A story about a ring purchased for about $13 dollars that sold for more than $800,000 at auction was the most-read on NationalJeweler.com last week.
New York--These were the five most popular stories on National Jeweler last week, according to Google Analytics.

1. $13 Diamond Ring Sells for $850K
The owner, who believed it to be a piece of costume jewelry, now is almost a million dollars richer after sending the ring to auction.

2. These Are the Winners of the 2017 Couture Design Awards
Diamonds that move, a hamburger ring and the presentation of the Cindy Edelstein Award were some of the evening’s highlights.

3. The Couture Show Trends, According to Buyers
Three retailers weighed in on the designers and trends in which they’re investing at the Las Vegas trade show.

4. Blue Nile CEO Harvey Kanter Steps Down
He resigned after five years at the helm of the online diamond seller, to be replaced the former head of Target.com.

5. Signet COO Resigns From the Company
Bryan Morgan stepped down from the retailer June 2 due to “violations of company policy unrelated to financial matters.”

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