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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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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Tweet In the beginning, there were emoji earrings … and earrings that should be emojis. Then there were customers who didn’t have pierced ears and needed their emojis in necklace form. Now, thanks to a request from gorgeous customer Cara, there are emoji rings. Cara asked for two: the peace sign … … and the […]

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Sunday, March 2, 2014

Tweet I’ve been keeping the newest design from my signature Wendy Brandes luxury line under wraps for a long time, but, now that it’s romping around Elton John’s Oscar party, it’s time for y’all to have a look. Actress Leven Rambin Instagrammed this photo of my bull and bullfighter Maneater ring. Leven spotted the ring […]

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Friday, January 31, 2014

Tweet Valentine’s Day is coming up — and not everyone is too happy about that. But cheer up! Just because you’re single doesn’t mean you have to miss out on great jewelry. I’ve got waaaaay better options for single-lady self-gifting than a standard right-hand ring. Or you can turn it into Gal-entine’s Day by getting […]

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Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Tweet One of my all-time favorite designs is my onyx and tsavorite skull ring … … with diamonds hidden inside. I’ve wanted to do a variation on this design for years — one that would be different enough for the onyx skull to keep its “one of a kind” status, but special in its own […]

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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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Monday, October 21, 2013

Tweet A big thanks to the Retailer Jeweler magazine for featuring my black-diamond Cleves swan ring in the October issue! The Cleves ring was inspired by the smartest of all the six wives of Henry VIII. Click here to read the blog post in which I proved Anne of Cleves was a damn genius. I […]

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Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Tweet Gorgeous client Serena (owner of my IDGAF necklace, among other pieces) recently contacted me with a special request. She wanted a pendant made in memory of her beloved dog, a bullmastiff named Daisy. Daisy died from lymphoma this March, aged seven. Serena emailed me: “We had Daisy since she was six weeks old. She […]

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Thursday, September 12, 2013

Tweet I got a nice mention in the September issue of Jeweller Magazine, a jewelry trade magazine for Australia and New Zealand.  The story by India Nicholson is about jewelry with secret compartments; it really gets into the history of this type of design: I was pleased to see a mention of a locket ring […]

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Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Tweet The customer of the day is Mrs. B.*, the vampire slayer (no relation to the WendyB family). This year, Mrs. B.’s mother got her two of my vampire-themed jewelry designs. The first piece was my Vampire Diana heart ring, purchased for Mrs. B.’s 28th birthday. The second piece was my matching vampire stake necklace. […]

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