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Diamond District


Aggressive Jewelry Hawkers Scaring People, Hurting Business In Midtown

The price of gold is about $1,700 an ounce, and that bring outs the hawkers — aggressive salesmen on West 47th Street who offer to buy your gold jewelry at incredible prices.


Gold jewelry (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Diamond District Cashing In On High Price Of Gold

Michael Toback, the president and owner of Myron Toback, Inc., says there could be a fortune sitting in your closet or on your dresser.


Diamond (file / credit: AP)

WCBS 880 Interview: Raffi Stepanian – Diamond Hunter Of 47th Street

We like to bring you the stories of people who’ve found unique ways to make a living. Today, we introduce you to a man who pays the bills with nothing but a pair of tweezers – on his hands and knees.