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Dorothy Lee Thrift Burke, who founded Burkes Jewelers in Virginia’s Northern Neck with her husband Fred, has died at the age of 90.  
U.S. Antiques Shows will hold an appraisal day at the upcoming Original Miami Beach Antique Show in partnership with Skinner Auctioneers & Appraisers.  
For the second year in a row, Rapaport Ltd. will hold its diamond-centric trade show at the same time as Baselworld. 
The Women’s Jewelry Association will honor J.C. Penney’s Pam Mortensen, Underwood Jewelers’ C. Clayton Bromberg and Gumuchian at its 2015 Awards for Excellence gala. 
Fiera di Vicenza S.p.A has unveiled “The Boutique Show” concept, which places exhibitors into one of six defined areas based on what they sell. 
A judge in Erie, Pa. sentenced Paul Blarr, the jeweler charged with selling fake diamonds and plated gold as karat gold to customers for years, to 23 to 69 years behind bars Monday, The Buffalo News reports. 
 Shinola and Stephen Webster won for marketing/communications and design, respectively, while W magazine’s Claudia Mata took home the Gem for media excellence. 
A story outlining eight jewelry trends expected to be prevalent in 2015 was the most popular story on National Jeweler last week.  
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