Pantone has named Tangerine Tango as it’s Colour of the Year for 2012. I celebrate this shade choice with a few citrussy faves that have passed through my collections. Schiaparelli Scarf Art Deco… Continue reading
Take a boo at my creepy mid-century modern bug brooch.
Gracious Good shows two examples of vintage cameo jewelry — a hard stone, late Victorian lavelier and a shell brooch
A summary of a day spent searching for vintage jewellery in thrift shops.
I’m a sucker for all things Egyptian and pseudo Egyptian, like these ’70s-era sterling silver earrings. They bear the mark of a Canadian company called Bond Boyd, which was established in 1944. I… Continue reading
Whilst hanging up my laundry (above) I came to a sudden realization that more than half of my wardrobe has blue in it. I always thought my go to colours were green or… Continue reading
The plastic known as Lucite celebrates it’s 75th birthday this year. This clear thermoplastic (meaning it can be shaped) is also known as Perspex, Plexiglass or Acrylic Glass. One of the first jewelleries… Continue reading
Eight or nine years ago, the artist Rachel Feinstein appeared in a Marc Jacobs ad wearing her signature 68 carat aquamarine ring. This ring fired up a desire to obtain a ginormous jewel.… Continue reading