Cori Beychok's Profile

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I confess. I am an unrepentent jewelry junky and rock hound, having begun collecting rocks and crystals while barely out of toddlerdom. A few years ago my husband issued an ultimatum - go through a 12-step program or learn to make jewelry. Not able to face going cold turkey, I left my mainstream career as a scienctist/writer. I attended the jewelry making program at the North Bennett Street School in Boston and began working my way through a graduate gemologist degree from the Gemological Institute of America. After graduating from North Bennett Street, I spent a few years sweating for some very fine jewelers in and around Boston. Working for other artistic lunatics, though, was not the life for me, so I decided to become my own slave and created Cori B Designs, also know as Jaunty Jewels. The end.

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  • Female
  • Born on June 13
  • Joined August 24, 2010

Favorite materials

Gems, stones, minerals, crystals, silver, gold, fossils, roman glass, ancient coins

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About

I confess. I am an unrepentent jewelry junky and rock hound, having begun collecting rocks and crystals while barely out of toddlerdom. A few years ago my husband issued an ultimatum - go through a 12-step program or learn to make jewelry. Not able to face going cold turkey, I left my mainstream career as a scienctist/writer. I attended the jewelry making program at the North Bennett Street School in Boston and began working my way through a graduate gemologist degree from the Gemological Institute of America. After graduating from North Bennett Street, I spent a few years sweating for some very fine jewelers in and around Boston. Working for other artistic lunatics, though, was not the life for me, so I decided to become my own slave and created Cori B Designs, also know as Jaunty Jewels. The end.

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the beginning of what is hopefully a long career of guiltlessly indulging my passion. I hope that you enjoy wearing my creations as much as I enjoy designing and making them.

Cori Beychok, the Jaunty Jeweler

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