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Friday, July 17, 2015

Today is World Emoji Day, and if you’ve been wondering why, check the date on the calendar emoji*. According to Emojipedia, July 17 was selected because iCal for Mac was announced at MacWorld Expo on July 17, 2002. The calendar emoji, in turn, inspired Emojipedia founder Jeremy Burge to declare World Emoji Day. And what’s […]

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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

According to the astrological calendar, the sign of Cancer rules from June 21 to July 22.  Cancer is the Latin word for crab, which is why the zodiac sign is represented by a crab and why my Jewels of the Month are my crab emoji designs. You might not be familiar with the crab emoji […]

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Tuesday, January 21, 2014

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 in […]

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Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Click the photos to shop for my sterling-silver jewelry designs priced at under $100! You can see more of my silver jewelry here.

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Friday, September 14, 2012

A couple of years ago, I gave gorgeous blogger/designer Stacy Lomman one of my sterling-silver Juana skull necklaces as a birthday gift.  The eyes are white sapphires. I have a number of Juana pieces. They are named after Juana “la Loca,” the 16th-century queen of Castile and a daughter of Isabella and Ferdinand, the “Catholic […]

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Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Here’s an iPhone photo of my first Memento Mori ring in silver. As you can see, my “47th Street” manicure by Tracylee Percival is holding up pretty well a week after I got it. I’ve lost a couple of nail jewels but have held on to the majority of them. Tracylee set the jewels in […]

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Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Like I said yesterday, crazy is the new chic, so my sterling silver Sigmund Freud cufflinks are the Jewel of the Month. These cufflinks would be a thoughtful gift for the well-dressed psychiatrist, psychologist or psychopath in your life.  People who don’t fall into any of those categories like the cufflinks too: MrB, who is […]

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Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Just in time for Halloween (but perfect all year round for Egyptologists): my new mummy locket in sterling silver. I’ll get better pictures of this piece soon. As I mentioned in my last post, my camera is malfunctioning and I was lucky to get these photos. I’ve got a new camera on its way. Anyway, […]

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Thursday, December 4, 2008

Crazy-ass psychic Miss Cleo and her psychic friends see some earrings in your future. That’s Miss Cleo but don’t call that number. Luckily for you, a fan of my gold-and-diamond, shoulder-brushing Cleopatra Earrings asked me to make a more affordable version. The original Cleopatra Earrings © Wendy Brandes 2007-2009 So I did! They’re so new […]

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