About the Author: Tammy Jones

Tammy Jones
Copywriter, Marketing
Southern girl • Making a living by making things & writing about making things for over 15 years • BA in English lit & certified gem geek in GIA’s Graduate Gemologist program • Heart and home are in Tennessee at the base of the Great Smoky Mountains and in Lafayette, Louisiana • Passionate about roadtripping, animals, plaid, meteor-watching, cooking, good manners, peonies, all old things, the seashore & snow!

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Celebrating Jewelry Artisans in National Craft Month

Easy ways to encourage creativity within your business in March

March is National Craft Month, a time to explore the arts we’re passionate about. At Stuller, it’s an ideal time to celebrate the craftsmen who built the jewelry industry over centuries, using only the most basic tools. These goldsmiths, lapidaries, engravers, designers, and other jewelry artisans developed techniques that are read more…

Trusted & Tested: Stuller is Your Certified Recycled Metals Source

As Stuller celebrates 50 years in the industry, it’s a perfect time to look back on our history and the numerous milestones we’ve achieved. Among them, we’re proud to have earned both the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) Certification and the SCS Global Services Certification for 100% recycled metals. RJC certifies read more…

5 Instagram-Worthy Fall Gemstones to Share this Season

Be Inspired by These Beautiful Harvest Hues

Winter is coming. In fact, it’s already visiting much of the country. But autumn is lingering with harvest hues all around and Thanksgiving just around the corner. In nature, fashion, and even food, this time of year has its own special color palette, and Earth provides gemstones to match. Warm read more…

Making Gemstone Jewelry

Understanding Mohs' Hardness Scale for gemstones

Gemstones and metal jewelry have been beautiful partners for thousands of years. The gemstone cuts have changed through the centuries, as have the jewelry design styles, but now as then, gemstones add beauty, value, and color to metal jewelry designs in a way that nothing else can. There are literally read more…