Endless talk of all things sparkly.

Engagement/Wedding Rings

My Top Five Favorite Engagement Rings from Sylvie Collection

SPONSORED October always reminds me of love, new beginnings and weddings (my wedding was on October 21, 2015). This time of year I always like to revisit engagement ring styles, scoping out the latest trends and seeing what brides are wanting. Just as much as ring selfies were so very… Read More

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Send Always Aleda Your Charms & She’ll Make You a Charm Bracelet

It was a chilly day in October when I realized I had become a charm hoarder. I didn’t think I had a problem…and my collection always seemed to be under control…it just all sort of dawned on me one day. The symptoms include: not knowing when/where you bought… Read More

Designer Jewelry

Rare Indicolite Tourmaline Ring Worth $125k 😱

 When Joe Murawski showed so much enthusiasm for this one single ring, I immediately knew it was going to be breath-taking.  Joe has seen thousands, if not millions, of pieces of jewelry in his lifetime.  He is the… Read More

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Gem Gossip 30 Day Challenge Featuring Rings & Their Stories

Back in 2017 I came up with a fun challenge to pose to my followers — it was called the #GG30DayChallenge. Aside from a few photos from the TV show Gossip Girl, the hashtag was ready for anyone who also wanted to play along. The premise of the hashtag was… Read More


Gem Gossip Rainbow Project

Postpartum can be a whole lot of emotions, both good and bad…creative and noncreative…forward and backward…and every which way! It has taken me awhile to adjust to things since having Gino especially with the type of personality I have. I’m the kind of person… Read More

Antique & Vintage Jewelry

Top Ten of the BEST Rings Available at Joden

I love to brag about Joden to people who ask me about my favorite antique and vintage jewelry shops, because I know they’ll be happy to find out that not only do they have such a wide selection, but they constantly update their inventory online and on… Read More