Thursday, November 15, 2012

'Tis the Season...

...for loving, laughing and sharing.  Be happy for what you have, don't sweat the small stuff.

Thanksgiving is next week, and Christmas a month after that.  Spend this holiday kicking back and enjoying some quality time with your loved one's, where ever you may be.

35% off all items in stock until December 15th.  15% of sales will go to

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Time to give thanks

In lieu of Sandy's destruction, we will be donating 15% of all sales made this month to  Our thoughts go out to those in need.

My parents are still without power in their home.  Fortunately they do have places to go to with power and internet.


I really miss autumn, when all  the leaves are ablaze, the air is crisp and clear, the sound for crackling leaves under the feet.  Enjoy for us here living 3 degrees south of the equator.

This is the time to think about be especially thankful for our health, family and friends.

Get an early start on Christmas shopping.  35% off all stock items until Nov 10th!

Sunday, October 7, 2012

More Fall Trends

as spotted in POLYVORE:  moodboards featuring Nagicia Sirsak leaf cuff and necklace in 'claret' red

Monday, October 1, 2012

Just in time for Fall...

'Rock-n-Roll Rhapsody', from fashion reverie - 'Sirsak' leaf jewelry to mix into your Fall Wardrobe.

Sirsak paisley ring in 'blue grotto'  on

Bambu Laut Necklace 

on Polyvore...

Bambu Laut cuff and pendant available on

Monday, September 17, 2012

Nagicia nominated Best Jewelry Designer

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Tuesday, September 4, 2012

New York Art

I love being in a creative environment, and it's a treat to visit my friends in their creative spaces.  It really inspires me to start painting again.

Muralist Vicki Khuzami in her studio in Bushwick, Brooklyn.

Painter Denise Shaw in her studio in Soho.

Rifka Milder in midtown.

Paton Miller in Southampton.

artist/fashion designer/curator: Jesse T. Elliott in his atelier in Greenport, LI.

At my favorite museum, the Metropolitan:  Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations at the Met. 
 I never knew how avant garde Schiaparelli was, I may have a favorite new designer.

Glass balls adhered onto a taxidermied deer, no joke! In the Japanese gallery.

Great selection of Indonesian Majupahit jewelry.

And street art galore outside the Met, on the streets of Soho and LES.


Monday, September 3, 2012

The bigger they come...

Americans do like things super-sized, just check out these bikes!

Seen on the Streets of Soho, NYC

One of the best things about NYC is it's easy to be anonymous, and wear absolutely whatever you want and no one will bat an eye lash!
black & white theme in stripes, dots and check (on the shoes).

pajama bottoms and Chanel bag with runners no less

all purple on top.

There's no place like home....

It was a very stimulating one month in NYC, and as sad as it is to leave it, it's always so sweet to come back to Paradise.  HOME SWEET HOME.