Ethnic Jewelry

Tassels

Apparently, tassels have a long and storied history.  Stout Brothers, a 90-year-old company that makes tassels and other trimmings for the home, has a fascinating history of tassels on its site, illustrating a necklace incorporating tassels reportedly made during the 18th Dynasty and found in Tutankhamun’s tomb in the Valley of Kings in Egypt. My, tassels…

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Week 1: Unearthing my jewelry collection

Here it is!  The all-new jewelry project.  Maybe I should call it “Where in the world did that piece come from?!”  I don’t know, we’ll see.  For now it’s “Week One of the all-new jewelry project.” At any rate, I selected a piece today from one of my favorite jewelry shops in the world.  IN…

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One Fine Day in Paris

It’s been a loooong time since I last blogged.  In my absence from blogging, I’ve grown increasingly self-critical about my writing, so I’m not going to overthink this post.  I’ve chosen an easy topic for myself: showcasing someone else’s gorgeous work.  Looking back through my archive (iPhoto), I came across these lovely photos taken in…

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