Tag Archives: Jewelry

MAR 20th

A Finely Jeweled Spring

I could sure use some Spring!  This constant teasing of back and forth is like a bad break up.  This past weekend it was gorgeous–sunny, in the seventies with a warm wind that coaxed all the flowering trees to do … Continue reading

NOV 28th

Hooker Diamonds & Emeralds As Big As Your Head

Perhaps “emeralds as big as your head” is an exaggeration but…how about a topaz that big? I lost my head when I visited the gemstones exhibit at the Smithsonian Natural History Museum recently. My sister in law and I “escaped” … Continue reading

OCT 1st

Baubles and Bangles: Verdura Style

  Cabuchon sapphires, basket woven gold and diamond latticed rubies were all used by Fulco Di Verdura, legendary jewelry designer in his amazing pieces. Born into Sicilian aristocracy, Fulco became well known after World War I when American cafe society … Continue reading

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