A man with gray hair sashays by me in a purple plaid suit and matching cap. No one blinks, except for me, thinking he might break out into a song and dance number. I soon learn such sights aren't so...
Hearts and teddy bears might have a girlie connotation, but these designers definitely put a grown-up spin on them. Exhibitionist Earrings in 18-karat gold with pink tourmaline. I love these earrings because the pink hearts make them sweet while the...
Chopard "Copacabana" earrings in 18-karat white gold with sapphire and diamond posts, multicolored, pastel sapphire briolettes and tear-shaped opals. Almost as beautiful as the Brazilian beaches from which they get their name, these earrings combine flirty movement and subtle color...
Calgaro "Bora Bora" necklace in sterling silver with pearls and amethyst drops. I'm noticing more and more lariats out there, and I have to say I love the trend. It's easy, versatile and fun. Suggested retail price is $1,290. Voila...
The designers and manufacturers who showed their wares in Las Vegas did not disappoint. Retailers looking for over-the-top designs and fashion-forward pieces definitely had no trouble. But I thought the show also offered a lot of basics, perfect for everyday...
I have been in the jewelry industry long enough to know that the Caribbean represents a hot spot for fine-jewelry sales. But until a family cruise last week, I had no idea how important jewelry sales are down there. The...
Putting aside the author's hypocrisy—she rants about the sexist symbolism of a diamond engagement ring for this entire article, then discloses that she's "guilty" of owning one—I think this particular anti-diamond article from Slate offers up a nifty marketing idea:...
With Paris Hilton back in jail for violating probation, I've identified the perfect diamond-jewelry item for the poor little rich girl and her pals: The "Best Friends Behind Bars" (BFBB for short) charm. Jewelry.com already has the goods in the...
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