Journal

Couture Ready!

Couture Ready!

I've been busy in the workshop creating new designs for Couture in Las Vegas. Couture is a trade show, but it's not just any trade show – it is the...
Vegas Bound

Vegas Bound

It's official, folks... I'm headed to Couture! Coming up the first week of June, I'm packing up my goodies and headed to Las Vegas to exhibit in th...
LeToya Luckett at the 2017 Grammy Awards

LeToya Luckett at the 2017 Grammy Awards

The stunning singer and actress, LeToya Luckett wore a gown by Kevan Hall to the Grammy Awards and chose to pair it with my Goddess Earrings. The...
Tucson 2017 Recap

Tucson 2017 Recap

I spent all of last week at the Tucson Gem & Mineral Show, out in Arizona, which is my very favorite trade show of the year. To be surrounded b...
Styling Event with Tod Hallman

Styling Event with Tod Hallman

  In mid-December, I hosted an intimate affair at my Los Angeles studio with the fabulous, red-carpet fashion stylist, Tod Hallman. Guests had a c...
Dagny Rings

Dagny Rings

The Inspiration: It began as an engagement ring for a client using their stones. I liked the look and wondered what it would look li...
October Opals

October Opals

October has two birthstones: opal and tourmaline. These one-of-a-kind earrings include both! Featuring stunning blue opals from Sinaloa, Mexico, ...
Fall Fashion

Fall Fashion

It's Fall! Even in sunny So-Cal, the weather is starting to get cooler and the joy is that Fall weather lasts for months here. This means plenty of...
Notes from the Workbench

Notes from the Workbench

Painting by Paul Signac 1863-1935     I have always been enthralled by the Impressionist and Pointillist artists of the late 1800's. The use of...
Featured Work - September

Featured Work - September

I first came across these beautiful Colombian emeralds and couldn't say no. But their color is distinct –not just anything could be tossed toget...
Love Adorned

Love Adorned

I finally made it to both Love Adorned locations where my jewelry is carried - the first being their newest store in Santa Monica. Then, when I w...
Taking on the Water

Taking on the Water

Summer is flying by (is it really almost September?!) and it's been a great one here at Daria de Koning Jewelry. I've spent some much needed downt...