Company Monday: Harmony Scott Jewelers to say farewell

If all goes in accordance to system, the final working day of business enterprise for Harmony Scott Jewelry in Carbondale will be Sept. 6. But at the fee the perfectly-recognized jeweler’s goods are moving at for-sale price ranges, that farewell date could come earlier.

“Right now we’re advertising jewelry so rapid that we’re not even positive we’ll be open up Sept. 6,” Scott reported Friday.

Harmony Scott (remaining) is closing her Carbondale retail store just after being in the handmade jewellery company for 23 decades. She is pictured with Carbondale retail outlet supervisor Crystal Colantino. (Courtesy image)

Scott’s handmade jewelry arrives from gemstones, pearls and treasured metals, and her tale began when she and her associate at the time, Justin Doty, lived in his cabin on Aspen Mountain. Right after Scott earned a diploma in Chinese from the College of Colorado in 1996, the Aspen Higher School graduate returned to the Roaring Fork Valley and began an apprenticeship below jeweler Elaine Greenspan.



By 1998, she was earning jewelry in the cabin. She and Doty did trunk demonstrates and artwork fairs and farmers marketplaces their following grew, and in 2000 she opened a keep in Carbondale and in 2002 a person in Aspen, which experienced numerous destinations at diverse instances — such as in the Hyman Avenue shopping mall, above Pitkin County Dry Merchandise and in the Mill Avenue Plaza off cafe row.

In 2002, the couple frequented Bali where by Scott labored aspect-by-aspect with their creation personnel and forged a romantic relationship that has ongoing until eventually this working day.



“I labored beside the folks and did not go through a middle male,” she said. “And we labored collectively on every thing in excess of the many years. And I would go there for two months at a time and it was extremely hands-on. It was like a collaboration. … I was associated in every step of the method.”

Doty handed absent in 2013, and Scott closed the Aspen retailer in March 2015.

Scott remained lively in the Carbondale company community and aided launch the town’s well known Initially Fridays event. Her Carbondale locale on the 100 block of Principal Road was transformed from a dwelling, where she lived in an above condominium for a time.

Crystal Colantino, Harmony Scott and Claire de L’Arbre of Harmony Scott Jewelers (Courtesy picture)

Scott, who moved to Spain two many years ago and is now married, stated she is leaving the jewellery small business to focus total-time on a expert endeavor as a like, sexuality and partnership coach.

“My healing journey was for myself, and by means of that I acquired my reward is supporting men and women — men and girls — and partners, and the exciting detail is that sexual energy is a everyday living-drive electrical power, and you really do not have to use it just for sexual intercourse,” she said. “You can use it for your enterprise profession and just for vitality.”

She sees a vocation change as a pure development.

“For so numerous decades I was adorning women of all ages and assisting them link to their attractiveness, and helping them assistance their self like externally,” she stated, noting her target now is inward to help folks reside with heartbreak and issues, and grow from and construct on their associations with other folks.

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