West U Realtor’s bathroom redesign grows into second floor renovation

Heidi Dugan is on her phone early in the morning, responding to emails and texts and tending to last-minute details of her real estate work. She could sit and sip coffee in a beautiful courtyard outdoors or any one of the cozy rooms in her home, but it’s not unusual to find her in her newly renovated primary bathroom, where she can hold court with friends, co-workers and clients — electronically — for hours.

Dugan, a dugan“Realtor for Greenwood King who has lived and worked in West University Place for 40 years, sees what she feels is the best of what’s available in Houston area homes, whether it’s renovations in bathrooms, kitchens or even outdoor spaces. Though she bought her home some 20 years ago and loved it then, she’s done a number of renovations as new things in home design grabbed her attention.

For the past handful

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This Barbie, dressed by a Mexican designer, sold out in only 4 minutes

Barbie dolls are no strangers to fashion collaborations. Since 1959,
the doll has been dressed by numerous fashion brands and designers
creating limited editions that appeal to collectors worldwide.
Balmain, Moschino, Vera Wang, Diane von Furstenberg, Oscar de la Renta
and many others have had the privilege to dress this iconic character.
The Karl Lagerfeld Barbie launched in 2014, for example, sold out
immediately, and collectors can now only find her on sites like Ebay
where the price exceeds 7,000 dollars.

Primera Barbie dedicada al Día de Muertos

Although these collaborations have usually involved international
brands, in 2022 the Mattel brand decided to bet on a different type of
collaboration to honour Day of the Dead reaching out to a Mexican
designer. Would it be just as successful?

Co-branding strategies have grown stronger throughout the years.
According to a study from Visual Objects, 71 percent of consumers
enjoy co-branding partnerships.

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Local designers take fashion to the metaverse | Features Local

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO’S fashion is heading for the metaverse.

Crystal Cunningham, managing director of the Port of Spain Fashion Week (POSFW) was excited to make the announcement on Tuesday, when her organisation launched its FashionVerse experience at the bmobile Corporate box, Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain.

Aya Styler, Tameika Fletcher-Birmingham

Jewelry designer and owner of Aya Styler, Tameika Fletcher-Birmingham, fits media

personality Whitney Husbands with one of her pieces at the launch of the FashionVerse.

The POSFW “FashionVerse” will be a Web3 Community, developed in partnership with the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB). Its roll-out will see 20 Caribbean designers and feature 40 unique NFTS (non-fungible tokens), the new frontier of digital art and wearables to bridge the gap between Web2 and Web3.

“The first collection will be modest, since we’re trying this out for the first time, with a small and selective group of artists and fashion designers from all over the Caribbean,”

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Seattle jewelry designer uses crystals to create ‘Soul Chains’

At Ola Wyola in Seattle, Rainbow-Renée Wyola Manier adorns vintage necklaces with unique crystals. #k5evening

SEATTLE — A lot of people collect crystals for spiritual purposes or just because of their natural beauty.  

But one Reiki master and Jewelry Designer is creating something unique with the precious stones. She calls them “Soul Chains.” 

Rainbow-Renée Wyola Manier searches the country for vintage necklaces and the ones that make it back to Seattle are then paired with a natural crystal. 

But before they are paired with a necklace, Manier puts them through a spiritual ritual.  

She puts the crystals through a sound and water bath, smokes them with sage, and uses her Reiki experience too.

“Then they go through the mantras,” Manier explained. “I am light. I am beautiful. I am love.” 

She sells the soul chains at her crystal shop on Rainier Avenue in Seattle. It’s called Ola Wyola.

“I search

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Time Century Jewelry Center Announces Plan To Open March 202…

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Time Century Jewelry Building Finalizing Construction

Time Century will be a destination to enjoy a multitude of resources in fine jewelry and watches

‘This multicultural community is the best place to bring a focus on luxury jewelry and watches,’ says Levy.” – Yair LevyMIAMI, FL, UNITED STATES, February 27, 2023 /einpresswire.com / — Time Century Jewelry Center is finally wrapping up construction to begin preparations for their opening in March 2023.

This development has been carefully planned to be much more than just a building but has created their location to be an experience while visiting and a destination for residents and tourist. A must see once the doors open for locals for planned excursions or visitors who want to see the Downtown Miami’s Historic District. Time Century Jewelry Center is slated to revitalize Downtown Miami’s jewelry district, and has received a statement of support from Miami-Dade

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Sean Stewart Turned to Dad Rod’s Jeweler to Design Surprise Engagement Ring for Wife: All the Details

Jody Weintraub Stewart Wedding ring

Jody Weintraub Stewart Wedding ring

Sean Stewart has done well with his diamond ring choice for his new wife, Jody Weintraub.

The oldest son of rocker Rod Stewart, 42, purchased the ring from Ron Rosenblum at XIV Karats in Beverly Hills, Rod’s longtime jeweler who spoke exclusively with PEOPLE on the 3-carat sparkler Sean picked up on Tuesday.

“It’s nice. It’s exciting. I was one of the first ones, I guess, that he called and said, ‘guess what? I got great news. I got married!'” Ron tells PEOPLE.

The couple, who have known each other for nearly 30 years, married in Las Vegas on Valentine’s Day in a spur-of-the-moment wedding after he proposed at dinner that night, PEOPLE exclusively confirmed from a source last week.

“Sean asked her while they were out to dinner at Catch. They married shortly after getting their marriage license at 10 p.m. at 

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Liwu Jewellery’s Celtic collection for St Patrick’s Day

For a St Patrick’s Day celebration or a March birthday, a piece from Liwu Jewellery is a small gift with big symbolism.

Designed and made in Ireland, using sustainable recycled silver and gold, Liwu means ‘gift’ and the gift of symbolic meaning is perfect for those we hold dear.

Áine Breen produces her jewelry on a farm by the sea in Ballymoney, Co Wexford, and each piece comes beautifully boxed with a meaning card explaining the symbol and sentiment.

IrishCentral readers can enjoy 20% off Liwu Jewellery Celtic Symbols from the 3rd-19th of March!

For a gift with meaning, check out the most popular Celtic symbols that speak from the heart:

The Map of Ireland Éire necklace symbolizes memories of Ireland and home. With significance for visitors to Ireland, loved ones abroad, and home birds, the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day holiday will be a popular gifting occasion.

The accompanying Liwu

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DJWE 2023 concludes after six days of dazzling jewellery, key industry networking

The 19th edition of the Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition (DJWE), which ran from February 20 – 25 at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre, witnessed thousands of visitors enjoy exclusive collections and extraordinary showpieces by prominent jewellers from around the world.
The event under the patronage of HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz al-Thani and organised by Qatar Tourism and Qatar Business Events Corporation, showcased an extensive display of luxurious jewellery and watch collections from over 500 local, regional and international brands.
This year’s big nine exhibitors were Alfardan Jewellery, Ali Bin Ali Luxury, Al Majed Jewellery, Al Muftah Jewellery, Amiri Gems, Bulgari, Blue Salon, Fifty One East and Louis Vuitton. In addition, 10 Qatari designers were featured in a dedicated space to showcase their latest collections.
DJWE 2023 also saw the return of the Turkish and Indian pavilions, with various
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Mumbai-based Studio Renn gives an elevated interpretation of fine jewellery, which is now on display in New York

Mumbai-based jewellers Studio Renn will be showcasing their designs at Bergdorf Goodman, New York’s iconic luxury department store this month. Founded by husband-wife duo Rahul and Roshni Jhaveri in 2018, their abstract articulation and avant-garde aesthetic of fine jewellery has been pushing the envelope and breaking the mould of a diamond design house. And their efforts have not gone unnoticed–last month they won the Wallpaper Design Award for ‘Best Hidden Gem’ and in 2021 their acid-treated concrete ‘Strangler’ ring was recognised in the innovation category of Couture Las Vegas. 

This month the studio is presenting over 40 pieces in the Fifth Avenue salon—a feat only a handful of elite Indian jewellers have been privy to (and where Sabyasachi also showed last Fall). “We are very grateful to have the opportunity to showcase our work at Bergdorf Goodman. It is only with their support that young studios like us acquire an

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Best Australian Jewellery Brands to Shop to Elevate Your Outfits

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Working on my own jewellery brand for the last year, it’s been fascinating to see how one pair of earrings can look so different on each person. Every consideration matters from size to shape and colour to gem cut. Circle dangles can look delicate on one person and intense on the next. Each piece tells a story and helps someone express themselves.

And now with the growth of Australian jewellery brands over the last couple of years, expressing yourself via quickly shipped and locally designed pieces has never been easier. It makes us very excited. Because more brands equals more options! And that means outfits everywhere can go from plain to slayin’ with a few

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