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Designs by Alina: Hand-forged gold, pave diamonds, choice pearls and leather jewelry. Necklaces, bracelets and earrings inspired by life's little luxuries. Modern classic jewelry for the sophisticated woman. Lifestyle blog including design, travel, fashion, family.

Opposites Attract

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A few musings from my travels and experiences that inspire me as well as what's new for Designs by Alina.

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Opposites Attract

Bernardo de Albergaria

Unconventional mixes never cease to captivate me and while I embrace many styles, I have a penchant for opposite sides of the design spectrum. That proclivity is evidenced by the way our home infuses classic furniture with modern statement pieces that relax the space while continuing to write the story our ancestors penned.

Designs by Alina, Alina de Albergaria, Santa Barbara, Lifestyle, blog, interiors, designs, designer

Similarly, just as I am more likely to don a pair of sexy high heels or understated flats than a mid-heel pump, my jewelry designs, which give an edgy slant to classic diamonds and pearls, offer an array of both bold and minimalist pieces.

Above clockwise from top left: Altazzurra "Sexy Thing cutout suede sandals" in black courtesy of Altazzura, Designs by Alina Lucky 13 diamond and pearl necklace, 3.1 Phillip Lim Devon d'Orsay Flats, courtesy of Barneys, NY. Designs by Alina Diamond Button bracelet.

Designs by Alina, Alina de Albergaria, Pearls, Gifts, Santa Barbara

So whether you feel reticent, bold, or like me, both depending on the day..."Santa Baby, just put a perfect jewel by the tree for me..."