Market Prices as of May 5, 2016 :: Gold :: Silver :: Platinum
White Pine to Offer Hawaiian Getaway in Las Vegas

Two tickets to paradise. National Jeweler’s countdown to Las Vegas continues with a look at White Pine’s Hawaiian getaway contest. Read More »

1,109-Carat Diamond Expected to Sell for More Than $70M

Nice ice. This is “Lesedi la Rona,” the 1,109-carat rough diamond that mining company Lucara unearthed in Botswana last year. It’s going up for auction at Sotheby’s London in June. Read More »

11 Jewels That Captured the Met Gala Theme

Man vs. machine. At the annual Met Gala benefit, celebrities opted either for bold metal pieces or white diamond jewelry to wear down the red carpet. See a few of the pieces here. Read More »

Jewelry Business Closures Climb 34% in Q1

Closing up shop. The number of retail jewelers who ceased operations in the first quarter 2016 totaled 335, as compared with 250 in the same time period last year.  Read More »

May Birthstone Baubles

Emerald city. May’s birthstone, the emerald, is perfect for the spring month, with its shade of green representing the rebirth and renewal that the season brings. Here are 10 great pieces of emerald jewelry.  Read More »

3 New, Potentially Good Reads for May

Let’s make a deal. Want to learn to become a better negotiator? Check out Never Split the Difference, a new book by former FBI hostage negotiator Chris Voss.  Read More »

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The online retailer reported that it sold a total of $56.7 million in diamond engagement rings in the United States in Q1 2016, down from $61 million in Q1 2015.
The tennis ball-sized rough stone, which will be auctioned at Sotheby’s in June, could yield the largest top quality polished diamond in the world.
After less than a year in the position, Endless Jewelry CEO Paul Moonga is out, replaced by Ulrik Rasch, the brand’s global supply chain director.
Amid economic and regulatory uncertainties during an election year, small business owners are currently feeling less optimistic about the state of their businesses, according to a study from Capital One.
For every $25,000 spent with the company during JCK Las Vegas, customers will receive one entry into a drawing for an all-expenses-paid vacation package for two.
A number of different factors are influencing the trend and it’s not expected to reverse course anytime soon.

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