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April 01, 2015
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Unconventional Color: Award-winning bridal designs spotlight nontraditional gemstones for a fresh take on matrimonial expression
Luxury Jewels 24 Magazine
What's going to be "in" for weddings this year? According to wedding resource The Knot, look to such things as Wild West and Coachella-esque themes, unexpected venues (caves, anyone?), white-glove opulence and fashion-forward jumpsuits for the daring bride.

Scientific Instruments Help Researchers Tell Gem Stories
GIA - AGTA Member
The names of these instruments may sound cryptic, but to GIA researchers they are the tools that help unravel the mysteries of the gems. MORE

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180,000-karat gem sparks international debate
CBS News
One of the largest and rarest gems in the world is at the center of a court battle in Los Angeles. Several people are staking a claim to the 840-pound emerald, but they're taking on an entire country, reports CBS News correspondent Ben Tracy. MORE

Gemstone of the month: iridescent opals to celebrate the arrival of spring
The Jewellery Editor
In the spirit of shining a light on our favourite gemstones throughout the year, we have christened the opal The Jewellery Editor's "gemstone of the month". MORE

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Bridal Rings All About the Pink Stone
This ultra-feminine ring from AGTA Member, Pamela Froman Fine Jewelry is perfect for a woman who prefers subtle color--and, yet, something unique. It's called the "Double Arabesque," as it has undulating swirls of precious metal.

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The Stunning Jewels of Screen Legend Lauren Bacall Go Up for Auction
In this #RocksMyWorld feature, InStyle's jewelry and watch editor Marion Fasel shares the inside scoop on the treasures that are on her radar. Follow Fasel on Instagram (@marionfasel) to see more gems that rock her world.

Five reasons your social media strategy stinks
The Guardian
The question every business owner wants to know is whether or not all this relentless tweeting is actually bringing in any money? Well as a business owner myself I have a figure that may surprise you. In the past six months, 53% of my company's revenue has come from our social media marketing efforts.

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