Sleek Peek: Local Jewelry From BD'angelo is Understated, Yet Edgy

, From top left: 18K gold vermeil cuff with chain, $216. Balance Collection 14K gold vermeil pendant necklace, price upon request. Lost Boys 18K gold vermeil skull earrings, $136. Balance Collection 14K gold vermeil ring, price upon request. Photos: David Croxford

 

One glance around Marissa Beatrice’s Mililani studio and it’s clear, this isn’t some hobbyist’s play area. The B.D’angelo designer is the real deal. Her dedication to great craftsmanship is evidenced in both her massive tool collection, a dizzying array of pliers, hammers, blades and shapers that cover her work table and fill the drawers beneath it, and the serious pieces of machinery scattered about the cozy, 10-by-12-foot room. In one corner sits an industrial-size acetylene tank used for soldering. In another, the 50-pound beast of a polisher that Beatrice brought back from California. “It was too heavy to ship at a decent price, so I bought it a plane ticket and hand-carried it home,” she says.

Fire, explosions destroy shed at Winchester farm

  1. READINGTON TWP. — Firefighters from multiple companies were dispatched to a house on Foothill Road on an unconfirmed report of an acetylene tank burning in the residence. Map Readington fire scene 3-24-15 Here's the fire scene. (Google Maps).
  2. “There was a 100-pound LP (liquefied petroleum) gas cylinder in there that did explode, and there was also an acetylene tank that exploded,” Clayton-Winchester Fire Chief Scott Rieckmann said. “Our biggest concern was getting that cooled down before we 
  3. After searching the car, agents found smoke bombs, Molotov cocktails, fuses and other weapons, suggesting that this attack could have been much worse. "We also found three tanks in the trunk of the car -- an acetylene tank, a freon tank and an oxygen

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