Category Archives: Jewelry

Tax Evasion by Brooklyn Jewelers- Caught in the act

A joint investigation between Kings County District Attorney’s Office and the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance termed “The Operation Bracelet” has led to the indictment of three jewelry stores and their Presidents. The two year long undercover operation covering 27 stores in Brooklyn, involved the use of detectives who posed as customers. […]

GIA- New Member of the Responsible Jewelry Council

The Gemmological Institute of America (GIA) has joined the membership of the Responsible Jewelry Council (RJC), according to a press release by the RJC. The GIA is the worlds leading authority on colored stones, diamonds and pearls. The RJC is a non-profit organization with over 100 member companies from diamond and jewelry sectors around the […]

Facets Sri Lanka, September 2009

FACETS 2009, Sri Lanka’s International Gem and Jewellery Exhibition is to be held from 3rd to 6th September 2009. Held annually in Colombo since 1991 with state and private sector patronage, FACETS Sri Lanka 2009, the 19th International Gem and Jewellery Show will have hundreds of local and foreign exhibitors showcasing their gem and jewellery […]

Online Pawn Broker Raises 5 Million Pounds To Keep Up With Customer Demand

Borro .COM a leading UK based online pawnshop is trying to cope with increasing cusomer demands by raising 5 million pounds provided by investors. Some of the disclosed investors include Kreos Capital, Eden Ventures and the European Founders Fund. According to the CEO of Borro, Paul Aitken, there has ben a steady increase in demand […]

Jewelry- Rappers Not Buying The Real Stuff Due To The Economic Downturn

Due to the economic downturn many rappers have resorted to buying imitation jewelry instead of the original stuff. Rap artists have to live up to expection of their culture of wearing expensive jewelry and accessories which are usually diamond studded. They are also well known for wearing heavy gold and silver chains. According to Jason […]

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