J. Dostie Jewelers
IndependentsNov 28, 2023
Maine Jeweler to Relocate After 76 Years

J. Dostie Jewelers will move from Lewiston to Yarmouth this spring.

Finks Jewelers new store
IndependentsNov 28, 2023
Fink’s Jewelers Opens 10th Store

It’s the company’s second location in Tennessee.

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Lesley Davis and Lesley Ann Jewels
IndependentsDec 11, 2023
This Houston Independent Will Close Just Before Christmas

Lesley Ann Jewels, owned and operated by Lesley Davis, opened in 2016.

Frank Adams Jewelers
IndependentsNov 27, 2023
Frank Adams Jewelers Named ‘Family Business of the Year’

The Albany Business Review recently honored the 100-year-old company.

Arch Crown gift card styles
IndependentsNov 21, 2023
Arch Crown Now Offers Plastic Gift Cards

The new custom cards come in three formats.

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The Most Important “C” in Diamonds: Confidence!

Without the ability to instill confidence within the industry and directly to the consumer, a diamond holds very little value.

Bowen Jewelry Company
IndependentsNov 14, 2023
Virginia Jeweler to Close After 90 Years

Bowen Jewelry Company’s third-generation owner is heading into retirement.

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David Craig Jewelers
IndependentsNov 07, 2023
Pennsylvania’s David Craig Jewelers to Close

Owner David Rotenberg, known for his appraisal expertise, is retiring.

J.C. Sipe Jewelers
IndependentsNov 03, 2023
Indianapolis Jeweler Closes After 139 Years

The third-generation owners of J.C. Sipe Jewelers are retiring.

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Lagos Bloomingdale’s Boutique
IndependentsNov 01, 2023
Lagos Opens Bloomingdale’s Boutique

The 59th Street store offers the jewelry brand’s largest selection in New York.

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IndependentsOct 31, 2023
Retailer Hall of Fame: The Issues Keeping Jewelers Up at Night

From customers being robbed to post-pandemic trends, National Jeweler polled jewelers to find out what’s worrying them most.

Ring Concierge CEO and Founder Nicole Wegman
IndependentsOct 30, 2023
Nicole Wegman Talks 10 Years of Ring Concierge

The founder and CEO reflects on her path to success and predictions for the future.

Lugano Diamonds Greenwich Salon
IndependentsOct 30, 2023
Lugano Diamonds Opens Greenwich Salon

The Connecticut store marks the luxury brand’s seventh location.

Gwen Beloti bow bangles and rings on hands
IndependentsOct 25, 2023
Retailer Hall of Fame: What Luxury Loses by Shunning Plus-Size Shoppers

From fine jewelry to fashion, luxury retailers’ size inclusivity endeavors are lacking, costing them sales and hindering diversity efforts.

Foundrae Dallas store at The Conservatory
IndependentsOct 25, 2023
Foundrae Plants Roots in Texas

The brand’s second retail outpost is a collaboration with The Conservatory.

Stan and Ingrid Razny
IndependentsOct 23, 2023
Retailer Hall of Fame 2023: Stan and Ingrid Razny

Stan and Ingrid Razny have built an enviable business through hard work, dedication to customer service, and passion for the product.

Candy Udell and family
IndependentsOct 19, 2023
Retailer Hall of Fame 2023: Candy Udell

A devoted animal rescue advocate, Candy Udell’s work as head of London Jewelers is only part of her important legacy.

Holly Wesche
IndependentsOct 17, 2023
Retailer Hall of Fame 2023: Holly Wesche

The third-generation owner of Wesche Jewelers is a devoted team player, a faithful servant of her community, and the picture of resilience. 

Lori and Dave Ettinger, owner of Bechdel Jewelers
IndependentsOct 17, 2023
West Virginia Jeweler to Close After Nearly 50 Years

Bechdel Jewelers is shutting its doors as owners David and Lori Ettinger retire.

Sir King Castro
IndependentsOct 12, 2023
Sir King Takes the Reins at Castro NYC

After Terry Castro’s untimely death last year, the brand lives on through its second generation.

Loyd Stanley and Bart Boydston
IndependentsOct 11, 2023
Longtime Arkansas Jeweler Loyd Stanley Dies at 84

The second-generation jeweler lived by the mantra, “never criticize, condemn, or complain,” his family said.

Ali Weiss jewelry store and piercing studio in Roslyn, New York
IndependentsOct 02, 2023
There’s a New Piercing Studio on Long Island

Ali Weiss Jewelry has opened its second store in Roslyn, New York.

Sally Nelson Exclusively Diamonds
IndependentsSep 26, 2023
Sally Nelson, Founder of Exclusively Diamonds, Dies at 86

The former teacher, described as “a pioneer for women-owned businesses,” opened her own jewelry store in 1980.

Jean Dousset lab-grown diamond jewelry West Hollywood store
IndependentsSep 07, 2023
Jean Dousset Lab-Grown Diamond Brand Opens First Store

The company helmed by a Cartier descendant now has a West Hollywood outpost.

Charles Stanley
IndependentsSep 01, 2023
Charles Stanley Joins Day’s Jewelers’ Board of Directors

Stanley retired earlier this year from his position as president of De Beers Brands in North America.

Stephen Barnes IJO
IndependentsAug 22, 2023
IJO Names New President

Stephen Barnes has taken over the role.

Sherri Burney and Karen Rice
IndependentsAug 14, 2023
Hill Management Group Hires Two Executives

The new leaders will work in strategy and marketing divisions.

Bar-Kay Jewelers
IndependentsAug 09, 2023
Philadelphia’s Bar-Kay Jewelers to Close After 75 Years

The store is hosting a going-out-of-business sale starting this week.

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