Jewelry’s Feast for the Eyes

On October 8th, I attended the American Jewelry Design Council’s (ADJC) “Variations on a Theme: 25 Years of Design from the ADJC” at the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) in Carlsbad, California, as part of my professional development in earning the GIA’s Accredited Jewelry Professional designation. As a Chubb appraiser, it’s vital to continuously learn about the many facets of jewelry, including the elements of design, to help our clients properly protect their pieces. Continue reading

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When Jewelry Meets Technology

The first generation of wearable technology, more specifically those items in which jewelry has fused with technology, focused so much on the “tech” that the jewelry aesthetics left much to be desired. After all, staying connected doesn’t mean you should … Continue reading

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