You want to understand the financials of your business, but may think it's too complicated or aren't sure it's being done right. You're in the right place.

Who is Mariel?

  • Jeweler & Gemologist

    Raised in her father's jewelry store that celebrated 40 years in 2014 and had 7 stores at one time. Worked in fine jewelry sales, appraisals, and as a bench jeweler. Is a GIA Graduate Gemologist and JA Certified Bench Jeweler.

  • Accountant

    Trained by her grandmother in office and bookkeeping tasks from a young age. Mariel has a Bachelor's of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Belmont University and is studying to sit for the CPA exam.

  • Strategic Learner

    Continued Education for herself and her students. Believes there is always room for improvement and something to learn. As an active member of jewelry and accounting industry associations she stays in the know and keeps this course up to date.


Accounting Intelligence Officer for Artists

  • Graduate Gemologist, Gemological Institute of America – Carlsbad, California 1999

  • Gemstone Carving 1 Year Practical, Master-Carver Hans Ulrich Pauly – Idar-Oberstein, Germany 2001

  • Associate of Arts (Fine Art, Art History & Accounting) University of West Florida – Pensacola, Florida 2004

  • Graduate Jeweler, Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts – San Francisco, California 2005

  • Certified Bench Jeweler Technician, Jewelers of America 2005

  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Belmont University – Nashville, Tennessee 2011

  • GIA Alumni Association, Middle TN Chapter Treasurer 2013 - 2015

  • Stone Setting Comprehensive, New Approach School for Jewelers – Nashville, TN and Xero Certified Advisor 2014

  • Women's Jewelry Association (WJA), Nashville TN Chapter Founding President 2014 - 2016

  • Flourish & Thrive Academy Coach 2015 - Present; WJA National Foundation Treasurer 2018

Do-it-Yourself with Confidence

"My goal is for business owners to understand their books and make data-driven decisions. I help artists implement sustainable systems of complex accounting." - Mariel Diaz