By Michelle Graff
Our story about how the Nirav Modi bank scandal in India will impact the diamond industry worldwide was the most-read story on National Jeweler last week.

New York--These were the five most popular stories on National Jeweler last week, according to Google Analytics.

1) Nirav Modi Case Is ‘Another Nail in the Coffin’
Our editor-in-chief chatted with a longtime industry banker about what the billion-dollar bank fraud case in India means for the diamond industry at large.

2) 5 Things to Know About Conch Pearls
Senior Editor Brecken Branstrator examines this usually pink pearl in her latest “5 Things to Know About” column.

3) Former Jewelry Store Manager Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud
The U.S. Attorney’s Office in southern Florida said last week that a former Littman Jewelers store manager directed is staff to accept counterfeit credit cards.

4) US Consumers Spent Less on Their Weddings Last Year
They also spent a little bit less on engagement rings, The Knot said in its 2017 Real Weddings Survey.

5) Morris Adwar, Founder of ALA Casting, Dies at 96
He started his jewelry company after serving as a tail gunner in the Pacific Theater in World War II.

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