Hidden Gem: Marie (Girardot) Vallanet, President @VCA School of Jewelry Arts

Every Monday The Carat Soup shines a spotlight on Hidden Gems: extraordinary women in our industry.  This week’s focus is on Marie (Girardot) Vallanet. She has been in the jewelry industry since 1986, with a strong foundation in business development and organization. As the current President of the Van Cleef Arpels L’Ecole des Arts Joailliers […]

Hidden Gem: Oprah Winfrey, yes actual Oprah. Read on to know why…

Every Monday The Carat Soup shines a spotlight on Hidden Gems: extraordinary women in our industry.  This week’s focus is on Oprah Winfrey. A.k.a Oprah (a mononym is ever so fabulous). A.k.a Mama Oprah as she is fondly known in South Africa. “The Oprah Winfrey Foundation is offering fully funded scholarships to study at New […]

Hidden Gem: Anastasia Buisman, Founder @ashianalondon

Every Monday The Carat Soup shines a spotlight on Hidden Gems: extraordinary women in our industry.  This week’s focus is on Anastasia Buisman of @ashianalondon a London-based jewellery and accessories brand that has craftsmanship at its core. via “Inspiration for me comes from the little things like the mirrors and colours I see in Jaipur […]