The other day, I was telling my folks about my day at work: “This guy came into the store, wearing a black turtle-neck, cargo pants, boots, a belt and on his belt….a really.big.gun. I got really nervous, mainly because he was nervous — when people walk into a jewelry store nervous, it tends to make
On top of learning about rose gold and 117 point diamonds, I’m also learning quite a bit these days about other industry must-knows: Like the emotional value placed on hunks of metal and rock. And how that changes people’s minds when you tell them the metal they want to sell you will be melted down.
I had been holding in the secret for a week. She had originally approached me for store-maneuvering advice; I gave her what my three-week old perspective could give in such a situation. Then she told me to keep quiet. A whole week, she made me wait. Then the others knew so suddenly that there was