Memories

How amazing it is to have loved ones that have been there, done that. Seen it all and then some? I love so much the spirited women in my life that paved an imperfect path so that I can be...
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My grandma Lilly was perfectly imperfect and carried a world of layers and stories, which I never truly had an opportunity to uncover. Through stories, I’ve learned that she was a force— one that loved against all odds. I designed the Lilly ring in her honor, because I remember what she represented, acceptance, deep respect, and fearlessness. My mom wore a ring everyday that was passed down by her mother, Lilly. I remember always wanting to wear that beautiful gold ring with a bold red garnet stone. Today, I realize we collect items often because we are attached to the memorialization of a specific person, place, or time even before the aesthetic. The Lily ring I’ve designed is a tale of endearment for my mom, and thus her mom. Anyone who chooses to make their own, or purchase a particular color is providing new life to this stylish display of affection.

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Creative beings are so very delicate, but we strive to bring beauty to the world whenever possible. We are all very strained in this world, so we came up with a list of "Must Do's" in order to navigate, positively.
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Poem: Salt by Nayyirah Waheed FAMILY. Had I knew how to express myself, I would’ve written this ten years ago. Over time, it gets easier to ignore the past and go on forgetting as life becomes more complex and the...
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