Jewel Snob
Mon 10.27
Gaydamak Jewelry

Gaydamak Jewelry: Sisterly Love

The best kind of jewelry is the kind you can tell was designed by a passionate Jewel Snob, or in the case of Gaydamak, two Jewel Snobs! Since 2009, sisters Sonia and Katia Gaydamak have been traveling around the world, sourcing their materials everywhere from Israel to Asia to good, old New York.

Thu 10.23
You’re Invited

You’re Invited: Anita Ko Trunk Show at Forty Five Ten

I’ve come to love Dallas since moving here over ten years ago, but I have to admit, I miss the energy and people of my beloved LA. Luckily for me, Brian Bolke of Forty Five Tenicon is bringing one of my favorite Cali-based designer to Texas – the lovely Anita Ko.

Tue 10.07
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Geometric Jewelry: Splurge vs. Save

Geometry was my favorite math subject in school. I’m a visual person (I ended up in fashion, after all). Shapes and angles? That I understood, but formulas and theories? Not so much. And nothing has changed since then!

Thu 09.18
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By Kilian Launches Scented Jewelry

By Kilian just launched a new collection, The Jewels & Leathers of L’Oeurve Noire, inspired by the tradition, centuries ago, when perfumers would infuse men’s gloves with fragrance.

Mon 08.25
Chokers

Chokers: Tighten Up

Every season I’m bowled over by the creations of Vita Fede designer Cynthia Sakai, and Fall 14’s offerings are no exception.

Fri 08.22
Frugal Friday

Frugal Friday: Joyo Cuff Bracelets

I talk a lot about layering cuffs and bracelets, but Joyo cuffs need no accompaniment. The laser cut jewelry is handmade by designer Jenn Liddiard from walnut and birchwood, layered over either silver or black aluminum, depending on your tastes.

Wed 08.20
Fendi Mother-of-Pearl and Crystal Ring

Fendi Mother-of-Pearl and Crystal Ring: Double Down

On Fendi’s silver-tone palladium ring, this mother-of-pearl looks like a milky, little galaxy and the crystal, its brightest star.

Tue 08.19
Top 5 Multi-Chain Necklaces

Top 5 Multi-Chain Necklaces: Going for the Bold

Sometimes I like jewelry to be delicate and simple, but most of the time, I’m looking to indulge in the bold, oversized variety. Pieces like these can turn even the most dressed-down of outfits into looks bursting with personality – and all with the mere clip of a clasp.

Mon 08.18
Hidden Gems in LA

Hidden Gems in LA: Wanderlust…

I love working with Love Gold, seeking gorgeous jewels from across the globe. The best discoveries tend to be the ones you wouldn’t see in the average boutique, so when I spent a few weeks in LA this summer, I went hunting…