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Does the word jewelry have anything to do with word Jew or Jewish people ????

by on Sunday, March 27, 2016 7:26:00 PM

No, it doesn't seem to. We've checked all over & can't really find a link. However the Jewish peoples have been involved in the diamond & gold business historically. Whenever I'd ask my father Sam Spiegel (some of his relatives had a surname of Gold) but he would start making up stories, but no solid real answer. YES, there are several Jewish surnames with such an etymological relation, due to their historic involvement in the jewelry business. The singer Neil Diamond for instance, has a...

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Diamond-Ownership Study Reveals Which State Owns Best Diamonds

by on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 11:50:00 AM

A fascinating new diamond-ownership study reveals that New York ranks #1 in quality, while nearby Maryland rates #1 in size.The survey by WP Diamonds, which specializes in the buy-back of diamonds, jewelry and watches, reviewed market data based on 15,000 consumer inquiries covering all 50 states. With this data, WP Diamonds was able to assign rankings to the states based on diamond value, diamond size and diamond shape.The states that rank highest for the average value per carat are New York,...

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