Thank you so much for your interest! Rebecca is unable to take on new work at this time due to her impending maternity leave. She hopes to work with you in the future!
Thank you so much for your interest! Rebecca is unable to take on new work at this time due to her impending maternity leave. She hopes to work with you in the future!
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Rebecca Zemans Jewelry Blog — Jewelry Update

Store Stories - Embellish

Embellish was one of the first stores to carry my jewelry and has been one of my most exciting collaborations. We started our businesses around the same time and it's so exciting for me to part of what has become a fixture of the neighborhood. The space is warm and inviting and Barb is so awesome that I just want to stay there for hours to chat. The story with this fabulous boutique in the North Center neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois, started through a mutual friend, who told Barb Skupien, the owner of Embellish, about my jewelry. Barb then took a...

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Travel Treasures: Paris, France

A few weeks ago, I visited Paris for the first time. People always talk about how amazing Paris is, and honestly I didn't believe them until I went. What an incredible city! I had no idea there was a place where craftsmanship and beauty are important to everything from the bread to the subway stations. Ernest Hemingway once said, "I've looked far and wide but never have I found a cure for Paris." After visiting, I understand what he means. It's hard to go back to reality after visiting such a magical place. Carrying on the tradition of adornment and...

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Diamond - Stone of the Month

The birthstone of the month of April is the diamond. The diamond is surrounded by many different stories, most of which involve eternal love and wealth. The ancient Hindus gave the diamond the name "Vajra" (which means lightening), because of the way it reflects light and its extreme hardness. Unlike the Hindus the ancient Greeks believed that the fire of a diamond reflected the flame of everlasting love. The Archduke Maximilian of Austria agreed with them and in 1477, he gave a diamond ring to his fiancee, Mary of Burgundy, which is when the tradition of proposing with a diamond...

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April Featured Artist Lillstreet Gallery

Just as I catch my breath from the excitement of winter to enjoy this incredible spring weather, I wanted to let you know that I will be the featured jewelry artist at Lillstreet Gallery in April. Lillstreet Art Center, located in Chicago's historic Ravenswood Industrial Corridor at 4401 N. Ravenswood, is a large art facility that offers art classes ranging from Ceramics to Digital Photography. They also have about 30 studios of working artists on the 2nd and 3rd floors of which I am one, so I'm quite enthused to be the featured jewelry in their newly renovated gallery on...

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Evanston Pop Up Art Show

More exciting news...The Pop Up Art Show in which I have been participating has been extended until March 3rd! This is the third show of it's kind put on by well-known gallerist Joy Horwich and her daughters at 1627 Chicago Avenue in Evanston. You can read more about it from the Chicago Tribune article here.   The show is open to the public every day from 10am - 6pm, so make sure to stop by and take a look at all the beautiful fine art. There is a broad range of work from jewelry to paintings to pottery. I'm honored to be in a gallery...

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