REAL diamonds, or are they?
You need to know this if you're ever thinking of purchasing diamond jewelry again.
Jewelry Camp 2019
The Boston Arts & Crafts Movement
Transformations, Contrasts, Juxtapositions
Can you think of a better thing to do on a gray February day than to catch a train to NYC for a beautiful jewelry exhibit at the world-renowned Met? Not me.Jewelry: The Body Transformed Just one minor criticism: from my point of view, "transformation" represents a radical change. Rather, I look at jewelry as an "augmentation". It takes what you have and adds to your beauty. Diamonds light up your face; silver shines with gray hair; and pearls float softly on the skin. But then "The Body Augmented" just doesn't sound good.I LOVED the range of jewelry in this...
Inside the Diamond District
From a sociological perspective, I would label New York City's Diamond District "an urban micro-economic subculture". Walking down 47th Street, the glitch and glamour of glistening jewels perched in the storefronts up and down both sides of the street is mind boggling. And what we're seeing is really just the tip of the iceberg: the end result of the efforts of craftsmen, merchants, and dealers in the layers of offices above, below, and around the glow of street level. Since starting the business four years ago, I've learned a bit about how to navigate my way around. With Ann's...