physical jewelers

Robert Procop Emerald Collection on Tour

When a group reaches a critical mass of talent, they just have to tour. I’m not talking about a rock band, although ‘The Emeralds’ would be a great name. This time I’m talking about some truly spectacular gemstones, some of which are such rarities they almost defy description. Robert Procop, yes, THAT Robert Procop, of [...]

Engagement Ring Trends: Beautiful Designer Engagement Rings Under $2000

I read recently that most Americans (58% to be exact) don’t want to spend more than $2000 for an engagement ring. An engagement ring is a highly personal exchange between two people who are committing to each other…

What Have I Been Up To? New idazzle.com Showroom in Seattle

I am so lucky! Everyday, I feel that the world of jewelry design is my own personal jewelry box. I get to open up the (virtual) box daily and write about and feature the jewelry that most strikes my fancy. Well, now I’m even luckier…

A Visit to Lost Wax Studio in NYC

While in New York City recently for the Women’s Jewelry Association In The Know conference, I paid a visit to an interesting store in Nolita. Lost Wax Studio is an innovative approach to retail that you should drop by if you have a chance. In a charming storefront at 171 Elizabeth Street, you can often [...]

Greenwich Jewelers Sparkle for Sandy Relief Jewelry Auction

Jennifer Gandia, co-owner of Greenwich Jewelers in downtown Manhattan, watched the path of destruction through lower Manhattan and coastal communities with a heavy heart. Jennifer and the Greenwich Jewelers team felt compelled to do something…

Fashion’s Night Out Jewelry Events in New York City

I almost made it to Fashion Week in NYC this week. Ultimately it was too hard to pull off, and I am both sad and relieved. I’m lamenting missing the energy and excitement of the week, but it is also a total hot mess…

Review of Fragments.com

Fragments, the trend-setting retailer and jewelry showroom in New York City, just unveiled their brand, shiny new website this week at www.Fragments.com. I have spent some time on the site this week…

Fragments NYC Event: Beth Bernstein “My Charmed Life” Book Party

On Wednesday, July 11th, Fragments Jewelry in SoHo is hosting a wonderful event. If I were in NYC right now, I would DEFINITELY go…

Jewelry Giveaway: Greenwich Jewelers Labradorite and Diamond Necklace

I could not be more thrilled: our biggest giveaway yet! One lucky reader will WIN this AMAZING labradorite and diamond necklace, designed and made by Greenwich Jewelers in New York City!

Jewelry Icons Spotlight: An Interview with Janet Goldman of Fragments Jewelry

The name that launched a thousand careers. That term just might apply to Janet Goldman, Founder and CEO of Fragments, Inc. Based in NYC, Fragments has been a taste arbiter since 1984…