Oooh, what girl doesnâ€™t love shiny baubles and bits to adorn herself?
Elegant chandelier earrings to dress my lobes.
A giant cocktail ring to set off a fresh manicure.
Ethnic chunky seed bead bracelets when I am feeling boho chic or nautical inspired bangles to show off my American pride.
A modern bib-necklace to make a plain white American Apparel T seem a little more edgy.
Jewelry collecting is my new obsession. I donâ€™t have a huge jewelry assortment of gems and I am sure itâ€™s worth peanuts in comparison to what Kimora Lee Simmons has in her jewelry box but I am proud of what I have and am always looking to add more.
This is the precise reason why I and a girlfriend trotted down to Convent dels Angels to drool over, contemplate about and try on complementos (accessories) featured in Joya A la Carte and Beauty & The Best, two highlighted exhibitions supported by Barcelonaâ€™s Semana de la Joyeria Contemporanea initiative.
Some of the artists I fell in love with were Bulgarian designer, Senay Akin, for her skill at combining fairytale whimsy with modern industrial materials; Katherine Wardropperâ€™s sculpted fabric pieces (pictured above-exquisite); Anthony Rousselâ€™s birch wood and cork bangles (works of art that deserve to be displayed either on wrists or a pedestal).
Known for being a hotbed of artists and creative types, Barcelona always offers plenty of opportunities to satisfy your art collecting and consumerism cravings.
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