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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...
As more American consumers tighten their purse strings, retailers are depending on foreign shoppers to boost sales, in stores and online. The weak American dollar continues to be an attraction for foreign shoppers. And those tourists who haven't exchanged their...
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...
With Valentine's Day falling on a Thursday, it's the perfect opportunity for brand-new and well-seasoned lovers to escape to a romantic hideaway for an extended weekend. So what type of jewelry should a vacation-bound cupid shop for to make himself...
For men still wondering what to get their sweeties this Valentine's Day, Askmen.com has a list of gift ideas that is categorized according to the level of your relationship. Jewelry was recommended for married men, but there was no mention...
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...
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