Friday, September 28, 2012

BARBARA GARWOOD


24K Gold Vermeil and Cinnabar Link Bracelet
In 2003 the co-founder of The Home Depot, Bernie Marcus, announced his plan to build the incredible Georgia Aquarium as a gift to the community of Atlanta, Georgia for their support of his Atlanta-based headquarters.  

The six-and-a-half year old tourist attraction has welcomed over 11 million visitors and houses over 60 exhibits.  Georgia is also home to Barbara Garwood.

Thursday, September 27, 2012

JADE GEDEON | WE DREAM IN COLOUR


Brass Nimue Bangle Bracelet
A scenic hour’s drive away from the Port of Spain in Trinidad-Tobago is one of the country’s best known attractions, Maracas Beach.  

Visitors can drive up a mountain trail in order to take in a breathtaking view of the sandy landscape.  Trinidad-Tobago is also the ancestral home of Jade Gedeon.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

MADE KENCANA


Sterling Silver Black Sun Pendant Necklace
with Black Onyx
The community of Tana Toraja, located in the highlands of Sulawesi, Indonesia, is steeped in preserving cultural traditions that include funeral rites and the construction of the tongkonan house with their distinctive peaked roofs.  Indonesia is also home to Made Kencana.

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

PEGGY HUNG AND TING TING TSAO | BOMB METAL & FRY JEWELRY

Sterling Silver and Enamel Bracelet
from Ceramic Series
Surrounding the island Lalu in Yuchi, Nantou, Taiwan is the picturesque Sun Moon Lake.

The lake’s distinctive shape in which its east side resembles the sun and the west side resembles a moon inspired its moniker.  Taiwan is also home to design duo Peggy Hung and Ting Ting Tsao.

Monday, September 24, 2012

MAUREEN LYNCH JEWELLERY

Sterling Silver Light Bangle Bracelet
with Gold Oval
A component of Ireland’s Blarney Castle is a block of blue-stone known as the Blarney Stone, which is set into one of the castle’s towers.

Since the late 19th century, the practice of kissing the stone to gain the “skill of flattery” has been repeated by millions of visitors.  Ireland is also home to Maureen Lynch.

Sunday, September 23, 2012

JULIE WEE | MISS WEE JEWELLERY

Model is Wearing Sterling Silver Tough Linkage Necklace,
Triangled and Gently Squared Rings
Located in the Lunana Yu Autonomous County of China is a remarkable natural wonder of pointed karst formations known as the Chinese Stone Forest.  

These rock formations stand a little over 100 feet and are over 600 years old.  China is also the birthplace of Julie Wee.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

KATHLEEN BAIRD

Sterling Silver Flower Stacking Rings
Standing at over 400 feet, the London Eye Ferris Wheel is one of the tallest in the world.

Standing on the banks of the River Thames and sandwiched between the Westminster and Hungerford bridges, the 13-year-old structure is visited by over 3 million people a year.  England is also home to Kathleen Baird.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

VANESSA KANDIYOTI


18K Rose Gold Diamond Hoop Earrings
The Grand Palace, located in Brussels, Belgium, is a town square that houses magnificent 15th and 16th century architecture in the guise of Brussels City Hall and the King’s House.  

In addition every two years in August the grounds of the town square are covered with a flower carpet of begonias.  Belgium is also the birthplace of Vanessa Kandiyoti.

Monday, September 17, 2012

LEILA KASHANIPOUR | LeiVanKash JEWELLERY

22K Gold Plated Sterling Silver and Bronze Skull
Sea Earrings with Sea Sediment Jasper

The city of Nir was once a thriving merchant hub of ancient Persia. In the present day it is still among Iran’s top attractions as it is located in the center of former trading route the Silk Road.  Iran is also the birthplace of Leila Kashanipour.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

CATHY WATERMAN

Large Redwood Flower Overlay Pendant with
22K Yellow Gold Frame and Carved Redwood

Declared by the American Society of Engineers as “one of the modern Wonders of the World,” the Golden Gate Bridge, located in San Francisco, California, is also one of the world’s most recognized suspension bridges.  California is also home to Cathy Waterman.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

MELISSA HARRIS

9K Yellow Gold I Love Paris Earrings
With its sunny climate, waterways and beaches the Gold Coast has become one of Australia’s best known tourist destinations.  Australia is also home to Melissa Harris.

Monday, September 10, 2012

SATOMI KAWAKITA


18K Gold and Oxidized Sterling Silver
Circle Necklace
Japan’s twenty-six year old Akashi Kaikyo Bridge is a marvel of engineering.

With an expanse of over 12,000 feet not only is it the world’s longest suspension bridge but it was created with state-of-the art technology to withstand harsh sea currents.  Japan is also the birthplace of Satomi Kawakita.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

JAY SIMEON

22-Karat Gold Butterfly Pendant
with Rubber Cord

A shopping center known as the Samson Mall and a ski resort are among the sights to see within Alberta, Canada’s hamlet Lake Louise.  

With sub-arctic temperatures, snowfall is common settling upon mountain ranges that include Mount Whyte and Mount Niblock.  Canada is also home to Jay Simeon.

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

RAJESH AJMERA and RAJIV ARORA | AMRAPALI


 Sterling Silver and Meenakari Enamel
Nawait Earrings
The East India town of Uttarakhand holds an imposing and majestic mountain known as the Thalay Sagar.  Standing at over 22,000 feet it is one of the most treacherous summits for climbers.  

However, somewhat milder activities including white-water rafting and skiing are alternative thrill-seeking activities.  India is also the home base to jewelry brand Amrapali.

Monday, September 3, 2012

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