Today’s Dazzling Chat

Read what Irene Barbieri of Mia Gemma jewelry store has to say about wedding rings and more.

As a pierced-ear virgin (okay, that’s not quite true—I went to Piercing Pagoda in the mall when I was 16 but promptly let the holes close up), I learned something exciting in today’s live chat with jewelry guru Irene Barbieri: Apparently, most jewelry-repair stores can turn any earring into a clip. I’m noting that for my (eventual) wedding . . . but if yours is approaching, you should check out Irene’s other advice on everything from the best necklace style for strapless dresses to colored gemstones in engagement rings. Diamonds aren’t always a girl’s best friend, it seems.

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