Jewelry Blog Daily: Tacori Launching Color, Marcozzi Jewelers Celebrates 60, Designer Thomas Mann for Toms Shoes

1.  Tacori launching sterling, 18k gold, and colored stone line next month. (WWD subscribers only)

2. Marcozzi Jewelers celebrates 60 years.

3.  New Orleans jewelry designer Thomas Mann designs pendant for TOMS shoes.

4. Police praised for role in arrest of alleged jewelry scam artists.

5. Long-time jeweler, Belleville fixture Bob Blanquart dies.

6. Marine Exploration Weekly Salvage Report: Over 100 valuable artifacts recovered including silver coins and diamond jewelry from 1700s shipwreck.

7. New Harris poll outlines shoppers’ purchasing intentions for holiday season.

8. Brilliantly Birmingham 2009: Contemporary Jewellery Festival.

Istanbul collection by Antonini

The Istanbul collection of limited-edition jewelry inspired by the great Turkish city was recently launched by 90-year-old design house, Antonini. A pink gold version has champagne-color diamonds, a palladium white gold model has colorless diamonds, and a two-tone black-and-white ring also has colorless stones. All the pieces are made of 18k gold. The starting suggested retail price is $4,250.

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