Benjamin Guttery, is known as “@ThirdCoastGems” across multiple social media platforms, a reference to his home state of Texas.
As a Brand Advocate, he spotlights emerging & established designers alike and the boutiques that partner with them, through his contagious passion for jewelry and colored jewels. With his knowledge from being a Gemological Institute of America Graduate Gemologist and Accredited Jewlery Professional, he also help consumers understand more about the trade, colored gemstones, and designer jewlery. JCK, INSTORE, and INDESIGN magazines have recognized and featured him on several occasions throughout his career.
He has also served on INSTORE magazine's Style Council and as a Judge for their "America's Coolest Stores" issue. Writing freelance articles from time to time about designer jewelry and fascinating jewels from around the world as well. Follow him on Instagram at @ThirdCoastGems to see his travels nationwide and beyond to seek out the best in fine designer jewelry and gemstones. His new website will launch later this year.
Really looking forward to sharing my passion of colored stones woth everyone! Thank You for the opportunity! Let me know if you need anything else, or different photos. Feel free to shorten the bio, or add anything you have read.
Here is a link to a recent interview I did with JCK Magazine.