We all know that fashion trends are cyclical, and jewelry fads are no exception. Who hasn't dipped into her mother's or grandmother's jewelry box in recent seasons to pluck a brooch or a strand of pearls that had suddenly fallen...
When the edit team at National Jeweler was trying to select a style icon for the cover of our 100th anniversary issue we knew that just another pretty face wouldn’t do. There were, it seemed, almost too many recognizable faces...
Rapper Nas gave a shout-out to Blood Diamond and announced he has a song on the soundtrack of the forthcoming Leo DiCaprio film. As reported by Eurweb, he was being interviewed about his upcoming album "Hip Hop Is Dead" by...
What a week! I feel like I spent more time looking at jewelry and watches than writing about them, not that I'm complaining. Retailers may have holidays on the brain, but jewelry designers have already moved on to spring. Wendy...
A colleague forwarded this amusing Miss Manners item about the proper etiquette when it comes to a diamond ring self-purchase. The advice-seeker, who is in a relationship with no plans for marriage, wonders if buying a diamond right-hand ring for...
While there's been plenty of chatter about Blood Diamond, and it only seems to be increasing as the Dec. 8 release date looms, I think the diamond industry should keep in mind the success of another film that shares both...
I have the best job. I saw a ton of interesting jewelry and watches this week from designers such as the Geneva Watch Co., Alex and Ani, and Temple St. Clair. But these two pieces stood out from the rest:...
What will they think of next? Shirt-manufacturing firm Bogosse has created a shirt designed specifically for watch enthusiasts, with a swatch of fabric cut out at the cuff to to show off a timepiece. The idea has a certain creativity,...
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