At the end of September, my husband and I took our first-ever trip without our daughter (now over two years old).  We went to Paris, the city where we first met and lived together for more than two years, so it was truly a second honeymoon. {locks of love} I was nervous leaving home, of course. …

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{just before hopping into the Paris Métro at Madeleine, with a make-out session going on just behind me} These are another lovely pair of handmade earrings from a trip to Istanbul a few years ago.  They’re gold vermeil and pearl and I think the shape is so fun! Mackage coat (the cold streak in northern…

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{my talented and very kind friend Juliana took these photos of me modeling jewelry when we were studying in Paris together} Metal and bead necklace (top) bought at a local swap meet near Trôo, France.  My own design of enameled metal beads and tassel from Istanbul on silver metal chain.  Faux pearl earrings. Ann Taylor…

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