From Basic to Extra: Emmaline is Bringing Back Jackets

When my husband proposed to me in 2015, he proposed with the most beautiful 4.08 carat vintage emerald cut diamond ring. It was flanked with two tapered baguettes, dated from the 1930s-40s. He picked it out without me in order to surprise me. Like most men shopping without the woman’s input, he chose something from […]

Anueva Jewelry Makes My Heart Poppy

Anueva Jewelry is the type of jeweler I love to support– a small business woman who puts herself into her jewels and her business. Jennifer Vinje is the creative genious and jeweler for Anueva Jewelry. She has been my friend since one of my first posts of my real identity on the ‘gram, and has […]

Yeah It’s Sparkly, but Why Jewelry?

Ever since I started verbalizing the words, “Hi! I’m Vivian, and I’m a jewelry blogger!” when meeting new people, I have been inundated with the same comments and questions. Which tells me one thing– the average woman out there loves sparkly jewelry, but is not comfortable with jewelry Jewelry is intimidating. There’s a bad reputation […]

Blinging Poolside with my Diamond Floaties

The temperature continues to rise, and I find myself spending more and more time cooling down by the pool. Since wearing jewelry in the chlorinated waters isn’t the best idea, I knew I had to find alternative ways to sparkle while getting my tan on. These diamond floaties are the perfect pool side accessory. These […]

Marrying Captain Redbeard: An Irish Castle Elopement

When I started this blog, I intended it to share beyond jewelry, and include all facets (ha! get it?) of my life. So here I am, sharing one of the most beautiful days of my life, in a series of posts dedicated to our one year of marriage. Don’t worry, there are jewelry pictures, too.  […]

Bring Back the Brooch: Reinventing the Old

#bringbackthebrooch Brooches have been “out” for far too long. There’s a small but mighty army of vintage and antique jewelry lovers out there on a mission to #bringbackthebrooch. Currently, there are 10,000+ tags on Instagram supporting the movement for a brooch revival. But how do we take something “out” and turn it back “in”? By […]

I’m So Nasty: Wearing Your Attitude

Since last November, the word nasty has taken on a whole new meaning. It’s now a word that represents all feminists that take pride in being strong, independent, ball-busting women. Women that won’t let misogyny tear them down. Women who do what they want, wear what they want, and define their own strength. Enter Mo Amir, […]

Hello. Bonjour. Ciao. Salaam. Anhnyeong…

… and welcome to my blog! I am absolutely thrilled to finally start writing and sharing after being solely on Instagram for the last 4 years. I’ve gotten to know so many of you via the ‘gram, and have a made good handful of lifelong friends that I slowly decided to share more and more […]