Jewelry


Couture Jewelry Trend: The New Chandelier Earring

June 20, 2018
For years, mix-and-match studs have stolen the show. Now, contemporary designers are focusing on bolder earring styles, writes Associate Editor Ashley Davis.

Growing a Diamond Using CVD: Video

May 30, 2018
Watch a diamond go from seed to polished in two minutes and 14 seconds.

12 New-to-Couture Designers Not to Miss

May 29, 2018
There will be many new faces worth a visit at this year’s edition of the jewelry trade show.

What Is Going on with Bidz.com?

May 25, 2018
Senior Editor Brecken Branstrator takes a look at the jewelry auction website’s growing number of negative consumer reviews.

Royal Wedding Jewelry: I Wish There Had Been More Color

May 22, 2018
Senior Editor Brecken Branstrator takes a look at the jewelry the Duchess of Sussex chose for her wedding day.

Five Medallions and Their Meanings

May 18, 2018
Worn as much for personal protection as for fashion, jewelry designers talk about the meaning behind their contemporary versions of an ancient style.

Q&A: Catching Up with Fura Gems

May 8, 2018
National Jeweler Senior Editor Brecken Branstrator chats with Dev Shetty, CEO of the company that’s set to launch organized emerald mining in Colombia.

Nashville Is Great, and 4 Other Lessons from Conclave

April 27, 2018
Editor-in-Chief Michelle Graff shares her takeaways from AGS Conclave 2018.

The Most Clickable Diamonds of 2017

April 17, 2018
GemFind recently shared the results of its annual report, which includes what diamond shape is now topping the princess in popularity.

Color-Blocked Looks: Pairing Spring Shades with Gemstones

April 6, 2018
Now that it’s (supposedly) spring, Senior Editor Brecken Branstrator pairs the season’s palette, according to Pantone, with colored stones.

The Next Generation: David Bindra of B & B Fine Gems

April 5, 2018
One of the leading figures of his generation in the gemstone sector, Bindra shares his thoughts on where the industry is headed. 

Gem Gossip Turns 10

March 27, 2018
Associate Editor Ashley Davis speaks with Danielle Miele about her decade of digital evolution and where she’s headed next.

How One Antiques Dealer is Creating Retail Experiences

March 7, 2018
Elisa Lovelie is organizing in-person events for the Instagram crowd.

What It’s Like to Be a Field Gemologist, Part 1

March 7, 2018
Vincent Pardieu talks broken bones, illness and other realities of being in the field in part one of a two-part Q&A.

6 Cool Thai Brands to Check Out

March 6, 2018
Our senior editor spotted them at the recent Bangkok Gems and Jewelry Fair.

2 British Designers on Meeting the Queen

March 5, 2018
Queen Elizabeth II made a surprise appearance at London Fashion Week.

6 Takeaways from the Bangkok Gem and Jewelry Show

February 28, 2018
Senior Editor Brecken Branstrator shares insights and observations from a recent trip.

5 Things to Know About … Conch Pearls

February 20, 2018
Senior Editor Brecken Branstrator explores the characteristics of these rare, often pink pearls.

Three Cool NYFW Jewelry Looks

February 16, 2018
Eye M by Ileana Makri and Alexis Bittar made appearances on the runways at New York Fashion Week.

5 Tips for Buying Antique and Estate Jewelry

February 14, 2018
Dealers at The Original Miami Beach Antique Show dish on the telltale signs that something is a reproduction and the importance of experience.
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