We are often asked to participate in collaborative wedding photo shoots. Creepy halloween shoots? Notsomuch It was great fun to select pieces for this theme and eye-opening to see just how versatile these well-designed styles are! Big thanks to totally talented photographer Meredith Washburn and perfectly poised model Morgan Dunn for including us!
Kudos to @heatherstonemakeup (makeup), @adorebridal (gown), and Salon Renaissance (hair) for bringing it!
In the greenest of our valleys By good angels tenanted, Once a fair and stately palace— Radiant palace—reared its head. In the monarch Thought’s dominion, It stood there! Never seraph spread a pinion Over fabric half so fair!
HERA sterling silver 40″ layering necklace (FAPE08413) – $355
Banners yellow, glorious, golden, On its roof did float and flow (This—all this—was in the olden Time long ago) And every gentle air that dallied, In that sweet day, Along the ramparts plumed and pallid, A wingèd odor went away.
PANDORA sterling silver Enchanted Tassel Earrings (PDER04630) – $150
Wanderers in that happy valley, Through two luminous windows, saw Spirits moving musically To a lute’s well-tunèd law, Round about a throne where, sitting, Porphyrogene! In state his glory well befitting, The ruler of the realm was seen.
Les Georgettes 40mm “Arcade” bracelet (FABR20107) – $96 with 40mm black/white leather insert (FAOM02767) – $23
And all with pearl and ruby glowing Was the fair palace door, Through which came flowing, flowing, flowing And sparkling evermore, A troop of Echoes, whose sweet duty Was but to sing, In voices of surpassing beauty, The wit and wisdom of their king.
14k white gold and diamond moon necklace from our “To the Moon and Back” Collection (1DIPE54296) – $310
But evil things, in robes of sorrow, Assailed the monarch’s high estate; (Ah, let us mourn!—for never morrow Shall dawn upon him, desolate!) And round about his home the glory That blushed and bloomed Is but a dim-remembered story Of the old time entombed.
14 k white gold and diamond inverted moon from our “To the Moon and Back” Collection (1DIPE54544) – $560
HERA Demir Collection sterling silver cross necklace with black spinel (FAPE13102) – $550
And travellers, now, within that valley, Through the red-litten windows see Vast forms that move fantastically To a discordant melody; While, like a ghastly rapid river, Through the pale door A hideous throng rush out forever, And laugh—but smile no more. -The Haunted Place by Edgar Allan Poe
HERA Sterling Silver ring with marquise shaped clear “Mist” hematite gemstone in center surrounded by black spinels (FARG06610) – $650
Stacking bands by Henri Daussi, from left: BWBDI20248 – $1,100, BWBDI20016 – $770, BWBDI20321 – $990
THE LIGHT SHINES IN THE DARKNESS, AND THE DARKNESS HAS NOT OVERCOME IT.