It’s January, in the Bay Area it’s pouring rain outside, and folks are generally resting and easing into the new year. If you’re looking for us, we’re probably soaking in the tub with a good book and plenty of bath salts. Right now I’m reading a Bunny Mellon biography called ‘I’ll Build A Stairway To Paradise’. Bunny […]
Why do we adorn ourselves?
Adornment. I’m thinking about this word as in, we’re about to go out and thinking about how to present to the world. So we go to our jewelry box, the mirror, our closet, and it’s a little puzzle. When and how do you hit that sweet spot? Renee took this photo from our very first […]
Myth, Mischief & Honey Honey
Honey Honey was created by Jessica Niello- White, a painter, teacher, lover of art history and myth. And if Honey Honey was based on mythical figures, it would be a sort of goddessy blend of Aphrodite, Athena and even a little Hera. Aphrodite, also known as Venus, is our favorite because she devotes herself to […]
How antique jewelry is a portal into history
This is a great ring, mostly because it’s gorgeous and feels great on the hand, but it also has a remarkable history, as antique jewelry often does. It’s worth exploring because this charming little piece is linked to place, time and thought that still rings true today. I’ll start by describing the intangibles, the qualities […]