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Shop LC Leaks Details on Traditional Retail Jewelry Supply Chain Markups and How to Avoid Them

Home shopping channel explains how your regular jewelry purchase might be costing you too much

Published: Nov. 9, 2021 at 6:33 AM EST|Updated: 2 hours ago

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Jewelry is expensive. But does it have to be? Shop LC, a vertically integrated retailer of jewelry, explains how the supply chain adds excess cost to consumers.

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UNDER $10 JEWELRY AT SHOP LC

“Providing the best value for money isn’t that hard,” explains Amit Agarwal, Shop LC President. “While materials like 14K gold can account for around 60 to 80 percent of an items cost, there are ways to improve affordability. For instance, Under $10 jewelry often uses a sterling silver base with a finish of gold, providing exceptional value while preserving the look of solid gold.”

In the traditional manufacturing process for gemstone jewelry, a high markup occurs with gems

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Idaho woman says she dresses ‘like a Muslim’ to avoid masks

An Idaho woman said she dresses “like a Muslim” to dodge coronavirus mask-wearing policies.

A woman who identified herself as Katie Dugger told the Lewiston City Council that she wears “a burka” in public so she doesn’t have to wear a mask, according to a video recording of the Jan. 25 meeting. The council was reviewing a public health order on “physical distancing and face coverings” during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“I’m wearing this because the only way I could go to school today is I had to act like I had on a freaking burka,” Dugger said during the meeting. “I have to cover my face like I’m a Muslim.”

At the meeting, Dugger wore a scarf around her head, but it did not cover her mouth or nose. She said she is a student at Lewis-Clark State College and took time off from school in the spring because of

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