Jewelry in the News

Kat Florence and Sarah Jessica Parker Team Up for Jewelry Auction to Benefit Nepal

I’ve been following Kat Florence for a while on social media. I’ve been fascinated by her truly extraordinary jewelry designs and her passion for gems. When I found out about this project — an auction in Hong Kong to benefit victims of the…

The Jewelry Industry Summit March 2016

I had a very enjoyable and informative discussion with Lisa Bridge, of Ben Bridge Jeweler, in her office in downtown Seattle. As we passed a room full of watchmakers working on customer repairs, Lisa explained the roots of the family business…

Contemporary Jewelry Design Group Tastemaker Interview: Marion Fasel

“Jewelry is the most personal thing we own, we have. Jewelry tells a story.” –Marion Fasel
I had the recent pleasure of meeting with Marion Fasel, author, jewelry expert, and Contributing Editor for InStyle Magazine. As an admirer, and also as an editor, I wanted to…

#idazzledesires: Robert Procop and Angelina Jolie Necklace

Have you read the recent Vanity Fair article about Angelina Jolie? According to the author, as the ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, she shows up early to UNHCR meetings, ready to take notes. She travels to some…

Be Part of a (Jewelry) Movie: Sharing The Rough

Have I mentioned that I’m going to be in a movie? No? Ok, just kidding. Maybe. Who doesn’t want to be some small part–or at least a voyeur into the process–of a film? I recently heard about a documentary movie project that follows a jewelry design…

The Newest Way to Shop for Jewelry: Shopbevel

It’s not only the newest, but may be the most engaging and compelling iteration yet of a number of new jewelry sites. Shopbevel takes the crowd-sourcing design idea, and applies it to fashion jewelry…

Alexandra Mor Emerald Ring Featured on Mila Kunis for Gemfields

One of my favorite jewelry designers, FGI Rising Star winner Alexandra Mor, has been featured in a new ad campaign for Gemfields

Alexandra Mor Wins Fashion Group International Fine Jewelry Award

You may recall my profile of Alexandra Mor from a few months ago: her jewelry is very memorable (see her amazing jewels here). It was not completely surprising to me that on February 24th, 2012, Alexandra won…

Stephen Dweck and Bergdorf Goodman Celebrate 30 Years Together

There aren’t many jewelry designers who have put fine fashion jewelry on the map AND are still creating viable, current collections. Stephen Dweck was a former sculptor and painter branching out into jewelry when he launched…

Jacob & Co. Earrings Auctioned at Nomad’s Way Charity Gala

Last night, February 16th, 2012, these Jacob & Co. custom-designed earrings fetched $100,000 at the Nomad’s Way Charity Gala in NYC. These earrings…