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My Jewel Box

Custom Newborn Footprint Gold Charm from Bling Advisor

I think at this point we all know my obsession with finding charms that represent my son — so far I’ve collected as many “G” initials as I could, had his silhouette made, his birth stats handstamped, I created a breastfeeding charm after not finding anything I liked… Read More

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Designer Jewelry

Opal Obsession — The Newest Parle Gems x Gem Gossip Collaboration

Exactly one year ago I launched my first collaboration with gemstone experts Parle Gems. Our focus was on Intarsia because of my obsession with this intricate gemstone inlay artistry and they had a bunch sitting in their vault, waiting to come to life! Now we’re… Read More

My Jewel Box

Custom Portrait Silhouette Charm from Le Papier Studio

Since having my son Gino I’ve become overly obnoxious about having every little keepsake possible out there in the jewelry world that can be personalized to represent him. Whether that entails engraving his name, a cute letter G, his zodiac, his birthstone, his Chinese New Year animal…you… Read More

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Education & Advice

Demystifying Opal — What is Boulder Opal

One of my favorite gemstones is OPAL — so it comes as no surprise I often sell lots of opal pieces over on shopGemGossip. Recently, I sold out of the boulder opal pendants I posted, which gained a lot of attention for their beauty but also a… Read More

Guest Posts

Q & A with Catherine Sarr of Almasika Jewelry

The cowrie shell plays a fundamental role in the collections of Catherine Sarr, the French designer behind Almasika Fine Jewelry—and there’s little wonder why. The cowrie, a mollusk which originates in the Indian Ocean, was utilized as money in various parts of the world for at… Read More

Q & A Interviews

Q & A with Hannah Ward Designer of Trove Box

You don’t know how important it is to find a great jewelry box until you start actually collecting fine jewelry and attempt to find the best storage solution that works for you. I of course LOVE my jewelry cabinet but recently found myself continually displaying charms… Read More