Personalized Jewelry

#idazzledesires: Touchstone Jewelry Supports Breast Cancer Charities

Writing today’s #idazzledesires made me a little emotional. Even in the spirit of jewelry that gives back or does good in some way, this company is exceptional. This is as personal as jewelry can get, with a singular body part forever immortalized in precious metal. And it helps people emotionally and physically get through diagnosis [...]

#idazzledesires: Anabel Higgins Bracelet for Breast Cancer Charities

Anabel Higgins began making jewelry while recovering from breast cancer. Her jewelry originally featured vintage sporting medals from Britain, and has evolved into a fully-realized collection incorporating vintage jewelry with 18kt gold and fine silver. This bracelet…

What She Really Wants for Mother’s Day

As far as holidays go, Mother’s Day is special. Gifts need careful consideration, an extra thoughtfulness. Certainly, jewelry is appreciated. Who wouldn’t want a small box, a total surprise, a lump-in-the-throat sense of anticipation? And you get the…

It Takes a Village: Designing Moms

I recently had the privilege of speaking to some amazing moms who also happen to be very talented jewelry designers. Since I regularly have meltdowns related to balancing work and my family…

Mother’s Day Jewelry Gift Guide: Which Mom is Yours?

Mother’s Day is May 12th, in case you haven’t been paying attention. My mantra is that personal and heartfelt gifts are best for Mother’s Day: something that takes some effort to make or choose are the best. Jewelry always seems to speak from the heart…

Jewelry Designer Spotlight: Luna & Stella Personalized Jewelry

Need a thoughtful gift for someone special on Mother’s Day? Fortunately, Luna & Stella is addressing the need for stylish, memorable jewelry as gifts to Moms, Grandmothers, sisters, friends, even Dads!

Great Jewelry Gifts under $500

Want to give someone a glittering gift this holiday? There are so many amazing options for giving jewelry under $500. Think of this list as being the “sure thing” of jewelry gift guides…

Holiday Gift Ideas: Personalized Jewelry

It is only human that people want to give a gift that is meaningful and deeply personal. That’s why jewelry works so well as a gift. Jewelry that is personalized, through initials, dates or other means…

Valentine’s Day Jewelry Gift Ideas

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Chocolate is fine, but with great chocolate available at most grocery check-out stands, is it really that special? An iPad would be great, but, I hate to break it to you, I think they’re getting that for themselves…

Jewelry Designer Spotlight: An Interview with Kara Ackerman

When I saw the stack of bangles in candy-colored gems in gold, I knew I was hooked. Kara Ackerman’s designs are a lot like the designer herself: fun, fresh, and arresting. I especially love how price-accessible her designs are…