The Swiss lab reveals how stones from the Panjshir Valley are both different from and similar to emeralds from other places.
What You Might Have Missed
Here are the top five stories published on NationalJeweler.com last week, according to Google Analytics.
New York--Here are the top five stories on NationalJeweler.com from Feb. 14 to 20, according to Google Analytics.
1. The Top 10 Trends Expected to Drive Retail in 2016
In its latest market brief, Synchrony Financial predicted that technology will shape eight of the top 10 trends expected to have the greatest impact on retail sales this year.
2. How to Make Your Customer the Hero
“The Jewelry Coach” Pat Henneberry outlines five questions jewelers and their teams should contemplate to find out how to make a client, not the business or product, the focus of a sale.
3. What an Online Retailer Learns by Going Brick-and-Mortar
Editor-in-Chief Michelle Graff sat down with the founder of Stone & Strand to better understand what the e-tailer hopes to gain by opening a physical space.
4. Great Rings from the Grammys
Though big, bold jewelry looks were few and far between on the Grammys red carpet, rings proved to be a constant when it comes to award show accessorizing.
5. Week in Photos – February 15, 2016
Bulgari’s unveiling of its “perfect mistake” and New York-based designer Michal Kadar being named a “Rising Star” were among the stories National Jeweler covered in last week’s photo recap.
The reminder follows a frightening incident at a store in California.
The survey showed Americans are becoming more optimistic about their financial futures and view precious jewelry as an important category.
Gold has had its share of ups and downs over the last 5 decades. Here’s why the metal is having another big comeback.
Ahna Shmuel returns to the company to head brand management as well as oversee the jewelry division.
Sotheby’s created an Instagram filter for the crown, estimated to sell for up to $1.5 million.
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