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We're a television network and website connecting with people who have a passion for fine jewelry and gemstones.
Interests: friends, television, fashion, jewelry, ruby, mining, emerald, sapphire, rings, necklaces, watches, family and community., earrings, gemstones, tanzanite, diamond, pendants, bracelets
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If you were born in August your birthstone is Peridot. Luckily for the rest of us, it’s a gorgeous green that anyone can claim as their own! Peridot’s lively green is the perfect addition to brighten your summer wardrobe. Even... Continue reading
Posted 16 hours ago at JTV Blog
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Jewel School Program Monday July 28 from10am-noon (EST)- Yay!! I get to be on-the-air with two of my favorite people this week- our host Kim, and the Crochet Queen, Laura Timmons. How cool is this? … VERY cool because my... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at JTV Blog
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It's the first collection I click on when browsing JTV.com and the first display case I go to when shopping at our JTV Gemstore in Knoxville. Bella Luce is like a magnet that draws me in! Italian for 'Beautiful Light',... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at JTV Blog
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I have had many great opportunities to write about the purchases from Tucson Gem Shows, and each had something unique and special that sets them apart. This week is no different in highlighting Colombian Copal. JTV President and CEO Tim... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at JTV Blog
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"We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us." I was so excited and a tad bit jealous when we announced our next Escape Sweepstakes! We have four amazing destinations that represent each jewelry love style.... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at JTV Blog
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Jewel School Program Monday July 21 from10am-noon (EST)- Well known for her mixed media jewelry making skills, welcome back Guest Artist Anne Dilker who is bringing some Great NEW Products! One of her personal favorites is the Pick-It-Up-Vac from the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2014 at JTV Blog
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JTV kicked off our annual Gem Lover’s Conference yesterday. This three day event offers an endless amount classes that are fun and educational. I have had the opportunity to attend some of these classes and wanted to share with you... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2014 at JTV Blog
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When it comes to layering jewelry the more the better, right? Not exactly. More is just more! Stacking your favorite baubles is a fun and interesting way to show off your jewelry, but too much can become clutter. Here are... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2014 at JTV Blog
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Part 4 Part three of our blog series introduced you to our supplier Michelle Hatcher and her world of cutting and processing lightning ridge opal. In part four of our blog series for Lightning Ridge Opal, we are going to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2014 at JTV Blog
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By: Hillary Packer Part 3 We introduced you to Danny and Michelle Hatcher, our suppliers of Lightning Ridge Opal, in part two of our blog series. We also took you deep into the mine and showed you how the miners... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2014 at JTV Blog
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Jewel School Program Monday July 14 from10am-noon (EST)- The image below shows a piece of Copper Sheet Metal that was embossed by using a special machine. How easy? Join Guest Artist Mackie Mullane on Jewel School where she will demonstrate... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2014 at JTV Blog
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Part 2 In part one of our blog series we introduced you to Lightning Ridge Opal. This opal is very rare and valuable and has been coveted by miners and gem collectors for many years. We also took you to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2014 at JTV Blog
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One of my favorite things about being in Marketing is I often get a first look at new commercial concepts, and I have never been more excited than when I first saw the “Curious About Tanzanite?” concept this past spring!... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2014 at JTV Blog
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Part 1 Deep in the Great Australian Basin there is an extremely rare, valuable, and coveted stone. Also known as “King of the Opals”, Lightning Ridge black opal has been coveted by miners and gem collectors since its discovery in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2014 at JTV Blog
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When shopping I often refer to what I like to call The 3 C's of Style...Classic, Current & Character. Accessories, clothing, jewelry and even home decor should represent your own personal sense of style. The 3 C's will help you... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2014 at JTV Blog
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Jewel School Program Monday July 7 from10am-noon (EST)- Dear Jewel Schoolers, you asked for it and now we have it… Earlier this year Julie Evans, head buyer for Jewel School, met with Special Guest Artist Kieu Pham Gray who is... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2014 at JTV Blog
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When we get new product in at JTV, it almost always follows the same cycle. The same hands and groups of people handle almost every piece of product that comes in our building. From jewelry samples to high end gems,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2014 at JTV Blog
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I have so many memories growing up and celebrating the 4th of July! Celebrating the 4th in Knoxville, TN means one thing: the best fireworks show you'll ever see! Ok there are probably some of you out there who can... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2014 at JTV Blog
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I spend a fair amount of time (probably a little too much) scouring fashion magazines and high-end jewelry websites and department stores- just window-shopping. I love daydreaming about wearing and owning the pricey pieces I see on celebrities and in... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2014 at JTV Blog
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Jewel School Program Monday June 30th from10am-noon (EST)- It doesn’t matter what style of metal jewelry you create, cone shaped beads are more than likely a major part of ending a design. Not only can these beads be expensive, but... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2014 at JTV Blog
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Taking a selfie is an art form. Some have mastered the process while others dabble here and there. I would have to say that while I admire others' abilities to take that picture perfect selfie, I am still honing my... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2014 at JTV Blog
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Three of the most well known gemstones are often referred to as “The Big Three” and include ruby, sapphire, and emerald. These beautiful gems have been enchanting people for thousands of years, including royals throughout history. The elusive “Big Three”... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2014 at JTV Blog
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Jewel School Program Monday June 23rd from10am-noon (EST)- Tune is to see some eye-catching designs created by our own Christiane Ross, who will join Kim on Monday. Some of the great products that will be featured include New Precious Gemstone... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2014 at JTV Blog
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The 2014 Tucson Gem Show is very likely going to be historical for Jewelry Television. Our buyers were able to secure many great gemstones that either haven’t been seen at JTV, or haven’t been seen in quite a while. We... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2014 at JTV Blog
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Since I was young I have always gravitated toward wearing pearls. I definitely love the classy and timeless style and I started mixing pearls with other types of jewelry early on. A lot of people are uneasy about mixing pearls... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2014 at JTV Blog