Jewelry from New York City

VERDURA: Yesterday and oh yes, Today!

If you’re at all a fan of jewelry, you’re certainly familiar with Verdura jewelry.  The super-brief version of the story is this: Duke Fulco di Verdura, a Sicilian aristocrat and lover of design and art in all forms, rose to great prominence in the mid-1920s when he began designing costume jewelry for fashion legend Coco…

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Day 112: Blue Bone

{posing in front of our apartment building as the sun sets} After a (mostly) relaxing Easter Weekend (4 days long here in Germany), I’m back in town and ready to blog! This photo was taken last week (pre-Easter vacation), when there was still snow on the ground.  It’s mostly melted now.  Although there’s snow in…

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Day 109: North African Bohemian

{dancing with myself}   It has been a busy week!  But I’m back online… I’m not 100% sure where/how I got this necklace. I think it may have been a gift from a friend who brought it back from Sénégal a few years ago.  Nonetheless, the necklace is a simple, colorful example of North African…

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