Advanced Search

Jewelry Blogger Robyn Hawk Dies at 63

Jul 29, 2019 10:45 AM   By Rapaport News
Comment Comment Email Email Print Print Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Share Share
RAPAPORT... Robyn Hawk, who authored a number of blogs on the jewelry industry, passed away on July 16 at the age of 63 following a stroke. 

Dubbing herself a “serial blogger,” Hawk, who graduated from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) in 2009 with a degree in gemology, diamonds, colored stones and pearls, wrote for the Tucson Gem Show and posted articles on the jewelry industry in her blogs, A Fly on the Wall and The Daily Jewel.

“Robyn was truly wowed by all the creative people she met, those in mining, gemstone cutters, jewelers, collectors and more,” her mother and sister wrote on her Facebook page. “She was always excited to learn more and then to share and promote this world on her many blogs.”

Hawk’s Facebook followers weighed in as well. “I can hardly believe this, truly, our world has a huge hole,” said one, while another wrote, “I am indebted to Robyn for the many contributions she made to…our website…. More than that, she was a friend and confidant, and one of the beautiful humans in my life.”

She is survived by her younger sister, Dawn, her mother, Maureen, and her partner, Bobby.

Image: Robyn Hawk. (Robyn Hawk/Facebook)
Tags: A Fly on the Wall, Gemological Institute of America, GIA, Jewelry Blogger, Rapaport News, Robyn Hawk, The Daily Jewel, Tucson gem show
Similar Articles
Memo mag Aug 2022A Trip Down Memo Lane
Aug 17, 2022
While consignment can be a touchy subject for jewelry creators, both they and their retail clients
Rapaport Diamond PodcastPodcast: The GIA Goes Digital
Aug 10, 2022
Pritesh Patel, chief operating officer at the Gemological Institute of America (GIA), explains the organization’s digital
Comments: (0)  Add comment Add Comment
Arrange Comments Last to First
© Copyright 1978-2022 by Rapaport USA Inc. All rights reserved. Index®, RapNet®, Rapaport®, PriceGrid™, Diamonds.Net™, and JNS®; are registered TradeMarks.
While the information presented is from sources we believe reliable, we do not guarantee the accuracy or validity of any information presented by Rapaport or the views expressed by users of our internet service.