A roundup of JCK‘s top stories from the past week.
So there is a “Kardashian premium” after all.
It’s official: The 20 ct. t.w. diamond engagement ring Christie’s New York is auctioning on Oct. 15 is indeed the one NBA star Kris Humphries gave ex-wife Kim Kardashian.
November brings the first sight held at De Beers’ new sorting center in Gaborone, Botswana.
Evan Yurman has been appointed chief design director of David Yurman, the company his parents co-founded.
JewelPop, the company behind Kameleon Jewelry, has been acquired by private equity firm Lynx Equity.
David Yurman Enterprises is suing Artifex and Bonato Milano 1960, alleging the two Italian companies breached a confidentially agreement to sell a knockoff of its “Signature Pinky Ring.”
Ann Schonwetter Arnold has resigned as CEO of bridal jewelry manufacturer Lieberfarb to start a consulting firm.
Whether your customers are enamored with the girly hue or not, morganite will have them reaching for pink this season.
Birks will open its first store in China early next year.
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Lazare Kaplan says its sales fell 30 percent in the first quarter of fiscal year 2014, according to an Oct. 16 filing with the SEC.
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