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  • | Susanne Johnson

    Summer is Coming - New Trends in Straw Bags

    We love summer bags. Not only are they made from natural material, they are great to bring to the pool, the beach, running around town, or to the farmer's market.  There are so many great looks this year. We noticed a big focus on natural colored straw, raffia, and wicker. There are also lots of ... View Post
  • | Susanne Johnson

    What makes a good bag? Thoughts from a handbag enthusiast.

    After many years of selling bags and buying bags for personal use, I have learned to identify key features that indicate a quality bag. How do you know whether a bag will last? How do you know if you are paying a fair price? We look at some easy to spot characteristics.

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  • | Susanne Johnson

    The Search For Gemstone Jewelry

    Our search for quality gemstone jewelry takes us to the Tucson Gem Show in Arizona. It is very much a global event with many exhibitors arriving from Europe, Asia, South America, and Australia. We hand pick the gemstones that are used in Verbena Sky brand jewelry. Natural turquoise pendants, shimmering labradorite necklaces, and blue topaz earrings have arrived. View Post