David Ettinger
IndependentsMar 28, 2024
David Ettinger of Bechdel Jewelers Dies at 69

He’s remembered as a “font of passion,” leaving behind a legacy of dedication to his craft and community.

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IndependentsMar 28, 2024
JA to Host Series of Learning Workshops

The first one will take place next month during the Jewelers of Louisiana’s and Mississippi Jewelers Association’s conventions.

IndependentsMar 26, 2024

The Florida store’s owner Miguel Gonzalez is retiring.

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IndependentsApr 15, 2024
Alfred W. DeScenza of DeScenza Diamonds Dies at 95

He is remembered by loved ones for his loyalty, integrity, and kindness.

Steven Rosdal
IndependentsApr 11, 2024
Steven Rosdal, Co-Founder of Hyde Park Jewelers, Dies at 77

He is remembered for his charisma, passion, integrity, kindness, and wit.

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IndependentsApr 10, 2024
Levy's Fine Jewelry Explores Diamond History

The family-owned jeweler has a new education section on its website dedicated to the history of diamond cutting.

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Meet Ben Claus—grand prize winner of For the Love of Jewelers 2023 Fall Design Challenge.

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IndependentsApr 01, 2024
The 1916 Company Names New CEO

The retailer also has plans to open new locations.

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IndependentsMar 29, 2024
Angelina Conti of Conti Jewelers Dies at 98

She is remembered by loved ones as a “guiding force” behind the store and an active presence in her community.

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IndependentsMar 19, 2024
Jade Trau Makes 2 Senior Hires

Victoria Scott and Gabriella De Vivo have joined the brand in the midst of an expansion.

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IndependentsMar 13, 2024
Zachary’s Jewelers Is Holding a Mother’s Day Jewelry Contest for Kids

Three winners will have their jewelry sketches turned into a real piece of jewelry in time for the holiday.

Eddie Grove
IndependentsMar 07, 2024
‘Old-School’ Jewelry Salesman Eddie Grove Dies at 81

The Pennsylvania native, who sold for Gumuchian and others, is remembered for being kind and outgoing.

Marti Stephens
IndependentsFeb 28, 2024
Borsheims' ‘Ike-It’ Award Goes to Shop Manager

Marti Stephens was honored with the annual award.

Mary Ball Gorman of Henry B. Ball Jewelers
IndependentsFeb 16, 2024
Mary Ball Gorman of Henry B. Ball Jewelers Dies at 99

Gorman was an industry trailblazer, serving as the first female treasurer of Jewelers of America.

Frank Adams Jewelers flagship
IndependentsFeb 12, 2024
Frank Adams Jewelers Moves to New Flagship

The fourth-generation family jeweler’s new store is twice the size of its previous location.

Chai Mann and Zoey Mann
IndependentsFeb 07, 2024
Fox’s Seattle to Close After 112 Years

The Emerald City mainstay is hosting its final Leap Year Sale beginning this month.

John Herold, Todd Bazar, Allison Peck
IndependentsFeb 05, 2024
IJO Adds 3 New Board Members

The organization’s new president Stephen Barnes is also stepping down from the board.

Dominick and Kim Rodriguez
IndependentsFeb 02, 2024
Missouri Jewelers Win 2023 ‘Wag’ Award

Dominick and Kim Rodriguez of Romantique Jewelers are the recipients of The Edge Retail Academy’s annual award for retail excellence.

Ox diamond tennis bracelet in yellow gold
IndependentsJan 11, 2024
Independent Brand Ox Sues H&M for Allegedly Knocking Off Its ‘Ourglass’

Ox is accusing the fast-fashion retailer of patent infringement, trade dress infringement, and unfair competition.

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IndependentsJan 02, 2024
Virginia Jewelers Raise Nearly $23K for Children’s Hospital

Ten jewelers from Richmond held a jewelry raffle to support the Children’s Hospital Foundation at Virginia Commonwealth University.

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IndependentsDec 27, 2023
In Memoriam: Remembering Those We Lost in 2023

From notable designers and retailers to beloved salespeople and press, National Jeweler looks back on those we said goodbye to this year.

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IndependentsDec 21, 2023
Maryland Jeweler Opens New Showroom, Event Space

Little Treasury Jewelers’ new space is equipped with a video production studio as it grows its online presence.

Bachendorf’s Galleria store
IndependentsDec 18, 2023
Bachendorf’s Opens Renovated Boutique in Galleria

The family-owned Dallas luxury jeweler has unveiled a new 7,000-square-foot space.

Fourtané storefront
IndependentsDec 12, 2023
Carolina Bucci Debuts First US Shop-in-Shop

The designer found a home in Fourtané’s new Carmel flagship store.

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.

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IndependentsNov 30, 2023
Frank Adams Rolls Out Kwiat’s ‘Mine to Shine’ Program

The retail offering lets customers track their diamond’s journey.

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.

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.

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