April 2009

Citi upgrades Signet to "buy"

I've been writing about growing momentum in the good news category of late--finally. Today, more to add. Signet, parent of Sterling Jewelers, the largest U.S. jewelry-specific retailer and operator of... read more..

Feeling generous?

I have blogged before about the importance of giving in tough times, and I stick by my belief that donating to charitable causes becomes even more important in a bad economy. I signed up here at work ... read more..

Don't mix your greens

My father was a naturalist for the National Park Service, intimately involved in the birth and growth of the primacy of the discipline of ecology in our nation's approach to its natural resources and ... read more..

Designer Spotlight: Ray Griffiths

I don’t love to admit it, but I cannot stop watching Bravo’s Real Housewives show. All the dramas of Atlanta? Yep, tuned in for that season. The O.C.? Of course. And now I’m onto New York City, faithf... read more..

De Beers leaving London?

De Beers spokeswoman Lynette Gould confirmed last week that the diamond giant is slashing 25 percent of its U.K. staff, cutting down the number of employees for the Diamond Trading Co. (DTC), Foreverm... read more..

Star Sighting: Miley Cyrus

Attempting to pair face-framing gemstone jewelry with an already embellished top or frock can inspire a bit of a wardrobing conundrum, but teen sensation Miley Cyrus pulled off the look with aplomb fo... read more..

Designer Spotlight: Atelier Minyon

Back in January at the JA New York Show, one of the new kids on the block that drew my attention was Atelier Minyon. The designer is a newcomer to the States, having opened up shop just this past wint... read more..

Diamonds phone home

Looking for a diamond that's simply out of this world? Well, New York diamond dealer Nilesh Sheth, president of Nice Diamonds, might have just what you need. Some time ago, Sheth purchased two strange... read more..

The artistry of science

Two nights ago, I was whisked off to Philadelphia for a private tour of “Galileo, the Medici and the Age of Astronomy,” a fascinating exhibit opening tomorrow at the Franklin Institute science museum.... read more..
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