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July 29, 2015
By Rob Bates, News Director
Gary Roskin, a well-known gemstone expert who wrote for JCK for more than a decade and has taught and worked at the Gemological Institute of America, has been appointed executive director of the...
Jocelyn Prestia of Unhada Jewelry Named 2015 JA Mort Abelson New Designer of the
July 28, 2015
By Jennifer Heebner, Senior Editor
At the JA New York show on July 27, Jocelyn Prestia of Unhada Jewelry was named the 2015 JA Mort Abelson New Designer of the Year.
June 10, 2015
By Logan Sachon, Social Media Journalist
Courtesy GemfieldsThe matching ruby pairGemfields has uncovered a rare pair of matching rubies from its Montepuez ruby mine in Mozambique. The pair, which total 45 cts., will be...
Source Code: The Movement Toward Ethically Sourced Gemstones
May 29, 2015
By Jennifer Heebner, Senior Editor
The federal government’s proposed regulations for the seafood industry, which would require the trade to trace its products from harvest or production to the point where they enter into U.S. commerce...
Colored Stones: Bizzotto’s New Pebbles Collection; Colorful Earring Jackets
May 28, 2015
By Jennifer Heebner, Senior Editor
HOT STOCK TIPIrregular SeasonBizzotto’s new Pebbles collection is laden with irregular cuts of gemstones that translate into one-of-a-kind looks that are delicate, organic, and—best of all—...
Color Trumps Variety: Gem Pricing, June 2015
May 28, 2015
By JCK Staff
Market conditions are more muted than initially projected for midyear. Turmoil in the Middle East and Ukraine continues to foster more caution and restraint. Slower spending in China is just one of...
May 12, 2015
By Jennifer Heebner, Senior Editor
Graduate gemologist and author Renée Newman talked exotic gems with the WJA’s New York Metro chapter last night in Manhattan.The event was held at the International Gemological Institute offices...
Cartier on the Tiger Beat: Barbara Hutton Brooch Goes for $450,000
May 11, 2015
By Logan Sachon, Social Media Journalist
In 1957, Woolworth’s heiress/celebrated jewelry collector Barbara Hutton commissioned Cartier to design a diamond and onyx tiger brooch (not the house’s iconic panther!). Since then, Cartier’s tigers...
The Birdman Cometh: Roberto Coin’s Wild Parrot Ring
May 8, 2015
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
Italian designer Roberto Coin has been creating whimsical critter-themed jewelry for his Animalier collection for years. But depicting the famously flamboyant parrot required some contemplation. “I...
AGTA’s Doug Hucker on His Gem of a Job
May 8, 2015
By Rob Bates, News Director
Douglas Hucker has dedicated his life to the jewelry business. His varied résumé includes stints teaching at GIA, serving as director of marketing for Krementz and Co., and running The Registry, an...
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