The biggest news of the week came early in the week: President Barack Obama signed the executive order officially lifting sanctions against Myanmar, meaning that the United States can begin importing Burmese rubies and jade again.

Also this week, LVMH reported its latest financials, the Pittsburgh Penguins received some big diamond rings, Midas Chain announced a move and we rounded up pieces that benefit breast cancer charities.

See it all and more in The Week in Photos.


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