Top 5 Jewelry News Last Week – May 31st, 2021

The 15.81-carat “Sakura” diamond sold for $29.3 million on May 23, being a record price at auction for a purple-pink diamond. Day’s Jewelers has its new vice president – Liz Mahoney. Brilliant Earth is opening a new showroom in Seattle this summer Mehul Choksi, former chairman of now-defunct Gitanjali Gems, has been arrested after trying […]

Top 5 Jewelry News Last Week – May 24th, 2021

BriteCo, a jewelry insurance company is letting its jeweler partners earn points for completed appraisals, and then redeem points for digital gift cards. Three men have been arrested for allegedly committing an armed robbery of a $500,000 Richard Mille wristwatch at a Beverly Hills restaurant in March.  Bergio International, the publicly traded jewelry manufacturer, acquires 51% […]

Top 5 Jewelry News Last Week – May 17th, 2021

A 254 carat Type II white diamond is recovered at Letseng mine in Lesotho. Lucara Diamond Corp has secured $220 million in financing to help take the Karowe Mine in Botswana underground and extend its life by about 20 years. Sid Keswani, the president of Pandora’s North American starting in 2018 left Pandora. An emerald-cut, […]

Top 5 Jewelry News Last Week – May 10th, 2021

Jean Claude Michelou, ‘InColor’ Founder, died May 3 of COVID-19. Harris Jewelry, a New York-based chain, has shuttered all of its stores in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, shifting its business online. Indian jewelry might be possibly slapped with a new import duty of as high as 25% if India and the United States […]

Top 5 Jewelry News Last Week – May 06th, 2021

Alber Elbaz, who revived Lanvin Brand and worked for Guy Laroche and Yves Saint Laurent brands, died at age 59 on April 24. Deborah Ann Kaufman, a Tiffany executive, died unexpectedly March 26. Tiffany & Co. will debut the Charles Tiffany Setting, its first-ever collection of engagement rings for men. Istanbul Jewelry Show, which was […]