Author Archives: Kathy Flood

Collectors drawn to enamel jewelry

Metals may excite, bling may thrill, but enameling makes jewelry as aesthetically delicious as icing on a cake. To carry that metaphor further, collectors are currently eating up mid-century enamels by, for example, Kay Denning and Andre Bazot, known for their trademark raised frit cookies.

In the Loupe: Making friends of our faux pas

Mistakes are nature’s way of telling us we aren’t as smart as we think we are. Every comeuppance we’re forced to endure teaches us a valuable if sometimes expensive lesson. But compared with college, an education in the practical school of buying, collecting and reselling is a bargain.