Monica Stephenson chronicles stories of artisan jewelry designers on the award-winning jewelry blog, idazzle.com. In 2015 she launched ANZA Gems, which fuels development in Kenya and Tanzania through fair trade gem purchasing and supporting education in gemstone communities. She is a board member of the Women’s Jewelry Association, Ethical Metalsmiths, and the Uganda Fistula Fund for Terrewode. She is a frequent speaker about social media and responsible sourcing. Follow her global adventures as an “accidental gem dealer” on social media at @idazzle and @anzagems.
We shined the Peer Spotlight on Monica in March, 2020. See it here.