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It's Carnival Time

Accents for Mardi Gras



Photo courtesy Mignon Faget

For the ball: A Noble Heart necklace starts with garnets and pearls on a sterling silver chain with a cut-out crown atop an engraved heart drop, $175 (also available in 14-karat gold, $685), and crown earrings with garnets, $120 (also available in 14-karat gold, $300), from Mignon Faget Ltd. (3801 Magazine St., 891-2005; 333 Canal St., The Shops at Canal Place, 524-2973; 3301 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Lakeside Shopping Center, Metairie, 835-2244;
For the party: A bright yellow ceramic plate has faux gems on the points of the crown, $30; and is made more royal with bejeweled condiment spreaders, $10 each, all from Judy At The Rink (The Rink, 2727 Prytania St., 891-7018).
Photo by Romney Photography

Photo by Romney Photography
For the parade: Perfect for presenting a party favor or for holding treasures caught at a parade is a yellow and lime felt bag with a pink mask on the front and handles, $7.50, from Plum (5430 Magazine St., 897-3388;

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