A Cut Above
Jewelry Making

A Cut Above

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It’s always an exciting time when we get ready for another Jewel School!  Take a look at this photo.  Would you ever think we needed that much paperwork to make sure these shows take place? Lots of people, lots of energy, and always lots of joy!  We also talk about “the men” of Jewel School.  […]

February Birthstone – Amazing Amethyst
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February Birthstone – Amazing Amethyst

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Whether you’re a February baby or not, Amethyst is a must-have in your jewelry collection. With tones ranging from deep, dark violet to pale lavender, there truly is a piece for every style. Amethyst is one of those gemstones that looks absolutely gorgeous in silver, gold, and rose gold settings. With so many choices of tone, […]

Bangles!  Bangles!  Bangles!
Jewelry Making

Bangles! Bangles! Bangles!

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Love them!  Can’t get enough of them!  Absolutely keep them coming!  It’s “Bangle Time” on Jewel School! Who doesn’t love to hear the twinkling sound of an arm full of bangles?  And who wouldn’t like to have a great item that will help you make those bangles so much faster?  Beadalon has a brand new […]

Melody’s Lovely Loops
Jewelry Making

Melody’s Lovely Loops

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Melody MacDuffee is coming back to Jewel School, and I am about to burst with excitement!  This unique artist made her debut in 2015, and was an instant hit with Jewel Schoolers. She was so popular that we made sure to book her appearance early in 2016.  We hope to be able to invite her […]

Beryl – What a Family!
Jewelry Making

Beryl – What a Family!

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What is a family?  Generally, we think of  “family” as a group of people related to one another by blood or marriage……or……all of the descendants from a common ancestor.  However you define it, family is important.  There is a tie that binds within a family and the chemical connection is undeniable.  We often look alike, talk […]

Back to Basics
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Back to Basics

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It’s human nature. In many of areas in my life, I try to skip steps thinking that I will reach my goal quicker and easier.  I get in a hurry.  I rush through it.  I “know how to do it” so I just go for it.  What ultimately happens?   I stumble my way through, and […]

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Welcome to JTV's Jewelry Blog! Find information on everything you ever wanted to know about jewelry and gemstones. Learn how to mix and match your favorite pieces for the perfect finishing touches or go to Jewel School and see step-by-step directions on how to make your own! We'll show you everything from behind the scenes photos and facts on your favorite gemstones to fun and easy tips to remember when choosing your jewelry. Don't just throw on any old pair of earrings. Love what you're wearing with JTV's Jewelry Blog!

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