The jewelry trade show awarded brands and individuals across 14 categories.
10 Jewelry News Stories You Might Have Missed
From the best Golden Globes jewelry to an executive reshuffling at Signet Jewelers, these were the top 10 most popular stories of the week.
See the full list below.
1) The 10 Most Surprising Golden Globes Jewelry Moments
Floral earrings and diamonds over gloves and turtlenecks were just a few of the unexpected celebrity jewelry looks.
2) Thieves Steal $2M in Jewelry in Another Brooklyn Robbery
Police are on the lookout for three suspects wanted in a smash-and-grab attack at a jewelry store in the borough’s Park Slope neighborhood.
3) David Ellis, Legendary Jewelry Salesman, Dies at 85
He was remembered as a sharply dressed, quintessential southern gentleman with a talent for sales.
4) Signet Shuffles Execs Amid Next Phase of Growth Strategy
Notable executives, including Jamie Singleton, Joan Hilson, Kecia Caffie, and Bill Brace, have changed roles.
5) JSA Offering Reward in Violent Brooklyn Jewelry Store Robbery
The two suspects beat the 79-year-old store owner before taking off with more than $100,000 in jewelry, police said.
6) See Mouawad’s $5.75M Miss Universe Crown
It features 108.44 carats of sapphires and 48 carats of diamonds.
7) Rémy Rotenier Debuts Hand-Painted Animal Jewelry
The “Rémanimals” brooches are a lighthearted spin on classic portrait miniatures.
8) LVMH Watch Week: See 6 New Watches From TAG Heuer
Half of the new models introduced this week are versions of the Connected, the brand’s smartwatch.
9) Squirrel Spotting: A Blueprint for Building Sales Plans for the New Year
Columnist Peter Smith outlines the questions business owners need to ask themselves regardless of how aggressive their 2023 sales goals are.
10) Another Top De Beers Exec Is Retiring
Charles Stanley, who has been with the company for more than two decades, will step down at the end of February.
Many times, customers walk away without buying because of this one thing salespeople neglect to do, Peter Smith writes.
The donation to a school in Namibia included computer equipment, infrastructure repair and sanitary wear.
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More than 250 gem, jewelry, and mineral companies are expected to exhibit, including the American Gem Trade Association.
This year’s Design Atelier is full of gems.
They’re a testament to the power of excellent design.
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This year’s honorees include one of Florida’s largest independent jewelers and two multi-store independents in the Chicago and New York areas.
The industry’s most influential contemporary designers are showcasing their latest jewelry designs.
Created by Maitri Lab-Grown Diamonds and graded by IGI, it’s slightly bigger than the record-setting lab-grown diamond GIA just examined.
The jewelry trade show also will debut educational content centered around social media.
Luxury kicks off today, with the full show in swing on Friday.
One of the three new collections was inspired by the legend of a woman who traded her mansion to Cartier for two strands of natural pearls.
With the app, customers receive a 15-day insurance offer on new purchases while their coverage needs are being evaluated.
It is in House of Showfields, a bazaar-style retail space in the borough’s Williamsburg neighborhood.
From consumer trends to retail technology, these are the JCK Talks sessions that should be on attendees’ radar.
Signature pieces from Cartier and David Webb will appear in the June jewelry auction.
They will be celebrated at the annual dinner dance and gala in the fall.
Gemologists have long used machines in diamond grading but technology has made it possible for them to “learn” how to do it on their own.
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Watch retailers Jeffery Bolling and Bobby Bengivengo discuss employee training, customer education and the sticky subject of future value.
The company has plans to revamp the Movado brand and offer less expensive watches this year.
Set with a 118-carat unheated Sri Lankan sapphire, it just sold for $3.4 million at Phillips jewelry auction in Hong Kong.
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As cybercrime incidents threaten the industry, jewelers need to know what they’re up against and the best ways to protect their businesses.
The Pittsburgh jeweler is redoing the lighting and showcases, and adding a full hospitality bar as well as new shop-in-shops.