Barbara Palumbo is a freelance journalist covering the worldwide watch and jewelry industry for publications like The Jewelry Book, InStore Magazine, Watchonista and her own two blogs, Adornmentality.com and WhatsOnHerWrist.com. With a background in luxury wholesale and retail sales, manufacturing, and marketing spanning nearly twenty-three years, Barbara brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her editorial pieces. Known sometimes as the jewelry world’s “controversial blogger”, Palumbo states that her strong suit is her ability to tell a written story in her own voice and without hesitation; a skill earning her two nominations for a WJA Award for Excellence in Editorial Media. Barbara’s current two passions are teaching the industry about FTC guidelines as it pertains to influencer marketing and digital media, as well as writing and speaking about women’s issues in the jewelry industry. She currently resides in Atlanta, GA with her family.