Trollbeads LE Sweet Christmas Kit


Every year in recent history, Trollbeads has released two limited edition glass kits for their holiday collections.  In my first Christmas collecting the brand, the two kits were the Decoration Kit and Sweet Christmas Kit.  I gravitated strongly towards the Decoration Kit and it was only last Christmas that I really saw the appeal of the other one.  The […]

Alex Cramariuc Octopus Review


Recently Alex Cramariuc, one of my favorite artisan goldsmiths, released his Octopus charm to much acclaim.  I have been eager to showcase this amazing piece and I’ve been playing with it constantly since I got it.  He has been coming out with grand designs lately and I can’t describe how impressive the Octopus is.  It’s one […]

Pandora Spring 2015 Sneak Peek

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Shortly on the heels of the first Pandora Spring 2015 Collection teaser, today we have just a few more images of the jewelry from that release. The official debut is scheduled for sometime in March, but many fans have been eager to see what’s next from the brand. Pandora North America premiered the collection to […]

Swarovski Stardust Bracelets


With the shopping days winding down for the holidays, I’ve been dying to showcase one of my new discoveries and an early Christmas gift to myself.  I hardly ever focus on non-charm jewelry here on the blog, but the new Swarovski Stardust Bracelets are incredibly eye-catching and accessorize amazingly with other bracelets.  They first debuted over […]

Ohm Beads Year of the Ram Preview


Following the sneak peek of the new Ohm Beads design, today we’ve got a full preview of the Year of the Ram beads!  As stated in the teaser, there are two versions of this adorable charm – a full silver and a two-tone one with 14K accents.  It’s likely that it’ll be another LE piece and […]

Trollbeads Spring 2015 Campaign and Prices


Even though we’re still waiting to celebrate Christmas, the Trollbeads Spring 2015 Collection is only about a month away! The release is scheduled for January 23rd and this brand’s spring launch has always been incredibly early.  Today I’m happy to share more campaign shots with these designs and also the prices in USD.  Retailers will begin taking […]

*redbalifrog* Christmas/Winter Charms


This month has been flying by and this year, in addition to the most recent release from *redbalifrog*, I wanted to highlight a few gems from the brand that have long been part of the line.  Amanda has a number of specific holiday collections, including Christmas 2011, Joy to the World, Northern Lights, and the latest Making […]

Pandora Upcoming 2015 Retirement


Today we’ve got a look at the charms that will be leaving the Pandora collection in the near future.  The brand has stopped production on these designs though the retailers have not yet been asked to send them back, so most stores are still selling through their inventory.  Pandora has been aggressively retiring their beads since […]

Persona Winter Wonderland Gift Set


For this holiday, Persona is offering a fantastic bracelet bundle called the Winter Wonderland Gift Set.  This promotion features the Persona Black Label which has their top-of-the-line luxurious marcasite encrusted charms.  The set includes two Snow Angel Italian glass beads, two Cosmic marcasite charms, an exclusive Star marcasite charm and it comes in a gorgeous […]

Pandora Spring 2015 Teaser


Pandora previewed their upcoming Spring 2015 Collection in New York City last week at the Mondrian Hotel for the press.  The theme of the event is a focus on white and flowers, with gorgeous wisteria woven through archways.  There hasn’t been a lot of photos of the jewelry appearing on social media so there was probably a […]

Ohm Beads Year of the Ram Sneak Peek


The end of the year is fast approaching and now we’re getting more news on upcoming January releases!  Ohm Beads has confirmed a Year of the Ram charm and gave us a sneak peek at the wax mold of the design on Instagram.  This certainly suggests a silver bead and there will be two versions […]

Trollbeads Valentine’s Day 2015 Prices


Continuing the theme from yesterday, today we look at another upcoming brand’s prices! The Trollbeads Valentine’s Day 2015 Collection premieres less than a month away on January 9th and it’s a smaller release although larger than what they’ve offered in previous years.  There’s only 3 new charms and a limited edition glass kit set to […]