STAFF GEMOLOGIST & MERCHANDISE MANAGER
What is your birthstone?
What is your favorite piece of jewelry and why?
A simple gold ring my mother gave me with a rose and cross motif. The symbolism and the fact that it was gift from my mother make it special. I wear it every day!
How long have you been in the jewelry industry?
I knew when I was fourteen what I wanted to be a Gemologist. Even if I wasn’t in the industry yet, I learned everything I could about gemstones finally attending GIA to complete my education, graduating in 2011.
What do you love most about Olympia?
I’ve lived in Olympia and the surrounding area my whole life and I’ve seen the town grow into a city. But no matter how big it seems to get, Olympia still has a small town feel!
What is guaranteed to bring a smile to your face?
Anything beautiful in nature, from a flower blooming to the waves crashing against the shore to of course, a stunning gemstone.
What is your ultimate dream vacation?
To go to Narnia! It is a dream vacation, isn’t it?
What's something on your "bucket list"?
To see an Aurora Borealis.
What is your favorite quote or saying?
“Nothing is impossible with God.”
Which are YOU?! UW Husky or WSU Cougar?
Other, I suppose.