Hey There!

It’s been a non-stop bop since the last time I checked in with you. Amazing that we are already in early May. However, so much has happened in such a short time and I’m really excited to share the new developments.

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Tucson in February was pretty amazing, not only because I got to escape that dreadful Polar Vortex!..but I also collected some of the most amazing stones and materials for the collection. Expect to see brilliant bold color and beautiful paved Sapphires. Plus Tanzanite, Aqua, Chrysoprase and many more special materials coming this Spring. Days at the shows and nights at eventful parties and dinners, made for a wonderful experience at the AGTA Gem Show.

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Of course this entry would not be complete, if I didn’t mention a Trunk show. Right after the Tuscon it was back to business as usual. First Stop, Bella Cose’s new location at the Four Season in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Although, I was greeted by a mountain of snow, the scenery was absolutely gorgeous. I was tempted to strap on the skies, but settled for a martini by the fireplace instead!

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This was my first time doing a show with Bella Cose this early in the year, but I know it won’t be my last! It has always been a pleasure working with these ladies and I’m looking forward to see them in August! If you plan on making a trip to the elk country around that time, you know where I’ll be!

After a great time in the mid-west, I made my way across the world to the old country :) Australia to see my family, especially my mother who just turned a sprite 90 years of age. We ate, we drank, we laughed and almost cried  !! All the makings of a great trip home.

This is me with my brothers, mum and next door neighbor

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It wasn’t long before I got back to NYC that it was time for another designer showcase. Saint Germain Owner and good friend Faye Cannon welcomed me to New Orleans with open arms and I was more than happy to be on the receiving end. A night in New Orleans is not complete without a walk down the French Quarter and authentic Cajun dinner to put you to sleep, so that’s exactly what we did.

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Funny how time flies when you’re having fun, because three days went by in a blink of an eye and I must say we had a pretty successful showing.

All and all we are keeping things interesting here at the Ray Griffiths Studio and gearing up for one of our biggest shows of the year….You guessed it, “Couture”! So please stay connected to us through Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest, for our latest and greatest.

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In the meantime, let us introduce you to this beauty!

 

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