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JCK Las Vegas Designer Dish: Judi Powers and Baiyang Jewelry

I’m so glad that JCK Events asked me to profile a few prominent designers leading up the JCK Las Vegas jewelry show. This time, I had the pleasure of interviewing a friend I’ve made in the past couple of years, Judi Powers, and discovering a new-to-me inspiring artist, Baiyang…

JCK Las Vegas Designer Dish: Tura Sugden and Blackbird And The Snow

JCK published the second in my series of profiles of exciting jewelry designers leading up to the JCK Las Vegas Jewelry Show! I love the opportunity to get to know emerging jewelry designers like Tura and Marie-Juilette, and look forward to seeing them soon…

#idazzletravels: #ChasingBijoux, A Jewelry Tour of Paris with Bijoux Society

I think it’s no surprise that I love Paris. If you follow my Instagram, you likely saw a recent lovefest stream of artfully cropped images of architecture, art, parks, and, of course, wine. Just looking at Paris feeds my aesthetic side. When I found out…

Thoroughly Modern Mother’s Day Jewelry

Sorry that it has been a while since you’ve heard from me. It seems that #idazzletravels got a little out of control, but if you follow me on Instagram, you generally know where in the world I’ve been in the past weeks. In my travels, I have seen a few fun ideas for Mother’s Day, [...]

Jewelry Designer Spotlight: Pamela Huizenga Jewelry at Couture

It always starts with the shiny things. Children’s pockets full of interesting bits, collected throughout a day: stones, fossils, crystals. Like magpies, we’re drawn to the treasure hunt. For Pamela Huizenga, her fascination with color and gemstones began this way…

Social Media Success and The Women’s Jewelry Association

Ok, a quick show of hands: who is afraid of Twitter? Paralyzed by Google+? Confused by Klout? Last week, my friend and fellow jewelry writer/blogger, Erika Winters and I asked those very questions, when we presented our strategies and tips for Social Media…

#idazzled: New Body Jewelry by Colette Steckel

A trend to watch this Fall is the creative Art Deco interpretations that some jewelry designers are inventing. I’m calling it post-Deco. This new body jewelry by Colette Steckel exemplifies this trend, plus my current preoccupation for jewelry that wraps and drapes…

#idazzled: Sevan Bicakci Crocodile Ring

I was charmed and #idazzled by this crocodile ring that sidled up and wrapped neatly around my finger. The crocodile’s lower jaw was ever-so-slightly articulated, so it looked like he was about to speak something wise and wonderful…

#idazzled: Colette Steckel Hand Jewelry

I’m starting a new hash tag on Instagram and Twitter for highlighting jewelry or people I am completely obsessed by. My inaugural #idazzled tag is for this monumentally gorgeous, insane shot of jewelry designer Colette…

Lucky in Love: Greenwich Jewelers and Beverley K $10,000 Ring Giveaway

Do you feel like you’re the luckiest person in love? Would you like to WIN a $10,000 engagement ring and wedding band to physically show that love? One of my favorite retailers, Greenwich Jewelers