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How to tell if a Diamond is Real or Fake - 5 Sure Fire Ways

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One of the most common questions that gemologists are asked is how to tell the difference between a real diamond and a fake stone. We spoke with Marcel Kaminstein, a jewelry expert with years of experience running specialty luxury jewelry retail programs at LVMH the worlds largest luxury retailer and president of online retailer IfULoveMe, about how to tell when a diamond is real, and when and why to take it to an expert. Test At Home  “We see a lot of estate jewelry that comes up in our line of business,” Kaminstein explained to the NY Times. “People who are...

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SUMMER YACHTING STYLE AT THE PANAMA BOAT SHOW JUNE 20th-22nd WITH IFULOVEME

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LVMH executive branding powerhouse and renowned fashion designer Marcel Kaminstein will bring his signature Italian Yachting style to the front row at IfULoveMe Fashion Show at the first annual Panama International Boat Show as the special guest of Show Management, the event’s producers. Marking his first visit to Panama with IfULoveMe, Marcel will have 10 models featuring the latest fashion trends in jewelry and swimwear and featuring brands that are a boaters must have necessities for the 2014/15 season.  IfULoveMe can be found in select cruise ships and port destinations from Porto Cervo to Miami. IfULoveMe and Marcel will host...

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Watch Movements...Which one is for you?

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Mechanical Movement: How it works: The most important feature of a mechanical movement is the mainspring that must be manually wound to store potential energy. This spring unwinds slowly, releasing energy to move the gears that power the watch's timekeeping functions. Reflecting the skill of talented watchmakers, mechanical watches have an intricate composite of gears and springs and are crafted just as their predecessors were before the age of battery power. Power reserve: Once wound, the average mechanical watch has a power reserve of 36 to 40 hours. You must rewind the crown on the watch case every time the energy is depleted. Many...

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Deep Blue Sea

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THE SEASON'S CHICEST DESIGNER JEWELRY Embrace the power of the perfect accessory. Add an easy extra to your outfit with these editor-approved necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and rings.     DEEP BLUE SEA I leave this weekend for a family vacation in the Caribbean, so all I can see is crystal clear water and pink sandy beaches. Is it me or do these pieces look like a deep blue sea?

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