10 Most Popular Jewelry News Stories: Week of July 30



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

Olympic Gymnast Aly Raisman Sports Earrings From Massachusetts Jeweler

Aly Raisman, captain of the gold-medal-winning U.S. women’s gymnastic team, wore earrings designed by Adamas Fine Jewelry in Newton, Mass., as a token of good luck during the competition.

12.27 Carat Majestic Pink Diamond Goes on Sale for $7.85 Million

M.S. Rau, the New Orleans antiques and estate jewelry dealer, is putting a 12.27 ct. natural fancy pink diamond called the Majestic Pink up for sale in August.

Q&A With Sector Spokesperson and Brooklyn Nets Star Kris Humphries

Kris Humphries talks to JCK about his personal style off the basketball court, and why watches are his favorite accessories.

Hyde Park Jewelers Acquires Traditional Jewelers

Hyde Park Jewelers has acquired noted Newport Beach, Calif.–based independent Traditional Jewelers.

JCK Show Director Dave Bonaparte to Head Jewelers of America

Jewelers of America has appointed Dave Bonaparte, senior vice president of JCK Brands for Reed Exhibitions, as its new president and CEO.

Interview With New Jewelers of America Head Dave Bonaparte

After 15 years heading the JCK trade show division, Dave Bonaparte is moving on to the one of the most prestigious positions in the jewelry industry.

5 Truly Bizarre Diamond-Covered Objects

A select group of people add diamonds to objects that, it¹s safe to say, don’t typically have them.

Julieli’s New Aquamarine Rings From the Mediterranean Collection

Two new rings in aquamarine and 18k gold evoke the calm and color of the Mediterranean Sea.

Tiffany Decorates SoHo Store With Street Art

The famed retailer has recruited four local artists to create original artwork on the hoarding surrounding the storefront of the soon-to-open Tiffany store in New York City’s SoHo neighborhood. 

Yes, People Will Buy Diamonds Over Their Phones

It’s now clear that a growing number of consumers are willing to buy diamonds over their smartphones.