Events


Trend-Spotting: Color and Cuffs

October 10, 2017
Associate Editor Ashley Davis highlights the most compelling looks from Jewelers of America’s recent press preview.  

Dinner at Bonhams: What Wine and Jewels Have in Common

September 26, 2017
For your next in-store event, why not pair wine with gems? Here’s how Bonhams did it.

Why ‘Battle of the Sexes’ is Relevant Now

September 19, 2017
Here’s what Associate Editor Ashley Davis learned from tennis legend and Citizen brand ambassador Billie Jean King.

Gramming NY Now: 7 Top Designs

August 28, 2017
Here’s what our Associate Editor deemed worth Instagramming from the recently concluded trade show.

My 7 Picks from the AGTA Spectrum Awards

August 15, 2017
Senior Editor Brecken Branstrator blogs on the pieces she loved and why.

JA New York’s New Designer Gallery At a Glance

July 11, 2017
Ten emerging brands will be featured at the show later this month.

6 Top Jewelry Moments from the Tonys

June 13, 2017
Vintage and antique jewels, with a couple of contemporary looks, were the evening’s stars.

4 Takeaways from a Colorful Update in Vegas

June 7, 2017
Senior Editor Brecken Branstrator highlights a few points she took away from a presentation by the AGTA’s Doug Hucker at JCK Las Vegas.

Traveling 1,913 Virtual Miles to Vegas

May 25, 2017
The woman behind Jordan Alexander jewelry is covering the distance between Birmingham and the Wynn Las Vegas on her Peloton bike. Here’s what she’s learning.

Why People Still Wear Watches

April 13, 2017
Our Editor-in-Chief also dives into what sizes they prefer and how they feel about smart devices in her post-Baselworld blog post.

Knowledge Sharing: Social Media, Customer Acquisition

March 17, 2017
Our Editor-in-Chief shares links, tips and tricks from the recent Idea Exchange at the JA New York show.

Meet the Fresh Faces of JA New York’s New Designer Gallery

March 15, 2017
The just-concluded JA New York Spring show hosted eight up-and-coming brands to watch.

The Biggest Diamond in Washington

January 19, 2017
It weighs nearly 188 carats and it’s not on Melania Trump’s hand. Our Editor-in-Chief reports from the nation’s capital.

A Big Space for Privacy, Please

December 6, 2016
The owners of Long Island’s Mayfair Jewelers are leasing a 3,000-square-foot space near their store for private appointments and extra-special events. Editor-in-Chief Michelle Graff reports.

3 Pieces with Wallace Chan

November 22, 2016
Today’s greatest living jeweler straddles the line between fine art and high jewelry.

5 Lessons Learned from a Polar Explorer

October 6, 2016
Eric Larsen is one of only about 50 people to ever make an unaided trek to the North Pole. Editor-in-Chief Michelle Graff recounts what she learned from listening to him talk.

4 Cool Facts About The Olympics and Their Medals

August 22, 2016
In the spirit of the 2016 Olympic Games, which closed Sunday evening, Senior Editor and Olympics super-fan Brecken Branstrator shares some interesting tidbits.

5 Tips from the Southeast’s ‘Jeweler of the Year’

August 15, 2016
The owners of the Cumberland Diamond Exchange talked with National Jeweler about hiring the right people and how long customers spend in their jewelry store. (Hint: It’s not long.)

And the (Spectrum) Academy Award Goes to…

August 8, 2016
Senior Editor Brecken Branstrator gives her own set of awards to pieces from the AGTA’s annual Spectrum design and lapidary competition.

The U.S. Market: An Overseas Perspective

July 19, 2016
The head of the Israeli Diamond Institute answered questions from National Jeweler about the U.S. economy, the biggest challenge facing jewelers and the upcoming election.
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