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HRD Antwerp Is Bringing Back Its Jewelry Design Competition
The Belgian organization is calling for entries from all over the world, with an eye on attracting emerging talent.
Signet to Buy Blue Nile in $360M Deal
The jewelry giant said the acquisition will allow it to tap into a pool of customers who are younger, more affluent and ethnically diverse.
Nehal Modi Sentenced to 3-9 Years in Grand Larceny Case
He was convicted last month after falsely claiming he had a deal with Costco in order to obtain millions in diamonds from LLD Diamonds USA.
Elvis and Colonel Tom Parker’s ‘Lost’ Jewelry Coming to Auction
The sale includes pieces “The King” gifted to his longtime manager, as well as jewelry Elvis owned and wore on stage.
Joseph DuMouchelle Sentenced to 12 Years Behind Bars in $12M Fraud
The Michigan auctioneer and appraiser also has to pay restitution totaling $25 million for other victims of his fraud scheme.
De Beers Sales Rise 23% YOY in July
Despite unusually high summertime sales, the company’s CEO said the industry remains “watchful.”
Jewelers of America Elects 4 New Directors to Board
Joseph Corey, Krystle Craycraft, Sue Hopeman, and Sherry Smith will each serve three-year terms on the board.
Boucheron, Pomellato Deliver ‘Very Solid’ Performances for Kering
Revenue for the group that includes Kering’s jewelry brands grew 32 percent in the first half of 2022.
Lucapa Says This 170-Carat Diamond Is the Largest Pink Found in 300 Years
The type II diamond came out of the Lulo alluvial mine in Angola and will be sold via international tender.
GIA to Open Lab in Dubai in Mid-2023
Announced earlier this week by the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre, the news comes just as GIA prepares to close its Antwerp facility.
High Jewelry Shines in First Half for LVMH
The luxury conglomerate said Bulgari’s “Eden: The Garden of Wonders” and Tiffany’s “Blue Book” collections set records.
Suspects Wanted in Arizona Jewelry Store Shooting Apprehended
An 18-year-old woman and a 22-year-old man were taken into custody in California following a car chase that lasted over an hour.
De Beers to Mine More Diamonds This Year Than Originally Planned
The company upped its 2022 production guidance despite warning of a potential slowdown in diamond jewelry sales. Here’s why.
In ‘The Radiance,’ 13 Talented Designers Offer Distinctive Points of View
Editor-in-Chief Michelle Graff tells the stories behind the pieces that comprised “The Radiance by Couture.”
Sissy’s Log Cabin Cuts Ribbon on Its Sixth Store
It is located in an outdoor mall in West Little Rock, Arkansas.
Rahul Jauhari Joins Kunming Diamonds
He is the first director of sales and marketing for the Hong Kong-based company, which specializes in fancy colors.
Tudor Is Reintroducing the ‘Ranger’
Rolex’s sister brand is bringing back the model in honor of the 70th anniversary of the British North Greenland Expedition.
BIJC’s First Design Competition Ends With a Brooklyn Bridge Proposal
The winning couple exchanged a 14-karat gold three-stone ring created by Michigan-based designer Patricia Carruth.
Longtime Industry Advocate Lynn Ramsey Dies at 77
In a career that spanned decades, Ramsey promoted jewelry via the Diamond Information Center and the Jewelry Information Center.
3 Wanted in Shooting, Smash-and-Grab at Chicago-Area Jewelry Store
The suspects shot a store employee during the robbery, but he has been upgraded from critical to good condition.
The 10 Most Popular Stories of 2022, So Far
Stories on celebrity engagements and engagement ring trends attracted a lot of readers, as did articles about Alrosa and Betty White.
De Beers, Botswana Extend Sales Agreement for Third Time
The current agreement, originally set to expire in 2020, will now go through June 2023.
What JSA’s Annual Report Tells Us About Jewelry Crime in 2021
Plus, JSA President John Kennedy talks about the trajectory of industry crime over the last 20 years.
Bonhams Expands Again with Purchase of Paris Auction House
It is the fifth acquisition under the ownership of private equity firm Epiris, which bought Bonhams in 2018.
George Holmes, Longtime Head Editor of JCK Magazine, Dies at 93
He first took a job at then Philadelphia-based Jewelers’ Circular-Keystone in 1963 and retired in 1996.