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Confession: designing my bridal necklace is much tougher than I thought it would be.

Designing and making jewelry has been a particular passion of mine since I was but a young girl stringing seed beads to monofilament line and weaving friendship bracelets out of embroidery floss.  Since then, I’d like to say my designs have become a little more elaborate.

First, the inspiration for some of my more recent projects:

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From left to right:  Marni and Louis Vuitton, two of my favorite design houses.  I love me some Consuela Castiglioni and Marc Jacobs.

And here is my take on them:

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Confession: part of the reason why bridal salons give me the heebie-jeebies is the surprisingly large display area they set aside for tiaras.

Way back when, long before any thoughts of weddings entered my head, I was reading my October 2005 issue of Vogue, specifically chronicling the weddings of three “superbrides,” i.e. contributors to the magazine or their wealthy friends who appear in the society section who will undoubtedly throw massive, expensive celebrations.  My favorite to read about was Plum Sykes, as she chronicled little aspects of her upcoming nuptials in her monthly column from time to time, including a delightful retelling of buying her honeymoon lingerie in France (but that, to paraphrase Alton Brown, is another post).

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