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Jewelry Part III - Jewelry Through the Ages

BRG Primers 101 | PUBLISHED 11.24.20 | Jennifer Ventresca
Bring on the Blingology: Jewelry Through the Ages | BRG

Styles and forms of jewelry have transformed through the ages, while others have become ubiquitous with good design. Join us on a brief trip back in time to explore key eras in the history of jewelry.

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Jewelry Part II - Processing Jewelry in the Lab

BRG Primers 101 | PUBLISHED 11.19.20 | Jennifer Ventresca
Bring on the Blingology -- Inside BRG's Jewelry Lab | BRG

When it comes to jewelry, knowledge is definitely power! How can you tell the difference between something that is pure versus plated? How can you determine the difference between a real diamond versus some of the really beautiful modern-day high-end cubic zirconias on the market? It just so happens, that BRG has its own jewelry lab and now we're giving you an inside peek inside.

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Jewelry Part I - Jewelry Word Power

BRG Primers 101 | PUBLISHED 11.09.20 | Jennifer Ventresca
BRG guide to all things bling-y | BRG

If you've ever wanted to journey into the world of gemology and all things blingy, then you won't want to miss this eight part BRG jewelry series: "Bring on the Blingology" starting with this fun quiz on some basic jewelry terms. It's time to test your jewelry word power.

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BRG's Brands Expansion Leads to Welcoming New Team Talent

BRG Happenings | PUBLISHED 10.27.20 | Jennifer Ventresca

BRG and all its brands have been expanding both geographically and with talent. We've been very busy over the last month or so with resume reviews, interviews, hiring, and onboarding. Now, we’re thrilled to introduce a large handful of new BRGers to you — from New England to Texas and everywhere in between.     BRG - CORPORATE BRG’s marketing communications department is expanding

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National Consignment Day

BRG Happenings | PUBLISHED 10.05.20 | Jennifer Ventresca
National Consignment Day - Tweed Metallic Gold Jacket With Matching Scarf | BRG

What "holiday" promotes awareness of apparel industry waste with the end goal of reducing that waste? Learn more here.

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Lifetime of Globetrotting Leads to Impressive Curation of Photos, Artifacts, Textiles & More

On the Auction Block | PUBLISHED 09.29.20 | Jennifer Ventresca
A photo from Barbara Paul's  | BRG

What do rhythmic drums, gentle waves, distant and echoing roar of lions, local tribes people, and festivals have in common? Everything, for one globe-trotting couple. These are just a small sampling of the exotic sights and sounds that Barbara Paul and her husband experienced. Now see their personal curated collection of artifacts, textiles, and more.

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Howdy, Dallas. Here We Come!

BRG Happenings | PUBLISHED 09.08.20 | Jennifer Ventresca
Dallas, here we come, y’all! | BRG

What’s bigger than Dallas? Nothing. Which is why BRG is headed to the Lone Star State with our newest warehouse and showroom ... BRG-Dallas. Click to discover more about BRG-Dallas.

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Estate Sales in the Age of Covid

Estates 101 | PUBLISHED 08.28.20 | Jennifer Ventresca
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Online estate and liquidation sales are safer and more secure than traditional estate style sales in a COVID-19 world. Why? How? Discover the answers here.

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Three Reasons to Love Our New Dallas GM

BRG Happenings | PUBLISHED 08.21.20 | ADMIN
Lisa Steele, BRG-Dallas General Manager with her family. | BRG

The entire team here at BRG is excited to introduce our newest BRGer who will head-up operations of BRG-Dallas as General Manager ... Lisa Steele. We love her and we know you will too. To help you get to know her a bit, here are three reasons to love her (there are obviously countless reasons, but we'll stick with our

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What to Do When You’re Tasked with Selling Mom & Dad’s Estate

Estates 101 | PUBLISHED 05.12.20 | Jennifer Ventresca
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Sooner or later most of us will be faced with the task of liquidating the life-long collections and possessions of a beloved family member ... our parents. Learn some do's and don'ts from the estate liquidation experts.

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