Wednesday, June 26, 2013


14K Rose Gold & Oxidized Sterling Silver
Benevola II Earrings with Rubies
Kick back and relax while enjoying a cruise along California’s San Francisco Bay on one of the boats provided by the historic Red and White Fleet.  

Visitors can view popular landmarks including the Golden Gate Bridge, and Alcatraz Island.  California is also home to featured jewelry designer Alix Blüh.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013


Burnt Paper, Candle Wax, Iron
and Cotton Thread Ring
Turku--Finland’s oldest city--is not only the site for one of the city’s most beloved structures, the Turku Cathedral, it is also Finland’s official Christmas City.  

Turku holds numerous yuletide events celebrating the season.  Finland is also home to featured jewelry designer Inni Pärnänen.

Monday, June 24, 2013


22K Gold and Sterling Silver Double Helix
Pendant Necklace
A fixture of the Czech Republic’s Bohemian Region since the 14th century, the town of Cesky Krumlov is the country’s second largest town.  

Sharing the town’s moniker Cesky Krumlov Castle provides a powerful aura of the Old World and its storied history.  

The Czech Republic is also home to featured jewelry designer Daniela Dobesova.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013


Phuket is Thailand’s largest island that flaunts plenty of beautiful tropical scenery including the Orchid
Sterling Silver and Lapis Lazuli Majestic Blue
Dangle Earrings
; Rawai Beach; and the panoramic treat of viewing three beaches at one time from the  Phuket Viewpoint.  

Thailand is also home to featured jewelry designer Matta Nandrakwang.

Monday, June 17, 2013


18K Rose Gold Earrings with
Champagne Diamonds
Sixteenth century windmills and stunning villas “perched on rock formations” are a few of the scenic wonders of Mykonos, Greece.  Greece is also home to featured jewelry designer Ileana Makri.

Sunday, June 16, 2013


Sterling Silver Lace Pendant
Necklace with Garnets
In the Swedish city of Orebro scenic wonders abound the most famous of which is the beautiful Orebro Castle.  The centuries-old structure overlooks the River Swartan

Elsewhere is the magnificent Svampen water tower that holds a restaurant at its highest point to take in the surrounding metropolis.  Sweden is also home to featured jewelry designer Shani Shtaingart.

Saturday, June 15, 2013


18K Gold Coral Reef Earrings
with Mandarin and Pink Sapphires
Formulated in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the New York Public Library, located in New York City, continues to provide nearly 53 million educational items to its visitors.

New York is also home to featured jewelry designer  Kimberlin Brown.

Thursday, June 13, 2013


House Series Necklace with Cedar, Linen Paint
Brass & Found Steel
The heart stopping beauty of Queenstown, New Zealand is central to its appeal.  

It is no wonder that the area’s stunning mountain ranges, canyons and lakes have served as the magnificent backdrop of feature films that include The Lord of the Rings trilogy.  

New Zealand is also home to featured jewelry designer Kathryn Yeats.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013


Polymer Clay & Sterling Silver Button Earrings
Scenic woodland trails and rugged, mountain bicycle paths are a few sights to explore in one of Scotland’s Dumfries.  
largest cities,

A visit to the city would be incomplete without seeing a castle: the 17th century citadel known as Castle Douglas to be exact.  

Scotland is also the birthplace of featured jewelry designer Cari-Jane Hakes.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013


Gold Crochet Pendant Necklaces
with Gemstones Bridesmaids Jewelry Set
Zefat City, located in Israel, is not only a hub for rabbinical studies, but is also an artist’s colony where crafts of precious metals, precious gems, and ceramics can be viewed.  Israel is also home to featured jewelry designer Yael Falk.

Monday, June 10, 2013


Painted Wood B'atz Maya Calendar Pendant Necklace
Panajachel, Guatemala is a locale with plenty of sights to see.

Solola Market is the epicenter for the country’s traditional costumes and handicrafts; and the dramatic beauty of Lake Atitlan (a/k/a Lago de Atitlan) is intensified by three volcanoes that surround the body of water.

Guatemala is also home to featured jewelry designer Iliana Hernandez.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013


18K Gold & Sterling Silver  Nova Pendant Necklace
Ireland’s third largest city, Limerick, is renowned for its energetic nightlife but the tourist draw also boasts
more low-key go-to spots.  

The Irish Palatine Museum and King John’s Castle are collective, transports “back in time”; while Buttercup Farm is a fun, casual place to learn about farming.

Ireland is also home to featured jewelry designer Martina Hamilton.

Monday, June 3, 2013


Velcro & Thread Rounded,
Aligned and Twisted Cuff Bracelet
Busan is the second largest city of South Korea, and this subtropical metropolis has plenty to offer.

Taejongdae and Yongdusan are parks that provide scenic backdrops and local cuisine.  South Korea is also the birthplace of featured jewelry designer Yong Joo Kim.

Sunday, June 2, 2013


Located in the Philippines on the Island of Mindanao, the beautiful city of Davao is a favorite amongst
24K Gold Plated Shard Bone Teeth Cuff Bracelet
with Agate, Sodalite and Kyanite
tourists due largely to its exotic beaches and resorts.  

The stunning locale also offers The Pearl Farm where visitors can harvest raw pearls.  The Philippines is also home to featured jewelry designer Joyce Makitalo.

Saturday, June 1, 2013


Too many people spend money they haven't earned, to buy things they don't want, to impress people they don't like.


Sterling Silver Hummingbird Earrings
Not only has the Italian city of Milan been the quintessential center of fashion and finance for years, the city is
also known for its tram system, Renaissance art and architecture, and freshly baked breads.

Italy is also the birthplace of featured jewelry designer Gianluca Anzani.
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