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The Ultimate Jewelry Book List

It is no surprise that I love a good jewelry book. I get so excited when I hear about a new title debuting and often have a long wish list on my Amazon account. At one point, I was acquiring one new jewelry book per month and it… Read More

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Book Review: Women Jewellery Designers

ACC Publishing will release their newest jewelry book–the oversized and highly impressive book is titled Women Jewellery Designers by Juliet Weir-de La Rochefoucauld. My review can be found in my latest article for the Observer: These 4 Women Are the Biggest Innovators in Jewelry Design  Here’s the link:… Read More

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Book Review: Christie’s The Jewellery Archives Revealed

Have you ever dreamed of going into the vaults and archives of the infamous, world-renowned auction house Christie’s?! I feel like I dream about that on a daily basis and although I’ve never gotten my chance, author Vincent Meylan may hold the key to unlocking that door with… Read More

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Book Review: Jewels on Queen by Anne Schofield

Receiving jewelry books for the holidays is one of my favorite things ever. I usually have some down time in between Christmas and New Year’s where I try to organize my life, my goals, get my mind focused, and a lot of this is done without leaving… Read More

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Book Review: Lydia Courteille Extraordinary Jewellery of Imagination and Dreams

I opened up this book knowing very little about the French designer Lydia Courteille. I’ve seen her incredible designs on Rihanna, at trade shows, in magazines, and every time I see one of her pieces, I have a slight heart attack. Her over-the-top and bold creativity… Read More

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Book Review: GEM the Definitive Visual Guide

Earlier this year I finally did something every American needs to do at least once in their lifetime: I visited Washington DC and the Smithsonian. I could have spent the entire day, from open until close, in the National Museum of Natural History–their National Gem &… Read More