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Jewelry Shows

Top Five Designers Found at JCK Tucson

SPONSORED POST I ended my trip to Tucson with one of my favorite shows — JCK Tucson. Last year I attended for the first time and loved it so much, I made sure to fit it into my schedule even if it meant being away from Gino for… Read More


Valentine’s Day Giveaway with BHOJWANI

A Special Valentine’s Giveaway In celebration of Valentine’s Day, I’ve partnered with BHOJWANI for a fun giveaway. One winner will receive these 18k yellow gold red enamel heart stud earrings, valued at $495. There’s still time to enter — I’m choosing a winner on FRIDAY, Valentine’s Day at… Read More

Jewelry Shows

AGTA GemFair 2020 at the Tucson Gem Show

Obsessed with fantasy cuts — this one was my favorite for sure. A blue topaz cut by Darryl Alexander. Feeling the opal magic wearing loads of opals from Parle Gems A stack of antique bracelets found at Goldstein Diamonds — love… Read More

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New Year, New Friday Night Sales for Heritage Auctions

Heritage Auctions has been a favorite auction house of mine for many years. I love their sales for several reasons, including the wide variety of jewelry that is offered in each auction, the price points (something for everyone), the ease of bidding and wonderful post-sale customer service. I’ve won… Read More

Education & Advice

Ten Reasons — What Makes Customers Buy Jewelry from Specific Designers

I hope you’ve been enjoying my 30 Daily Tips — after starting this project, I had no idea that it would be so impactful. With each tip I reveal I’ve been creating some powerful and thought-provoking discussions (both in my comments, as well as my question… Read More


New Orleans Auction Galleries Sale Set for January 30th, 2020

New Orleans is my happy place and luckily for me the city is both a quick plane ride or a quick auction catalog browse away! An upcoming auction that I’m excited about is the New Orleans Auction Galleries sale that is set for January 30th, 2020. This auction features… Read More