From the Journal

  • How Bead Fest Made Me More Passionate Than Ever About My Craft

    I love attending Bead Fest in Philadelphia every August. While it might not be as big of a buying trip as some of the other national shows I attend, this is where I get to come together with fellow bead-lovers and indulge in all things beads. What I didn’t expect is that my trip this year would ...
  • Not Too Cool for School: My Favorite Styles for Students

    It’s the start of August, which means summer is coming to a close and back to school shopping is in full swing. But while you’re buying school supplies and new clothes, don’t forget beaded accessories to complete your back to school look! Here are the top styles every student should be considerin...
  • Celebrating American Jewelry Throughout the Years

    In honor of the Fourth of July, I wanted to take a look at some iconic jewelry in our country’s history. From First Ladies to celebrities to beloved movie and television characters, our country has some timeless pieces that will be treasured for years and years to come. Here’s a look at some of m...