Author: Helena Gates

Report from Inhorgenta 2024!

Thanks for following along with me as I attended Inhorgenta, HH’s favorite trade “fair” (we sayshow, they say fair) held annually in Munich! What does

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Your Time to Shine!

Having arrived with wisdom and gravitas at age 50 and beyond, we are faced with changes that constrain and require management (I never dreamed all

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Performance

How many times have you heard that 24-karat gold should not be used for jewelry because it’s too soft and shows every blemish? What if

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One at a Time.

I began making jewelry when I was 10 years old- I made things then the same way that I lived:  voraciously and without much thought

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Mengagement Rings!

Mengagement is a cheesy name, but it’s a good cheesy name! I wish I’d thought of it first! Increasingly, men are receiving engagement rings from

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The Mystique of Jewelry

The mystique of jewelry has been with us since the dawn of human history. Every ancient culture unearthed comes alive when we discover its remarkable

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Coils are Cool!

Ah, the ingenious Niessing coil*. What would I have worn for the last twenty-two years without it? Once in a blue moon, you’ll find me

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No, no, thank you!

“Thank you for being here.” “We’re so glad you’re here.” “How is business? Are you doing okay?” And so forth. These are words we hear

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Stacking Earrings

We all watch trends come and go like fast cars on a highway. I know I am not alone in feeling overwhelmed by the pressure

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Sarah – Claire – Sarah

My mother Claire was sandwiched between two fashion- and jewelry-loving Sarahs, her mother and moi. She left me several pieces of jewelry that I wear

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First HH Blog Post of 2023

HH is welcoming online freshness in 2023. The new year has come and gone, but our commitments to ourselves and our clients will remain. Sometimes

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