Last Reply by jloo | Started by Michael O'Connor in Jewelry Talk, Affinity
Can you believe we’re already on the last weeks of April? Were you one of the 100s of people who entered our contest and told us what you loved about Diamonds and the Affinity Diamond brand?
If so, I want to take a moment to thank each of you for the beautiful messages, lovely sentiments, amazing stories and thoughts on why you love Diamond Jewelry by Affinity. It gave me great pleasure to read through all the responses on the contest posting, on my article about the Power Of A Diamond, as well as on my Facebook pages. I’m so glad that Affinity means so many great things to you an... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Lady_J_2008 | Started by Michael O'Connor in Jewelry Talk, Affinity
Have you ever wondered why diamonds are the gemstone commemorating April, the first month of spring? What about the meaning of a diamond in an engagement ring or important gift of love? Diamonds are symbolic of endurance and renewal, of rarity, strength and transformation. What begins its life as a fairly common element is subjected to the most extraordinary heat and pressure for a significant period of time, and as a result of this extreme environment, transforms from a common element into a rare and unique gem with astonishing strength and sparkle. As a result, diamonds aren’t ju... Continue Reading
Last Reply by smokinssr | Started by Michael O'Connor in Jewelry Talk, Affinity
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Last Reply by rpg | Started by Michael O'Connor in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities
Is it really that time again? Holidays? Do you feel the same? Can someone tell me where the year went? For many, like me, the wonder of the holidays means spending lots of time wondering what to get people on your gift list. Well this year, I’m determined to get a head start and turn that “wonder-time” into true holiday wonder and maybe some peace of mind. So like a kid in search of holiday candy I peeked at some of the things that the QVC buyers have in store. I found great gift ideas and was pleased to see that even at the holidays, good things still come in three’s; ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by bigbaglady | Started by Michael O'Connor in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities
Can you complete that sentence? Think twice, because you may be wrong! Although this could be a phrase you’ve likely heard before, I have a different ending for it. One that’s much more appropriate for Gem Day and one that may make you happy.
“What happens in Vegas, comes to QVC – quickly”
Just about two weeks ago I spent an amazing few days in Las Vegas with Mary Beth Roe and Antonella Nester (this may not be what some of you are thinking) and what happened in Vegas definitely didn’t stay there! In fact, you’ll see some of it on QVC, Saturday, June ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by chouchouz | Started by Michael O'Connor in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Affinity
What comes to mind when you hear the word "diamond"? Does it conjure up images of glamorous starlets? Do you think of engagements and weddings? Do you remember a family heirloom worn by your grandmother? Does the word make you think "rare and valuable"? Does a diamond remind you of someone special who was born in April? Known as the "King of Gems” and once believed to be fragments of stars that had fallen to earth, diamonds can have many facets and a variety of metaphorical meanings.
People who love to complement their style with diamond jewelry also have many facets. ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Shells Bells | Started by Michael O'Connor in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Affinity
Every day, we all make a statement. What do you want your statement to be? Each morning as we get dressed for the day, often unknowingly, we create a statement to the outside world about who we are and the way we wish others to view us. This statement is created through our style choices. Do we want to be perceived as flashy or elegant, bold or wallflower, fashionable or dowdy?
Often when I help celebrities this question comes up. I often ask them about the statement they wish to make. Granted, in the awards show world of borrowed jewelry and borrowed gowns making a statement can someti... Continue Reading
Last Reply by speedo | Started by Michael O'Connor in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities, TSV Talk
Santa baby, set some diamonds under the tree, for me.
Been so good all year long.
Santa baby, I love the ones from Affinity.
So that takes care of Santa, but we all want to know! Have you been naughty or nice? Which is it? Of course the implication is that if you’ve been nice you’ll be rewarded with gifts from your wish list – like diamonds!
Well “someone” must have been VERY nice this year, because on December 20th, QVC will be showcasing some amazing pieces from the AFFINITY collection, just in time for last minute gifts. And since “someone... Continue Reading
Last Reply by diamondoll | Started by Michael O'Connor in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities
It’s just about that time of year when we are running around and marking off our lists to make sure we have gotten all the perfect gifts. Like many of you, my schedule is also very hectic at this time of year. Any time savers are welcomed! This year I found the perfect “Ready to Give” gifts that I have to share with you. These products are so easy to give that they already come in beautiful packaging - so no fuss for you on figuring out how to make them extra special. And what’s better, people will LOVE to receive any of these unique gift i... Continue Reading
Last Reply by smoochy | Started by Michael O'Connor in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities, All About Accessories
How many of you love the fall season? Those of you who follow me on Facebook, know that summer is my favorite season. But even a summer-lover like me has to say that fall gets a little short-changed. Do you agree? For example: Spring springs forward, while fall falls back. Things are described as being “summer-ripe” or “spring fresh” and even the dark days of winter have been described as a “winter wonderland”. What does fall get?
Some great things happen in the fall (aside from the fact that kids go back to school). Fall gives us fashion week a... Continue Reading