Top 5 Jewelry News Last Week – July 05th, 2021

ICA has appointed Helen Molesworth to lead InColor magazine. Pandora has hired Luciano Rodembusch, former Tiffany & Co. executive, as a new general manager for North America. The CPAA’s Annual Design Contest starts. Jewelry Reality Show ‘All That Glitters’ is now streaming on HBO Max. Tourneau, the 31-store watch retailer changes its name to Bucherer.

Top 5 Jewelry News Last Week – June 28th, 2021

Another 1,174-carat diamond, which is of variable quality, was found in Botswana. Paula Kahumbu, CEO of Kenyan organization Wildlife Direct, is the 2021 Rolex National Geographic Explorer of the Year. Italian fine jewelry brand Vendorafa celebrates its 70th anniversary with Vendorafa70, a new limited-edition collection. Sotheby will accept payment with Ether or Bitcoin for a […]

Top 5 Jewelry News Last Week – June 21th, 2021

The International Gemological Institute’s New York City office has committed to being carbon-neutral by 2022. Former Kimberley Process Chair Bernhardt Esau has been barred from entering the United States. Former Pandora Exec, Patrick Bennett, leads Successful Consultants Ltd. USA Office. The third largest piece weighing 1,098 cts was recently unearthed at the Jwaneng mine in […]

Top 5 Jewelry News Last Week – June 14th, 2021

Mansour Ojjeh, a legend in the world of Formula 1 racing and owner of TAG Heuer from 1985 to 1999, dies at 68. “The Chrysler Diamond” sells for $5.5M. Jewelers Mutual Group has acquired Gem + Jewel, a turnkey website service. A documentary – Assael Revealed: The Legendary Legacy of Pearl Pioneer Salvador J. Assael […]

Top 5 Jewelry News Last Week – June 7th, 2021

A 73 ct. fancy vivid yellow diamond estimated to sell for upward of $3 million will lead Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels sale opening June 9. A Washington man found a 2.20-carat light yellow diamond during a few-day visit to the Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas. The United States Trade Representative has postponed a possible […]

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 […]