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CELEBRITY JEWELLERY

Debra Messing to receive 2018 GEM Award

Jewelers of America (JA) has announced actress Debra Messing will receive the 2018 GEM Award for Jewelry Style, an award given to an individual who inspires and encourages consumer desire for fine jewellery. 
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APPRAISER’S NOTEBOOK

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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ROUNDUP: PAST AND PRESENT

Boy bands: Groom bling for saying ‘I do’ in style

While brides are usually the centre of the attention on their wedding day, grooms are not to be forgotten. With the multitude of styles, metals, and materials available, gents can't help but pick out something that symbolizes both their personal style and their devotion.
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FEATURES

The acid test: Preserving pearls’ fragile beauty

Due to their chemical composition, pearls are highly sensitive to acids and have to be handled with care. The reason for this is acids trigger a decomposition process in which carbonic acid is set free, thus causing a pearl to effervesce. This leads to damage to the pearl’s surface that can go as far as complete dissolution.
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