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

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

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, Vicenza Style, Hosts & Personalities

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, Vicenza Style, Hosts & Personalities

  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, Vicenza Style, Hosts & Personalities

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, Vicenza Style, Hosts & Personalities

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, Vicenza Style, Hosts & Personalities

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, Vicenza Style, Hosts & Personalities

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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Judith Ripka on 1401854400

The Lisa Robertson Show on QVC.com 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 QVC.com (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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Lori Greiner on 1401681600


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

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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Joan Rivers & 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, heirlooms...jewelry 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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On The Scene on 1400299200

Easter Memories & Birthday Celebrations!

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

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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Lisa Robertson on 1398830400

A Girl’s Best Friend – Diamonds?

Last Reply by mamaglam 1398360768.163 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Mom to Mom Blogs

Some of my best girlfriends are my 3 sisters, Susie, Cindy and Julie & my mom!  They have been there for me through thick and thin and shown me unconditional love!  And so did my Grandma Ann This is me, my mom, my grandma, Cindy & Sue at Christmas dinner one year.  We all l... Continue Reading

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Nancy Hornback on 1398312000

A BIG THANK YOU – Beauty with Benefits!

Last Reply by paigerx 1398392887.073 | in Beauty Banter, Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Last week I was able to be a part of our live broadcast hosted by Jane Tracey and QVC to raise funds and awareness for Cancer and Careers – an organization that benefits people in the workplace who are fighting cancer.  If you got to see the broadcast, you probably laughed a little, cri... Continue Reading

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Alberti QVC Host on 1398312000

Pay It Forward....My Diamond Story

Last Reply by RobertaSZ 1407804379.293 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Mom to Mom Blogs

By now my family, friends and viewers already know about my obsession with "pretty sparklies." I'm a sucker for shiny things! And what sparkles more, dazzles more, delights more than diamonds?   But when I started to write a blog about diamonds, it got me thinking: what is it about diamonds t... Continue Reading

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Jennifer Coffey on 1398312000

My Diamond Story

Last Reply by treetoper 1400777571.523 | 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

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Antonella Nester on 1398139200


Last Reply by cat13 1398131069.18 | in Joan Rivers, Jewelry Talk, All About Accessories

“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 DAVID: Joan, are you as excited as I am about an ENTIRE HOUR OF GORG... Continue Reading

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Joan Rivers & David Dangle on 1397793600

Happy Easter from Ireland!

Last Reply by ColsGrl 1398569830.49 | in Jewelry Talk, Kitchen & Food Talk, Hosts & Personalities

I remember long ago that as children we painted eggs for Easter. It was great fun to decorate them and even more fun eating them afterwards! Yesterday one of my colleagues painted some eggs – with shamrocks on them, of course – and gave me a few! So, today I boiled them up and enjoyed t... Continue Reading

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Irish Insights on 1397620800

Easter: A Time of Rebirth, New Beginnings, and Hope

In Jewelry Talk, Carolyn Pollack, Hosts & Personalities

Happy Easter! Easter is very special to me.  It is a time of rebirth, new beginnings and hope. It was my Grandma Dooley’s favorite holiday. My Grandma lived for her family, and treasured her “ladies” as she called the many women who were welcome to walk right through her unlo... Continue Reading

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Carolyn Pollack on 1397620800

I Made My Own Jewelry!

Last Reply by Justice4all 1398267582.887 | in Jewelry Talk, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities

I present jewelry a lot, and I often talk about how a specific piece of jewelry is made, but I wanted to get some hands on experience, so I took a class. The class was Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design, and jewelry designer Susan Roggio was our fearless leader. I chose to make a neckla... Continue Reading

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Rachel Boesing on 1397492105.233

Lucky, Lucky April Birthstone Babies!

Last Reply by school nurse 1398312318.2 | 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 ... Continue Reading

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Antonella Nester on 1397016000

QVC Sprouts Winner: Lucky Greenies Bracelets

In Jewelry Talk, The Q We Love

The newest QVC Sprouts winner is Lucky Greenies Set of 3 Bracelets with Flower Card You Can Plant!    These fun hemp twine bracelets boast pewter charms and diamond-cut glass crystals. But that's not all--the innovative packaging card contains wildflower seeds. Plant it and plan on a p... Continue Reading

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QVC Community Team on 1396411200

Gemstones, Birthdays, the Basel Jewelry Show, and Why My Waistline Keeps Expanding!

Last Reply by Peyton Kelley 1403811061.77 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Sorry that I haven’t been in better touch but it has been a hectic few months.  We were having a terrible blizzard here in Pennsylvania the day of January Gem Day and I had to leave the finale a little early.  A very nice guy from security was making one last run in the snow and offe... Continue Reading

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Peyton Kelley on 1395979200

Sleeping Beauty Turquoise and More New Designs!

Last Reply by Junbug19 1400610277.96 | in Jewelry Talk, Carolyn Pollack, Hosts & Personalities

American West Jewelry is back in a big way!  It’s been so long since we saw you last on QVC, and we’ve been hard at work making this event extra special. Tune in to QVC on Monday, March 24th from 1 - 3 pm ET and on Thursday, March 27th from 5 - 7 am ET and again from 7 - 9... Continue Reading

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Carolyn Pollack on 1395434843.363

A Quick Two Day Trip to Balmy Bangkok Thailand and the New TSV

Last Reply by Pamula 1401383223.353 | in Jewelry Talk, Judith Ripka, Hosts & Personalities

In between my last appearance at QVC in early February and my upcoming shows this weekend, I took a quick trip to Bangkok to visit my factories there and to work with them on future products.  While the cold wave hit the U.S., I was sweltering in humid 95 degree weather, where my clothes stuck ... Continue Reading

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Judith Ripka on 1395334831.987

QVC Sprouts: A Zymbol Story

In Jewelry Talk, The Q We Love

QVC Sprouts are new products picked by you! View a fresh selection of products every two weeks and vote on your favorite! The winner can be purchased within two weeks. One of our winners, Zymbol, shares the story of how they came to be. Spreading love and empowerment, one Zymbol at a time&hellip... Continue Reading

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QVC Community Team on 1394942400

The Irish Are On Their Way!

Last Reply by jojo63 1395071898.407 | in Fashion Talk, Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Stephen from Connemara Marble, John from Aran Craft, and John & Anita from Killarney Crystal are all onboard the big green airplane heading for QVC! John from Aran Craft John and Anita from Killarney Crystal Stephen from Connemara Marble and John from Aran Craft We are soooo looking fo... Continue Reading

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Irish Insights on 1394856000

4 Days Until St. Patrick's Day! How Are You Getting Ready to Celebrate All Things Irish?

Last Reply by PL Hill 1395040868.71 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Q News

St. Patrick's Day is almost here! Even the local donkey is all ears to hear about QVC's 25th St. Patrick's Day Celebration! All our friends will be at QVC on March 17th, and I can't wait for the big day. I will be heading for the US shortly, accompanied by John Cullen, and between us we will have... Continue Reading

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Irish Insights on 1394725607.223

New Designs!

In Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Is everybody warm?  This is a winter to remember!  We are still buried in snow and ice (in Vermont).  In spite of the cold, it is radiantly beautiful and the trees are sparkling. Since I will not be on air for quite a while, I thought I would share some of my new designs with you. ... Continue Reading

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Dominique Dinouart on 1394488187.527

Introducing our new Croco Collection…

Last Reply by jewel crazy 1394467410.83 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Hello my friends, It’s finally here.  After a sneak peek during the LIVE from the Red Carpet show, JAI John Hardy’s first figurative collection will make its debut next Tuesday, March 11th, during 3 hours of amazing new designs.  Since the day we launched JAI John Hardy, the e... Continue Reading

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Scott Grimes on 1394082000

Bring on Spring with a Cool Aqua Color!!

Last Reply by pegarootoo 1396759834.81 | in Jewelry Talk, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities

      As the frosty winter comes to a thaw, March Babies turn the season over with Crystal Blue Aquamarine!  Colors ranging from a clear blue summer sky to a deeper Caribbean blue ocean.  Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhh…. Are you ready for it?  I AM!!  Just the name ... Continue Reading

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Antonella Nester on 1393563600
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