By Brecken Branstrator
When the JA New York Summer Show opens later this month, 10 new designers will exhibit in the New Designer Gallery, including Lisa Kim, who created this 18-karat yellow gold ring featuring an 8.65-carat Ethiopian opal ($8,879). Read more here.
The American Gem Trade Association updated its Code of Ethics to emphasize transparency in the supply chain while two retailers announced they were closing doors--Maine chain G.M. Pollack & Sons shuttered its last location and filed for bankruptcy and Macy’s sold its downtown Pittsburgh location to a developer that plans to turn it into apartments and a hotel.

Meanwhile, National Jeweler launched its latest digital magazine, offering tips to help retailers get their plans for holiday marketing plans, both online and off, in shape.

See all of this and more in this edition of The Week in Photos.

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