As third generation owner, Stephanie officially joined the family jewelry business in 1990, following a career as a writer. While passionate about language, Stephanie is most interested in people. Her greatest joy is helping clients discover the perfect piece of jewelry for them. The right match brings to life both the spirit of the individual and the jewelry. The discovery process is intuitive; you just know. Trained as a teacher, Stephanie is able to share her knowledge and expertise in a safe, reassuring manner, putting clients at ease, all with a warm, caring sparkle and smile.
A native to Dayton, Stephanie is a graduate of The Miami Valley School. Later she pursued broad liberal arts studies first at Stanford University but also in England at Oxford University and in France at Université François-Rabelais. Formal gemological training includes certification as a Graduate Gemologist (G.G.) through The Gemological Institute of America as well as continuous education through The American Gem Society annually.