The historic 18.04-carat Rockefeller Emerald was sold to Harry Winston last Tuesday at Christie’s, becoming the most expensive emerald ever sold at auction.
New York--These were the five most-read stories on National Jeweler last week, according to Google Analytics.

1) The ‘Monster’ Looking to Disrupt Man-Made Diamond Marketing
Through “Love Monster,” Amish Shah wants to change the conversation the industry is having with consumers about lab-grown diamonds, National Jeweler Editor-in-Chief Michelle Graff writes. 

2) Harry Winston Pays $5.5M for the Rockefeller Emerald
The 18-carat gemstone set a new world record--the highest price per carat for an emerald sold at auction.

3) 8 New Pieces Roberto Coin Brought to Vegas
“Classic Parisienne” hoops and the self-stacking “Double Symphony” were among the pieces the Italian jewelry brand had at Couture.

4) An Out-of-This-World Jewelry Trend
Futuristic jewels that transcend simple star and moon motifs indicate a generation’s renewed fascination with outer space.

5) Jackie O’s Tank Watch Sells for $379K
A present from her brother-in-law, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis wore the engraved 18-karat gold Cartier timepiece for decades.

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