~ Treasures ~

“What an honor it is for me to introduce this month’s Valobra’s Treasure Elizabeth Stein. She is the personification of grace and strength, she is driven to succeed at anything she puts her mind to, and thankfully her mind and heart are set to fundraise for all of the major charitable causes of our beloved city. Elizabeth is outstanding at everything she does and I am proud to call her my friend.”

Franco Valobra

What was the first piece of jewelry you ever received or purchased?

I really can’t remember the first piece of jewelry that I received but I do remember the first piece that my husband gave me. It was a gold plated miniature ladies pocket watch and we were in the tenth grade. And yes, I still have it and cherish it.

Tell us two of your qualities that make you a gem.

Compassion for others and a relentless passion for giving back.

Rubies, sapphires or Emeralds and why?

Emeralds, they represent all the green in nature, renewal and growth.

Share with us your pearls of wisdom.

Words are powerful!Never hesitate to say I’m sorry. Never forget to say thank you. There is healing for all in forgiving and you can never say I love you often enough.

Never better deal a friends invitation, and if you say that it doesn’t really matter, you never should have accepted the invitation in the first place.

Completely borrowed from the airlines and applicable to all situations in life; always, always put your mask on first so you can be of assistance to others!

Don’t answer emails after cocktail hour!

If you could click your ruby slippers together and transport to a vacation somewhere, where would that be?

Vacations were once really hard to come by. Having recently traveled a bit I must say that when I click those ruby slippers now, I declare “There’s no place like home” so my “somewhere” is home with family. I find that time with them is now harder to come by than vacations.


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