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Friday, March 7, 2014

Tweet The unusually cold and snowy winter we’ve had in New York City had me eager to do one of my Huffington Post fashion round-ups about stylish puffer (aka puffa) jackets, but it wasn’t meant to be. I didn’t get as many volunteers as I would like. Maybe I’ll try again next year. There should […]

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Friday, February 14, 2014

Tweet Happy Valentine’s Day, anti-Valentine’s Day or day-after-Galentine’s Day, y’all! Whatever holiday you celebrate is okay with me. I don’t discriminate! Big thanks to Danielle Prescod of Elle for including three of my designs in an online feature called “Valentine’s Day Jewelry for the Funny Girl.” (That’s so perfect. I am passionate about fine jewelry with […]

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Thursday, January 23, 2014

Tweet MrB gave a speech about ethics in journalism on Sunday night. He was addressing the alumni of an interesting program called Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics. The FASPE website says: “The Fellowships provide journalism, law, medical, and seminary students a structured program of study that initially focuses on the role […]

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Friday, January 17, 2014

Tweet Gorgeous client Laura of Style, She Wrote and Bella NYC has gotten a head start on Valentine’s Day with a pair of my “Heart You” mixed stud earrings. But Laura did it her way! My standard “Heart You” pair looks like this: Laura switched out the regular heart earring for my anatomical heart stud […]

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Thursday, January 16, 2014

Tweet Now that the red-carpet crowd is catching on to my single-earring obsession, it’s time to officially offer a statement-earring companion to all my single studs. January’s Jewels of the Month are my shoulder-brushing single Cleopatra earrings in silver, or in 18K yellow gold with diamonds. Last August, I suggested wearing one of my 4 […]

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Sunday, December 15, 2013

Tweet Whether you’re getting ready to present an engagement ring or expecting to receive one, you should check out the “How to Buy an Engagement Ring” slideshow by Demara White for Men’s Health. My words of wisdom and/or photos can be found in slides 4, 8, 9, 11, 13 and 14. Thanks, Demara! Thanks also […]

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Monday, December 9, 2013

Tweet Thank you to JustLuxe.com for featuring my 18K gold chicken-in-the-egg locket in its “Six Geese-A-Laying: The Perfect Golden Eggs for the Holidays” slideshow. The egg locket opens up to reveal a tiny silver hen with diamond eyes. Lift the hen off her nest, and you’ll spy three 18K gold eggs. I’ve only made one […]

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Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Tweet Recently, one of my blogger friends — I can’t remember who! Confess in the comments, if you like! — remarked that as inspiring as the wimmins of the Advanced Style blog are, many of them are over-the-top in a way that is intimidating to the less fashion-involved lady. I took another look at the […]

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Saturday, November 2, 2013

Tweet Quick! Run to the newsstand and buy the December issue of Cosmopolitan magazine — the one with Miley Cyrus looking fabulous on the cover. My emoji earrings are mentioned under “Emoji Mania” on the “What We’re Into This Month” page. Here’s a closer look. And here’s something interesting: Of the two earrings shown, only […]

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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Tweet Thank you to gorgeous Marissa Stempien.com of JustLuxe.com for including my Memento Mori skull ring in her story on “dark and sinister” jewelry! I’m in exceptionally good company, considering an Alexander McQueen design is also on Marissa’s list of “the creepiest, most hauntingly beautiful jewelry.” Click the photo to read the story. In addition, […]

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