Take a visit to the local library

Take a visit to the local library

With so many Etsy artists creating gorgeous handmade jewelry, I’ve been stocking up on accessories right from the comfort of my own couch. Sort of like having a jewelry trunk show right in your living room, except without the longwinded presentations. One of our...
Every rose has its anodized thorn

Every rose has its anodized thorn

When my daughter was born, my favorite necklace was this big fat stone pendant. Exactly the kind of thing that you don’t wear with a newborn whose lack of neck control makes her head wobble and fall against your chest a hundred times a day. With neck control now...
Heather Moore is for lovers. Of mothers.

Heather Moore is for lovers. Of mothers.

A reader recently turned us on to Heather B. Moore Jewelry and now, well, we’re turned on. What can I say, awesome, expensive custom baubles make me hot. (Hint to the sigOth.) I think any of this talented artist’s (blown glass, painting, photography, metal...
Legos you don’t want the kids anywhere near

Legos you don’t want the kids anywhere near

I’ve always liked conversation-piece jewelry. My feeling is you can get a lot more mileage out of one really striking piece than decking yourself out with hundreds of dollars worth of average stuff. So it figures that I’m already seeking out excuses to buy...
Giving New Meaning to Unique Jewelry

Giving New Meaning to Unique Jewelry

I’m a total sucker for a baby keepsake, I admit it. But it’s got to be a keepsakes that no one else has ever seen before so I can maximize The Ooh-Ahh Factor.So I offer you the incredibly unique thumb print necklaces from artist Colleen Berg. Before you...
Locket 2.0

Locket 2.0

My grandmother always wore a large butterfly locket containing pictures of her favorite little people so she could “keep us close to her heart.” I like the idea of honoring my kids, but wearing a giant silver insect–or most any locket for that...

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