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
Last Reply by 1972kittylover | in Jewelry Talk, Mom to Mom Blogs
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SO, tell ... Continue Reading
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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
Last Reply by Catstamper | 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
Last Reply by Cardamom | in Jewelry Talk, Kitchen & Food Talk, Hosts & Personalities
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
Last Reply by mostwanted | 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
In Jewelry Talk, Kitchen & Food Talk, Hosts & Personalities
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
**Add 1 1/2 oz. Tequila Resposado if you really Juan more :)
In a mixing glass, place ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by aQVCqueen | 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
Last Reply by redkat | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities
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
Last Reply by CruisinwiththeTopDown | 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
Last Reply by Suny329 | 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
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
Last Reply by mamaglam | 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
Last Reply by paigerx | 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
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
Last Reply by treetoper | 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 cat13 | 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
Joan, are you as excited as I am about an ENTIRE HOUR OF GORG... Continue Reading
Last Reply by ColsGrl | 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
In Jewelry Talk, Carolyn Pollack, Hosts & Personalities
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
Last Reply by Justice4all | 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
Last Reply by school nurse | 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
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
Last Reply by Peyton Kelley | 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
Last Reply by Junbug19 | 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
Last Reply by Pamula | 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
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
Last Reply by jojo63 | 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
Last Reply by PL Hill | 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
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
Last Reply by jewel crazy | 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
Last Reply by pegarootoo | 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
Last Reply by the vineyard | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities
As we watch all the fun this week leading up to our big Red Carpet Event on Friday in Los Angeles - it really makes me miss one of the biggest and brightest personalities that we shared this special moment with - Barry Ort from Kenneth Jay Lane. This was an event that Barry always had ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Bulldogswife | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends
I always know there is a Big Bonanza Silver event upon us when I see trays of incredible new silver product that will excite the customers beyond their highest expectations, and yes… all on sale! The Bonanza Sale event is always a favorite sale event of mine and for the viewers as well!
All about links – The newest looks
It all starts with the TSV and my coworker and friend, Jen, picked an incredible TSV in a bold status rolo bracelet. It is definitely one of the boldest ever offered and statement piece to represent the day. Next, no one doe... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Pat22 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends
Hello my friends, Get ready for the unexpected!
Are you ready for a day of amazing sterling silver? For the first time, I am going to be on Big Bonanza Day with a fantastic leather and silver bangle called the Charming Slide Bangle. On February 27th at 2pm my dear fr... Continue Reading
Last Reply by 124588 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends
Hi my friends,
I am so excited to announce that QVC has invited JAI John Hardy to be part of the Red Carpet Show this coming Friday, February 28th at 9pm ET live from the Four Season’s Hotel in Beverly Hills. I honestly do not know what I’m most excited for; the launch of our fi... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Nadjalu | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Q News
Looks like spring is arriving in Ireland, and I can't believe there is just one month to go until St. Patrick’s Day!
Last evening I hosted a dinner party for my sisters, and it was lovely to get together with them as we don't get to meet all together that often. We had roast duck with potatoe... Continue Reading
Last Reply by cooking lady | in Carolyn Pollack, Hosts & Personalities, TSV Talk
Gabby and I had been pondering where to go on vacation for months…Texas? Louisiana? Or our all-time favorite, Way out West??
After a lot of thought we settled on New Mexico. We’d visited Colorado many times, but we had never spent time in the Land of Enchantment. It occurred to me this... Continue Reading
Last Reply by cookie44 | in Carolyn Pollack, Hosts & Personalities, TSV Talk
I am so excited about my Today’s Special Value!!! I just finished pulling the clothes that our lovely models will wear throughout the day. It was a blast playing with all of the colors in the closet. From neutrals, to pastels and brights, this bracelet is always right! &... Continue Reading
Last Reply by IrishNicky | in Jewelry Talk, Carolyn Pollack, Hosts & Personalities
It’s been four months since our last CP show!
Wow, this has really been tough! You are such a part of my world, and keeping all of my new designs under wraps until now has been excruciating!! After all, how do you keep your juiciest secrets from your best friends?!! Being a ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Cadi | in Carolyn Pollack
I am a strong believer in serendipity. In my life, I have been fortunate to be faced with both obstacles and opportunities that have guided my journey in unexpected ways. As one of four children raised by a single mom, it was a fortunate necessity that I get creative and resourceful if I wanted new ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by deepamd | in Jewelry Talk, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities
I couldn’t tell you the first time I heard Marianne Williamson’s famous quote, ‘Our Deepest Fear’, but I can tell you it changed my life forever. Inspiration is a funny thing, you never know where you will find it, but when you do, it has the power to change the course ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Me2Me | in Jewelry Talk, Judith Ripka, Hosts & Personalities
My parents came to this country because they wanted their yet unborn children to grow up in the greatest country in the world. They came with no knowledge of English, no money and no prospects. They did so for the future of their family. They taught me to believe in myself and like them, to pursue m... Continue Reading
Last Reply by fark | in Jewelry Talk, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities
A very poor man lived with his wife. One day, his wife, who had very long hair asked him to buy her a comb for her hair to grow well and to be well-groomed. The man felt very sorry and said no. He explained that he did not even have enough money to fix the strap of his watch he had just broken. She ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by BGDC | in Judith Ripka, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends
There is no greater joy than becoming a parent. And I’m blessed to have experienced this three times with my beautiful sons.
Close in age, they grew up together, going to the same high school and even sharing the same friends. Yet as similar as their circumstances were, their personalit... Continue Reading
In Beauty Banter, Jewelry Talk
My name is Virginie Bouchoucha and I'm so excited to join the amazing QVC Beauty community with a new product we developed over two years especially for QVC.
I'm 40 years old and was born in France to a family that owned a cosmetics business in Provence. When I was a child, my father suffered from skin problems. Every year, we traveled to the Dead Sea and spent a few weeks there floating in the salty water and relaxing in the beautiful mountain desert views while my father was healing.
I moved to Israel 16 years ago. Amidst the creation of my loving family, which includes my husb... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Cajun Queen | in Jewelry Talk, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities
You Ladies are rockin' your amethyst. One of my favorite gem stones, drenched in rich, deep purple. Oooooh is that ever a beauty!!
Amethyst is such a regal stone. In its color, it just looks like Royalty, and it is. Amethyst has been used in crowns and jewels, fit for a Queen (even a QVC Queen - is... Continue Reading
Last Reply by LDD90 | in Jewelry Talk, Judith Ripka, TSV Talk
Happy New Year! I hope all of you had a happy, healthy and fun holiday and a great New Year.
After my last December shows, I took a long awaited restful vacation, spent mostly with family and friends, catching up on my reading, relaxing, taking long walks with Ron in Florida and... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Justice4all | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities
Hello My Friends,
I have so much exciting news to share with you about my show coming up this Sunday 2/2 on Sterling Designer Day. I am on first thing in the morning with 2 full hours from 6-8am …mark your calendars now because you are not going to want to miss one minute!!!
First let me sh... Continue Reading
Last Reply by BLB | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities
Hello my friends,
I hope everyone had an amazing holiday with their loved ones and that this finds each of you happy, healthy, and in good spirits. My family and I are loving being back in my hometown and we are taking full advantage of being so close to my parents and siblings along with the... Continue Reading
Last Reply by best educator | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities
As we approach the middle of the winter, I follow closely the weather forecast in America and I cannot believe how much snow you’re getting this year!
In Israel, we are not used to such cold weather and although it is quite cold during the winter, it never gets that cold and we... Continue Reading