Antique Jewels: Precious and Fragile

Among the items on display last week at the Winter Antiques Show in New York City were original jewelry designs by Cartier, Winston and Van Cleef & Arpels, among others. Whimsical pieces like pins that looked like ruby red lips … Continue reading

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Borrowed Bling

It is awards season in Hollywood and elsewhere, and many starlets and wives of the rich and famous will be walking the red carpet wearing borrowed bling. But who ensures that all those baubles don’t go missing during the ceremony … Continue reading

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Selecting Reputable and Licensed Contractors

It’s difficult to select a contractor for a home improvement or repair project during the best of times, but this is an even more arduous task after a hurricane, wildfire or other catastrophe. After such an event, the supply of contractors … Continue reading

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