My fancy boyfriend works for a fancy company that had their holiday party at the Field Museum. Last year I wore a dress I made in college, which is lovely, but other folks were wearing floor length gowns and I was insanely jealous. No one told me I could wear a gown! Now that my prom days… Continue reading The Five Hour Evening Gown
Of course the paparazzi follow Arlene everywhere, snapping glamour shots for the Post and Courier. I am lucky to call this Charleston celebrity my friend and I gave her some jewels before I left this summer. Arlene is now the official muse and face of SV Jewelry!
I am blessed to have so many generous, talented and dear friends. Three of them, Arlene from SC and Sweet Hannah and Kelly from IN, came to visit last weekend and we had a fabulous time! The four of us went to brunch (duh), then Millennium Park where we got caught in a sudden storm… Continue reading Bejeweled Visitors
I hadn’t seen my boyfriend Ricky in three months! Three months too long! After having been apart for most of the summer while I was working in Charleston and traveling, we reunited in Denver, CO. Obviously, the first thing we did was go to brunch. (Our first date was a brunch date and it definitely set… Continue reading New Pretties and Summer Lovin’
I have been wanting to combine the geometric wire shapes I have been making with my love for seed beads and my up-cycle obsession. Could not be more pleased with how cuuuuuuute this necklace turned out! I finished it, put it on and have not taken it off since. Even to sleep. Well maybe to sleep.… Continue reading New Bling
I was lucky to meet such beautiful people this summer. I was also lucky to have Anne Carolyn Bird as a spokesperson! Here are three custom orders I filled before we all parted ways and Spoleto Festival USA 2014 finished with a bang! Feeling blessed to be sending a little piece of me with y’all! Thanks… Continue reading Custom Jewels for Beautiful People
Last week I was wearing my naked-dress-necklace while working wardrobe here at The Spoleto Festival (See former post Necklace for a Naked Dress). Wardrobe people wear “blacks” so they can blend into the darkness, the theater world’s uniform for anyone working backstage. I have this chronic issue with uniforms and dress codes, I tend to believe life is just a big… Continue reading A Chakra Necklace for an Opera Star