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Meet the Jewel: Kathleen

Name: Kathleen Hay Hagood

Specialty: Buyer, Sales, Gemologist, Report Enthusiast

How many years have you worked at Croghan’s? All my life! But I’ve been working full time for 5 ½ years.

White Gold or Yellow Gold? Yellow

What is your favorite jewelry brand? I have several…Single Stone, Temple St. Clair, Seaman Schepps.

What is your favorite gemstone? Sapphire

What is your favorite piece of jewelry you own and why? My engagement ring, it symbolizes our love and commitment to each other and our family. There is a funny story that goes along with it too so that makes me smile!

Favorite piece of jewelry you have ever sold and why? I really love selling engagement rings! It is such a personal purchase with so much excitement. It is so special to hear about the engagements and get to know the couple as they begin their married life together.

What is the best thing about working on Wonderful King Street? The people! I really feel that the people make the place and I love our team so much. A great group of people who make each day unique at the Box.

Chocolate or Vanilla? Vanilla

Coffee or Tea? Tea

Sunrise or Sunset? Sunset

Sweet or Savory? Savory

Favorite night in? A delicious steak dinner cooked by my star chef Andrew with a great wine and a movie.

Favorite night out? A group of a couple friends at a fun restaurant downtown.

Tell us a random fact people would be surprised to know about you: I was a nanny in France for a summer.

Tell us a funny moment at 308 Wonderful King Street that still makes you laugh out loud: Usually involves some hilarious story with Mom and Rhett and we all can’t control our laughter!

What are your 4 favorite items on our site and why?

Extra Wide 14K Gold Cuff Bangle

1. Extra Wide 14K Gold Cuff Bangle: I love the engraving, the cypher especially! It is great for stacking too.

Estate Opal and Diamond Fly Pin

2. Estate Opal & Diamond Fly Pin: I love this little pin! I think it would be such a fun accent on a jacket or scarf. The price is great too.

Edwardian Repro Citrine and Diamond Bow Earrings

3. Edwardian Repro Citrine & Diamond Bow Earrings: These are great! I love the neutral color of the citrine. These earrings make such a great statement!

Green Sapphire Eternity Band

4. Green Sapphire Eternity Band: I love this band! It has great weight to it and I love the variety of the green sapphire colors. Plus, it’s on SALE!