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June 15, 1992 | by Dave Racher, Daily News Staff Writer
The glitter of the gold chains around the neck of the passer-by caught drug addict Matthew Slaughter's eye in 1990, the prosecutor said. "Look at that dude," Slaughter, 22, a street vendor, allegedly told two friends as Tommie Teagues, 22, passed the corner of 17th and Jefferson streets at 7:45 p.m. on June 7. "If I had a gun, I'd take that jewelry," Slaughter commented, Assistant District Attorney Richard Carroll said last Friday. Slaughter, of Lambert Street near Cecil B. Moore Avenue, then borrowed a gun from one of the friends and shot and killed Teagues, Carroll said.
NEWS
January 24, 2016 | By Elizabeth Wellington, Inquirer Fashion Writer
Simple silhouettes can be accessorized two ways: with poppy, bold jewels and in a less-is-more kind of way. The trendlet That is where simple geometric earrings, necklaces, rings, and bracelets come in. The soft lines. The delicate sparkle. It's what will give our simple cashmere turtleneck a little twinkle this season. Where does it come from? In the 1930s, artisan Margaret De Patta applied architecture principles to her jewelry at a time when jewelry was either a luxury item or a mass-produced conventional piece.
NEWS
December 14, 2002 | By David Iams FOR THE INQUIRER
Freeman's will wind out the year with a two-day holiday sale of jewelry, silver and objets d'art. It is one of several auctions in the days before Christmas featuring items suitable for gifts. The first session, beginning at 1 p.m. tomorrow, at Freeman's gallery at 1808 Chestnut St. will be devoted to 240 lots of jewelry. At least five of them are expected to sell for five-figure prices, including a pair of art-deco diamond and platinum clips with an estimate of $25,000 to $30,000, according to the $25 catalog.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 7, 2006 | Daily News Wire Services
FORMER Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos, who made headlines for her vast shoe collection, is embarking on a new project - a fashion line. The 77-year-old widow of dictator Ferdinand Marcos told reporters yesterday she planned to launch "The Imelda Collection" of fashion jewelry and accessories on Nov. 18. Marcos became notorious for her shopping trips to New York while her country wallowed in poverty under martial law declared by her...
SPORTS
January 12, 2000 | Daily News Wire Services
The discovery of poor quality diamonds in a shark-shaped pin commissioned by Greg Norman disappointed him and gave his wife an emotional shock, the golfer testified at his former jeweler's fraud trial in Miami. "There was a huge change in the emotional feeling of my wife," said Norman, who gave the $48,875 pin shaped like his company logo to his wife Laura as a gift in 1996. "She didn't want to continue to wear it. " The two-time British Open champion and winner of 74 tournaments was the first witness in the trial yesterday of Jack Hasson, who is charged with fleecing customers out of $80 million in fraudulent jewelry sales.
SPORTS
February 16, 2006 | Daily News Wire Services
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Duce Staley says someone stole $100,000 worth of jewelry at a nightclub in Columbia, S.C. Staley, who played seven seasons with the Eagles, said his jewelry fell off during an altercation at a club Friday night. No charges have been filed and Richland County sheriff's deputies still are investigating, Lt. Chris Cowan said. Staley played high school football in the Columbia area and later for South Carolina. In other pro football news: Former Steelers running back Jerome Bettis said he has spoken to Fox about joining the network's NFL broadcast team.
NEWS
June 22, 2015 | By Samantha Melamed, Inquirer Staff Writer
Maker Nicolette Absil, 25, creates hand-painted enamel jewelry set in sterling silver. Her start Absil, whose studio is in South Kensington, learned the ancient art of enameling while a student at Rowan University. Later, she put her own twist on it by adding intricate hand-drawn botanical images, made in graphite or paint and accented with gold or silver foil. Process She starts by sketching from life, then draws the image onto a piece of powdered glass she has fused to a copper form.
LIVING
December 7, 1986 | By Elise Vider, Special to The Inquirer
1964, Helen W. Drutt English's jewelry box contained the following: a gold- plated circle pin from her high school days, her grandmother's cameo brooch, and a replica from the shop at the University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania. Twenty-two years later, the Center City gallery owner's jewelry is on display at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. There's not a circle pin or a cameo in the lot. Her 150-plus pieces stretch the conventional definition of jewelry. There are recognizable forms - brooches, necklaces, bracelets and rings - beside radical pieces that lie in a netherland between garment, jewelry, sculpture and, occasionally, instrument of torture.
NEWS
April 9, 1991 | By Robert J. Terry, Inquirer Staff Writer The Associated Press contributed to this article
About $1 million in jewelry was stolen last weekend from a walk-in safe at the elegant Bailey Banks & Biddle store in Center City, police said. Burglars apparently pried open a rooftop air duct and made their way into the ground-floor store, police said. They were then able to pop the lock of a walk-in safe and take off with an estimated $1 million worth of rings, watches and other jewelry. They escaped the way they came in, police said. Left behind were a hammer and a crowbar.
NEWS
July 8, 1997 | by Yvette Ousley, Daily News Staff Writer
A Warwick Hotel resident is suing management because the family jewels are missing. In a suit filed in Common Pleas Court, Susan Shore said she left several bags with a doorman while she parked her car on March 27, just as she had done for the last 19 years. When she returned, a bellman carried the bags to her apartment - same as always. Only when the luggage arrived at Shore's apartment this time, the Louis Vuitton bag containing $29,130 worth of her late mother's jewelry was gone.
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NEWS
August 5, 2016 | By Walter F. Naedele, Staff Writer
In May 1979, Domenic Giancaterino Jr. decided to make his two-person engagement dinner to Evelyn Edgerly special, the way a jeweler such as he might. Before leaving for a South Philadelphia restaurant, "I gave her a ring that I knew she would not like," too insignificant, he said. But by the time they arrived at the restaurant, he recalled, "she had talked herself into liking it. " While having a drink before dinner, she put the ring onto a drink's olive, to show it off to him. But, Giancaterino said, he took the olive and "pulled out the real ring, put it on the olive, and gave it back to her - a carat-and-a-half round diamond.
NEWS
August 4, 2016
Police are looking for three men who they say stole about $10,000 worth of jewelry from a Helzberg Diamonds store in a Montgomery County mall Tuesday morning. Officers from the Montgomery Township Police Department responded shortly after 11:20 a.m. to a report of three black males wearing all black clothing and masks who were smashing jewelry displays at the store in the Montgomery Mall, according to police. The police department is asking anyone with information to call the Montgomery Township Detective Division at 215-362-2301.
BUSINESS
August 2, 2016
At the Convention Centers Conventions expecting 500 or more to attend.    Date Attendance     American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC)3     Aug. 2-4   18,000    American Bridal Show1     Aug. 10   1,000    CogSci 2016 (Cognitive Science Society)3     Aug. 10-13   1,500    Lott Carey Baptist Foreign Mission Convention1     Aug. 14-18   3,000    American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting & Exposition3     Aug. 21-24   15,000    Your Wedding Experience Presented by David Tutera1     Aug. 28   1,000    American Political Science Association 2     Sep. 1-4   6,500    ACN/GE Planning Event 20163     Sep. 7-11   18,000    Association of State Dam Safety Officials-Annual National Conference2     Sep. 10-15   1,300    Drexel University - New Student Kick-Off3     Sep. 11   3,500    American Association for Cancer Research R&R Philadelphia4     Sep. 14-17   2,000    Hay House I Can Do It Conference4     Sep. 15-18   3,000    HVARC Comfortech 2016 - Penton Media2     Sep. 20-22   1,000    AETA International2     Aug. 13-15 Beadfest1     Aug. 17-21 National Quilt Extravaganza1     Sept.
NEWS
July 17, 2016 | By Samantha Melamed, Staff Writer
Maker Maria Eife, 39, of South Philadelphia, maker of deceptively high-tech Maria Eife Jewelry, which mixes precious metals and stones with nylon, plastic, and felt, and which uses 3D printing, laser-cutting, and laser-etching technologies alongside traditional jewelry-making techniques. Her start Eife studied computer-assisted design as part of a jewelry program at Temple's Tyler School of Art. "But the program didn't have a printer yet," she said, "so it was hard to get excited about it. " In 2009, she made a laser-cut felt necklace for a group exhibition - and saw potential for a business.
NEWS
July 14, 2016 | By Emily Babay, STAFF WRITER
Investigators are asking for help finding a man who stole jewelry from a 96-year-old woman in East Mount Airy by pretending to be a utility worker. Police on Tuesday released surveillance footage of the suspect, who got into the woman's home on the 6900 block of Crittenden Street on July 8 by saying he worked for Philadelphia Gas Works. The man told the woman that a gas leak contaminated a water line in the street, and the source of the leak needed to be turned off inside her home, police said.
NEWS
May 26, 2016
S. Jersey man convicted in fatal stabbing of witness A 63-year-old South Jersey man was convicted Tuesday of murder in the December 2012 fatal stabbing of a 54-year-old Gloucester County woman who had testified against him in a murder trial. Richard Santiago was convicted by a jury of first-degree murder and related offenses, the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office said in a news release. Ramona Johnstone testified against Santiago at his 2006 trial for the 2004 killing of Johnstone's boyfriend, Richard King of Mantua.
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