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Brad Hampton (pictured) became CEO of Helzberg Diamonds in July, following the departure of longtime CEO Beryl Raff.
While consumers remain concerned about both inflation and the Federal Reserve interest rate hikes intended to curb it, they continue to spend, National Retail Federation chief economist Jack Kleinhenz said in his group’s Monthly Economic Review.
Turquoise. The world’s oldest gemstone. Centuries ago, this timeless blue-green mineral made its way into the jewelry industry, and it’s still making a name for itself today.
It’s spooky season, and the jewelry world has so much to offer in compliance with the dress code.
The news headlines and stories say it all: “Hurricane Ian Pulverized Fort Myers Beach.” “Ian Bludgeons Southwest Florida with Devastating Winds and Storm Surge.” “Ian Leaves Flooding and Damage Across Florida.”
The day has finally come—a lab-grown diamond piece is being sold that notes that it may contain natural diamonds. A Kay Outlet listing for ¼ ct. t.w. lab-created diamond earrings contains the note: “*Due to supply constraints, these earrings may include natural diamonds.” The owner of Kay, Signet Jewelers, did not return a request for…
The diamond business is abuzz with talk of ethics and social responsibility. And for good reason: Customers want to feel good about their diamond purchases.
It’s October, and even though Halloween comes on the very last day of the month, it is no doubt the headliner. With that in mind, Pinterest released its Top 10 Halloween costume predictions on Sept. 30, with information based on the platform’s internal search data. How does this help jewelers? It’s probable that the average…
Fairmined 100 Challenge Sees Debut of More Than 100 New Jewelry Collections The Fairmined 100 Challenge, a contest created by the Alliance for Responsible Mining inviting brands and designers to create new collections made of Fairmined gold, silver, or gold plating, closed its entries on Aug. 31. While the challenge sought to launch 100 collections,…