March 2011

Designer Spotlight: Jordan Alexander

Jordan Alexander jewelry received some presidential treatment this month, when first lady Michelle Obama accessorized with the brand for a dinner she attended with husband and United States President ... read more..

Designer Spotlight: Pure Dead Brilliant

Designer Nora Logan has created Pure Dead Brilliant, a collection of jewelry that fuses elements of culture from around the world into inspiration and design. Nora has spent her life in major cities s... read more..

Lorraine Garvey

Lorraine Garvey embodied many of the personal attributes and characteristics I admire most. President of the Women's Jewelry Association's chapter in her home base of New England, Lorraine represented... read more..

Don’t wait around to get busy

In re-capping 2010 with retailers, I had a number of them tell me that business was up during the course of the year, but all with one interesting footnote: Sales were off in the months when they woul... read more..

News or nonsense?

I don't know about you, but I'm bombarded, constantly, by useless information. In media, they call it "feeding the beast." If you're CNN, for example, 24/7 is a lot of air time to fill. And, unfortuna... read more..

Exploitation and responsibility

It wasn't long ago that Americans were exploited by Europe for our rich natural resources. In the heyday of colonialism, it was standard operating procedure for powerful nations to divvy up the world ... read more..
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