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Finding Coastal Inspiration in the Outer Banks

Bodie Island Lighthouse in Outer Banks seen from marsh boardwalk
This past weekend, I got to take my first adventure to the Outer Banks! Exploring the North Carolina coast has always been on my travel bucket list...

I'll get to the POINT: I'm in love with these knives <3

Scrimshaw pocketknife with buck deer design
Two fun facts that you might not have known about me: 1. I love scrimshaw. Scrimshaw is the art of carving or engraving bone or ivory. Historically...

25 Gem Show Survival Tips from a Jeweler & Gemologist

Strands of opal beads at gem show
Since we are heading to the Tucson Gem & Mineral Show this week, I'm sharing 25 tips from a trained jeweler and graduate gemologist on how to survive (and enjoy) shopping at a Gem Show.

SEA+STONE is going to the Tucson Gem & Mineral Show

SEA+STONE is going to the Tucson Gem & Mineral Show
  Y'all. I'm BEYOND excited right now! I am leaving for the Tucson Gem & Mineral Show in two days!! If you don't feel like reading the details,...

My new FAVORITE tool as a biz owner & productive human

Sea and Stone Jewelry Founder talks about Planner for business productivity
Well... Its January 24th. How are those new years resolutions coming?! If you're having trouble sticking to them, if you are searching for the myst...

A Weekend in Carolina Beach

Sea foam and waves rolling onto Carolina Beach
I have FINALLY seen shoreline in North Carolina! I moved here in early 2017, and somehow it took me a year to make the short journey to the coast! ...

12 Books to Read in 2018

Sea and Stone founder reading the book Tribe by Sebastion Junger
Like I mentioned in my last blog and in our FB Live video this week, one of my goals for 2018 is to read one book each month for a total of 12 by t...

SEA+STONE goes FB Live

SEA+STONE goes FB Live
Yikes, y'all! I FINALLY ventured into the world of Facebook Live. Many of you might have heard about how Facebook is changing their algorithm. From...

9 Books I read in 2017

9 Books I read in 2017
One of my 2018 resolutions is to make time each month to read at least one new book- so a minimum of 12 books for the year! I love audiobooks and l...

For the Love of Pod: My 12 favorite Podcasts

Headphones iphone and laptop on coffee table
My mom recently joked to me that millennials think they're experts at everything because they "listened to a podcast about it once". I will admit ...

18 for 2018

Blurred image of sea oats and marsh coastline on overcast day
I am absolutely relishing the start of 2018. New Years is one of my favorite holidays! I am a passionate list maker and New Years is the one specia...

Our new location in Southern Pines!

Sea and Stone office building in Southern Pines North Carolina
SEA+STONE is celebrating the the new year in a brand new office! That's right, I have finally moved our office work, order fulfillment, and design ...