The longtime member of the industry, seen as an icon on 47th Street, died from complications related to COVID-19.
He led many industry organizations during his career and was a champion of American designer jewelry.
He built his high-end store in Anchorage by offering top-line customer service and product.
A pillar of the community, he used his chemistry degree and analytical mind to teach himself gemology and then create a line of affordable instruments.
Stories about diamonds, particularly diamond engagement rings, dominated.
National Jeweler remembers those the trade lost during a difficult year.
The beloved member of the magazine’s team died last week of complications related to COVID-19.
Known for his knowledge, expertise, wit and humor, the industry veteran died from complications related to COVID-19.
The jeweler, known for his generosity and commitment to the town he called home, died after contracting the coronavirus.
The Texas native, known for his larger-than-life personality, worked for Omega and SB&T Imports.
The Canadian designer’s jewels made whimsy an art.
He was known for his gregarious nature and always treating everyone like family.
Husband of designer Penny Preville and president of the company that bears her name, Siskin passed away Nov. 15 after a brief battle with liver cancer.
The World War II veteran and longtime active member of the jewelry industry is remembered for his kindness and generosity.
The Atlanta native was a lifelong Georgia Tech football fan and an active member of GIA, AGS, Jewelers of America and other industry organizations.
The jeweler, half of the husband-and-wife team behind the business, was known for being full of life and always having a smile on his face.
Known for his professionalism and his sense of humor, McIntire spent 20 years running fine jewelry departments for Finlay before moving on to Asurion.