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America’s Coolest Store Exterior – Editor’s Choice!

Rock Hard Designs is excited to be voted as Editor’s Choice 4th Place for the Exterior of America’s Coolest Store! It says a lot for Historic Downtown Pensacola! Published in the July 2014 issue of INSTORE Magazine.    What makes Rock Hard Designs even qualify for the running of the America’s Coolest Store Contest? World […]

Palafox Street named America’s Great Place

A lot has happened in Pensacola in the last 10 years, but a lot has always happened in Pensacola. We are the City of Five Flags and as Bryan L. Dumka cites, We are thrilled to be part of the Pensacola community and so thankful to our local patrons and tourists alike for keeping us […]

Florida, A State Without Rocks

As a ten year old boy, Rocky found a piece of petrified wood while doing yard work. He said it caught his attention because he was “in a state without rocks, unless brought as Spanish ballast stones.” I said, “really? A state without rocks?” How is it possible that Florida doesn’t have rocks. Surely I’ve […]

dec 7 2013 art show 30A

30A Art Show Dec 7 and 8

Join us on the Grayt Grounds of Monet Monet for a 2 day Show of Art and Music! December 7th & 8th, 2013 30A Art Show Fine Jewellery by father and daughter duo Rock Hard of Rock Hard Designs and Mariel Heart of The Heart Department. Both specialize in their unique visions of fluid and […]

Jaime Moreno, Spanish Jeweler comes to Rock Hard Designs

Rock Hard Designs of Pensacola, FL is hosting Spanish designer of signature jewelry, Jaime Moreno from Madrid, Spain. Exhibition Dates:  November 25th – December 24th Invitation Only Kickoff Event on Saturday, November 23 at 7pm.  Meet Jaime Moreno, interact with the designer and connect with a treasure that speaks to you.  Catering by Blake Rushing […]

Middle Tennessee GIA Alumni Guest Speaker

Rock Hard guest speaker at GIA Alumni Meeting in Nashville In July 2013, Rock was honored to be the guest speaker for the Gemological Institute of America Middle Tennessee Alumni Chapter. The meeting was held at the beautiful Brentwood, TN library and Rock brought an assortment of handcrafted jewelry from both the Burning Water and […]

Rock Hard Designs Fine Jewelry and Museum Pensacola Florida

Exclusive Designers for Kahro

We are proud to announce that Kahro Diamond Jewelry in Raleigh has chosen Rock Hard Designs as one of their exclusive jewelry designers.  Kahro has changed the face of Raleigh Jewelry with a brand new approach.  Kahro is all about empowerment and reflecting the unique qualities of every woman.  Learn how to harness the power […]

“The Jeweler”

  “The Jeweler” HONORABLE MENTIONS“THE JEWELER”, historical fiction by part time South Walton resident Kenneth Murray “involves the lives of Rock and Carla Hard” quotes a note to the reader.  For purposes of the novel, Kenneth changed Rock Hard to Cole Hanson to lend believability to the lead character.  An editor advised the change, “no one […]

Rock Hard jewelry and archeaology

The ‘Real’ INDIANA JONES-Pensacola News Journal Artical July 20th

The ’Real’ INDIANA JONES- Pensacola News Journal Artical July 20th           Move over, Spielberg.  Pensacola has its own Indiana Jones.           Jewelry designer Rocky Hard may not carry a whip or battle treasure-seeking Nazis like the big screen hero, but his real life adventures in archaeology are better than any Hollywood blockbuster.  And Indy we […]