Wednesday, October 29, 2014


Emerald Agate Pendant with
Polished Brass Wire and Chain
Located in San Antonio, Texas and standing 750 feet tall, the Tower of the Americas was built “as the theme structure” for the 1968 World’s Fair.  

Holding the distinction of being San Antonio’s tallest building, its highest point contains a revolving restaurant that provides a stunning view of the city. 

Texas is also home to featured jewelry designer Tanya White.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014


24K Gold Plated Brass Wooden Bead
Two Zebra Necklace
Located near the Sea of Galilee, the Israeli city of Tiberias is a hub that offers interesting places to see. 

Mount Tabor and Megiddo National Park highlight historic, biblical sites including the ruins of King Solomon’s gates and the Valley of Jezreel

Israel is also home to featured jewelry designer Shelly Dahari.

Monday, October 27, 2014


Sterling Silver Mystical Medallion Choker
with Pink Opal
Known locally as “the land of the sun,” Ica, Peru boasts a dry, warm climate. 

The city is also known for its folk healers, pre-Columbian artifacts, and its popular bodegas or wineries.

Peru is also home to featured jewelry designer Tiberio Gonzales.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014


Atlantis Leather Necklace
Known for its energetic, modern lifestyle, Fortaleza, Brazil also offers other attractions. 

A hub for “true Brazilian food, crafts and products” is the Mercado Central, a colorful marketplace; and a cruise that begins from Beira Mar highlights the area’s skyline and picturesque beaches. 

Brazil is also the ancestral home of featured jewelry designer Daniela Zagnolli.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014


Dancing Queen Necklace with Gold Plated Brass,
Gold and Ivory Thread-work and Glass Pearls
The birthplace of singer Ricky Martin, San Juan is Puerto Rico’s largest city.

Named for Saint John the Baptist it is a vibrant location full of historical sites that include the Old San Juan, and modern amenities.  Puerto Rico is also the ancestral home of featured jewelry designer Venessa Arizaga.

Monday, October 20, 2014


18K Gold Plated Ring with
Turquoise Crystal
Touted as China’s cleanest city, Xiamen is a tranquil locale with scenic mountain ranges, the beautiful Yuanyang Lake, and the beachside area known as Zhenzhuwan.

China is also the ancestral home of featured jewelry designer Grace Chan.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014


Streams of Golden Lava Pendant Necklace
After eighty-three-years the Kansas City Power and Light Building, located in Kansas City, Missouri, is still a prominent fixture of the city’s downtown skyline.  

The building’s ornate Art Deco architecture and its roof’s prismatic lantern are signature details.  Missouri is also home to featured jewelry designer Bond Blackman.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014


18K Gold Vermeil Twist Continuum Hoop Earrings
The city of York, located in England, boasts both historical sites and modern amenities. 

The city’s streets lead to many fascinating places including the Museum Gardens, shopping areas and the majestic York Minster cathedral. 

England is also home to featured jewelry designer Alice Gow.

Monday, October 13, 2014


18K White and Yellow Gold Om Ring
Known for bringing great intellectuals to the world, the Dutch city Leiden is also a vibrant place holding annual film and music festivals.

Located in the southern part of the Netherlands, Leiden serves as the site for the twenty-two-year-old “poem wall.”

The wall lists an international array of poetry.  Netherlands is also home to featured jewelry designer Eline van derLaag.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014


Sterling Silver Volutes Photo Etched Cuff Bracelet
Having once served as the location for the Olympic Winter Games ninety years ago, the French commune Chamonix-Mont Blanc still bustles with snowy skiing adventures.  

At the center of it all is the Haute Route: a trajectory that leads to Swiss and Italian glaciers. 

France is also the birthplace of featured jewelry designer Catherine Marché.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014


22K Gold Plated Stainless Steel
Gather Earrings
There is plenty to do and see in one of Australia’s largest cities: Brisbane. 

The history buff can enjoy the Museum of Brisbane while the nature enthusiast can take in the floral displays at Brisbane Botanic Gardens.  

Australia is also home to featured jewelry designer Iris Saar Isaacs.

Monday, October 6, 2014


18K Yellow Gold Ring, Earrings and Bracelet
with Diamonds from Croco Collection
Located on the southwest border of Germany in the Vosges Mountains is the Moselle Valley.  

The area is widely known for its white wine, and 13th century castles that include Burg Bischofstein, and Burg Pyrmont.  Germany is also home to featured jewelry designer Gert Hellmuth.

Friday, October 3, 2014


Bronze Burrow Necklace with
Sterling Silver Chain
The Montreal Biosphere is a remarkable feat of architecture and technology.

Donated to the Canadian city forty-seven years ago by the U.S. government, the “scientific museum” was designed by Richard Buckminster and boasts a 250 foot dome and retractable shading screens.  Canada is also home to featured jewelry designer Catherine Hartley.

Thursday, October 2, 2014


22K Gold Plated Sterling Silver
Island Fantasy Necklace with Amazonite
Known locally as the House of Magic, the 200-year-old Indian Museum is a place of awe and surprise.  

Located in Kolkata, India the structure houses over 60 galleries and over “a million artifacts.”  

Items ranging from a 4,000-year-old mummy to an emerald goblet owned by Shah Jaran are among the fascinating sights to see here.  India is also home to featured jewelry designer Bhavesh.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014


18K White Gold Mobile Ring with Pink Pearl
The rustic beauty of Italy’s Cinque Terre, located on the Italian Riviera, is one of the regions many highlights.  

Those who have visited this unique locale reveal that it is a place separated from modern fixtures like a whole other world.  

Italy is also home to featured jewelry designer Lia Di Gregorio.


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