A report on mining company Richland beginning production at its Capricorn mine in Queensland, Australia and Gemfields unearthing a rare set of matching rubies were among the headlines in colored gemstone news.

In the retail world, Macy’s announced it would be opening two more outlet stores, Zales expanded its line of Shaquille O’Neal men’s jewelry to all locations and Cartier has filed a lawsuit against a California jeweler it claims is parroting some of its most well-known designs.

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