All That Glitters

Woman’s Club Spring Bling:

A Celebration of Jewelry Supports Local Scholarships

“An excellent woman, one who is capable intelligent and virtuous, who is he who can find her? Her value is more precious than jewels, and her worth is far above rubies or pearls.” ~ Proverbs 31:10, Invocation by member Shirley Fair The Marco Island Woman’s Club (MIWC) recently held its first Spring Bling Luncheon and Jewelry Fashion Show at the […]

Mea Culpa


For those of you who don’t know Latin, the term Mea Culpa means through my fault or I apologize. I learned (or should I say, memorized) Latin as a young parochial student/altar boy, the latter as a career was short lived. Only one other time did my limited skill in Latin come in handy, when I translated the writing on […]

Good as Gold


Finally the demand for quality gold jewelry is back again and I’m rejoicing its return! No more jewelry made of wood, rocks, plastic, stainless steel, or titanium. So called “alternative metals” we in the industry were told, all disguised as nice jewelry. The thought of having it for sale in my jewelry shop irritated every fiber in this goldsmith’s anatomy. […]

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