“The Crown” – Triple Pearl Strand

Netflix's big budget series (rumored to cost $100 million dollar) "The Crown" is a TV program which chronicles the life of Queen Elizabeth. Season 1 starts in 1947 with a 21-year-old, just-married Elizabeth (Claire Foy). The decade following covers the beginning of her reign, the early years of her marriage to Prince Philip (Matt Smith) and relationship with her younger sister Margaret (Vanessa Kirby),... Continue Reading →

WJA’s Maker’s Project

The Women's Jewelry Association Maker's Project, is a fundraiser for the WJA San Diego Chapter. This event benefits the local and national WJA scholarship fund. Each designer receives a “gem" from a fellow WJA Maker. The challenge is to use the "gem" and create a wearable jewelry design. WJA Maker's II theme is "She Inspired Me..." There are many females in my life that... Continue Reading →

Roman Pearls in Fashion

Since pearls are the birthstone for June, I am sharing this post from Two Nerdy History Girls, one of my favorite blogs today to find wonderful and creative stories. http://twonerdyhistorygirls.blogspot.com KLH "Roman Pearls": Faux Jewels for the 18th c. Lady Pearls are one jewel that never seems to go out of fashion, with the earliest mentions found 4,000 years ago in... Continue Reading →

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