Monday, January 24, 2022

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Owners of Wethersfield jewelry store victims of home invasion | Connecticut News

ELLINGTON, CT (WFSB) – Authorities are looking for the men wanted in connection with a home invasion.

State Police say troopers had responded to a home in the town of Ellington just before 4 a.m. on Saturday after receiving a call from the occupants.

According to investigators, a gun was displayed. Jewelry and cash were taken from the home.

None of the occupants were injured.

State Police said the residents of the home own and run a jewelry store in Wethersfield.

“We got so scared, because we were sleeping when they rang the bell. We got so scared like ‘What

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Arkansas suspect used stolen truck in jewelry store heist, stole thousands of dollars worth of items: police

Authorities in central Arkansas are looking for a suspect who broke into a Conway jewelry store early Sunday morning and stole thousands of dollars worth of items in just 70 seconds. 

Surveillance footage shows the suspect clad head to toe in black, reaching into shattered display cases and swiping necklaces, bracelets, and earrings. 

The suspect broke into the store early Sunday morning dressed in all black. 

The suspect broke into the store early Sunday morning dressed in all black. 
(Conway Police Department)


Jeffery Brooks, the owner of Brooks Fine Jewelry, told Fox-affiliate KLRT that the suspect was in and out of the

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Fine jewellery subscription service launches

Fine jewellery subscription makes precious pieces accessible

Shared ownership platform Covett has launched three new jewellery subscription options, making for hassle-free borrowing of dazzling pieces

A new subscription service takes the hassle out of wearing fine jewellery. Covett, whose unique ownership model allows co-owners to wear pieces at a fraction of their cost, has now unveiled a savvy fine jewellery subscription service that enables customers to wear what they want, whenever they want.

Jewellery available ranges from pieces by independent UK designers to branded pieces from Leo Pizzo, David Jerome, Massimo Izzo, 77 Diamonds and vintage Cartier, which sit alongside

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India jewellery ad starring trans model wins hearts

The beautiful bride in the ad

The Bhima jewellery ad has been viewed over two million times on social media

An advertisement for traditional Indian jewellery starring a transgender model is winning hearts in India.

The one-minute-40-second video charts the story of transition of a trans woman – an awkward teenager with facial hair and self-doubt who transforms into a beautiful confident bride.

With 22-year-old Meera Singhania Rehani in the lead, the video by Kerala-based jewellery house Bhima depicts the love and acceptance that the protagonist receives from her family – each milestone in her life is celebrated through the gold jewellery they gift her.


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Maria Sole Ferragamo Presents Jewelry Line at Milan Design Week

MILAN — Maria Sole Ferragamo’s passion for jewelry started when she was only nine years old and her mother gave her a kit to create beaded pieces. “I started making a lot of them and I was selling them at the beach,” said Ferragamo, one of the children of Salvatore Ferragamo’s non-executive chairman Leonardo Ferragamo.

A natural beauty with intense blue eyes and a sophisticated allure, the young jewelry designer — who established the So-le Studio sustainable jewelry brand in London in 2017 — has recently installed its headquarters in an industrial area in Milan. From there, she designs and

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23 fine jewelry that’s worth the splurge


There are certain items that have an intrinsically low cost per wear — like, say, your favorite pair of workout sneakers, or the tote bag you never leave home without. But jewelry isn’t too far down the list: Save for a few special occasions, most people wear the same necklaces, bracelets or earrings day in and day out, making it easier to stomach a high price tag.

“I tend to splurge on items I know I’ll get my money’s worth for,” says Alyssa Coscarelli, a brand consultant and fashion influencer. “And sometimes, if I can easily picture

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‘[They] knew what they were doing’

A bride and groom are under fire for taking advantage of their bridal party. 

A wedding guest went on Reddit’s “Wedding Shaming” forum to share what happened to her friend, a groomsman. The wedding went off without a hitch, but soon after the bridal party realized they had footed a lot of the bill. It turned out the bride and groom had asked the bridal party to complete numerous tasks that required purchases and the couple never paid anyone back. 

“Whenever anyone complimented the bride or groom about how beautiful the wedding was and saying that it

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Detroit men stole identities, went on shopping spree in Washington, police say

Two Detroit men have been arrested in Washington state after authorities allege they stole the identities of 12 people to buy luxury goods.

Detectives believe the two men, ages 25 and 27, flew into Seattle from Detroit the week of April 19 and falsified IDs to open credit lines. One tried to buy a 2019 Camaro for $51,000 from a Bellevue dealership with a counterfeit ID but failed to pick it up, police said in a statement.

The owner of the ID received an alert and contacted the dealership to report he did not apply for credit. The manager called

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Why hyaluronic acid is an “essential ingredient in skin care today”

“Hyaluronic acid is one of the most essential ingredients in skincare today,”​ said Nikolaus Hofer, Head of Strategic Portfolio Management at Croma Pharma.

The ingredient has a prominent role in beauty and personal care formulations. The Austrian company recognizes hyaluronic acid (HA) as a key component of the formulator’s ingredient toolkit,. “As it moisturizes and hydrates the skin, improves elasticity, and is a helpful anti-oxidant that smooths and plumps skin while improving the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles,” ​explained Hofer.

HA is found naturally throughout the body, with the highest concentrations in the joints, eyes, and skin. In

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New Silicon Valley shopping spree tops $1 billion

SAN JOSE — A big office and research park in north San Jose has been bought by a West Coast investment group, part of a billion-dollar shopping spree for Silicon Valley properties in recent weeks.

RioTech Park in north San Jose has been bought in an all-cash deal by a Seattle-based group in a deal that is just the latest of several major purchases of large office complexes in Silicon Valley in less than a month.

Starting at the end of March, investors have paid well over $1 billion for large office properties in Santa Clara County, a sign that

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Free new wedding gowns? Check out this program for the military

Brides-to-be who are connected — or will be — to the military community: Apply now for a free, new wedding gown through a new program launched by the non-profit Operation Deploy Your Dress.

The deadline to apply for the initial wave of dresses is 11:59 p.m. Eastern time, Friday, June 18.

The Operation Deploy Your Dress: Bridal launch includes 227 new wedding dresses with tags, valued at prices ranging from $1,200 to $3,000, donated by Revelry. Once a bride-to-be is chosen by a selection committee and her eligibility is validated, the process to choose the dress is all done virtually,

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