3 Reasons Why Vacation Jewelry Make the Best Mementos

Finding the ideal keepsake to commemorate that perfect vacation can be challenging.

Preserving your memories of days spent with friends and family relaxing and having fun is precious, and choosing the right memento to keep these memories alive is important.Forget t-shirts and knickknacks; vacation jewelry is the best way to remember a voyage.

Here are the top three reasons why vacation jewelry makes the best souvenirs.

Jewelry is forever

So many souvenirs end up buried in closets, forgotten about as soon as the suitcases are unpacked. Decorative mugs get broken; t-shirts fade, get holes and end up lost in a box in the garage or buried in your attic.

Jewelry, on the other hand, is a keepsake that you can keep with you forever. A stunning Inlet Cuff In Rose Gold filled with sand from your vacation destination can easily become your go-to piece for cocktail parties for years to come, providing an unforgettable happy reminder of a perfect time on the beach. Continue reading

The Top Jewelry Trends Seen at Couture 2017

After acclimating to normal life, and when I say normal I mean not having to take 700+ photos per day while meeting one jewelry designer after the other all while trying to look like I haven’t just slept for 4 hours and only eaten a diet that could sustain a person for a brief moment, I am happily enjoying my quiet reflection time from the Couture show. Happy to be tucked away in laid back Nashville, far from the dry air, noisy crowds and thick cigarette smoke of Vegas. But don’t get me wrong, there is a large part of me that absolutely loves everything about Vegas Jewelry Week–including all that is complained about.

One of my most favorite things to do when Couture is over is go through all my photos, take in all that I just saw and narrow down all the goodness into a small list of top jewelry trends. It is no simple task and I like to keep my trend categories somewhat pinpointed, so they are not so broad. Tracking trends and observing how these trends evolve is some science mixed with a heavy dose of anthropology, and no I don’t mean the lifestyle/clothing store. Continue reading