Leo Schachter, a longtime leader in the diamond industry who was known for his modesty and generosity, died May 9 at the age of 95.
New York—Fell behind on the week’s jewelry news? Here are five stories to get you back in the loop.

1. Four Things to Know About ‘The Collective’
The three-in-one jewelry trade show event will feature free ride-sharing services and a chance to win a five-night Italian vacation.

2. Legendary Diamantaire Leo Schachter Dies at 95
He is remembered for his dignity, modesty and generosity.

3. The RealReal Takes Brick-and-Mortar Uptown
The luxury consignment seller’s third physical location just opened in New York City’s Upper East Side neighborhood.

4. Ruby Ring Sells for $7M, Leads Christie’s Jewelry Auction
May might be emerald month, but in Geneva on Wednesday it was all about the ruby.

5. Were Mother’s Day Jewelry Sales On The Rise?
The NRF predicted jewelry sales would increase. Ten retailers across the country spoke with National Jeweler about how the holiday really went.

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