Month: March 2022


Zing Zoom: Gemology Geek’s Erica Silverglide on Her Uncommon Place in the Industry

Welcome to Zing Zoom, our video series that features bite-sized video interviews with some of the industry’s most interesting, delightful and dynamic members!  ...


Q&A: AGTA Interim CEO Kimberly Collins on the Nonprofit’s Leadership Change and Future Plans

The American Gem Trade Association (AGTA), one of the most active and well-known colored gem and cultured pearl nonprofit organizations in the U.S.,...

George the Jeweler
Good News

George the Jeweler’s Ring Benefitting Down Syndrome Individuals Comes From a Personal Place

Celebrity jeweler George Khalife, who goes by the name George the Jeweler professionally, has given to several charities in the past, including leading...

Trends and Fashion

Oscars Jewelry 2022: Fiery Diamonds Won Big

Oh, what a night! The 94th Academy Awards took place last night in Los Angeles, and though the slap is dominating much of...

On the Road

Jewelry’s Big NYC Weekend: GEM Awards, 24 Karat Club Dinner, JSA Luncheon and More

The jewelry industry had a very big week last week! Professionals from all sectors of the industry gathered in New York to attend...

Plastic and gem jewelry
Trends and Fashion

Designers Are Putting Diamonds and Gems into Plastic Jewels and They Look Amazing

Tessa Packard has always been interested in materials “considered ‘low’ or cheap,” she says. A surprising revelation, considering the designer and founder of...

oval diamond ring

Best Sellers: Retailers Share Their Hottest-Selling Engagement Rings

Spring is a popular season for popping the question (and March 20 was National Proposal Day!) so we asked fine jewelry professionals across...

JM Intel

JM Intel Insights VIDEO: What Jewelry Retailers Need to Know About Inflation

There’s a lot in the news right now about inflation. Prices in the U.S. are going up at their fastest rate since the...

Gaelle Khouri
Good News

Lebanese Designer Gaelle Khouri Reboots Business After Lebanon’s Financial Crisis

Seismic global shifts can reshape individual lives. Such was the case with Lebanese jewelry designer Gaelle Khouri, who’s known by collectors and in...

Trends and Fashion

Just In: Gemfields’ Jaw-Dropping Collab With India’s Shachee Fine Jewellery 

Colored gem miner Gemfields has a history of illustrious designer partnerships with creators including Margery Hirschey and Sandy Leong.   But its latest...