As the price of gold rises to just under $1,000 an ounce, articles everywhere, from the International Herald Tribune to The Ithaca Journal, talk about people selling their gold, be it a broken chain or a family heirloom, to make...
The National Jeweler Network posted an article earlier this month about the large tax rebate checks everyone is getting this year. The article mentioned that those 18 through 24 years old will spend more of their checks than any other...
Next up on my ever-evolving jewelry wish list: diamond studs. I've been hankering for a pair ever since reading Chanel And Her World, a book about the iconic fashion designer Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel. And though one would think a girl...
I'm glad I write about jewelry and don't make it. After recently viewing the jewelry-making process at A. Jaffe's factory, I have a whole new respect for the trade. Yes, it's tedious and repetitive, but the results are oh so...
At any chance I had on a ferry or boat ride during childhood travels, I'd spend some time peering over the edge, hoping to spy a mermaid. I was sure they existed, and that if I looked hard enough, I'd...
Let's be honest. It might be fun to see next season's top fashion trends at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York City, but just as fun (if not more so) is seeing what attendees are wearing. Usually decked out in...
By Michelle Graff and Catherine Dayrit I've (this is Michelle writing) not been at this job all that long (my first day was Nov. 12), but one thing I have noticed in my short tenure is the amount of over-the-top...
"Study the past by studying jewelry." This is one of the cries of the newly created Association for the Study of Jewelry and Related Arts LLC (ASJRA) and a mantra that would have made my general history class much more...
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