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Now that De Beers’ diamond blockchain platform is open to the entire industry, the next step is to get more brands and miners to sign on.
The recent State of the Art Jewelry Summit brought key sustainability issues to the fore.
Accessible by design: This community has had little representation in the trade, but industry activists hope to change that — and open up new business opportunities in the process.
Swiss sensation: May’s show was bigger than ever, with participants reporting strong interest in exceptional gemstones
At the helm of a new era: The De Beers exec plans to make the World Diamond Council more accessible and heighten awareness of responsible-sourcing issues.
Stocking stuffers: Six retailers share the must-have styles they’ll be buying for their shelves.
Attainable chic: With an elegant ambiance and a range of price points, the New York boutique caters to celebrities as well as everyday connoisseurs.
Space mission: Retailers are renovating, expanding, or moving into larger stores — whether because the pandemic boosted business, or simply to keep up with customer needs.
Growing hesitation: Even with increasing sales, store owners remain wary of buying synthetic diamonds for stock.
The French designer describes the process behind the piece that earned her a coveted award at Couture.
Interpreter of dreams: The designer behind this rapidly growing company draws on fairy tales and tattoo art to create her personalized symbolic pieces.
On runways, in fine-jewelry collections, and even on TV, these shimmering gems are seeing an explosion of unconventional designs.
Good green fun: Emeralds, tsavorites and other stones in this verdant shade are sprouting up in both designer and museum collections.
A product of ancient fossils deep underground in Canada, this iridescent stone is a mesmerizing alternative to opal.
Amid financial pressures and declining training opportunities, the number of lapidaries is plummeting — but there is cause for hope.
This much-misunderstood gem deserves more attention for its brilliant fire and rainbow of color options, designers say.
Pieces by the much-coveted designer sold out at Christie’s Geneva, but had a tougher time at Sotheby’s.
On the rocks: Big diamonds and Bulgari stood out at the latest Swiss auctions, which included the contentious yet high-value Heidi Horten sale.
Sales were subdued despite record-breaking totals and several noteworthy gems.
An ode to beauty: Diamonds of distinctive shapes and hues complemented a smattering of spectacular colored stones.
The senior specialist for jewelry and watches at Hindman’s newly opened New York branch chats about her professional journey, the market, and the Elizabeth Taylor collection.
Coco’s craft: A new book plumbs the creative processes behind the brand’s iconic high-jewelry designs.
Inherited traits: Family-run estate dealers build on their best traditions to attract new clients.
Reviving a legend: The master designer’s work is getting a relaunch. Here’s a look at what to expect.
Dialing down the dimensions: Gender-fluid and enticingly retro, slimmer timepieces are a big hit with today’s collectors.
Living legacy: Meet the vice president of Vantyghem Diamonds, whose parents founded the company 50 years ago in Ontario, Canada.