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Organic Alchemy: Raw, Rustic Jewelry

Sometimes, you just like it rough. There is a movement, picking up steam, that celebrates jewelry in an organic style. This is not an old-school ideal of precision and alignment, polish and perfection, down to the inclusion-free gemstones so carefully set. This is jewelry with heft and soul, bearing the marks of its creation. Akin […]

Review: Beth Bernstein’s Jewelry’s Shining Stars

I’m always pretty excited when a new jewelry book gets published. Preferably one with hoards of jewelry porn photos to ogle. It’s an extra bonus when the writing is very, very good and I feel like I’ve been transported into the creative minds and studios…

Gorgeous Green Jewelry

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, here’s a little compilation of my favorite green jewelry. From the Medieval times to the Red Carpet, green gems have been honored and revered. The king of green gems, the Emerald, has been valued for its rarity and was thought to have calming, healing powers…