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Arm Cuffs: Yay or Nay?

BY : Esther Meir

Arm cuffs are once again making a huge fashion comeback, wrapping the arms of runway models, Hollywood celebrities, and neighborhood fashionistas.

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Topics: Gold, Jewelry, Silver, Colored Gems

How Gold Buyers Decide On A Price | Selling Gold Jewelry

BY : Teejay Andrews

Let's Talk About Gold Buyers & Prices... 

 

First, We Need To Answer:

What Are Gold Buyers?

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Topics: Selling Jewelry, Gold, Selling Gold

Ancient Byzantine Jewelry at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

BY : Taylor Carty

The Metropolitan Museum of Art otherwise known as the Met, is located on Fifth Avenue in New York City. The Met showcases over 5,000 years of art from around the world. Everyday, the met is visited by millions of people seeking to experience the various exhibits on display in the museum's two-million-square-foot building.

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Topics: Gold, Art

Deciphering Jewelry's Secret Code: Hallmarks, Maker's Marks

BY : Cathleen McCarthy

Whether you want to buy or to sell jewelry or watches, the first step in figuring out value is to identify what it is, when and where it was made, and by whom. A maker's mark can help but if jewelry has hallmarks, this process is almost foolproof.

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Topics: Watches, Selling Jewelry, Estate Jewelry, Gold, Antique Jewelry, Silver

4 Jewelry Trends s at VMAs and Emmys

BY : Lisa Van Alst

From an obsession with oversize drop earrings to gold bracelets and black diamonds, the jewelry trends we spotted at the Late-August award shows packed some serious star power.

Held in Inglewood, California, on Sunday, MTV’s annual Video Music Awards turned the spotlight on bold styles favored by the young and ultra-hip. The next day in New York City, the celebrity world was on display again as the 66th Emmy Awards honored primetime stars dressed to impress. Examined together, these two events give a good indication of the jewelry trends to watch in coming seasons.

As always, big-name designers like Fred Leighton and Lorraine Schwartz dominated the red carpet at both events, but lesser-known brands such as Beladora, Doves and Ofira Jewels, also had their moments. Here are four standout looks.

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Topics: Gold, Jewelry, Events