Designer Ariel Gordon Maffei has curated six mini-collections of antique and estate jewelry from her own personal stash and is selling them in honor of the 10th anniversary of her brand, Ariel Gordon Jewelry. Pictured here is collection No. 3, “Golden Girls.”
New York—Missed a few headlines because you were busy with Halloween festivities? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with this roundup of the week’s jewelry news.

1. Ariel Gordon Celebrates a Decade with a Vintage Capsule
The L.A. designer known for her contemporary classics is selling her personal hoard of antique, vintage and estate jewelry.

2. Luxury Giant LVMH Makes Bid to Buy Tiffany & Co.
The potential deal is worth $14.5 billion.

3. You Can Now Buy Stones from Moyo Gems
The faceted gems have been traced from mine—they were unearthed by women miners in Tanzania—to market.

4. Bye, Bye Barneys: Judge Approves Sale to Licensing Co.
The longtime luxury retailer will likely close all locations after the sale of its assets was finalized Friday morning.

5. The Legends Behind 4 ‘Cursed’ Gemstones
In honor of Halloween, Associate Editor Lenore Fedow shared the spooky tales behind a few famous gemstones that allegedly bring bad luck.



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