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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Tweet It’s Earth Day today! In honor of the occasion — and ahead of World Oceans Day on June 8 — the Los Angeles Times did a feature on jewelry inspired by sea life. My 18K yellow gold turtle locket is included! I’m amused that I’m called an Angeleno in that caption. People who see […]

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Tweet According to the zodiac calendar, Taurus birthdays begin on April 20, making this the perfect month for the official blog debut of my Bull and Bullfighter Maneater ring. Actress Leven Rambin already tweeted a photo of the ring from Elton John’s Oscar party last month. Leven had borrowed it from gorgeous singer/songwriter Skylar Grey, […]

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Monday, March 24, 2014

Tweet A big thanks to Inside Weddings magazine for including my Marie Antoinette earrings in the Spring 2014 feature on purple gemstones. Remember, this is the year of Radiant Orchid! The story says: “Top off spring bridal styles with luxurious violet-hued jewels and gemstones.” I think that’s a great idea. Color livens up a traditional […]

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Thursday, March 13, 2014

Tweet Hip-shaking cover girl Shakira is wearing my rose-quartz Venus ring in a feature in the April 2014 issue of Women’s Health. Exciting! Ah, I remember when Shakira’s video for “Whenever, Wherever” came out in 2001 — I couldn’t take my eyes off her! I’ve never seen her in concert but I did see her […]

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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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Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Tweet A huge thank you goes out to Danielle Prescod of Elle.com for including my emoji single stud earrings in her “Style Splurge, Style Steal” feature today! The $35 earrings are the steal; a gorgeous Sergio Rossi sandal selling for $1,150 is the splurge. I’m glad that Danielle singled out my middle finger emoji earring […]

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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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Thursday, November 28, 2013

Tweet The Committee to Protect Journalism has posted the biographical videos (produced by Univision) and acceptance speeches for three of Tuesday’s International Press Freedom Awards honorees. Here are the links for television reporter Janet Hinostroza of Ecuador; humorist Bassem Youssef of Egypt; and newspaper reporter Nedim Şener of Turkey. As I mentioned yesterday, Nguyen Van […]

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Tweet Looking for holiday gifts? I’ve got jewelry for all budgets. Take some advice from the following writers.  For a start, gorgeous Jennifer Heebner, editor at JCK Magazine, included my Heisenberg hat stud earrings in a piece on spring’s minimalist trend. Claire Knebl of Teen Vogue has a good gift suggestion for your BFF: my […]

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