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July 11, 2020

Talent Show

Ryan Allen

Owner, Jewelers Connect JHJ’s Ryan Allen became infatuated with the jewelry industry at a young age,  His grandfather was a German watch maker and Ryan used to love watching him work.  Unfortunately, his grandfather passed away when Ryan was around 7 years old, and Ryan’s connection to the jewelry industry died with his grandfather. But […]

Callie Moore

Bench Jeweler Dunkin’s Diamonds, Fort Myers, Florida 43 year old Callie Moore has been immersed in the jewelry industry her entire life.  Her parents, JHJ’s David and Tamra Moore, started in the business selling sterling silver and scrimshaw jewelry in the early 70’s, and Callie  spent much of her childhood  traveling to jewelry shows and […]

Jason Brim

Owner: Gems Glorious JHJ’s Jason Brim started his “career” in gems at the early age of 3 when he began collecting rocks from a Kmart parking lot.  His parent were keen to engage his natural interests, so they did a lot of rock hounding things.  Jason was 12 when he cut his first stone, a […]

Gaurav Verma

Owner: Verma Group JHJ’s Gaurav Verma is 3rd generation in the jewelry industry, with experience in many different facets of the trade. In his teenage years he spent most of his time in his parents retail jewelry store. After graduation, he went to medical school, but his love of the jewelry trade kept calling.  During […]

Jonathan “Jak” Figler

Owner, Jak Figler Designs Industrial Designer and Jeweler Jonathan “Jak” Figler creates works of jewelry art capturing everything from a loved one’s fingerprints to a furry friend’s paw prints.   Jak’s path to a career in the jewelry industry started when he was working as an industrial designer, on projects with some of the largest […]

Lisa Marie Moore

Lisa Marie Moore

Owner, Lisa Marie Jewelry & Gems California girl, Lisa Marie Moore grew up in San Jose, and has been living and working as an Independent Jeweler in Grass Valley, California since 2010..  A natural born artist, she creates in many different mediums and has had a fascination with jewelry since she was young. She started […]

Calla Gold

Owner & Author, Calla Gold Jewelry JHJ’s Calla Gold (yes, her last name really is Gold. Could that be more perfect?) has lived in the Santa Barbara area nearly her entire life. As a lifelong resident, Calla has worked to develop a close bond with her Santa Barbara community, and markets herself as “Your Santa […]

Nicole Barger Ostrander

Buyer and Custom Design Lead Jewelry Doctor, Lansing, Michigan Nicole Ostrander is a Michigan native who began working at the Jewelry Doctor in 1996 as a college student with zero jewelry experience.  She started off changing watch batteries and doing simple sizing, and flourished from there under the guidance of wonderful teachers.   Because Jewelry […]

Sarah Bowen

Owner Bowen Arrow Diamonds and Design JHJ’s beautiful and talented Sarah Bowen got her start in the industry when she was about 15 years old, as a gift wrapper at the famous Borsheims in Omaha, Nebraska. After a few years, she was promoted to work under the diamond buyers as a Diamond Librarian, which included […]

JHJ Talent Show – Mia Katrin

Mia Katrin – Owner/Designer, Jewel Couture, LLC The award-winning collections of JHJ member & jewelry designer Mia Katrin for JEWEL COUTURE LLC are featured in over 100 top stores in the United States.  Mia, who has a doctorate in aesthetics from the University of Chicago, has traveled around the world collecting world-class precious gems, from […]