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Rose Gold Jewelry: A Gift for You = A Gift for Them

Rose Gold is one of the MOST flattering metals for jewelry on any skin tone. It’s not only a vintage favorite but a new modern classic. And if you love rose gold as much as I do, keep reading, because you are in for a big treat! I am so excited because today is a…

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A Puzzling Engagement (Ring) Story

  Summer is a constant reminder of all things blue… light blue water and serious blue skies. Dark blue skies filled with stars (if you aren’t in the city). And I’m seriously sad that summer vacation season is somewhat coming to an end. What about you? Which reminds me that before summer comes Spring (which…

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Padparadscha Sapphires: The Sunset Gemstone

A few years ago, I was teaching a yoga class and I noticed one of my student’s engagement rings. It was stunning. Honestly, I had never seen a stone quite that color before! When she told me it was a Padparadscha sapphire, I was obsessed. Over the past few years, I’ve had a lot of fun…

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Stunning Opals: A Trend Here to Stay

Lately, I’ve been totally enamored by opals, especially opal cocktail rings. Opals have become popular amongst designers more recently, but I like to think the opal holds a special, nostalgic place in my heart. Maybe it’s because it reminds me of a cocktail ring that my sister inherited from my grandmother (that lucky lady)! Or maybe…

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Love is Love… Marriage Equality is Here!

Last week marked an incredible moment in history: Marriage equality is now legal in all 50 of the United States. Having the choice to live your life as you chose has always been the foundation of the American Dream. From that standpoint,I never really understood why anyone had a problem with same sex couples getting…

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A Trend Here to Stay: Rose Gold Engagement Rings

Recently, I’ve been designing loads of rings in one of my favorite metals, Rose Gold. The pink hued metal was quite popular back in the art deco period and was first popularized by Cartier’s trinity ring! Since the rose tint accents just about any stone perfectly, it has such a ‘modern classic’ vibe. I’m going to…

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2014 in Review: My Favorite Alternative Bridal Inspirations

2015 is here and I am so grateful! As 2014 comes to a close, I am ringing in the New Year with a hefty dose of gratitude an overwhelming appreciation. I’ve been a little quiet here and haven’t been writing many articles for my “magazine.” However, that doesn’t mean that I haven’t been busy at…

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A love note for you…

    The minute I heard my first love story,  I started looking for you, not knowing how blind I was   Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere they’re in each other all along.   ~Rumi   Essential Rumi, Coleman Barks   Happy Valentine’s Day ♥   My favorite part about designing custom engagement rings and…

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The New “Not So” Classic Engagement Rings

I’ve been having a lot of fun lately! I can’t believe it’s mid September and the holiday season is just around the corner. I have been so busy that I haven’t had much time to write. However, over the next few weeks, I have a lot of fantastic stories coming to you about inspiration, amazing…

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