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Mon 08.10

Tiffany Week Begins with French Designer Jean Schlumberger

Last week, I had the pleasure of meeting with Frank Everett, Director of Tiffany & Co. in Beverly Hills, to preview their new holiday collection. Frank was such a wealth of information however about the history, designers and importance of Tiffany & Co. that I was inspired to run a week devoted exclusively to the […]

Tue 06.16

Rarities: Fine Jewelry by Carol Brodie for HSN – Bellaire Collection

Carol Brodie is no stranger to the finest of fine jewelry. As a luxury and style expert, she has personally held many of the world’s most fabled gems, including the Hope Diamond, the Dresden Green and the Pumpkin Diamond. She has selected the jewels worn by countless A-list celebrities on the red carpet, while working […]

Sun 03.02

The Romance of Temple St. Clair

The romance and mystery of the past and the elegant restraint of the present distinguish the work of jewelry designer Temple St. Clair. Rooted in the mystery and the romance of the past, Temple’s pieces feature an elegant restraint, a clean modern line, and a sensitivity to color that are indisputably contemporary — yet utterly […]

Wed 02.27

The Spirit of Cindy Chao

I was recently introduced to the spirit of Cindy Chao, a jewelry designer based in Taiwan. I love discovering new jewelry designers, especially those with an incredible eye for detail and design like Cindy- one of the most promising jewelry designers I have seen in a very long time! A friend of mine had several […]

Wed 01.23

Kelly Alexandra

Jewelry Designer Kelly Alexandra: Age 12 One of our editors featured Kelly Alexandra’s jewels a while back but I did not get a first hand look until today at her showroom (and bought a few very fabulous pieces I will be wearing over Fashion week!) and I have to say “WOW”. The fact that the […]

Mon 01.21

Joan Hornig: The Beauty of Giving

I love buying jewelry for myself and have always encouraged girlfriends to do the same. I never understood women who felt the need to “wait” for a man to buy them beautiful jewels! Not that I don’t appreciate my husband when he brings home prettily wrapped boxes from Cartier or Bvlgari (which he does, often!) […]