This ring by Jade Trau won first place in the Bridal category of the 2019 Couture Design Awards. The awards were one of a number of stories National Jeweler covered from the jewelry trade shows in Las Vegas last week.
New York—Fell behind on the news because of the Las Vegas shows? Here are five jewelry news stories to help you catch up following market week madness.

1. In Vegas, Alrosa Announces Its Approach to Traceability
Some diamonds will come with a video showing the stone’s journey from the mine to the customer.

2. RapNet Members Reject Idea of Listing Lab-Grown Diamonds
Seventy-nine percent said no to listing man-made diamonds on the site, while 74 percent voted against a price list.

3. Couture Names 15 Brands Winners at Design Awards
Plus, why this year’s Cindy Edelstein Award came as such a surprise.

4. JCK Announces 2020 Las Vegas Show Dates
There will be a different date pattern for the jewelry trade shows next year due to the Jewish holiday of Shavuot.

5. Zadok Jewelers to Open Expanded Store in Mixed-Use Project
The Zadok-owned building will allow for a retail store double in size and also will feature restaurants and offices.

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