Last Reply by Teapot1011 | 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
Last Reply by ashland | 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
Last Reply by BklynKinsey | 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
Last Reply by poster | 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
Last Reply by patnap | 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
Last Reply by ROCK | 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
Last Reply by catpup | 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
Last Reply by adifferentfacet | 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
Last Reply by Blondie1123 | 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
Last Reply by Burr53 | 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
Last Reply by Ripka Lover | 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
Last Reply by StyleIcon | in Jewelry Talk, Judith Ripka, Hosts & Personalities
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
Last Reply by Bookbabe | 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
Last Reply by angelorum | 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
Last Reply by SerenityNowMyndi | 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
Last Reply by Peyton Kelley | 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
Last Reply by Irish1210 | 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
Last Reply by mzqvcqueen | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Mom to Mom Blogs
We always love it when we get to celebrate a hosts’ birthday. To start the New Year, we have a bonus by having two hosts, Alberti Popaj and Jennifer Coffey, that share the same birthday, January 5th. Since they are both Capricorn’s, we thought it would be fun to find out who is... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Nadda | in Judith Ripka
Hi friends. Happy New Year! 2015 is finally here. I hope that everyone enjoyed spending the holidays with their families and friends.
The New Year is a great time for new beginnings. This year, my New Year’s Resolution is to eat less carbs and eat more protein. What are your New Year’s ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Michelly | in Carolyn Pollack
You know how I always say "go bold or go home" ? Well, that was my philosophy in 1998, our first Christmas in our new home. The ceiling is 18 feet high, so Bill, Tiffany, Miles and I set out on a quest for a tree worthy of this new space. We found it!
You should have seen Bi... Continue Reading
In Judith Ripka
Hello all. I hope that everyone is bundled up and enjoying the holidays with their families. So far, I am having a great holiday season with my family and friends.
I recently attended a holiday party on a boat called The Atlantica. We cruised around the Hudson River and enjoyed stunning views of th... Continue Reading
Last Reply by kbcr | in Jewelry Talk, Diamonique, Hosts & Personalities
MERRY CHRISTMAS EVE! I don't know about you but I'm looking forward to sleeping in, wrapping a few last-minute gifts, staying in my PJ's all day and cooking up a storm before opening up pajama gifts with Gabby and going to late-night services. However you're planning on spending your holidays, I hop... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Irish1210 | in Carolyn Pollack
This holiday season, I am so grateful that our family is blessed with health and happiness. We celebrated with a vacation on Oahu with our son Miles, his wife Heather and our precious granddaughter Grace. It was so nice to have a week to get to know her, she will turn... Continue Reading
Last Reply by maryinminn | in Jewelry Talk, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities
You waited ALL year for your birthstone.....But it was worth the wait, YOU GET 3!!! Blue Topaz, Turquoise, and Tanzanite!!!
Rings Pictured Below from Left to Right:
Premier 2.30cttw Tanzanite & 1/5cttw DiamondRing
Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Round Sterling Ring
22.00 ct... Continue Reading
Last Reply by nootchka | in Jewelry Talk, Judith Ripka, TSV Talk
Hi friends. I hope that everyone had a delightful Thanksgiving. This year, I made a fabulous sweet potato pie with marshmallows. For me, November was a busy month. Of course, Thanksgiving was great but I also had a wonderful time at our small holiday get-together. It was such a treat to get ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by jojobeans | in Jewelry Talk, Among Friends
If Thanksgiving was any indication of how special Christmas will be with Olive this year then my wish is for each day of this holiday season, to be in slow motion so I can truly embrace every little moment through her eyes.
We were having a little bit of a rock n roll fashion moment
This Christm... Continue Reading
Last Reply by samslilangel | in Jewelry Talk
I wanted to take a moment to tell you & share with the QVC family how much I appreciate your friendship. My life has been a series of serendipitous moments that have led me on an amazing journey around the world & eventually here to QVC.
We met 2 ½ years ago in a brief work meeting. ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Chitown Princess | in Jewelry Talk
Hi everyone. Beth and the team just returned from visiting our factories in Bangkok, Thailand.
Whenever you travel, it’s always good to immerse yourself in the culture. Beth and the team experienced Thai culture by visiting this restaurant and saw these Thai dancers in their elegant, traditio... Continue Reading
Last Reply by jtierney1106 | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Mom to Mom Blogs
I can't even remember when my mom gave it to me. It’s one of those things a grown up gives you that mean so much to them, but in the self-centered haze of youth, means a forced "thanks" to you.
I didn't think about it much, but it made it through eight moves in ten years. It survived every ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Peyton Kelley | in Jewelry Talk
Icon. Film Star. Humanitarian. These are just a few words that describe a legend the world still mourns. In 1963, my Grandmother took me to see the movie Cleopatra on the big screen (my Mother thought it was too risqué for a ten year old). I was immediately mes... Continue Reading
Last Reply by DAPHNEJUNE | in Carolyn Pollack, Recipe Swap, Cookie Exchange
My Grandma Dooley was a wonderful baker. I remember sitting around her kitchen table on Christmas Day passing platters and tins of various family favorites. It was as if we were at the most amazing cookie exchange, only Grandma made them ALL! Even after indulging, there were enough to ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Justice4all | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities
My family and I have had an amazingly blessed year and you may not know it, but many of those blessings were bestowed upon us by you. Thank you for not only joining me on our journey together with JAI Jewelry, but for embracing me and trusting me to bring you beautiful works of wearable art.... Continue Reading
Last Reply by prophet | in Carolyn Pollack
I absolutely love this Christmas song. The Doris Day Christmas album was one of my favorites growing up, and still is! Now that I am a Grandma of three, I think I’m feeling a little more nostalgic this season. In my quest to come up with the perfect presents for the little ones, I have... Continue Reading
Last Reply by prophet | in Jewelry Talk, Carolyn Pollack, Hosts & Personalities
Our camera girl shared with us her jewelry pick on my latest segment of Jewelry on QStreet. Just wait till she reveals which gorgeous everyday piece is on her Holiday wish list and why!
Items in my tray:
J149478: Stainless Steel Silk Fit "Our Father" Prayer Ring
J292482: Sleeping ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by prophet | in Jewelry Talk
[My Dad and Mom 1998]
In 2001, I was living in South Africa when my family’s world was turned upside down. It was October 30th and I was back in the US visiting my parent’s when I answered their phone at 9am. It was one of my mom’s tennis partners who told me my mo... Continue Reading
Last Reply by MrsMommaGoodNess | in Judith Ripka
This Thanksgiving will be very different for me.
Thanksgiving has long been a favorite holiday of mine. I have so many fond memories of gathering with my Grandma, Grandpa, Aunts, Uncles and 14 cousins at my Aunt Jenny and Uncle Wayne’s home in Minnesota. I am so fortunate to have grown up c... Continue Reading
In Fashion Talk, Jewelry Talk, For the Home Talk
We all have a ton of jewelry. With all the new trends, outfits to coordinate pieces with, and the recent X ring obsession, it can get to be a bit much. Can you guess who’s jewelry collections these are?
You've guessed it! Carolyn Gracie (1st photo) is very organized. Mary Beth Roe ( 2nd... Continue Reading
In Jewelry Talk, Diamonique, Hosts & Personalities
Here is my next installment of my jewelry blog Jewelry on QStreet. See which piece my boss doesn’t like. Sorry the Carolyn Pollack piece is not available until next year.
Items in my tray:
J149478: Stainless Steel Silk Fit "Our Father" Prayer Ring
J292482: Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Sterling... Continue Reading
Last Reply by soozb | in Jewelry Talk, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities
Everywhere you look in the month of November you see the gorgeous warm shades of yellow, orange and red leaves falling to the ground. November’s birthstone Citrine does a marvelous job at capturing that warm fall feeling.
There are very few true yellow gemstones. The name citrine is derived f... Continue Reading
Last Reply by booey | in Jewelry Talk, Judith Ripka
Hello friends and Happy November. I love November because it is the real start of the holiday season. The holidays are always busy for everyone, but they really are a magical time of year. My favorite part of the holidays is spending time with my family, my closest friends, and all of the people tha... Continue Reading
In Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities
I love to ambush people to see what jazzes them up. Check out the next installment in my Jewelry on QStreet series. Sorry the Carolyn Pollack piece is not available until next year.
Items in my tray:
J149478: Stainless Steel Silk Fit "Our Father" Prayer Ring
J292482: S... Continue Reading
In Jewelry Talk, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities
Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo and Violet.......................... what?!?!? Yup, that's what your October birthstone brings us....color, color and more color! A rainbow of fiery shades captured in a gemstone. It is a force of nature that swells within one stone - Opal... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Leeny | in Joan Rivers Classics Collection, Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities
On the morning of August 28 as I was getting ready for work, Joan Rivers inexplicably popped into my mind. For some reason, I began wondering what the world—and QVC—would be like without the inimitable Joan. It wasn’t until an hour or so later while driving to work that I heard the news that Joan had been admitted to Mount Sinai Hospital after undergoing an endoscopy in a Manhattan clinic.
Like the rest of the world, Joan was in my thoughts during the following week as news continued to come in about her condition. Just when it sounded like she was improving, he... Continue Reading
Last Reply by cookieQ | in Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities, Q News
The other week, we sent the team to our quarry in Connemara to lift marble ahead of the winter season. While clearing an old working, we came upon some rusting metal and wood parts and laid them aside as they seemed unusual. I arranged to have them brought back to the workshop in Rathfarnham village... Continue Reading
Last Reply by sunfloweryellow | in Joan Rivers Classics Collection, Jewelry Talk, Hosts & Personalities
Do you know that saying, “Be careful what you wish for?” Well, there’s at least one time in my life when I’m glad I wasn’t careful…and that was when I wished I could work with Joan Rivers. Long before I was hired as a program host at QVC, I would watch her on the... Continue Reading
Last Reply by SuSu | in Jewelry Talk, Judith Ripka, Hosts & Personalities
Hi everyone. I am really happy to be back with you for October’s shows and to introduce you to a lovely new item. As you know, I design jewelry that should be worn all the time. As I always say, my pieces can go from blue jeans to black tie! Versatility is so important and I believe that my de... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Jonesy | in Jewelry Talk, Carolyn Pollack, Hosts & Personalities
It’s my favorite time of year, so Bill and I jam packed our weekend before I head off to QVC! The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta kicked off on Saturday, and the morning mass ascension was spectacular! We couldn’t have asked for better weather. I just love seeing 100,000+ ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by cindy333 | in Fashion Talk, Lori Goldstein, Jewelry Talk
Just BEYOND excited to announce the launch of LOGO Links and for the chance to share my passion for jewelry. To me, they’re not just accessories but trans-formative pieces that have been such a big part of my styling and everyday world.
All it takes sometime is just one great piece to t... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Mommy Shops | in Jewelry Talk, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities
hi lovelies .... last week i invited u to share ur pics and stories abt what ur "hear my soul speak" jewelry means to u! i believe ur soul is the most unique part of you, and it has a story to tell. It should never be silenced, and you should never give up!
i hv always said we are in thi... Continue Reading
Last Reply by sound8 | in Jewelry Talk, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities
Oooooh September Babies..... I envy you! Your birthstone is my most favorite color - - Sapphire Blue!!!! It's deep, it's rich, it's vibrant and regal!
I loved trying on your birthstone and I especially like the wearability of this Sandra Sing Bead Necklace:
Long ago it was believed t... Continue Reading