Hal Rubenstein

Hal Rubenstein, Gabriel’s global style director, was one of the founding editors of InStyle Magazine where served as Fashion Director for 15 years. Prior to that, Rubenstein was the Men’s Style Director of the New York Times, and was a contributing editor to Vogue, Elle, The New Yorker, New York, Interview, Ocean Drive and Details. Rubenstein is co-director of The Fund in the Sun Foundation, on the boards of The Paul Taylor Dance Company and Live Out Loud. In addition to creating and editing the cult classic Egg Magazine, Rubenstein is also a noted food critic and consultant, appears regularly on HSN with his eponymous clothing line and is the author of four books, his latest being The Looks of Love: 50 Moments in Fashion that Inspired Romance  (HarperCollins, 2015).


Robin Lefkowitz-Huska

Robin graduated from Fashion of Technology for Jewelry Manufacturing and design and has been in the jewelry industry for over 33 years. She has worked at Gabriel & Co. as the Fashion Merchandiser Supervisor for over 13 years. In that time, quality assurance and fashion merchandising has been a key part of role. Robin's passion about jewelry stems from her family legacy of jewelry designers and her writing reflects her jewelry design and manufacturing expertise.



Inna Kushnirski

Inna Kushnirski is the Senior Bridal Merchandiser at Gabriel & Co.  She graduated at the top of her class from Marist College with a degree in Fashion Merchandising and Business Administration and has over 15 years of experience in the Jewelry Industry. In addition to her merchandising and product development duties, she frequently contributes her vast jewelry knowledge to Gabriel’s informative blog. She is located in NYC, where she resides with her husband and three children.



Caitlin Wells

Caitlin Wells is a graduate of NYU's Stern School of Business specializing in marketing communications and market research. As a blog contributor, she draws on nearly a decade of experience in the jewelry industry across both bridal and fashion to help people discover jewelry that speaks to their unique sensibility and celebrates life's unforgettable moments. Caitlin's writing can also be found throughout Gabriel & Co.'s website and social media.



Beth Bernstein

Beth Bernstein is a jewelry historian, jewelry expert and collector of period and modern jewel and a purveyor of all things sparkly. She has a romance going on with the legend, language and sentiment behind the pieces and the story. Beth’s passion for this has inspired three books — 'My Charmed Life,' a memoir; 'Jewelry's Shining Stars,' a modern jewelry design coffee table book; and 'If These Jewels Could Talk,' an in-depth look at celebrities and the stories behind their legendary jewels on the silver screen and in real life — with a fourth one in the works. She has written and continues to write for major consumer magazines and has also written for newspapers, online and print publications.




Tanya Dukes

Tanya Dukes is a New York City-based writer, editor and stylist. She's covered the jewelry and watch markets for nearly 15 years, beginning at Elite Traveler magazine, where she served as the publication's first ever Style Editor. Later she became Accessories Editor of Brides Magazine and Senior Editor for INDESIGN and INSTORE magazines. Her freelance writing has appeared in titles including The International New York Times, Robb Report, The Knot and Watch Journal and she has received the Women's Jewelry Association Award for Excellence in Editorial, a Folio: Eddie Award and a nomination for the GEM Award for Media Excellence, She records jewelry adventures on Instagram at @tanyadukes.


Siobhan Alvarez

Siobhan Alvarez is a blogger and mom to two young sons living just outside of Atlanta, Georgia with her family. She documents her motherhood journey on her blog "Mimosas & Motherhood," where she shares easy recipes, DIY projects, pregnancy advice, fashion finds, jewelry style, parenting tips and more.



Hailey Way

Hailey is a multidimensional online marketing specialist. With a background in fashion merchandising, digital analysis and journalism, she collaborates with a variety of professionals. An alum of University of Washington her cultural beats include technology, style and entertainment. As a digital marketing consultant, she wears many hats consulting clients in B2B/B2C small business, e-commerce, film, cosmetology and lifestyle brands. With a passion for global style trends and pop culture, she draws inspiration through the juxtaposition of luxury branding and eclectic style. Since 2018 Hailey has been a contributing writer for Gabriel & Co. New York. She currently resides in Austin, Texas.

Gabriel Editorial Team

Over the years Gabriel & Co. has build a strong team of external writers and in house editors, tracking the latest trends and developments for fashion and bridal and turning it into articles, blogs and podcasts. The team consists of diverse experts from the gemstone, jewelry and fashion industries, with over 100 years of combined experience and know how. They all love what they do & they do it all for you.


Jewels For Ringing In The New Year

By Tanya Dukes | December 21, 2020

By Tanya Dukes, INSTORE Magazine, Guest Editor As has been said a thousand million times before, 2020 has been a year unlike any other in living memory. Despite the disruptions we’ve all endured in every aspect of our lives, one of the things that remains unchanged is the end-of-year impulse to take a break and…

The Perfect Holiday Gifts for the Young at Heart

By Siobhan Alvarez | December 15, 2020

Everyone has different tastes when it comes to jewelry, but the one thing we can all agree on is that the perfect piece truly completes any look. There’s nothing like a great pair of earrings you truly love and can wear every day, or a necklace or bracelet that is a complement to every outfit…

Garnet: Gem Of Faith

By Robin Lefkowitz-Huska | December 10, 2020

The garnet gemstone is often associated with its deep red hue, but the most common misconception about garnets is that the gemstone is only produced in an array of reds from rust colored to deep violet-red. In actuality, garnet is the name used for a large group of rock-forming minerals that come in a rich…

Amethyst: Gem of Stability

By Robin Lefkowitz-Huska | December 10, 2020

Amethyst is the purple variety of the quartz and the most valued member of the quartz family. The purple color can range from a light lilac to a deep, intense royal purple, and from brownish to vivid. Amethyst also commonly shows what is called color zoning, which in the case of amethyst usually consists of…

Holiday Gift Guide: Building Blocks For Her Jewelry Box

By Tanya Dukes | December 9, 2020

By Tanya Dukes, INSTORE Magazine, Guest Editor ’Tis the season for giving thanks to the people who mean the most to us. In a challenging year, which is unlike any in memory, focus on gifts that will make life easier and a little more beautiful, like jewelry essentials she’ll want to turn to every time…

Blue Topaz: Gem of Harmony

By Robin Lefkowitz-Huska | November 30, 2020

Since the discovery of large topaz deposits in Brazil in the mid-19th century, topaz has become much more affordable and widely available. In the 1960s, processes were developed to turn common colorless topaz blue with irradiation treatment. Topaz is a precious gem that comes in a range of colors. You can find this gem in…

Red Carpet Jewelry: Celebrity-Worthy Pieces For Safe Holiday Fun

By Beth Bernstein | November 30, 2020

By Beth Berstein, INSTORE Guest Editor If you live in a warmer climate, maybe you have a small outside holiday get-together planned. Or maybe you are going to spend time with loved ones who you have been with since the pandemic first started. You might be planning a Thanksgiving or holiday celebration via Zoom. Some…

The Love of A Lifetime-The Engagement Ring You’ve Been Waiting For

By Beth Bernstein | November 20, 2020

Whether you are getting married for the 2nd time or you decided to wait and get married later in life, you will most likely have a better idea of your personal style. You will also most likely be involved in the process of choosing the ring, which will put less pressure on the groom-to-be and…

Holiday Gift Gifting Trends

By Beth Bernstein | November 18, 2020

-By Beth Berstein, INSTORE Guest Editor Gift giving this holiday can be made simple if you are tuned into the style of the gift’s recipient and the key trends that the women (from wives to mothers and daughters) are falling head over heels for. Many of the styles Gabriel & Co. offers are at accessible…