10 Most Popular Jewelry News Stories: Week of Sept. 2



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

118 Carat D-Flawless, “Greatest White Diamond Ever” on the Block at Sotheby’s

Sotheby’s is offering a 118.28 oval D-Flawless at its Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite auction on Oct. 7.

Pantone Debuts Fashion Color Report for Spring 2014

The color authority shares its much-anticipated picks on opening day of spring 2014 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.

Florida Treasure Hunters Find $500,000 in Gold Jewelry

A family of scuba-diving treasure hunters found the score of a lifetime on the Florida ocean floor—gold jewelry that may be worth up to half a million dollars.

Gold Price Will Stay Up Due to Syrian Crisis, Says Goldman Sachs

The unrest in Syria should keep the price of gold close to the $1,400 mark for most of the rest of 2013, a new Goldman Sachs analyst note says.

New Nordstrom Flagship Building Will Be Taller Than Empire State

Nordstrom’s New York City flagship store will occupy seven stories in one Manhattan’s tallest buildings.

A Love Letter to September’s Sapphire, Sprinkled With 18 Sparkling Jewels

In every shape, size, and form, sapphire always manages to steal the show (and our hearts).

Style Spotlight: 15 New Diamond Bangle Bracelets

These slim styles are a staple in most stores: They’re easy to gift and layer, and serve as timeless accessory statements.

So What Can a Smartwatch Do?

Yesterday, Samsung fired what some are calling the “first shot in the smartwatch wars” with the Galaxy Gear.

Amazon, Overstock Ask Supreme Court to Hear Appeal on New York Sales Tax

Amazon and Overstock want to take their fight over New York state’s online sales tax all the way to the highest court in the land.

Richline Group Secures American Greetings License

Richline brands will be manufacturing jewelry under the American Greetings brand, part of a new licensing agreement between the two parties.