10 Most Popular Jewelry News Stories: Week of Oct. 8



A roundup of JCK‘s top stories from the past week.

Case Shows Jewelers Dangers of Facebook, JSA Says

A case involving a potential home invasion should serve as a warning to jewelers of the dangers of revealing too much personal information on Facebook, the Jewelers’ Security Alliance says.

Jennifer Aniston’s Engagement Ring: Gaudy or Gorgeous?

Jennifer Aniston finally gave the world a glimpse of her mega-engagement ring, begging the question, “Can a diamond ever be too big?”

Julius Klein Sells Stake in Ritani as Brand Launches E-Commerce Site

The Julius Klein Group has sold its controlling interest in Ritani to a group of investors that are reinventing the brand as an e-commerce site.

Jewelers Should Expect Solid Holiday, Survey Finds

More consumers will be looking to buy jewelry this holiday, according to new research from the Jewelry Consumer Opinion Council.

Maryland Jewelry Store to Close After 63 Years

After more than half a century in business, Fleisher Jewelers in Hyattsville, Md., will close its doors at the end of the year.

JCK Asks…Andrea Fohrman

Looking into the L.A. designer’s colorful world.

Cutting Remarks: Puzzling Out De Beers’ Latest Reinvention

De Beers is going through one of its now-periodic rethinks, and may have bigger news to come.

Capitalizing on the American-Made Jewelry Movement

JCK spoke to retailers around the country who had tons of praise for the myriad benefits of promoting products “made in the U.S.A.”

Red Carpet to Reality: 3 Alternatives to a Bulgari East West-Set Diamond Ring

Here are three jewels with the same East West-set center stone orientation as a big-ticket Bulgari ring, but at price points that non-celebs can afford.

La Vie en Rose: Rose Gold and Diamond Bridal Engagement Rings

If you’ve read JCK’s October issue, you know rose gold is rapidly rising in popularity in the bridal jewelry category. Here are seven more rose gold semi-mounts to stock.