puppies adoptable
puppies adoptable
puppies adoptable
puppies adoptable
puppies adoptable
puppies adoptable
puppies adoptable
puppies adoptable
puppies adoptable
puppies adoptable
puppies adoptable
puppies adoptable
puppies adoptable
puppies adoptable
puppies adoptable
puppies adoptable
puppies adoptable
puppies adoptable
puppies adoptable
puppies adoptable
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
puppies
Mar 17, 2014

Buddha Mama Jewelry

Buddha MamaBuddha Mama is a jewelry line that is more than originally meets the eye.  Each of Nancy Badia’s beautiful pieces embodies a positive lifestyle. Besides creating exquisite fine jewelry pieces, Badia, the jewelry line’s founder & designer instills Buddhist values and intricacies to each of her jewelry “babies.” Each piece has her blessing with a bespoke design or symbolic meaning behind it.  To reflect her philanthropic side, a portion of Buddha Mama’s sales are donated to Kristi House and Zen Village.

I learned all about this great line at their NYC Press Preview at the Peninsula Hotel.  Nancy’s daughter, Dakota, has caught the Buddha Mama “bug” as she has started to design as well.  Both members of the mother/daughter duo are creating beautiful pieces of fine jewelry, and I could not believe the detail within each treasure.

With Nancy, & Dakota from Buddha Mama

With Nancy, & Dakota from Buddha Mama

I ogled as I tried on this high-carat rose gold-netted hand bracelet, as well as necklaces and bracelets embellished with Buddhist symbols.

In the photo below, Dakota is showing off some serious Buddha bling.  Here she is holding a yellow gold rosary-like necklace with a diamond encrusted Buddha at the end (note- check out her awesome skull ring with gold teeth- that is one of her own designs for the Buddha Mama collection).

Each of Buddha Mama’s pieces features a level of detail that could only truly be appreciated up close.  Every bead used in her work typically features an intricate design, which is usually the Dharma-wheel, Mandala, or Buddha.  These symbols are seen quite frequently thoughout the entire collection.

It is known in the industry that the best and most obvious way to judge the quality of a jewelry line is to see if it is just as beautiful on the backside as it is on its front.

Here is the front of a Buddha Mama bracelet:

And here is the same bracelet flipped over.

This quality of craftmanship was demonstrated throughout the entire collection as Nancy & Dakota pride themselves on creating jewelry with “striking jewelry design and purpose.”

By using a select few Buddhist symbols throughout the entire collection, Buddha Mama has some great pieces for layering and mixing together. 

Lastly, I was also hooked on this rose gold double-ring set.

This post was brought to you in collaboration with LoveGoldLOVEGOLD_LOGO_150w-lockup[1]

2 Comments

Leave a comment

The Goldgirl


Lauren Kaminsky- aka The Gold Girl is a young entrepreneur in Manhattan. Working in her father's pawnshop is anything but ordinary and each day leads to something new. Passionate about the gold items that come her way, Lauren shares them and her daily excursions with us on this blog.

Subscribe