Monthly Archives

March 2009

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    German Engineering: A. Lange & Söhne

    When it comes to high-end timepieces, Swiss-made is usually the standard to go by. Defying those odds is premiere German watch brand A. Lange & Söhne, a company founded in 1845…

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    Jumbo Jewels

    Last week I told you about the trend report I put together about the jewelry marketplace, and I shared some tips for shopping from the Diamond Information Center. Well, now I…

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    SALE!!

    Today is definitely looking like the start of a great weekend–the sun is shining, it’s Friday, and we’re offering a surprise 10% off sale through next Tuesday. This means 10% off…

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    Buying Time

    This week we’re highlighting savvy shopping in the form of Investment Watches. These are timepieces that will hold their value for years to come–whether they are rare, created from precious materials…

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    Back to Basics

    I was recently putting together a trend report for one of my freelance clients, and I decided to interview all of the major jewelry industry organizations to get a feel for…

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    Going to the Chapel?

    If you or someone you know is thinking about popping the question, there’s no doubt that they should give Portero a look before buying any bling. Love and marriage continues even…

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    Officially Cartier

    Michelle Obama sure knows how to bring modern to the White House. In her recently-released official portrait, she donned a black shift dress by Michael Kors, a simple double strand of…

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    Green with Envy

    Although St. Patrick’s Day is known less for shopping and more for, well, cocktails; it’s also a time to celebrate a bit of luck. And it sure seems lucky to find…

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    Mini Masterpieces

    I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to go meet with one of the most talented jewelry designers in the world yesterday–Sevan Bicakci (above, photo by me). Born and raised…

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    Interview: Ivanka Trump

    I recently spoke to businesswoman/jewelry maven Ivanka Trump for a magazine article, and she had some interesting things to say about the category of contemporary jewelry and what women are looking…