How Much Are US Consumers Spending on Engagement Rings?

The cost of love. How much are the average Americans spending on their engagement rings? Two companies release numbers; see how yours compare.  Read More »

Shy Creation Not Self-Conscious About Nabbing Airtime

Not so camera ‘Shy.’ A ring from one diamond jewelry manufacturer stepped into the morning TV spotlight when it was part of a surprise Valentine’s Day proposal on the “Today.” Read More »

Lucapa Recovers 227-Carat Rough Diamond at Lulo

227-carat gem. This rough diamond is the second largest ever found at the Lulo mine in Angola. Read More »

Squirrel Spotting: The People Merry-Go-Round

The personnel file. When looking to hire or promote, jewelers need to be realistic about the fact that there will be ups and downs no matter what, Peter Smith writes. Read More »

Amsterdam Sauer Founder Dead at 95

In memory of... Jules Roger Sauer, the gemstone and design legend who discovered the first Brazilian emerald deposit, has died. Read More »

The Film That Should Be on the Industry’s Radar

Must-see movie. Out in select theaters Friday, “A United Kingdom” tells the story of Botswana’s road to independence. Read More »

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