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Here's Why You Should Clean Your Jewelry With Ketchup

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.29.2015 | Style

Don't let your bling bling become blah blah. Although we're super vigilant when it comes to washing clothes, shoes and bags, our jewelry is oft...

Young and Entrepreneurial: How College Entrepreneur Eileen Phoan Uses Her Jewelry Business to Tell a Bigger Story

David Ongchoco | Posted 05.22.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

Eileen and Fabian were the Malaysian representatives for the Global Student Entrepreneurship Awards held last April in Washington D.C. Their business Left and Right Artisan Handcraft connects people, and captures moments through the form of handmade jewelry pieces that can be bought in their physical store in Malaysia.

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Sci-Fi Jewelry Designer Takes Geek Chic To A Whole New Level

HuffingtonPost.com | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.15.2015 | Style

Walking into a jewelry store, one has a general idea of what might be waiting -- necklaces, watches, diamond earrings or rings. But what if there was ...

An Age-Old Jewelry Problem Solved

Nayri Leanna Gregor | Posted 05.12.2015 | Technology
Nayri Leanna Gregor

If you've ever had an earring go missing or had that nervous stomach-churning feeling about wearing your favorite pair, then you'll know what I'm talking about.

The Ring's the Thing

Paul Stewart | Posted 05.07.2015 | Sports
Paul Stewart

Back in 1977, I was in the office of Cincinnati Stingers owner Bill DeWitt, getting ready to sign my contract for the World Hockey Association team. I put down the pen for a moment and told Mr. DeWitt a story.

Remembering Mom

Beth Bernstein | Posted 05.06.2015 | Fifty
Beth Bernstein

My mother had an eye for fashion and an innate sense of taste. I had the most fun dressing up next to her, first in her jewelry and clothes, as a young girl and then helping each other get ready for an important meeting or date.

9 Struggles Of Everyone Who Loves To Wear Bangles

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.06.2015 | Style

Isn't it crazy how some of our favorite fashion items breed the most epic love/hate relationships? We love stiletto heels, but hate that they kill ...

How a Style Star Accessorizes for a Music Festival

Ada Polla | Posted 05.04.2015 | Style
Ada Polla

It's that time of year. Music festival time. I have been spying on the beautiful people attending Coachella and Jazz Fest via Instagram, which inspired this piece on jewelry do's and don'ts for festivals.

Why Does the Engagement Ring Have More Bling Than the Wedding Ring?

Quora | Posted 05.04.2015 | Weddings
Quora

Before the 20th century, only the wealthiest of the wealthy could afford diamond rings. One of the first recorded examples of a diamond ring was in 1477, when Archduke Maximilian of Austria gave one to Mary of Burgundy. After that point, diamond engagement rings became a symbol of wealth and prosperity, and accordingly, limited to the furthest arches of the upper class.

Making the Cut: The Evolution of Diamonds

Hannah McWilliams | Posted 05.01.2015 | Style
Hannah McWilliams

Diamonds may be forever, but their preferred shape is in constant flux. As tastes and technology have progressed with time, we've seen these gems evolve from simple manual executions to dazzlingly complex designs.

Turning Dream Jobs Into Reality: Jewelry Designer, Ileana Makri

Sara Lee Bentley | Posted 05.01.2015 | Style
Sara Lee Bentley

"He told me what I was asking was impossible; that it would break. I told him, 'No, it won't,'" she says recounting the conversation she had with a goldsmith during her first attempt at producing what would later become her signature piece -- her tiny diamond Thread Band ring.

The Perfect Gift For Mom (You'll Want One For Yourself, Too)

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.23.2015 | Style

Nameplate necklaces are a very stylish way to introduce yourself to the world. And "Sex and the City" fans will never forget how sentimental they can ...

Responsible Gold Also Means Supporting Livelihoods of Artisanal Miners

OECD | Posted 04.22.2015 | World
OECD

The push for "conflict-free" minerals has created new challenges for mines in eastern Congo, like Mukungwe, to access formal gold markets, mainly because of unreasonably high expectations from the market that go beyond international standards.

Top 10 Mother's Day Gifts

Melissa Meyers | Posted 04.28.2015 | Style
Melissa Meyers

Have you thought about what to get Mom for Mother's Day yet? There is still time to get her that perfect gift. It's always tough to think of something unique and special so I've rounded up some of my favorite picks to help you select the best gift.

Which Apple Watch Is Right for You?

Quora | Posted 04.21.2015 | Technology
Quora

It's a rare buyer who wants to spend enough to get a gold case for the first version of this product line, in my estimation. For most of us, the choice is between the aluminum "Sport" case and the stainless steel "Apple Watch" case.

From Sustainable Luxury to Luxurious Sustainability

Misha Pinkhasov | Posted 04.24.2015 | Style
Misha Pinkhasov

The marketing of "all-natural" or organic products often highlights the health aspects while ignoring the reality of resource intensity. Done right, synthetic ingredients are not necessarily less healthy, while the innovation and increased efficiency helps keep us from devouring the planet.

Thieves Steal $5.4 Million In Jewels From Woman Stuck In Traffic

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.17.2015 | Crime

You may not like traffic, but you probably don't hate it as much as the Taiwanese art collector whose handbag containing $5.4 million worth of jewels ...

Faithful Shopper: Re-Cycle Your Fitness

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 04.16.2015 | New York
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Faith Hope Consolo

It's spring at last, and time to get yourself in shape for summer. One of the great exercises around, that's particularly easy on the joints, is cycling.

3 Things You'll Do Today To Destroy Your Engagement Ring

Glamour | Posted 04.14.2015 | Weddings
Glamour

Assuming you wear your engagement ring morning, noon and night, it's probably taking quite the beating. Here are three things you likely do every day that could lead to damage -- or just disgusting build up -- over time.

Montenegro to Silicon Valley: Diary of a Jewelry Designer

Melissa Henderson | Posted 04.14.2015 | Style
Melissa Henderson

Designer Lepa Galeb-Roskopp recently opened her third Misahara boutique, making the Plaza Hotel and New York City one of her many homes around the world. Lepa lives and breathes her work.

7 Fashion Essentials to Create Eternal Style

Danielle James | Posted 04.09.2015 | Style
Danielle James

Style is how you are recognized. Style is the first impression. Trends come and it's fun to take part in the new. However, style is the everlasting. There are certain concepts and pieces that are timeless. Take the concepts and pieces and make them your own!

The Faithful Shopper: Favorite Flagships

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.16.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

One of the great advantages of shopping in the greatest retail city in the world is that we can visit each designer or brand's largest statement stores (aka flagships).

Statement Necklaces Made... A Statement At The Oscars

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 02.23.2015 | Style

Sure, gowns and tuxes are the main event on the Oscars red carpet, but tonight, a single accessory stole the spotlight: the statement necklace. Ca...

The Beginner's Guide To Wear-Everyday, Have-Forever Jewelry

InStyle | Leah Karp | Posted 02.21.2015 | Style

If you want to start investing in a jewelry wardrobe you'll have for a lifetime, look no further. We've edited it down to 12 essentials that you can b...

Non-Profit Helps Homeless Man Turn The Key to a New Life

HooplaHa | Posted 04.22.2015 | Impact
HooplaHa

After realizing that in a way all humans are like old keys -- unique, flawed, scarred and at risk of being discarded -- she wanted these keys to have their purpose renewed over and over again.