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Musings: Eames Study

A study in shapes, from artist Alyson Fox, using J.Hannah nail polishes as medium. 

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Musings: Eames Study
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Musings: Glace

A glimpse at the interdisciplinary influences that inspired the new Glacé collection— piqued by the multidimensionality of clear quartz as a reflector and absorber of color, texture, and shadow. 

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Musings: Glace
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Places: Tucson Gem Show

Last week I traveled to Arizona for a pilgrimage to the Tucson gem and mineral show — the largest and oldest show of its kind in the world.

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Places: Tucson Gem Show
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Musings: Stacked and Spiraled

In homage our new Stacked Signet Ring, the newest iteration of our classic Signet. Inspired by classic architecture, spirals, and the subtleties within. 

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Musings: Stacked and Spiraled
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JH Beauty: Hand Care Essentials

I spend a lot of time thinking about, looking at, considering shapes to be worn on hands.

As a byproduct I've done a lot of research and experimenting with caring for hands and nails... here are some of my regulars.

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JH Beauty: Hand Care Essentials
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Musings: Hydration

invoking the heat of summer as muse this week:

here's to staying near to water.

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Musings: Hydration
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Musings: Etiquette Studies

To mark the release of our new Pearl Demi Signet, we drew inspiration from the history of the pearl...

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Musings: Etiquette Studies
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Visual Interview: Natasha Mead

Natasha Mead is a graphic designer based in New Zealand. She specializes in thoughtful, visual solutions for print and web.

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Visual Interview: Natasha Mead
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Musings: Masculin féminin

Venn muses — the woman we imagine wearing the pieces, and the details she's drawn to.

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Musings: Masculin féminin
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Visual Interview: Shaina Mote

Shaina Mote is a clothing designer based in LA, whose versatile and timeless pieces are some of my ultimate staples. 

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Visual Interview: Shaina Mote
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Gift Guide: Storing Your Jewels

A nice vessel for storing or displaying jewelry feels like a perfectly considered gift — just indulgent enough. Here are a a few favorites I wouldn't mind receiving...each in classic shapes and materials that you'll keep forever.

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Gift Guide: Storing Your Jewels
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Musings: Opal and Gold

In designing Lumen, the newest collection in the J.Hannah fam (!), I kept thinking about the qualities that come from matching seemingly disparate materials: sleek, architectural, weighty gold paired with milky, feminine opal. 

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Musings: Opal and Gold
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Visual Interview: Daniela Jacobs

Daniela Jacobs is a multidisciplinary artist and designer in New York — her line ARC is a smart, artful study on form and material (like these amazing porcelain objects).

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Visual Interview: Daniela Jacobs
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Musings: Hands in Motion

Designing jewelry also results in much time dedicated to thinking about hands: the subtle ways that the body can depict grace and movement. 

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Musings: Hands in Motion
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JH Beauty: In Rotation

To me, the point of it all is taking the time for self-care, to have a personal ritual that's totally self-serving (in a good way). 

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JH Beauty: In Rotation
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Visual Interview: Jen Vitale

Jen Vitale is a stylist and art director in Portland, OR — she is also the owner of Association, a concept shop revolving around a rotating collection of both found and custom-made objects. 

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Visual Interview: Jen Vitale
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Musings: Setting an Intention

The subtleties within the lunar calendar are challenging me to scrap the word "resolutions" and instead work toward refining my intentions for the rest of the year.

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Musings: Setting an Intention