Joe Brandt

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June Q & A

Q: How can I tell if something is really gold? A: You can't— at least not without proper equipment, and a karat stamp is not absolute proof, although if ...
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“Stash,” Part III

OK, once more—with feeling. Readers of this column will know that I've been talking about the need to hide whatever jewelry you are not wearing each day, not on...
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“Stash”

Readers of this column will know that I am a strong advocate of hiding your jewelry somewhere unobtrusive (yes, even the items you wear frequently), but one asp...