Here’s Your Hopping List of Things to do This Weekend

Find the perfect things to do in Houston Easter weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Friday, March 30 to Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018 Cheer on your favorite golfers during the Houston Open, dress in cosplay at Anime Matsuri 2018, see Robert Ellis in concert, hunt Read More …

Women and Jewelry: Federica Rettore

Italian by birth and culture, Federica Rettore developed an international awareness in design while living some years in U.S.A. during her youth. In 1989, her sculpture “The Fall of Angels” was the only opus to represent the New Liberal Art Academy of Milan at the Liberal Art Read More …

Your Rockin’ List of Things to do This Weekend

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Friday, March 23 to Sunday, March 25, 2018.  Jam out to your favorite bands at In Bloom Music Festival, celebrate German heritage in Tomball, raise funds in a floppy hat at Hats Read More …

Women and Jewelry: Judith Ripka

Award-winning designer Judith Ripka inspires those who appreciate style, design and uncompromising quality. “When a woman is wearing my jewelry, I want her to feel as if she is wrapped in one of life’s luxuries,” states Judith. Taught to see the beauty in all the Read More …

Women and Jewelry: Farah Khan Ali

Farah Khan Ali’s parents Sanjay and Zarine Khan are big on the Bollywood circuit. Her younger sister Suzanne married successful Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan and her brother Zayed is a much drooled-after big screen sex symbol. As a result, Khan Ali’s life is one of Read More …

Spring is Finally Here!

It’s safe to say spring is officially here. The astronomical marker of the season, the vernal equinox, is today, March 20, at 11:15 a.m. CDT. But meteorological spring began weeks ago on March 1. Today’s vernal equinox marks the time when the sun crosses over Read More …

Boots On for the Rodeo and More Things to do This Weekend

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Friday, March 2 to Sunday, March 4, 2018. Take a flower-filled tour through River Oaks, see a Tony Award-winning musical, learn the basics of photography, grow heirloom tomatoes, dance to DJ Read More …

What is Jade?

“Jade” is a cultural term used for a very durable material that has been fashioned into tools, sculptures, jewelry, gemstones, and other objects for over 5,000 years. It was first used to manufacture ax heads, weapons, and tools for scraping and hammering because of its toughness. Read More …

Testing Gold at Home

The term “real gold” in its popular usage does not necessarily imply that a piece of jewelry is made of pure gold. It is usually the case that the gold used in jewelry is mixed with other metals to make the resulting alloy harder and Read More …

The Golden Pagoda: Shwedagon Pagoda

The Schwedgon Pagoda (“Pagoda” meaning stupa) is the holiest Buddhist shrine in Myanmar and according to the legend; it was built about 2,500 years ago. However, archaeologists estimate the time period to be between the 6th and 10th centuries. The site is an iconic landmark Read More …