July, 2013

Jewelry Designer Spotlight: Megan Thorne

I met the truly lovely Megan Thorne at the Couture Jewelry Show. It is always a pleasure to get to know the designer behind the artful designs, and Megan was especially fun to talk to…

5 Years, WJA Awards for Excellence, and Why Words–and Jewelry–Matter

In a few days, I’ll be leaving for New York City for the Women’s Jewelry Association annual Gala on Monday, July 29th. This is a big event, especially this year, as WJA is celebrating their 30th anniversary (congrats, WJA!). So it would be fun and important to attend in any case…

Jewelry Designer Spotlight: Wendy Yue

Wendy Yue makes jewelry designs that are like something from a dream. A world where lily pads are made up of layers of emeralds and tsavorites, fairies nod their heads in ombre sapphires, or an enchanted rose from a fairy tale wraps around your throat…

Summer Inspiration: Bali

I just got back from Bali, and thought I would pause for a little reflection. I feel like I need to share it, to make it real for someone else; hang on to it just a little longer. So, yes, Bali (the locals call it ball-EE) is a tropical paradise. But it’s more than that. [...]