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Pearls 101: Your Intro to This Luminous Gem

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Pearls 101: Your Intro to This Luminous Gem

Confession: Before I created a collection for the pearl-themed show at Aaron Faber in spring of 2018, I hadn't considered pairing them with my Origami Collection. But now, I’m a convert! So I thought I’d dig into how they’re formed, the differences between various types, and a few tips for pearl care. And this post is especially timely because pearls are June's birthstone! Read on ... it turns out that pearls are as fascinating as they are gorgeous.

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A Fun Trip to Albuquerque ... Where I Won the Saul Bell Award!

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A Fun Trip to Albuquerque ... Where I Won the Saul Bell Award!

I just returned from Albuquerque, New Mexico, where I attended the Santa Fe Symposium and the Saul Bell Awards (spoiler alert: I won!), both hosted by the jewelry supply company Rio Grande. My husband Adam was excited to join me, and we had the best time on our trip!

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