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Innovative Jewelry Crafting: The Dannunzio Difference

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Nothing in natural diamond jewelry compares to Dannunzio’s Mirror Collection — a line that has a look unparalleled in the industry.

“I have spent the past 15 years perfecting an assembly technique that shows off a genuine diamond’s luster to its fullest,” says Artie Dannunzio, CEO of Dannunzio. “No one matches our mirror effect. Each piece of jewelry we design hides a mirror of polished gold within. When we suspend a diamond above this mirror, refracted light glimmers around and through each facet of the stone. This enhances a diamond’s brilliance in such a way that even professionals have difficulty determining its actual size.”

Deep below the earth’s surface, where temperatures rise to 1,300 degrees Celsius, and pressures build to 50,000 times that of the atmosphere, carbon atoms crystallize into diamonds. Just like snowflakes, each natural diamond has a unique pattern that tells the story of its intense formation, and no two diamonds are alike.

The rare and unique beauty of natural diamonds inspired Dannunzio’s innovation. His brand is committed to showcasing each stone’s individual story with fresh and distinct artistry.

Dannunzio’s Mirror Collection bears the distinction of integrating one of the few design-related patents in the jewelry sector. While innovators in this space commonly apply for patents for mechanisms such as clasps or watch mechanics, they rarely protect their designs. After all, centuries of design revolve primarily around similar ways to twist, curve, and bend metal.

At last, however, the Mirror Collection offers a fresh design worthy of a formal patent. Above all else, this innovation fulfills Dannunzio’s long-standing dream to revolutionize natural diamond jewelry with something utterly new.

Inserting the miniature gold mirror inside a new piece of jewelry and setting the diamond above takes a skilled craftsman over two months. Each item incorporating Dannunzio’s revolutionary assembling technique is obviously the result of considerable effort and care.

“Seeing a person’s thrill as they take in a diamond’s splendor from every vantage point makes all our hard work worthwhile,” Dannunzio explains. I can’t even begin to convey the visual impact — you just have to see it for yourself.

Diamonds are forever, which is why Dannunzio honors each natural diamond with both innovation and a design worthy of its long-lasting elegance. His Mirror Collection is careful to respect both progress and tradition. Though each diamond sparkles and flashes in wholly new ways, its setting integrates classic and time-honored elements.

This tie between tradition and originality springs from a family legacy that spans decades. When he was a young boy, Dannunzio watched his grandfather and father create exquisite jewelry completely by hand, leaning over their shoulders as they formed wax prototypes for each unique work of art.

Even at that young age, Dannunzio remembers an intense curiosity about how his family’s jewelry designs came to be. He could see the quality and attention to detail his father put into every piece, and desperately wanted to be a part of it.

“My grandfather and father had ready access to twisted metal wire, just like any other jeweler of the day,” he recalls, “but instead of purchasing this, they chose to twist their own wire every time. To ensure the best quality, they painstakingly finished each item by hand. After 40 years at the helm, I still take my cues from them. I continue to value the one-of-a-kind quality of handmade goods over the convenience of mass production.”

Like his family, Dannunzio sets himself apart as both a master artisan and an innovative designer. He began working alongside his father full-time at the age of 14. “When I started, I was delivering coffee and sweeping the shop floor. Finally, I worked my way to the position I dreamed of for so long: jewelry design.”

Despite unconventional designs, Dannunzio upholds the value of tradition. “My goal is to provide the world fresh takes on tried-and-true styles,” he concludes. “Progress in any field requires people to take risks. In innovative diamond jewelry design, this means breathing fresh life into established concepts by trying them in novel contexts. By bringing inspiration to the industry’s long tradition of craftsmanship, we can give the world entirely unexpected designs in natural diamond jewelry, such as the Mirror Collection.”

Eli Marcus is the Chief Marketing Officer of NYC’s largest circulation Visitor Magazine, City Guide, where he holds the distinction of affectionately being known as “The Mayor of Times Square” for his tenure as the longest serving hospitality professional in all of NYC. Eli is also the inspirational host of The Motivation Show podcast (ranked in the top 1% of podcasts in the world by Listen Notes) where he interviews famous Motivational Speakers, Celebrities, NY Times Best Selling Authors, Health Experts, Mega-Successful Entrepreneurs & more! Listeners can hear Eli on Apple Podcasts, IHeart Radio, Spotify, Google Podcasts or any podcast listing app or just click here: https://open.spotify.com/show/3NVmTDAvGbzooN8TCW7tuN As the former CEO of The Seminar Center in NYC, he has produced events for a Who’s Who of Celebs, best-selling book authors, experts, etc. They included: Michael Jackson at Carnegie Hall, Mark Victor Hansen, Iyanla Vanzant, Davy Jones, Les Brown, Don Miguel Ruiz, Judy Collins & hundreds Here is a video of Eli speaking https://youtu.be/6xtVGmb0Pf8.

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Live From The Hotel Edison Times Square Chronicles Presents Shani Grosz, Dee Rivera, Shani Grosz, Daniela Reginato and Jane Elissa

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“Live From The Hotel Edison Times Square Chronicles Presents”, is a new show that is filmed live every Wednesday from 5 – 6 in the lobby of the iconic Hotel Edison, before a live audience. We will run the video on our site every Thursday and then it moves onto the podcast networks.

In this episode T2C’s publisher and owner Suzanna Bowling talks with Dee Rivera, Shani Grosz, Daniela Reginato and Jane Elissa. This show was all about women entrepreneurs and empowering women. 
We were so proud because the show and our guests are now featured on the TV screens in the lobby and the hotel rooms.

I am so grateful to my guests Dee, Shani, Daniela and Jane for joining me. Thank-you Magda Katz for videoing and creating the content to go live, the audience who showed up to support us, Rommel Gopez and The Hotel Edison  for their kindness and hospitality.

We hope to see you there on February 28th. We will announce our guests shortly.

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Is Envirem Skin Defense The EMF/5G Answer?

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Looking for a way to detox from environmental toxins? Envirem can offer tips and advice on how to avoid toxins and live a healthier life. Whether it’s in the form of air pollution, water contamination, or even the food we eat, toxins are everywhere. But there are ways to protect ourselves and our families from these harmful substances. Envirem is here to help you make the best choices for your health and the environment. Envirem is the perfect solution for those looking for an effective way to protect their health and prevent disease and aging caused by environmental factors.

The skin is the largest organ of the body, and therefore, is the first line of defense from the harmful effects of the environment, disease, illness, toxins, and heavy metals. Current technologies lack to fully address the monitoring and identifying of skin needs as well as delivering pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, biotechnology, vitamins, formulas, and oils. Even at its optimal condition, skin has limitations as it pertains to temperature, pH, conductivity, water resistance, chemical/solvent resistance, and flexibility and durability. Dr. Christina Rahm’s patent-pending skin coating innovation acts as a first line of defense from outside invaders such as environmental pollutants, disease, illness, toxins, and heavy metals. The structure of the skin coating incorporates a formula using stabilized ionic silver, citric acid, and nano-sized zeolite solutions in combination with iron oxide nanoparticles.

Dr. Rahm’s innovation integrates inflammation-free, highly gas-permeable, ultra-thin, lightweight and stretchable sensors through a conductive nano-mesh structure to utilize the skin as a wireless system that could detect, identify, and provide protection and remove bacteria, viruses, funguses, parasites, toxins, heavy metals, nuclear waste, pollution, and pesticides/herbicides which causes disease and aging.

Envirem Skin Defense uses a patent-pending, proprietary blend of orthosilicic acid, hypochlorous acid, vitamins, and minerals aimed to guard your skin from environmental pollutants while positioning itself to deeply nourish and moisturize the skin. While Envirem Skin Defense does not make claims to be anti-microbial, anti-bacterial or anti-pesticide, it was developed with the goal of providing further protection to your skin against the dangers of 5G technology, EMF radiation, heavy metals, viruses, bacteria, parasites, and fungi.

Key ingredients include:

  • Water
  • Hypochlorous Acid
  • Orthosilicic Acid Blend
  • vitamin C
  • aloe vera
  • Vitamin B3

Envirem Skin Defense uses a patent-pending, proprietary blend of orthosilicic acid, hypochlorous acid, vitamins, and minerals aimed to guard your skin from environmental pollutants while positioning itself to deeply nourish and moisturize the skin. While Envirem Skin Defense does not make claim to be anti-microbial, anti-bacterial or anti-pesticide, it was developed with the goal of providing further protection to your skin against the dangers of 5G technology, EMF radiation, heavy metals, viruses, bacteria, parasites, and fungi.

Benefits may include:

  • Improvement in skin health, reduction of water loss and increase skin hydration
  • Improvement in variety of skin conditions in humans
  • Anti-Inflammatory and anti-microbial properties
  • Aid in repairing skin damage

DIRECTION: Spray evenly onto the skin.

To buy this product click here https://therootbrands.com/Suzkismet

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Eli Manning and Old Spice Team Up for Super Bowl Fun

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Super Bowl weekend is about fun and the love of sports and more. Two-time Super Bowl MVP, Eli Manning, is in a new spot featuring  Old Spice.

Bringing surprising freshness to unexpected places, Manning and the brand made a surprise appearance at the iconic Little White Wedding Chapel as the couple was heading down the aisle this week in Las Vegas.

“A wedding is like winning the championship, and I wanted to do my part to ensure Omar stays 24/7 fresh from pits to toes on his wedding day with new Old Spice Total Body deodorant,” said Manning.

I now pronounce you MANning & WIFE! 
Eli Manning, teamed up with Old Spice to intercept the wedding of football fans Omar & Lauren Mejia at the iconic Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas during Super Bowl week. “A wedding is like winning the championship, and I wanted to do my part to ensure Omar stays 24/7 fresh from pits to toes on his wedding day with new Old Spice Total Body deodorant,” said Manning on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2024 in Las Vegas. (Doug Benc/AP Images for Old Spice)

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Royal Caribbean Creates Regal Travel Moments to 2024 with Icon of the Seas

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This is what it means to have a dream come true. January 2024 kicked off with a bang with the epic launch of the all-new Icon of the Seas. Royal Caribbean dazzled the travel industry when they started things off with the enchanting naming celebration led by the regal and legendary sports star Lionel Messi.

The official debut in Miami saw host Mario Lopez introduce the most decorated player in history as guests were thrilled by the most exciting celebration to date. Bestowing safekeeping onto the world’s best family vacation, the dedicated crew and the millions of families who will set in years to come the super player was joined at the milestone event by President and CEO of Royal Caribbean Group Jason Liberty, President and CEO of Royal Caribbean International Michael Bayley and Icon’s captain, Henrik Loy.

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“Family is everything to me, and it was exciting to take part in welcoming what is the world’s best family vacation to Miami,” said Messi, who now bears the official title of Royal Caribbean’s Icon of Icon. “Everything I’ve seen on Icon of the Seas is next level. There are experiences for the whole family to make memories that they’ll remember forever.”

The beautiful sentiment on the joy and wonder of the ship that is divine and offers a special feeling for everyone who steps on board was further expressed.

“We did it! After seven years of pursuing the bold vision to create a one-of-a-kind vacation for every type of family and adventurer, Icon of the Seas has become a reality,” said Bayley enthusiastically during the ceremony. “Officially naming Icon marks more than the introduction of a new ship; it is the start of a new era of vacations, and we’re excited to see tens of millions of families and friends make their mark with memories they create together and on their own adventures without compromise.”

After the ceremony in the AquaDome and Messi’s presiding over the ship’s naming, the splendid cultural experience of being on Icon of the Seas took full formation in every glorious way one can imagine.

“Icon of the Seas is the culmination of more than 50 years of dreaming, innovating and living our mission – to deliver the world’s best vacation experiences responsibly. She is the ultimate multi-generational family vacation, forever changing the status quo in family travel and fulfilling vacation dreams for all ages on board,” stated Liberty.

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More than just a statement, it was part of the realization that this big dream was now a massively wonderful reality. On board, it takes a few days to fully absorb this masterful ingenuity. Across eight neighborhoods  are firsts and next-level favorites for every traveler including more than 40 restaurants, bars and lounges including those found in the popular Central Park; six record-breaking water slides at Category 6 and the Crown’s Edge experience at 154 feet above the ocean. There are also such mind-blowing aspects as an unheard of seven pools and the first suspended infinity pool at sea.

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It is astonishing to witness these things that give equal joy to all ages. From perfectly blended family experiences with the coolest kid pool areas with plenty of room for parents to watch and relax from an incorporated bar and restaurant scene to a remarkable set-up for the traveler looking for an adults-only experience in other designated areas, Icon of the Seas is a playground for the young just as much as the young at heart.

Top this all with earth shattering entertainment that touches your soul. From the musical stage interpretation of “The Wizard of Oz” to the magical ice skating extravaganza “Starburst: Elemental Beauty,” there is never a dull moment. The night gets especially swept away the remarkable “Aqua Action!” The beloved Aquadome signature show on Icon of the Seas has truly been taken to a new height, especially with one duet of a flying love story over water that gives a whole new prolific meaning to romance.

The love can only be equally expressed when it comes to the fantastic emotions you will have when you are on Icon of the Seas. Yes, it is the biggest and best cruise ship in the world. It lives up to the hype in the most spectacular way. Every detail from innovative design elements that are luxurious and full of grand gestures to the impeccable service of the Royal Caribbean is what makes your time aboard the most radical vacation itinerary to date. It is not just another cruise. This is a moment in your life that will always create a sweet and special memory. It will forever be your iconic moment.

Vacationers can now get away on the new vacation for the first time and island hop in the tropics. Each 7-night Eastern or Western Caribbean adventure from Miami features idyllic destinations in the Caribbean and an unmatched day of thrill and chill at Royal Caribbean’s award-winning private island, Perfect Day at CocoCay in The Bahamas. Plus, dialing up the perfect on Perfect Day in January 2024 is the private island’s first adults-only escape, Hideaway Beach, an all-day experience complete with a private beach and pools, new dedicated spots for drinks and bites, exclusive cabanas, live music and more.

For more information and to book your dream vacation today, please visit HERE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Amazing Adventures for Adults on Icon of the Seas

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Royal Caribbean gets so much rightfully deserved credit for being a perfect family cruise. But, it is worthy of noting the truly amazing adventures that adults can find on Icon of the Seas.

The felicitous features found on this cruise elevate the travel experience to soaring heights. From the moment you are on board you see there is a distinct difference for the grown-up. There are several areas that are designated for adults-only that rival the biggest five-star hotels and resorts around the globe in the category. The

For the real daredevil, the newest Royal Caribbean highlight is the Crown’s Edge.  Put yourself on the walkway for a fear-inducing challenge that’s part skywalk and

Even an excursion at CocoCay in the Bahamas becomes a day made for the adult memory books. The perfect day got exquisitely fantastic with the newest offering is the private island’s first adults-only escape called Hideaway Beach. The beachfront paradise is divine and you will feel as if you have the privilege of being brought here.

The charming view in the stunning cove is like that of an image on a romantic postcard. Ticketed guests at the all-day experience have access to the private beach and infinity plunge pool, scrumptious spots for out of this world cocktails and bites, exclusive cabanas, live music and DJ sets that will have you dancing from sun up until call back to the ship.

Design elements on Icon of the Seas were all done with careful consideration for the adult traveler. Great applause is deeply rewarded for the elements are so equally balanced for the ideal family experience directly alongside the perfect adult excursion. It is so unique to find this quality in the travel industry. When Royal Caribbean boasts that they have something for everyone they mean it. You never feel like the worlds collide as you do many times when other cruise ships try to accomplish this vibe. Yet, the accomplishment of a well-tuned and lavish Icon of the Seas is something that rings of the wave of the future. All find bliss. All find joy on this phenomenal vacation experience.

For more information and to book your perfect adults-only experience today, please visit HERE.

 

 

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