These 14-karat yellow gold and pink sapphire earrings were designed by Kendra Pariseault, who was featured last week as National Jeweler’s latest “Jewelry Brand to Know.”
New York—Missed out on last week’s news because of travel? Don’t worry, we’ve got your covered with these five headlines.

1. Jewelry Brand to Know: Kendra Pariseault
The RISD graduate’s collection depicts soundwaves in gold.

2. US Jewelry, Watch Spending Rose 7% Last Year
That’s according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis, which reports Americans spent $82.53 billion on jewelry and watches in 2018.

3. Here’s What Organizers Have Planned for NYC Jewelry Week ‘19
They are going to take lessons learned from the inaugural event into this year.

4. San Antonio’s Penaloza and Sons to Close After 61 Years
Paul, Alice and Phillip Penaloza plan to retire this year.

5. 2019 Retailer Hall of Fame Inductees Announced
David and Julia Gardner, Cathy Calhoun, and Steve and Judy Padis comprise this year’s class.

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