Do Over: Earring to Pendant Conversion

Here is one of my earliest do overs. I had a pair of oversized concho earrings set with 1.5 carat amethysts. But one of the earrings was broken. So I took them to… Continue reading

Stone Cold

I have a cold. If you believe in the healing properties of gemstones (as I do), then you should stock up some red stones to help clear up the old head. Today I… Continue reading

Best Things In Life: Rose Gold Greek Key Earrings

I was in K-W, helping my parents move. We went to the Value Village to drop off some fabric scraps and linens. Of course, I asked if I could go in and take… Continue reading

Celebrity Lost And Found

My parents are moving (to a place with a pool!!!) and I’ve been helping them pack up. I found this old issue of Images (summer 2008) whilst clearing out the closets. It was… Continue reading

Best Things In Life: Amber Necklace

Because I am broke, I actually did try to sell this necklace to an antique dealer. I kept it because didn’t offer me as much as I wanted, but as we discussed how… Continue reading

Best Things In Life: My Volcano Ring

I found this ring at a now defunct antique store. I found lots of crazy modernist jewellery there. But this is the only piece that ever prompted someone to grab my hand and… Continue reading

I Found An Art: Judgmental Bear

This bear is all seeing, all judging. So you better mind your posture! Still, he is making me happy. It is signed B. Mead, but I don’t know who that is and Googling… Continue reading

Best Things In Life: My Big Purple Pendant

Because I like to hunt for watches and jewels, I often find myself with a surplus of watches and jewels, which means I occasionally have to cull the herd (or, if I’m broke,… Continue reading

I Heart You Pt. III

This is an old-timey, heart-shaped love token ring that I found many years ago at the Value Village. I don’t know what its made of, I just know that J.U.N. was fond of… Continue reading

Interview With A Beauty Scientist Pt. II: Teca Gillespie

I’ve written enough about hair care to know what you’re supposed to do to keep your hair all hale and healthy. But what if you had a, um, friend who was going through… Continue reading

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