Last Reply by Now Stinky | Started by Antonella Nester in Jewelry Talk, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities
There’s no place like home….. there’s no place like home…..
How many of you have watched “The Wizard of OZ” and DROOLED over those “Ruby Slippers” that Dorothy sparkled at us???!? As a little girl, it was at that moment that I fell in love with July’s birthstone…. The Ruby. Nothing else is quite like it in all the gemstones. It’s rich and deep, yet still vibrant and alive. Ruby symbolizes devotion, integrity, courage and happiness.
Look at these gorgeous examples, from left to right:
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Last Reply by baker | Started by Antonella Nester in Jewelry Talk, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities
Strength, courage, a trail blazer, role model and a Hero.... THAT'S MY DADDY!!
Coming to this country with a wife, two kids and one on the way (me), could not have been easy.
Daddy didn't read or speak English well, but he always wanted to chase the American Dream since he was a little boy. He worked hard, was honest and chased his dream. Growing up, I learned not just by listening to his wise advise, but by watching him. He always told me, "Antonella, here in America, you can be anything you want to be, chase your dreams".
He also always said, "You can be happy or you can be sa... Continue Reading
Last Reply by piperoni | Started by Antonella Nester in Jewelry Talk, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities
As I walked into QVC ten years ago, I was hoping to last at least ten days... that would give me enough time to get all the Show Hosts autographs, tee hee hee (seriously, though, that's true). I remember standing at the front doors that read, "Welcome to QVC".
As I stood there, people whisked by, all the hustle, bustle and buzz…..I stared at the sign and a huge smile spread across my face. I finally made it, somehow, some way.. I made it. With shaking hands, I took a picture of the sign, with high hopes, I walked into the building and stopped at the security desk, "Antonell... Continue Reading
Last Reply by jetts_mom | Started by Antonella Nester in Jewelry Talk, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities
June babies, you are blessed with a gift from the ocean - Pearls. Those gorgeous sterling silver leverback ringed pearl earrings and those cultured pearl and mother of pearl line bracelets are perfect examples.
These true treasures are found hidden within not just oysters and mussels – but also in our Honora Collection on QVC.
Our pearls are so much above the others because of the high concentration of nacre’ – which allows the pearl to be, not only more lusturous and stunning – but also more durable and able to withstand everyday wear. &n... Continue Reading
Last Reply by tabbycatOct | Started by Antonella Nester in Jewelry Talk, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities
As spring dances into our world, all the color and beauty of nature bursts and blooms around us. May Babies - it's all because of you!
Emeralds, rich in color and intense glow, give us that gorgeous, saturated green shade that we have been thirsting for all winter long.... and this one was especially long!
Emeralds obviously have been enchanting human beings for thousands of years. They were sold in the markets of Babylon 4000 BC. As a matter of fact, a fine emerald can be more expensive than a high quality diamond of the same carat weight. I especi... Continue Reading
Last Reply by julsy | Started by Antonella Nester in Jewelry Talk, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities
Tradition, History, Keepsake, Heirloom... My most precious piece of gold jewelry is all of that and then some.
On my Parent's wedding day, my father gave my mother an 18kt gold ring, as a wedding gift. It was in addition to her gold wedding band. The ring unfolds, in blooming petals, of white and yellow gold. My Mother wore it on her wedding day and I love seeing it in the black and white photos.
As far back as I can remember and starting at a very young age, my Mom would gather all four of her daughters in her bedroom. We would sit on her bed, in a circle, look at all her jew... Continue Reading
Last Reply by 1972kittylover | Started by Antonella Nester in Jewelry Talk, Mom to Mom Blogs
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Last Reply by treetoper | Started by Antonella Nester in Jewelry Talk, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities
Diamonds can be small and diamonds can be big, but when they are given to you, from someone special, they all mean the same thing... I LOVE YOU FOREVER!!
My husband and I met in college. We were best of friends for the first three years, but by Senior year.. We got all goo-goo, crazy in love with each other (that's a story for another time, LOL)...
While he was in school, he worked at a movie theater, as the "ticket taker", to help support himself. He saved every penny and proudly went shopping for my engagement ring. (It must have been pretty scary for him, walking into a store and not know... Continue Reading
Last Reply by school nurse | Started by Antonella Nester in Jewelry Talk, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities
As the famous blonde bombshell once said, “Diamonds are a girl’s best friend!”
Known for their fire, shine, facets and brilliance, they sparkle like no other gemstone. They are in fact the hardest natural substance on the Earth. They rate a 10 on the Moh’s hardness scale. Their durability and timeless beauty has kept women – and men – entranced forever. The earliest written account of diamonds dates back to around 500 B.C.!!! Most diamonds found in nature are between one to three billion years old – that&rsquo... Continue Reading
Last Reply by TaylorBrown | Started by Antonella Nester in Q Did What?, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities
All in a day's work. I always thought doing a photo shoot would be sooooo glamorous. Actually, it's a lot of work and many awkward moments.....lol.
Take a peek behind the curtain at my 5 hour photo shoot. A gazillion pictures were taken, but only a very select few can be used.... LOL. I'm the reluctant model. Actually it was fun and funny!! BUT - I sure hope we don't need new headshots for another 10 years!!!!
No, today is not the day to “Go GaGa”!!!
My inspiration board for the ... Continue Reading