Archives for May 2012

A WORLD OF GARDENS

The Huntington Gardens is my go to place when I need a world of inspiration in a days visit. The bamboo forest delights you with lily pads, Koi fish, geese and turtles, breathtaking. The tropical gardens envelop you in a world of greens. The fountains and statues are mesmerizing!!! … [Read more...]

LOVES GIFT DEVINE

My Mother's Day gift is the blessing of my two greatest creations, Sophie Rose and Lila May! They're my daily inspiration and my heart and soul! … [Read more...]

SCARABS, SERPENTS, AND DRAGONS

Egyptian revival scarab, Circa 1920 finds itself encrusted with Lapis Lazuli, Carnelian and Turquoise. The scarab, a sacred beetle for Egyptians who believed that the scarabs represented rebirth as well as the rising and setting of the sun. Ever since I went to my first Egyptian art exhibit as a child I have had a fascination with scarabs and have coveted them ever since. For me the ability to recreate yourself is represented through the … [Read more...]

VANITY TREASURES

A compact destined for a Princess; this is the most stunning compact I have ever laid eyes on. Circa 1920, encrusted with Rubies, Emeralds, Opals, Sapphires, Garnets, Amethyst, Citrine, and Seed Pearls... Gasp!!! … [Read more...]

DROPS FROM HEAVEN

Tahitian Pearls forever hold the mystery of the depths of the sea. Their luster and brilliant hues never cease to amaze me! Lore says nothing can enhance the magnificence of these fine pearls except a woman! … [Read more...]