Bette Midler Is Auctioning Jewelry Pieces Next Week—Here’s What She’s Selling

Auction house Bonhams’ upcoming New York Jewels sale features a number of pieces from Bette Midler’s jewelry box (or basement vault? We...

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Beloved Bridal Brand Sylvie Welcomes the Next Generation

“By a woman, for a woman,” has been the tagline of bridal jewelry brand Sylvie since designer Sylvie Levine founded the brand in...


10 Surprising Stats About Jewelry Consumers from De Beers’ Charles Stanley

Charles Stanley, president of Forevermark at De Beers, gave an illuminating presentation at last month’s AGS Conclave event in Oklahoma City, sharing updated...


Rahaminov Opens New Store at Saks’ Vault in Greenwich

Jewelry brand Rahaminov Diamonds, the third-generation family-owned company known for its big-diamond designs, has opened a new boutique inside Saks Fifth Avenue’s fine jewelry...


Layaway is Helping Jewelers Close Sales Online—Is It For You?

“Layaway” may be one of the least dazzling words in the English dictionary. For many, the word surely conjures up TV ads featuring...

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Q&A: Pioneering Pre-Owned Watch Retailer Albert Ganjei On How the Market’s Changed

Albert Ganjei was a corporate engineer before rearranging his professional life nearly 30 years ago to put pre-owned Swiss watches at the center...


J. Lo’s Wearing a Green Diamond Engagement Ring—Will Your Clients Be Inspired?

You’ve probably heard the news: Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck are engaged—again! The first time around, in 2002, Affleck popped the question with...


Best Sellers: Retailers’ Top-Selling Bracelets 

It’s spring, and summer’s on the way. Which means it’s officially arm party season! “Arm parties” refer to wrists stacked up with bracelets...


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.,...

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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...