Channeling Madonna and the 80’s

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Hello, I'm back!   Guess what I did during my month-long absence from blogging? Clue: Our office celebrated its 80th founding anniversary last week, where we had activities lined up for both employees and our stakeholders.  The most anticipated activity was of course the Employees's Night which took place last Friday (May 26) at the PICC.   The theme was the 80's, and ... READ MORE

3-Way Emerald and Pearl Earrings

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Sometime last month, I found hidden among my jewelry cleaning clothes a pair of pearl jackets I have used for another earrings (now sold).  The pearls are of south sea variety, bought in Davao City. I thought they looked lonely, so I asked my jeweler partner to make stud emerald earrings for me which I planned on pairing up with my pearl jackets. The result is a beautiful ... READ MORE

Summer Sale: Chanel-Inspired Pearl Drop Earrings

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Regular readers of my blog would probably recognize this pair of pearl drop earrings that I own: Yes, they're the Chanel-inspired pearl drop earrings that I had custom-made about 5 years ago.  I forgot already when was the last time I've worn them. The earrings are made of 14k Philippine yellow gold, with 28-pieces diamond titos and freshwater pearls in creamy white ... READ MORE

Pre-Christmas Jewelry Sale: Vintage Earrings with Detachable Pearls

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Solid 14k yellow gold clip-on earrings in vintage design and weighing 3.4 grams.  Adorned with eighteen (18) pieces of brilliant diamonds (all good quality; no inclusions).  Made more special by Davao-bought champagne colored baby pearls customized into detachable earring loops.  All for a holiday price of Php 15,000.00. Cash sale only.  The buyer should ... READ MORE

The Bid is On for the Palawan Saltwater Pearl Necklace

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The bid/auction is finally ON for this gorgeous Palawan Pearl Necklace that I mentioned in my earlier post.  You can place your bids at my eBay.ph account.  For the sake of transparency, I will not accept bids outside eBay. Here's a screenshot of the eBay listing I made: A picture of me 'modeling' the pearl necklace.  I was able to capture the pearls' colors perfectly ... READ MORE

Bid for this: Pearl Necklace from Palawan

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I got inspirational boost from the messages and comments you left when I mentioned about the jewelry business I was invited to join.  Just to update you, I've already sent message to my interested partner that I will not be able to do it.  I was really sad to let it go, but then again, another opportunity knocked during my trip at Palawan the other day. It all started with ... READ MORE

Things that occupy my mind lately

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A lot of things have been occupying my mind lately, which left me feeling exhausted these past few days (hence the absence of blog updates). First, there's this wonderful proposal to partner up in a business that I am very much interested in - jewelry.  In fact, I already have a  business plan for it, ready to be discussed with my interested partner.  It will be an online ... READ MORE

Caring for your Pearls

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Now that summer has officially set in, I become more mindful of the summer heat's effect on my pearls. I was once very addicted to south sea pearls, but I 'temporarily' stopped buying after my 6th set because they require more care than my other gemstone jewelry.  I have mostly pearl earrings (as seen above), with matching ring or pendant. Because they're plenty, ... READ MORE