Platinum
Wed 04.23
Floral Jewelry

Floral Jewelry: Blooms Away!

Now that spring has finally arrived and we can enjoy some real life blooms, my son has been in our garden picking them for me everyday (how can I bring myself to tell his beaming little face that they’re planted there for a reason?)! And while nothing beats those flowers, they have inspired me to make even more room for florals in my closet…

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 […]

Thu 12.27

Best Rhodium Jewels: Rhodium Roundup

Even though it was only discovered 200 years ago, rhodium has a dark, romantic look to it that calls back to centuries ago. It’s not a fact that you hear thrown around a lot, but this metal is the most expensive in the world (chemically, it’s a platinum metal). It’s also one of the most […]

Fri 10.28

Cathy Waterman Rings: Eternal Flames

With my anniversary coming up soon (eight years!), I am in touch with my sentimental side. I would really love to have jewelry that reminds me of weddings and true love. Lucky for me, Cathy Waterman has some serious stunners to ogle over. She has a magic touch when it comes to precious jewels – […]

Mon 02.28

Harry Winston Lily Cluster Collection

Last week I headed over to the Harry Winston flagship to get a sneak peak at their Lily Cluster collection, which will launch in May. Walking into the Fifth Avenue boutique is a serious bling-fest and come on, who doesn’t love that, but there isn’t much in the way of every day jewelry. The Lily […]

Tue 02.22

Set in Style: The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels

One of the most buzzed about events to take place during New York Fashion Week was the opening of “Set in Style: The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels” at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum (2 East 91st St., NYC). No surprise there…I mean who wouldn’t want to spend an afternoon looking at some serious […]

Mon 02.07

Harry Winston Valentine's Day

“Oh, honey, your love is all I need. No diamond parallels our love for each other and can adequately express the deep meaning of our relationship”. Yeah, we can all BS ourselves into believing that but we all know that this is only true when it comes to Zales diamonds. Because if my husband bought […]

Thu 12.16

Tiffany & Co. Open Circle Earrings

Dang!! How beautiful are these Art Deco-inspired, open circle stunners from Tiffany & Co.? Plus next to that $600,000-plus diamond ring the $12,000 earrings seem like a downright bargain! I got the chance to check these babies out up close at a breakfast Tiffany hosted last week. Yes, I had Breakfast at Tiffany’s – on […]

Wed 06.02

Etername Fine Jewelry US Launch

French brand Etername is launching in the US this fall! If you read foreign glossies, you’ve likely seen the brand in French Vogue, Elle, L’Officiel, Stiletto, and Le Figaro or oogled the pieces on the likes of Sharon Stone, Diane Kruger, Julie Gayet, and Natalia Vodianova. The line, designed by Sarah Besnaiou (a Dior alum) […]