Posts tagged "jewelry"

Oops: Woman Accidentally Sells $18,000 Diamond Earrings For $20 At Garage Sale

You know how whenever you decide to hide something in a really clever hiding spot, you end up outsmarting yourself and can't find it the next day? It usually means you discover a $50 bill and your grandma's secret peanut butter cookie recipe crammed under your box spring when you move, but for a Huntingto…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 28, 2013

“Remember Ring” Heats Up To Remind Men Of Their Anniversaries

Looking for a classic wedding band that will also help prevent a "You forgot, didn't you?" fight on your anniversary every year for all eternity? You might want to check out Alaska Jewelry's new Remember Ring, which includes a small heating element that heats to 120 degrees 24 hours before your anniversary. It's like a…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 11, 2013

Back In The Day: We Love Power Beads

Who doesn't love summoning up memories of those hideous, yet magnificent trends from our freckle-faced youth? Every week, we'll muse over a fashion item that our former selves eagerly donned in order to sit with the cool kids at lunch. There's nothing wrong with a little nostalgia every now and then, right?  What it is:

By: Alyson Penn / June 9, 2013

Oh, Just Some Sloth Rings For Your Jewelry Box

The Frisky is a house divided on sloths. Some of us think sloths are gross, not cute. Some of us think there is nothing cuter than a sloth in the bath or wearing a baby onesie. But I think we can all agree nothing says "stylish" like made-to-order clay sloth rings from Etsy. Collect them…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 31, 2013

Etsy Spotlight: 10 Bangin’ Bangle Sets

Most of us have a stack of cheap bangles from Forever 21 that were, like, 50 for $1, but sometimes it's nice to invite some higher quality, more unique pieces to our arm parties. The solution? Etsy, of course! Whether your style is more hammered gold or rainbow hemp, click through to check out 10…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 14, 2013

Etsy Spotlight: Travel-Themed Jewelry To Celebrate Your Journey

We've been sharing our favorite travel tips, stories and destinations with you the past couple of weeks, so it seemed like a good time to pick out some of our favorite travel-themed jewelry. We've selected some great map, compass and plane-themed pieces to help feed your travel bug!

By: Julie Gerstein / April 30, 2013

Must Haves: 12 Lovely Lockets For Keeping Your Keepsakes

Lockets are a cute, old-timey way to keep the things you care about close to you. Whether you stick a picture, or a tiny note, or your breast milk (!?) in them, we've got 12 sweet lockets to keep close to your heart (and wrist!) (Click here to see a larger image!)…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 29, 2013

True Story: The Jewelry My Ex-Husband Gave Me Was Fake

Today in Things I Should Have Seen Coming: the jewelry my ex-husband gave my was fake. And really, why wouldn't it be? It's the perfect, almost too cliche, synopsis to the story of our marriage. Lies — all of it. Almost three years ago, at the start of what would become a long, drawn out…

By: Jessica Baranger Larsen / April 19, 2013

Must Haves: 10 Jewelry Storage Solutions Under $70

A standard jewelry collection involves so many tiny pieces that are so easy to get disorganized and lose. We're here to help… and so are these affordable jewelry storage options. Whether it's a stand or a box you're after (we recommend the latter if you're a cat owner), we've got 10 choices for you, all…

By: Rachel Krause / April 11, 2013

Weekend Project: Make Your Own Faux Druzy Necklace

When I saw these awesome faux druzy necklaces that are actually made with little bits of colored glass, my first thought was, "Awesome!" My second thought was that I need to invite Jessica Wakeman, Noted Druzy Jewelry Enthusiast, over to my house to drink wine and listen to Ke$ha and have a DIY necklace-making party.

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 6, 2013

Must Haves: 13 Gorgeous Rose Gold Pieces

Diamonds are a girl's best friend, or so we've heard, but we'll argue that rose gold is kind of our new squeeze. We don't discriminate when it comes to precious metals, but there's something about this one in particular that's just so pretty. Its warm pinkish tone is so flattering on hands, and it's le…

By: Rachel Krause / March 13, 2013

Etsy Spotlight: 10 Fabulous Flower Necklaces

I saw a little cluster of purple tulips starting to grow next to the sidewalk the other day and I almost started crying. Spring is officially on the way!  Get a jump start on the season by adding a pretty floral necklace to your jewelry box. Whether you love roses, peonies, pansies, poppies, or lotuses,…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 28, 2013

Style On The Stars: 8 Ear Cuffs Modeled By Daniel Day-Lewis

Daniel Day-Lewis, one of the hottest actors from the '80s and early '90s, famously took a five-year-hiatus from acting in order to become a cobbler in Italy. With his record-setting win at last night's Academy Awards (he's the first man to win three Best Actor trophies), it's clear that Daniel is back and better than ever. You…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 25, 2013

It’s About Time To Buy A Really Fabulous Watch

I've been looking for a chunky, menswear-inspired watch for awhile now, and this one, with a black tuxedo stripe and ring of rhinestones, might be The One. I'll wear it with a slouchy black V-neck sweater and jeans, and be fashionably on time everywhere I go. [$22, Nordstrom]…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 18, 2013

Must Haves: 12 Pieces Of Victorian Mourning Jewelry

Okay, so Victorian mourning jewelry isn't everyone's cup of tea. But some of it is prettttty cool. The Victorians were totally obsessed with death. Take Queen Victoria. After her hubby died, she wore black for the rest of her life, and slept with a cast of her husband's arm. Yeah, not weird at all. Victoria…

By: Julie Gerstein / February 10, 2013

Shopping Guide: 12 Colorful Heishi Bead Bracelets And Necklaces

Heishi beads are a traditionan African bead made from vulcanized rubber, which is why they're often referred to as vulcanite beads. Although they come in more of a standard bead form, I'm particularly partial to these little disks. The vibrant colors are mega-cool and can serve to excite an otherwise kind of staid outfit. Plus,…

By: Julie Gerstein / February 6, 2013

Must Haves: 12 Super Sweet Pieces Of Snake Bead Jewelry

I hate snakes (why no legs!?), but I love snake beads -- they're the actual name of those cool interlocking beads you've been seeing on a lot of jewelry lately. The beads have a rather troubling history: The decorative glass beads were used between the 16 and 20th centuries as a type of currency. They…

By: Julie Gerstein / February 3, 2013

Must Haves: 10 Simple, Stackable Tiny Rings

Silver, gold, rose gold, brass, pewter — no matter the metal, we can't get enough of slim, stackable rings. Seen on the hand of just about every celeb worth her style salt, there's nothing like a helping of subtle metallic flair to finish off any outfit. Some are more intricate, others are bare-bones, but they…

By: Rachel Krause / February 2, 2013

Hitched: Braggy Ring Photos Are Braggy

It happened in slow motion; I couldn’t stop myself. It was like I watched from outside my body — NOOOOOOOOOOOOGGGHHH — as I reached into the seat pocket, pulled out my phone, and took an artsy photo of — STTTOOOOOOOOOOOOOOPPPP — my newly paired engagement ring and wedding band. "It’s a six-hour flight to Hawaii,"…

By: Andrea Grimes / January 23, 2013

Must Haves: 10 Elegant Chain Necklaces

The other day, I listened to Fleetwood Mac's "The Chain" on repeat for, like, seven hours. That song is so perfect. You know what other types of chains I enjoy? Necklaces! (Smooth segue, huh?) Layered, single-strand, or adorned with pearls or rhinestones, chains are an elegant accessory that pair perfectly with little black dresses or T-shirts and…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 19, 2013
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