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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...
I began seeing numerous articles about the jewelry-stacking trend about two years ago, and instead of fading away as trends eventually do, it seems to have only grown stronger. Perhaps the return of the bangle breathed new life into the...
How does one go from Mr. Blackwell'€™s Worst Dressed list to fashion muse? I imagine Christina Aguilera would answer that question with the hook from the song "That'€™s What Friends Are For"€ because it would definitely explain why she'€™s the...
The next red ring you see might not be the result of enameling or some other coating technique. Chunlei Guo, a researcher from the University of Rochester, is fine-tuning technology that adds color to platinum, titanium, tungsten, silver and gold....
In ancient times, a signet ring wielded the power of its wearer. An impression from one on a document was as valid as a handwritten signature is today. Engraved with a coat of arms, signet rings showed allegiance to a...
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...
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