July 2016

Robert Pelliccia's "Opal in the Desert" Wins AGTA Spectrum Award

By Nina Glaser July 26, 2016
American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) Spectrum Awards

Award-winning jewelry designer Robert Pelliccia just earned his 12th American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) Spectrum Award, at this year’s annual natural colored gemstones and cultured pearl jewelry design competition.

Pelliccia was honored with third place in the evening wear category for “Opal in the Desert,” a multi-gemstone pendant suspended on a black diamond bead necklace. The focal point of the 18kt white and yellow gold piece is a 23.94-carat boulder opal. Blue and pink sapphires, totaling....

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J.R. Dunn Jewelers Aims to Help Every Dog Have Its Day

By Nina Glaser July 15, 2016
Dog Fever Jewelry

When Jim Dunn, co-owner of J.R. Dunn Jewelers in Lighthouse Point, FL was a boy, boxers (of the canine persuasion) were among his best friends. His passion for pooches continues to this day, influencing his business life.

J.R Dunn Jewelers is proud to be among the authorized retailers for the innovative Dog Fever jewelry. Hand-crafted, designed-in-Italy breed-specific pieces of jewelry include....

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