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Supporting Jewelers During This Difficult Time

Diamond starburst from a small seller on eBay and vintage charm engraved by Market Square Jewelers 14k yellow gold opal key by Acanthus Jewelry  Wisdom Power charm by Erin Pelicano Evil eye charm from… Read More

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Breastfeeding Jewelry — My Own Unique Charm

Breastfeeding journey — this special piece from Heather B. Moore commemorates 8 months (8 scattered diamonds) of breastfeeding Gino. One of the toughest, most arduous, rewarding, incredible elements of motherhood. Everyone’s journey is different and mine started out optimistic and as with most things I do in… Read More

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Personal Jewelry Collection Q & A

I’ve been working on this blog post for an entire month!  Thanks for being patient and thanks for all the questions you’ve suggested. There were SO MANY deep and relevant questions for me to answer — some of them even need their own blog post, so if… Read More

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My Amethyst Pendant Project

I know you’ve seen them — especially at pawn shops or jewelry stores that have been around for over 40+ years — gemstone pendants in gold basket settings. These were very popular in the 80s & 90s and were seen taking up space within each jewelry store’s glass displays. Read More

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Top Three Ring Purchases from 2019 & More

Something I’ve been doing since 2015 was asking everyone on Instagram what are their top three ring purchases (#GemGossiptop3) from the year? It’s not only a really fun activity (to scroll through and read about each person’s acquisitions) but a great way to reflect on the… Read More

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Gem Gossip 30 Day Challenge #2

All October long I’ve been posting one ring per day from my personal collection and giving you its backstory. This mostly entails where I got it from, if it signifies anything special, or any other interesting tidbit about it. I really enjoyed doing this project back in 2017, which is… Read More