Category: Jewelry

  • Black Diamonds New Trend in Men’s Jewelry

    At this years jewelry show in Las Vegas it was noted that mens jewelry is expanding to include new styles and designers offering consumers even more selections in upscale yet urban pieces. Designs that feature stainless steel, black diamonds, titanium and tungsten have continually grown in demand among younger men and men of all ages who have more urban tastes. Images designs and sells mens…

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  • $50,000 Hearing Aid

    I came across an online news report of a 24 karat gold hearing aid that contains 220 diamonds. The company that produces the extravagant device is Widex and it could be yours for the small price of $ 50,000.00. Advertising itself as the "blingi-est" hearing aid in the world (and the most expensive), look for it at a hearing aid dealer near you.

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  • Demand of Platinum remains high despite price

    Despite platinum's rising price, which averaged $1,300 per ounce last year - 36 percent more than in 2006 - retail sales and manufacturing volumes of platinum jewelry in 2008 remain fairly resilient and even higher in many markets.

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  • One Old Necklace

    The oldest piece of gold jewelry ever found in the Americas has been discovered near Lake Tikicaca in Peru. The necklace was made about 4,000 years ago. It is 600 years older than any other gold jewelry found in the Western Hemisphere to date. Mark Aldenderfer discovered the necklace while excavating a site for human remains. The necklace was actually found about seven years ago…

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  • Techie Divas Unite, your laptop has arrived.

    Luxury Electronic addicts need look no further than Bling My Thing's new "Golden Age" laptop. Unveiled at CeBIT 2008, "Golden Age" is a Macbook Air clad in 12,000 Swarovski crystals. The crystals are even more reflective than usual thanks to a coating of 24k gold applied under each crystal. The translucence of the crystals allows for true uber luxury. Each "Golden Age" takes about a…

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  • John Hardy, Sustainable Luxury

    John Hardy is a Canadian-born jewelry designer based on the island of Bali. Worldwide the John Hardy Brand is well known for its handmade lines of intricate jewelry and housewares that are inspired by "sustainable luxury", a belief that a business can be successful while still respecting the natural and human environments and protecting them for future generations. “Our jewelry is about more than looking…

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  • Tiffany vs. eBay case goes to court

    Well known jeweler Tiffany and Co. is suing eBay over a counterfeit merchandise claim and the case has just gone to trial. What this means if eBay loses is that the door could be swung open to similar cases and potentialy hurt eBay from a business standpoint. Tiffany is suing the auction site for hosting counterfeit merchandise, which makes up for about 73% of products…

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  • Wear Bamboo, Plant Bamboo

    John Hardy is a company that prides itself on protecting the environment. They recently became the first company to offset the carbon emissions resulting from their advertising campaign. John Hardy also implemented a project to plant bamboo on Nusa Penida, a small island off the coast of Bali where the company is located. Not only will this project reduce the amount of CO2, it will…

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  • Technical Ring Box

    Euri Inc. has developed a new ring box, the Euricase, that puts a technical twist to an old classic. The Euricase comes with a built-in 2 inch LCD display screen. This high-tech ring box can be loaded with 500 pictures or up to 60 minutes of your favorite videos and can be pre-set to play music when the box is opened. The Euricase can be…

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  • Children’s Jewelry Recalled

    More than 500,000 Chinese-made children’s jewelry has been recalled due to the large amounts of lead found to be contaminating the jewelry.  A number of retailers have pulled their supply of the contaminated jewelry after agreements were reached to stop the sale of these lead-tainted products.  The recall involved more than 507,900 pieces of children’s jewelry in a variety of different stores.  The investigation is…

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