What do you get when you combine bubbly, bling, and beautiful ladies? You get Yelp's Ladies Night Out @ Shane Co! Over 75 Yelpers and guests classed up Portland's friend in the diamond business on an otherwise rainy night.
Shane Co is a purveyor of fine gems, and their outpost in Tigard provided a warm welcome for our troop of intrepid elites on November 5, 2013. Yelpers were encouraged to grab some bubbly (Argyle and Italian Bubbles from Charles Smith, for those who are asking) and snack on cupcakes from Lightning Cupcakes to get the night started off. Shane Co had their already-no-pressure staff in Elite Event mode, encouraging the ladies to try on anything they like, including some sparkly specimens like a four-karat stone. As Katherine V notes, "from taking pictures with a cardboard cutout to trying on rings worth way more than my yearly tuition payment, the night was a blast." But it wasn't just all about trying stuff on. There was education too! Shannon H adds "My favorite part of the night was learning to spot inclusions in a diamond using a loupe. I've always wondered what jewelers were looking at when they used one of those things, and now I know. It was pretty incredible to see inside the diamond at tiny particles that have been there for millions of years. Fascinating!"
Huge thanks for this amazing event go out to the fine folks at Shane Co; Lightning Cupcakes; Argyle; Ana m and Jenni L; and of course the amazing PDXYelp Elite Squad, without whom this would not be possible.
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Until next time, keep it blingy!
–Don "Gold Grillz" B