Endless talk of all things sparkly.

April Foolin’

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studying Colored Stones and registered for the Lab class in California, very excited !

Gwen looks flawless here with her beautiful engagement ring and stacked bangles

this is what is in my purse–sour patch watermelons & Benjamins, Chanel blush & Blue Moon bottlecaps

Van Cleef & Arpels piece featured in the showcase at Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt Museum 

been enjoying getting images for my SHOW ME YOUR RINGS project, I’ve met so many collectors

me wearing my new Barrett Ford hand-made earrings featuring some gorgeous gemstones

collage of drawings, scrapbook of jewelry designs by Gustav Manz (after a reader suggested I get familiar)

bunch of stickpins–I am working on taking a bunch of stickpins and converting them into pendants at work}