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  • Paris

    The City of Light Glistens in Gold

    In Paris, gold adds a little extra sparkle to the City of Light anywhere you look. From the gold-leafed pyramid cap of the obelisk at Place de la Concorde to the…

  • Novelty Brooches

    Cute & Clever: Victorian Novelty Brooches

    Brooches are not quite as popular as they once were, but I happen to adore them – especially novelty brooches with a sense of humor or whimsy. During the Victorian period,…

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    When Only One Will Do: Single Earring Trend

    The hottest jewelry trend sweeping the fall fashions this year is, without question, the single earring. Models strutting the runways of the Céline, Louis Vuitton, Isabel Marant and Tory Burch Fall 2014 shows…

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    Exploring the World of Gold Hallmarks

    Over the weekend, I spent some time helping at Betteridge in Southampton and wanted to familiarize myself with the new estate pieces. While reading the description of one brooch, an Art…

  • Linked in Gold

    Linked In Gold

    The classic gold link bracelet has been around for centuries and shows no sign of abating any time soon – dare I say ever. Over time the simple, most basic style…

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    Striking Gold in Southampton

    This past weekend I ventured out to the summer haven of Southampton, a charming beach town on the eastern half of Long Island where a number of New York’s elite call home for…

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    Rethinking the Earring: Endless New Ear Jewels

    For jewelry, thinking outside the box on new ways to adorn with jewels remains an overarching trend in the industry. Lately, ear jewels have come into focus as designers aim to push the boundaries of…

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    Red, White, Blue & Gold

    This Friday, America celebrates its Day of Independence with all the pomp and circumstance befitting the celebratory occasion. Fireworks, parades, hot dogs and hamburgers are among the favorite festivities of this…

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    Jewelry for the Sun & Sand

    My trip to the Mexican beach haven of Cabo San Lucas this past weekend left me inspired to find jewelry that functions superbly in the sun and the sand. With nary…