L for Labradorite

I love long necklaces.  They make everything instantly more chic.  I have a few long necklaces that are staples in my wardrobe because they can make a classic shift dress (speaking of wardrobe staples…) interesting and fun.  When I went to design my collection I knew it had to include at least a couple of […]

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Locale of Inspiration – Rio

My eyes grew wide as I pulled the drapes open in the ‘Ciudad Maravillosa’ for the first time.  The ‘wonderful city’, also known as Rio de Janeiro, took my breath away.  The joy from the trip and from celebrating my parents’ 35th wedding anniversary added to the spirit I felt.  I’ve seen some beautiful places, […]

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The Hair of Venus – Rutilated Quartz

A gemstone that has also been called the “Hair of Venus” can’t help but capture the imagination.  I am captivated by the needles within rutilated quartz that look like a goddess’s hair captured within a gemstone.  Just like hair, rutile needles can be golden, black, or red in color.   When I look at rutilated […]

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