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Is it safe to eat gold?

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Is it safe to eat gold?

One of you asked whether it's safe to EAT GOLD.
At some restaurants you see food topped with gold flakes and leaves.

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Ethics in the world of precious stones

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Ethics in the world of precious stones

More and more people are inquiring into the origins of stones, where do they come from and whether they have an ethical provenance

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Jewelry sketches || Art, passion and heritage

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Jewelry sketches || Art, passion and heritage

Today I am happy to share with you interview with Germany-based Frank-Stefan Stern, the owner of one of the biggest in the world collections of jewelry sketches! The collection comprises approximately 65,000 sketches and engravings dating to 1700s-2000s, of which about 90% are hand drawings from 1850s and later. 

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Art, jewelry and vintage inspirations || Story behind Invidiosa

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Art, jewelry and vintage inspirations || Story behind Invidiosa

I love to share with you interviews with the jewellers because behind each handmade piece there is love, energy and story of an artist. I talked today to Mackenzie Tessa Cameron, the one behind Invidiosa Jewelry, made with love in Montreal. Tessa tells about merging art and jewelry, affection to wax-carving and wax-drawing and vintage inspirations and business. And, of course, as we like it, about an "ordinary" artist day. What brought you into the jewelry world?My introduction to jewelry-making was through my uncle Larry Cameron. Jewelry-making was never his main career, but it was certainly a passion of his. Although I don’t believe he had...

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Jewelry in Florence || #TravelWithLB

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Jewelry in Florence || #TravelWithLB

I am happy to share with you my jewelry guide to the beautiful capital of Tuscany in Italy. You will find all the spots and addresses worth going if you love jewelry. I will make you feel as if you've just been there! First, two words about history and modern days of jewelry in Florence. Goldsmiths have been active in the city for many centuries, but it was Lorenzo the Magnificent Medici, himself a lover and collector of jewelry, who gave a great popularity to this profession in the 1400s. A typical goldsmith or silversmith at that time was doing...

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