Jewelry this summer is about having fun with color, texture, and gold. As an ash blond with highlights and green eyes, I usually prefer a strong yellow or pink cast to gold; I like these pieces to blend with my coloring as if it were a natural extension of my armature rather than a twinkling […]
Archive for April, 2009
Books make wonderful presents, especially those that add a new facet of knowledge to Mom’s burgeoning, or perhaps more advanced interests. My book, BROOCHES: TIMELESS ADORNMENT, is a fabulous gift for anyone who wants to know more about the stylish history of this ornament — the best example of the jeweler’s art. It’s full of […]
My styling piece about how to choose and wear the right necklace is posted on www.DressRegistry.com.
SOFA New York opened last night, and by the crowds, you could feel the need for people to physically transport themselves from winter to spring. It was a lovely evening, cool but not cold (for a welcomed change). Many, who were still mistrusting Mother Nature, were in turtleneck sweaters, while others, most of them young […]
In collaboration with World Gold Council, Paulette and Denzel Washington, Susan Sarandon, Whoppi Goldberg, Rachel Ray, Christina Applegate, Debra Messing, and other celebrities have turned the lyrical and leafy into a golden opportunity for giving. The ornaments are designed by a star who worked with a renowned jewelry designer, and each will be sold by […]
On June 17, 2009, Christie’s South Kensington will be selling this beautifully worked late Georgian gold ring. According to well supported evidence, it contains the hair of Napoleon Bonaparte: When Napoleon was exiled, a second and final time, on St. Helena in 1815, he befriended the family of William Balcombe, and in particular the youngest […]
Received a bit of news to pass on this week: –An exhibition of former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright’s pins entitled, Read My Pins, will be on show at the Museum of Art and Design in New York beginning September 30th and run until January 31, 2010. The exhibit explores the use of jewelry, and in […]