Last Reply by BGDC | Started by Judith Ripka in Jewelry Talk, Judith Ripka, Hosts & Personalities
After my last QVC show, I was “Back in the USSR” as the Beatles sang, or more properly today, the Russia Federation. Ron and I traveled to Moscow for the Press Party and Gala for the opening of my new and larger shop, since after three years of selling my jewelry in Moscow and growing the brand we needed more space.
So before I turn to my upcoming December shows and new goodies for you, let me share some of my Moscow moments.
First some facts – Moscow was founded in the early 13th century and considers itself the third Rome behind the Eternal City and Constantinople. L... Continue Reading
Last Reply by panz | Started by Judith Ripka in Jewelry Talk, Judith Ripka, Hosts & Personalities
Well, it’s QVC time again for me! October ended as briskly as it started. I traveled extensively in October and November, visiting stores which carry my jewelry, doing shows, and preparing for the Holiday selling season.
I started in Canton, Ohio, where a long time account threw a wonderful party with over 200 delightful guests, to showcase the new collections. The exciting evening ended with a raffle drawing for one of my necklaces.
*The Party Spread
*This is how they do it in Canton
*Up to the neck in Ripka
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Last Reply by underwriter | Started by Judith Ripka in Jewelry Talk, Judith Ripka, Hosts & Personalities
I hope all of you are enjoying your summer. Is it really August already? Is it just me or does time go by even faster as we get older? I feel like I just switched my closets from winter to summer and can hardly believe it’s time to prep my closets for the switch back to fall / winter clothes.
But, before we talk fall fashion and jewelry, I need to ask if there are any Shark Tank fans out there? It is one of my favorite TV shows, and the two women judges are, of course, my favorite. One is Lori Greiner from QVC (go QVC!) and the o... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Luvkats45 | Started by Judith Ripka in Jewelry Talk, Judith Ripka, Hosts & Personalities
Last week, I received a wonderful note from a customer, who wrote the following:
I love your jewelry. I have been collecting for many years and always tune in to your QVC shows. Recently, I have been reading your blogs and trying to learn more about you and the inspiration behind your designs. It amazes me how creative you are. But, I want to know what people do not know…the behind the scenes, so to speak. Beyond design and jewelry, the little known facts that make you who are. I feel like I know y... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Janie1959 | Started by Judith Ripka in Jewelry Talk, Judith Ripka, Hosts & Personalities
I am a fan of the seasons. I love all four seasons, each bringing change and something new and completely different. Every three months my senses are freshly intrigued and invigorated.
As a designer, change, growth and differentiation is essential and the arrival of each season, always new and different, inspires and excites me.
The gorgeous colors and cool brisk breezes of Fall refresh my soul, and the leaves in their kaleidoscope of hues, shades and tones, vibrant, earthy and ephemeral, captivate me. The lingering and wind swept leaves are to be beheld and cherished until the... Continue Reading
Last Reply by SALMA | Started by Judith Ripka in Jewelry Talk, Judith Ripka, TSV Talk
I am very excited that I am returning to QVC with shows on Wednesday and Thursday October 9th and 10th. I am excited not only to be at QVC but also to be introducing a Today’s Special Value and several new collections which form a part of my holiday presentations.
It is the time of year again when my thoughts turn to my own holiday gift giving. I have a large family with children, grandchildren, daughters-in-law, sisters, nieces and nephews and an extended family of friends and co-workers for whom I traditionally buy holiday gifts. I start looking and purchasin... Continue Reading
Last Reply by thegroomsmom | Started by Judith Ripka in Jewelry Talk, Judith Ripka, TSV Talk
Spring is in the air, and with this new fresh season, I am excited to debut NEW, NEW, and more NEW designs including a special TSV.
As cliché as it may sound, every Spring feels fresh and new to me. There is something about walking through Central Park and seeing the cherry blossoms, lush green grass and trees, and the new flower buds that puts a kick in my step. My mood always lightens with the start of Spring. I feel refreshed and renewed and ready to take on the world! I also always feel very grateful this time of year, post-Mother’s Day,... Continue Reading
Last Reply by victorianna | Started by Judith Ripka in Jewelry Talk, Judith Ripka, Hosts & Personalities
How does the song go – “Hot time, Summer in the city…?”
Yes, it's that time again. As all of you know, I am a New Yorker through and through and love living in the heart of the city. But, like many New Yorkers, when the city gets hot (and, it does get hot), it’s time to get out your suitcase and pack up! Whether it’s a quick weekend getaway or a long-planned vacation, there are certain essentials that I never leave home without.
So, can you guess what's at the top of my must-have list? Yes, of course – jewelry! Since th... Continue Reading
Last Reply by SALMA | Started by Judith Ripka in Jewelry Talk, Judith Ripka, Hosts & Personalities
Although I have been selling my jewelry at TSUM Department Store in Moscow for several years, my trip to St. Petersburg last week was my first time in Russia. I fell in love.
Russia is another world. I am very pleased that my first exposure to this country, so rich in history, was the cosmopolitan St. Petersburg. I learned more from this trip than I could have ever learned in a history book. Upon arriving, Ron and I discovered that St. Petersburg, like Venice, is a canal city. I should have known that as soon as we learned this, Ron would rent a boat to explore... Continue Reading
Last Reply by paperclip4 | Started by Judith Ripka in Jewelry Talk, Judith Ripka, Hosts & Personalities
I hope everyone enjoyed hearing about my trip to Russia. It was a trip of a lifetime, and I was excited to share my journey and adventures with all of you, especially because my travels are always such a great source of inspiration for my new designs.
Speaking of NEW designs, I am excited to debut a TSV on July 14th , TSV Group Item # J279947, Judith Ripka Sterling or 14K Clad 100-Facet Diamonique Necklace, choice of 18” or 36”.
It was very important to me that this TSV featured 100-Facet Diamonique, as my 100-Facet designs have been best-sel... Continue Reading