New York–You’ll never look at your jewelry collection the same way again after reading the charming memoir My Charmed Life, Rocky Romances, Precious Family Connections and Searching for a Band of Gold, by jewelry writer/designer/consultant and former Accessories Magazine fashion director Beth Bernstein.
The witty paperback chronicles Bernstein’s colorful life as told through her jewelry keepsakes—from her deceased mother’s diamond “engagement watch” to a faux tiara crafted by her niece to the claddagh ring from a former Irish boyfriend.
And during the roller coaster of transient loves, laughs and heartbreak, all the jewelry remains by Bernstein’s side to this day, each piece with its own tale to tell.
“All of the precious keepsakes in my jewelry box reveal part of my history: not just material possessions but sparkling memories that link together the family, friends and romances that inspired me to write my first book and continue to be the real gems of my life,” says Bernstein. “I hope that My Charmed Life will appeal to all women who have fallen in love, felt loss, learned to start over again and have been transformed by the enchanting power of jewelry.”
The author is also holding readings from My Charmed Life at jewelry stores, where she will be selling her books and offering styling and jewelry advice. Some stores will also hold raffles for items of jewelry.
Select jeweler upcoming events include:
> Fragments, Soho, July 11; 5:30pm
> Aaron Faber Gallery, New York, July 17; 6pm
> Greenwich Jewelers, New York, July 25; 6pm
> Ivana Trump Fine Jewelry, New York, July 26; 6pm
For more information plus a schedule of readings and events, go to www.beth-bernstein.com
To purchase the book, click here.