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De Beers: Diamond Businesses Taking a ‘More Cautious’ Approach
Strength in rough diamond sales continues, but the war in Ukraine and COVID lockdowns in China have companies on alert.
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.
Betty White’s Wedding Ring Can Be Yours
Julien’s Auctions is holding a sale of the late legend’s personal possessions this fall, including a few pieces of fine jewelry.
To Celebrate 100 Years, This Retailer Is Giving Away $10K
Samuelson’s Diamonds & Estate Buyers has created a $10,000 grant that will go to another family-owned business in the Baltimore area.
Moscow Diamond Bourse Pulls Out of WFDB
It’s the latest in a string of developments involving Russia and Russian companies following the Feb. 24 invasion of Ukraine.
Don’t Leave Jewelry in the Car, JSA Reminds Traveling Salespeople
There have been at least three thefts recently involving jewelry left in a vehicle, the Jewelers’ Security Alliance said.
What Do We Mean When We Say ‘Responsible’?
It’s a question that’s been on Editor-in-Chief Michelle Graff’s mind since Feb. 24.
Production at Mine Famous for Its Yellow Diamonds Slated To Restart
Burgundy Diamond Mines said it will begin commercial production at Ellendale before the end of 2022.
Revamped Gem Halls in the Spotlight on ‘Sunday Morning’
The American Museum of Natural History’s mineral collection got airtime on the most recent episode of the CBS show.
Rolex All Over the Oscars for Sixth Year in a Row
The popular watch brand doesn’t loan pieces for the red carpet but has been an Oscar sponsor since 2017.
Susan Jacques, Miami Detective Honored at JSA Luncheon
The annual event took place March 19 at the New York Yacht Club after being postponed from January due to COVID-19.
3 Madeleine Albright Pins the World Needs Right Now
The former diplomat used her brooches to send a message, some of which need to be heard right now, Editor-in-Chief Michelle Graff writes.
Clapton’s Rolex, Wiesenthal’s Patek Going Up for Auction
The timepieces, once belonging to men with very different public images, are part of Phillips’ upcoming watch auction in Geneva.
Auction House Bonhams Announces Second Acquisition in a Week
The company recently scooped up Boston-based Skinner and Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers, a Danish auction house.
Gem Awards Celebrate 20 Years With One Big Happy Party
The annual jewelry industry gala took place Friday night in New York, in person for the first time since 2020.
Rebecca Foerster Resigns, Alrosa To Close Its US Office
Foerster said she stepped down March 10, and the office will close by the end of April.
Brilliant Earth Reports 51% Sales Growth in 2021
The retailer attributed its success to its appeal to younger consumers, expansion in non-bridal jewelry, and growing network of showrooms.
Elle Hill Joins CIBJO Technology Committee
She’s the first woman on the committee, which was established in 2019.
Alrosa Steps Down from Responsible Jewellery Council Board
The company is also suspending its membership and halting financial support of the Natural Diamond Council.
When It Comes to Russian Diamonds, Industry Is Watching, Waiting
The longer Russia’s assault on Ukraine continues, the more complicated the situation becomes for the jewelry industry.
Registration for the 2022 JCK Show Is Now Open
The jewelry trade show, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary, will take place in early June in Las Vegas.
Alrosa Lands on US Sanctions List After Russia Invades Ukraine
The sanctions are not a total ban on doing business with Alrosa in the U.S., but they still will have an impact on the jewelry industry.
Copies of Altobelli’s Appraisal Book Are Available for Free
Eighty copies of the fourth edition of “The Practical Guide to Jewelry Appraising” are up for grabs.
Out & About: The Designer With a Gumball Machine at Bergdorf
It’s Marla Aaron, who previously had a jewelry vending machine in the Brooklyn Museum.
Here Comes … A Lot of Couples Getting Married
The number of weddings is expected to near 2.5 million in the United States this year, a number not seen since 1984.