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.

Firefighters extinguish acetylene tank fire at Route 106 construction site in ...

  1. The Albuquerque Fire Department responded to a slow-leaking acetylene tank on Central Avenue just west of Wyoming on Monday. The tank valve broke and caused a leak. AFD says while the incident was intially reported as an explosion, the tank did not 
  2. MANSFIELD — Route 106 between Route 140 and Copeland Drive was shut down for about an hour Monday afternoon after an acetylene tank fire at a construction site. Firefighters responded to the site of the Advanced Auto Parts store under construction at 
  3. The Sun Chronicle reports that the fire occurred at an Advanced Auto Parts under construction with firefighters responding around 1:45 p.m. Firefighters were at the scene for about an hour, spraying the acetylene tank fire with foam. The area of Route

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