Welcome to Pearls of Wisdom. Here we are again in a special episode with a guest set to inspire and enlighten us, Aleah Arundale, the brilliant mind behind Jewelers Helping Jewelers!
Aleah comes from a long line of jewelers, with her family’s legacy spanning five generations. Starting out in the retail business, she quickly realized that her passion lay in the fast-paced world of diamond wholesale. Traveling across the country, meeting new people, and making sales became her true calling.
Aleah’s dedication to the jewelry industry extends beyond her work with Olympian Diamonds. She founded the Facebook group “Jewelers Helping Jewelers” and has become known for her generous memo program. With over 27,500 members growing, the group provides a supportive and inclusive space where jewelers from all backgrounds can connect, share advice, and build relationships.
She shares heartwarming stories of how this community has empowered individuals to overcome challenges, learn from each other, and thrive in their businesses. Aleah also emphasizes the importance of proper vetting, ensuring that JHJ remains a trusted resource for industry professionals.
Aleah also sheds light on a significant shift in the industry, where independent women entrepreneurs are making waves with their unique approaches to selling diamonds. These women outperform traditional brick-and-mortar stores from their homes, side offices, or even Walmart parking lots. Aleah reveals how this changing consumer behavior has challenged long-standing perceptions and why embracing these new trends is crucial for the industry’s growth.
Don’t miss out on this eye-opening conversation filled with invaluable insights, inspiring stories, and a sneak peek into the future of jewelry retail. Tune in and be prepared to gain a fresh perspective on the industry we all love.