June 2012

Celebrity Jewelry Gawk™ – Classically chic

The stars have been keeping it classy this summer, continuing the trend of long drop earrings, stacked bangles and cocktail rings. While the color trend is still in full swing, many celebrities have b... read more..

In Memoriam: Glen Beres

I just learned that Glen Beres passed away on June 20 at the age of 50. Glen and I were reporters together at National Jeweler in the early 90s--surely a different day and age. While I specialized in ... read more..

$100 Million Supersellers

The State of the Majors 2012The State of the Majors 2012National Jeweler's $100 Million SuperSellers ranks the nation's largest jewelers by annual sales. On the following page you will find an index e... read more..

Top 50 North American Retail Chains

THANKS FOR FINDING THIS PAGE, BUT WE’VE GOT SOMETHING EVEN BETTER FOR YOU. The 2018 State of the Majors report is out! Go here to read it now. National Jeweler’s 2012 State of the Majors lists the Top... read more..

State of the Majors 2012: Continued evolution

As a whole, jewelry sales continued to improve for the nation’s largest sellers of fine jewelry in 2011, continuing the trend seen last year.New York--As a whole, jewelry sales continued to improve fo... read more..

A little less conversation, please

Last night, the Diamond Manufacturers & Importers Association of America (DMIA) held a meeting in New York City covering what is undoubtedly one of the most talked-about topics among diamantaires toda... read more..

Milus embarks on historical mission

In the watch industry, brands constantly are on a quest to connect with their history and tradition, leading to the introduction of countless timepieces that “reach back into the archives” to pay homa... read more..

Celebrity Jewelry Gawk™ – Early Summer Styles

The start of summer has provided celebrities with a wealth of opportunities at which to parade their newest, trendiest jewelry, including galas, movie premieres, film festivals and music awards. The s... read more..

Jewelry of the 'Shadows'

When my first son was very young and very sick and spending too much time in operating rooms and intensive care, I sought a diversion to distract him from what was happening. Portable DVD players were... read more..
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Since 1906, National Jeweler has been the must-read news source for smart jewelry professionals--jewelry retailers, designers, buyers, manufacturers, and suppliers. From market analysis to emerging jewelry trends, we cover the important industry topics vital to the everyday success of jewelry professionals worldwide. National Jeweler delivers the most urgent jewelry news necessary for running your day-to-day jewelry business here, and via our daily e-newsletter, website and other specialty publications, such as "The State of the Majors." National Jeweler is published by Jewelers of America, the leading nonprofit jewelry association in the United States.