Penny Nisenbaum is a graduate gemologist who has been in the gem industry since 1982. She started her own business in 1987.
She specializes in pearls as well as unusual and unique gem materials, working with a variety of American lapidaries and importers. Using a love of color and a discerning eye, she assembles the best goods into her collection of stones with the art jeweler in mind. She travels twice a year to China to purchase rare and different varieties of freshwater pearls, beads and stones guaranteeing high-quality merchandise at competitive prices.
She travels to many regions of the USA to meet with clients during the year, including the COMA conference in Salida, Colorado, July 15th-17th and the Metalwerx Market, Hilton Hotel Woburn, Massachussetts, October 21st-23rd.