In my sleuthing journalism, I've uncovered some sweet, some smarmy truths about the folks behind your glittering Rhinestone Unlimited packages. Who are these people on the other side of your order, really? I've dug deep with scrutinizing questions, and quote the workers in their own words [with some spelling and grammatical corrections. Also, I have interjected my own comments in brackets]. Read on, dear readers- the sublime exposés will shock and intimidate!
Hey you in the booth- turn that spotlight on... ...Sandy!
Nicknames: Mama Rhinestone!
Number of years at Rhinestones Unlimited: About 10 years
Favorite movie about stones: Rhinestone Cowboy
Movie you think could use more sparkle: All of them [atta girl!]
Your position at Rhinestones Unlimited: Customer Service and Sales
Your area of expertise in the rhinestone universe: Displaying rhinestones!
The great debate- Hot fix vs. Flat back
Favorite rhinestone-related adjective: ADOS - as in, I suffer from ADOS (Attention Deficit………..Oooooo, Sparkly!)
Pet Peeve: Rudeness
Best words of rhinestone wisdom: Ask Mama Rhinestone!
How to calm a rhinestone emergency: Calmness & Patience
Current color of your toenails, matched to a stone color: Light Rose
Activity you would like to try in the rhinestone world: I think I’ve done it all!
Favorite thing about being based in MN: The change of seasons
Current drink of choice: It’s boring, but water
In-house product you think is underrated: Vitrail Medium & Pick-N-Sticks
The current song playing in your head: "Staying Alive"
Three things still on your bucket list: Ireland, China & Hawaii
Three things you’ve already crossed off: England, Greece, Czech Republic (Preciosa), Austria (Swarovski) & Germany [and, that's five]
Favorite thing about Rhinestones Unlimited: The people [ahem. She loves me.]
Ryan Gosling, hot or not? Hot
In a nutshell, Sandy Price: alias Mama Rhinestone; a lover, not a fighter; a wise and experienced stoner (not that kind) whose vast collection of scarves and crystal accessories outshine the Crystal Market corner. Also gives great hugs. More heavy-hitting journalism to come, stay tuned...
Rhinestones Unlimited blog author Jemm Stone is a multifaceted girl navigating our sparkly world with on-point insights. Visit RhinestonesU.com/blog to follow her thoughts as she highlights design trends, turns the spotlight on industry influencers and breaks down how-to tips like light through a crystal prism.
Tune in again for more hot reporting on your Rhinestone Unlimited favorite staff members. Submit the questions you want answered to Reception@RhinestonesUnlimited.com, with the subject line: "Spotlight On..."