Jewelry

The Best Cheap Jewelry for Men Doesn’t Look at All Cheap

We’ve got a confession: “cheap jewelry for men” is a bit of a misnomer. Sure, the jewelry we’ve rounded up here is affordable—all of it clocks in at $150 or less—but none of it looks cheap. No, you’re not getting solid gold or precious gems at these prices. (And be wary if someone says you are.) 

Thanks to the men’s jewelry renaissance currently sweeping the nation, you no longer have to blow your life savings to bring some well-made, well-designed flash to your fits. The difference between the cheap men’s jewelry we’ve turned up and what falls off the back

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2 brothers charged in shooting that killed woman during jewelry store robbery

Two brothers have been arrested and charged in a fatal shooting at a jewelry store in Indianola. Indianola police said the shooting happened at around 11 a.m. Friday. Investigators said Jamie Iverson was the only person working in the family-owned business at the time. She was shot and killed. Police said the suspects took a significant amount of jewelry during the robbery at Paul’s Jewelry.Indianola police have arrested Kenderious Wright, 19, and Daquarius Wright, 20. Both men are charged with capital murder.Iverson and her husband operated the store for more than 20 years.

Two brothers have been

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Gem of an LIRR conductor returns $107,000 in lost jewelry

A Long Island Rail Road commuter was reunited Friday with $107,000 worth of jewelry that he accidentally left on a Port Washington train, and with the LIRR conductor who found it.

Ed Eleasian, of Roslyn, said he was returning home from working in Manhattan Thursday night with a bag containing several engagement ring settings that he planned to show to a prospective customer. Distracted by a phone call, Eleasian got off the train at Plandome station without his package.

Just after the doors closed and the trained pulled away from the station, LIRR conductor Jonathan Yellowday, a brakeman on the

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Mapplethorpe Jewelry Inspires a New Collection

One of the lesser-known facts about Robert Mapplethorpe is that, before gaining fame as a photographer, he experimented with jewelry.

About a decade ago the jewelry designer Gaia Repossi learned about that connection after she bought a Mapplethorpe photograph of a palm tree, titled “Puerto Rico, 1981,” at a small show curated by the director Sofia Coppola at the Thaddaeus Ropac gallery in Paris.

Ms. Repossi said she fell in love with the print at first sight. “It was the very first artwork I was ever interested in purchasing,” she said. “I’m very fond of art, and I study it,

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Nikki Reed on Sustainability, Jewelry Design, and How to Choose the Perfect Engagement Ring

Nikki Reed has always been interested in jewelry. The actress-turned-designer comes from a long line of women artists and creatives (her great-grandmother was a jewelry designer). So, it’s no surprise that her brand Bayou With Love has quietly become a go-to for couples looking for sustainable options for their wedding bands and engagement rings. 

Motivated by the lack of truly eco-friendly jewelry available, Reed launched the brand to fill what she saw was a need in the market: timeless, sustainable pieces that will last a lifetime. “There’s a world where luxury and sustainability can live together,” says Reed. And her

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I Buy a Lot of Fashion Items on Amazon, and I’m Loving These Chic Jewelry Picks

Like most savvy shoppers out there, I get tons of my fashion finds on Amazon, from casual T-shirts and budget-friendly dresses to must-have denim trends. When I’m ready to add a handful of trend-forward baubles to ensembles, Amazon’s cheap jewelry section—like every other department on the site—has a virtually endless number of options ready for the taking.

Now, I consider myself among the jewelry obsessed, which means building a collection of stylish baubles (for a price that won’t cause too much damage to my bank account) is a top priority. While I’m not exactly proud of how much time

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Technology Could Turn You Into a Tiffany

The high end, however, also sees opportunities. Tiffany & Company, for example, has used parametric design and additive manufacturing to create prototypes at its three-year-old Jewelry Design and Innovation Workshop (J.D.I.W.), a 17,000-square-foot facility around the corner from the company’s corporate headquarters in Manhattan’s Flatiron district.

“We have these brilliant designers and merchants who have ideas about where we need to go as a brand,” said Dana Naberezny, vice president of the workshop. “It’s important to figure out how we get something physical in their hands to understand the idea and be able to iterate quickly.”

Ms. Naberezny said the

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20 best Mother’s Day jewelry gifts of 2021

Mother’s Day is almost here, meaning you should consider gift shopping now, if you haven’t already started, to avoid potential shipping delays. Beyond penning a heartfelt note in her Mother’s Day card and sending her a fresh flower delivery, you can treat your mom (or mother figure) to timeless or trendy jewelry. From classic stud earrings and dainty necklaces to sparkly bracelets and cocktail rings, there is plenty of Mother’s Day jewelry available on the market, covering many personal tastes — and price points.

You can find Mother’s Day jewelry at Shopping reader favorite retailers, from Nordstrom and Amazon

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Does Recycled Gold Herald a Greener Future for Jewelry?

With economics and industrial engineering degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, and Stanford, and a decade working at Tesla, the electric-car company where her husband was a co-founder, Boryana Straubel had long set her sights on the technology revolutions spawned in and around Silicon Valley.

Batteries and solar energy were firmly on her radar. Fashion and jewelry were not. At least until several years ago, when she began learning about the devastating toll those industries take on the planet.

“If you told me five years ago that I would end up starting a jewelry business, I simply would

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