All Articles Tagged "jewelry company"

LL Cool J’s Wife Digging for Gold

February 16th, 2011 - By TheEditor
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(AllHipHop News) LL Cool J’s wife is jumping into the jewelry business with the launch of her own line, named Simone I Smith (SIS).  LL, who stars in the hit series NCIS: Los Angeles, has been married to his wife Simone for over 16-years.  The Simone I Smith line consists of high end earrings and is influenced by her Hip-Hop upbringing.  LL’s wife Simone Smith also grew up in Queens, New York, where she met her husband LL at the tender age of 17.

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From Publishing House to Jewelry Startup

December 21st, 2010 - By TheEditor
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(Entrepreneur) — Until three years ago, Janet Hill Talbert worked as a vice president and executive editor at a major New York publishing house. It was challenging work, and Talbert enjoyed nurturing her writers, including many bestselling authors.  But the stress of the job took its toll, and she started making jewelry as a way to unwind after hectic days. “I needed to make something that was my own,” Talbert says, “since I spent my days helping authors with their creative endeavors.”  At 45, after more than two decades working her way up from editorial assistant to top editor at the Doubleday/Broadway Publishing Group, Talbert walked away from her high-powered career. She is now a full-time jewelry designer and entrepreneur at her own company, On This Rock.

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How I Did It: CEO of Glitterrings Jewelry Company

August 18th, 2010 - By TheEditor
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by R. Asmerom

We caught up with the co-founder and President of fashion ring company, GLITTERRINGS, to talk about how she utilized her years of experience in the jewelry business to launch a very successful company that designs private label brands for big retailers like Nordstrom, Lord & Taylor and the Home Shopping Network.