Chiang Mai Travel Guide

When our TCH Collection Founder and Jewelry Designer Toma Clark Haines was a child, she had a fantasy to travel to faraway places. She would sit for hours flipping through the pages of her father's National Geographic magazines. Toma not only developed her wanderlust in those moments snuggled in a chair with her dad, but she broadened her imagination seeing how other people lived, studying what their world looked like and what they wore. Her first memory of jewelry was from a page in the publication, studying the particulars of a tribe located not far outside of Chiang Mai, near the northern border where Thailand meets modern day Myanmar. They were called the Long Neck Susans. 

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Copenhagen Travel Guide

Copenhagen is loved for many reasons — adorable cobble stone streets lined with tidy colorful houses, some of the world’s most inventive chefs, and a way of life that is so unique that it earned its own adjective. That aside, it also boasts an impressive amount of design inspiration and international draw, making it a top spot on the bucket list. For these reasons, I’ve decided to dedicate this next travel guide to “The City of Spires.”

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Amsterdam Travel Guide

After my ode to Venice (my current hometown) for May's Travel Guide, I thought it only fitting to also share fabulous tips for my former hometown that is still near and dear to my heart. Amsterdam is similar to the Venetian cityscape with beautiful winding canals, yet it differs greatly in personality. Lush gardens, the dinging of bike bells, and fast-paced young urbanites create a freshness and energy that is truly IAMsterdam. 

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Venice Travel Guide

I remember the day that I fell in love with Venice. It was five years ago on a Friday afternoon, and I was in the Palazzo Balbi Valier. I was perusing a collection of antique Fortuny fabric at Antichita Trois. As painted angels smiled down on me from 17th Century frescoed walls, I heard through an open window a gondolier singing alone in his boat as he drifted by.

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Paris Travel Guide

At The TCH Collection our mantra is “Lush Decadence” - we live a lush decadent lifestyle that embraces all the good things in life - that includes visiting the best places to wine and dine as well as knowing where to shop, what to buy, how to be inspired by art and design and even what to read before your travels - as well as of course what jewels to wear. Toma Clark Haines, the creator of the TCH Collection and CEO of The Antiques Diva & Co, is opening her little black book of the best addresses for luxe living around the world. And as Audrey Hepburn said, “Paris is always a good idea”. 

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