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High Tech Pearls Are Captivating the Younger Jewelry Consumer

Pearls are the perfect, malleable medium for today’s ever-changing fashions. But don’t mistake some of today’s modern pearls with Grandmother’s simple strands. Add a little tech, color and carvings, and you take that classic right into the 21st century. Yes, it’s true: Today’s pearls are appealing to a new generation that is discovering their beauty […]

Collectibles price guide 2021

How much is it worth? Looking to declutter, downsize or settle an estate? Kovels’ Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide 2021 by Terry Kovel and Kim Kovel has the information that you are looking for. The 53rd edition of the popular book helps you keep on top of the market with more than 11,500 prices, 3000 pictures, hundreds of makers’ marks, and […]

Face Masks Inspired by Princess Grace, Designed for Broadway

Paul Tazewell, Broadway costume designer has created a line of protective face masks inspired by the elegance of Princess Grace for the The Princess Grace Foundation-USA. In collaboration with Matthew Neff’s company neffnyc, the exquisite pieces are hand sewn and finished. The unveiling of the designer Face Masks inspired by Grace Kelly’s iconic fashion looks is […]

Maruti, Kashmiri and Lac beads

Bollywood Beads You may have already heard of “Bollywood” beads, but until you see them in person and feel the texture and the beautiful craftsmanship, you can’t fully appreciate them. I have always shied away from beads that seemed too “ethnic” or that seemed to “heavy”.  But when I was contacted to review the beads […]