Retailer Spotlight

idazzle.com Jewelry Designer Spotlight: Manya & Roumen Jewelry

I first became acquainted with Manya & Roumen a few years ago when I wrote this piece on bird jewelry. Their jewelry designs–dimensional, capricious–usually involve animals with character. Animals you might want to spend quality time with. These seriously enchanting creatures and extraordinary cocktail and wedding rings suggest a timeless, skilled craft. So it may [...]

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…

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 [...]

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…

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…

Retailer Spotlight: Review of IcedOrchid.com

I get approached by a number of online retailers, wanting to get a mention or a link. But unless I have personal experience with ordering and receiving great quality merchandise, I can’t in good conscience recommend someone or something sight-unseen. So when…