About the Author: Mandy LeBlanc

Mandy LeBlanc
Assistant Product Manager, Gemstones
I've been with Stuller since 1999 • My life is a musical, I sometimes blurt out song lyrics that relate to conversations • Mom of toddler (terrible three’s- the struggle is real y’all) • Not sure how I’ll cope if my daughter doesn’t grow to love Disney cartoons • Firm believer of- when life gives you lemons, break out Pinterest • I’m a big fan of witty humor- I love making people laugh for laughter is contagious.

Mandy LeBlanc's Posts

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Celebrate Fall with Pantone’s Deep Rooted Palette

Sophisticated autumn neutrals with natural roots

Experience Autumn with Pantone’s Deep Rooted Palette   Happy Autumnal Equinox! Today we celebrate the first day of fall as we embrace the iconic elements of the season — oranges and browns, the smell of pumpkin pie, fuzzy scarves, and of course, the changing leaves. Autumn is rich with cool, crisp read more…

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8 Ways to Wear Pantone’s Moody Blooms Palette

Pairing gemstone jewelry with summertime swatches

Summer’s sweltering heat invites lighter clothing with bare arms and shoulders. And jewelry gets layered on to create summer’s snazzy style. Now is the time to push the bright colors and dazzling flashes in your cases. The dazzling summer shades in Pantone’s Moody Blooms palette play well with Greenery, Pantone’s read more…

What to Wear on Summer Vacation

All you need to know – from packing to vacation wear

We all deserve a few days off! And with summer in full swing, it’s likely you’ve booked your trip and are already counting down the days. Though you may dread packing, time draws near to your relaxing getaway. Which vacation jewelry will you bring to compliment your sundresses, shorts, and read more…

Pantone Spring Palette

Pantone®-Inspired Springtime Jewlery

Pair gemstone jewelry with the shades of the season

As birds chirp, the flowers bloom. Today marks the first day of spring, the seasonal awakening and lively resurgence. After a long, cold winter, welcome brightly colored stones and springtime jewelry back into your showcases. To suggest fashionable choices, we consulted Pantone’s Spring 2017 Fashion Color Report. It sets a read more…

Pair Pantone® With Timely Transitions

Gemstones from dusk 'til dawn

Are you an early bird or a night owl? Perhaps you’re someone who is always up before dawn. With breakfast made, you’ve even managed a quick workout to get your blood pumping. For you, early mornings give you a head start on the rest of the world. Doesn’t the early read more…

Show Your Spirit with Spooky Gems

Stones that scream with Halloween personality

Planning to look freaky fabulous this Halloween? Pick your monster and perfectly spooky gems to match! Dracula Count Dracula is known for his devilish charm. And like this beloved vampire villain’s favorite dinner, Rubies reflect a deep blood red similar to what runs in the veins. Fiery and romantic, showing brilliant depth and intensity, the red hue read more…

Pantone’s Fall Palette

Gemstone shades of the season

Colored gemstones aren’t just for celebrating birthdays and anniversaries — they’re opportunities to merge color and personality to create unique, striking designs. This look at Pantone’s fall colors will allow you to playfully select gemstones to coordinate with the trendy shades of the season.   Pantone’s Riverside Commanding the importance of blue this fall, the read more…

The Science Of It All

Gemstones - Earth's gift to the world

Have you really thought about how gemstones are formed? I hadn’t. I’d never given it a thought. I just oohed and ahhed over the gorgeous jewelry that I’d see in magazines and on the red carpet. Then, I got the wonderful opportunity to work in the Gemstones Department here at Stuller and read more…

GET IN THE MOOD

How color affects your attitude

Even without realizing it, we associate color with emotion. Do the phrases feeling blue or green with jealously ring any bells? Color resonates with everyone differently and can elicit different emotional reactions from people. What color do you gravitate to when you’re feeling happy? Sad? Excited? Here are some common read more…