Danielle Miller Jewelry - BLOG
If you’re like me, you will want to ditch your old winter wardrobe and fill it with clothes and accessories resplendent in these mouthwatering shades from the Pantone fall fashion color report...Read More →
An amazing opportunity opened up for me early in 2015. I was approached by Craftsy.com, asking me if I would be interested in developing a stone setting teaching video. Read about my adventure...Read More →
Steven proposed to Jennifer...with an apple! Read about their delicious love story...Read More →
Designed to mimic an ornate hanging chandelier and created with Art Deco and Middle Eastern influences, chandelier earrings originally held vertical dangling strands of glass crystals, rhinestones, diamonds or other sparkling jewels.Read More →
En plein air…French for “in the open air”, and this season that’s exactly where you’ll want to be when you begin exploring the gorgeous new shades being offered in the 2015 Spring Pantone Color Report.Read More →
"So what's in your jewelry box, Danielle?" you ask.
Ironically, not much.
I am the jeweler who doesn't wear much jewelry.
In the 1920’s jewelers began to make a push toward men’s engagement rings with little success. Jewelry in general for men had yet to become fashionable; in fact, most men didn’t even begin wearing wedding bands until around the end of World War II.
Now fast forward to the last 10 years...Read More →
Last month we celebrated St. Eligius Day. The patron saint of metalworkers and goldsmiths, St. Eligius has been safeguarding craftsmen for centuries. But there are other artisan patron gods and goddesses who gained fame by crafting jewels and weapons for many of the more well-known mythological figures.Read More →
I don't consider myself a superstitious or an overly religious person. However, I do occasionally knock on wood and while doing complicated soldering jobs or setting a tricky stone, I sometimes say a little prayer to St. Eliguis.
Saint who? you ask....Read More →
The trademark look of tourmalated quartz comes from the inclusions of black or dark green tourmaline needles seen throughout the stone. These inclusions are called schorls and seem to bounce and float from within the surrounding clear or milky quartz crystal. The clearness of the quartz heightens and enhances the black tourmaline needles. Each pattern is different, adding to the individually of each stone.Read More →