Help Jessica’s New Startup Win Funding! Just simply watch the video below!

Hey all! Jess here! I’m working on a new startup idea to house my jewelry company, Jessica Allison Jewelry, as well as many other creative businesses in the form of a retail and creative co-working space. This video is step one in a grant competition for $10k in funding. […]

Gemology 101: An Introduction to the Gemologist

A gemstone is brought to life by the artisans who polish it, just as Michelangelo did with the David—only on a different scale. To me, a polished gem is made even more beautiful by understanding it from the inside out, from its crystal structure to the symmetry of its facets.

Welcome to Gemology […]

Hollow Jewelry: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly!

Oh, hollow jewelry! It has been a dark cloud on a sunny day many a time for me. It should really come with its own dent king…a tiny, tiny dent king. It would make life easier for any jeweler trying to get that royal-pain-in-the-butt pockmark out of the surface of a […]