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Watches Back In Vogue

Watches Back In VogueJacques Michel WatchThe watch market began to re-ignite around 2012, with big, bold and flashy leading the charge, although this style quietly made its way on the scene a decade earlier. Huge faces supported in thick casings with multiple functions seemed to pave the way. [...]

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Once Upon a Dream

Once Upon a Dream The story of Jacques Michel Watches began with a dream in a small Oregon town. The dream belonged to the Hansen family, which has been in the fine jewelry business for over three decades by the name of Gold & Gems. Their dream was to create a special brand [...]

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Pink Diamond Poised for Record Sale

Pink Diamond Poised for Record SalePink Diamond The pink diamond, mined in India over several centuries, has long been the prized gem of nobility and jewelry connoisseurs. Today, a pear shaped, brilliant, fancy pink 8.41-carat diamond, which is reportedly flawless, has [...]

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Secrets of Making Your Diamond Ring Shine

Secrets of Making Your Diamond Ring ShineEngagement Ring by Gabriel & Co. Lets face it, your diamond wedding ring may be your most prized possession, but as much as anything else, it's always subject to contact with dirt, dust, cosmetics, creams, shampoo, [...]

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Colorless Diamonds Win at Christie's

Colorless Diamonds Win at Christie'sFancy colored diamonds may be taking the back seat to colorless diamonds after years of wracking up higher comparative prices. On Wednesday at Christies Important Jewels Auction, colorless diamonds took center stage with seven of the top ten lots. The largest sale was a 101.36 carat, cushion [...]

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Bonhams to Auction Bacall Bling

Bonhams to Auction Bacall BlingLauren Bacall Spoken like a true artist, Lauren Bacall once said, "Imagination is the highest kite one can fly." Both her art and fine jewelry collection [...]

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Agatha Christie and the Lockbox Mystery

Agatha Christie and the Lockbox MysteryMystery, intrigue and suspense - these are the words that come to mind when we remember the famous mystery novelist and playwright, Agatha Christie. They also are the words that might describe one woman's gradual discovery of Christie's cache of diamonds that had been [...]

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Men's Jewelry Makes a Come-Back

Men's Jewelry Makes a Come-BackTriton Men's JewelryLike gold and silver chains hanging from a guy's neck? Maybe with some trendy wrist wear as well? Over the year's, men's jewelry has faded in and out of style, and like no other type of men's fashion statement, the jewelry clad man evokes mixed responses. [...]

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When it Comes to Grading Wedding Rings "C's" Are Important

When it Comes to Grading Wedding Rings "C's" Are Important You will often hear that one of the most important purchases a couple can make is their first home. Actually, there's one purchase that is much more significant and long lasting. A wedding ring represents the commitment a couple makes to each [...]

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What Are Black Diamonds?

What Are Black Diamonds? Black Diamonds have an incredibly rich history. Named carbonados by the Brazilians who first discovered them in 1840, Black Diamonds are found almost exclusively in Brazil and the Central African Republic. Carbonados, formed 2.6 to 3.8 billion years ago, are exceedingly rare. Carbonados are a natural polycrystalline [...]

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