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Going Deep: What the GIA Just Learned About Blue Diamonds

August 6, 2018
They don’t form in the same layer of the Earth as other diamonds.

The 10 Most-Read Stories of 2018 So Far

July 25, 2018
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.  

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.

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.

A Q&A with the New CEO of Signet Jewelers

January 29, 2018
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.

See Princess Eugenie’s Padparadscha Engagement Ring

January 25, 2018
The princess’s colored gemstone ring continued a long-standing royal bridal trend.

6 Predictions for 2018

January 4, 2018
Editor-in-Chief Michelle Graff says innovation will rule while tired practices and retailers will fall by the wayside.

6 Important Developments in the Gem Market This Year

December 20, 2017
Supply chain developments, gemstone trends and movements from the biggest players shaped the colored gemstone sector in 2017.

Another Golden (Gem) Anniversary: Tanzanite Turns 50

December 11, 2017
Five decades after the discovery of the popular blue gemstone, here’s where the market is today.

Prince Harry’s American Fiancée Goes for Yellow Gold

November 28, 2017
Here’s what the engagement ring the prince gave to his actress fiancée says about today’s engagement ring trends.

Helzberg, Harvey Weinstein and the Marchesa Mess

October 13, 2017
Helzberg Diamonds’ decision to halt the launch of the bridal line designed by Georgina Chapman caught many by surprise, though maybe it shouldn’t have.

The Mistakes Made in Marketing to Women

October 6, 2017
The creator of JWT’s “Female Tribes” study talks with our editor-in-chief about older women being left out of advertising and why “shrink-it-and-pink-it” doesn’t work.

Marie Helene Morrow on What Puerto Rico Needs

September 29, 2017
In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, the well-known, and well-loved, jeweler talks about the state of the island she’s called home for five decades.

50 Years of Tsavorite: A Q&A with Bruce Bridges

August 2, 2017
As the green gem hits a milestone, Senior Editor Brecken Branstrator talks to the son of the late geologist Campbell Bridges about the latest developments in Kenya.

The Biggest Diamond in Washington

January 19, 2017
It weighs nearly 188 carats and it’s not on Melania Trump’s hand. Our Editor-in-Chief reports from the nation’s capital.

How Pippa Small is Helping Afghan Artisans

November 7, 2016
An official partner of the organization Turquoise Mountain, Small is dedicated to empowering her fellow jewelers in beleaguered Afghanistan.

5 Lessons Learned from a Polar Explorer

October 6, 2016
Eric Larsen is one of only about 50 people to ever make an unaided trek to the North Pole. Editor-in-Chief Michelle Graff recounts what she learned from listening to him talk.

4 Cool Facts About The Olympics and Their Medals

August 22, 2016
In the spirit of the 2016 Olympic Games, which closed Sunday evening, Senior Editor and Olympics super-fan Brecken Branstrator shares some interesting tidbits.

The Biggest Stories of the Year So Far

August 5, 2016
Editor-in-Chief Michelle Graff on the site’s most-read stories of 2016 and what they say about the state of the jewelry industry.

August Birthstone Baubles

August 1, 2016
Senior Editor Brecken Branstrator highlights jewels featuring the August mainstay, peridot, as well as the newly added birthstone for the month, spinel.
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