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This Week's Obsession - The Shar...
Before it had a name and became a cutting-edge concept, the sharing economy had outposts in the American economy. Carpooling, for instance, has long been a way of sharing both the cost of commuting and leveraging an expensive asset —...
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This Week's Obsession: Iconic Br...
The Cartier Love Bracelet The Love bracelet is one of the most searched-for pieces of jewellery on Google, and with good reason; it's an iconic, easy-to-wear piece imbued with a romantic underlying message. Created by Italian jewellery designer Aldo Cipullo for...
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This Week's Obsession: Bvlgari
Bvlgari was founded in Rome, in 1884 by Greek silversmith Sotirios Boulgaris as a single jewellery shop that has become an international brand. He "Italianised" his name to Bulgari and the firm would eventually represent the very essence of ‘la dolce vita’ .
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This Week's Obsession: The Frenc...
The French Riviera was the very first place I saw jewellery being worn at the beach .... whilst sun tanning. As a gem expert, now I cringe a bit at thinking of emeralds and other gemstones being slathered in suntan...
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This Week's Obsession: Multiple ...
People often ask, "Why do some months have more than one birthstone? It really is a mystery why some months have more than one birthstone...
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What's the truth about lab-grown...
People often wonder if lab-grown diamonds are better for the environment? It's a good question and in essence, the answer is, "It depends."  It depends on what processes and principles are used...  
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