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Doris Duke wasn’t one for publicity
— but did appreciate a little sparkle.
These 18-karat gold and opal earrings
by Thea Izzi, an artist based in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, the extraordinary hand-hammered gold wrap necklace by Tamar Kern, artist and owner
of Alloy Gallery in Newport, Rhode
Island, and the gold-plated mix-and-match stacking rings, which can be
worn alone or piled together, by artist
Katie Whittemore of Haarstick Jewelry
in Middletown, Rhode Island, add just
the right amount of bling.
Thea Izzi, Hope Artiste Village, Pawtucket
Rhode Island; theaizzi.com. Alloy Gallery,
125 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, Rhode Island;
alloygallery.com. Haarstick Jewelry;
Duke adored the ocean, and swam
daily in the choppy waters that smack
Rough Point’s coastline. (When her
age finally precluded the activity, she
pumped salt water into a basement-level pool.) This savvy surfer girl look
gets a bump up with Haarstick Jewelry’s Petal earrings, which have marbleized acrylic overlay, and charm cuff
bracelet. Thea Izzi’s dynamic Jupiter ring, made of sterling silver and
22-karat gold bi-metal, mimics Rough
Point’s sweeping landscapes and sea
Haarstick Jewelry, haarstickje welry.com.
Thea Izzi, theaizzi.com.