The Show Must Go On

{In the doghouse?} If it were covered in diamonds, rubies and emeralds, my answer to that question is a definitive YES.  This piece is great because it’s a *CONVERSATION SPARKLER*, which is especially wonderful now that so much of our social interaction is online.  If this fun little vintage Dog House bauble is for you, it…

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Writing My Jewelry ‘Magnum Opus’: Day 1

Hello from lockdown here in Southern California.  I’m home with the two kids, our cat and my husband.  I’m DESPERATE for a break from my daily life.  It seems like a good time to get back to blogging.  At least I’ll keep myself amused ; ) I made the decision that I am going to…

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Over the Moon for Sun, Moon & Stars: SF Fall Art & Antiques Show

{Pictured above: French Art Deco Sunburst Mirrors, 1930s} Ethereal beings have always had special meaning to me.  They represent something divine, something untouchable but magnificent and magical in this universe.  I’ve collected sun mirrors or ‘sunburst’ mirrors – round mirrors surrounded by gold-painted wood ‘rays’ – for severals.  They’re (somewhat) easily found in flea markets…

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Hello IG world, for the first time in a loooooong time. We’re on, what?, week 4 of lockdown? And it’s COLD and GLOOMY in SoCal. Sucks.
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But it does give us the chance to enjoy the rarely utilized fireplace 🔥
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Memories....such sad news coming from Paris today 😢🤯☹️ #notredame #paris #parisfrance #cathedralenotredame #notredamefire ...

💕 #dailygem Twinkling jewels...they’re actually plastic! They’re a junky but SUPER FUN pair that I bought at a consignment shop in Minneapolis and have worn all over Europe and now California. I’ll have to post some pics of me wearing them! #bigjewellery #bigjewelry #boldjewellery #boldjewelery ...