Trade Shows, Exhibitions & Conferences


At Gem Awards, the West Coast Comes Up Big

January 14, 2020
Twist took home the award for Retail Innovation, while Ed Bridge, of Seattle-based Ben Bridge Jeweler, was the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award.

AGA Conference to Cover Traceability, Treatments

January 13, 2020
The Accredited Gemologist Association’s annual event in Tucson is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 5.

5 Jewelry News Stories You Might Have Missed

January 10, 2020
A 21-carat yellow diamond finds a home, Golden Globe jewelry trends, a holiday sales wrap-up, and more.

Tara Pearls to Nix Lower-Priced Pearl and Diamond Jewelry Line

January 9, 2020
The company will sell off its fashion-forward collection at steep discounts at upcoming jewelry trade shows.

The ‘Ethical Gem Fair’ is Coming to Tucson This Year

January 9, 2020
It’s the first time the event, held for years in the U.K., will be stateside.

Select Jewelry Show Introduces Tucson Edition for 2020

January 9, 2020
It is scheduled for Feb. 2-3, falling between Centurion in Phoenix and the start of the industry-facing gem shows in Tucson.

5 Jewelry News Stories You Might Have Missed

January 5, 2020
Why one watch show has been postponed, a new gem and mineral museum opens in Maine, how to set intentions for 2020 and more.

Martin Rapaport to Speak at Israel’s International Diamond Week

January 3, 2020
The talk will focus on obstacles and opportunities in the Israeli diamond trade.

10 Spectacular TEFAF Jewels

November 15, 2019
Senior Editor Ashley Davis highlights top antique and contemporary designs from the recently concluded New York show.

19 Events to Check Out at NYC Jewelry Week ‘19

November 13, 2019
They range from responsible sourcing panels to a peek into a designer’s vault to an insider’s look at the fine jewelry boutiques on Madison Avenue.

The Nerdy Jewelry I Found at New York Comic Con

October 8, 2019
Associate Editor Lenore Fedow trekked her way through New York Comic Con to find some of the nerdiest jewelry the convention had to offer.

9 Special Spectrum Entries: Giving Out My Own Awards

August 12, 2019
Senior Editor Brecken Branstrator highlights interesting stones, designs and even one pair of eyeglasses spotted at AGTA’s recent Editors’ Day event.

Fear Fighting, Forecasting 2020 and Redefining Luxury

July 29, 2019
Editor-in-Chief Michelle Graff gives her three takeaways from the first day of the JA National Convention.

I Was Invited to Dinner, But There Was No Food

June 21, 2019
Editor-in-Chief Michelle Graff recaps a jewelry event where a designer’s process was presented as a four-course meal.

These 10 Designers Are About To Be the Talk of Couture

May 30, 2019
Get to know the jewelry trade show’s new Design Atelier class.

A New Take on #MetGala2019: The Looks Reimagined as Minerals

May 9, 2019
Senior Editor Brecken Branstrator hopes readers enjoy one Twitter user’s comparisons as much as she did.

Sustainability Stories: Mine to Market with Moyo Gemstones

April 29, 2019
The first in a new series from Senior Editor Brecken Branstrator highlights a program bringing tracked gems from women miners in Tanzania to market and improving mining along the way.

Lessons Learned from the Fire on Chicago’s Jewelers Row

April 25, 2019
One year after a fire ripped through the Mallers Building, Editor-in-Chief Michelle Graff catches up with Jewelers Mutual to talk takeaways from the three-alarm blaze.

4 Takeaways From My First Conclave

April 22, 2019
Associate Editor Lenore Fedow recaps the lessons she learned in Seattle at her first AGS Conclave.

5 Things to Know About … Grandidierite

April 8, 2019
Learn where and when the gemstone was discovered, its current supply outlook and where you can go to see a few today.
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