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Designs by Alina:  Handcrafted jewelry fabricated with gold, pave diamonds, and choice pearls for the sophisticated modern-classic woman. Beauty and inspiration forever entwined. Lifestyle blog on design, travel, fashion, family.

Stylish or Safe?


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Blog, Travel, family, interior design, jewelry design and fashion.



Stylish or Safe?

Alina de Albergaria

Just as I am passionate about jewelry, I am passionate about our home. My husband and I are neither collectors nor minimalists, and while we like clean lines, we have opted for a contemporary classic style, one which tells a story about where we have been and where we are headed. 

That said, if we were to ever entertain the idea of introducing a collection of sorts, it would likely incorporate the concept of bringing together the perfect and the imperfect (there I go again with the “p” word).

While visiting my brother in Barcelona, our family went to a restaurant called Origens which serves ecologically friendly Catalan food. The décor was basic, the atmosphere casual, and if it weren't for a detail that caught my eye, you would not be reading this post.

While there was nothing remarkable about the bottles themselves, I think the Origins design team did a great job with what could have otherwise been just another bottle collection.

Below are a couple of examples of how I like to weave the "odd one out" concept into some of my designs.