Jewelry

Beautiful Bijou: MDVII Treasures Now Available Online

Susie Hoimes’ life reads like a novel. The owner of MDVII, a San Francisco shop which shuttered its physical space to go completely online, Susie has been a lifelong collector, aesthete, and celebrant of beautiful…

Dianna Badalament, Dianna B Designs & Her Future Coalition

By Erin Hunt Moore Planting the Seeds of Hope Through Jewelry   Dianna Badalament’s jewelry is a seamless fusion of the organic and rustic elements of nature and urban grit and industrial aesthetics, reflecting her own…

Boho Flair Gems: Bay Area Designer Shares Her Passion

GABY GHORBANI’S HANDCRAFTED LINE, LOVE YOU MORE, OFFERS BEAUTIFUL JEWELRY with a meaningful story behind it. Many of the pieces are crafted by small groups of Mexican women, empowering them and lending…

The Passionate World of Collecting

Auction houses are breaking records despite the lockdowns Lalique crystal, baseball cards, classic cars, cognac. An arctophilist stockpiles teddy bears and a plangonologist covets dolls. What do collectors collect and why? Some…