Egan Day

260 S. 16th St., PhiladelphiaFor Philadelphia, our nation's birthplace, history may be the ultimate accessory—but jewelry's a close second. Its Jewelers Row, which dates from the 1820s, houses more than 300 sellers and craftsmen, plus the oldest diamond district in America. Now mod pioneers Kate Egan and Cort Day are forging their own legacy just 15 blocks (but worlds away) from the Row's hard-core hagglers. The couple opened Egan Day in 2008 in a crumbling Civil War townhouse off Rittenhouse Square, the city's elite shopping district. They've studded the 300-square-foot parlor with exquisite pieces from the likes of Ted Muehling, Gabriella Kiss, and Darcy Miro. In every nook and crevice, you'll spot found-on-the- street rocks, some under bell jars. "Cort and I are into geology," Kate says. "Maybe that's too fancy a word. We're…," she pauses. "Rocky." Hey, Philadelphians: Did someone

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