This is my last Friday roundup of 2022. I’ll be on vacation for the next week, though you may see my name pop up on a few articles. Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah to all who celebrate.
And, of course, I wish you all a happy and healthy new year and 2023.
This week: Did Kay use royal doubles in commercial? Former Tiffany exec sounds off. How gold may stop glasses from fogging. All below.
JCK’s 2022 holiday commercial roundup
– Edahn Golan: Generation Z are big jewelry spenders
Jewelers “nervous” at crunch time
The “biggest security mistakes” jewelers are making right now
Analyst predicts gold will hit $4,000
JVC calls for input on FTC Green Guides revision
Some sapphires have unstable color, GIA says
New online marketplace features only traceable gems
Jewelry’s first Tiktok star
Daniel’s Jewelers CEO on Retail Refined podcast
China’s recovery is a long way off
– Pandora, Swarovski weather China’s new COVID outbreak
Sotheby’s auctioning jewel worn by Princess Diana
National Jeweler remembers those we said goodbye to in 2022
Louis Vuitton artistic director Francesca Amfitheatrof offers unfiltered thoughts on Tiffany, luxury
Valentino taps Daniel Partridge as CEO of its Americas division
IDCA elects Shailesh Jhalani president
Accredited Gemologists Association reelects president Teri Brossmer
Glamour profiles Kendra Scott
CBI books three new cases against Mehul Choksi
Willful defaulters “laughing all the way from banks”
Duo found guilty in fatal Stamford, Conn., jeweler robbery
Stolen Dresden diamonds recovered in Berlin police raid
Alrosa will pay more money to Russian budget
Someone bought a FTX diamond necklace for $134,000
Israeli jeweler Yvel creates NFT tokens bearing precious stones
Feds seize fake jewelry during Real Housewife raid
Kay Jewelers commercials features Harry and Meghan look-alikes
Nanuet, N.Y., jeweler sells ring, then officiates at wedding
Permanent jewelry is taking off in Pittsburgh
Jeweler makes pieces out of X-rays
Captain Morgan collaborates with jeweler on blinged-out shot glass
Brad Pitt’s girlfriend works in the jewelry industry
What’s the most expensive piece ever worn by a K-pop star?
Thousands in fine jewelry found on beach returned to owner
Gold may be the solution to foggy glasses
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