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The Ultimate Jewelry Cheat Sheet For This New Year's Eve

BY : Taylor Carty

New Year’s Eve is a time to celebrate the new and let go of all of our troubles from the previous year. 2018 is coming, so why not bring out your best style, let loose, and go bold! Here at Luriya, we know what styles are sure to brighten up your New Year's Eve shindig.

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Topics: Antique Jewelry, Jewelry, Colored Gems

Debunking Gender-Bias In The Diamond District

BY : Emily Zimmer

Here at Luriya, we’ve encountered jewelry sellers of just about every kind. However, it’s difficult to pinpoint whether the majority of clients who come in to sell their diamond rings are male or female. We believe the numbers are just about the same, after all, why wouldn’t they be?

Doesn’t a man have every right to sell a diamond ring? Doesn't a woman? Shouldn’t everyone be treated equally -- especially, in what should be an extremely objective field? 

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Topics: Selling Diamonds, Diamonds, Sell Diamond Ring, Gender

Luriya Sits Down With NYC Jewelry And Watch Show Exhibitors Gemlok And Jewels By Grace

BY : Taylor Carty


From October 27th - 30th the Metropolitan Pavilion hosted  the 3rd annual NYC Jewelry and Watch show. This year's showcase is one of many jewelry, antique, and fine craft events organized by the Palm Beach Show Group. The Plam Beach Show Group is recognized as the nation's leading producer of premier jewelry, art and antique shows.

“We were thrilled to introduce a bigger and better-than-ever New York City Jewelry & Watch Show this year. We welcomed new dealers, modified the floor plan and felt a palpable buzz and enthusiasm of shoppers over the course of four action-packed days,” said Andrea Canady, Show Director of the New York City Jewelry & Watch Show. “The show floor was filled with serious retail and dealer buyers and many of the clientele were new, first time attendees to the show.”

This year's show was filled with hundreds of top-notch companies showcasing an array of beautiful pieces. Whether you are an enthusiast, buyer, or an aficionado, there was something at the NYC Jewelry and Watch show for all.

 Here at Luriya, we had the opportunity to walk the floor of the show and even speak to a few designers and collectors.

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Topics: Antique Jewelry, Buying Jewelry

Is Black Friday The Best Time To Buy Jewelry?

BY : Taylor Carty

Black Friday is said to be the one day of the year to get low prices and killer deals! But, is it the best time to get a deal on jewelry? Jewelry is a great gift to give during the holiday season. However, there may be better days to purchase it than others. Before you run out on Black Friday looking for deals on that pair of gold earrings or a diamond ring, think to yourself “ am I getting the best deal?”

Whenever you are buying anything, timing is critical. We are taught as consumers that shopping before major holidays is the way to go. When in actuality there are times of the year that are more suited to purchase the item on your wish list. When buying jewelry, chances are you're going to be to be making quite a large purchase, and we all want to save money on investment pieces.

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Topics: Buying Jewelry

White Gold Or Platinum? Let's Talk Men's Wedding Bands

BY : Emily Zimmer

While we’ve spent plenty of time talking about engagement rings, diamond rings, diamonds, selling diamonds, and even ring settings, we’ve yet to discuss the importance of choosing the right metal for the band of your wedding ring.

We’re going to spend some time talking about men’s wedding rings and how they roll.

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Topics: Platinum, Gold, White Gold, Sell Platinum, Sell Gold