Housewives love jewelry-- Marcia
Cross recently picked up the
Delicate Raymond Grande
Circle necklace and ordered a custom-engraved Franc necklace with her
Cross isn't the only Hollywood actress captivated by the
Nicole Richie, Paris
Hilton, Blythe Danner, Ashley Tisdale,
Sophia Bush, and
Elisha Cuthbert are just a few that own the charming
necklaces made of 14kt gold and silver.
Delicate Raymond necklaces
contain vintage shells, reworked vintage jewelry, pearls, coral,
turquoise, and hand-faceted semi-precious stones. As of September 2006,
www.delicateraymond.com is open for online
shoppers to buy necklaces owned by their favorite stars.
designer Michelle Zimmerman draws from many varied inspirations.
California beaches. Sea creatures. Nature. 1920s vintage. Bohemia.
whimsical and childlike.
Photographs of her grandmother in
London from the
60s. Motorcycles. Modernism. Rock n roll. Paris.
Surrounded by artists growing up, it's no surprise Michelle followed in
her hippie mother's footsteps to become a jewelry designer. Her uncle
was a watercolor artist whose travel paintings inspired Michelle to live
in exotic locales including Casablanca and Paris.
Delicate Raymond is named for
her grandfather Raymond, a noted Pacific Northwest lapidary artist &
gemologist. Michelle observed him grind and polish stones while
recounting stories of his rock digs across the United States and the
meanings behind each stone.
Michelle plans to
expand Delicate Raymond to
include gemstone encrusted footwear, as well as launch her mens & silver
can be found at Intuition
in LA and Charlotte Ronson
in New York City, as well as for purchase online at