The jewelry trade show awarded brands and individuals across 14 categories.
Amanda’s Style File: May Babies are Lucky
Those lucky enough to be born in May boast emerald as their birthstone, and the rest of us buy them anyway.
Emerald has been the quintessential standard for all things lush, rich and green for centuries. There are many reasons why emeralds were one of the four gemstones originally deemed “precious.”
We now know that all gemstones are precious, yet emeralds continue to be a symbol of wealth and abundance.
Those lucky enough to be born in May boast emerald as their birthstone, and the rest of us buy them anyway. Emeralds continually captivate jewelry designers, and today it feels like we have more stunning emerald jewelry than ever before.
Here are a few Amanda’s Style File selections in every price range.
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.
The most trusted diamond report, available in print or the GIA App.
More than 250 gem, jewelry, and mineral companies are expected to exhibit, including the American Gem Trade Association.
They’re a testament to the power of excellent design.
This year’s honorees include one of Florida’s largest independent jewelers and two multi-store independents in the Chicago and New York areas.
Navigate origin determination with Continuing Education seminars offered by the GIA Alumni Collective™.
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 marketing agency has integrated its first C-suite.
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.
Rob Ballew will be tasked with communicating the jewelry giant’s plans and financial performance to investors.
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.
Supplier Spotlight Sponsored by IGI
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.
Sponsored by Noam Carver
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.