May 2012

Ship to store

Could this be the panacea for multi-channel retailing that fine jewelry has been seeking? Over the past decade, we've all watched as online retailing has mushroomed around us. But our product, even fo... read more..

The future of the meaning of ‘conflict’

It didn’t take very long after the World Diamond Council (WDC) and the Kimberley Process (KP) expressed their support for broadening the definition of “conflict” diamond for the first sign of resistan... read more..

Kinetically speaking, these rings move

I made a visit to the Aaron Faber Gallery on Fifth Avenue earlier this month, having received an invitation to preview the jewelry of designers from Quebec. While many of the designs were creative, in... read more..

More palatable metals

The past few years have marked a love-hate relationship between jewelers and precious metals. On one hand, nearly everyone profited from rising prices by buying from the public, a lucrative practice t... read more..

Celebrity Jewelry Gawk™ - Spring Bling

Although awards season has ended, the arrival of spring calls for its own red carpet events--movie and television premieres, charity events, even a high-profile political dinner--and a chance for the ... read more..

Watch out, I’m using tools

Last week was Madison Avenue Watch Week here in New York, a seven-day stretch dedicated to showcasing and recognizing the work of watchmakers and the high-end timepiece brands that line Madison Avenue... read more..

Facebook and the dangers of ‘TMI’

A recent Associated Press article ignited debate over employers asking for potential employees’ social media passwords, the combination of letters and numbers that open the door to the presumably pers... read more..
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