arcy Lefkowitz, Paula Silver
and Lori Wachler, friends
from Huntington Woods, are
all about embellishing. Their
unique ornamentations are designed to
beautify even the most ordinary of essen-
Like key rings. They personalize the old-
fashioned, oversized ring with charms befit-
ting the recipient. The "I Love Mom" key-
keeper, for example, features dainty silver
charms, including a purse, cell phone, heart, credit card and flower. A miniature
desk, school bus, book, apple and daisy dangle from the "Teacher" key ring.
Other themed rings include the "Graduate," the "Golfer," the "Hair Stylist" and
"Sweet 16." All are enhanced with colorful glass beads and retail for $35.
Need to keep track of your reading glasses? Leflwwitz, Silver and Wachler
also design Eye-Catchers, eyeglass necklaces strung with crystals and sterling
silver beads ($20-$60).
"We're all close friends and were looking for a fun, creative business," says
Silver. "Marcy has a graphic arts background, Lori's into beads and jewelry and
my background is in corporate communications. We put our heads together and
came up with Embellish." What's next? The trio is
developing a line of crystal-embellished chiffon
scarves and beaded decorative evening bags.
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Embellish creations are available at Imelda's Closet,
Birmingham; Sundance Shoes, West Bloomfield; and
About Face Salon, Royal Oak.
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