An Engagement Story: Jennifer & Louis

One of my favorite aspects of the D.C. area and what a national magnet it can be is that it brings together people from all over and beautifully lends itself as the backdrop […]

Behind the Design: The Right Angle Bangle (aka My “Mama Bangle”)

People sometimes ask if I have a favorite design from our &Co. line and while I hesitate to express any unjust favoritism (if I didn’t love a design, I wouldn’t make it!), I […]

A Celebration of Julep Cups

Each year, as the first signs of spring come in, I am reminded once again of our decidedly Southern environment. The flowering trees and lush, dripping greenery that suddenly overtake our cobbled streets; […]

Newness All Around!

If you’ve been following along with our Instagram stories, you’ll know that recently we made some serious progress in our renovation saga. We have refinished our entryway flooring, our staircase is completely refurbished […]

Graduation Gifts, Selected by Major

Can you believe it’s graduation season? With how long this winter seemed to last, it’s hard to wrap my brain around the fact that school is almost finished, finals are nearly here, and […]

An Engagement Story: Kirstin & Francis

Kirstin and Francis are the type of couple we love to see walk through our doors: creative, down-to-earth, and extremely thoughtful. They lived in the D.C. area for years and now call Berkeley, […]

Restoring an Antique

Our workshop is privileged to work on pieces of all types of value, antiquity, and complexity. Restoring an antique takes careful time and precision, and we love taking in pieces that present interesting […]

On Metals, part 2: Gold

For our first “On Metals” post, I introduced you to the elements platinum and palladium, two white metals that have some pretty cool histories and uses (if you’re into that sort of thing). […]

Renovation Update (and Exciting News!)

When I last wrote about our heroic renovation efforts (perhaps I didn’t use that descriptor at the time, but six weeks later, I feel it’s apt), we were neck-deep in a lot of […]

An Engagement Story: Kristin & Justin

Kristin and Justin married in August of 2016 in a beautiful New England summer setting. They recently welcomed a baby girl to their family and in a bit of nostalgia, Kristin sat down […]

Oscars 2018: Best Jewelry

Want to see more than $30 million in jewelry and watches? Look no further than the 2018 Oscars. This year was clearly all about that old-school Hollywood glamour as the red carpet was […]

On Metals, part 1: Platinum v. Palladium

“Smith” – verb, gerund or present participle: smithing 1. treat (metal) by heating, hammering, and forging it. Such a simple term, right? You’ve heard it before, most likely in a reference to that […]

An Engagement Story: Katie & Chad

Next up in our engagement series we talk with Katie Keegan and Chad Moore. Despite an utterly unromantic start, see how Chad managed to pull off a sort-of-surprise engagement and design a sentimental […]

The Custom Design Process (It’s Easier than You Think)

I get a lot of questions about how the custom design process works since it’s a very unfamiliar process for most people. In a world where you’re used to just going to a […]

Renovation Life: Are We There Yet?

As a small business owner, I can tell you that one of the most simultaneously stressful and exciting things to take on is a renovation of your shop. I know this now for […]

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