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24 February 2009

It was here where I declared my love for jewelry brand Korcula. And when I found out that Korcula’s designer, the ever lovely and incredibly talented Lindley knew of this humble little blog of mine, I was overjoyed! After a few e-mails back and forth, it was quite easy to see that she really is the loveliest person. I am quite certain that a combination of a warm personality along with impeccable taste & talent will bring Korcula far!

Without further a due, I bring you Korcula’s Spring Collection, on sale now.

Korcula's spring accessories fabric swatch; oh-so-fabulous exotics are drool-worthy!

I am quite excited that Korcula expanded beyond jewelry; the Spring Collection now has a collection of fabulous clutches and little purses perfect for evening wear. Made out of exotics, the bags truly stay true to the Mediterranean, exotic mysteriousness of its jewelry. My particular favorite is the Skye Clutch: a stingray skin clutch with an optional twenty-five inch long strap that can be pulled out or tucked in. The shape is so simple yet classic, the structure defined yet rounded for smooth sophistication. The little dots on the skin itself is just the perfect amount of detail and interest, with the spine as a sort of ornamentation. Oh, what I would give to own the Skye so I could pair it with my newly bought LBD. The fact that it is made special to order only adds to my need for the clutch. Oh, the closest & farthest away I will ever be from couture.

I make absolutely no sense when the rest of my mind is dreaming of the darling little bag.


I adore the mysteriousness of Korcula's designs. Somehow, the pattern of the stingray skin, with that white spine, reminds me of the universe. An abyss of mystery, of beauty; of light, and of darkness.

Another gorgeous piece, this time from the jewelry collection for spring, is the “Laura” ring in rose gold. I shall never tire of large rings, especially when such large rings seem almost ethereal in a lattice shape. Yes, rose gold may seem impractical in that the color is harder to match, but the metal is just too beautiful to turn down. In my mind I see it accessorizing this soft, creamy off-the-shoulder blouse in chiffon for a bit of a Grecian feel. Paired with a slim pear of light-medium wash denim and strappy sandals, it is perfection. 


And of course, the Signature Korcula Necklace, which I will forevermore be in love with.


La C.

P.S.: Thank you to Sharon-Rose for also awarding me with the “Unique & Chic” award! =]

52 Comments leave one →
  1. 24 February 2009 10:50 pm

    I am loooving that ring! This jewelry is unique and beautiful.
    Absolutely lovely, La C!

  2. 24 February 2009 10:55 pm

    I looove that ring! def a standout piece.

  3. 24 February 2009 10:58 pm

    While I don’t care for yellow gold, I do love white gold and rose gold 😉 Beautiful ring! I also love platinum, too.

  4. 24 February 2009 11:05 pm

    Phyrra: Those are my favorite metals too! Along with silver, of course! =]

    La C.

  5. 24 February 2009 11:13 pm

    Wow! That stingray/shagreen clutch is just gorgeous! As is that rose gold ring…

  6. thebaglady permalink
    24 February 2009 11:20 pm

    Why must you write about everything so beautifully? It makes me forget about my budget & want to buy things right away.

    I hope I won’t be rude if I ask this: do you get paid/given goodies to write reviews on products/brands/designers? Because I think you should. ‘Cus on this sweet little blog of yours you write about an awful lot of things in the most AMAZING way that makes everyone want to buy it. And I think that was a safe generalization; I think a great majority, if not all, of your readers would agree on that.

    • 24 February 2009 11:25 pm

      The Bag Lady: Haha – you are so sweet! And not rude at all! No, I don’t get paid or given samples to write reviews on things. I simply blog for me – not because of monetary incentives. I mean, it would be lovely to get something occasionally ;] – but I simply write about what I love at the moment, in the hopes that perhaps you as well as my other readers will share & understand my current obsessions. My job isn’t to sell or persuade you to buy something (maybe convert from “x” designer to “x” designer, lol) – I’m just a blogerette. =]

  7. Michelle permalink
    24 February 2009 11:22 pm

    i am in love with stingray. everytime i pass it at the leather store i can’t help but reach out wanting to touch it.

    p.s. i’m sure you just made at least 10 people invest in korcula’s designs.

  8. 24 February 2009 11:32 pm

    I love that ring, soo pretty!

  9. 24 February 2009 11:32 pm

    i’m so crazy about that ring
    and i didn’t know they expanded! wonderful!
    and what’s not to love about you darling? haha

  10. 24 February 2009 11:55 pm

    I love rose gold and this ring is just so exquisite!

  11. 25 February 2009 12:20 am

    Gorgeous ring and clutch! You always pick such elegant pieces, La C.

  12. 25 February 2009 12:58 am

    I am in love with that ring. I’ve always loved rose gold and that design is just so pretty. It is on my list to buy the second I get back from my trip.

  13. 25 February 2009 4:00 am

    Gorgeous ring! Thanks for sharing..

  14. 25 February 2009 7:16 am

    that ring is stunning! and beautiful Clutch too!


  15. rossovelvet permalink
    25 February 2009 7:43 am

    Really really nice… !

  16. 25 February 2009 7:53 am

    those little swatches of fabric look so cheery! so awesome that u were able to converse with the person behind ur fav jewelry..

  17. 25 February 2009 10:07 am

    So beautiful! I wish I had enough money to get the signature necklace<3 So simple and beautiful~

  18. 25 February 2009 10:29 am

    That clutch is truly beautiful. Love it.

  19. 25 February 2009 11:23 am

    Hi there-I can see why you love these, how gorgeous indeed! You’re soo welcome for the award, much deserved!!

  20. 25 February 2009 11:47 am

    i was just introduced to rose gold the other day.. i LOVE it.. that ring is gorgeous.

  21. 25 February 2009 12:33 pm

    Adorable ring! Mmmmmm. I totally fall in love it. 😀

    xoxo: Janet

  22. 25 February 2009 1:06 pm

    In Love with the ring & the clutch–too cute!!! xoxo

  23. 25 February 2009 2:14 pm

    Fabulous review! Love that bracelet!


  24. 25 February 2009 2:51 pm


    the island Korčula is in Croatia (Mediterranean coast) and it’s beautiful!

  25. 25 February 2009 4:26 pm

    I love the ring, never seen something like it <3.

  26. 25 February 2009 4:51 pm

    I love finding about new jewelry designers. I’m an aspiring one, btw :).

    I love the Laura ring.. & their signature necklace is to die for.

    – Jei

  27. 25 February 2009 5:06 pm

    I know I really wish my fantasy dinner wasn’t a fantasy!

    Lovely jewelry, I can never resist a good piece of jewelry!


  28. 25 February 2009 5:48 pm

    i spent one of my summer vocations on island of korcula. great name for your line. great place_great work.

  29. 25 February 2009 5:55 pm

    i so adore this post!
    i love lvoe the fabric swatch

  30. 25 February 2009 6:11 pm

    Love the clutch–so unique!

  31. 25 February 2009 7:43 pm

    Stunning ring! x

  32. 25 February 2009 9:11 pm

    how gorgeous is that clutch?

  33. 25 February 2009 9:12 pm

    I could use a good clutch it was just add an instant elegance to my wardrobe.

  34. 26 February 2009 12:22 am

    The attention to detail is amazing! Thanks for the heads up =)

  35. 26 February 2009 2:28 am

    wow, the clutch is really awesome, i would love to dote that around with a beautiful cocktail dress and i am definitely buying that ring, it’s on sale!!

  36. 26 February 2009 2:39 am

    I love the ring 🙂

  37. 26 February 2009 4:03 am

    Such a cool ring and such an excellent post as always! 😀

  38. 26 February 2009 11:35 am

    Oh wow, LOVE the ring, and it shares a name with me!

  39. 26 February 2009 1:22 pm

    Oh, what a fickle web we weave. Wasn’t it you, who wanted another bag so bad that I advised you to hock your jewelry and go for it? Ah, so much to covet, and not enough dough. Personally, I love the ring in this post, amongst other things.

    I’m a hypocrite, I know. mwahhhh! xo

  40. 26 February 2009 4:21 pm

    I’ll take the Laura Ring, please. I have an infatuation with rose gold.

  41. 26 February 2009 4:40 pm

    That ring is totally my style


  42. kristine permalink
    26 February 2009 6:59 pm

    so gorgeous! i was just being bored & read the comments. i totes agree with thebaglady.

    you have this way with words!

  43. 26 February 2009 8:11 pm

    Oh my goodness!! I looove her necklaces~ 😀
    The ring is super rad too~

    Have a super day!
    E> An

    [p.s. I tagged you! ;P]

  44. 26 February 2009 9:27 pm

    I love the ring and the bag! It’s simply glam:)

  45. 26 February 2009 10:58 pm

    Hey LC! That rose gold ring is sooo beautiful! I must look for rose gold jewelry and other things in that colour immediately.

    Thanks so much for the lovely comment on my bday post! I really appreciate it 🙂

    Also, just to let you know, I’m having a contest on my blog and the prize is a Rachel Leigh Sex and the City-inspired studded belt. I hope you’ll check it out!

  46. 27 February 2009 12:38 am

    I’m drooling over that ring….

  47. 27 February 2009 3:12 am

    I wish rings fit my teensy fingers. There are so many fun ones out there that just will never fit me!

  48. Lindsay permalink
    27 February 2009 12:54 pm

    I love Korcula!!! I own the signature Korcula necklace and it’s a staple to my everyday wear…don’t go any where without it. NOw I’m saving up for a pair of the LC earrings…love them!!!

  49. 1 March 2009 9:41 am

    the skye clutch was named after me:) it’s even better in person.


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