November 14, 2014

Displaying One’s Party Affiliation is No New Fad

Displaying One’s Party Affiliation is No New Fad Political symbolism dates back to 1874 after a series of political satire cartoons were published in a number […]
November 1, 2014

Why Inappropriate Costuming can Ruin a Movie Scene

Being a costume designer is both a fun and demanding profession. The job of the costume designer is to make sure that the attire of each […]
October 20, 2014

Quick Tips to Cleaning Your Jewelry Properly

There is great debate and discussion regarding the proper care of rhinestone and costume jewelry. However, experience has demonstrated that the most damaging elements to costume […]
October 20, 2014

Aluminum Jewelry in Fashion: Giorgio Sant’ Angelo

Eloxal (electrolytic oxidation of aluminum) jewelry was made mostly from the mid-1940s to the mid-1960s. Eloxal jewelry can be found marked Germany or W. Germany and […]
October 17, 2014

5 Tips to Choosing the Perfect Piece of Jewelry

Choosing the right piece of jewelry for your sweetheart can be a fun and rewarding experience, both for you choosing that special piece and for your sweetheart […]
September 17, 2014

The Madame Of Fashion Visits America — Coco Chanel

In the 1920s, American women were enthralled by the sophisticated designs that emerged from Europe. Europe, and in particular Paris, France, was the epicenter of all […]
August 20, 2014

3 Reasons to Appreciate the Art of Cabochon Jewelry

To love jewelry one has to appreciate the effort involved in making a piece. Some old-world techniques have been lost to mass-production, but here are three […]
July 30, 2014

Jewelry “Nails” It With Fashion Flair

If someone walked up to you and asked, “What’s your most appealing way to get ‘nailed’ with jewelry,” you would probably think that person was cuckoo […]
July 30, 2014

Hand-Carved Designs: A New Way to Appreciate Jewlery as Art

One way to appreciate art is through the hand-carved designs by Napier. The Napier designers were first and foremost sculptures. Every cast piece was hand-carved in-house […]