By Hannah Connorton
hannah.connorton@nationaljeweler.com
A Parisian jewelry brand opened its first U.S. store on Madison Avenue in New York this week, while color authority Pantone announced it has added more than 200 shades to its palette.

London Jewelers announced it is selling the Apple Watch Edition in two of its stores, making it the lone U.S. specialty jeweler to do so, while over in Arkansas, another independent retailer is inviting customers to see an 8-carat stone found at a nearby state park get cut before it’s set and sold.

Also, Tiffany & Co. announced that it will open a new store in Auckland, New Zealand late next year, and the Jewelers Board of Trade said President Dione Kenyon is set to retire sometime in 2016, dependent on when the organization finds and transitions a replacement.

It’s the week that happened, in photos.





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