National Jeweler Network



Christie’s, Sotheby’s See Jewelry Sales Drop in 2015

Both auction houses recorded lower global totals for jewelry sales last year, despite having sold record-setting diamonds and gemstones.


7 Trends to Watch in 2016

Uniquely cut or shaped stones, black and white combinations, and mixed metals are among the trends expected to be prevalent in the new year.


The Top Auction Sales of 2015

From rare and colored to large and flawless, many of the diamonds sold this year at auction were world record-breakers.


Chamilia Gets Into the Stackables Game

The Swarovski brand has debuted a line of 28 rings priced between $30 and $70 that feature Swarovski Pure Brilliance Zirconia, Alpinite and Spinel crystals.


Sotheby’s CFO Resigns Amid Investor Pressures

Patrick McClymont will be stepping down from the role next week following activist investors’ calls for changes in senior management.


Colored Gemstones Still Setting Records at Auction

Bonhams’ record-setting week continued Tuesday in New York, when the auction house sold a 7.84-carat Kashmir sapphire for $1.35 million, or $172,000 per carat.


Queen’s Necklace Sells For $4.3M

A platinum and diamond Van Cleef & Arpels necklace worn by the Queen Nazli of Egypt in 1939 sold for just under its high-sale estimate at Sotheby’s New York this week.


WJA Announces Diva Design Winners

See the seven pieces of jewelry that were chosen as the first-place designs in the 2016 Diva Design competition.


11 Pieces in Pantone’s Colors of the Year

Pantone has named Rose Quartz and Serenity as the 2016 Colors of the Year, marking the first time the color institute has chosen two hues.