Your Extended Christmas List of Things to do This Weekend

Find the perfect things to do in Houston Christmas weekend with our super-expanded, six-day Houston Weekend Guide for Friday, December 21 to Christmas Day, Tuesday, December 25, 2018.  Make your way through four interactive Christmas installations, lace up your skates to hit the ice at Discovery Green, Read More …

Ready or Not Your Festive List of Things to Do

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Friday, November 16 to Sunday, November 18, 2018.  Kick off the first weekend of Moody Gardens’ annual Festival Of Lights; explore the newly opened Imperial Sugar building while enjoying plenty of Read More …

Your Minecraft List of Things to Do This Weekend

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Friday, May 18 to Sunday, May 20, 2018.  Play a heated round of tug-of-war to raise funds for puppies, kick back with Cajun tunes and grub at the Bayou Jamboree, check Read More …

You Lucky Girl! Your Birthstone is a Diamond!

April babies get one of the most popular and most precious gemstones as their birthstone: the diamond. Diamond jewelry is an ideal gift for a loved one born in April. As the gemstone with the highest rating on Moh’s hardness scale, with a score of Read More …

Women and Jewelry: Paloma Picasso

Known for her signature lipstick color, Paloma Picasso designed jewelry for Yves Saint Laurent and Tiffany and Co. before launching her own line. Paloma Picasso, the daughter of Pablo Picasso, was born on April 19, 1949, in Vallauris, France. In 1986, Picasso was working as Read More …

The Swedish Cameo Tiara

The Swedish tiaras are some of the oldest still in use, and the cameo tiara is one of them. Brides of the Swedish royal family have traditionally worn the Cameo Tiara as their wedding crown for decades and it was again in the spotlight when it was worn by Read More …

How Much Do You Know About Aquamarine?

Aquamarine is the birthstone for the month of March. The seawater color of aquamarine has given this gemstone its name as the name “aquamarine” is derived from the Latin word for seawater. The specific term “aquamarine” was apparently used in an important gemological work by Anselmus de Read More …

Swarovski on Display at the Oscars This Weekend

There will be half a million Swarovski crystals on the Dolby Theater stage for every year the Oscars have been presented. That’s 45 million crystals in honor of Oscar’s 90th year. Production designer Derek McLane hand-picked most of the sparklers for the starry proscenium he Read More …

Boots On for the Rodeo and More Things to do This Weekend

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Friday, March 2 to Sunday, March 4, 2018. Take a flower-filled tour through River Oaks, see a Tony Award-winning musical, learn the basics of photography, grow heirloom tomatoes, dance to DJ Read More …

What is Jade?

“Jade” is a cultural term used for a very durable material that has been fashioned into tools, sculptures, jewelry, gemstones, and other objects for over 5,000 years. It was first used to manufacture ax heads, weapons, and tools for scraping and hammering because of its toughness. Read More …