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Sotheby’s spotlights the world’s leading Black jewelry designers in September selling exhibitionSee more
IGI To Award Prize Toward Sustainability
“Jewelers on a Mission” invites stores to describe why sustainability is important for a chance to win.See more
Alex Šepkus (1954–2021)
The industry mourns and remembers the late jewelry designerSee more
Lugano Diamonds, a four-store upscale retailer and jewelry designer based in Newport Beach, Calif., has been purchased by investment company Compass Diversified (CODI) for an enterprise value of $256 million. The company will continue to be led by its current leadership team, including cofounder and current CEO Moti Ferder. Its existing owners and management will…
Of all the social media sensations, who knew a gilded mac and cheese–themed necklace could stand among the greats, giving one small retailer that specializes in food-themed fine jewelry a pre-holiday push along the way. This week, Delicacies Jewelry and Panera Bread created a collaboration that went viral: a gold chain bedazzled with three gold-plated…
The vintage engagement ring is a much-clamored-for item, for a number of reasons. First, imagine owning a piece of history as the center of your own love story!
IGI, the first gemological laboratory to commit to carbon neutrality, is working to unite the industry with a new campaign focused on sustainability. IGI’s “Jewelers on a Mission” initiative invites eligible stores to complete a brief application describing why sustainability is important to their businesses and communities.
Diamond Foundry is planning to open its second lab-grown diamond production facility in Trujillo, Spain, which is located in the country’s Extremadura region. The 322,000-square-foot factory is due to start producing single-crystal diamond chips in 2024, with total production eventually ramping up to 10 million cts. While the plant will focus on producing industrial diamonds…
Hey, everyone. The webinar I did with PriceScope has been posted. John Pollard did a great job asking questions about my views on such things as the future of lab-grown diamonds and my favorite and least favorite stories I’ve ever done, as well as my first book—including the pressing question of who would I cast…
One of the beautiful things—among many—about sapphire is that it doesn’t have to be present in a massive carat size to be impactful.
Before the pandemic, December was one of the busiest months for jewelers. Now, every month is shopping season. Shoppers have money to spend and they are ready to buy, but how they are buying looks a little different, too.