JA now offering TrendVision reports, books
Members of Jewelers of America now will receive monthly jewelry trends reports and a discount on books that outline and forecast jewelry trends, thanks to the organization’s new partnership with TrendVision Jewellery + Forecasting.
The History Behind … eye miniatures
In this new monthly feature, National Jeweler editors delve into the when, where and why of antique jewelry. August’s focus is on eye miniatures, which first became popular in the 1770s.
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.
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.”
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.