Anna Balkan Blogs

My Anna Balkan Bridal Jewelry Experience: Wedding Day Perfection
Hi #BeautifulAndCapable! A few months ago, one of my stylists was getting married and I got to create perfect jewelry pieces for her wedding  (I also had the pleasure of being her day of wedding day coordinator, because I used...
Gemstone of the Week: Aqua Chalcedony
Hi #BeautifulAndCapable, in this new blog series I will be discussing the meaning of each gemstone that I use in my jewelry designs. Each gemstone has a unique energy and healing properties, not to mention it's very own color and...
How to Find Joy and The Power of Healing with Dr. Arlene Dijamco
    Hi #BeautifulAndCapable. In today's blog we will discuss JOY and the power of healing through COLORS. Sounds unbelievable, but colors truly do affect you in your every day life and aid in how you experience the world around...
HOW TO SPRING CLEAN YOUR JEWELRY BOX AND HAVE FUN!
Hi #BeautifulAndCapable! In this short video, David and I both share our thoughts about "spring cleaning" and letting go of clothing and accessories that a) no longer give us joy, b) no longer represent us, c) have no sentimental or...
The 7 Chakras
Hi #BeautifulAndCapable today's blog post is inspired by the healing powers of 7 main chakras and why it matters to me.  Over the last 20 years of my life, I began intuitively feel colors in a way that it was...
Client Spotlight: Veronica B.
Hi #BeautifulAndCapable! At Anna Balkan Designer Jewelry Gallery, we love celebrating capable and beautiful women. With that being said, we decided to start our very first client spotlight of the year to celebrate the women that have not only been...
What We Did During Quarantine?
Full disclosure in words and videos Hi #BeautifulAndCapable! How was your quarantine?  Did you discover a creative side and embraced a new opportunity of time and peace? Or did you find yourself enjoying outdoors and created a new healthy routine? No...
Put Your Best Color Forward with David Zyla and Anna Balkan Live
Hi, #BeautifulAndCapable! In this webinar we discussed COLOR with no other than international fashion expert, author, and Emmy Award-winning stylist, David Zyla. It was incredible to have David share with us his techniques and tools for finding your True Colors. ...
How I Became a Woman Entrepreneur and Jewelry Designer
Hi #BeautifulAndCapable! Today I want to share with you my story of becoming a woman entrepreneur. My hope is that as you see my journey unfold, you’ll understand why I care so much about YOU. Anna Balkan Designer Jewelry is...
Why Shopping At My Gallery Is Like Shopping In Your Girlfriend’s Closet
Hi #BeautifulAndCapable! Today I want to share with you my vision for Anna Balkan Designer Jewelry Gallery and why I want you to feel when shopping at my store the same way you’d feel shopping in your girlfriend’s closet.   My...
The Story of My Jewelry Business, Anna Balkan Designer Jewelry Gallery
Hi #BeautifulAndCapable! Today I want to share with you the story of my jewelry business and how Anna Balkan Jewelry Gallery came about. My hope is that as you follow the journey, you’ll witness how from feeling doubtful, insecure, invisible,...
I Want Every Woman To Know That She’s Already a Perfect Woman
Hi #BeautifulAndCapable! Today I want to share with you how growing up I discovered my identity, was rejected and abused for who I was and felt really lonely. My hope is that as you virtually walk the journey with me,...
I Make Jewelry That Serves As Blessings For Women And Inspires Them
Hi #BeautifulAndCapable! Today I want to share with you my perspective on blessings as a genuine desire for another person to be well and do well. I want you to do well and be well. I want you to be...
Client Spotlight Jessica Tran - a woman whose dramatic everyday style matches her strong inner voice
Sometimes you come across someone who exudes a special confidence within themselves even through their personal style. She can even inspire you to find that same confidence within yourself. For us personally, this has been the case after meeting Jessica...
5 Steps To The Perfect Gift
They say that it’s the thought that counts, but the reality is that we also want to make sure that our gift is a perfect home run. But before you decide to whip out the checkbook or grab a gift...
Spring Into Your New Seasonal Style
Spring has sprung! Despite a few cold days here and there (Georgia weather at its best), Daylight Savings has given us an extra hour of light every evening, the days are getting longer, and flowers are starting to bloom.  I...
Client Spotlight: Meet Shannon Woodis
Here at Anna Balkan, we love celebrating the members of our close community. Here’s our first Client Spotlight of 2017! Meet Shannon, a super stylish client who’s been shopping at Anna Balkan for many years. Shannon lives in Historic Norcross...
Powerful Quotes to Celebrate International Women's Day #HerVoiceIsMyVoice
Today, March 8th is International Women's Day. What better way to celebrate it than to shine a light on the ladies who have contributed to society with their talent, perseverance, and timeless wisdom. Women have come a long way in their...
Jewelry- Are you Wearing IT, or is it Wearing YOU?
Your styling experience is about to get easier – a lot easier. Did you know by wearing your best colors in a necklace and earrings you can visually correct less-than-perfect color choices in your clothes? It’s true. A few well-chosen,...
Style Guide: Finding the Perfect Jewelry Set for V-Day
February is the month of love, and with that comes gift giving. Choosing Christmas gifts for loved ones is so much easier than choosing Valentine’s Day gifts. Christmas shopping consists of seeing what your significant other needs/wants, like a new...
Event Recap: Clarion Bourbon Tasting
We had a blast at our Bourbon Tasting this past Saturday in our Gallery. In time for Valentine's Day, we showcased new jewelry, one of a kind pieces, and new color combinations all while sipping tasty samples of Clarion Bourbon! Tons...