JCK Jewelry Agenda: Week of Feb. 6


Between the NY Now and Melee the Show events in New York City, the Enigma Diamond online auction in London, and webinars on two disparate but equally fascinating topics, the jewelry marketplace is full of action this week.


Sotheby’s Enigma Black Diamond Auction: Closes Feb. 9 (online)

The Enigma black diamond in a womans hand
The Enigma (photo courtesy of Sotheby’s)

Wednesday is the final day to bid on The Enigma, the 555.55 ct. black diamond that Sotheby’s London is selling in an online single-lot auction. Don’t forget to bring your Bitcoin wallet. Offered without reserve, the 55-facet gem can be purchased with cryptocurrency.


NY Now Show at Javits Center: Through Feb. 9 (in person)

Bounkit lapis chrysoprase byzantine cross necklace
Byzantine style necklace with lapis, chrysoprase, and crystal in 14k gold–plated brass, $590; Bounkit

Jewelers in the market for accessories, home decor, luxury lifestyle goods, tabletop pieces, and more should make a beeline for the Javits Center on Manhattan’s west side this week for NY Now, the premier wholesale marketplace for just about everything an upscale retailer might need—including fine and fashion jewelry.

Melee the Show NY: Feb. 7–9 (in person)

Ray Griffiths pink tourmaline cabochon ring
Regecy ring with 9.65 ct. pink tourmaline and 0.64 ct. t.w. diamonds in 18k yellow gold and silver, $7,920; Ray Griffiths

Starting tomorrow and running through Wednesday, the Bowery Hotel in Lower Manhattan plays host to the Winter 2022 installment of Melee the Show. The designer-focused event features a lineup of 40 talented exhibitors, including Anthony Lent, Ray Griffiths, and Ten Thousand Things.


Webinar on the Rivalry Between Fabergé and Cartier: Feb. 8, 2 p.m. ET (online)

Cartier Faberge Rivals on Bond St
(Photo courtesy of Francesca Cartier Brickell and Wartski)

Victoria & Albert Museum curator Kieran McCarthy and author Francesca Cartier Brickell lead a webinar examining the relationship and rivalry between Fabergé and Cartier, as part of the V&A’s exhibition “Fabergé in London: Romance to Revolution.” Learn how the greatest names in luxury vied for the hearts and minds of British high society in early-20th-century London.

A Behind-the-Scenes Tour of the Diamond Growth and Certification Process: Feb. 10, 3 p.m. ET (online)

WD Lab Grown Diamonds and the Gem Certification & Assurance Lab jointly host this webinar offering an inside look into the journey of a lab-grown diamond, from initial seed to certification, followed by an open Q+A session. If you’re lab-grown curious, this one’s for you.

Tired Eyes ring with 7.57 cts. t.w. amethysts, 1.35 cts. t.w. white diamonds, 1.25 cts. t.w. iolites, and 0.03 ct. t.w. purple diamonds in 18k white gold, $6,500; Misahara

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By: Victoria Gomelsky

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