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A Sparkling, Stackable, Sculpture-Filled Summer

Last Reply by SuSu 1405443364.913 | in Jewelry Talk, Judith Ripka, Hosts & Personalities

Hello everyone. Can you believe it is already July? This summer is really flying by, and I hope that you are all creating your own special memories. I think that it is so important to take time to enjoy the beautiful weather. Ron and I have been doing just that. I always say that if I did not spend... Continue Reading

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Jewelry On Q Street - Ankle Bracelets!

In Fashion Talk, Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Here is my next installment of Jewelry On Q Street. When we need styling tips we don’t walk – we RUN  to Toi. She is the fashion guru for hosts. She’s amazing and I can’t say enough good things about her! She snagged the Steel by Design ankle bracelets off of my tray and... Continue Reading

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Nancy Hornback on 1404964800

July’s Hotties – Ravishing Rubies

Last Reply by Now Stinky 1406688319.467 | 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 ... Continue Reading

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Jewelry On Q Street - Extraordinary Life Bangles!

Last Reply by piperoni 1404879239.723 | in Fashion Talk, Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

  You have been asking about the bangles in the video & THEY'RE HERE!!  Woo, Hoo!  Extraordinary Life is the QVC trademarked name for the collection. We picked the name because we felt that each person has a story to tell, and these bangles help share their story. There are 9 d... Continue Reading

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Nancy Hornback on 1404792000

Black Hills Jewelry Memory

Last Reply by katiescarlett 1404919658.093 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Mom to Mom Blogs

I wanted to share this beautiful post from one of my Facebook Friends, Linda R.  She wrote this during the Black Hills Jewelry show on Memorial Day.  (BTW – the Black Hills Gold Guy is Jim Whittaker. J)  Enjoy! “I am so enjoying the Black Hills Gold show.  I woul... Continue Reading

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Nancy Hornback on 1404446400

American West Today’s Special Value!

Last Reply by Nuna Faye 1404989746.393 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities, TSV Talk

Happy Fourth of July!  We’re celebrating with our American West Treasures Sleeping Beauty Sterling Cuff (J291921)!  It is 38 grams of glorious silver, and features the most treasured American gem, Sleeping Beauty turquoise from the now closed mine in Arizona.  And as if this wer... Continue Reading

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Jewelry On Q Street - Next Addition

In Fashion Talk, Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Here are my next two additions of Jewelry On Q Street. Let me know what you think. You get to meet one of our Interns and Alex who is jewelry shopping for his wife's birthday. If you are not able to view them, some people are having trouble viewing on their iPhones or iPads, you can click here and see them on my facebook page: Nancy Hornback QVC.  Here are a few of the beautiful pieces of jewelry on my tray that are available now; Continue Reading

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Twenty Years of Treasures!!!!

In Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

For our 20th wedding anniversary, Bill and I took a few days off before our big American West Fourth of July celebration on QVC to reminisce about our first two decades together.  Having been a match made in jewelry and gem heaven, one of our first dates was the Santa Fe Indian Market, and our ... Continue Reading

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Twenty Years of 4th of July memories!

Last Reply by gramapapa8 1408741749.613 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Carolyn Pollack

It’s hard to believe, but on a beautiful Fourth of July weekend in 1994, Bill and I said “I do” in the presence of our families at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island.  Everything was perfect, just as I had imagined, and that’s really all I could do is imagine given that ... Continue Reading

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Nancy's Mushroom Recipe

In Jewelry Talk, Kitchen & Food Talk, Q News

There is no exact recipe, I just put these ingredients together one day - and my husband loved it!  You will need more or less depending on your palette.  And you use this with any of your fav veggies, just substitute the mushrooms for spinach or squash...OR...just add the spinach or squ... Continue Reading

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Everything Glitters in Vegas!

In Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Diamonique

Vegas baby! Earlier this month I attended JCK, the leading jewelry event in North America. Our jewelry team attends each year to see what’s hot, what’s new, and what’s next (and to place orders for our QVC selection). I spent time with each buyer to learn about jewelry, and how we ... Continue Reading

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Last Reply by Issiestorm 1409219512.793 | in Jewelry Talk, Q News, Hosts & Personalities

Hi, everyone! We are enjoying a heat wave in Ireland at the moment, and the other day I made a visit to our quarry in the West of Ireland  to inspect the latest load of marble that we have lifted from the ground. On the right hand side of the quarry we have opened up a new vein and have b... Continue Reading

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I’m Back!!

Last Reply by JackieBlue 1403707660.337 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Please join me June 24 and 25. I am so happy that it is finally summer. We had a long, cold winter here in Vermont and a rainy wet spring, but the rain has brought our gardens to life in a spectacular way.  My backyard has turned into a fern forest!! I have not appeared on QVC since Janua... Continue Reading

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A Visit to The Honora Pearl Team in NYC

Last Reply by Lisavan 1413647270.83 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Honora

Every time there's an Honora TSV it brings back memories of my very first TSV kickoff! I wrote this blog back in June, and it's so fun to look back and read it again :)   It's a big milestone for first TSV kickoff! As we greet a new day at QVC, we usher in an exciting new item and spo... Continue Reading

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Jewelry on Q Street

Last Reply by Dot Calm 1404515123.6 | in Fashion Talk, Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

I'm starting a new blog series this week:  "Jewelry on Q Street".   I chose 7 items:  two from Diamonique, & one from Silver, Bronzo Italia, Carolyn Pollack, JAI John Hardy & Steel by Design. Then I went to the streets of Q to see what our office peeps liked best & w... Continue Reading

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Nancy Hornback on 1403236800

Relive Vicenza Style(R)! Lisa Shares Her Photos from Italy

Last Reply by NanaS 1404057231.947 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Vicenza Style

  I wanted to share my photos from Italy with those of you who aren't on Facebook. And, I also wanted to share two more videos that our crew shot during our time there…enjoy! :)       OMG! I almost forgot Lucky! I had to go back and get him. I wonder what else I f... Continue Reading

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Lisa Robertson on 1403064000

Happy Summer!!

Last Reply by Texussgal 1405499430.163 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Carolyn Pollack

As we reach the official start of summer, I can’t think of a better way to celebrate than with you on QVC!  I’m reviewing the product line-up today, which always gets me pumped up!!!  I’ve been busy designing for February 2015, so it is exciting to reconnect with my June designs. I had forgotten how fun, fresh, and colorful these pieces are!  It wouldn’t be summer without Sleeping Beauty turquoise, and there are some very special new pieces coming up. And for all of those summer special occasions, there’s a collection with a fresh take on pearls.&n... Continue Reading

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Last Reply by chvall99 1403094587.277 | in Jewelry Talk, Q News, Hosts & Personalities

About one mile from the famous Cliffs of Moher in the west of Ireland is a little known but fascinating place - it's the holy well dedicated to St. Brigid. I made a visit there the other day and want to share the story with you. Born in 525 AD, St. Brigid is the most famous woman saint, and this ... Continue Reading

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Irish Insights on 1402929775.037

‘Dads: ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventurers, story-tellers, and singers of songs.’ Happy Father’s Day!

Last Reply by Hey-jude 1403998312.19 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Hi my friends, Do you remember career day when you were a little kid in elementary school?  Parents would come in and share what their job was, almost like a day of show and tell.  I remember when the teacher would ask the kids in my class what they wanted to be when they grew up, most of... Continue Reading

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Another Day in Paradise...I Mean Venice! Vicenza Style(R) Tonight!

Last Reply by QisBEST 1403670223.317 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Vicenza Style

Venice is a magical city. It is a city with many layers. You can visit a million times and never see everything. This year, we thought we would take you on a tour of Venice. It is a little insight into one of my favorite cities in the world. If you are lucky enough to have been there, it will bring ... Continue Reading

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Lisa Robertson on 1402718400

One of the Best Assortments Ever!

Last Reply by darcy3 1408849643.747 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

This year’s trip to the Vicenza Jewelry Fair with my associate buyer, Danielle Smith, and Lisa Robertson did not disappoint!  There were so many great trends and so many new ideas that you will see on our Vicenza Style 25-hour event day on June 15th. The best way to describe the show was... Continue Reading

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David - QVC Gold Buyer on 1402632000

Ciao from Venice! Coundown to Vicenza Style(R)...Two Days!

Last Reply by ladd 1402741835.24 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Vicenza Style

We are in Italy safe and sound, but getting here is always an adventure. This year we decided to take you along...with a video. :) Ciao!-Lisa Continue Reading

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Lisa Robertson on 1402632000

Happy Father's Day to my Daddy!

Last Reply by samslilangel 1409853733.273 | 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.&nb... Continue Reading

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Antonella Nester on 1402591232.42

Las Vegas

Last Reply by Peyton Kelley 1408058304.09 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Every year I dread and look forward to the Las Vegas Jewelry Show.  I dread it because, even though Vegas is a fabulous place, it’s just not my cup of tea.  I don’t gamble or drink much but do enjoy the shows.  I did put $3 in a slot machine and won $ 0.04.   ... Continue Reading

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Peyton Kelley on 1402585134.29

10 YEARS?!?!?....Are you kidding?...It's felt like 10 MINUTES.....SHEESH!!

Last Reply by samslilangel 1409855218.02 | 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 w... Continue Reading

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Antonella Nester on 1402545600

Bronzo Italia(R) Rolo Bracelet & Vicenza's Status Trend

In Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Vicenza Style

  It's a busy week to fit into one blog! But there's a lot to cover in this last Vicenza preview. The Bronzo status link bracelet for today is absolutely beautiful. It is a piece that is special because of its size, texture, and timeless beauty. This is the statement piece you can live in. T... Continue Reading

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Lisa Robertson on 1402459200

VicenzaSilver Sterling Lire Coin Cuff & The Colors of Metal Trend

In Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Vicenza Style

One thing the Italians love is their heritage. Part of that heritage is the lira. The lira was the official currency in Italy until 2002, and the Italians were NOT happy when they had to go to the Euro! Ever since the lira has been out of circulation, it has become more and more difficult to find.... Continue Reading

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Lisa Robertson on 1402372800

Vicenza's Big & Bold Trend & the G.I.L.I.(TM) Hematite Cuff

Last Reply by MGarrett 1402324733.377 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Vicenza Style

One of the big trends coming out of Italy is still the trend of the big bold bracelet look. Sometimes it's called a radiant wrist, sometimes it's called a statement piece, or big and bold, but anyway you state it, it's about making your wrist the focal point of your jewelry. One of the beautiful tre... Continue Reading

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Lisa Robertson on 1402286400

Vicenza's Colors of Metal & The Bronzo Black Spinel Initial Tag

Last Reply by perkone 1402282502.223 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Vicenza Style

I love jewelry that has a strong point of view. It is one of the reasons that I like to look at some men's pieces of jewelry. This initial pendant with black spinel, is one that I designed and was inspired by a mix of designer pieces and men's jewelry. We worked with our Italian partners to make i... Continue Reading

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Lisa Robertson on 1402200000

Precious Pearls - June's Birthstone

Last Reply by jetts_mom 1402245515.767 | 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... Continue Reading

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Antonella Nester on 1402113600

Come with Me to Vicenza, Italy! See What's Fresh from the Fair

Last Reply by Dior 1402851606.21 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Vicenza Style

David should know better than to leave me at the fair by myself! He had to leave on Monday night. On Tuesday morning, I had a couple hours to find some trouble so I went treasure hunting. In the far corner of the fair in a little booth I walked by a window and had to walk right back. There were th... Continue Reading

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Lisa Robertson on 1402001271.063

The Couture Jewelry Show in Las Vegas and my Upcoming TSV

Last Reply by shirleyjean 1409449696.8 | in Jewelry Talk, Judith Ripka, TSV Talk

Hello All, I’m so excited to be back with you for our June shows, and to tell you about my fantastic trip to the Couture show in Las Vegas last week.  Every year I look forward to Couture, which is one of the most important shows in the US for the luxury jewelry industry.  Couture i... Continue Reading

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The Lisa Robertson Show on Starts This Sunday!

Last Reply by alert 1402282754.287 | in Fashion Talk, Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

The Lisa Robertson Show is off for the summer, but you can still watch it. Confusing, right? Let me explain: we decided to shoot some special episodes of The Lisa Robertson Show for QVC PLUS over the summertime. Every Sunday on (or at 9pm ET on QVC PLUS), you can catch a new episode of the ... Continue Reading

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Lisa Robertson on 1401854400

It's Summer Graduation Season

In Jewelry Talk, For the Home Talk, Hosts & Personalities

It's finally starting to feel like summer which means graduation season is in full effect! Graduations are such a special time and a big momentous occasion in a person’s life. Whether graduating from high school, college, or graduate school—it's also an exciting stepping stone and a big accomplishment! A time someone always remembers. It's also a time when those graduating remember and appreciate the people that have helped and supported them along the way. I've always felt that a piece of jewelry is the right kind of gift to commemorate this kind of special occasion. It's somet... Continue Reading

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Last Reply by mj50 1402973893.35 | in Fashion Talk, Jewelry Talk, Joan Rivers Classics Collection

DAVID: Joan, your ladies made it very clear what they wanted: ANOTHER ALL JEWELRY HOUR!! JOAN: Jill Bauer and I had the most fun in our last jewelry show. It started when we realized that we had known each other for 20 years! I’ve watched Jill grow up on QVC, get married and start her wonderf... Continue Reading

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David Dangle on 1401300509.94

Enchanting Emeralds - May's Birthstone

Last Reply by tabbycatOct 1401566604.39 | 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... Continue Reading

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Antonella Nester on 1400904000

My Most Special Gold Jewelry Piece

Last Reply by julsy 1401668331.39 | 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 whit... Continue Reading

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Antonella Nester on 1400817600

Summer Essentials, Great Stay-Cations & REAL Vacations!

Last Reply by butterlamb 1402928570.643 | in Fashion Talk, Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Summertime is the perfect time to take a vacation! I think it's one of the best things about the season. This week's blog is a few fun questions about travel.     I also wanted to share some photos of my trip to Italy with all of you who aren't on Facebook. Congratulations to every... Continue Reading

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Lisa Robertson on 1400558400

Summer Fun - American West Style!

In Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Looking forward to some Summer fun?  I know that I am!  Even though Summer may not literally mean the same freedom from schedules, alarm clocks, dress codes, and curfews that it did when we were kids, there is still something freeing about this season!  The freedom to dress a little more casually, or maybe even a little more girly.  The encouragement to show a little more skin, the necessity of a pedicure much more frequently, and the justification to buy that adorable SPF 50 floppy hat in the resort gift shop! Summer for many of us brings back memories of family gathering... Continue Reading

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Carolyn Pollack on 1400516846.123

What's the MOST Special Piece in Your Jewelry Box?

Last Reply by 1972kittylover 1403656687.947 | in Jewelry Talk, Mom to Mom Blogs

THIS SWEEPS IS NOW CLOSED! Tradition, history, keepsakes, can mean SO much! Tell me what is the most special piece in your jewelry box and why? Answer in the comments below and you will be entered to win one of three GOLDEN grand prizes - valued at over $1,900 each! SO, tell ... Continue Reading

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Antonella Nester on 1400299200

May is Gold Month Sweepstakes Official Rules

In Jewelry Talk

SPONSOR: This Sweepstakes is sponsored by QVC, 1200 Wilson Drive, West Chester, PA 19380 (“Sponsor”).   ELIGIBILITY: No purchase necessary. Must be 18 years or older to enter. Void where prohibited. Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia, excluding Rhode Island, who are 18 years or older at the time of Submission and have submitted a valid Submission prior to the end of the Sweepstakes. Any person who submits any information to Sponsor or any other party in connection with the Sweepstakes is a “Participant”. ... Continue Reading

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Easter Memories & Birthday Celebrations!

Last Reply by Catstamper 1402518132.003 | in Jewelry Talk, Q News, Hosts & Personalities

Sinead, Solvar Jewellery What did you do for Easter? Myself, Cathal and the twins headed off to Co Clare in Ireland to spend a few days with my fabulous sister, Louise. On Easter Sunday, the weather was glorious, and so we decided to take advantage and visited Craggaunowen, which is only a couple ... Continue Reading

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Irish Insights on 1400212800

A Jalepeno Kiss by JAI John Hardy

Last Reply by Cardamom 1399581292.093 | in Jewelry Talk, Kitchen & Food Talk, Hosts & Personalities

INGREDIENTS: 1 oz. Lemonade 1/2 oz. Orange juice  Handful of diced Cucumber 2 thin slices of Jalapeno 1/2 oz. Fresh Ginger Syrup 1/2 oz. Sweet sour Fresh Ground Black Pepper ***If you would like to add liquor add 1-1/2 oz. Cachaca or Karma Tequila   In a mixing glass, place cucum... Continue Reading

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Nancy Hornback on 1399521600

Business as Usual and a Few Words on My Partnership with Xcel Brands

Last Reply by mostwanted 1400038705.683 | in Jewelry Talk, Judith Ripka, Hosts & Personalities

Hello to all and Happy Spring!  It’s been a busy couple of months for me and I have some exciting news to share about some developments in my business.  Everyone who knows me will tell you that, after my family, the thing I am most passionate about in the world is designing beautiful... Continue Reading

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Judith Ripka on 1399521600

Juan More - by JAI John Hardy

In Jewelry Talk, Kitchen & Food Talk, Hosts & Personalities

    INGREDIENTS; 1/2 oz. Ginger Syrup 2 oz. Lime Juice 1 1/2 Agave Nectar 1 Pinch of Cilantro 4 Cooked Beets (in small cubes) 2 Dashes of Habanero Bitters GARNISH Dill-Salt rim **Add 1 1/2 oz. Tequila Resposado if you really Juan more :) PREPARATION In a mixing glass, place ... Continue Reading

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Jane Treacy on 1399521600

My Life is a Journey Waiting to be Explored

Last Reply by aQVCqueen 1399582234.487 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Hey my friends, Over this past year, I have found myself traveling throughout South East Asia and meeting some of the most inspiring and talented craftsmen in the world.  I’ve been able to work with these talented craftsmen and bring their stories to life through beautiful pieces of jewe... Continue Reading

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Scott Grimes on 1399348800

PAZ Spring shows!

Last Reply by redkat 1399688509.77 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Dear friends, It has been about two months since my last visit to the Q and I have to be honest and tell you that I missed you a lot! So many things have happened and I don’t even know where to begin... I celebrated my 40th birthday, which was wonderful. We had a busy Passover with the family and most important, we worked extremely hard on our 2014 spring collection which I cannot wait to share with you next week. As you already know me well, this is my favorite time of the year.  So next week’s event has a special meaning to me. We expanded the Lace and Garden collect... Continue Reading

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Danny Newfeld on 1399042597.487

The Opening Night Pearl Collection

Last Reply by CruisinwiththeTopDown 1399057318.223 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Well, where to begin? I am thrilled to be on-air with my dear friend Antonella at 1P EST on Monday May 5th. We will be sharing more fabulous pieces from my Opening Night Collection. Every time I go to an opening night performance, it is just as thrilling as the first! It is the anticipation, hearing... Continue Reading

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Hagit Gorali on 1398973701.723

May is Gold Month and EternaGold is Here to Celebrate!

Last Reply by Suny329 1403895439.2 | in Fashion Talk, Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

My husband, Jim, is from Providence, RI, just a stone’s throw away from the factory where many of the EternaGold jewelry items are made. After our first show together, Ted Leach kindly extended an open invitation to tour the factory.  There are so many attributes about EternaGold that ... Continue Reading

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Nancy Hornback on 1398916800

Tubogas Jewelry Styling Tips

Last Reply by ginnyvmk 1407157206.07 | in Beauty Banter, Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Last year, when I was in Italy I fell in love with a tubogas necklace. It was a 60" necklace that you would wrap around your neck five times. I loved the look when it was right, but getting it right required a number of attempts! This G.I.L.I.(TM) 5 Row Tubogas is the perfect solution. You can wear ... Continue Reading

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