A roundup of JCK’s top stories from the past week:
The Clark Pink, a ring-set 9 ct. cushion-cut fancy vivid purplish pink diamond, took in a jaw-dropping $15.7 million at Christies’ April 17 auction—shattering estimates and setting a new record for a pink diamond sold at auction in the U.S.
As the world commemorates the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, the descendants of a jeweler who made the fateful trip still hope that his lost inventory will be found.
It’s not only the price of gold that may keep rising this year.
The rising price of gold provides both opportunities and challenges for the jewelry industry, speakers said April 13 at a conference on “Gold: Vision, Value, and Value.”
Angelina Jolie got engaged to Brad Pitt in a one-of-a-kind emerald-cut stunner, but here are three ways to (affordably) make the look your own.
Finding unique jewelry lines isn’t enough—the pieces must also be displayed in a way that invites browsing, conversation, and, finally, buying.
The hot new social network may be right up the jewelry industry’s alley.
James Earl Sims, an 87-year-old veteran of the Korean War and World War II, was recently reunited with his Purple Heart and three other honorary medals that had been missing for years.
It’s ironic—with diamond supply/demand fundamentals solid, and the outside world finally beginning to take notice, the future of the industry in many ways seems cloudier than ever.
Two fancy colored diamonds fetched huge prices at auction this week—and they were both bought by the same man.