• Art San Diego 2014 – Jewelry and Art

    Charles Koll Jewelers Prepares to “Inter.Play” at Art San Diego 2014 Jewelry ShowcaseSan Diego, CA – Local custom jewelry designer Charles Koll Jewelers announces its third appearance and new exhibition at the Art San Diego 2014 Jewelry Showcase. The theme of this year’s showcase is Inter.Play, and Charles Koll Jewelers…

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  • Where Do Diamonds Get Their Value

    Have you ever wondered why two diamonds that seem the exact same can have vastly different values? For the answer check out this video produced by Charles Koll Jewelers CEO Malcolm Koll.  

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  • Gold vs. Platinum

    An engagement ring is not just any other ring. This ring symbolizes a curious combination of emotions: anxiety, excitement, fear, joy, doubt, hope, and, most of all, an overflowing sense of love and devotion. The ring that you choose will embody all this and provide a daily reminder of this…

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  • Mall Store Myths

    The Mall Jeweler is often identified as… a chain store offering undistinguished merchandise at prices discounted from inflated base prices. While inaccurate, these assumptions aren’t unbelievable.How else does a thriving business exist with perpetual “50% off” signs? Add the generous but profitless “no interest” financing and many are left wondering…

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  • How Jewelry Financing Works Against The Consumer

    Our industry can, loosely, be divided into two categories: Purveyors of jewelry and those who sell financing with jewelry as the vehicle to create consumer debt.  And the distinction is dramatic. In fine jewelry stores each piece has a value stated by its price.  In credit jewelry store the price…

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