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Alumni start-up makes beaded bracelets, gives back to Kenya

Daily IlliniDaily Illini - Feb 12, 2018
The bracelets are made in Kenya and sold online. A percentage of the profits are donated to women and different charities in Kenya. “The main way that we contribute to the women is that they never had a steady stream of income or work coming to them ...  


Cops: 2 men steal diamond earrings from Gwinnett Sam's Club

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionAtlanta Journal Constitution - Feb 12, 2018
Gwinnett County police are searching for two men who took a pair of diamond earrings from a Buford Sam's Club.  


Searches for pink sapphires increase following Princess Eugenie's engagement

Professional JewellerProfessional Jeweller - Feb 14, 2018
“With an exciting year ahead for the Royal family, we look forward to seeing more of their jewellery choices at public appearances and weddings.' Princess Eugenie's unusual choice of a padparadscha Sapphire follows an increasing trend for alternative ...  


Not Gone in a Flash: The Toxic Life of Mardi Gras Beads

U.S. News & World ReportU.S. News & World Report - Feb 6, 2018
Seemingly innocent necklaces worn by Mardi Gras revelers pose a danger to people and the environment. By The Conversation, Contributor |Feb. 6, 2018, at 10:29 a.m.. Not Gone in a Flash: The Toxic Life of Mardi Gras Beads. Share. ×. Share on Facebook ...  


Rooster with diamond anklets attracts travellers

Bangkok PostBangkok Post - Jan 26, 2018
Rooster with diamond anklets attracts travellers. 26 Jan 2018 at 13:18 4,081 viewed11 comments; WRITER: SUTTHIWIT CHAYUTWORAKAN. A rooster wearing diamond anklets worth 50,000 baht becomes a magnet among Thai and foreign tourists at Suvarnabhumi ...  


The ancient Greek masterpiece etched on a tiny gemstone

CNNCNN - Jan 26, 2018
A miniature gemstone discovered in a 3500-year-old tomb is challenging our understanding of ancient Greek art.  

Wedding Rings

This Philly jewelry designer is making her own wedding ring

PhillyVoice.comPhillyVoice.com - Feb 14, 2018
Finally we got word to cancel that job; they're not getting engaged anymore.“ Other times, thankfully the majority of the time, Shoemaker, who has been designing engagement and wedding rings for a manufacturer in the city's fabled Jewelers Row and ...  

Engagement Rings

Deliveroo announces Valentine's Day doughnut engagement rings ...

The IndependentThe Independent - Feb 8, 2018
Nothing says romance than proposing to your significant other on Valentine's Day… with a doughnut engagement ring. Whether you decide to actually take the plunge and go down on one knee with this iced pastry or you'd rather celebrate the single life ...  


Mic Capes Drops New Visual for "Black Pearls" in Celebration of Black History Month

The Portland Mercury (blog)The Portland Mercury (blog) - Feb 14, 2018
In celebration of Black History Month, yesterday Portland rapper Mic Capes premiered his music video for “Black Pearls,” a highlight off his debut LP Concrete Dreams which was released in 2016. I remember when Capes made the open call for Black women ...  

Engraved Gem

Archaeologists discover 'masterpiece' sealstone in Greek tomb

Fox NewsFox News - Nov 8, 2017
The sealstone — an engraved gem designed to be used as a personal seal — was found in the intact Bronze Age tomb of the “Griffin Warrior,” which was uncovered in 2015 in an olive grove near the ancient city of Pylos. ANCIENT WORKOUT: ARCHAEOLOGISTS ...  


Yule Jewels

My New OrleansMy New Orleans - Dec 1, 2017
Vintage-style 18 karat white gold chandelier earrings featuring 11 carats of round brilliant, baguette, rose and briolette cut diamonds; platinum ring with 4.80 carat cushion cut sapphire with two step cut trapezoid diamonds; 14 karat white gold ...  


A Battle Over Diamonds: Made by Nature or in a Lab?

New York TimesNew York Times - Feb 9, 2018
The quality of synthetic diamonds has increased to the point where they have made their way into jewelry stores, but buyers may lose out in the end.  

Opal Jewelry

Global Opal Jewelry market Research Report Released with growth, latest trends & forecasts till 2022
Tokenfolks (press release) - Feb 7, 2018

Questale has just released a comprehensive market research report for Global Opal Jewelry Market. This report focuses on top players in global market, with production, price, revenue and market share for each manufacturer, covering Harry Winston ...  


Alumni start-up makes beaded bracelets, gives back to Kenya

Daily IlliniDaily Illini - Feb 12, 2018
The bracelets are made in Kenya and sold online. A percentage of the profits are donated to women and different charities in Kenya. “The main way that we contribute to the women is that they never had a steady stream of income or work coming to them ...  

Toe Rings

Get a goldsmith to make pusthe-mettelu
The Hindu - Feb 8, 2018

The rise in marital discord and breakups could be due to buying of auspicious pusthe-mettelu (mangalsutra and toe-rings) off the shelf from big jewellery shops and not from traditional goldsmiths, president of Karimnagar Goldsmith Association Mothuju ...  

Nose Rings

Date Lab: They were baffled about why they were matched

Washington PostWashington Post - Feb 15, 2018
He immediately noticed the 24-year-old photographer's tattoo and nose rings and the spacers in her ears. As I predicted, he wasn't so into it. “I'm not gonna lie,” Mathew said, “I probably wouldn't walk up to her at a bar.” But then Mathew, who is also ...  


Tracing the evolution of jewelled brooches

The NationalThe National - Feb 7, 2018
By the 1500s, brooches had become more decorative than functional in Europe, and were lavished with cabochon-cut gems and pearls, and worn on necklines or on hats. The 17th century saw the invention of updated gem-cutting techniques, with new facets ...  

Cuff Links

Riley Museum will honor principal's legacy at Pioneers Gala

Tallahassee.comTallahassee.com - Feb 15, 2018
The nonprofit John G. Riley Center/Museum organization will host its 14th annual Applause for the Pioneers: Cuff Links and Pearls Gala on Friday, Feb. 23, from 6:30-10:30 p.m. at the Goodwood Museum and Gardens,1600 Miccosukee Road. The objective of ...  

Gold Jewelry

A fake gold jewelry scam is making its way around Woodland, police warn

Sacramento BeeSacramento Bee - Feb 17, 2018
Woodland police are warning residents to beware of people selling fake 18 karat gold jewelry. Police were alerted by a local business, which reported people attempting to sell jewelry for cash or to trade the items for gasoline. The sellers reportedly ...  

Silver Jewelry

Kohl's: New 30% off coupon and $10 Kohl's Cash

WRAL.comWRAL.com - Feb 9, 2018
Plus there is a $10 off $50 coupon for fine and silver jewelry and for home purchases. 30% Off Coupon: Use coupon code LOVE30 at checkout online or in stores to save 30% off your total purchase through February 19, 2018 when you use your Kohl's charge ...  

Celtic Jewelry

Notes @ Noon: Engineer designs, sells 3D-printed jewelry on the side

Quad City TimesQuad City Times - Jan 24, 2017
D&O Celtic Jewelry. To see more of Dan Foley's Celtic jewelry, visit his website at docelticjewelry.com. Daily rewind: Today's Q-C news in review. A daily look at what did well on the web while you were working. Jack Cullen's Notes: Q-C people doing ...  

Birthstone Jewelry

URBANfusion Offers Beautiful January Birthstone Jewelry Online
Digital Journal - Jan 24, 2018

Skippack, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 01/24/2018 -- URBANfusion is pleased to offer a number of beautiful PANDORA birthstone jewelry pieces for anyone born in the month of January. These gorgeous garnet rings, necklaces, gems, bangles, and PANDORA birthstone ...  

Designer Jewelry

Diamonds With a Story Debuts New Designer Jewelry Capsule

JCKJCK - Jan 24, 2018
Australia is without a doubt renowned for its exceptional opals (raise your hand if you're shopping for these at JCK Tucson), but in-the-know, and rather intrepid, jewelry designers have long favored the natural, golden-hued diamonds from the country's ...  

Estate Jewelry

Samuelson's Diamonds Hires Allie Lopato as Estate Jewelry Buyer

JCKJCK - Feb 8, 2018
A native of Baltimore, Lopato previously worked in New York City for estate jewelry buyer Circa. Lopato holds a graduate gemologist degree from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) and is considered an expert in preowned luxury branded jewelry ...  

Heart Jewelry

Suderman is Sterling Creatives artist of the month

South Platte SentinelSouth Platte Sentinel - Feb 6, 2018
Key to My Heart Jewelry made by arist of the month Denise Sunderman was on display at Sterling Creatives artists' cooperative's Valentine Open House on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. By Callie Jones News Editor. Denise Suderman, a multi-talented artist with ...  

Jewelry Boxes

Antiques & Collectibles: Lockets and pendants among the treasures you'll find

Post-BulletinPost-Bulletin - Feb 10, 2018
Opening up my jewelry boxes and uncovering lockets of love, it's like looking back on memories stored away in these silk-lined boxes. In the 16th century, lockets held secrets of romance, perfume or even poison. In the 1900s, lockets were being mass ...  

Jewelry Designer

This Philly jewelry designer is making her own wedding ring

PhillyVoice.comPhillyVoice.com - Feb 14, 2018
Megan Shoemaker, who works in Jewelers Row in Center City, holds the engagement ring and wedding band she designed and cast in 14K white gold. She gets married in May to her fiance, Jason Rivkin. Sometimes you can tell when a love story isn't going to ...  

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