Peter Stavrianidis– a GIA Graduate Gemologist and AGS Certified Gemologist Appraiser– is a professional public speaker, educating the community about jewelry and diamonds. Venus Jewelers currently offers three complimentary seminars. We also customize presentations to fit the needs of your organization and the time-frame of your affair. The world of jewelry is a fascinating realm of history and art with a bundle of facts and information– let us intrigue you!

Please do not hesitate to contact us. All our presentations are engaging, educational and certainly entertaining! We offer door prizes at each presentation. It is our pleasure to share these complimentary seminars with you and the rest of our community.


1. Elizabeth Taylor: My Love Affair With Jewelry

“Elizabeth Taylor: My Love Affair With Jewelry,” takes a close look at Elizabeth Taylor’s vast jewelry collection, one filled with history, romance and even some of her own personal designs. In examining her jewelry, we delve into Elizabeth’s many romances and events from both her professional and private world. Each piece of hers is representative of a specific person or moment in her life. This presentation highlights the sentimental value as well as the history that a single piece of jewelry carries.

2. Jackie O: A Life of Grace, Elegance, and Mystique

This presentation takes you through the life of this “American Princess” and her flawless reign in a voyeuristic world with her iconic presence during the sixty-four years of her life. You will also see some of her favorite jewelry and her ability to endure relationships which were not ideal in many ways.

3. Diamonds Are Forever

This is a 45-minute, in-house presentation which will provide you with everything you wanted to know about diamonds, fine jewelry, and precious metals. If you are in the market to purchase a diamond engagement ring or a fine piece of jewelry and you feel insecure by the lack of knowledge, the variation of information and the so called “expert opinion” – HAVE NO FEAR! We promise to provide you with all the vital information that will make you extremely confident and capable to make the right decision and get the best possible value for your money in the market. In order to enroll, please call to reserve your participation.

4. The History of Jewelry From Antiquity to Modern Times

A fascinating journey through history indicating the different styles and trends that evolved through different periods and how the events of those periods affected those trends. This is one of our most interesting, entertaining and educational presentations. It is very highly recommended for your organization, adult community, women’s club, Church Group, Kiwanis club, Art fairs, etc. This presentation is conducted in the space of your organization and it’s about 1 hour long.

5. A Guide To Buying and Caring for Fine Jewelry

A very informative presentation on everything you wanted to know about jewelry. After this amazing powerpoint presentation–- which will cover a very broad range of the world of jewelry and precious stones-– you will have your chance to bombard us with questions. And guess what? We will not leave until we answer all of them! This presentation is conducted in the space of your organization, school, adult community, women’s club, Church group, Kiwanis club, Art fairs, etc.

6. A Custom Made Presentation

We will create a presentation according to your specifications. It will fit the needs of your group and the time frame of your affair. Just give us a couple of weeks to put it together.