May’s Rocks On, which focused on the yellow-green gemstone peridot, was among the most-read stories on last week.
New York--Here are the top five stories published on for the week of May 22 to 28, according to Google Analytics.

1. JSA Offering $10K Reward in Las Vegas Robbery
The Jewelers’ Security Alliance is asking for information leading to the arrest of five men wanted for a violent smash-and-grab robbery of high-end watches.

2. The History Behind … The Choker
Long before they encircled the necks of goth girls in the 1990s or were popularized by a princess in the late 1800s, chokers were donned by women in ancient civilizations to protect their throats.

3. Tiffany’s Q1 Comps Drop 9% in a Difficult Quarter
Same-store sales fell in the United States too, with the jeweler stung by a slowdown in both tourist and domestic spending.

4. Rocks On: What Keeps Peridot Popular
While the larger, finer pieces of peridot are becoming more expensive, the price for this yellow-green gemstone remains relatively stable overall, helping spur demand.

5. 12 Jewelry Designers Not to Miss at Couture
In her first blog, Associate Editor Ashley Davis shares a dozen designers she won’t leave Sin City without seeing.

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