April 8, 2020 / Source: National Jeweler

Virtual AGS Conclave Set for Late April

It’s free for American Gem Society members and will include a video dance party.

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April 8, 2020 / Source: National Jeweler

Sotheby's Offers 'Watches Weekly' Auctions

Its watch division will unveil a new selection of watches for sale online every seven days through April.

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April 7, 2020 / Source: National Jeweler

7 Tips for Working From Home Right Now

How to schedule your day, make sure you don’t burn out and other recommendations from those who’ve done it before.

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April 7, 2020 / Source: National Jeweler

Queen Elizabeth II Dons Turquoise and Diamond Brooch for Speech

The historic broadcast called for an equally historic jewel.

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April 7, 2020 / Source: National Jeweler

Jeweler Randy Flatau Dies at 70 of COVID-19 Complications

His family spoke out to urge the public to take the coronavirus pandemic seriously.

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April 6, 2020 / Source: National Jeweler

Designs on Marketing: Build a Monthly Digital Publication

Jacqueline Stone gives some tips for keeping content fresh, fun and thoughtful in a time when communication is taking place largely online.

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April 6, 2020 / Source: National Jeweler

Suspects in Murder of Connecticut Jeweler in Custody

They were taken into custody in New York on unrelated charges.

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April 6, 2020 / Source: National Jeweler

Amanda’s Style File: April Birthday Bling

Diamonds brighten up wardrobes and spirits.

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October 17, 2019 /

Lightbox Rolls Out to Bloomingdale’s, Reeds Jewelers

New York—Lightbox, the lab-grown diamond brand launched by De Beers last year, will now be available in select Bloomingdale’s and Reeds Jewelers, the company announced Thursday. This is the brand’s first foray into brick-and-mortar locations, beginning its rollout in the Bloomingdale’s New York City flagship and…

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Gold Price Expected to Continue to Climb in 2020

New York—Gold is expected to average more than $1,400/oz. next year, up from $1,360 this year, a recent Reuters poll shows. Reuters publishes a precious metals price poll every quarter, combining predictions from two dozen or more analysts. In the latest poll, done at the…

April 5, 2019 /

How GIA Is Changing Its Reports for Lab-Grown Diamonds

GIA will discontinue its Synthetic Diamond Grading Report in July, replacing it with the Laboratory-Grown Diamond Report, which will no longer have the word “synthetic” anywhere but will include the standard color, clarity and cut grading scales.  

March 15, 2019 /

Letšeng Pink Sells for Almost $9M

Gem Diamonds has announced the sale of a 13.33-carat pink diamond, discovered in February at its mine in Lesotho, for $8.8 million. The tender sale, which took place in Antwerp, represents a record per-carat price of $656,933 for the company, it said Thursday. The result…

September 14, 2018 /

Diamond Jewelry Sales Hit Record $82B in 2017 Boosted by Millennials and Gen Z

The Millennial and Gen Z generations combined accounted for two-thirds of global diamond jewelry sales in 2017, as diamond jewelry demand reached a new record high of US$82 billion, according to data published today by De Beers Group in its latest Diamond Insight Report. “Millennials,…

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TAG Heuer Releases $180,000 Smartwatch, World’s Most Expensive

In 2015, Apple caused a stir when it released its smartwatch in an 18k gold edition for $17,000. Now, TAG Heuer has topped that—by 10 times. Its newest creation, the TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45, comes with a white 18 k gold case and is bathed in 589 baguette-cut diamonds,…

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In India, a Father’s Legacy Becomes a Jewelry Museum

JAIPUR, India — In 2009, the brothers Suresh and Arun Dhaddha decided that it was finally time to go through the belongings of their father, Gyan Chand Dhaddha, who had died five years before at the age of 64. They knew that the jeweler and…

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High-Value Rough Demand Boosts Alrosa Revenue

Alrosa’s sales climbed 14% to $294.9 million in August due to strong demand for higher-value rough diamonds, the miner reported. “Despite [the] traditional August market slowdown, sales of both rough and polished diamonds were much higher than a year before,” Yury Okoemov, Alrosa’s deputy CEO…

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High Jewelry Artist Wallace Chan Invents Unbreakable Porcelain

Wallace Chan is drinking pu’erh tea in his Hong Kong office surrounded by his large titanium sculptures and some of his jewelry creations. He is talking about jewelry, art, science, technology and his impoverished childhood as an assistant appears whenever his cup is empty to…