One Gem of a Jewelry Sale

Ten Thousand Villages is a great spot for unique jewelry and home goods. Founded in 1946, Ten Thousand Villages is one of the world’s largest fair trade organizations. The company offers handmade personal accessories, home décor, jewelry, and other goods representing the diverse cultures of Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East.

From now until May 9, Ten Thousand Villages is holding its One Gem of a Jewelry Sale where shoppers can expect to get 25 percent off selected merchandise. Here are some of my favorite picks from the sale.

Stacked Brass Necklace, from Bombolulu Workshop in Kenya, $24

Capiz Circles Necklace, from Saffy Handicrafts in the Philippines, $18

Pounded Brass Earrings, from Bombolulu Workshops, $16

Ceramic Disk Necklace, from Jacaranda Workshop in Kenya, $38

Double Hoop Brass Earrings, from Bombolulu Workshops in Kenya, $18

April Showers Bring May Flowers

Ever since I saw Vanessa Hudgens in that Myne mini last year, I’ve been obsessed with flirty, floral prints. Needless to say, I am ecstatic that we are seeing their return this spring. A floral mini is a versatile piece that can take you from day to night and will stick with us into the steamy summer months. And the best part? There are a ton of affordable options! All of these are under $75.00.

Floral Minis

Floral minis:

1. Tall Ditsy Bubble Skirt  — topshop.com, $70

2. Floral Printed Mini Skirt – misselfridge.com, $46

3. Heart Flower Printed Skirt – misselfridge.com, $45

4. Kallie Floral Skirt – alloy.com, $40

5. Floral Mini Skirt – wetseal.com, $14