Ombré Blossoms

I’m loving these ombré squash blossom necklaces, spotted on Chiara from The Blonde Salad during fashion week. If you have a moment, check out the rest of Doloris Petunia’s collection of hand-dyed crystal necklaces. (image via…

Ariel Gordon Jewelry

Simplicity goes a long way and LA based designer Ariel Gordon clearly gets it. After working as a publicist for years, Ariel decided to pursue jewelry design professionally and eventually delved into the world of metalsmithing…

N. Historiae

Inspired by the beauty of nature and the mysteriousness of the deep sea, jewelry designer Flora Lam has launched her debut collection this week. N. Historiae consists of collar necklaces, handcrafted with a 14k gold satin…

Jessica Seaton

Los Angeles based designer Jessica Seaton‘s collection is entirely hand sculpted and casted using the ancient method of lost wax. She told me her hands are always dirty from working with metals, staining wood, and…

McTega

McTega is the brainchild of two mad scientists . . . honestly. After Sarah McLellan and Kristina Ortega studied science, pre-med and microbiology in college, their paths eventually crossed interning for Rodarte in 2007. “We found…

DIY Crystal Pendant Necklace

There’s nothing quite as marvelous and essential as costume jewelry – especially when it borders on ‘over the top’ with exorbitant amounts of sparkle and shine. As I always like to say: more is more is more.…

Solwara

A Peace Treaty‘s current collection, Solwara, was inspired by lost cities and...

DIY Woven Chain Collar Necklace

Earlier this month Lauren and I escaped city life with our dear friend Grace, of The Stripe, for a weekend chock-full of sun and DIY. With an abundant supply of rhinestone and brass curb chain,…

Nicole Romano Resort 2013

Nicole Romano‘s resort collection, inspired by estate jewelry, vintage glass carved stones, and antique crystals, proves that everything old becomes new again. Her work was discovered by Sex and the City stylist Patricia Field several…