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Lucara Diamond, owner of the Karowe mine in Botswana, has ended its deal to sell its largest stones to HB Antwerp, following what Lucara called “a material breach of financial commitments by HB.”
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed suit against now-defunct Diamond Desk Corporation and its owner, Adam J. Lowe, charging they misled investors about their plan to sell fancy colored diamonds.
For all its sunny Southern California vibes, Marrow Fine, a San Diego–based fine jewelry retailer, has garnered quite a following in Chicago, where the company has held three to four pop-up events annually over the past five years.
It’s finally happened, the moment so many of us have been waiting for—sweater weather. I knew summer was really on its way out after a string of 90-plus-degree days melted into cooler nights and brisk mornings.
Jewelry designer Sia Taylor sees A Golden Seed as both a reflection on her 15 years of work in fine jewelry and a meditation on nature, sculpture, and gold’s preciousness. The new collection sprouted from Taylor’s signature collection of dots, showing her craftsmanship and progression as a jeweler, she says.
Pure Earth, an organization devoted to fighting global pollution, will present Iris Van der Veken, executive director of the Watch & Jewellery Initiative 2030, with its 2023 Pure Earth Impact Award in a ceremony to be held Oct. 16 in New York City.
The well-heeled crowd that shops Bergdorf Goodman may have noticed that the Fifth Avenue grande dame department store has recently been making space for a number of indie designers on its jewelry floor.