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 originally scheduled for 27-30 May 2021 at CNR Expo, will now take place on 24-27 March 2022.
  • Joe Menzie, a New York City gem dealer, was named Gembridge North American Ambassador

Top 5 Jewelry News Last Week – Apr 26th, 2021

  • An Italian jeweler in lockdown sold a $360,000 diamond ring via WhatsApp video calls.
  • Tiffany signs K-Pop star Rosé, a member of girl group Blackpink, as new global ambassador of the 2021 Tiffany HardWear campaign.
  • Gembridge, an online gemstone trading platform, has appointed a Shanghai-based gemstone dealer Chen Shen (pictured) as its new ambassador to China.
  • Winners of GIA Beyoncé x Lorraine Schwartz Scholarship are announced on April 22.
  • US Government sanctions Burma pearl producer in an effort to block sources of revenue for the military regime.

Top 5 Jewelry News Last Week – Apr 19th, 2021

  • Rolex rolls out its 2021 new Oyster Perpetual models, Explorers and a Daytona online.
  • Both De Beers and Alrosa-the industry’s two largest mining companies-experienced a slowdown in rough diamonds, and CEO Bruce Cleaver said results were in line with company expectations.
  • To shake up its leadership team, Blue Nile invites many new employees, including a former director at Amazon Web Services and a former supply chain operator at Timex.
  • GCAL introduces its new 8X Ultimate Diamond Cut Grade standard, which will take into account eight factors: polish, external symmetry, proportions, optical brilliance, fire, scintillation, optical symmetry, and Hearts & Arrows.
  • Dua Lipa, TikTok, and Nostalgia are bringing charm bracelets back.

Top 5 Jewelry News Last Week – Apr 12th, 2021

  • Fabergé continues tradition with bejewelled $2.2 million objet d’art paying tribute to Game of Thrones.
  • Tiffany & Co. unveils 2021 Blue Book collection themed “Colors of Nature” in Shanghai.
  • Signet Jewelers acquires jewelry rental subscription platform Rocksbox.
  • Deadline to apply for the MJSA Education Foundation scholarship for enrolled jewelry students ends May 15.
  • In response to February coup, US Treasury Department effectively places a ban on Burmese gems with additional sanctions on two companies in Myanmar.

Top 5 Jewelry News Last Week – Mar 29th, 2021

  • Christie’s New York to offer three fancy vivid color diamonds, known as “The Perfect Palette,” totaling an estimated $8 million in the April sale.
  • Available in stores this May, Graff’s new high jewelry collection “Tribal” showcases celestial inspiration in diamonds and emeralds.
  • Platinum Guild International USA launched $500K US-based grant program to develop platinum business.
  • Benjamin Arabov to auction first luxury watch NFT of Jacob & Co.’s Epic SF24 with ArtGrails.
  • Four of Queen Victoria’s mourning jewels sold for more than 2x their estimates during Sotheby’s London March 24 auction that included 376 Mountbatten family items.

Top 5 Jewelry News Last Week – Mar 22th, 2021

  • Elsa Peretti, renowned designer of biomorphic jewelry for Tiffany & Co. since 1974, passed away on March 18 at age 80.
  • Mikimoto opened a 3,500 square feet flagship boutique on 5th Avenue with a positive outlook for the future of luxury retail in NYC. 
  • Victoire de Castellane, Creative Director of Dior Joaillerie, unveiled a 54-piece high jewelry collection named RoseDior which pays tribute to the beloved flower of the House’s founder.
  • Sotheby’s Hong Kong to feature an estimated $8.4 million Cartier bracelet with a D color, internally flawless 63.66 carat pear diamond in the upcoming April 20 sale.
  • Benjamin Arabov joins father Jacob Arabo as new CEO of international luxury watch and jewelry company Jacob & Co.

Top 5 Jewelry News This Week -Mar 15th, 2021

  • Dior Unveils RoseDior High Jewelry Collection in Paris
  • Queen Victoria Made Mourning Jewelry Fashionable—Now Her Pieces Are Up For Sale
  • Gems and Jewelry Market To Witness Heightened Revenue of USD +27 billion by 2028 with Chow Tai Fook Jewelry Group, Richemont, Signet Jewellers, Swatch Group, Rajesh Exports
  • Jewelry Market To Create Lucrative Opportunities For Global Market During Forecast Period Of 2021 To 2027
  • Jewelry Retail Market Will Reflect Significant Growth Prospects of US$ Mn during 2021-2026 with Major Key Player: Chopard Geneve, Graff Diamonds Corp., Harry Winston/Swatch Group, Kalyan Jewelers, LVMH, etc

Top 5 Jewelry News This Week – Mar 8th, 2021

  • Jewelry Masterpiece Awards’ To Present $100,000 To Jewelry Designers And Journalists
  • Dior Launches Gem Dior Watches and Jewelry Together
  • Mele & Co. Finds New Home and Looks to Enable Consumers to Live Life Organized
  • A Jewelry Exhibition in Antwerp Channels Space Age Aesthetics
  • Hong Kong Jewelry Sales Hit by Covid and Late New Year

Top 5 Jewelry News This Week- Mar 1st, 2021

  • Jewelry Market Size to Hit USD 266.53 Billion by 2027; Owing to Emergence of Digital Media Platforms Worldwide Boost Jewelry Industry, States Fortune Business Insights™
  • Nearly $3M in fake jewelry, watches found at CVG
  • Luxury jewelry retailer Tiffany & Co. is reportedly moving out of a Trump Organization building
  • Disney X RockLove Jewelry Is Launching New “Frozen 2” Ice Crystal Pieces on February 25th
  • Jewelry And Related Goods Market Augmented Expansion to be Registered until 2026 | Market Players are Cartier, Tiffany&Co, Bvlgari, VanCleef&Arpels, etc

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

  • Alex Woo, award-winning designer known for personalized jewelry in “The Carrie Diaries” and “Gossip Girl”, died last week at age 47.
  • Royal jewels, including the Beauharnais sapphire parure and Queen of Spain’s natural pearl tiara, to be offered in Christie’s and Sotheby’s May auction.
  • Jewelers of America to virtually hold National Convention and 19th GEM Awards in July.
  • Alrosa sold three special-size diamonds totaling 569.26 carats for $23.9 million in the 100th Jubilee Auction.
  • National Advertising Division recommends Diamond Foundry / Vrai to conspicuously disclose the origin of laboratory-grown diamonds in recent case decision.