Pearls

What’s New, Wendy Yue? Wendy Yue Jewellery at the Couture Show

One of my favorite jewelry designers to see at the Couture Show is Wendy Yue. It might be the colors, layers, fantastic forms, each piece more intriguing than the last that draws me. It’s a little like entering Wendy’s dream world…

American Jewelry Design Council AJDC Exhibit Goes to Kent State University

The inspiring “Variations on a Theme” exhibit of one-of-a-kind creations by forty of America’s most influential jewelry designers is moving on. After spending seven successful months at the venerable Forbes Galleries…

Jewelry Designer Spotlight: Mary Louise Designs

Every once in a while I see a designer working in fashion jewelry with a particularly deft hand. Someone who has their finger on the pulse of what is going on trend-wise–true to fashion–but who also has a sense of refinement and elegance…

Great Jewelry Gift Ideas: Essentials for Women

This is the first in a series of gift guides. Here are some ideas for giving jewelry essentials–items that are classic and could be part of any woman’s jewelry wardrobe…

Fashionable, Affordable Freshwater Pearls

I have to admit, I’m a bit of a pearl junkie. There is just something about them: the luminous glow, all the gorgeous colors, the way they are classic and perfect with anything. There has never been a better time…

Pin Up: A Few Fantastic Brooches

I had a conversation with a friend recently about brooches, otherwise known as pins. With all the cardigans lately, and Michelle Obama putting them back on the radar recently…

Come on Spring: Fun, Fabulous Necklaces Under $500

I don’t know what the weather is like where you are, but Spring seems to be taking its sweet time getting to us.  I thought it was time for a little pick-me-up without breaking the bank.  If you’re in the mood for something luminous, check out these necklaces that are meant to make a statement and lift your mood: [...]

Jewelry Essentials for Every Woman

There are a few items that should be on every woman’s jewelry wishlist.  In addition to an engagement ring or wedding band, here is my list: Pearls. I love pearls: they are classic and stunning in a quiet, glowing sort of way.  With some recent advancements in technology, there are some really amazing colors, shapes [...]