What do our website readers love? Just about anything involving diamonds—and, as it turns out, a stomach-turning tale involving a certain late-night talk-show host and his wedding band.
Jimmy Fallon returned to The Tonight Show after a two-week break—not a vacation, but rather a stint in the ICU of New York City’s Bellevue Hospital recovering from a ring avulsion. (Fallon advised viewers against Googling it, and we concur. Okay! Don’t say we didn’t warn you!)
Yellow gold, layering necklaces, stacking rings, ear climbers, statement necklaces, and purple, pink, and red jewels topped our fourth annual year-end list.
De Beers let sightholders put off buying up to 75 percent of its allocations at its August sight; meanwhile, in India, there were reports of out-of-work workers committing suicide.
The industry reeled at the news that the Fort Lauderdale retailer renowned for his charity work took his own life.
The invalidated reports bore grades that were altered after GIA’s system was accessed without authorization.
Here’s one: “Pigeon’s blood” rubies are the most coveted, but the next best color is “rabbit’s blood.” This concludes your lesson in Burmese gem trading nomenclature.
Which are you? The sentimentalist—who seeks top-value, timeless jewels to last generations? The influencer—who shows status with her bling? The gifter—who buys jewels only to give to others? The stylish shopper—who wears all types of jewelry all the time? Or the practical shopper—who prefers low-priced pieces?
An inside look at the huge, under-the-radar market and how it’s affecting the industry—and the consumers who may get low-balled.
Tiffany Kay took the place of her late father, Scott, on QVC on Super Bowl Sunday. “I am living his legacy,” Tiffany told JCK.
The online diamond dealer ventured into brick-and-mortar, in “one of the top malls,” teased CEO Harvey Kanter. (It turned out to be Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City, N.Y.)
Top: Rubies are hot and only getting hotter (case in point: this covetable Jamie Wolf bangle); Blackbird and the Snow earrings, perfect for the stylish shopper; Scott Kay’s bridal rings, which live on.