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Renee Lewis Diamond Anchor Pendant Necklace: Shelter From the Storm

The initial image of an anchor might seem kitsch, but this is a symbol with real symbolism! There’s a reason trend-master Kate Moss has a baby one tattooed on her wrist. Not only does an anchor keep a boat still in the water, it’s a heraldic symbol for hope. Seamen would use their anchor as … Continue reading “Renee Lewis Diamond Anchor Pendant Necklace: Shelter From the Storm”

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Lanvin Chain Necklace with Eagle Pendant: Wind Beneath My Wings

Alber Elbaz certainly rang in the tenth anniversary of his brilliant stint at Lanvin with a bang. The current Lanvin woman is not just as feminine as she’s always been, she’s also tough as nails and bold at night. The eagle has become Lanvin’s symbol of the season, and the belts and bags are currently … Continue reading “Lanvin Chain Necklace with Eagle Pendant: Wind Beneath My Wings”

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Jewel Heaven and Delight at Luisa via Roma

The Luisa via Roma Firenze4Ever Style Lab was the most fun ever! Our shoot was seriously so good, I think we might have to switch careers and become stylists instead =) The Luisa store in Florence, the only one in the world, is seriously awesome. The have the most unique collection you can imagine, especially … Continue reading “Jewel Heaven and Delight at Luisa via Roma”

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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 – … Continue reading “Cathy Waterman Rings: Eternal Flames”

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Paige Novick Red Jasper Pendant Necklace: Split Decision

Sometimes, it takes only the slightest detail to make something unique and bold. This split circle pendant from Paige Novick has 2 faceted red jasper half moons surrounded by crystals on an asymmetrical linked chain and leather for an overall refreshing yet old world look. Statement pendant are on trend but don’t get caught blending … Continue reading “Paige Novick Red Jasper Pendant Necklace: Split Decision”

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Andrea Piccini Silver Pearl Pendant Necklace: Pearl of Wisdom

Maybe it’s just my motherly instincts coming out, but this necklace brings to mind a precious egg nestled in an abstract nest. Coils of textured silver swirl around and around, loosely encircling and protecting this pristine baby pearl, just the way a momma bird would guard her young. At the same time, the metal creates … Continue reading “Andrea Piccini Silver Pearl Pendant Necklace: Pearl of Wisdom”

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Deborah Pagani: Get Your Rocks Off

What would Greta Garbo had worn if she was a cutting-edge rock star? Deborah Pagani. The Manhattan-based jewelry designer, known for her serious eclecticism, has created a new collection that evokes glamour and rock simultaneously. Her Art Deco-inspired jewelry debuted at Barneys New York in NYC and Beverly Hills on April 18, primarily offering her … Continue reading “Deborah Pagani: Get Your Rocks Off”

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Alex Monroe 22-Karat Gold-Plated Sterling Silver Daisy Necklace: He Loves Me.. He Loves Me… A Lot.

Had I seen this pretty little thing a month ago, it would have gone directly on my birthday wish list for any friend/family member/boyfriend/future boyfriend to purchase. I am always looking for unique jewelry that I could wear everyday, and the Alex Monroe Silver Daisy necklace seems just about perfect. I love how delicate the … Continue reading “Alex Monroe 22-Karat Gold-Plated Sterling Silver Daisy Necklace: He Loves Me.. He Loves Me… A Lot.”

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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 … Continue reading “Set in Style: The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels”

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