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Advantages of Internet Stores

With the rise of online commerce (eCommerce) and reliable online jewelry stores, the competition has gone from a couple of stores on the main street in your town to the flashy and expensive mall jewelry stores to - now convenient, competitive online jewelry stores where you can find real values. Many people have concerns about [...]

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How to Spot a Fake Diamond

It is almost impossible to simply look at a diamond and determine whether it is real or not especially if you don’t know much about diamonds. However, there are some steps that you can take to avoid buying a fake diamond. Since diamond is a very unique stone, it has unique properties and most of them [...]

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Sell Your Jewelry Designs Online

Showcase Your Designs. Selling your own jewelry at PippinBass.com is easy. Our storefront is marketed aggressively on the internet and also through many other distribution channels including extensive product catalogs, Pay-Per-Click advertising, banner marketing, e-mail campaigns, affiliate marketing, jewelry shows, corporate shows, jewelry party plans and more. Consumers see and shop outstanding designs and values [...]

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Why Do High Mall Prices end in 99?

Why Do All Prices End in 99 Cents? Why do prices end in 0.99 It is a mystery. Isn’t it? They do not make sense to us so we decided to offer straight prices instead of playing on someone’s psychology and create illusionary discounts. Here are some explanations from various sources. The following are excerpts from [...]

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Internet Jewelry Shopping Tips

Online Stores vs. Traditional StoresWith the rise of online commerce (eCommerce) and reliable online jewelry stores, the competition has gone from a couple of stores on the main street in your town to the flashy and expensive mall jewelry stores to - now convenient, competitive online jewelry stores where you can find real values. Many [...]

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Myths about Blue Turquoise

Turquoise has been a treasured gemstone around the world for thousands of years. It was used for beads by the Egyptians as early as 5500 BC. The deposits in Sinai were already worked out by 4,000 BC. In many cultures, Turquoise is regarded as a harbinger of good fortune, success and health. In ancient Persia it was once [...]

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How can you make your online shopping secure?

A payment gateway is an e-commerce application provider service that authorizes payments for e-businesses, online retailers, bricks and clicks, or traditional brick and mortar. In other words, a payment gateway provides a secure connection between an online store and its internet merchant account. A payment gateway facilitates the transfer of information between a payment portal (such [...]

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Turquoise is Truly a Symbol of the Beauty of the Stone

The name means "Turkish stone" because the trade route that brought it to Europe used to come via Turkey. Some say that in the thirteenth century, Turquoise was named in the mistaken belief that it came from Turkey. Others say that the name comes from the Persian word for Turquoise, firouze, since Persia has been [...]

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