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Everyone Loves Some Barbara Bixby!!!

Last Reply by DebraLynn 1432401969.14 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Ok friends... I have some VERY excited news for you coming up tomorrow!  For now, I want to take a little moment to appreciate the jewelry piece that really outdid itself!!! Who remembers this Barbara Bixby ring? I asked my Facebook fans a few days ago to share theirs so that we can really app... Continue Reading

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Antonella Nester on 1432297806.973
 

May is Gold Month

Last Reply by Gemspirit 1432570317.79 | in Jewelry Talk, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities

1. What trends are you loving in fashion right now? How does Gold work with those trends? The resurgence of women wearing dresses again, whether they are knee length or maxi, leads right into gold necklaces against either solid colors or prints. It’s the perfect way to add the sparkle and shi... Continue Reading

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Everyday Essentials

Last Reply by dmqshopper 1432401136.707 | in Jewelry Talk, Judith Ripka, Hosts & Personalities

Hello everyone.  I’m so excited to celebrate the launch of my static show with you!  For those of you that don’t know, a static show means that I’ll be on-air weekly at a regular time, so, starting May 22, you can tune in every Friday at 11am.  (Our first show is a s... Continue Reading

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Live in the Sunshine, Swim the Sea, & Drink the Wild Air

Last Reply by Oceanae 1432436777.293 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Hi my friends, I hope you don’t mind but before you head off on your summer vacation, I’ve planned a last minute trip for each of us. So pack your bags and please make sure to bring your bathing suit and plenty of sunblock because we are headed over to the beautiful Andaman Sea. Explo... Continue Reading

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Scott Grimes on 1431953498.31
 

Last Night in Italy!

Last Reply by LHN 1432248504.8 | in Jewelry Talk, Vicenza Style, Hosts & Personalities

It's with a little saddness that we say goodbye to Italy tonight. We shot some great footage of the location for the big show in June. Pauda is a very quaint town with so much history. It's where the very first University was that studied Anatomy (against the churches will). It struck me as odd that... Continue Reading

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Antonella Nester on 1431648012.82
 

THE FACTORY AND THE FAIR!!

Last Reply by QVCVet 1431638995.23 | in Jewelry Talk, Vicenza Style, Hosts & Personalities

We started our day with The Fair...soooo many outstanding pieces of jewelry to choose from.  The gold glistened in hues of sunshine yellow, the Bronze flirted with soft feminine pink tones and pearls, gems and diamonds rocked my world.   It was a sheer delight seeing so many bea... Continue Reading

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Antonella Nester on 1431480190.19
 

My Trip to the Trade Show

Last Reply by zolokar 1431991870.803 | in Jewelry Talk, Vicenza Style, Hosts & Personalities

As I finally get a chance to rest in my hotel room, I wanted to take a moment and chat with you about my day and the days to come. Dreams really do come true, if you hope and pray enough. This was my dream and here it is, unraveling and unfolding right before my eyes. I have always wanted to make t... Continue Reading

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Antonella Nester on 1431435770.697
 

I Give My Gold A Story

Last Reply by Shortcake19 1432245447.357 | in Jewelry Talk, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities

I've always loved gold. Some people ask, "are you a gold, or silver person?" but I don't think you have to choose. Gold is special in unique ways. It's got such a history and has been cherished by women for all eternity. It literally stands the test of time! I recently did an interview in honor of G... Continue Reading

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My Love Affair with Gold Quiz!

In Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

You all know that I love my gold jewelry!!!! I was lucky enough to be able to talk to Eterna Gold and answer a few questions so that you can all get to know my style a little more :)      2. Reinventing classics. What is your favorite new gold trend or way to wear gold? EAR CL... Continue Reading

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Antonella Nester on 1430884800
 

Sneak Preview: ALL JEWELRY HOUR!!

Last Reply by sounding board 1432401103.79 | in Joan Rivers Classics Collection, Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

“My love of jewelry never wavers.  No matter how many pieces I own, it never seems too much.  I collect jewelry with an intensity of a fine art collector. And why not?  Jewelry is art.” – Joan Rivers    J323560/J321091- Flights of Fantasy Bird Pin Auto De... Continue Reading

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David Dangle on 1430884800
 

May Unmistakably Judith Blog Post

Last Reply by Kitty987 1430925932.24 | in Jewelry Talk, Judith Ripka, Hosts & Personalities

Hi everyone, I hope you’re having a great May.  I love this month because of the weather, the flowers, and of course, Mother’s Day. The expression, “April showers bring May flowers” has never been truer.  I feel like it hasn’t stopped raining in Palm Beach. ... Continue Reading

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Judith Ripka on 1430488364.43
 

To travel is to discover how different you are from the rest of the world, yet so similar –

Last Reply by FenderGirl 1430501252.583 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Greetings, I hope this finds you and your loved ones happy & healthy.  I’ve had a very busy month since we last saw each other.  This past Easter, we celebrated the Baptism of my daughter Olive along with 3 of her cousins during the Easter Vigil.  I felt so blessed to have ... Continue Reading

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Scott Grimes on 1430249244.517
 

Excited for Our Next Show!

Last Reply by evaaurora 1431048033.56 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Hi Guys!   I can’t believe it’s already spring! Don’t you just love the smell of fresh cut grassdriving to work in the morning?!   I’m one of those people that LOVE flowers, so last week I got a flower subscription that will send a bouquet to my apartment every ... Continue Reading

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Scott Kay Jewelry Blog on 1430144163.047
 

Sleeping Beauty Turquoise

Last Reply by kbcr 1430554237.91 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Sleeping Beauty Turquoise How many times have you heard “the Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Mine is closed?”   Too many?  Why is there so much Sleeping Beauty Turquoise still appearing on air then?  Is it really rare?   Is it genuine Sleeping Beauty Turquoise or... Continue Reading

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Peyton Kelley on 1429675200
 

My Favorite Color of the Season!!!

In Joan Rivers Classics Collection, Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

There is no question - Mint has turned out to be the HOTTEST color of the season and I couldn’t be happier!!! ! It is a fresh and hip way to add pastels to your wardrobe, and I have yet to meet a gal who didn’t look amazing in this super-flattering shade! If you are considering adding m... Continue Reading

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David Dangle on 1429565760.283
 

Diamonds and Gold

In Jewelry Talk, Judith Ripka, Hosts & Personalities

Hi everyone!  I hope that your April has been lovely so far and that you’ve made time to get outside, see the flowers that are starting to bloom, and enjoy the warmer temperatures.   After my recent trip to the Basel International Watch and Jewelry Show, Beth and I headed directly ... Continue Reading

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Judith Ripka on 1429329600
 

QVC Welcomes Tiffany Kay for Scott Kay Jewelry

Last Reply by evaaurora 1429556295.607 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Hi Everyone!   It’s CRAZY how quickly time has flown by since my first QVC show back in February. Being in front of the camera was absolutely terrifying (even for a ham like myself) but I couldn’t have gotten through it without all the support from everyone. THANK YOU, THANK YOU t... Continue Reading

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Scott Kay Jewelry Blog on 1429156800
 

QVC Welcomes Tim Mendelson for the Elizabeth Taylor Jewelry Collection

Last Reply by BlondieB1 1432207747.44 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

It is an absolute pleasure to join the QVC family with The Elizabeth Taylor Jewelry Collection.  I have truly enjoyed my first few shows and greatly look forward to many more.  Among the reasons that I am thrilled to be here is to carry out Elizabeth’s wishes as she left me in a pe... Continue Reading

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Elizabeth Taylor Jewelry Collection Blog on 1429114505.263
 

An Inspiring Adventure in Israel

Last Reply by Burr53 1430005231.933 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Hello All, Just spent the most magical days in the beautiful northern region of Israel and I could not wait to share my adventures with you. Starting with the spectacular region of the Jordan Valley that opens towards the Sea of Galilee now all in full bloom and filled with every color of green im... Continue Reading

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Hagit Gorali on 1428984000
 

April's Unmistakably Judith

Last Reply by Kitty987 1429026009.383 | in Jewelry Talk, Judith Ripka

Hi friends! I hope your April is off to a great start!  It’s been a long winter for everyone and I think we’re all ready for spring. I just got back from Baselworld, which is the biggest international fine jewelry and watch show in the industry.  This year, there were over 150... Continue Reading

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Judith Ripka on 1428292800
 

Put a Ring On It!

Last Reply by CholeinCali 1427739368.6 | in Jewelry Talk, Diamonique, Hosts & Personalities

Here I am again this week writing a blog to brag about how amazing my Facebook gals are. You continue to support me, inspire me, laugh with me, and I appreciate your love and kind words more than you could know!! You know what else I love? How amazingly stylish you are when it comes it to your ring ... Continue Reading

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Amy Stran on 1427601600
 

Stephen heads back to QVC this Weekend

Last Reply by Belle88 1429390382.417 | in Jewelry Talk, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities

Happy Spring! My feet have barely touched the ground since St Patrick's Day . Myself and all the Irish headed home on the 18th March, and I spent the weekend packing away my green hat, and putting my green shirts away. You will be pleased to know that I spoke with Matt Doolan;  he is in top ... Continue Reading

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Irish Insights on 1427342400
 

Life is Half Full

Last Reply by Leiloni 1431095109.31 | in Fashion Talk, Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Jewelry means many things to many people. It can be just an accessory, a celebration of an accomplishment, or it can symbolize a milestone. It can also be a reminder of those who mean so much to us; those who have been an endless source of support and who have helped us through times we’d thou... Continue Reading

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Renee Greenstein on 1427342400
 

Spring 2015 is here!

Last Reply by Burr53 1427397481.977 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

After a long winter - especially in America, we finely welcome the spring. As I shared with you in previous years, it’s defiantly my favorite season – and also my birthday J.  The flowers start to bloom, the sun is coming out and the heavy winter clothing is going back to the top of... Continue Reading

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Danny Newfeld on 1427169600
 

My Jewelry Journey

Last Reply by Reever 1427566054.75 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities, TSV Talk

The year was 1994. I was an eager New Host on QVC, doing a Host Training session with the one and only Kathy Levine. This woman was a veritable Wikipedia of jewelry knowledge. Me? Not so much. She soon realized I had no idea the difference between 14 Karat and gemstone Carat, had never uttered the w... Continue Reading

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Rick Domeier on 1427169600
 

My Best Gift

Last Reply by Shortcake19 1432245722.56 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

My Mom was my best friend.  We shopped, we talked, we traveled, we bonded over tea every night, and words can't describe how close we were! When she passed away she left me her engagement ring. I always wear it when I need some extra inspiration. Once I couldn't find it for weeks and I was afra... Continue Reading

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Jane Treacy on 1427169600
 

My week on the road with Olive…..

Last Reply by JCF 1428158312.39 | in Jewelry Talk, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities

{We made it to Philly…waiting on luggage} Hi my friends…. I wanted to share some behind the scenes pictures from my adventure’s last week’s with my daughter Olive.  As a working parent, my work schedule can sometimes get the better of me, but I pride myself on alwa... Continue Reading

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Scott Grimes on 1426824000
 

The Evolution of the Irish TSV!!

Last Reply by irish grn 1426974081.367 | in Fashion Talk, Jewelry Talk, TSV Talk

Many months ago Siobain, our buyer, called me into her office to look at the potential Today Special Value sweaters for St. Patrick's Day, 2015.  The candidate at that time was a lovely Aran Craft cape.  We all thought it was, and is, a beautiful item. But we started brainstorming ... Continue Reading

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Jane Treacy on 1426564800
 

Irish Ambassador Award

Last Reply by aroc34 1426258880.47 | in Fashion Talk, Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

QVC received a great honor, the Irish Ambassador Award from Ambassador Anne Anderson, the first woman Ambassador to the United States from Ireland. I was asked to accept the award on behalf of QVC, and when I spoke I dedicated the award to you, our passionate Irish customers! The way we ... Continue Reading

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Jane Treacy on 1426132800
 

Meet Stacey and My Gemstone Romance Bangle TSV

Last Reply by hari 1427004730.64 | in Jewelry Talk, Judith Ripka, TSV Talk

Hi Everyone! Happy almost spring! I hope that you are de-thawing and making fun plans for the warmer days ahead. I have some exciting news —I’m celebrating my 18th Anniversary at QVC! I cannot believe that it’s been eighteen years since I’ve been coming to the Q. I still re... Continue Reading

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Judith Ripka on 1426132800
 

Emerald Dragonflies & Rich Irish Folklore

Last Reply by catstamper 1426637233.9 | in Jewelry Talk, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities

Hi Everyone! Its only a few days until Joseph and I travel to the USA for St Patricks Day!  We are super excited and getting ready here at JMH Jewellery.  Our products arrived in QVC already; we just need to get there ourselves now!  We are thrilled with the ... Continue Reading

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Irish Insights on 1425960000
 

A Little 'Sneak Peek' of St. Patrick's Day & the Inspiration Behind Some of the Pieces

Last Reply by M shopper 1426652684.667 | in Fashion Talk, Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Now that its March, I am excited that St. Patrick's day is almost upon us. We have lots of new items coming to the St Patrick's day celebration, and I am giving you a little 'sneak peek' at a few of them and sharing the inspiration behind the pieces. Whilst writing my book on The History of Connem... Continue Reading

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Irish Insights on 1425531600
 

Unmistakably Judith- March Edition

Last Reply by Blace36 1427300006.973 | in Jewelry Talk, Judith Ripka, Hosts & Personalities

Hi friends. A lot can happen in ten years: the last ten years have been filled with adventures, additions, and some wonderful surprises. From new collections to new grandchildren, there are so many fantastic developments that have taken shape. Although change is a constant, there are some things th... Continue Reading

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Judith Ripka on 1425445200
 

An All Jewelry Hour with my Pal, Jane Treacy!

Last Reply by jollie 1427129395.097 | in Joan Rivers Classics Collection, Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

I spent time recently in our jewelry archives at Joan Rivers Worldwide. I’m so proud of the amazing things that Joan and I designed over the past 25 years. From our Marie of Romania egg charm necklace to the incredible Noah’s Arc inspired charm sets to countless lorgnettes and collectibl... Continue Reading

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David Dangle on 1425013200
 

Sneak Peek! Big Bonanza Silver Sale(R) Key Pieces

Last Reply by ashland 1425053120.423 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

This Friday is QVC’s annual Big Bonanza Silver Sale(R), one of my favorite days to shop with you of the year! I’ve now been a part of this day for 21 years. Anyone remember when we used to wear saloon girl type costumes?  Thank goodness our fashion direction for the day has evo... Continue Reading

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Jill Bauer on 1424840400
 

Fresh from the Tucson Fair & Gem Gala Show Tonight at 7pm ET!

Last Reply by Peyton Kelley 1429552884.293 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

We use the term “Fresh from the Fair” at QVC to showcase items our merchants find while walking one of the International Jewelry Fairs.  David Markstein, for instance, travels to the Vicenza Jewelry Show every year and brings back single samples of the new, exciting, fresh styles he... Continue Reading

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Peyton Kelley on 1424408400
 

Fresh from the Tucson Fair!

Last Reply by poster 1424526856.1 | in Fashion Talk, Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

The place to be to find the hottest gems is the Tuscon Gem Show. Peyton and our buyer Jenn just got back and found some amazing gems for the Gala this friday night! Enjoy! Jane We use the term “Fresh from the Fair” at QVC to showcase items our merchants find while walking one of the Int... Continue Reading

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Jane Treacy on 1424322000
 

In Walked Love!!

Last Reply by patnap 1423964124.81 | in Jewelry Talk, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities

I was in NYC taking classes & auditioning for shows.  I had been there about 6 weeks when I finally made the decision to move to NY.   It was 2002.    Ice cream has always been my favorite of the 6 food groups. (I know there are only 5; but, I feel ... Continue Reading

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Nancy Hornback on 1423544400
 

The Gemstone Diaries - Hot From Tucson Day 2!

Last Reply by kbcr 1427097704.69 | in Jewelry Talk, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities

My second and final day at the Tucson Gem Show was just as fun as day 1! I wanted to give you the chance to see all the beautiful gems! We started the day at GJX for meetings with vendors. Peyton and Jen were wheelin' and dealin' to bring you fresh from the fair pieces. It's unbelievable what our... Continue Reading

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Nancy Hornback on 1423112400
 

Unmistakably Judith-February Edition

Last Reply by catpup 1423421526.383 | in Jewelry Talk, Judith Ripka, Hosts & Personalities

Hello everyone. I am very happy to introduce you to my new feature, Unmistakably Judith. During the first week of every month, I’ll be bringing back some of our most classic pieces from the archive. In the early days, we used the phrase “Unmistakably Judith&rdquo... Continue Reading

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Judith Ripka on 1423026000
 

The Gemstone Diaries -- Hot From Tucson Day 1

Last Reply by adifferentfacet 1423606458.27 | in Jewelry Talk, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities

I'm in Tucson for the big Tucson Gem Show! Day 1 was jam-packed with lots of beautiful gems. Here's a snapshot of the first day at the show :) 1st stop -- Smithsonian Booth. I found Christine Webb who was the one who encouraged me to become a Graduate Gemologist! 2.77 ct Andesine. Only one of ... Continue Reading

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Nancy Hornback on 1423026000
 

Introducing our newest JAI figurative collection…….

Last Reply by CID454 1426032217.853 | in Jewelry Talk

Hi my friends, I hope this finds you and your family happy & healthy.  My family had an amazing Christmas & welcomed in the New Year while asleep in bed.. ha ha. My year is off to an amazing start, I spent 2 weeks exploring the islands of the Andaman Sea off the coast of Southern Thail... Continue Reading

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Scott Grimes on 1422594000
 

So Much to Share

Last Reply by Burr53 1422641593.83 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

My avocado trees are laden with fruit and the entire village is enjoying the harvest! I wish I could share with you. I am in full preparation for my trip to visit you at QVC ... I have been designing none stop and have been traveling in search of the most beautiful pearls and gemstones for all my p... Continue Reading

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Hagit Gorali on 1422594000
 

Find your new MVP!

Last Reply by Ripka Lover 1422937515.78 | in Jewelry Talk, Judith Ripka

Hi everyone. We made it through January. After the holidays, winter can feel never-ending but so far, 2015 is off to a great start. Even though the holiday season is over, there are lots fun things to brighten up this time of year.    Will you be watching the big game tomorrow? Whether y... Continue Reading

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Judith Ripka on 1422594000
 

Happy New Year Ripkanistas!

Last Reply by BlueOcean 1422557050.117 | in Jewelry Talk, Judith Ripka, Hosts & Personalities

Hi Everyone, I hope your New Year is off to a happy start with the promise of many good things to come. I’m particularly delighted to begin 2015 with exciting plans for the Judith Ripka brand.  For me, the new year has brought a fresh perspective and more inspiration than ever.  Eve... Continue Reading

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Judith Ripka on 1422248400
 

California Dreaming -- My LA Getaway

Last Reply by coloradotink 1426910348.9 | in Jewelry Talk, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities

While in LA for my daughter's interview for PHD schools, I got to grab some birthday fun. California is such a beautiful state, with such kind people. It was my first time there and it was a dream come true to finally visit. It's breathtaking!! I wanted to share some photos from my trip with you!! ... Continue Reading

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Antonella Nester on 1421643600
 

2014 Was Quite a Year!!!

Last Reply by REAL Southern Lady 1425842122.363 | in Jewelry Talk, Carolyn Pollack, Hosts & Personalities

From wonderful QVC Shows and gatherings, to celebrating 20 years of marriage to my handsome husband, an unforgettable 3 Day 60 Mile Breast Cancer walk with my good friend Nancy Hornback, time spent with precious grand-kids and more, 2014 was quite a wonderful year! And now it’s been ... Continue Reading

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Carolyn Pollack on 1421384400
 

My Birthday Dinner Mini Drama

Last Reply by Kitty987 1429828285.333 | in Jewelry Talk, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities

Oooooh k... Here's the scoop on my birthday dinner at SUR. My daughter, Hope and I gave it the episode titled: LOST HOPE AT SUR..( Hope pretended she was lost and I lost Hope) We had our own mini drama and here are the details….LOL! We were in LA for Hope to interview at PHD schools and be... Continue Reading

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Antonella Nester on 1421384400
 

Gem Day

Last Reply by Rose Princess 1432091386.04 | in Jewelry Talk, Affinity

Have you ever heard of Cleopatra’s famous Emeralds? What most people don’t know is that many of them were really Peridot! They were actually extremely fine Peridot from the legendary mines on St. John’s Island (Zabargad) in Egypt.  This is believed to be the oldest site for P... Continue Reading

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Peyton Kelley on 1420520400
 

Lasting Legacy of Turquoise

Last Reply by Irish1210 1420482836.837 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Mom to Mom Blogs

Turquoise has been honored for thousands of years.  It has been named as the first gem ever recorded in history.  Cultures across the globe honor its color and power.  It is turquoise! Loving gems as we do, it is interesting that most people have a very personal, lasting story of tur... Continue Reading

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Jane Treacy on 1420470528.243
 
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