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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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Kimberley Process Faltering?

As pearl and bead stringers, we may use diamond beads in our jewelry. However, apart from whether we use them ourselves, diamonds are a key part of the jewelry trade, familiar to everyone, and desired by most. This means that … Continue reading

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