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Holiday Sparkle with Samira 13

Holiday Sparkle with Samira 13

  Exploring the unique and varied aspects of pearls is the cornerstone of Samira 13 Jewelry. Founder/designer Samira Sizdahkhani continually strives to stretch creative boundaries while maintaining her signature aesthetic of immediate wearability and handmade gracefulness.   Samira’s obsession with Tahitian South Sea pearls began more than a decade ago, while working as a stylist in Los Angeles, and remains ongoing as she continues to discover new ways to reveal their natural beauty. Shop the collection in-store and online and join us for a very special Holiday Trunk Show December 15th! SHOP THE COLLECTION >      


Designer Spotlight: Iradj Moini

Tabandeh Sizdahkhani

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Designer Spotlight: Iradj Moini

Inside the Creative Mind of our Dear Friend, Iradj Moini. Iradj Moini has designed jewelry in New York since 1989. Fleeing Iran during the revolution, his passion for jewelry and search for the extravagant and sophisticated woman led him to the city of big dreams after his degree in architecture in Buffalo. By the late 1980s, his eye-catching designs walked the runway for Oscar de la Renta, where he creatively designed and directed the catwalk jewelry for a decade. He soon built a reputation as one of the most imaginative and visionary designers of his era. With worldwide collectors and...


Spiders: Not So Spooky.

Tabandeh Sizdahkhani

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Spiders: Not So Spooky.

Spider Symbolism, explained... The spider is the ultimate symbol of creativity, demonstrated  by the complex web it weaves. Spiders also represent power – sitting at the center of their webs,  they symbolize the center of the universe - and are masters of illusion,  or Maya, the Hindu word for the illusory. In Native American culture, where animals are regarded as teachers, spiders are believed to have taught humans the written alphabet, creating shapes and letters within their webs.   Featured: Spider Necklaces by SAMIRA 13 SHOP SAMIRA 13 >      


Sweater Weather: Avant Toi

Tabandeh Sizdahkhani

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Sweater Weather: Avant Toi

ABOUT  AVANT TOI   Avant Toi was founded in 1994 within the Liapull group to satisfy the needs of a demanding and ever-changing market. The creative endeavor of Mirko Ghignone now celebrates 20 years of passion and success. Characterized by a strong relationship between the art world and aesthetic research, Mirko, eclectic artist and paramour of the force of color, established the brand through the application of his creative instinct to the medium of yarns and knits. A pioneer in cashmere evolution, he excels in technical experimentation and above all in the absolute innovation of coloring, revolutionizing the world of...


Brand Spotlight: Seeb + Solace

Tabandeh Sizdahkhani

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Brand Spotlight: Seeb + Solace

Seeb + Solace founder, Hanna, is an Earth scientist! While growing up in a household where her mom kept written beauty techniques and recipes passed down from generations. Hanna and her sister adopted a passion early in life in regards to the ancient beauty secrets of Persia and the entire Silk Road region.    “Seeb” in the Farsi/Persian language means Apple and it is used as one of the 7 S’s in the Persian New Year known as Nowruz with the “Haft-seen” table as a symbol of health and beauty.   “Haft-seen” is an arrangement of seven symbolic items whose...

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