Pearls
Fri 05.09
Aurora Bailey Jewelry

Aurora Bailey Jewelry: The Story Behind the Stones

You don’t need to be a classically trained fine artist with a Master’s degree in Contemporary Art to design jewelry, but one look at Aurora Diaz Bailey’s creations and there’s no denying her background certainly helps!

Fri 05.02
Miriam Haskell Charles James Capsule Collection

Miriam Haskell Charles James Capsule Collection: Ball Gown Baubles

Are you ready for the Met Ball? Miriam Haskell is! The costume jewelry brand has crafted a collection inspired by this year’s theme – designer Charles James, or as Cristobal Balenciaga once called him, “the world’s best and only dressmaker” (What a shift from punk to elegant ball gowns!).

Fri 04.11
Fashion Jewelry

Fashion Jewelry: The Finishing Touch

Fashion jewelry is where we turn when our outfit feels like it’s missing something – an oversized collar, dramatic drop earrings, a cocktail ring…To finish off your look, check out our favorite pieces here! #followitfindit

Tue 01.28
Fallon Palm Cuffs

Fallon Palm Cuffs: Cuff Me

Dana Lorenz of Fallon jewelry never fails to excite and delight. My newest obsessions are her stunning palm cuffs. Studs for the rocker chick, pearls for those who love a touch of Elizabethan sophistication, and pave Swarovskis for the ultimate in shine. The styles come plated in yellow gold, gunmetal, and rhodium. My favorite? Multiples at once!

Mon 10.28
Jennifer Alfano Birthstone Pendants

Jennifer Alfano Birthstone Pendants: Personal Effects

The older I get, the pickier I am about my jewelry. Sure there are some pieces too beautiful to pass up, but I would take a jewel with sentimental meaning over that any day! My grandmother gave me a few heirlooms when I graduated from high school, and though I didn’t fully appreciate them at the time, they’re now some of my most prized pieces.

Fri 09.06
Bibi van der Velden Spring 2014

Bibi van der Velden Spring 2014: Wearable Works of Art

When you think of statement jewelry, some of the first things that come to mind are large pieces, bright color combos, and unusual shapes. Bibi van der Velden knows that it’s what jewels are made of that sends the true statement, though. The NYC born, London and Netherlands bred designer crafts her pieces with rare materials like Chinese jade, Italian coral, and oh yeah – 40,000-year-old Mammoth tooth dug up from the Siberian tundra!

Thu 06.13

Dauphines of New York Birthday Headbands: Party Favors

Dauphines of New York always puts out gorgeous, well-priced hair accessories, but when they add the element of personalization, the appeal is even greater. Believe it or not, birthstones have been around since the first century! Mine is good old amethyst, which is faceted beautifully onto the February headband. For a boho look, wear yours […]

Mon 06.10

Mise en Dior Earrings: Twice as Nice

According to Dior’s creative director of costume jewelry Camille Miceli, “Sometimes the simplest ideas can be the most striking.” That’s really not giving herself enough credit, though. Camille took a simple idea – the classic pearl stud – and made it into something much more. No one’s questioning the timelessness of pearl earrings, but every […]

Wed 05.01

Tiffany & Co. Savoy Headpiece: The Great Gatsby

When a jewel has been designed for the film version of The Great Gatsby, you know it’s going to be as over-the-top opulent as the titular character himself. Costume designer Catherine Martin collaborated with Tiffany’s to create the headpiece for Carey Mulligan’s character, the charming Daisy Buchanan. In the novel Gatsby says Daisy’s voice is […]