February 2007

Best and worst Oscar jewelry

The biggest names in Hollywood played it safe stylewise at the Oscars for the most part, with diamond-laden bangles, cuffs and earrings appearing almost as often as strapless gowns and poker-straight ... read more..

B.B.'s Best

Alexandra Van Dell, (617) 335-2863 This simple yet stunning necklace comes in 18-karat white gold with diamonds and 4 mm pearls. Like all Van Dell pieces, this necklace is versatile, working well alon... read more..

B.B.'s Best

Paula Crevoshay I can just see these earrings adding the finishing touch to a fabulous cocktail dress and heels. A fine-jewelry collector's dream, these breathtaking one-of-a-kind earrings by Paula Cr... read more..

Every day should be Valentine's Day

My fiancé hates Valentine's Day. He thinks it's a made-up holiday invented by greeting-card companies, florists and jewelers to guilt men into spending money on romantic gifts. So we compromise by goi... read more..

B.B.'s Best

Voila Watches The aptly named "Lost in Time" watches may not be the easiest to read, but they are definitely fun to look at. The timepieces have an artistic and contemporary look, expressing a woman's... read more..

Grills bill to hit state senate

I have to be honest. The trend toward "grills" (basically bling for the mouth) totally grosses me out. The pieces have been popular in hip-hop communities for several years now, but they have recently... read more..

B.B.'s Best: The Red Edition

I know Valentine's Day is two weeks away, but I am already in the mood... M Pearl, (401) 295-6565 Double-row, 17-inch necklace with cranberry-colored keshi pearls, sage-colored freshwater coin pearls ... read more..
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