Fashion & Style

Giving Life to A Dream

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Richard Alan writes about how dreaming plays a vital role in making jewelry, in his column, All That Glitters.

You Snooze, You Lose 

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Richard Alan writes about how when you snooze you lose when it comes to buying jewelry, in his column, All That Glitters.

What I Am and What I’m Not

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Richard Alan writes about what he’s learned and experienced in his column, All That Glitters.

Wishful Thinking

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Richard Alan writes about how wishful thinking has an impact on customers in his column, All That Glitters.

Give Them Something to Talk About

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Richard Alan writes about his knowledge of the Marco Island jewelry preferences in his column, All That Glitters.

Incoming Yule Tide

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Richard Alan writes about how the Holidays have been effecting his shop in his column, All That Glitters.

Something Out of Nothing

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Richard Alan writes about Diamonds and the art of jewelry crafting in his column, All That Glitters.

Happy and Giving Thanks in Paradise

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Richard Alan wishes his readers and customers a Happy Thanksgiving in his column, All That Glitters.

The Good, Bad and the Downright Ugly

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Life can be a comedy and even more hilarious if you work with the public. Oh! Yes, I was an un-cut gemstone, found in the dark then cut, faceted and polished by the public and the final product took over fifty years to complete and here I sit. (Sitting I find is now more comfortable than standing.) Jewelry is my […]

Cheapskates & Chiselers in Paradise

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Richard Alan writes about dealing with cheapskates in his column, All That Glitters.


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