By Jessica Conway, GalTime.com
What does your jewelry say about you?Did you know that your jewelry box tells a tale? Your jewelry isn't just an accessory - it's the story of your life. Beth Bernstein, jewelry consultant and author of My Charmed Life, helps us understand the meaning of our collections.
When did you realize that your jewelry told your story? After my mom unexpectedly passed away at the age of fifty-five, I had to go through her jewelry box. I realized what she had saved were tokens of love and affection: pieces my brothers and I made for her and pieces she received as gifts from important people in her life. I realized they tied her life together.
At the time, I was a fashion stylist and I always liked to choose the jewelry first and then match the dress or outfit and other accessories (which is the reverse of how styling is typically done!) I eventually became a jewelry designer, which then led to my interest in writing about jewelry. As I wrote and interviewed other creative people andRead More »from What Does Your Jewelry Say About You?