By Brenna Pakes
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Graduate Gemologist, Brenna Pakes, guides shoppers with tips on how to shop and care for jewelry and shares resources for unique jewelry and the stories of the designers who create it.
||CleanEpisode 10: Champagne, Rare Gemstones, and Jewelry With Denise Forbes of California Girl Jewelry||What could possibly complement a private showing of fine jewelry better than a glass of champagne while beholding rare gems, like taaffeite, a lavender gem ...||5/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: How and Where to Shop for the Best Jewelry Gifts for All Occasions||With spring and summer as popular wedding seasons, that also means anniversaries! Shop smart from your heart and your wallet! In this episode, I share jewelry to ...||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMother’s Day Jewelry Shopping Guide with Jewelry Navigator, Part 2||Jewelry that smiles? Dangling gold fish with diamond eyes? This week I share this and more, like vintage treasures, old and new just in time for Mother’s ...||5/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMother’s Day Jewelry Shopping Guide With Jewelry Navigator, Brenna Pakes||Mother’s Day Jewelry Shopping Guide With Mother’s day coming up in less than two weeks, I thought I’d share some of my favorite jewelry designers with ...||5/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPart 2 of Diamonds Demystified with Diamond Industry Insider, Marc Knobloch||Welcome to episode 6 of the Jewelry Navigator Podcast, and the part 2, and conclusion to last week’s episode, Diamonds Demystified with diamond insider and ...||4/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDiamonds Demystified With Diamond Industry Insider, Marc Knobloch, Part 1||Welcome to the Jewelry Navigator Podcast! I'm your host, Brenna Pakes! What are diamond certificates? How should you use them to shop for diamonds? Diamonds. Their sparkle ...||4/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDiamond Shopping Tips & Debunking Four Common Myths and Misconceptions||Diamond Shopping Tips Debunking 4 Common Myths and Misconceptions April is showered with diamonds as its birthstone. In today’s episode, I help take the mystery out ...||4/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanQ & A With Crash Jewelry Founder Christi Schimpke||Crash Jewelry designer, Christi Schimpke visits with Jewelry Navigator||3/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFinding Jewelry Treasures||Celebrating spring with gems and jewelry is easy with tourmaline and spring cleaning tips for repairs that save money with broken and damaged jewelry. California Girl Jewelry ...||3/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWelcome Aboard the Jewelry Navigator Podcast||Tell your story and what makes you unique with the jewlry you wear. This month, we look at green gemstones and jewelry treasures. Tsavorite garnet was discovered ...||3/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Who knew jewelry and gems could make for such an interesting podcast?! I love how Brenna sprinkles the aviation theme throughout, and the quality of the audio, music, and pacing is great. I am becoming a jewelry and gem connoisseur after having listened to just 2 episodes so far!
Unassuming & Graceful!
Brenna has a wonderful way of presenting jewelry, imparting expertise and embracing all styles! Purchasing a gift or treating yourself should always be fun! We should stroll away knowing what we purchased, why it’s special and armed with helpful information (we jewelry nerds can’t wait to talk jewelry). This podcast embodies, great information in an accessible, casual way! Great work Brenna! Keep it coming!