The development of consumer desire and trust requires human relations and that is what independent jewelers do best.
Richemont’s new Enquirus database program aims to help combat jewelry and timepiece theft.
Polishing up the past: When does it make sense to recut antique diamonds? New York-based jeweler Bernard Nacht & Co./Under the Crown created the proprietary Crown Jubilee cut for just that purpose. Ross Nacht, its director of sales and brand development, offers some insight.
More than academic: In a bid to set guidelines for the colored-stone sector, the American Gem Trade Association is launching a joint study with the Colorado School of Mines.
The CEO of retailer Ben Bridge and president of the American Gem Society reveals her insights on bridal, synthetics, and selling to the Gen Z consumer.
Responding to change: Major chains and independent jewelers alike are seeing the need for omni-channel, diversity, and other shake-ups to their traditional business models.
The market is swinging back after the boom of the last two years, finding its post-pandemic sweet spot as financial uncertainty lingers.
Retailers need to keep up the solid strategies that got them through the Covid-19 crisis, says industry consultant Sherry Smith.
Luxury by the bay: Jeweler Stephen Silver is leading a retail renaissance in California's tech hub.
Rock-solid strategy: Experts Laryssa Wirstiuk, founder of digital-marketing agency Joy Joya, and Megan Crabtree, owner of Crabtree Consulting, discuss how jewelers should be targeting customers and where advertising is headed.
Getting creative: Three retail companies’ innovations in design and technology push the boundaries of style and service.
Small wonders: This Italian brand's signature technique brings its Damisa Ice necklace and ring to life in exquisite detail.
The most glamorous jewelry trade show in the US returns to the Wynn Las Vegas from June 1 to 4. Here are just a few of the trends you can expect to see at the fair.
Bridal wave: Unconventional shapes, multi-stone styles, and eye-catching hues are among the JCK show's upcoming offerings.
Botswana dreaming: After a recent visit to the African country, the award-winning designer is drawing inspiration from the breathtaking landscapes and the community’s enthusiasm.
Feeling blue-green: A type of chalcedony discovered by chance in the islands of Indonesia, this gem is distinctive for its gleaming copper flecks.
With colors ranging from pink to green to blue, some forms of this versatile stone are rivaling the Big Three in demand and value.
This record-breaking tsavorite of nearly 117 carats recently joined the Smithsonian’s National Gem Collection.
Natural pearls are one of the world’s great treasures and a key part of the Gulf Country's culture and economy.
Star lot: The finders of this 55-carat ruby - the largest to go up for auction - hope to boost publicity for Mozambican stones.
The power of personality: With the Christie’s spring sales full of pieces from prominent owners, the stories of these figures help capture buyers' interest.
As the company’s new global jewelry head, he’s managing not just the auction house’s offerings, but thousands of appreciative Instagram followers.
A class of its own: Lecturer Vanessa Cron delves into the cultural significance of the pieces we wear.
Prime vintage: Which looks from the past are trending today? Four US dealers weigh in.
A study in yellow: Boasting almost 217 carats of fancy-colored diamonds, the Jacob & Co. Billionaire Timeless Treasure is a golden-hued masterpiece.
Fresh faces on show: Colorful dials, comfort sizing, and contemporary twists on classics dominated the debuts at the Geneva fair.
Women of the hour: Phillips specialist Isabella Proia offers five tips for selling to this growing demographic.
Baguettes and beyond: The Los Angeles-based brand's international CEO shares her path to jewelry, top career moments, and favorite vacation spots.