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Alexis Bittar to Judge Carry Me! Handbag Competition

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Memphis–Lucite International, owner of the LuciteLux acrylic brand, announced Wednesday that designer Alexis Bittar, who’s renowned for Lucite acrylic jewelry, joined the judges’ panel for its Carry Me! design competition. The competition, which runs through October 29, honors the 75th anniversary of the innovative design material and follows the release …

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We never tire of designers’ latest inspirational messages and sayings. Our current fave? “The final chapter is not yet written,” inscribed on the inside of these stackable Stepping Stone Bangles by Sophia & Chloe. Available in goldplate or sterling silver, these are the perfect gift for that someone setting out …

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MJSA Supports Removal of Preferential Status for Certain Indian Jewelry

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Attleboro Falls, MA—Manufacturing Jewelers & Suppliers of America (MJSA) has announced its support for a recent government issuance removing preferential duty-free treatment for two types of jewelry necklaces from India. The decision was made during the Obama Administration’s annual review of the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program. This comes …

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Oh. My. Goddess. These gold-plated headbands by Privileged will have you resting on your laurels–literally. Designer Jennifer Ondyak’s metal headbands are kept in place by comfy, thin elastic, and themes range from the classic (horsebits) to the whimsical (butterflies) to the ancient (laurel leaves). Wear them over the hair as …