September 2009

Q & A: Catching up with Cassy

A little while back, I received an e-mail about Cassy’s Sassy Jewelry, a company run by a young woman who had established her business at the age of 12. Since then, Arizona-based designer and owner Ca... read more..

Create buzz around the cash register

One idea that popped into my head during Tuesday's eco-luxe event (other than ‘I am a wasteful human being who needs to recycle more’) is that it's probably not a bad time to invest in some socially c... read more..

Behind the scenes at Tacori

Early last week, I spent some time at Tacori's Los Angeles headquarters, where the brand was hosting a "Club Tacori" event for some of its best retailers (more on all the goings-on to come). I kicked ... read more..

Do shoppers enjoy coming to your store?

Last week, I attended the Rapaport Diamond Conference, which concluded with an interesting discussion on the Kimberley Process. While my original article focused on that--journalists are suckers for a... read more..

Breast cancer awareness

As one of the leading forms of cancer worldwide, it's likely that a number of your customers have been touched by breast cancer in their own families or know someone whose life has been altered by the... read more..

Pantone's picks for Spring

The color experts at Pantone completed a survey for Spring 2010 in which they asked fashion designers about their top color picks, inspirations and philosophies. Here are Pantone's top 10, plus jewelr... read more..

Would you wear a mustache?

After a few years in hipster-centric Brooklyn, I became well accustomed to ironic forms of fashion. One Bedford Avenue sighting that epitomized the trend in jewelry: a gold-plated retainer swinging as... read more..
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