The colored-gemstone market is waking up to fresh opportunities for growth as new generations of consumers look for ways to express themselves.
From algorithm to adornment: Whether as a design aid, a data tracker, or a retail tool, artificial intelligence is making its mark — even as it raises questions of ethics and creative quality.
Leading light: Every small step matters, says the Grandview Klein chief communications and sustainability officer, who has dedicated her career to forging a path of responsible practices.
Consumers can’t get enough of fine colored stones and cultured pearls, but the spiking demand is driving up prices and squeezing supply. Industry insiders weigh in.
More precious than diamonds? Retailers paint a picture of their sales trends and challenges.
Opening doors: After success with its watch sales, the nearly 75-year-old company has launched a jewelry centric flagship in Carmel-by-the Sea, California.
There’s a wide array of holidays beyond the usual US stalwarts, and store owners should be tapping into that market.
The gem devotee: For the owner of this atelier-inspired jewelry retailer in Silver Lake, California, it’s all about finding hidden treasures.
Feeling peachy: Padparadscha sapphires, moonstones, garnets, tourmalines, spinels, and diamonds are some of the stones that lend themselves to the chosen hue of 2024.
With a rainbow of colors to choose from, this stone is quietly taking its place in the top tier of gems.
Hot off the runway: See what the designers at the recent spring-summer fashion shows have in store for the year ahead.
All about love: The Paris-based designer is keeping it personal with her fun, stackable statement jewelry.
Two gem suppliers’ innovative cuts are making peridot and ruby shine.
The Thai life: A steady gem supply and a history of expertise continue to attract cutters and dealers to the Asian hub.
In this second half of a two-part series, we learn more about the American Gem Trade Association’s work and its profound impact on the sector.
Stellar stateside stones: Colored diamonds came out on top at the December sales, while sapphires continued to draw collectors’ interest.
The jewelry department head talks about the diamond brooch that changed her life, and the enduring power of the Art Deco movement.
Adornment and Splendor: The spectacularly crafted creations of the Mughal and Deccan eras are on show in a new book.
New rules for jewels: Dealer Ben Macklowe talks about the revival of this design movement, its most desirable pieces, and what to consider when purchasing them.
Working oval time: This luxuriously elongated watch has soared in popularity, particularly on the secondhand market.
Lacquer and load: Statement timepieces in bright hues are having a revival.
Setting herself apart: Meet Jocelyn Zimmer, president of the fifth generation family business in New York’s Hudson Valley region.