January 2013

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For me, the current NFL season drew to a pitiful close on Dec. 23, when Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger threw the interception that ultimately ended the Steelers season.Our loss to ... read more..

Precious and imperial topaz from Brazil

Brazil produces more topaz than any other country in the world. Most of the production is colorless, which is irradiated and heated into various shades of blue. Precious and imperial topaz offer a rar... read more..

Inaugural baubles

Barack Obama was sworn in for his second term on Monday, marking another four years under the same Commander in Chief and presenting an especially momentous occasion for attending celebrities and poli... read more..

Celebrity Jewelry Gawk™ - January gems

The Golden Globes, movie premieres, appearances on news segments--so far, 2013 has been full of events for celebrities. Color is proving to be a continually strong trend in star jewelry, namely vibran... read more..

Making sense of Christmas just past

The results are in and frankly I have no idea who, if anyone, has won.This is one of the most confusing seasons for holiday sales results in recent memory (keeping in mind that I have only worked here... read more..

De Beers executives in America

For the first time in 70 years, De Beers’ executives entered the United States this week to conduct business, something they had been unable to do for the past seven decades due to anti-trust issues.O... read more..

The droids they’re looking for

What do you create for a man who proposed to his girlfriend with an R2-D2 engagement ring around Halloween while dressed as Charlie Brown from the Peanuts? The answer is simple: a C-3PO wedding band. ... read more..

Following in unconventional footsteps

Including all its variations, people in general like to use the quote, “When one door closes, another one opens.” I found this sentiment to be true when I met New York-based designer Michael Pereira.B... read more..
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