Journal

Exploring Iceland

Exploring Iceland

Vacation is a chance for me to take a pause and recharge creatively, mentally, and physically. I find that I get fueled-up by exploring new places,...
Daria + Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara

Daria + Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara

The other week, I teamed up with the incredible executive director of the Museum of Contemporay Art Santa Barbara, Abaseh Mirvali. We discussed t...
On the Move: Daria's Presentation, The Value of Beauty

On the Move: Daria's Presentation, The Value of Beauty

I'm excited to announce I'm going on tour to present my talk on "The Value of Beauty;" a subject I love to probe.  The first stop of this year was...
Daria as a Protagonist at Christie's

Daria as a Protagonist at Christie's

In December, I exhibited at Christie's in New York City as part of the The Protagonist exhibition and sale. Together with 13 other designers, we e...
Hotel Californian

Hotel Californian

Join me on June 29 and 30th, in gorgeous Santa Barbara! I'll be headed up the coast to Hotel Californian to present an exclusive Couture Jewelry tr...
On the Move: The World

On the Move: The World

This past May/June, I was kindly invited back onto The World – this time for a two week excursion that started in Corsica and ended in Corfu. I arr...
Finding The Rare & Unusual, The Dumortierite Ring

Finding The Rare & Unusual, The Dumortierite Ring

I love it when I come across a gemstone that I haven't seen or heard of before, and this rare dumortierite fits the bill. Exceptional because the s...
On the Move: San Miguel de Allende

On the Move: San Miguel de Allende

Just recently, I received an invitation to stay at Hacienda Buena Fe in San Miguel de Allende, the marvelous and magical vacation home of Michelle...
A Stingless Jellyfish

A Stingless Jellyfish

After months of trying to design these shield-shaped rubellite tourmalines into the “perfect” art-deco earrings, I finally acknowledged what I had ...
Enter Shangri-La

Enter Shangri-La

The Shangri-La earrings are a new direction for me. Using an element of my negative-positive style, I've filled in the center with gorgeous vert sh...
The Pink Clouds Bracelet Arrives

The Pink Clouds Bracelet Arrives

It's finally finished! The Pink Clouds bracelet, inspired by the colors of New Mexico, is complete and I'm so excited! It features spectacular craz...