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5 Jewelry News Stories You Might Have Missed

SurveysNov 08, 2019

5 Jewelry News Stories You Might Have Missed

The Knot’s jewelry and engagement study, takeaways from De Beers’ Diamond Insight Report, selling tips for the holiday season, and more.

An 18-karat rose gold ring from Omi Privé features a 2.73-carat emerald-cut pink sapphire accented by pink sapphire trapezoids (0.78 carat total weight) and round diamonds ($19,200). Sapphires are a popular alternative to diamonds for engagement rings, according to The Knot’s 2019 Jewelry & Engagement Study.

New York—Need to catch up on last week’s jewelry news? Here are five stories to get you back in the “loupe.”

1. The Average Amount Spent on an Engagement Ring Is …
Lower than it was a couple years ago, according to The Knot, De Beers and industry analyst Edahn Golan.

2. 5 Takeaways from De Beers’ Diamond Insight Report
Relationships may evolve but diamonds are forever, according to De Beers.

3. Squirrel Spotting: 6 Selling Pointers for the Season
Ahead of the holiday rush, Peter Smith is dispensing advice on priming, the paradox of choice and asking the right kind of questions.

4. Reeds, Kleinfeld Say Yes to Bridal Jewelry Collab
Reeds Jewelers is tying the knot with wedding dress retailer Kleinfeld Bridal, of “Say Yes to The Dress” fame.

5. FTC to Social Media Influencers: Here’s How to Disclose
The Federal Trade Commission has published a new guide outlining when and how influencers should divulge their relationships with brands.

Lenore Fedowis the associate editor, news at National Jeweler, covering the retail beat and the business side of jewelry.

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