The 10 Most Popular Jewelry News Stories and Tweets of March 2013

Oversized diamonds weren’t the only things making news last month.

Costco’s tangle with Tiffany & Co., the Australian government’s view on declining gold prices, and J.C. Penney’s ongoing efforts at a turnaround also piqued readers’ interest.

Inspired by an Australian retailer, I will be charging a fee of $5 to anyone who only read the introduction to this post. Invoice is in the mail (just kidding!).

Here are the top 10 most popular jewelry news stories from March 2013:

  1. Napoleon’s Engagement Ring Sells for More Than $1 Million

  2. 239 Carat Diamond Recovered in Botswana

  3. Retailers Experimenting With “Just Looking” Fees

  4. 101.73 Carat D-Flawless Diamond Will Be Sold by Christie’s

  5. Is ‘Tiffany Setting’ a Generic Term?

  6. Gold Will Sink to $1,300, Says Australian Government

  7. Etsy Pieces Now Appearing at Nordstrom

  8. J.C. Penney Warns Turnaround May Not Be Successful

  9. Tiffany Plans Two New U.S. Stores, Hurt by Soft Silver Sales

  10. Is 3-D Printing the Future of the Jewelry Industry?

The top 10 tweets of February 2013:

Monica Stephenson, owner of the jewelry blog, Idazzle, weighs in on the social media app Vine:

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