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This Mother's Day, my sister and I treated our mom to brunch and baubles, the latter of which we found at an arts and crafts festival in Alexandria, Va. After overindulging in lobster drenched in butter and scallops swimming in...
Today is my first day back at work after spending nine wonderful days in Africa. The trip, courtesy of JWT's Diamond Information Center (De Beers), was a first-class, well-organized and well-run operation. Kudos to those employees of the DIC because...
I am obsessed with tassels. Those on curtains, lamps or other household fixtures, not so much. But the jewelry sort? Bring them on. There's just something downright glam about swinging metal fringe and the Old Hollywood feel that tassel pieces...
Jewelry from prestigious fashion houses ruled the Fall 2008 runways, causing Style.com to declare the reign of the "it" handbag officially over. The online portal for Vogue and W magazines recently highlighted "need-it-now baubles" from Balenciaga, Emilio Pucci, Lanvin and...
Last week, I helped forlorn lovers locate a new home for their sparkling forget-me-nots and shared a bright new idea for jewelers searching for a niche market. This week, I'm dishing about a new trend among jilters and jiltees. Jewelry...
Last Christmas, I became obsessed with Amazon.com's Lightening Deals. Like clockwork, I would check the Web site every two hours to see if the next item to go on sale would make a great gift or had a Gold Box...
Shopping columnist Tania Anderson was recently chastised by a reader for her tips on buying high-end jewelry. The anonymous critic didn't complain that Ms. Anderson's tips were invaluable. He or she felt the columnist should encourage her husband to donate...
Ex-Boyfriend Jewelry, the recent focus of a piece on the Today show, allows the unlucky in love to unload their mementos and memories in exchange for cash or the remnants of someone else's shattered romance. The Web site not only...
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