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In-home security

It should be understood that in almost any burglary, time is a crucial factor. The shortest amount of time a thief spends in a house, the less likely he or she ...
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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...

Holiday discounts

When purchasing jewelry, by all means do look for discounts—but care must always be exercised in this regard. There are exceptions, but for the most part, manuf...