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Inspiration Gallery: the Stories Behind Our Jewelry

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Inspiration Gallery: the Stories Behind Our Jewelry

Gypsy’s collection of handcrafted jewelry is what you might call a triple threat. With incomparable craftsmanship, quality materials and meaningful symbolism, each piece adds a unique, distinctive dimension to a woman’s personal style.

While many connect with Gypsy on an aesthetic level, as cultural explorers, we believe that the jewelry’s symbolism is responsible for its certain je ne sais quoi.

During the mid-15th century, Constantinople was the center of the civilized world; the original melting pot. As such, the symbolism and styles originated therein continue to speak to each of us, as we intrinsically connect with our own cultural heritage. … Continue Reading

Symbolic Jewelry: the Dragonfly

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Symbolic Jewelry: the Dragonfly

The lovely dragonfly appears in much of our jewelry, spreading its wings and drawing attention to its elegant and beautiful form. These exquisite insects have been around for all of our history, as fossils of large dragonflies have been found dating back 325 million years. With such a long history, dragonflies have inherited rich symbolism and meaning in many cultures.  … Continue Reading

Our Top 10 Fashion Blogs

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Our Top 10 Fashion Blogs

The world of fashion blogs is a full one. From big brands and fashion gurus to the everyday woman pursuing her passions, there is no scarcity of fashion inspiration in the blogosphere. And I think it’s wonderful, really, to have such a wide range of styles and techniques to glean inspiration from. But to make it a little easier to sift through, we picked out our Top 10 favorite fashion blogs so you can check them out and enjoy their fashion savvy as much as we do. … Continue Reading

Pairing Jewelry and Scarves: How To and Inspiration

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Pairing Jewelry and Scarves: How To and Inspiration

The winter season is a time for layers: jackets, sweaters, scarves, and hats. Whether you live in a snowy wonderland or on the coast with winter winds, we all get into experimenting with layers this time of year. But if you’re like me, you’ve never been totally sure how to throw on your favorite and warmest scarf, with your favorite jewelry.… Continue Reading

What to Pack in Your Carry On

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What to Pack in Your Carry On

Traveling is always going to add a little stress, from being in a place where you may not know anyone or speak the language, to scheduling hotels and transportation, to maybe even getting lost; and most of that is inevitable. When I travel, I expect the stress, but I still like to minimize it as much as possible. The best way I’ve found to do that? Be prepared. And for me, that all starts with my carry on bag. … Continue Reading

Iris Apfel: A Style Icon

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Iris Apfel: A Style Icon

Iris Apfel has been a style guru her entire life, starting at the young age of 11 when she purchased her first piece of jewelry. Growing up to be an admired interior designer and running the successful textile firm, Old World Weavers, Apfel had the privilege of traveling the world in search of new fabrics and designing pieces for nine presidents. Her love of truly unique clothing, fabrics, and accessories allowed her to become one of the most original and well known designers and pioneers of fashion – a true style icon.… Continue Reading