Journey Leaves Necklaces – Found and Kept

Samantha Pagni just moved to Charlottesville.  She is a teacher.  A mother.  A chic chick.  An Artist. Her design company, aptly named Found and Kept, uses found objects, old journal entries, books, and an artist’s eye to create jewelry that seems both ancient and completely fresh. These Journey Leaves Necklaces were finalists in the Uncommon […]

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Jewelry Too Precious to Wear

Earrings by Thierry Drapanas Jewelry My Grandmother had jewelry she felt was too precious to wear. She hid it away, locked up and safe.  I have no memory of what it looked like.  Was it beautiful?  Graceful?

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