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Jewelry has become a part of my everyday outfit, no matter what I am wearing or what I am doing. While I don’t recommend wearing jewelry during workouts because your sweat can wear down the gold, I definitely encourage wearing it pre and post workout to add a little glam to your look. This is…

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Because part of buying beautiful jewelry is being able style it with your wardrobe, I wanted to show you guys some of my favorite ways to wear our pieces. When I get dressed, I want to balance style & comfort. While I love to try new things, I always want to feel like me. This…

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Just a few short weeks ago I came back from an amazing trip to Europe where I traveled through Spain and France with some of my closest friends and my fiancé (!). I know a lot of you have summer travel plans and will be heading over seas so I wanted to share some of…

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Katie Dean Jewelry Summer events 2017 We have a fantastic line up of events for this summer and we want to meet YOU there! Come say hello if you’re in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Oakland, Portland, Seattle, NYC or Boston! In the meantime, follow along with us on Instagram and mark your calendars with the event details…

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JEWELRY CARE 101 Here are some tips on how to care for your new jewels to help them stay shiny and bright for a long, happy life! Katie Dean Jewelry is handmade and all our stones have the personal touch of being hand-glued in. The below recommendations are made due to the nature of the jewelry being handmade rather than by…

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{Pictured above:Cactus Stud and Moon Stud} One of the most common things we hear from our customers when it comes to jewelry, specifically earrings, is that they have a skin sensitivity to certain metals. One of the most prevalent metal allergies is nickel. A lot of times nickel allergies become an issue with earrings but depending on the severity, it can be an issue with…

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Part of the fun of creating beautiful jewels is creating relationships with other small businesses, like boutiques that carry our jewelry… Here’s a list of 3 of our faves! Yolk Boutique in Silver Lake: This gem in the middle of one of the coolest LA neighborhoods makes us feel like a kid in a candy…

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Every year when Mother’s Day comes around I reflect on my amazing Mom and the life lessons she’s taught me, as well as how all the great women in my life have helped me to grow and become who I am today. Below are 10 lessons I’ve learned from my Mom, also a Girlboss, Dr. Ann Auburn of The…

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It’s always fun whenever our jewelry is worn on television or movies, so we were so excited to spot KDJ on Fuller House and Modern Family! Click the photos below to shop the jewels!!   XO Katie Dean

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It’s no unknown fact that we LOVE coffee shops. If you don’t already know that just check out our Instagram for proof. We spend a lot of time in the beautiful city of San Francisco and have explored many amazing local spots there. Thank goodness, SF loves good coffee and they have a knack for creating beautiful spaces…

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