Ramble On Ron

Diamonds, Music and other Facets of Life

The Meaning of “Mazal” In The Diamond Business

After reading an article in New York Magazine titled “The Secret Slang of the Diamond Diamond District,” I thought that this would be a good opportunity to write a blog post about the most important term in the diamond business, MAZL,(or mazel or mazal) and what it means. Also, I wanted to explain that this [...]

You Gotta Be Lucky

My grandfather used to tell my father every day, “You gotta be lucky”.  My father used to wonder to himself, “Why is he telling me this every single day?” Well, because it’s true. My father is realizing it as he gets older, seeing his friends get older and some becoming sick.  I am realizing it [...]