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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

“… it’s fun to wear, it has lasting value and it connects people across generations.” Hmm. What could that describe? A top from H&M? The latest iPhone? An app, an antique end table or a even an exotic trip? Nope! It can only be jewelry. Michelle Graff, the editor-in-chief of National Jeweler, wrote those words […]

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Monday, September 7, 2015

Elle put together a photo gallery called “Princess Diana’s Most Underrated Style Moments” and it’s pretty great. As Elle points out, many of her looks would be on-trend now, including her “boyfriend” sweater with a skirt. The only thing that hasn’t come back in a high-fashion way is that 1980s feathered hair. View image | […]

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

November’s Jewel of the Month has come a few days early because, this week, the Pink Elephant and Tipsy Writer ring won honorary mention in the Amerian Gem Trade Association Spectrum Awards eveningwear category! This ring is the sixth in my Maneater ring series (because of the AGTA award, the elephant has jumped ahead of […]

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Monday, June 10, 2013

On Game of Thrones, the character of Daenerys Targaryen is known as the Mother of Dragons. Here is the mother of my dragon — and other highly detailed/hidden treasure — jewelry designs. It’s a dragon-shaped bell that I got in the 1980s. I wrote about this little critter in January: ” …. I found a […]

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Monday, May 6, 2013

Every year, my invitation to the Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art gets lost in the mail. It’s such a shame, because I would wear a real costume to match the party theme, instead of one of the generically pretty designer dresses that so many guests fall back on. Remember the superhero-themed […]

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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

I generally don’t covet anyone else’s exact career path. You have to take the bad with the good, and I wind up thinking that one or more aspects of that other person’s experience wouldn’t be ideal for me. Like having to be Donald Trump’s daughter, for instance. But I’ve finally found my fantasy job and […]

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Saturday, November 17, 2012

The New York Times ran A.O. Scott’s review of the new Anna Karenina movie yesterday, and the first paragraph resonated with me: “Bad literary adaptations are all alike, but every successful literary adaptation succeeds in its own way. The bad ones — or let’s just say the average ones, to spare the feelings of hard-working […]

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