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Book Review: I Love Those Earrings by Jane Merrill & Chris Filstrup

I Love Those Earrings by Jane Merrill & Chris Filstrup, Schiffer Publishing This book is an ode to earrings, praising them for their existence and complimenting them on their beauty.  The authors have the same passion for earrings as I do for rings, so… Read More

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Currently Reading: Dior Joaillerie

Dior Joaillerie is my current reading book on these cold mid-winter nights. Victoire de Castellane‘s passion and design aesthetic really warms me up. She is effortless in creating breath-taking pieces of art. The lacquered flowers, ribbon motifs, and huge skulls that make up her repertoire are all… Read More

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Jewelry Book Review: Rings by Rachel Church

Rings is a perfectly proportioned helping of history and meaning behind these keepsakes we call rings. The book is written by Rachel Church, who has the most sought-after (in my opinion) job ever created–she is a curator for the Victorian & Albert Museum in London, with “a… Read More

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Jewelry’s Shining Stars by Beth Bernstein

“But it wasn’t until I was six years into a career as a fashion stylist and writer for magazines that I realized that nothing about the rise and fall of hemlines, the heel of a shoe or the structure of a handbag moved and intrigued me the… Read More

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Bvlgari Celebrates Serpenti with book launch, by Marion Fasel

Imagine having to travel to Italy in order to research the Italian jewelry house, known as Bvlgari, to celebrate their Serpenti collection…?  How amazing?! Jewelry extraordinaire and author, Marion Fasel did just that when called upon to uncover the past, present and future of… Read More

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Book Review: No Stone Unturned

{Continuing with the British Week theme, I received an awesome book in the mail sent to me by Sam Loxton of Lucas Rarities, located in London.} Sam Loxton of Lucas Rarities located in London has graciously sent me a copy of “No Stone Unturned” a catalogue which… Read More