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2009-09-20 23:14:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- While the awards might be gold, our favorite television stars opted for platinum jewelry on the red carpet at the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards. Style expert Michael O'Connor notes that "classic Hollywood glamour is the hottest trend on the red carpet this year." O'Connor adds that "celebrities are choosing to make a statement with their jewelry by highlighting either their neck, wrists or ears with bold pieces." Platinum is favored on the red carpet...

2009-08-18 07:30:00

40-ct Stone Sells US$15,200 per Carat; 21-ct Stone Sells US$17,400 per Carat VANCOUVER, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Rockwell Diamonds Inc ("Rockwell" or the "Company") (TSX: RDI; JSE: RDI; OTCBB: RDIAF) updates production and diamond sales for 2009. Reported sales are for diamonds produced from the Holpan, Klipdam, and Saxendrift mines. The Company's fourth operation, Wouterspan, which is located on the Middle Orange River adjacent to Saxendrift remains on care and...

2009-07-07 07:00:00

AKRON, Ohio, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Kay Jewelers, the jeweler Americans have trusted since 1916, announced the launch of Kay Gold Exchange. The new service is available online at www.kay.com. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090707/CL42479) The Kay Jewelers Gold Exchange Program is a safe, secure way to exchange gold for cash. Customers can send in anything made primarily of precious gold: 10 Karat, 14 Karat, 18 Karat, 22 Karat or 24 Karat Gold or European equivalent. The...

2009-06-17 07:18:00

ESPOO, Finland, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nokia (NYSE: NOK) today announced that it has appointed Carat, part of the Aegis Group, as the single global media partner to handle its media planning and buying. Nokia conducted a thorough evaluation process that incorporated assessments from global, regional and local marketing stakeholders. The objective of the review was to identify the optimal media solution for meeting Nokia's evolving requirements for consumer-led, innovative...

2009-04-12 12:29:03

Brides in New York appear to be among the victims of the recession, with retailers saying more grooms are buying cubic zirconia rings instead of diamonds. New York Diamond District retailers said an increasing number of would-be husbands are purchasing the fake diamonds for their brides' engagement rings to save money during the economic downturn, the New York Post reported Sunday. There are people who will buy a setting and put a CZ in it for now, hoping to replace it later, private jeweler...

2009-03-30 10:01:00

Seattle, Chicago, and Los Angeles Jeweler will pay hundreds of thousands of dollars for Lil Wayne's gold and platinum diamond-studded crowns; Also wanted are Diddy's gold bottom front teeth and Flava Flav's 22K semi-permanent gold caps top and bottom There's a new Gold Teeth Rush sweeping the nation SEATTLE, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- As people struggle to pay bills and put food on the table in this economic downturn, pawn shops and estate jewelry dealers are seeing an influx of those looking...

2009-03-02 09:00:00

"NTRsupport Software-as-a-Service is as Essential as my Mobile Phone" BARCELONA, Spain and DALLAS, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- For CARAT, a leading provider of software for interior design and kitchen remodeling, the challenge is to provide outstanding customer service while controlling costs. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081111/NTRGLOBALLOGO) CARAT serves a growing customer base of some 5,000 through offices in Germany, Spain, Switzerland, Russia, France, Austria, Ireland, the...

2009-02-03 10:17:00

Cupid Reveals Secret Weapon to Combat Economy & Radiate Love PLANO, Texas, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to consumer concerns over a lack of disposable income for Valentine's Day gifts like flowers, jewelry and dining, Cupid, borrowing a popular rallying cry, has revealed his secret weapon and declared, "Yes, we can!" In fact, DealTaker.com, a popular website to find online deals, expects to offer $1 million in Valentine's Day savings this year. "The secret to finding great deals...

2008-12-02 21:26:05

The Salvation Army says a gold ring appraised at $2,000 was dropped in a Uniontown, Pa., donation kettle where it was found by charity workers. The group said the 18-karat white gold piece of jewelry was found inside a kettle placed outside a Giant Eagle supermarket, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Tuesday. The Salvation Army said the ring was was spotted by workers counting its contents Nov. 22.

2008-11-13 12:00:17

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Cash-strapped consumers are finding bonanzas in their jewelry boxes as they sell their unwanted gold to pay for holiday gifts -- but more and more are complaining some gold dealers aren't ethical or offering fair prices. The biggest offenders, according to a recent tally on the Better Business Bureau's website, BBB.org, are companies advertising heavily to buy unwanted gold jewelry on cable television channels. One company had 177 complaints...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.