A roundup of JCK‘s top stories from the past week.
It’s been a good year for young gem hunters at the Crater of Diamonds State Park.
Rapaport Corp. has issued a “trade alert” to the industry warning that synthetic melee is now regularly being sold undisclosed alongside natural diamonds in parcels.
The woman who’s most famous for simply being famous is getting hitched again, and this time, the quality of her rock trumps the size.
In response to an attempt at a class action lawsuit, Helzberg Diamonds says a diamond vendor error caused it to sell a ring set with an incorrect total carat weight.
With more and more reports of synthetic melee being sold undisclosed as natural, the diamond industry seems on the verge of a possible crisis.
The gold price—currently hovering around the $1,300 an ounce mark—will likely fall to $1,100 an ounce next year, according to a forecast from investment bank Goldman Sachs, quoted by Reuters.
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the American Gem Trade Association’s annual gem-intense competition, where familiar and new names have earned recognition.
Cocosa, the London-based flash-sale site, is shutting down.
Tiffany has redesigned and relaunched Tiffany.com with new sections on engagements and sustainability.
In honor of the 30th anniversary of the American Gem Trade Association’s Spectrum Awards, here are three excellent reasons to celebrate color this season.