The winning couple exchanged a 14-karat gold three-stone ring created by Michigan-based designer Patricia Carruth.
All proceeds up to $25,000 will benefit the It Gets Better Project, a nonprofit that supports LGBTQ+ youth.
The recipient will receive up to $17,500 toward a tech-focused certification or program of their choice.
The Generating Community Impact fundraiser on June 11 will feature Karine Bah Tahé of Blue Level Training.
Color Source Gems’ Jeremy Chalchinsky covered authentic advertising, anti-discrimination policies, and more during an AGS Conclave session.
Patricia Carruth was chosen to craft the ring for the couple who won the love story portion of “Together by Design.”
It’s the Emerging Designers Diamond Initiative’s brick-and-mortar debut.
Employees reported instances of sexual assault and harassment, racism, bullying, and other forms of discrimination.
The first session is scheduled for Jan. 19 and focuses on addressing racial justice and confronting one’s biases.
The event will be held on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day as part of its upcoming trade show.
Starting in January, the Black in Jewelry Coalition will host webinars on addressing racial injustice and encountering racism in retail.
For the first time, it will also venture into the watch world.
It is the organization’s first contest and was created to celebrate Black love and jewelry design.
The jeweler is pledging $2 million in scholarship funding for students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
“Brilliant & Black: A Jewelry Renaissance” will feature works from 20-plus jewelry designers from the 1950s to present day.
“California Jewels” will feature six of Smith’s pieces, bought at his Greenwich Village store by a friend and collector.
From inclusivity in the workplace to climate change, these are the issues the jewelry giant is prioritizing.
Its colorful window displays support inclusion and benefit the Black in Jewelry Coalition.