AGTA SMART SHOW APRIL 13-15 BOOTH 714

Smart Jewelers Make Happy Exhibitors The Chicago Smart Show is April 13-15 on Navy Pier. I am in booth number 714. The Pantone color of the year is Emerald Green which has made all things green more popular this year. This includes gems, many of which I carry, such as emerald, tourmaline, peridot, green garnet…

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ON THE CUPCAKE OF LIFE, I PROVIDE THE SPRINKLES

Once the excitement of the holidays wane, I set my sights on the next exciting thing in my world…”Tucson.” Every year at this time, I begin getting excited for “Tucson.” One fo the world’s largest colored gem, fossil and mineral shows.   I love the splash of colorful people from all over the world coming…

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ALTERNATIVE BRIDAL TRENDS

I love the alternative bridal trend going on right now in the bridal industry. There has been, in recent years, an interest in retail usage of colored gems as the main engagement stones rather than diamonds. You can check out the beautiful oval blue sapphire that Kate Middleton wears, the gorgeous emarald cut blue sapphire…

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