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Launching our Legacy Line! What's it all about?

Kate Rorie

Launching our Legacy Line! What's it all about?

I have been struggling to find the pithiness needed to communicate the meaning of my Legacy Line in three sentences or less— ‘the 30 second elevator pitch’, I believe they call it. I mean, honestly, I trip over my words because I have so much to say about it, about why it means so much to me, about why it should mean so much to all jewelry loving women out there…it goes on.   And even if the meaning is lost, the Legacy line is just plain bad-ass in my mind, although I do recognize I’m biased.  Many don’t know this...

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Are You Team Moissanite Or Team Diamond?

Kate Rorie

Are You Team Moissanite Or Team Diamond?

Are You Team Moissanite or Team Diamond? Let’s not get it twisted, every gem has its day--whether it’s a Quartz or a Diamond, it’s all about cut, quality, and what kind of look you’re going for.  Even among Diamond graders, each carry their own preference on style beyond a certain point. In fact, one of the things I see jewelry buyers do time and time again is let Sales associates convince them of the gems they should and shouldn’t value; in some cases, even shaming folks away from cheaper, more accessible stones to drive up sales.  It’s all over complication...

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Jewelry and Personal Branding

Kate Rorie

Jewelry and Personal Branding

Whether we like it or not, we’re all Marking and Sales specialists in 2020, or at least we’re expected to be. Needless to say this is an art we’re all forced to learn for dating, networking, interviewing, making friends and hell, even meeting your neighbors for the first time.  I started this line because I recognized an opportunity to start showcasing our accomplishments as part of our personal brand; I don’t know about you, but even I, one who subscribes to a heterosexual lifestyle, find strong women beautiful; in fact, the stronger the better.  And let’s not assume all strength is loud, or rough, or physically strong, or traditionally male.  Let’s definitely remember how admirable it is when we encounter someone with authentic grace. The ability to forgive when you’ve been hurt.  To be silently strong for your family or your partner because they need it more than you.  To lead into the unknown, when you’re terrified, for the greater good.  I want these moments to make up each of our personal legacies and for heirloom quality jewelry to become the conduit for transmitting this message to future generations for inspiration. 

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