All Authors

Erika Winters

Erika is a jewelry writer and editor at Pricescope. She writes the Pricescope Jewelry Blog and contributes articles, tutorials, and educational jewelry guides. She is a GIA graduate gemologist with industry experience in jewelry photography, diamonds, colored gemstones, and designer jewelry. Erika consults, writes, and photographs jewelry for designers and retailers and has a passion for jewelry artists who combine exquisite craftsmanship with innovative design. Erika is also a bridal jewelry designer who recently launched her first collection at ErikaWinters.com.

Jim Rentfrow

Jim Rentfrow is a faceter who is based out of Moorhead, MN. He was trained by a local jeweler in Fargo, ND whose inventory is known for its precision cutting. What started as a hobby quickly became an obsession with finding the best material and cutting designs from around the world. Jim suppliers jewelers and private collectors from around the globe. He is an active contributor to One World Gemstone and the Custom Gemstone Studio. Jim uses his own faceting designs as well as designs from Jeff Hunt, Jeff Graham, Maco Voltoloni and many other well known designers.

WhiteFlash

Whiteflash Inc. is a specialist on-line diamond boutique with a history of offering the discerning on-line buyer diamonds that exceed the world’s highest standards for craftsmanship and performance.


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Jessica VandenHouten

Jessica VandenHouten is an award-winning, published writer with more than a decade of professional writing experience in the radio broadcasting, consumer packaged goods and insurance industries. Currently, she writes for Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company, the nation’s only insurer specializing exclusively in jewelry insurance. Jessica stays current on the latest jewelry trends while covering such topics as bridal, fashion, travel, safety and insurance as they relate to the jewelry industry.

Jonathan Weingarten

Jonathan Weingarten is the owner of Good Old Gold Inc. along with his family and is the author of “The Ultimate Diamond Information Site” (www.goodoldgold.com) whose firm has been serving his local community since 1981 and global community since 1998 via the web. He is a professional gemologist/diamond grader and has completed his Diamond and Advanced Diamond Grading with GIA.