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The history of the lapidary historian

While the art of lapidary has existed for centuries, next to no one has gone as far and deep into research as Justin K. Prim.
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Canadians craft Raptors’ championship rings

The artistry of a Windsor, Ont.,-based ring-maker took centre stage at the 2019-20 NBA season opener in Toronto on Tuesday night with the presentation of the Toronto Raptors’ 2019 world championship rings.
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Mastering the method of manufacture

When preparing an appraisal for insurance coverage, detail is crucial. Gone (hopefully) is the use of a one-sentence description attached to a value. These days, the courts are increasingly seeking out professional qualified appraisers who offer more than an off-the-cuff opinion.
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Trends worth falling for: The 2017 Fall/Winter style guide

Inspiration is everywhere. With a push of influence coming from the runway and revealing a sense of what buyers are looking for, jewellers should take advantage of the upcoming demand in accessories. Now is the time to start preparing by recognizing the crucial must-haves of the season.
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What’s old is new: Dressing a showcase with vintage gold

The word “noble” is applied to a small handful of metals—silver, the “platinum group,” and, of course, gold. Metals in this category are found in their workable state in nature, and are not readily corroded, rusted, or degraded under normal natural conditions. This means gold cannot only be found in usable form, but, if it has been made into something, it will remain in this state forever.
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