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93-Year-Old Employee Marks 75 Years with Jewelry Store November 24, 2014
She is “a remarkable person,” says her boss. Frances Moore, hired 75 years ago to help out...
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Jeweler Fights His Own Immigration Battle November 24, 2014
Struggle for citizenship has taken ten years, cost $75,000. An Iowa jeweler is nearing the ten-year...
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Blue Diamond Sets Two Records at Sotheby’s November 24, 2014
Per-carat price is highest ever paid for any diamond. The fall auction season, which already has...
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Long Island Jeweler Touts Men’s Jewelry Trend November 24, 2014
It’s not only his customers who are jumping on the bandwagon. Long Island jewelry designer Glenn...
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Archaeologists Find Mummy Still Wearing Her Jewelry November 24, 2014
4,000-year-old discovery has been nicknamed “Lady of the Jewels.” Spanish archaeologists in...
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Collaborations Cultivate Customers Collaborations Cultivate Customers November 24, 2014, published in Customer Service
Recently, I’ve been banging the collaboration drum pretty regularly, and that’s because a lot of top jewelers are having great...
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This Cuff Trend? Just Ignore It This Cuff Trend? Just Ignore It November 21, 2014, published in Designers/Jewelry
Sometimes a trend is just a trend. And, while it may be interesting, it’s one of those fashion directions that jewelers should...
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November Mind Massage: Why I Hate Black Friday November Mind Massage: Why I Hate Black Friday November 21, 2014, published in Guest Blogs
I hate Black Friday! I know it's a little harsh since most of my readers are retailers, but it takes the joy out of the holiday...
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Forevermark Wants You To Hold Hands Forevermark Wants You To Hold Hands November 19, 2014, published in Designers/Jewelry
The party that introduced Forevermark’s #HoldMyHandForever social media project looked more like a fancy art opening than the typical...
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Retail Jeweler Brings Oscar Excitement to Pennsylvania Retail Jeweler Brings Oscar Excitement to Pennsylvania November 18, 2014, published in Best Practices
It’s only November, but I’ll bet that Cathy Calhoun, retail jeweler and event planner extraordinaire, is already thinking ahead...
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And the 2015 Color of the Year Will Be . . . And the 2015 Color of the Year Will Be . . . November 14, 2014, published in Designers/Jewelry
Blue. A cool blue. With less than a month until the Pantone Color Institute’s announcement of its 2015 Color of the Year, that’s...
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