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...

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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...


Does Scent Sell? We Ask a Store Fragrance Expert

It’s one of retail’s best-kept secrets: There is an entire industry dedicated to perfuming our in-store experience. And most of the time, we...

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How Pennsylvania’s Trademark Antiques is Elevating the Vintage Jewelry E-Comm Game

Click into the Trademark Antiques website and you enter a platform that has more in common with branded jewelry websites—think Zoe Chicco, Aurate...

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Las Vegas’ Huntington Jewelers Will Open Second Store in Affluent Summerlin Suburb

It’s clear that Jenny O. Calleri has luck on her side. When the fine jewelry retailer—a veteran of several jewelry stores on the...


The Future of Retail: Q&A with Esqueleto Stores Founder Lauren Wolf

Independent fine jewelry retail owners have been forced to navigate extreme shifts these past few years, including COVID-19’s lockdowns and the pendulum swing...


Mish Fine Jewelry Has Relocated from NYC to Palm Beach—Here’s Why

With temperatures in New York City dipping below 20 degrees this second week of February, anyone could be forgiven for ditching Manhattan and...

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The Secret of Sissy’s Success: Chatting with Sissy’s Log Cabin’s William Jones

Sissy’s Log Cabin, the fine jewelry chain established in Pine Bluff, Ark., in 1970, is one of independent jewelry retailing’s biggest success stories....

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Tucson Gem Week 2022: The Must-See Shows

Like all live industry events, Tucson Gem Week has changed and evolved throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. But this year’s packed lineup of shows...

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Check Out the 555 Ct. ‘Enigma’ Black Diamond Headed to Auction Next Month

It has a name befitting its extraordinary qualities: The Enigma. And at 555.55 cts., it’s about the size of a plump clementine orange....