AnnaBalkan Blogs

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...
Tackling New Year's Resolutions, THE RIGHT WAY!
Every year, after the excitement of Christmas has passed and we ring in another New Year, everyone comes up with their ambitious New Year’s Resolutions. “I’m going to lose weight!” “I’m going to eat healthier!” “I’m going to go to...
Hannah's Last- Minute Christmas Gift Ideas
We are down to the wire and if you still haven't wrapped up your Christmas shopping, then you maybe you need some help from your favorite jewelry store. All of these styles are current STILL in our Norcross gallery (as...
A Note of Gratitude After Two Weeks in Africa...
It was a sunny warm day over Serengeti. I climbed a small rock formation to take in the view as it unfolded underneath my feet. Beauty as far as eyes can see and majestic animals all around me. In a...
Brooke’s Style – Pretty, Cool
When in doubt choose color- every time. A peek into Brooke’s pretty, cool style! With a love of dramatic silhouettes, floral print, and cool booties, I’d describe my style as always colorful, sometimes vintage, and never boring. Creating a story...
Styling Your Ever-Changing Identity
Meet Hannah, our college student who has mastered styling your jewelry for every occasion! Find out more about Hannah’s style and why identity is so important for finding your perfect jewelry.   Identity. It’s something we all have that encompasses...
The Anna Balkan Designer Jewelry Gallery Experience
Anna Balkan Designer Jewelry Gallery in Norcross, Georgia, is the only gallery in the world that has one special feature. What is that feature, you ask?… Our intimate styling experience based on your unique coloring with stylists right at your...
Samantha: The Girl Next Door
Samantha is our charming, practical, girl next-door stylist. Her personal style is reflected with simple pieces with character and value. Her unique ability to customize jewelry and events for people based on their exclusive personalities is remarkable. As a former...