Jewels in the News
Mon 03.18

Cindy Chao Royal Butterfly Brooch: Smithsonian Spotlight

One of my dearest friends, Cindy Chao, has made history by becoming the first Taiwanese artist to enter the permanent collection of the Smithsonian. Pretty impressive considering her company, The Art Jewel, has only been around since 2004! The piece she generously donated to the lauded museum? Her Masterpiece Royal Butterfly brooch, which is valued […]

Wed 02.01

February Giveaway: Take Your Pick of Plukka!

What better way to celebrate fashion month with a little – scratch that – a whole lot of bling! Plukka, the wildly chic jewel line, is offering the winner of our February giveaway his/her pick of ONE out of three of their covetable cocktail rings! The lucky snob can pick between: the Wavy Gumdrop, 18k […]

Mon 06.15

Cartier 100th Anniversary – La Peregrina Pearl

Elizabeth Taylor wearing La Peregrina Pearl; Portrait by Diego Velazquez of Queen Mariana of Spain wearing La Peregrina Pearl I went to see Cartier’s 100th Anniversary exhibit at their Rodeo Drive store and there were a lot of incredible pieces, many worthy of individual mention but since I love other people’s drama, the one that […]

Wed 01.02

Purple Pearl Found in $10 plate of Clams!

I love clams and have often chomped on the little debris in the shell, of course I’d always look to see if it really is a pearl but usually it’s tiny little pebbles. Check out what this lucky couple from Florida found in their $10 plate of steamed clams- a rare purple pearl! Is this […]

Thu 09.20

Ivanka Trump Fine Jewelry

Ivanka Trump Earrings $27,750 Ivanka Trump’s eponymous line of Fine Jewels shows that she is more than Daddy’s girl. Ambitious and beautiful, she’s figured out at an early age how to parlay all of her assets to her advantage and the result is a breathtaking collection of fine jewels. I love all the ultra feminine […]