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1. Biography of Louis Oppenstein (1875-1938), Jeweler Biography of Louis Oppenstein (1875-1938), Jeweler 1999

2. Biography of Barnett Helzberg Sr. (1902-1976), Businessman Biography of Barnett Helzberg Sr. (1902-1976), Businessman 1999

3. Jaccard Jewelry Advertisement Jaccard Jewelry Advertisement March 7, 1905 Ad for the jewelry company at 1034 Main Street with an illustration of the "official Souvenir Spoon of Kansas City, Missouri."

4. Jaccard's Kansas City Jaccard's Kansas City ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for Jaccard's showing a portrait of Millard Filmore. One of two cards with similar design and portrait of a former president. Front of card gives his dates of birth, death, and presidency...

5. Jaccard's Kansas City Jaccard's Kansas City ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for Jaccard's showing a portrait of Thomas Jefferson. One of two cards with similar design and portrait of a former president. Front of card gives dates of his birth, death, and presidency...

6. Tiffany Heads Back to Plaza Tiffany Heads Back to Plaza March 13, 2004 After a 20-year absence, Tiffany and Company, the New York jewelry retailer, designer, manufacturer, and distributor founded in 1837, returns to the Country Club Plaza. It will locate in the northeast...

7. Business that began in Basement is Being Sold for $650 Million Business that began in Basement is Being Sold for $650 Million July 13, 2010 Article about how Bonnie Kelly and Teresa Walsh built a home-based business, Silpada Designs which sells silver jewelry through home parties, into an enterprise with $230 million a year in revenues. Avon...

8. Jaccard Jewelry Stores Jaccard Jewelry Stores April 12, 1905 Article about the jewelry manufacturing business's operations.

9. A Case as Cold as Ice A Case as Cold as Ice August 31, 2013 Article covers the inactive investigation of the Vinca Jewelry heist on September 6, 2010. Simon Zouein, the owner of the shop, is interviewed and expresses his dissatisfaction with the Kansas City Police...

10. Helzberg Diamond Shops Helzberg Diamond Shops June 28, 1905 Article describes the beginnings of the Helzberg retail jewelry business. The author writes that Barnett Helzberg opened his first shop on August 18, 1920, at age 17, at 532 Minnesota Avenue, in Kansas...

11. Taking a Shine Taking a Shine Winter 2004 Article describes the work of metalsmith Robyn Nichols. Her work often incorporates elements from the natural world and Judaica. Nichols was one of the pioneers in the development of the Crossroads Arts...

12. Wholesale Jewelry Trade Wholesale Jewelry Trade January 1900 Article describing the wholesale and manufacturing jewelers of Kansas City and the increase in volume of their business during 1899. Individual reviews of each business is included in the article.

13. Tivol Marks Century Milestone Tivol Marks Century Milestone January 1, 2010 Article profiles Tivol jewelers of Kansas City, a company celebrating its 100th-year anniversary. The business was founded in 1910 by Jewish immigrant Charles Tivol. It is currently headed by CEO Cathy...

14. Repp Heiress's Jewels Taken Repp Heiress's Jewels Taken July/29/1968 Biographical article about "Mrs. Winifrede Repp Railey [or Winifrede Railey] of Kansas City, staying at the Royal hotel" in Copenhagen, Denmark as "the victim Saturday of what is reported to be Denmark's...

15. Our President's Biography Our President's Biography Summer//1998 Biographical article about Joe Montanari, "the 1998 elected president of the Westport Historical Society" and "the president of Montanari Fine Art Jewelers" established on Westport Road about 1973 and...

16. His Coins at Museum Show U. S.: Commemorative Issues His Coins at Museum Show U. S.: Commemorative Issues September/6/1953 Biographical article about Joseph Schmandt, an 83-year-old "retired jeweler of 2115 West [73rd Street Terrace], Johnson County, Kansas." Native of Germany emigrating to Kansas City in the early 1900s as...

17. Emerging from Father's Shadow: Schottenheimer, Stowers, Tivol, Rose, McCallister Emerging from Father's Shadow: Schottenheimer, Stowers, Tivol, Rose, McCallister June//1995 Biographical description of Tom Tivol, "president of Tivol Jewels since the mid-1980s" and his father Harold Tivol and his grandfather Charles Tivol, founder of the company in 1910.

18. James Kenmuir James Kenmuir 1908 Biographical sketch of James Kenmuir (1838-1902), "associated with the jewelry trade" of Kansas City, a native of Ireland emigrating to Kansas City in 1873 with "a store on Main Street" between 7th and...

19. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of John Landes, "purchasing agent for the board of public works of Kansas City," born in Pennsylvania in 1846 and starting out a a jeweler in Sedalia, Missouri, before coming to Kansas...

20. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Oscar Kaempff, "the head of the oldest jewelry manufacturing establishment of the city," born in Baltimore in 1871 and coming to Kansas City in 1874. Also "vice president of the...