10 Most Popular Jewelry News Stories: Week of Jan. 14



A roundup of JCK’s top stories from the past week.

Harry Winston Sold to Swatch

Harry Winston—the legendary jeweler whose name has been hailed in film, TV, and song—has been sold to watchmaking giant Swatch Group.

Jewelry TV Cofounder Jerry Sisk Dies

Gerald D. Sisk Jr., cofounder and executive vice president of Jewelry Television, died in his sleep on Jan. 13 at age 59.

The Big List: Who Wore What Jewelry to the 2013 Golden Globes

This year’s Golden Globe Awards had it all: entertaining hosts, a plethora of stars in great gowns, and, of course, gorgeous jewelry.

Platinum Price Overtakes Gold’s for First Time in Months

What many see as the natural order of precious metals has been restored—at least for the moment.

Lawsuit Attempts to Block Harry Winston Acquisition of Ekati

The man generally credited with discovering the Ekati mine has commenced legal action to block Harry Winston’s acquisition of the Canadian diamond deposit.

And the Best Jewelry Award Goes to…

The star-studded crowd at the Golden Globes had nothing on the sparkling masses that descended on the ballroom of the Waldorf-Astoria on Saturday night for the 111th annual Twenty-Four Karat Club gala.

Get the Jewelry Look: The 2013 Golden Globes

Check out some of the biggest trends from the Golden Globes red carpet and be prepared to fill your showcases with some of the great selections from JCK Marketplace.

Jewelry That’s Coming to America

Overseas-based manufacturers are betting on the maturity of U.S. consumers to give their brands a boost.

Top 10 Tweets From the 2013 Golden Globes Red Carpet

Check out our favorite jewelry industry tweets from the Jan. 13 festivities.

Bronstein Wins Court Case Over Aurora Collection

Noted colored diamond expert Alan Bronstein has won a bitter court case that challenged his stake in the Aurora Gems collection of colored diamonds.