March 2008

Earth Day finds

With all the attention the climate crisis has garnered over the past year, accessories that support eco-friendly causes will be in demand around Earth Day, April 22. Pono offers Save the Planet bangle... read more..

Star sighting: Camilla Belle

In New York City, we've got about three more months before it really starts to warm up, and I'm counting the days. I'm eager to pair rich gold jewelry with breezy black summer dresses, a look that up-... read more..

Spring jewelry takes flight

I'm finally not living in denial. No more pretending it's not winter by wearing summer dresses paired with tights in 30-degree weather, a combination that has given me a mild case of frostbite and a p... read more..

Another scam worth knowing about

This is another segment from The Real Hustle. I found it really interesting since it is based on a true scam that happened in London. In this case, the scam artists relied on the jeweler to be impress... read more..

Would they fool you?

This is an interesting episode I saw on the show The Real Hustle. I was really surprised that this scam would fool anyone, but I guess people can get a bit taken off guard when someone comes in flashi... read more..

Pearls take double turn in limelight

Right after the JA New York Winter Show on March 10, I popped into the Terrace Club for a peek at the winning designs of the 5th Edition "The Song of the Stars" Tahitian Pearl Trophy—North America div... read more..

Jewelry goes digital

As the Internet Age presses in on us, every industry is striving to make the most of it, whether it be creating blogs such as this one, posting interactive articles on news sites, advertising on the W... read more..

Keeping an eye on Kohl’s

Avril Lavigne is the latest celebrity to partner with retailer Kohl's Corp. According to Reuters' Shop Talk blog, the punkish multi-platinum-album-selling singer will be introducing a line of accessor... read more..

Green has never been this good

As "going green" sweeps the globe, it is no surprise that the eco-friendly vibe is creeping its way into the jewelry industry. "Green" jewelry is popping up all over the place. Designers are starting ... read more..

Valueless gift cards

"Redeem those gift cards now" must be the most popular headline of the day. I've heard it on every TV channel, on every news program and read it on the Web. Sharper Image's bankruptcy filing and subse read more..

Revving up the retail 'slowdown'

Now that President Bush has announced that the United States is not in or headed for a recession but simply in the midst of a slowdown, what upcoming events and holidays can jewelry retailers count on... read more..
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