July 31, 2015
Associate Editor Brecken Branstrator highlights six pieces of jewelry set with peridot, the green gemstone that has long been associated with light, healing and happiness and is the birthstone for this month.
July 31, 2015
I apologize for this blog being a little late. The exact halfway point of the year technically was about a month ago.
July 30, 2015
Senior Editor Hannah Connorton channeled her inner investor this week to participate in a panel designed to help new designers with their sales pitches and collections.
July 28, 2015
I think that the line-up in this year’s New Designer Gallery at the JA New York Summer show was fantastic.
July 23, 2015
I just returned to New York City, and the National Jeweler office, after a sunny week off spent on the New England coast.
July 17, 2015
Earlier this summer, World Federation of Diamond Bourses President Ernie Blom announced that his organization, along with the World Jewellery Confederation (CIBJO) and the International Diamond Manufacturers Association, had drafted and signed a new policy on an issue that’s top-of-mind for retailers today: diamond color grading.
July 13, 2015
Associate Editor Brecken Branstrator rounds up six pieces of jewelry set with this month’s birthstone, the ruby, which is thought to bring health, wealth and wisdom.
July 10, 2015
Immediately after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on June 26 that same-sex marriage was legal across all 50 states, reports began popping up about the increase in business jewelers could expect from this historic decision that, in my opinion, was long overdue.
July 9, 2015
Snapchat is one of my favorite social media platforms.
July 8, 2015
I was on the phone Tuesday morning with someone in the industry who mentioned that he had recently seen a live stage version of Whose Line Is It Anyway?, a British radio-cum-TV improvisational sketch comedy show that also had a run in the United States.
July 6, 2015
To say that I’m excited that summer is finally in full swing is an understatement. This was a long, hard winter, followed by a very busy spring, and I’m glad that it’s finally time to sit back, relax and soak up the sun.
July 2, 2015
Covering trends and new designers isn’t something I get to do a lot of here. It is not really my beat, so to speak.