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What You Might Have Missed

AuctionsMay 21, 2018

What You Might Have Missed

Articles about a record-setting Rolex and a former jeweler being sentenced to prison are among the top jewelry news stories.

Our story about this Rolex Cosmograph Daytona Ref. 6265 record-setting turn at auction was the most-read fine jewelry news story on National Jeweler last week.

New York--These were the five most popular stories on National Jeweler last week, according to Google Analytics.

1. White Gold ‘Unicorn’ Rolex Sells for $5.9M
The Cosmograph Daytona Ref. 6265 is the second-most expensive Rolex ever sold at auction.

2. Former Jeweler Gets up to 10 Years in Prison for Larceny
In a jewelry crime case out of Michigan, Rick Currie pleaded guilty in March to stealing jewelry from more than 150 customers.

3. Historic 6-Carat ‘Farnese Blue’ Diamond Sells for $6.7M
The pear-shaped fancy dark gray-blue diamond was passed down through generations of European royals.

4. 4 Retailers on What Makes an Ideal Supplier
When jewelers talk supplier relationship goals, it often sounds like they’re describing a marriage. Attraction is a good start, but it has to grow from there.

5. Two Men Wanted in String of Antique Jewelry Thefts
The pair have hit antique malls and shops in six states, the Jewelers Security Alliance said.

Brecken Branstratoris the senior editor, gemstones at National Jeweler, covering sourcing, pricing and other developments in the colored stone sector.

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