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So What Does a Jeweler Do When a Monster Diamond Is Returned? September 30, 2014
All you can do is suck it up and take it back, shrugs Elliot Avianne. We’ve been out of touch...
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Media Can’t Agree about Clooney-Alamuddin Rings September 30, 2014
White gold or platinum? You be the judge. In the barrage of publicity accompanying the wedding of...
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“Pink Panthers” Gang Gets a TV Miniseries September 30, 2014
Release so far set for UK and France. The Pink Panthers, the gang suspected to have been behind...
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Politics, Demonstrations and a Typhoon Leave Hong Kong Show Unruffled September 30, 2014
It was all about the jewelry, says Forbes. This year’s Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair, the industry’s...
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“Downton” Museum Show Adds Jewelry, and the Tiaras Are a Hit September 30, 2014
Emily Post says women should always wear one. The Winterthur Museum in Delaware originally planned...
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How Borsheims Meets the Needs of a New Group of Customers With a Second Store How Borsheims Meets the Needs of a New Group of Customers With a Second Store September 30, 2014, published in Best Practices
When Borsheims of Omaha, NE, opened a second location called Borsheims Boutique on Nov. 15, 2013 — in an upscale, revamped outlet...
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Spectacular Service Makes or Breaks You Spectacular Service Makes or Breaks You September 29, 2014, published in Customer Service
One restaurant server recently made the difference between a good evening and a memorable one for me and my wife. The difference...
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Seventies Hoops Next, But Big Studs Now Seventies Hoops Next, But Big Studs Now September 26, 2014, published in Designers/Jewelry
Despite Milan’s obsession with Seventies style during its Spring 2015 Fashion Week—and, yes, that means super-huge hoops likely...
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Fill in the Blank: A Little Astrology Fill in the Blank: A Little Astrology September 26, 2014, published in Around the Web
Welcome to "Fill in the Blank," a weekly helping of nutritious thought for growing jewelry store owners.
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Why Diamonds Are a Jeweler’s Best Friend Why Diamonds Are a Jeweler’s Best Friend September 25, 2014, published in Money Matters
August results from across our data pool have shown the strong upward trend we have seen in the last few months continuing, with...
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Drop Everything, Pick-Up A Client Drop Everything, Pick-Up A Client September 24, 2014, published in Designers/Jewelry
When a friend visiting from London and I wandered into the Soho Melissa Joy Manning boutique last weekend, we happened upon the sales...
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