The countdown to fall has begun. As summer takes its last gasps (sigh!), shop for holiday inventory at this week’s slew of New York City buying events.
Summer Jewelry Shows in New York Aug. 14–17 (in person)
A sure sign that the holidays are around the corner is this week’s spate of buying events in New York City. They include JA New York (Aug. 14–16) and the NY Now Summer Market (Aug. 14–17), both at the Javits Center; Metal & Smith’s pop-up event (Aug. 15–16) at the Affirmation Arts Gallery on West 37th Street; and Melee the Show (Aug. 15–17) at its new Chelsea Piers location. The opportunities to stock up for the fall season have never been better.
GJEPC New York Taste of India Week: Aug. 15–18 (in person)
Organized by the Mumbai-based Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council, India Diamond Week comes to the Diamond Dealers Club on West 47th Street in New York City. Shop for loose mined and lab-grown diamonds and colored stones from some of India’s biggest suppliers, just in time for—you guessed it—the holidays.
Dallas Mineral Collecting Symposium: Aug. 20 (online)
Calling all mineral lovers! From 10 a.m. to around 4:45 p.m. CT, the Dallas Mineral Collecting Symposium will host a number of virtual talks on subjects such as calcite, Navajun pyrite, and “underground discovery stories from Arizona and Mexico.” Join the livestream for $25.
Christie’s Jewels Online—Summer Sparkle: Closes Aug. 18 (online)
Thursday is the last day to bid on pieces in Christie’s Jewels Online: Summer Sparkle sale. Heavy on diamonds, from classic colorless gems to a wide variety of rare colors, the auction comprises 50 lots, including two fancy-shape solitaire rings guaranteed to impress even the most jaded jewelry lovers.
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