Happy New Year!

New York City is sparkling with welcome for the new year. An exhibition at the MET showcases the artwork of the famously private and eccentric jeweler JAR who ironically uses more than glass in his one-of-a-kind pieces. Sapphires, fire opals, rubies, amethyst, diamonds, gold …. it is a treasure trove of precious stones that have caused some controversy for the curators but which nevertheless contribute to an extraordinary display. It is gaudy and gorgeous at the same time – a bit like new year’s eve celebrations can be – and who can resist a little sparkle? Not even the freezing cold could keep me from venturing up to our roof for the flashing colours welcoming in 2014. This year is going to be a beauty – let’s see what we can do with it…!

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8 Responses to Happy New Year!

  1. Dallas Colley says:

    What’s not to love about sparkling gems and glittering skyworks, the view from your roof top fabulous thank you

  2. Katherine Woolsey says:

    HAPPY NEW YEAR to you…Looking forward to reading /listening to your adventures thru 2014…

  3. Happy New Year Gabrielle ~ thank you so much for bringing us your touch of New York.

  4. Tony in Perth says:

    Magic jewellery and the Empire State all lit up, could only be the Big Apple! Nice to hear you on ABC Radio Gabrielle, have a great 2014 there.

  5. Stephen says:

    Enjoyed listening to you on ABC prior to Christmas and gaining an insight into everyday life during the Christmas Season in NYC. Enjoying the blog. Have a great 2014!

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