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Solving Your Jewelry Problems: 7 Hacks, Tips, and Tricks

BY : Marnie Rubenstein

Who doesn’t love jewelry? It allows us to accessorize, express our own tastes, and bring sparkle and shine into our outfits.

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Topics: Jewelry Care, Watches, Jewelry, Silver, Gold

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.

But, as we’ve seen time and time again, just because people are wearing it, doesn’t mean it actually looks good (*cough cough* unicorn everything- where did that trend even come from??). 

So, the big question: should you actually be wearing arm cuffs?

 

Spoiler alert: we say YES.

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Topics: Jewelry, Gold, Silver, Colored Gems

UMB Women’s Fashion and Accessory Tradeshow Trends

BY : Taylor Carty

This week, UMB Fashion had its May 2017 NY Women’s tradeshow. UMB Fashion is one of the world most influential fashion decision makers and the world’s top fashion brand.  UMB is a trillion-dollar fashion industry through their fashion marketplaces. They hold events in New York, Las Vegas, and Japan. Their events cover fashion for men, women, children, accessories, and footwear. UMB Fashion is a number one fashion influencer, bringing together brands from all over the world. This month’s show included women’s fashion and accessories. It featured over one hundred designers, including some of this year's must-have trends.

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Topics: Diamonds, Events, Silver, Watches

Summer in the City: International Jewelry Sales Booming in NYC

BY : Sarah Hucal

Each summer, throngs of tourists flock to New York City to catch a glimpse of Lady Liberty and the Empire State Building - and do some serious shopping. Luxury jewelry and watch retailers in Midtown Manhattan tell us business is booming right now, and many of their prime customers are washing in from foreign shores.

 

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Topics: Watches, News, Jewelry, Silver

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