Lori Ettlinger Gross is a jewelry writer, journalist, author, historian and speaker with Random House. She was the Estate Jewelry Editor for The Rapaport Diamond Report and a freelancer for T Style, The New York Times, Elle.com, Reuters.com, Invaluable.com, and many other well-known media outlets. Lori was a regular guest contributor on Martha Stewart Radio and performed segments with Ms. Stewart on her television show.

These days, she talks about jewelry and is working towards her Masters in the History of Design & Curatorial Studies through The Parsons School of Design/Cooper Hewitt program. Lori also holds a J.D. degree from Touro Law School and practiced Arts Law before becoming a writer. She lives on Long Island wth her much-loved husband and together they are the very proud parents of a web dev, a computer engineer at Dreamworks Animation, and a Dean's List rising junior at Wash U in St. Louis going for dual degrees in computer science and math.