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Tue 10.09

Top 5 Snake Jewels: Snake Charmer

If you have a stressful job, one that has you lying with snakes, this is a sure way to fend them off! I have found that jewelry is very therapeutic. What you wear can be empowering, and there is definitely some mystical energy that emanates from precious stones (please don’t try to debunk my theory … Continue reading Top 5 Snake Jewels: Snake Charmer

Wed 06.27

Caroline Ballou Sterling Silver Necklace: Heart of Stone

Iced-out or ice-cubes? Or something else entirely? Caroline Ballou has carved sterling silver into icy cobblestone-like discs, for a high-volume dimensionality that makes these look like so much more than are. In certain lights, her silver has the effect of glimmering crystals. The metal has been smoothed to a svelte finish, while the edges catch … Continue reading Caroline Ballou Sterling Silver Necklace: Heart of Stone

Thu 04.19

Laurent Gandini Earrings: The New Victorians

Like looking into a perfectly crafted kaleidoscope, these earrings are delicate, intricate and mesmerizingly beautiful. Laurent Gandini found a muse in pieces of Venetian lace and traditional embroideries, and brought the look to life with these concisely cut pieces. They have a sizable drop, which I’m not usually a huge fan of, but the ultimate … Continue reading Laurent Gandini Earrings: The New Victorians

Mon 04.16

LAGOS Caviar Collection: Order Your Caviar to Wear

After experimenting in sculpting, drawing, and painting, Steven Lagos developed more than an appreciation for fine art. The now-master jeweler started his Lagos line in 1977. He cites the wearer of his jewels as “elegant, timeless, and classic.” Isn’t that what we all aspire to? The enticingly titled Caviar collection nails it. Tiny, decadent fish … Continue reading LAGOS Caviar Collection: Order Your Caviar to Wear

Thu 02.09

Tiffany’s Engraved Jewels: Say It with Tiffany’s

The gift of jewelry is personal as it is, but a piece that’s been engraved just for you? That’s another level, one that’s meant to be cherished for a lifetime. Nobody knows this better than Tiffany & Co. Order one of their engraved designs by 12noon on February 13th, and a customized gift will be … Continue reading Tiffany’s Engraved Jewels: Say It with Tiffany’s

Thu 02.02

Ax + Apple: Shipwrecked and Fabulous

Inspired by shipwreck remains and treasures lost at sea, Ax + Apple is all for “making things like they used to.” The result: super-cool, antique-y jewelry with an Indian vibe. Each piece feels like a rare vintage discovery. Think casts of maple pods and sterling-silver bows. Necklaces with pocket-knives (the James II has an abalone … Continue reading Ax + Apple: Shipwrecked and Fabulous

Mon 12.12

Yours by Loren Launches Tonight on HSN!

Any genuine Jewel Snob has swooned over and likely pined for Loren Ridinger‘s haute couture-worthy line of jewels. The only issue is Loren Jewels also tend to come with an haute-couture price tag. Pine no more! Loren’s highly anticipated line with HSN moderately priced from $199-$1,399, Yours by Loren, has finally launched! You can watch … Continue reading Yours by Loren Launches Tonight on HSN!

Mon 12.05

Aesa Pendant Necklaces: Every Thorn Has Its Rose

Thorns and swords that look gentle and sweet? Most jewels don’t walk this fine line, but Aesa’s latest pendants take the themes of weaponry and skin-pricking objects and turn it into something truly feminine. Mystical, ethereal, and a tad medieval, these necklaces look like they have been hand-melded with rugged delicacy. The Mirror Thorn pendant … Continue reading Aesa Pendant Necklaces: Every Thorn Has Its Rose

Thu 10.13

Tiffany & Co. Locks Bangles: Under Lock and Key

Who knew shackles could be so fashionable? And we’re not talking about the S&M crowd. Then again, who knew Tiffany & Co. could be so unorthodox? Whether you think their relatively new Locks serious – heart-shaped keyhole pendants, solid-gold padlocks, and yes, a great array of bangles – is delightfully kinky or just plain cool, … Continue reading Tiffany & Co. Locks Bangles: Under Lock and Key