new painting } she wore sylvette

A year ago I bought a gorgeous ring from my friend jewelry designer Sylvette Blaimont. This painting is an homage to it and the wonderful Sylvette.

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from yesterday to today, one thing leads to another

How’s this for a chain reaction: two nights ago I invited some friends over to watch the Iceland vs. France match with me. That night one¬†of those people, my dear friend Lubna, returned my ring after generously getting it all¬†polished and new for me. The next day, yesterday, I felt it imperative that I photograph […]

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lb o j’zazz’s intro to art clay silver workshop } yesterday i made a pair of earrings

I’ve been wanting to take one of Lubna Saif Abbas’ workshops for ages, but they always fell on days that I couldn’t attend. This one, however, was on a Sunday afternoon. Perfect. And what made it even more perfect was that I love playing with clay and I love silver and it sort of blended […]

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to create a thing to wear

Two days ago I needed a neckpiece to revive an old dress. So I made this. Alas, I decided not to wear the dress. I will, however, wear this one day. And it has inspired me to follow a new and exciting path.

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The Bejeweled Show } Soda Pop Bling | Totemic Flights

I haven’t had much time to visit the galleries this season but this particular show was important to me because not only are LB o J’zazz‘s Lubna Saif Abbas and Bettina Al-Bakhit good friends of mine, but I am so inspired by their hand-made jewelry and am a little girl lost in their bead haven […]

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Thank You, Henry

On a shopping spree in Beirut last week, my mom introduced me to Henry’s Handmade boutique. Inside, I met Henry, an accessory maker who works with leather, thread, coins and other fun trinkets. I regret not having my camera that day because in his tiny shop he had all sorts of relics from his childhood […]

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