A story about designers new to the Couture show this year, including Bayco, the designer of the ring pictured, was one of National Jeweler’s most popular stories last week.
New York--These were the five most popular stories on National Jeweler last week, according to Google Analytics.

1. Forbes List of Wealthiest Women Includes 2 from Jewelry
Alex & Ani founder Carolyn Rafaelian and Kendra Scott both are new to the Forbes list of the richest self-made women in America.

2. Squirrel Spotting: Body Language Speaks Volumes
A great deal of time is spent coaching the correct language for sales. But even more important, Peter Smith wrote, is what your body language is saying.

3. Merit Diamond Wins $90K in Copyright Case Against Sears
The federal court in Miami issued the judgment against the department store chain and ordered it to stop selling the pendant that Merit claimed was a copy of its “Solitaire” design.

4. 18 New-to-Couture Brands Not To Miss
This year, there are a number of show newcomers worth setting aside time for.

5. ‘Bao Dai’ Rolex Sells for $5 Million, Sets Record
The rare watch that once belonged to the last emperor of Vietnam is now the most expensive Rolex ever sold at auction.

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