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

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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 and difficult divorce, I had tucked little pink suede bag that contained the jewelry he had given me away in the back of my safe. Admittedly, it wasn’t much: two rings, a third passed down to him from a family member, and a tennis bracelet.

It seemed unfathomable, at the time, that I would ever reach this point, standing in a quaint little shop trying to convert the pieces into cash. I imagined myself handing them over to our daughter when she was older or just letting it collect dust, because selling it would just be wrong. Disloyal. Tacky, even. Keep reading »

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 under $70…

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Weekend Project: Make Your Own Faux Druzy Necklace

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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. Jess, let’s do this. [Minted Strawberry]

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 less expected than the usual bronze and silver. For now, at least — rose gold is blowing up, and we may or may not be jumping on the bandwagon. Get the details on these 13 pretty rose gold pieces, and maybe we can match!

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, Etsy has the perfect piece of jewelry for you. Click through to check out 10 fabulous floral necklaces, starting at just eight bucks!

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