Category Archives: Jewelry Stories

* A Chance Encounter Leads To A New Product Line

Early June, 2017 I stopped by Everyone Loves Flowers within Barnone in Gilbert. I met shopper Miissa who was buying one of our hand stamped initial charm necklaces. We struck up a converstaion and I mentioned our copper I Heart AZ charm necklacs. She bought one sight unseen. Milissa mentioned it would be great to have a Heart of .

* Personalized Charms

Fun News!!! We are now offering personalized charms. My fantastic Dad, known to all as Jake, has taken on this new branch of Ruby Mae Jewelry. He likes making these charms & I love that we can offer them. The possibilities are endless. Graduation, christening, bridal, holiday, initials & numbers, children’s names …the list goes on & on. Wouldn’t it be fun to .

* Tucson Gem & Mineral Show

Last week I traveled to Tucson w/ my Dad to attend the biggest Arizona jewelry convention of the year. There are shows in over 40 venues and you’ll see booths set up in most hotels & parking lots, convention centers & malls. It’s absolutely huge. It’s not just jewelry & beads. It’s objects from all over the world.  On the advice of .

* USA Charm Bracelet

Well I’ve never had a charm bracelet with items collected on my travels. I’ve made them or repaired them for others including “The Adina” & one for my close friend Michelle.                       “The Adina” has lots of fun items including the top off a champagne bottle, foreign coins & sentimental items. .

* Making a Ruby Mae Charm

I thought it would be interesting to show the steps it takes to make a Ruby Mae charm. I hang these off each item I sell. Recently, the grandmother of a new baby named Ruby Mae Googled the name & my website popped up. She was tickled to find me & then bought two of the charms. My eldest son .