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  • Gold market disconnect: Record prices, but not demand

     
    Gold remains in a powerful bull market as measured by prices in the futures market, where speculators can run rampant. But third-quarter supply and demand data from the World Gold Council show that the surge in the metal’s price to......
  • Tolkowsky, king of the diamond cut

     
    Ask a diamond connoisseur about cut, and they’ll probably mention “Gabi,” otherwise known as Sir Gabriel Tolkowsky, master diamond cutter. So, it was no surprise that the glitterati showed up earlier this week to meet the man himself and to......
  • O.C. man arrested in $4.7-million gold mine scheme

     
    An Orange County man has been arrested and charged with bilking an elderly couple out of nearly $5 million in a phony gold mine scheme, federal prosecutors announced Monday. John Arthur Walthall, 54, of Laguna Beach was indicted in October......
  • Michael Hiltzik: All that glisters...

     
    ...may or may not be gold, as Shakespeare wrote* in The Merchant of Venice, but with the spot price of the metal approaching $1,200 an ounce, it will do until something better comes along. The topic of my Thanksgiving Day......
  • For Project Angel Food, to shop is divine

     
    A Philippe Starck Ghost chair for $200, L.A. Eyeworks frames for $175, a fur capelet for $300, Monique Lhuillier wedding gowns, Ralph Lauren cashmere sweaters, Elizabeth & James boyfriend jackets and Steven Alan tartan shirts -- all at 50% off.......
  • Investor excitement over jobs report quickly dissolves into rate fears

     
    Investors’ excitement over today’s better-than-expected jobless numbers lasted less than two hours. The Dow Jones industrial average jumped more than 150 points out of the gate this morning after the government reported that employers slashed only 11,...
  • Gold drops sharply for second day in a row

     
    All that glitters is not gold this morning. With apologies to Led Zeppelin, gold prices are down sharply for the second day in a row. Last week’s better-than-expected unemployment figures raised the prospect that the Federal Reserve could boost...
  • Gold's hot streak goes cold as sellers swarm

     
    The sell-off in gold picked up steam Tuesday as some global investors ran back to the dollar, the metal’s nemesis. With the end of the year approaching, some investors also may be figuring it’s a logical time to book some......
  • Nymphenburg Porcelain launches a delicate-but-edgy jewelry collection

     
    Nymphenburg Porcelain, the iconic porcelain factory in Munich, is dipping its fabled feet into jewelry. Designed by Swiss jeweler Patrik Muff, the 18-piece “Essentials” jewelry collection features gothic-tinged pendants and medallions made from...
  • New York's Visnja Jewels debuts at Maxfield

     
    Visnja Jewels, a New York-based fine jewelry collection designed by Australian-born Visnja Brdar, is now available on the West Coast -- at L.A.'s emporium of avant-garde fashion, Maxfield. The spiritual-minded collection of diamond, platinum and 18-...
  • Jewelry designer Michael Spirito debuts a rockin' collection for Sears

     
    Michael Spirito, designer for the Exhibitionist fine jewelry collection -- famous for its regal, rock-inspired pieces -- has jumped on the mass-market collaboration wagon. This month, the New York-based jeweler launched a collection of sterling silver and...