I got these wonderful gilded drop beads in London years ago and have been waiting for just the right necklace idea. This one reminds me so much of the patina of resplendent Venice. Nearly every part of it is vintage. … Continue reading
And now for something entirely different! My latest necklace, a version of the Tudor Chain of Office that features tiny portraits of European queens and kings, small vintage Miriam Haskell pearls, antique gold metallic faceted glass beads, and a beautiful … Continue reading
I’m a sucker for the color lavender, and this glittery necklace proves it. Soon in my Etsy shop. Save
These Czech beads are a beautiful ombre of blue, yellow, and green. I found these lovelies on my final trip to the vintage jewelry findings warehouse in NYC last spring. Sadly, after years at the same huge messy warren of … Continue reading
In light of the SNOW predictions for this weekend, I’m trying to anticipate spring. Peach is such a lovely, flattering color.
Another new statement necklace–this time I’m channeling Miriam Haskell and Stanley Hagler! Wired seed bead blossoms in lavendar and bronze on the pendant, with a necklace of faux pearls, Austrian crystals, and topaz colored rhinestone rondelles. Extremely sparkly! And soon … Continue reading
After several months absence, I’m back at my jewelry workbench and loving it! Here’s Canton, the first necklace of my news series and a celebration of cobalt blue lapis, turquoise, cloisonne, and Chinoiserie. Soon available in my Gemnorde Etsy shop. … Continue reading