A roundup of JCK‘s top stories from the past week.
Commodities analysts at Societe Generale recently predicted the price of gold could sink as low as $1,200 an ounce now that the gold bubble has burst.
After the most recent trading session, $1,200 doesn’t seem too far off anymore.
JCK’s Design Center named ZFolio Gallery in Monterey, Calif., its top retail store at the 10th annual Designer Retailer Awards on June 2 during JCK Las Vegas 2013.
The Senate has passed a bill requiring online companies to collect sales tax, but the legislation is facing a rough ride in the House of Representatives.
Private-equity fund Onex Corp. has completed its acquisition of Nielsen Expositions—owner of Couture, National Jeweler, and the JA Show, as well as number of other non-jewelry properties.
“Man steals $100K worth of necklaces from Tiffany & Co. flagship,” and other jewelry crime stories from the past week.
One could buy 927 engagement rings with the money spent on Paris Hilton’s engagement ring.
Molly Clarke, founder of The Ring Liaison, aims to alleviate the stress of engagement ring shopping.
A designer whose work borrows from the imagery of 15th-century Dutch painter Hieronymus Bosch, a 3-D printed gold pendant, and other things that caught my attention during jewelry market week.
The American Gem Society grading lab will no longer issue reports for lab-grown diamonds, officials tell JCK.