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Tiffany & Co. to open manufacturing plant in Ky.

| Friday, Nov. 5, 2010

Upscale jewelry and gift seller Tiffany & Co. is opening a manufacturing plant in Lexington that will employ 125 people.

The New York-based company broke ground on the plant Wednesday. The retailer has a store at the Ross Park Mall.

Known around the world for high-end jewelry in turquoise boxes, Tiffany & Co. officials said the quality of life in Lexington was among the top reasons it chose to locate there.

The 25,000-square-foot plant in the Bluegrass Business Park is expected to be operating by spring. Product lines will include engagement jewelry, diamond pendants and earrings and the Tiffany "Keys" collection.

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