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Joia Creates Jewelry, Gemstone Blog

Nov 25, 2013 9:22 AM   By Joia Consulting
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Press Release: Joia Consulting LLC has launched a new blog about jewelry and gemstones at Joia Gems;  Hosted by Patricia Syvrud and Christine Webb, the goal of the blog is to teach, inspire and delight the reader to increase their knowledge and appreciation of unique, fine designer jewelry and the colorful world of gemstones.

“So many talented jewelry designers are known only to a select group of discriminating collectors,” said  Syvrud, (who appears on the right in the picture) the president of Joia Consulting  and creator of the new blog.  “The goal of our blog is to share our passion for amazing jewelry design, and in the process introduce the work of these creative artists to a broader audience.”  jewelry blog

Webb (left side in picture) said,  “As graduate gemologists with lifetime careers working for some of the most prestigious organizations in the jewelry industry, we have a deep understanding of fine gems and what makes them so valuable.  In addition to fine jewelry design, our readers will also learn about gemstones and the factors that impact their value and availability.”

In addition to her credential as a graduate gemologist, Syvrud holds an MBA from the University of Southern California and has been honored to be former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright’s pro bono jewelry consultant since 2006.  Webb’s undergraduate degree is in geology and her fascinating background includes sourcing rough diamonds in Russia, managing a successful Tiffany & Co. retail location and consulting to the Smithsonian Institution’s National Gem Collection (NGC) since 1997.  You can read more about them at

Joia Gems will update content weekly, so please subscribe to the blog.

Joia Consulting provides a variety of jewelry expertise services: gem- and jewelry-related content creation; business development and market intelligence for jewelry designers; jewelry design copyright research and expert witness work for large manufacturers; marketing and outreach for trade related non-profit organizations; and gem and jewelry brokerage advice for discriminating private clients. 

For further information please contact:
Patricia Syvrud, President
Joia Consulting LLC

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