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Kara Ross: The Visionary Creating the Global Symbol for Women's Empowerment

Renata M. Black | Posted 08.12.2016 | Business
Renata M. Black

Paradigm Shifters is a series of interviews with a select group of women and men from eclectic walks of life. It will highlight unspoken, real-life in...

Undercover Etiquette Of The Diamond Trade

Katerina Pitzner | Posted 07.31.2016 | Business
Katerina Pitzner

In the opaque world of diamond dealing even an elevator encounter has its unwritten rules. Sometimes I feel like I'm in a movie. Being one of the few...

Cultured Diamonds: A Socially Conscious Girl's Best Friend

Robi Ludwig, Psy.D. | Posted 07.28.2016 | Green
Robi Ludwig, Psy.D.

A Pure Grown Diamond is a genuine diamond with a different point of origin. Instead of coming from a mine, a Pure Grown Diamond is grown through a proprietary process that has unlocked nature's secret recipe for growing diamonds.

Small But Mighty: How Independent Retailers Can Continue To Make A Big Impact

Amy Peterson | Posted 07.22.2016 | Style
Amy Peterson

With massive corporations dominating the market, thousands of retailers clamoring for attention, and a less than favorable economy to contend with, be...

Standing in Solidarity: 5 Takeaways from the White House's Week of Making

Amy Peterson | Posted 06.26.2016 | Style
Amy Peterson

America is built on makers - from the creators of the latest technologies we hold in our hands to the revolutionists who've imagined and built movemen...

Empowerment First, Profit Second: What I've Learned Owning a Social Enterprise

Amy Peterson | Posted 05.27.2016 | Style
Amy Peterson

What truly is a social enterprise? To me, a social enterprise is one that prioritizes serving a purpose or fulfilling a need over financial gain.

5 Berlin Start-Ups to Watch

Ernesta Redi Neudert | Posted 05.26.2016 | Technology
Ernesta Redi Neudert

A new start-up is founded every 20 minutes in Berlin and the industry is set to produce 100,000 new jobs by 2020.

Jenna Kingma of Bravo's Tour Group Has a New Line of Inspiring Jewelry

Ilana Rapp | Posted 05.26.2016 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Jenna Kingma is Bravo's newest breakout star in the docu-series Tour Group. Jenna Kingma's Website & Twitter. Photo by Allyson Magda. Jenna Kingma i...

3 Truly Intelligent Products for Every Fashionista

Jedannah Vieira | Posted 05.25.2016 | Style
Jedannah Vieira

Indeed, wearing the right clothes can make you appear smarter.

Launching a New Career After 40, 50, 60 and Beyond

Nicholas Wyman | Posted 05.10.2016 | Education
Nicholas Wyman

Anyone who thinks they're too far along on their career path, or that's it's too late in life for them to seize the opportunities of a skills-based career, should be inspired by others; including many retirees or late-career professionals who have decided to take their lives in new directions.

The Faithful Shopper: Jet Set Jewels

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.03.2016 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Globetrotting for business or pleasure should be as glamorous as it ever was, even if for safety's sake today we leave our family heirloom diamonds at...

Four Ideas for Remembering Mom This Mother's Day

Allison Gilbert | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Allison Gilbert

Absence and presence can coexist and fully embracing this concept is what gives us the greatest strength to move forward. Especially if you've lost your mom and Mother's Day fills you with unease. There are plenty of uplifting ways to celebrate her memory and doing so can bring you a terrific amount of joy.

The Next Apple Watch Sounds Awesome

GQ | Posted 04.27.2016 | Style

For GQ by Justin Fenner. (Courtesy of Apple) Did you know that Sunday, April 24 was the one-year anniversary of the Apple Watch? Neither did we. ...

An Open Letter To Ladies With Big Diamond Engagement Rings

Rachel Pedersen | Posted 04.22.2016 | Weddings
Rachel Pedersen

It is my hope that you never let anyone talk down to you because your ring is big. Don't ever waste a day being embarrassed or ashamed of your beautiful rock. Your ring tells a story of a beautiful love that changed your life forever.

How the Fine Jewelry Industry Is Shaping Up in 2016

Allan Smith | Posted 04.22.2016 | Business
Allan Smith

By 2016, the e-commerce market is expected to grow to a staggering $1.85 trillion. But the jewelry market, a $70 billion dollar industry in itself, will be the latest business to really take shape through online sales.

Women in Business Q&A: Casey Sullivan and Nikki Lawrence, Founders, Gleem & Co

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.06.2016 | Business
Laura Dunn

Yuxi Liu Casey Sullivan & Nikki Lawrence are the founders of Gleem & Co. Nikki Lawrence was on the founding team at Quidsi, which culminated in its ...

Thigh Gap Jewelry Exists Now (Sort Of)

Refinery29 | Posted 03.31.2016 | Style

Photo: Francois Durand & Getty Images. Upon first glance, Singaporean designer Soo Kyung Bae's jewelry line, TGap Jewellry, looks completely legit ...

The Faithful Shopper: Here Comes the Bride

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 03.31.2016 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

When the moment comes that you realize that you have to find that perfect gown, Manhattan is the place to be.

How A Mismatched Job Experience Helped Me Find My Courage

Bailey Gaddis | Posted 03.17.2016 | Women
Bailey Gaddis

I was paid good money to talk to myself on national television about a topic I knew nothing about for four hours, a few times a week (and not have a panic attack).

Tina Alexis Allen - From Hoops to Acting in One Smooth Shot - WGN's Outsiders

Ilana Rapp | Posted 03.10.2016 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

I love when I get to speak to someone with as much diversity as Tina Alexis Allen. It totally overloads my sense of thinking -- which I welcome and enjoy. You know, because I love complicated people and ideas.

History's 9 Most Insane Jewelry Heists

Aja Raden | Posted 03.10.2016 | Style
Aja Raden

We all know that beauty addles the mind -- but an interesting, though lesser known fact is that it's our motor cerebellum that's activated in the pres...

10 Bold Statement Earrings to Wear This Spring

The Cut | Posted 03.02.2016 | Style
The Cut

By Lori Keong Spring 2016 saw a shift to "more is more" maximalism that extended all the way from head to toe. Earrings were just one more way to exp...

A New March: Wearing Irish

Margaret Molloy | Posted 03.01.2016 | Style
Margaret Molloy

I enjoy fashion. I enjoy exploring the possibilities of social media for brand building. And I'm Irish. This March, I'm combining all three passions i...

Miners Unearth Spectacular 404-Carat Diamond In Angola

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.15.2016 | World

A $14 million diamond has been unearthed in Angola. The 404-carat gem is 2.7 inches long and weighs about 2.8 ounces. It was mined from the Lulo diamo...

Modern Love: The Invention of the Diamond Engagement Ring

Aja Raden | Posted 02.15.2016 | Style
Aja Raden

This isn't a hate-on romance, or jewelry. I love both. This is just the story of a story. In fact, it's the story of two stories. One is the story of the very first diamond engagement ring, given to the Princess Mary of Burgundy by Archduke Maximillion when he proposed in 1477 AD.