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It was 2010 when I got a call from my casting company in New Mexico. “I want you to start using this new metal!” When Dominic (my caster) says something to me like that, I listen. It turns out Dominic, a top metallurgist, was hired to run all the technical specs on a new platinum sterling alloy that Allura Precious Metals | ABI International had patented. If Dominic thought

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Check out this amazing look at designers Shimell & Madden! Emma’s expertise in craft and conceptual design and Luke’s experience as a goldsmith enable them to create unique infusions of science and fashion in their jewelry collections. 12318

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Bob and Rose Goodman

Upon graduation from the University of Michigan, Raymond went to work in the family’s business of jewelry manufacturing and wholesale, Goodman & Company. Ray became a traveling salesman in a four-door Buick, advertised at the time in the depths of the Great Depression with a special retail price of $995 (sales tax was unheard of in those days). When Ray crashed his Buick in Gladewater, Texas and wanted to replace it with another

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Bob and Rose Goodman

Every Thursday evening when Bob works late at the store, my 94-year-old father-in-law Raymond and I have dinner together. We have had this tradition for many years. Thursdays used to be the day that my in-laws would go out to dinner. When my mother-in-law Marjorie passed away in 1997, Ray would eat out with Irene, Bob’s aunt. But after Irene passed away a few years later, I was the one to continue the

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