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Saturday, February 14, 2015

Tweet Purrkoy, the kitten with the heart-shaped nose, would like to wish you a happy Valentine’s Day. There’s no place PK would rather spend Valentine’s Day than in the bathroom sink. It’s his favorite spot. (When he wants the faucet turned on so he can take a drink, he yodels for a human.) What are […]

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Thursday, February 5, 2015

Tweet When I come home from parties, having indulged in a little Champagne, I like to make the pets pose for selfies with me.  Purrkoy the kitten is a frequent victim of my tipsy affection because he’s easier to grab than speedy cat FitzRoy and smells better than Gigi the dog. This photo is from […]

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Sunday, February 1, 2015

Tweet Okay, it’s not exactly Katy Perry. But it is a purry kitty! And, as you can see, FitzRoy the Cat has glittery shoes and a funny blue shark, just like Katy! My photos of the real Katy Perry in concert last year are here. And there are hilarious “Left Shark” memes here.

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Sunday, January 18, 2015

Tweet MrB and I watched the Johnny Cash biopic Walk the Line this weekend. FitzRoy the cat heard the song “Get Rhythm” for the first time and he loved it! First he ran around the living room, then he listened intently, then he ran around some more. I recorded it for FitzRoy’s Instagram account, of […]

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Monday, December 15, 2014

Tweet This month, Pantone named “Marsala” as the color of the year for 2015, describing it as a “robust and earthy wine red.” As always, there was criticism of Pantone’s choice, but I like the color because it reminds me of garnets. This fall, I designed a garnet stud and ear jacket combo featuring FitzRoy […]

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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Tweet I was looking for Purrkoy the kitten recently. FitzRoy, his older cat brother, was like, “Kitten? What kitten? We have a kitten?” I think Fitz is tired of PK’s big butt blocking his view of the pigeons.

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Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Tweet Cats rule teh Interwebs, so why shouldn’t they rule the jewelry world too? Thanks to Hannah Becker of Diamond Doodles, you’re getting a sneak peek of my newest collection, inspired by FitzRoy the cat! Hannah turned my 18K-gold FitzRoy-shaped earring jacket into a picture of a kitteh romping with balls of yarn. One of […]

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Thursday, October 30, 2014

Tweet Because this Throwback Thursday is also the day before Halloween, allow me to present — again — one of my all-time favorite pumpkin carvings: 2011’s Rick Ross Rap-O-Lantern. As a jewelry designer, I had mad love for rapper Rick Ross’s diamond depictions of his own face, so I flipped out when I saw the […]

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Monday, October 27, 2014

Tweet I’m thrilled to say my newest Maneater ring — the Pink Elephant and Tipsy Writer — has received honorable mention in the American Gem Trade Association Spectrum Awards. The awards recognize fine-jewelry designers whose work uses natural colored gemstones and cultured pearls. I haven’t revealed the finished ring on my social media yet. First, […]

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Monday, October 6, 2014

Tweet FitzRoy and Purrkoy — my exotic shorthair kittehs — met two of their out-of-town fans this weekend.  “Stratsquam” (Kelli) and “WitnessTheThickness” (Aaron) are a lovely young couple who attended medical school together and who came to New York to interview for a residency. They’re also two of FitzRoy’s most ardent Instagram followers. Last week, […]

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