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$33 Million Fabergé Egg Found at Flea Market
March 20, 2014
By Rob Bates, Senior Editor
A Midwest metal dealer who bought a gold item at an antiques mart that he intended to melt down for scrap was shocked to discover it was a rare Fabergé egg worth a reported $33 million.The man paid $...
March 19, 2014
By Jennifer Heebner, Senior Editor
Silver jewelry sales in the U.S. last year were robust, according to results of a recently conducted survey for the Silver Institute’s Silver Promotion Service.
March 10, 2014
By Rob Bates, Senior Editor
The Riddle’s Jewelry chain has acquired the wholesale and manufacturing division of Landstrom’s, considered the oldest Black Hills gold manufacturer in South Dakota.Both companies are based in Rapid...
March 6, 2014
By Rob Bates, Senior Editor
A new class-action suit targets the five banks that participate in the daily determination of the London gold price, charging that the metal’s value is being set by “an artificial and manipulated...
Silver: Royal Asscher’s New York Story, Jessica Cagan Cushman’s Berlin Line
March 5, 2014
By Jennifer Heebner, Senior Editor
New York StoryWhat do a sixth-generation diamantaire and a U.K. pop star have in common? A love of New York City.That’s why Lita Asscher, president of Royal Asscher, and Estelle Fanta Swaray—aka “...
Gold: Wendy Brandes’ Maneater Rings
March 5, 2014
By Jennifer Heebner, Senior Editor
Rock and Bull StoryWho would’ve thought that a $10 trinket from a New York City street vendor could influence an artist for decades? Certainly not Wendy Brandes. Back in the 1980s, the jewelry...
March 3, 2014
By Rob Bates, Senior Editor
The Environmental Protection Agency is blocking construction of the proposed Pebble mine in Alaska’s Bristol Bay, pending further review of how the gold and copper project will affect the local...
California Couple Discovers $10 Million in Gold Coins
February 26, 2014
By Rob Bates, Senior Editor
There’s gold in them thar backyard.A Northern California couple taking their dog out for a walk stumbled on what may be the largest find of buried treasure in U.S. history: $10 million in 100-year-...
PGI Calls for Entries for JCK 2014 Platinum Innovation Awards
February 21, 2014
By Melissa Rose Bernardo, Managing Editor
For the fifth consecutive year, Platinum Guild International (PGI USA) and JCK Las Vegas are joining forces on the Platinum Innovation Awards. The winners will be revealed on June 1 at this year’s...
Lagos gold earrings from the Covet collection
February 21, 2014
By Jennifer Heebner, Senior Editor
LAGOS recently announced that it was collaborating with Kimberly Pesch of eat.sleep.wear to promote the brand’s new 18k gold Covet collection of fashion-forward jewelry with precious stones.
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