Claudia Byford's Profile

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Hello, welcome to my shop. I had always wanted to be a part of the jewelry industry. To that end I worked towards a Graduate Gemologist certification at the Gemological Institute of America in Carlsbad. Unfortunately for me life got in the way and I was not able to complete the final class. I have just enough knowledge to make me dangerous.

Jewelry serves a myriad of purposes. It is portable wealth. It is adornment. It makes a statement. It can be a disguise of sorts. It can just plain make us feel good. Whatever your reason, it is your own and not to be judged. If I can do anything to facilitate, I am more than willing.

I welcome custom work. I welcome the challenge. If it is something outside of my area of expertise I will let you know and refer you to someone I believe to be more qualified.
Please do not…

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  • Female
  • Joined January 3, 2012

Favorite materials

Pearls, Jade, Rubies, Sterling, Vermeil, Quartz, Amethyst, Peridot, Gold, Citrine, Topaz, Murano, Cloisonne

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About

Hello, welcome to my shop. I had always wanted to be a part of the jewelry industry. To that end I worked towards a Graduate Gemologist certification at the Gemological Institute of America in Carlsbad. Unfortunately for me life got in the way and I was not able to complete the final class. I have just enough knowledge to make me dangerous.

Jewelry serves a myriad of purposes. It is portable wealth. It is adornment. It makes a statement. It can be a disguise of sorts. It can just plain make us feel good. Whatever your reason, it is your own and not to be judged. If I can do anything to facilitate, I am more than willing.

I welcome custom work. I welcome the challenge. If it is something outside of my area of expertise I will let you know and refer you to someone I believe to be more qualified.
Please do not hesitate to email me with questions or comments.

My best,
Claudia

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