New Orleans jewelry designer Anne Dale announces the upcoming remodeling diamond showroom of the Mandeville jewelry stores which will include expanding the diamond bridal engagement ring selection by three times the current size, … “diamond engagement and bridal ring business has exploded in large part from social media but also by word-of-mouth.
Local artisan, gemologist and jeweler Anne Dale discovered a new gemstone that will be used as part of the official jewelry commemorating Louisiana’s bicentennial this year. A brown pelican with a LaPearlite belly was selected to represent the state for the bicentennial, and members of the bicentennial committee will each have a lapel pin.
EWTN New Orleans, famous for its celebration of Mardi Gras just before Ash Wednesday, has another Catholic tradition that falls during Lent. The “Saint Joseph altar,” originally a custom of Italian families and parishes, has become woven into the culture of the American south.