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Steven Kaiser, Watch Industry “Connector,” Dies

Steven Kaiser, a widely respected industry figure and consultant who headed numerous watch companies and trade groups, died in his sleep on May 20. He was 68. Kaiser’s shocking and unexpected passing occurred two months after he was twice feted during the industry’s annual 24 Karat Weekend. At the March 18 Jewelers Vigilance Committee (JVC)…

By Rob Bates
May 23, 2022


Which Jewels Will The Queen Wear During Her Platinum Jubilee?

As the owner of perhaps the most exceptional personal jewelry collection in the world, Queen Elizabeth II will surely don some of her most breathtaking and meaningful pieces at her Platinum Jubilee June 2–5 (she is, after all, the first British monarch ever to celebrate such a milestone). Made up of both antique pieces she’s…

By Annie Davidson
May 23, 2022

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Spotlight on 3 New Collections Debuting at JCK Las Vegas 2022

As the JCK Las Vegas and Luxury shows approach, buyers are making their lists and checking them twice.

By Victoria Gomelsky  |  May 09, 2022

Yael Designs’ New Tesserae Collection Is All About That Look

Named after the small blocks of stone, tile, glass, or other materials used to create a mosaic, the new Tesserae collection from San Francisco–based Yael Designs, due to debut at next month’s Luxury show in Las Vegas, combines a wide variety of colored stones in spectacular assortments to provide plenty of bang for the buck.

By Victoria Gomelsky  |  May 09, 2022


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How To Capture Bridal Sales From The 2022 Wedding Boom

This year’s bridal season is expected to be bigger than any since the early 1980s. With more than 2.5 million weddings projected, jewelers face a sea of opportunity for bridal jewelry sales.

By RDI Diamonds  |  April 18, 2022

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Kendra Scott’s Engagement Ring Collection Launches With Lab-Grown Diamonds

With its new engagement ring collection, Kendra Scott is expanding its brand further into fine jewelry through customizable rings that emphasize approachability, craftsmanship, and a diamond-buying experience that is tailored to its brand loyalists. On Monday, the Austin, Texas–based jewelry brand introduced 11 engagement ring and band styles, allowing the customer to select the band…

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By Karen Dybis
May 23, 2022


Supplier News: Week Of May 23

Jewelers on the Fairway To Raise Money for Childhood Cancer Now in its 14th year, the annual Jewelers on the Fairway charity golf outing will be held at Manhattan Woods Golf Club in West Nyack, N.Y. on July 27. The event, which brings golfers from across the industry to support Hope & Heroes, a charity…

By Brittany Siminitz
May 23, 2022

10 Colored Diamond Jewels To Get Fancy With

It’s Not Easy Being Green for Kermit the Frog, but then, he never had J. Lo’s dance moves.

By Brittany Siminitz  |  May 11, 2022


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Universal Standards For Diamond Grading

Sponsored Content: Dear Industry Friends, Colleagues and Members, When we started Gemological Science International (GSI) nearly twenty years ago, our goal was to create the most modern and technologically advanced gemological organization in the world

By Gemological Science International  |  April 04, 2022

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