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How to Spot Fake Tiffany & Co. Jewelry So you just purchased some Tiffany & Co. jewelry and it seems a bit out of the ordinary to you. First thing is to check the packaging, the Tiffany blue has hints of green, the blue is more of a sea foam coloration. The fake packaging is usually more of a blue/teal color. If you are buying Tiffany from a pre-owned jewelry store or estate boutique and the original box and papers does not come with the jewelry piece there are other ways of spotting the fakes apart from the real. Here Read More →

Tiffany & Company CEO, Michael Kowalski Retiring in 2015 Tiffany & Company has had quite the year from a lawsuit with Swatch, which they lost, an executive stole over $1 million dollars worth of merchandise, and now Michel Kowalski, Tiffany’s CEO is set to retire on March 31st, 2015.  Michael Kowalski is an active member on the board of directors, and will continue to serve as an non-executive member. The successor for the new CEO position though is Frederic Cumenal, the president of the international luxury jewelry retailer. Frederic, 54 has been working for Tiffany & Co. since 2013 where he Read More →

Rare Pink Diamond Theft Comes to a Head After a few days of speculation, Queensland police in the UK believe they have targeted the rare pink diamond theft. Matthew Osborne, 29 was visiting Australia and made a dramatic decision to steal a pink diamond from a local jewelry store in Cairns. Witnesses say Osborne escaped on a bicycle. The pink gem retailed for 135,000 pounds (approx. $225,000 dollars). Although high in price the diamond was a mere 0.31 carats and 4.3 millimeters in diameter. The vibrant pink color is what brought the diamond up in value. It was one of Read More →

Why Should I Get my Jewelry Appraised? One thing that newly weds don’t take into account is the severe losses they can endure when the right safety matters aren’t taken. When you become engaged or married the ultimate first thing you should do is get your rings appraised. The price can range from $30 to $100 dollars, depending on the jeweler who you made an appointment with. By this point you’re probably thinking, “whats the point? Why do I even care, if I lose my jewelry I won’t recover that much!” This is actually completely untrue. Depending on your insurance Read More →

The Newest Trend: Baby Teeth Jewelry The next big thing for new moms out there is baby teeth jewelry! If you aren’t courageous enough to wear your child’s teeth around your neck, now you have the option to wear cloned sterling silver or gold teeth pendants! ABC News just released a news article about this new trend. Jackie Kaufman is the proud owner of Rock My World shop on Etsy.com. She has had over 100 orders placed and expects more to come. It is a modern take on bronze baby shoes. The price for a baby tooth necklace ranges, but Read More →

Audemars Piguet Wins Over $9 Million in Lawsuit Against SWI Audemars Piguet is infamously known for their luxurious and expensive watches. One of their best sellers is the Royal Oak. The design is an octagonal bezel with 8 screws. The unique watch look has been around since 1972 and sells for close to $15,000. Besides being a popular model, this also has caused companies such as Movado Group Inc., Tommy Hilifiger USA inc. and Swiss Watch International to get in a bit of a tiff with Audemars Piguet. The suit was against Swiss Watch International (SWI) and Executive Lior Ben-Shmuel Read More →

New Years Snow in Chicago Costs Jeweler $151,000 Ever taken a gamble you were 99.9% sure you would win? Rich and Peggy Bennett, owners of P.K. Bennett in Chigago made a promise to customers if it snowed 3.5 inches by noon on New Years all holiday jewelry would be free. According to the National Weather Service it snowed 3.7 inches which lost Bennett’s company $151,000! Bennett says he is happy to lose the gamble, it helps his business out tremendously. He is even set to have a champagne party for his customers. Prior to New Years Bennett launched a promotion, Read More →

Man Survives Fatal Fall, Decides to Tie the Knot on Christmas A Sacramento couple can withstand all the tests of love after a tragic accident left Tommy Jeglum in a 2 month long coma. Tommy fell from a telecommunications tower after a day on the job, the fall caused severe brain trauma which doctors gave Tommy a 10% chance of recovery. Luckily for Tommy he was in that 10%. He awoken from his coma and shortly after decided it was time to marry his girlfriend Regina. Regina told FOX40 “Now he is awake and getting better every day.” Tommy’s speech is Read More →

Tiffany & Co. Executive Ingrid Lederhaas-Okun stole more than 165 jewelry pieces which was of over $2 million dollars in value. She had been taking items since 2008 and finally was convicted December 23rd. Lederhaas-Okun pleaded guilty back in July and has been awaiting sentencing. She received 366 days in jail with a $250,000 bail. Tiffany & Co. gave many privileges to their executive staff including checking out jewelry temporarily. Instead of putting items back on the floor Lederhaas-Okun reported the jewelry as damaged or missing. Tiffany’s didn’t catch on until February 2013 and terminated her immediately. Some items that Read More →

Gold Spotlight: What to Wear This Christmas This Christmas take everyone by surprise by dressing your best. Why stick with the classic silver, break out of your shell and leap into the festive color of gold! We have our top picks of trending Christmas gear that is sure to draw the attention to only you! One thing that is ALWAYS a must-have is a head piece that really stands out! Affordable, yet chic is a gold and black laced headband from Forever 21. This braided fashion statement will only cost you $4.80! Thinking of spending a little cheese? One of Read More →