Annual pearl design contest open for entries
Submissions now are being accepted for the International Pearl Design Competition, a design contest hosted by the Cultured Pearl Association of America each year to celebrate and recognize excellence in pearl jewelry.
‘Most desirable’ pink diamond could sell for $15M
In a year that has seen a number of record-breaking sales of natural colored diamonds, Sotheby’s is offering another exceptional stone: an 8.41-carat internally flawless, fancy vivid purple-pink diamond.
Post, Pelzel among 2015 Spectrum Award judges
The American Gem Trade Association has released the names of the five judges for its annual Spectrum Awards, a colored gemstone and pearl jewelry design competition that also recognizes lapidary skills.
HRD Antwerp announces ‘culinary’ theme for contest
Diamond grading lab HRD Antwerp is accepting entries for the 16th edition of its international jewelry design competition, which this year carries the theme of “A la Carte, A Culinary Journey.”
Yurman reunites with Kate Moss for fall campaign
Model Kate Moss has returned as the face of David Yurman, and will appear in the brand’s “Enduring Style” advertising campaign that will appear in print and online outlets around the world this fall.
Bonhams auctioning mystery author’s hidden gems
A 19th century diamond brooch and three-stone diamond ring discovered as part of Agatha Christie’s estate by one of the author’s fans will be on the auction block at Bonhams jewelry sale in October.