A roundup of JCK’s top stories from the past week.
On Sept. 15, Gary Thrapp, owner of G. Thrapp Jewelers in Indianapolis, was shot twice in the abdomen after two robbers entered his home.
Yet another company plans to start producing colorless, lab-grown synthetic diamonds—except this one claims its stones are bigger and of better quality than others on the market.
Renn Farmer, owner of the Renn’s Nest in Monroe, N.C., used Facebook to help catch an elderly suspect who had stolen from her store on Sept. 18.
Since tying the knot with Ryan Reynolds on Sept. 9, Blake Lively and her engagement ring have been the talk of the Web.
Embee Diamond Technologies has debuted the Magen David diamond cut to celebrate the 2012 Jewish high holy days.
Van Cleef & Arpels has won an intellectual property case in a Paris court against a former employee who claimed he owned the designs he created.
From engagement rings both edgy and classic (hello, halo!) to mixed metal and diamond-studded bands, these jewels will have your soon-to-be-married shoppers swooning.
Bailey Banks & Biddle was born in the 19th century, but for a while it looked like it wouldn’t last long in the 21st.
As visionary designers push the boundaries of fine jewelry, so-called nonprecious metals are becoming more valuable to everyday customers.
The delightful designer creates pieces with blackened sterling, exotic woods, and colored gems that will surely strike your fancy.