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Meet the Jewel: Sharon Bennett

Name: Sharon Bennett

Specialty: Staff Support

How many years have you worked at Croghan’s? 30+ years off and on

White Gold or Yellow Gold? Yellow

What is your favorite jewelry brand? Anything vintage or antique.

What is your favorite gemstone? Sapphires in any color.

What is your favorite piece of jewelry you own and why? A watch fob necklace. I collected the fobs for years and then made a necklace with them.

Favorite piece of jewelry you have ever sold and why? A Club Bracelet to a good friends who will pass it down in her family.

What is the best thing about working on Wonderful King Street? Croghan’s and the Jewels. There is nothing else like it.

Chocolate or Vanilla? Chocolate

Coffee or Tea? Coffee—lots of it

Sunrise or Sunset? Sunrise

Sweet or Savory? Savory

Favorite night in? Dinner on the porch with family

Favorite night out? Dinner with friends at an outside venue

Tell us a random fact people would be surprised to know about you: I am on the National Heritage Emergency Response Team for Cultural Collections.

Tell us a funny moment at 308 Wonderful King Street that still makes you laugh out loud: Nothing I can reveal publicly.

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

Estate Italian 18K Gold Link Bracelet

1. Estate Italian 18K Gold Link Bracelet: Perfect everyday bracelet.

Victorian Gold-Filled Book Chain Necklace

2. Victorian Gold-Filled Book Chain Necklace: Perfect to hang a fob on or to wear alone.

Victorian Bloodstone and Gold-Filled Watch Fob

3. Victorian Bloodstone & Gold-Filled Watch Fob: Every antique fob is unique and you can never have too many fobs!

Estate 14K Tri-Color Gold Bangle Bracelet

4. Estate 14K Tri-Color Gold Bangle Bracelet: I like to mix metals and this one is really comfortable to wear.