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Mirror imaging: The French brand’s virtual try-on device shows that the future of jewelry retail has arrived. Will the house’s competitors follow its lead?
Two-for-one deal: Finding a such a specimen is rare, but the recently unearthed Beating Heart has shed light on how such stones form.
Here are just a few readers’ comments as the industry weighed in on the lab-grown debate.
Purpose and profit: The costs of not embracing ethical practices are rising.
Alrosa goods are still flowing into certain countries, but the details are hazy.
Hiding unethical practices behind a veneer of sustainability is a serious issue in the luxury sector.
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Customers can craft their own engagement rings at Nested Yellow in Portland, Oregon.
Low engagement numbers and a distinct learning curve have made jewelers hesitant to embrace the popular app.
Remodeling 101: Top tips from experts Jesse Balaity, owner of Balaity Property Enhancement in Sarasota, Florida, and Robert Dykman, president of RAD Construction Consultants in Livingston, New Jersey.
Seeds of green: Two exquisite new brooches from the Taiwanese art jeweler evoke the freshness of spring.
Fastener fashion: Clipping onto charms or hanging on their own, these adornments combine function and flair.
Pairing uncut and polished stones in a single jewel is a striking way to evoke the earthy origins of fine gems.
A Parisian in America: The 47-year-old brand is sharing its designs with new markets.
A grand unified theory: Yutai’s collection uses an innovative technique to combine multiple pieces.
Trends from Tucson: Sourcing difficulties and sticker shock were the talk of this year’s gem fairs.
Facets of discussion: Some 150 attendees met in Dubai for the annual conference of the International Colored Gemstone Association.
With the auction house itself on the block this time, likely suitors include billionaires and big firms.
Small but mighty: People seeking to sell their jewels may think first of big-name houses, but lesser-known establishments can have as much or more to offer clients.
Behind the gavel: Introducing the auction house’s senior vice president for luxury sales in Dubai.
The international art and jewelry show took place in March in Maastricht, The Netherlands.
Links to the past: The appetite for these antique pieces is alive and well today.
The real deal: Anellie Manolas and Susan Abeles talk about sourcing, transparency, and collecting versus selling.
That special glow: The Panerai Luminor, initially a military model, has become an investment asset.
The hammer went down on more than $760 million in sales in 2022, says The Mercury Project. What’s next?
Recently launched website WatchAnalytics crunches the numbers to provide pricing data for timepiece buyers.
Active role: The executive on his career path, the supremacy of the consumer, and skiing in Montana.