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"Redeem those gift cards now" must be the most popular headline of the day. I've heard it on every TV channel, on every news program and read it on the Web. Sharper Image's bankruptcy filing and subsequent refusal to honor...
Now that President Bush has announced that the United States is not in or headed for a recession but simply in the midst of a slowdown, what upcoming events and holidays can jewelry retailers count on to rev up sales...
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...
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...
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