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Thursday, February 11, 2016

Here’s a jewelry design for Throwback Thursday that’s also ruby-red for Valentine’s Day: my Lady Jane necklace. The true story of Lady Jane Grey — the “Nine Day Queen” of Tudor times — inspired me to create this teardrop-shaped pendant in 2008. It was made from two pieces of custom-cut rock crystal, loose rubies, and […]

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Friday, November 20, 2015

I always appreciate it when people write about my work. Thank you to Cindy Edelstein for including my peace sign emoji earring in her thoughtful Peace and Love TrendTracker report for National Jeweler. Cindy wrote: “In light of recent attacks around the world, including in Paris and Beirut, there is only one trend to track […]

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Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Thanks to Cindy Edelstein for including my designs in her gallery of Halloween-worthy jewels on National Jeweler! Cindy featured my 18K gold and ruby skull necklace and matching earrings. You can buy the necklace here and the earrings here. Check out the rest of my skull jewelry — and I have plenty! — by clicking […]

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Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Thanks to Lindsay Putnam for including me in today’s New York Post story on nontraditional engagement rings! CLICK HERE TO READ THE STORY. The story features the custom engagement ring I did for my gorgeous clients Lori and Brian.  Lori had requested a ring in the style of my Edburga poison ring, which has a […]

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Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Check me out talking about the fashion and jewelry industries on American Fashion Podcast! Part I Part II AFP hosts Seth Friederman, Charles Beckwith and Lisa-Maria Radano invited me and menswear designer/ fellow Fashion Group International Rising Star awardee Loris Diran to dish the dirt. We had so much to say that the podcast had […]

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Rob Bates, news director of JCK Online, has been contemplating whether Amazon can succeed in the jewelry business. Amazon has had its eyes on jewelry since 2003. CLICK HERE TO READ ROB’S STORY. I’m always thinking that I’ve got to clear out my thousands of old emails, but they came in handy today when Rob […]

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Friday, July 24, 2015

Thanks to Cindy Edelstein for including me in Tuesday’s TrendTracker post for National Jeweler. This one was about pets. I’m represented by my FitzRoy the Cat ear climbers. How cute do these look on? You can get the FitzRoy climbers on my website here. Don’t forget that I also have FitzRoy earring jackets and birthstone […]

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Friday, July 17, 2015

Big thanks go out to the Retail Jeweler Magazine for including my Jonah and the Whale Maneater ring in the July/August wedding-bands lookbook! Also, I’m No. 1 on the list. Woot! Jackie LeBental’s description of my design is lovely. In case you can’t decipher the text in the image, it reads: “I am always taken […]

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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Thank you to gorgeous Arielle Klein for interviewing me for her new blog, The Gem Therapist. I’m officially one of her “Women Who Gem“! I was as honest as ever when Arielle asked me about the biggest challenge in my business. I also credited a woman who died in 1536 as the person who inspired […]

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Monday, July 6, 2015

Thank you to gorgeous Brecken Branstrator for including my one-of-a-kind She Sells Seashells ring in her National Jeweler post on summer-inspired jewelry! The 18K-rose-gold ring features a hand-carved rose-quartz “shell” and diamonds. It makes a statement but it’s not a red-carpet-only ring. You can definitely wear this one on a casual day. Just don’t wear […]

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