No Recession In The Chronicle's Holiday Gift Guide
Yet we are still astounded by how outrageous some of the Chronicle's gift suggestions are, given the current state of things. Among the offenders:
-- a $34,650 natural fancy intense yellow oval diamond pendant from I W Marks;
-- a $48,975 diamond bangle from I W Marks; and
-- a $14,000 Howard Miller Limited Edition "J.H. Miller" floor clock from Moore Time.
Lordy. You could buy those three gifts, or you could buy a house. Granted, it would be a small house, and the neighborhood might not be so nice, but still: a house.
- Cathy Matusow