So I was talking to my friend about this yesterday, and figured it’d be a good thing to write about! The number of couples who call it quits around the one-year mark is staggering. As it turns out, there are legit statistics that help to shed some light on this.  A report by the Washington Post states that around 70% of straight unmarried couples break up within the first year. Holy smokes, that’s high. How can we make sure we don’t become part of that statistic? Well, here’s my thoughts… Don’t just “give up” if things get rocky…communicate! After a… View Post

After the most ridiculous flight delay of my life, 2 iced coffees, and a security guard yelling at me… I finally made it!! Why Tucson? Well, there’s a huge gemstone trade show held in Tucson at this time every year where stone sources from all over the world come to talk to jewelers about all of their new “mine finds”. This is obviously huge for me, because gemstones are a huge part of our business! The reason I’m going however, yes is to hear about their new discoveries, but is mostly to discuss with each source the details of their… View Post