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J.C. Penney is elevating its line of Modern Bride-branded engagement rings, offering finished pieces as expensive as $10,000 and also now selling loose diamonds on its website for custom creations. 
Diamond manufacturer Kiran Gems has been recognized as the “Fastest Growing Company” by Sarine Technologies, and also nabbed five other awards from the company. 
Harry Winston is unveiling a new advertising campaign featuring both newer and iconic pieces from its high jewelry and bridal collections, all set against the backdrop of the Big Apple. 
A newly created position at the GIA, a brand ambassador for Jewelers Unblocked and a just-appointed executive vice president at Tiffany & Co. are among the recent career moves in the industry.   
David Yurman has filed a federal lawsuit accusing Sam’s Club of selling its jewelry without authorization and it might take legal action against the retailers that provided the jewelry to Sam’s Club as well, the company said Tuesday. 
Amazon is carving out its own space in the brick-and-mortar world with the introduction of a new point-of-sale solution for retailers that accepts credit or debit cards through a smartphone or tablet. 
The Panama Diamond Exchange has named Hecliton Santini Henriques, president of Instituto Brasileiro de Gemas e Metais Preciosos (IBGM), and Dr. Luciano Pataro, founder and director of Gold America S.A., as directors of the organization. 
Danish jewelry brand Pandora announced Thursday that CEO Allan Leighton will step down in March 2015 and be replaced by tobacco company executive Anders Colding Friis. 
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