THESTREET.COM: LOOKING FOR THE PERFECT DIAMOND? THIS EXPERT HAS THE ANSWER
Shopping for that perfect wedding ring? How about you just want to treat yourself to a sparkling piece of jewelry?
Well, first you need to establish your budget. That’s according to Debbie Azar, President & Co-Founder of Gemological Science International.
It is important to know what you want in a diamond and how much money you are willing to put down for it. Bottom line – you have to make sure to do your homework. Debbie Azar sat down with TheStreet to discuss the diamond industry and gave her advice on what to do when researching the perfect diamond.
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Debbie Azar is an experienced executive with extensive knowledge of the jewelry and gem lab industries. Her entrepreneurial skills and clarity of vision have helped GSI achieve rapid and continuous growth worldwide.
She began her industry career by starting her own successful costume jewelry business. She then expanded her knowledge of the industry with sales, marketing and business development roles at several companies. In 2005, she joined Mark Gershburg to establish GSI. Ms. Azar is an active member of myriad industry organizations and charities; she currently serves as a Board Member of Jewelers for Children. She is also a Forbes Business Council member.
Her strengths include working directly with retail chains and stores to help build their business and brands. She is widely known in the industry for her commitment to meeting customer needs.