Cushion-cut diamonds, for one, Editor-in-Chief Michelle Graff reports after digesting the latest data from GemFind.
They don’t form in the same layer of the Earth as other diamonds.
Crimes without punishment, amazing gemstones and legal rows round out the list of the most-read stories on NationalJeweler.com in the first half of the year.  
Rapaport lambasted De Beers in his annual breakfast presentation in Las Vegas and has since publicly claimed the diamond company is destroying transparency in the trade. Editor-in-Chief Michelle Graff examines the genesis of his claims.
Chief Transformation Officer Lynn Dennison talks real estate strategy, competing with independent jewelers, and cars vs. jewelry.
In May, we wrote about a 3.99-carat diamond said to be the biggest lab-grown pink in the world. Not so fast, said one diamond dealer.
Watch a diamond go from seed to polished in two minutes and 14 seconds.
The best quotes from the Oracle of Omaha and his right-hand man Charlie Munger at the annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting.
Editor-in-Chief Michelle Graff shares her takeaways from AGS Conclave 2018.
GemFind recently shared the results of its annual report, which includes what diamond shape is now topping the princess in popularity.
Friends and colleagues share memories of the jewelry industry and civic leader who died earlier this week at the age of 93.
An affidavit filed Thursday maps out the connection between the Indian diamantaire and his U.S. companies that filed for bankruptcy.
A banker talks about what the billion-dollar bank fraud allegations against Indian diamantaire Nirav Modi mean for the industry as a whole.
Dealers at The Original Miami Beach Antique Show dish on the telltale signs that something is a reproduction and the importance of experience.
Gina Drosos talks about the retailer’s image among women, digital marketing and why the company is “not there yet” when it comes to targeting women who buy jewelry for themselves.
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