Developing Protocols to Ensure Natural Diamond Authenticity

Previous articles in this series (to refresh your memory, click here and here) have explained why full supply-chain transparency is critical for the gem industry in the age of lab-grown diamonds. This final installment is intended to detail how such an initiative could be carried out. Since lab-...

JCK Magazine | May 23, 2016
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Citizen Watch Acquires Frederique Constant Group

The acquisition is part of Citizen’s multi-brand strategy to add Swiss brands to its portfolio

Logan Sachon | May 27, 2016

Kendra Bridelle Joins Judith Ripka Ltd.

Industry veteran Kendra Bridelle, a past president of the Women’s Jewelry Association, has joined Judith Ripka Ltd. as vice president of sales. Bridelle has worked for Thomas Sabo. Judith Ripka Ltd. is the brand’s fine jewelry couture collection. It is manufactured and distributed by...

Rob Bates | May 27, 2016

This Week in Jewelry Instagrams: Madonna and Riri in Diamonds at the Billboard Music Awards

Madge, Riri, and more musicians wore outrageous diamond designs to the Billboard Music Awards on May 23. Check out the above infographic for the details on some of the designs. 

Jennifer Heebner | May 27, 2016

Snapchat Is Becoming Pay-to-Play

The platform is reportedly following Facebook’s lead in charging brands for eyeballs

Emili Vesilind | May 26, 2016

Signet Opening Dozens of New Stores, Reevaluating Credit Portfolio

The jewelry giant sees strong results from Kay and Piercing Pagoda, as well as Ever Us, bracelets, bangles, and branded bridal

Rob Bates | May 26, 2016

The GIA Mystery Treatment Case Lands in Court

Remember that alleged mystery treatment GIA said temporarily improves a diamond’s color? There’s now a lawsuit about it.

Rob Bates | May 26, 2016 | Cutting Remarks

GIA to Debut Melee Screening in June

The pilot program will be based at GIA’s lab in New York

Logan Sachon | May 26, 2016

Hot Topics at JCK Las Vegas 2016

Get these events on your schedule before you go to the show

Brittany Siminitz | May 26, 2016

Style Spotlight: 5 New Ear Climbers Debuting in Las Vegas

Ear climbers are on trend and offer a fun way for consumers to wear a bit of bling on the lobe. Here are five new pairs you can find at next week’s Las Vegas jewelry shows. Triple Star ear climber in 14k gold, $90 apiece; Royal Chain   JCK Las Vegas B36155  ...

Jennifer Heebner | May 26, 2016 | Style 360

Diamond Developments You Should Be Following: May 25

JCK’s Diamond Wednesday roundup of stories that have the trade talking

Rob Bates | May 25, 2016
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