Mary Wisniewski grew up on a dirt road in the suburbs of Detroit and currently lives in LA and NY with a maltipoo, a record player and an espresso machine. She likes to read and talk to strangers.
Men's jewelry, long relegated to a distant showcase and a small part of the average jeweler's inventory, is finally getting not only respect but retail real estate.
Gems caught up in controversy are nothing new. Consider the current Burmese ruby debate or the blood diamond furor of 2006, but the latest material to take a turn in the hot seat is coral, and unlike the others, it's alive.