Top Independent Jewelers

The jewelers below have been selected for membership by the Luxury Jewelers Resource Group as the top independent upscale jewelers in the United States. Each one represents the best in selection, service and quality among their peers, and has a reputation for superior customer satisfaction.

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Lifestyle Features

Perfect Gems for Fall 2014

Explore the little luxuries the world has to offer. BY DONALD CHARLES RICHARDSON ESCAPE ARTISTS There are many opulent hotels on the glamorous island of St. Barths. Then there’s the Taiwana. Set on Flamands Beach, Taiwana is the island’s most private retreat. Within moments of your arrival, the staff knows your name and room number and [...]

A Better Mousetrap

For Tesla Motors, reinventing the wheel doesn’t just involve a new car. BY ROBERT HAYNES-PETERSON The past two decades have borne witness to fantastical leaps in technology we now consider invaluable: smartphones, GPS guidance systems, tablet computers. It’s also provided its fair share of clunkers: the Segway, non-iPod MP3 players, MySpace. One innovation that appeared to [...]

Eat Across America

James Beard-approved events and eateries have become more accessible than ever. BY SHIRA LEVINE When it comes to America’s pioneering  chefs, most are familiar with Julia Child. Yet it was another great gastronome that first taught America how to cook on TV and penned cookbooks for aspiring foodies to obsess over. James Beard—the “Dean of American cookery” according to a 1954 New York Times piece—influenced the [...]

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Jewelry & Watches

Passing the Torch

Third-generation CEO Elie Bernheim continues Raymond Weil’s tradition of excellence. BY JILLIAN LAROCHELLE Did you know from a young age that you wanted to be involved in the family business? My father always reminds me that I was 10 years old when I came to him after a long trip, and I asked, “Okay, what’s going on with [...]

A Feast for the Eyes

Help yourself to jewels in every color. BY LORRAINE DEPASQUE Jewelry fashion this season is about fun—pieces that make you smile. “While white diamonds and neutral precious stones will forever be Hollywood favorites,” says Ginnina D’Orazio, “all the colored gems being used right now in designer jewelry are making a lasting impact on the red [...]

Simply Modern

Jewelry’s new sophisticated simplicity. BY LORRAINE DEPASQUE As the warm-weather seasons begin, jewelry and fashion have both entered into a nouveau modern era. In two words: sleek and uncomplicated. Still glamorous? Definitely—but more panache with purity, if you will. When models strutted down the spring/summer runways wearing peek-a-boo sheers and cut-out mesh (and even see-through skirts) they looked sensual, but seldom [...]

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News & Events

Detroit-Area Charities Shine in New Tapper’s Campaign

Tapper’s Diamonds & Fine Jewelry will launch Jewelry Stars Give Back, a charitable giving program that will recognize a glittering group of metro Detroiters and their favorite charitable organizations. Known for their trendsetting fashion and jewelry choices and their outstanding community support, 12 local style icons and their charities of choice will be featured in the [...]

Roberto Coin Boutique Opens at Hyde Park Jewelers

Leading Italian jewelry designer Roberto Coin recently announced the opening of his newest U.S.boutique. In partnership with Hyde Park Jewelers, the boutique is located in Denver’s Cherry Creek Shopping Center. The interior features white travertine marble, deep, rich woods, burnished mirrors and a designated area to display the Roberto Coin Cento Collection. The concept follows [...]

Need for Speed

Taking a cue from its parent company, Tudor enters the world of motor sports sponsorship. BY DAVID A. ROSE Anyone who knows anything about motor sports will know and appreciate the contribution Rolex has made over the years. Rolex is the official timepiece at the Sebring International Raceway and the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, [...]

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