The $6.5 million in proceeds from the sale of a Patek Philippe watch with a Tiffany Blue dial will be donated to conservation efforts.
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As It Nears 75, Here’s How Grandview Klein Stays Competitive
Once a part of Julius Klein Group, the diamond company combines its direct supply and cutting expertise with a keen eye to the future.
Jewelers Mutual Adds 2 Industry Veterans to Its Board
John A. Green of retailer Lux Bond & Green and Niveet Nagpal of Omi Privé have joined the board of directors as of May 18.
Pandora Announces Plans to Build Third Factory, First Outside Thailand
It will be located in Vietnam’s Binh Duong Province, and construction is slated to start early next year.
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Kirk Kara Is Going to Jared
Engagement rings, stacking bands, and rose-cut diamond rings are among the bridal brand’s array now available at the Signet-owned chain.
Cartier May Raise Prices 3-5%, CEO Says
Cyrille Vigneron told Bloomberg the brand is considering a price hike in part to cover the higher costs of diamonds, platinum, and gold.
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The Knot Hires Former Uber CMO to Head Marketing
Jenny Lewis joins The Knot as chief marketing officer after more than seven years with the transportation technology company.
Rich Youmans Appointed Executive Director of MJSA Education Foundation
He’s a 26-year veteran of the organization and currently serves as its chief communications officer.
Caryl Capeci Out as Rebecca Foerster Takes Over at Hearts On Fire
Foerster is the diamond brand’s new president for North America while Capeci is stepping down as CEO of Chow Tai Fook North America.
Watches of Switzerland Shifts Executive Team
David Hurley was promoted to deputy CEO and will also serve as president of the North America division.
Stuller’s New 2022-2023 Jewelry Catalog Is Out
It features nearly 3,000 new items and sections like zodiac, charms, and lockets.
Tiffany Runs With April Fool’s Joke, Again
The jeweler turned its TiffCoin cryptocurrency joke into a real 18-karat gold coin.
Alrosa Suspends RJC Membership
The Russian diamond miner’s membership had been a point of contention, causing major companies to leave the organization.
JBT Names Richard Katz Board Chairman
Katz has volunteered on the nonprofit’s board since 2008.
RJC Executive Director Resigns, Major Companies Exit Over Russia Inaction
Iris Van der Veken has quit while Pandora and Richemont are leaving RJC, citing the council’s soft stance on Russian companies.
Arch Crown’s New Catalog Is Here
The 48-page catalog offers more than 100 labeling options.
These Are the Top 50 Retailers in the World, Says NRF
The National Retail Federation shared what makes the top-ranked companies so successful.
Kevin Reilly Promoted to PGI’s SVP
Reilly has more than 30 years of experience in brand building, marketing, sales, and more.
How the Jewelry Industry Is Helping Ukraine
Signet Jewelers, GIA, and designers Dorian Webb and Bibi van der Velden join the list of organizations and individuals aiding Ukraine.
Kendra Scott Shares Her Journey to Success in New Memoir
The jewelry designer’s billion-dollar brand got its start in her spare bedroom.
James Avery to Open New Manufacturing Facility in Texas
The company plans to begin manufacturing as soon as June, adding 200 jobs to the local community.
Mejuri Files Countersuit Against David Yurman
The jewelry retailer said David Yurman’s lawsuit is merely a way to bully its competition.
Pomellato Debuts Annual International Women’s Day Video
Actress and activist Jane Fonda stars in the video for the fifth consecutive year.
Pandora CMO Carla Liuni Steps Down
Liuni cited personal reasons as the cause of her departure.
After 24 Years, Doug Hucker Is No Longer Head of AGTA
The CEO’s departure is effective immediately, the organization announced late Wednesday.
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