The Silver (or Mixed Metal) Lining

The Silver (or Mixed Metal) Lining

April 01, 2020

We can’t thank you enough for all your support of CMD the past few weeks. We feel grateful we can keep doing what we do, even if that means that we work at a limited capacity during the quarantine. The SF Shop and NY Studio [...]
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Fuel For Your Fire

Fuel For Your Fire

March 05, 2020

It’s funny that after all these years, I still get an excited nervousness right before I release a new collection. Even with plenty of avid CMD supporters by my side, there's still some anxiety and emotion that rises to the surface of it all. Over the years though, my confidence and design skills have definitely improved, and it’s taken a lot [...]
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Effortless. Elegant. Everyday.

Effortless. Elegant. Everyday.

October 15, 2019

People want simple pieces that they could wear every day. They don’t have to think about what outfit it goes with… it just works. It's a piece that becomes an essential part of their wardrobe, and a signature part of their unique style. Personally, I like to make a subtle statement in all that I do. 

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In My White T

In My White T

April 08, 2019

I love layering long sweaters or button ups with a cuffed sleeve... pair that with a sleek pair of denim or some nicely fitted black slacks and voila! A look that never gets old. And for jewelry... throw on a long necklace over the tee for just a pop of drama.
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Happy International Women’s Day!

Happy International Women’s Day!

March 08, 2019

Happy happy International Women’s Day. I’m so, so proud to be a female owned and operated small business! For those of you who don’t already know, I currently have an incredible all-women bi-coastal team and I don’t know what I’d do without them. 

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2019

Valentine’s Day is a bit of a Hallmark Holiday, but I don’t think it has to be. I think it’s just a great day as any to show up and express your love – for the people you care for and for yourself. Whether you’re married, in a relationship or single, love and self-love should always come first. 

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There’s a revamp coming!

There’s a revamp coming!

January 17, 2019

Part of our main focuses for 2019 is a brand re-design with YOU, our customer, in mind. We want to better show the flavor that each person’s individual style brings to the brand and the jewelry. I’m so gosh darn excited to show you everything that we’ve been working on behind the scenes.

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All about the layers

All about the layers

October 25, 2018

Layering jewelry is my favorite way to put my favorite baubles and sparkly things on display and shake things up. Stacking isn’t just for rings, either. You can create your perfect arm or ear stack, or a cascading necklace effect. The trick is getting the right pieces in place.

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How I Got Here

How I Got Here

September 10, 2018

It took years of trial and error, but I stuck with it and always believed that if I worked hard, I could make anything happen. Starting a business takes at 26 take a lot of courage and perseverance, but I knew that living my life as a creative is what I was put on this planet to do.

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Stack Until You Can't Bend

Stack Until You Can't Bend

July 24, 2018

Now, every person is different, and that’s a wonderful thing. Some prefer dainty. However, I prefer stacks. This is why you can find so many stack ring options at CMD. We even have a ring bar at the showroom, where you can create your own stack and really express your own sense of style.

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Go FORTH… Expansion!

Go FORTH… Expansion!

July 10, 2018

Sometimes, you don’t realize where the gaps are until you see what people gravitate towards and what seems to be almost lacking in a collection. This gives me a really good sense of where to start, and what pieces I should be focusing on. A great coach of mine advises me to “listen to what they want; give them what they need.”
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This Creative Life

This Creative Life

July 06, 2018

I often get asked what my favorite part of being a designer is. For me, it’s surely the creative design process – the part where I sit down, put pen to paper, and sketch and sketch and sketch. When I’m in the studio by myself, there’s something about the quiet that allows my brain to flick on… well, on a good day anyway.

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