Tag Archives: gold

Star Trivia: Pearls, Gold and Gemstones

Here are a couple of pieces of jewelry trivia I came across this morning. Marilyn’s Mikimoto Pearls: According to Meyer Hoffman, chief operating officer of Mikimoto America, Marilyn Monroe actually owned very few pieces of “real jewelry.” One such piece … Continue reading

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Jewelry Industry Hits and Misses in 2011

From the Kimberley Process to new entries in the Guinness Book of World Records, the jewelry industry experienced its share of hits and misses in 2011. Here is my take on the year overall.

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Jewelry 2011: Hits and Misses

With the close of the year, it’s time to take a look at the major jewelry news and trends of 2011. Here are my top picks offered with the caveat that these are purely subjective, reflective of my own interests … Continue reading

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Prediction: Gold to $1900 this Fall

As pearl and bead stringers, the price of gold is an issue for us. Although most of us are routinely using less costly metal, some clients insist on gold clasps and findings for their jewelry and some of us would … Continue reading

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