One of the most popular stories on National Jeweler last week was the publication’s “Best Of” everything jewelry-related, including the best trend of 2016: hoop earrings.
One of the most popular stories on National Jeweler last week was the publication’s “Best Of” everything jewelry-related, including the best trend of 2016: hoop earrings.
New York--An article on the most important news stories of the year in the jewelry industry and reliving 2016 in photos were two of the top stories on NationalJeweler.com last week.


20161227 top stories blog

1. 6 Big Stories from 2016
Editor-in-Chief Michelle Graff weighed in on the most important news stories of the year for the jewelry industry.


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2. 2016: The Year in Photos
In this slideshow, National Jeweler recapped 2016 as it was, in photos.

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3. The Best of Everything Jewelry-Related in 2016
In its first “Best Of,” National Jeweler crowned the stones, the stores and even the feuds that owned 2016.


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4. Merit Accuses Sears of Selling ‘Inferior’ Sirena Knockoff
The Florida-based jewelry manufacturer filed a lawsuit against the retailer after a Merit employee saw a “Solitaire”-like pendant in a Sears store.


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5. Buccellati Acquired by Chinese Conglomerate
Italian private equity firm Clessidra sold its 85 percent majority stake in Buccellati, the Italian heritage jewelry house, to Chinese conglomerate Gangtai Group.

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