We had seen (well-designed!) signs all over Hamburg for Blickfang, the International Design Shopping Show. The show began years ago in Stuttgart, Germany, and has been traveling to different cities in Europe over the last couple of years. We weren’t sure what to expect, but when I see the words shopping and design in the Continue Reading
It’s true that weekends here can be tricky – for the local and visitor alike. At least in Continental Europe, pretty much everything is closed on Sunday and many small shops close early on Saturday. (In our neighborhood in Hamburg, everything except the grocery store is closed by 2pm on Continue Reading
This past weekend my husband and I took a quick day trip to Lübeck, Germany, about 45 minutes by train from Hamburg. Our first order of business: get to as many of the antique shops and auction houses (Auktionshaus in German) as we could before they begin closing at 2pm! (Small Continue Reading
Yes, I’m saying bye-bye to The Daily Bauble. Why the goodbye? After a year of (almost) daily blogging about a different unique piece of jewelry in my collection, it’s time to move on to another exciting jewelry project. I’ll still be blogging about jewelry here – but on a weekly basis, and in greater Continue Reading
Visiting Ravenna with friends from the area, I sported a very modern take on jewelry (golden paper clip-looking earrings from a northern Minnesota flea market), which were a perfect juxtaposition to the Catholic church Byzantine church. -k.
The jewelry, however is American, from about the 1950s. What does one wear to the Hofbräuhaus but delicate, extremely feminine jewelry! (With a floral dress and strappy sandals Presley Skye silk dress; Nine West sandals. Bon weekend! -k.
These clip American vintage earrings are gems – really. They’re super-lightweight and very easy to wear. Plus they have a fun sparkle. I bought them because they look like beautiful wings, which are symbolic for me, as someone who is either traveling or fantasizing about traveling. Traveling and jewelry shopping : Continue Reading