Jen Goldenberg Doner, provided by Published 10:41 am CDT, Tuesday, April 9, 2019 Katie Warren/Business Insider Purchasing an engagement ring is often a big expense. By also purchasing insurance, you can be sure you don’t pay out of pocket for repairs or to replace the ring if you lose it. The best thing to do is to purchase insurance right away: Once you officially make the purchase, you can go ahead and add it to your insurance policy. Insurance options include adding a personal property/jewelry rider to your home insurance or renter’s insurance policy. If you don’t have either of these, you can insure the piece separately through a reputable insurance agency or a company like Jeweler’s Mutual. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Purchasing an engagement ring is often a big financial decision. Though engagement rings can range in cost from hundreds to thousands of dollars, it's a good idea to purchase insurance as one of the … [Read more...] about Here’s what you need know about insuring an engagement ring
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Connie Chen, provided by Published 1:27 pm CST, Thursday, January 10, 2019 The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Volition Beauty/Instagram The beauty and skincare world is known for having highly involved customers, but few companies so directly loop them into the product development process as Volition Beauty. Its model lets members submit their own product ideas, and if they receive enough support from fellow members, Volition will create and sell the products on its website and at Sephora. Cool user-generated beauty products include Turmeric Brightening Polish ($38) and Snow Mushroom Water Serum ($62). They're all made with clean ingredients and come with free shipping, returns, and a sample-sized tester. In a world full of beauty and skincare products that hydrate, moisturize, illuminate, tighten, and … [Read more...] about This beauty company lets fans submit ideas for products and vote on them — then it brings the best ones to life
Tiffany & Co., which sold more than $500 million worth of diamond engagement rings in 2017, has started a program that will provide customers the countries where their diamonds were mined, and, eventually, information on where the gems were cut, polished and set. The issue of sourcing is especially acute with diamonds, which change hands many times from mine to showroom. More buyers are asking for specific evidence that their gems were not produced using child labor or to finance wars or terrorist activity -- the concerns over so-called blood diamonds. So jewelers are starting to work provenance into their marketing, with some even exploring blockchain technology as a way to provide more information about a gem's origins. But true clarity -- a feature also prized in the gems themselves -- remains elusive. And Tiffany acknowledges that it cannot provide customers with the precise location where a diamond was mined. "A lot of diamond companies are still very opaque about their … [Read more...] about Tiffany to offer more diamond data
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Business Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Business | You Know Your Diamond’s Cut and Carat. But Does It Have Ethical Origins? Supported by ByTiffany Hsu Jan. 8, 2019 Consumers want to know the origin of the things they buy, like the name of the farm that supplied their milk or the source of the feathers in a down jacket. But when it comes to a diamond — quite likely one of the most expensive and emotional purchases a jewelry buyer will ever make — most know next to nothing about the source of the stone. Tiffany & Company, which sold more than $500 million worth of diamond engagement rings in 2017, is hoping to change that. Beginning Wednesday, it will start a program that will provide customers the countries where their diamond was mined, and, eventually, information on where it was cut, polished and set. The move is part of … [Read more...] about You Know Your Diamond’s Cut and Carat. But Does It Have Ethical Origins?
Katie Warren, provided by Published 10:17 am PST, Monday, November 26, 2018 The Society Group The CEO of a real estate PR firm sells multimillion dollar homes by making Hollywood-style real estate trailers, throwing Instagram parties for influencers, and hosting exclusive dinners for high net worth individuals. "Just how a celebrity has a publicist, we make houses famous," Alexander Ali, founder of The Society Group, told Business Insider. His firm has sold more than $500 million worth of real estate and has a portfolio worth $1.7 billion. He threw an "Insta Penthouse" event for a $15 home in Santa Monica — and it ended up selling six days after the buyer's agent saw it on Instagram. If you're looking to sell your multimillion-dollar Los Angeles home in a wildly unconventional way, you'll likely turn to one person: Alexander Ali, founder and CEO of PR firm The Society Group. His company is best known for the dramatic, Hollywood-style … [Read more...] about Hollywood-style trailers, exclusive dinner parties, and ‘Instagram museums’: The CEO of a real estate PR firm dishes on how he sells multimillion-dollar mansions to the super-rich