My story

My grandfather, a mechanical engineer by trade, enjoyed cutting stones and making jewelry for over 65 years. The finished pieces represented here is a life time of a hobby that he loved. As I have slowly organized them, I realized I needed to create a business to share them with the world; clearly there is more than one girl could ever wear!

Not only do I have these finished pieces but I also have thousands of stones and settings that are still waiting to be matched (stay tuned a list of gems will be coming).. Some of the stones he mined, from Afghanistan, Columbia, Ceylon now Sri Lanka and the Kingman mines in Arizona. I also still have rough cut…turquoise, emeralds, opals (Australia) and so much more! Many of the stones have a story that I would love to share….I remember the days we went caving and mining in Afghanistan.

I started slowly at craft fairs, selling to friends at work and jewelry parties, and then life would get too hectic and I would pack it up for another time…so that time is now, I’m working on this website and trying to take it seriously. I am always at the DIRTY GIRL FARMERS MARKET and during the off season at the MARKET IN THE BARN, ANDES, NY.

If you are interested in making your own piece I have a wonderfully talented jeweler that I can work closely with…custom jewelry is in your price range! We have collaborated on many one of a kind affordable heirlooms.

There is so much to see and do in the Catskills..make the drive, you won’t be sorry!!


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