Dragon of the East: Jute Magazine features Sarara Couture Jewelry

By | Jewelry | dragon, dragon jewelry, East meets West, editorial, fashion accessories, Hannan Saleh, Jute Magazine, vintage jewelry,

    Love a good dragon? Feeling a bit Daenerys Targaryen?  Well, so do we; the “webitorial” now posted on Jute Fashion Magazine’s website today, shot by none other than the talented Hannan Saleh, features our jewelry. That’s our Miao collar, Judith Leiber handbag and a big vintage Accessocraft dragon necklace, one of my favorites.  Hannan […]

Delilah’s Snake Rings

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Thursday evening coming back from working in the city, I made a stop about an hour outside the city in Connecticut to get something good to eat on the way home. Now, I never stop at this town, but I did this evening.

Jewelry À la Carte, Rebecca Taylor Style

By | Designers | accessories, crystal, fashion accessories, fine jewelry, Jewelry, jewelry designers, Rebecca Taylor, stackable,

When one thinks of Rebecca Taylor, designer and brand, they envision modern feminine wearable clothing. As of late, Princess Kate in her suit might come to mind. Don’t get me started on RT’s Spring and new Fall/Winter 2015 looks. Upon closer inspection, I was pleasantly surprised to see that the they have quite a collection and focus on accessories of the same make.


By | Jewelry | designer accessories, jewelry editorial, vintage accessoires,

Explore the modern aesthetic of the working urbanite and her repertoire of powerful accessories. These are the memoirs of a modern creative, living in the urban jungle.  From an evening art opening to fashion insider party. Photographed by Hannan Saleh. Hair Stylist and Makeup: Alex Allen. Stylist: Rachel Anne. Model: Huijun Zhang. Hope you enjoy our accessories […]

Lynn Ban Opens Her Online Boutique

By | Bloggers | Jewelry, Lynn Ban, Rihanna, rock star,

I must admit I’m crushing on her scarab ring, but I’m in good company. The accessories maven has a line of music and rock princesses wearing her bangles, necklaces, and stacked rings. Lynn’s personal style is as inspiring as her collection. Her instagram account provides visual stimulation with a constant array of Lynn’s vintage accessories, fashion […]

Bill Smith Jewelry Archive and Runway Size Richelieu

By | Bill Smith Jewelry History | 1970s jewelry, African American, Bill Smith Richelieu, Camelot, Cody Award, costume jewelry Bill Smith, designer, Hamlet, Richard Burton, Richelieu jewelry, Runway Necklace, theater, vintage body jewelry,

I spend many hours researching fashion accessories of the past. Sometimes they lead me on a journey. A few Richelieu pieces that have challenged me, led me to think more about why Richelieu jewelry attracted me in the first place?  That always lands me right back to one of my all time favorites, Bill Smith. […]

Vintage Trifari Jewelry: Designer Diane Love Speaks about Jewelry as Art and Artifact

By | Designers | Diane Love, Jewelry, Trifari, vintage jewelry,

Feature image, 1970s Diane Love for Trifari Ad with Shekmet necklace and ring/earrings from her collection.   The jewelry designs of Diane Love for Trifari are special for various reasons. Their collaboration led to innovations in costume jewelry and also brought a custom couture, yet historic feel to costume jewelry. Since Diane first began designing jewelry in […]

Verdura, The Jewelry Line that Launched Ships in Search of Sea Shells

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Someone once said “it’s not what you know, it’s who you know”. Well, in the case of Verdura jewely it is a little bit of both.  Being born a Duke and meeting Coco Chanel most certainly helped Fulco di Verdura, but his art is undeniable.  I enjoy the line even today. Their jewely is a […]