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Fratelli Rossetti S/S Women’s Collection
A mix of feminine and masculine styles.
We headed down to Fratelli Rossetti’s shop for a preview of their Spring/Summer Women’s Collection and we have to say that spring’s definitely here! The shop front and interior are even now decorated with flowers and foliage, turning the place into a lovely garden of sorts.
The latest collection is designed with style, sophistication, comfort and quality, which are the given hallmarks of Italian craftsmanship. While t
One of the most enjoyable parts of my job at Nina Designs is sketching and designing many of the Silver Pendants and Charms we carry. The ideas for new styles originate from a variety of places: a mod 1960s style chandelier, a beautiful sprig of wildflowers appreciated during an evening walk, holiday themes like Day of the Dead, or inspiring photos from National Geographic. Both Nina and I have always admired ocean sea fans. They are delicate and lacy, yet sturdy enough to withstand strong sea tides.
Below are my sketches from our design process. We wanted the sea fan pendants to look both flowing and organic (not always easy in hard sterling silver).
Blue Sapphire also called gem of the heavens is the World’s number one selling gemstone and the reason it has most sold and most desired is due to the following:
The most valuable of blue colors is usually said to be that of the cornflower blue shade, followed by Ceylon mid-blues and then on to the very dark, almost black blues known as Australian blue.
Hardness of Sapphire
Sapphire is second in hardness to only that of the diamond gemstone with a Moh’s hardness rating of 9. Thi
Wendy Bernard has completely reworked her Girlfriends Swing Coat pattern to fit girl sizes 2-14 and to use Spud & Chloë Sweater. It is in the photo above in the colorway called Waterslide. I love this cardigan as it has Wendys flare and style and its for kids!
Wendy Bernard has done it again with this gorgeous jacket knit in Spud & Chloë Outer in the Flannel colorway. The pattern is in her new book, Custom Knits 2. What a versatile and timeless garment. I love this one, too. I