Jeweler Gerald Goldwyn Dies

Gerald H. Goldwyn, CEO of Richard D. Eiseman Jewelers in Dallas, died Feb. 17 in Dallas. He was 64. A much-beloved figure in the industry, Goldwyn joined Eiseman 26 years ago. Prior to moving to Texas, he worked for Marchal Jewelers on Fifth Ave. in New York, the store best known for providing the charm bracelets used on the NBC weekly television program This is Your Life. Goldwyn was instrumental in developing the charm bracelet gift idea and gathering the charms that represented the life of each week's guest. Even in an industry where many—if not most—people are openly passionate about what they do, Goldwyn was known for his love of jewelry. "I was there on [Feb.] 7," said designer Henry Dunay, a longtime friend of Goldwyn's. "He was suffering, but he still wanted to talk about jewelry! He wanted to know what I saw, what was new. But that was Jerry." He was also known for his
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