Glittering 'Rock Candy' From Connecticut Jewelry Designer Holly Shannon

12/23/13

Glittering 'Rock Candy' From Connecticut Jewelry Designer Holly Shannon

he arranges different brightly colored gemstones, like emeralds and pink tourmaline, on delicate silver or gold chains. The close positioning of each stone causes it to jut out at different angles, which causes the grouping to look like a piece of rock candy.

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Calling All Those in a Panic: Last Minute Gift Ideas from Connecticut Shops

12/23/13

Calling All Those in a Panic: Last Minute Gift Ideas from Connecticut Shops

You're up against THE deadline, and still don't have a gift for . . . Before you throw your hands up in despair, consider these items—or something a lot like them.

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Katie Couric, Vogue Paris Like Connecticut Jewelry From Évocateur

12/13/13

Katie Couric, Vogue Paris Like Connecticut Jewelry From Évocateur

"Each piece conjures a story that’s yours to tell … tales of ancient times and memories of favorite places … the magic of new love … the glimmer of dreams just begun.”

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Holiday Gifts from a 3D Printer: MakerBot's New Greenwich Store Lets Santas Be Cutting-Edge

12/10/13

Holiday Gifts from a 3D Printer: MakerBot's New Greenwich Store Lets Santas Be Cutting-Edge

The new stores showcase MakerBot’s innovative 3D printers and scanners, while also featuring the MakerBot 3D Photo Booth, workshops and unique 3D “printed goodies perfect for stuffing your stockings.”

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In Essex, One of Connecticut's Best Holiday House Tours Offers Glimpse of Shoreline Style

12/06/13

In Essex, One of Connecticut's Best Holiday House Tours Offers Glimpse of Shoreline Style

The 12th biennial house tour Saturday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., begins at the Essex Town Hall, 29 West Ave. Most of the tour’s gracious holiday homes date back to the 19th century and have seen renovations over the years to enhance, expand or modernize the structures to fit the needs of their 21st century inhabitants.

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