KiraKira is the brainchild of Suz Somersall, founder of a successful jewelry company that carries her name. In teaching herself how to 3D print jewelry designs for the company, Suz saw an opportunity in teaching other girls how to design and "print" their own jewelry.
At GLAM4GOOD, we search for stylish brands that truly empower the human condition. It's now the trend for fashion companies to claim they're making a difference somehow, but when GLAM4GOOD takes a closer look, all we find is false marketing. With MADE, it's different.
She is a successful and talented jewelry designer. She is charitable. And, did I mention the smoking hot part? Well, after I talked to her I also learned that she is very smart, an extremely hard worker, passionate about giving back, grounded.
The neighborhood across the Arno River is called the Oltrarno. Hidden from the tourist centric cafés and crowded piazzas of the city's center, this bohemian, off the beaten path neighborhood is home to sculptors, bookbinders and metalworkers.
So the next time you look at that errant chair or another household item and think "Craigslist," hold on. Take a moment to do a mental audit of your friends' homes, then offer it to someone for what it is: something you think they might like.
"No pressure, no diamonds," as the saying goes. Whether the degree of pressure results in diamonds large or small, all are precious to the wearer. This is a story of the pressure exerted by the two diamonds that have meant the most to me.
Should the taut beauty, Elisabetta Canalis, meet an early check out in the Dancing With the Stars competition, there are four other noteworthy Sardinian exports that deserve a place in the American collective.