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20169_27_Artemis

Celebrity News: More From The Emmys And New York Fashion Week

Forevermark At The Emmys And New York Fashion Week

Los Angeles, CA—Forevermark diamonds lit up the red carpet at the 68th Annual Emmy Awards on actresses Claire Danes, Sophie Turner, and Tatiana Maslany who was the Emmy winner for Best Actress in a Drama. Maslany, of Orphan Black, wore two...

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2016_9_29_DavidBrown

Make the Rest of 2016 All About YOU!

Omaha, NE—There is no better time of the year than right now to demand more for yourself and from others: from your inventory, from your suppliers, from your staff, from your advertising and from your investment.

Resolutions, Goals & Objectives. No doubt, last New Year’s Eve you made some...

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2017_9_27_HSDisplay

Brand News: Hasenfeld-Stein’s New Display; Scott Kay Student Design Contest; New Stuller Catalog

Hasenfeld-Stein Offers Retail Showcase Display For FireCushion And FireMark Diamonds

New York, NY--Hasenfeld-Stein has developed a new retailer showcase display for its FireCushion and FireMark diamonds, in time for the 2016 holiday selling season.

Free to retail jewelers, the focus of the...

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2016_9_29_PGILogo

Industry News: PGI Turns 25; D.E.F. Donates $130,000 To African School; AGS Mentoring; More

Platinum Guild International USA Celebrates 25th Anniversary in 2017

New York, NY—Platinum Guild International USA turns 25 years old next year. In 1992, PGI—already active in Europe and Asia—expanded to the USA to introduce the metal to a new generation in an exciting new way.  Throughout its...

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2016_9_27_Robert_Yanega_Smyth_CFO

Retail News: Smyth Jewelers Names Robert Yanega Chief Financial Officer

Timonium, MD—Smyth Jewelers has promoted Robert Yanega to chief financial officer. Yanega, a 13-year Smyth veteran, joined the company in 2003 and has held various operational and administrative roles throughout his tenure.

Prior to becoming CFO, Yanega bolstered Smyth’s financial strategy,...

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2016_8_18.midult

The Month In Review: September

Merrick, NY—As the industry gears up after the summer, all thoughts are on holiday-season sales. Going into the fourth quarter, De Beers makes a radical shift and acknowledges the importance of the female self-purchase customer, while two sales experts address motivating your top performers and...

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2016_9_22_Alishan

Video: Alishan Halebian of Alishan

Las Vegas, NV--Designer Alishan Halebian reviews his newest pieces with gold and gemstones at the Couture show. Click here to watch.

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2016_8_18.midult

De Beers Recommends Jewelers Put More Focus On Diamond Self-Purchase

London, United Kingdom—The just-released 2016 Diamond Insight Report from De Beers says Millennials spent a collective U.S. $25 billion on diamond jewelry in 2015; more than any other generation. And almost one third of it was bought by women for themselves; a figure that’s only likely to rise with...

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2016_9_22_viola_davis

The Emmys: Platinum And Popular Jewelry Brands Ruled The Night

Los Angeles, CA—Hollywood’s biggest television stars celebrated their achievements at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards and related parties. After the Oscars, this is one of jewelry's biggest nights in Hollywood. For many, platinum jewelry and other leading luxury brands were the top choice to...

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2016_9_22_ChrysmelaCatch

Product News: CHRYSMELA Offers Super-Secure Earring Back To Prevent Loss

Los Angeles, CA—Want to be sure your diamond earrings really are forever yours? More than 86% of women surveyed by a Los Angeles jewelry company have lost one or more earrings in their lives, often due to a faulty back. As a result, many don’t wear their favorite earrings for fear of losing them....

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2016_9_22_Loupe

GSI Offers Free Grading Services at Centurion South Beach

Miami Beach, FL—Gemological Science International (GSI) is extending a special offer for retailers attending the u upcoming Centurion South Beach show. 

“We are excited to work together with Centurion and have the opportunity to offer our diamond grading and testing services at Centurion South...

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2016_9_22_CareerFair

Industry News: GIA Career Fair, New Diamond Mine Opens; Burma Ruby Ban To End; More

GIA’s Jewelry Career Fair Set For Oct. 7 in Carlsbad

Carlsbad, CA—GIA’s annual Jewelry Career Fair and Open House will take place Oct. 7 from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Institute’s headquarters Robert Mouawad campus. Panel discussions begin at 8:30 a.m.; nearly 40 industry job recruiters will be...

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2016_9_22_Familybusiness

Conflict In A Family Business: What To Embrace And What To Avoid

Kennesaw, GA—Disagreements and conflict are inevitable in both families and family businesses. Rare is the family that doesn’t have at least one relative everybody wants to avoid—Uncle Joe’s politics, Aunt Mary’s criticisms, cousin Louie’s obnoxious jokes, or sister Annie the drama queen—but when...

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2016_9_22_TomerRegev

Video: Tomer Regev Of Carelle

Las Vegas, NV--Tomer Regev introduces a major new piece for Carelle, called “Pixels,” created from hundreds of articulated pieces of 18k gold and diamonds, and inspired by digital imagery. Click here to watch.

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2016_9_22_LouisaSarkisyan

Video: Louiza Babouryan Sarkisyan of Arman Sarkisyan

Las Vegas, NV--Louisa Babouryan Sarkisyan reviews the latest colored gemstone, gold, and oxidized silver pieces debuting from designer Arman Sarkisyan. Click here to watch.

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2016_9_15_CelineStandUp

Celebrity News From SU2C, Toronto Film Festival, New York Fashion Week, More

Celine Dion, Rihanna, Jennifer Hudson In Hearts On Fire

Los Angeles, CA—Singer Celine Dion (left), whose husband René Angélil succumbed to cancer earlier this year, performed on stage at the Stand Up to Cancer charity event on September 9 in Los Angeles. She wore Butani ruby and diamond earrings...

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2016_9_15_Marquart

Industry News: DPA New Marketing Chief; Jewelry + Trend Forecasting Book Out; More

Diamond Producers Association Announces New Chief Marketing Officer

New York, NY—The Diamond Producers Association (DPA) has appointed Deborah Marquardt (left) as chief marketing officer. Marquardt will lead all U.S. activities for the DPA, with a focus on integrated marketing and media...

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2016_9_15_BorsheimsRedCarpet

Retail News: Borsheims Sponsors Three Community Events

Omaha, NE—Borsheims closed out the summer season by sponsoring three large Omaha-area events in just 10 days: MAHA Music Festival, Omaha Fashion Week, and the Go Red for Women Expo brought Borsheims’ brand and jewelry in front of thousands of customers in all demographics. 

The MAHA Music Festival...

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2016_9_15_Honeylove

Brand News: Gumuchian Gets Buzz For Conserving Bees; Frederick Goldman Hires QC Engineer; More

Gumuchian Generates Buzz For Honeybee Conservation Efforts

New York, NY—Many people instinctively view bees as dangerous menaces worthy of extermination. They may not realize that honeybees are generally docile, highly complex, and crucial players in our both food system and the biodiversity of...

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