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

This blog has been in the works for a while. I’ve been stopping and starting, trying to juggle life around to get it up and running. Well, today’s the day! I thought my first post should be what originally inspired me to write a blog… my engagement story : ) Tom had promised me a trip up to Mendocino (a small coastal town in Northern California) for my birthday present a few months ago. Most people have never heard of it… but my parents always tell us stories of their trip up there, and how it was one of the… View Post