, clarity and carat weight. Emotions also play an important role in choosing one diamond over another. Diamonds speak to us and beg our attention. This has been the case from the beginning of time.
The diamond is the only gemstone composed of one pure element – carbon. A diamond comes to life in only the most perfect of