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Jewelry Designer Spotlight: Elizabeth Garvin Fine Jewelry

Elizabeth Garvin makes jewelry that plays with pure essence. She refines and extracts forms down to their simplest–almost mathematical–form. All hand-made in her New York City studio…

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…

Jewelry Designer Spotlight: Michael Good

Michael Good is a jewelry designer, artist, and metalsmith who transcends all of those titles in the jewelry industry. It has been over 35 years since Michael took a workshop that demonstrated putting a curve in a flat sheet of metal…

Jewelry Designer Spotlight: Melinda Maria Jewelry

One of the most frequent comments I get from friends who follow this blog is “wish you featured something more affordable once in a while!”. So, I am going to let you know about a jewelry designer who believes that great style and beautiful workmanship…

More Jewelry Gift Ideas: Designer Jewelry Wishlist

I have done gift guides for jewelry essentials, and designer jewelry under $500. This is a wishlist for fine designer jewelry, whether for a gift, or maybe for yourself? I feel that these items…

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 [...]