Why is it so Hard to Find Peridot Jewelry I Like?

All photos above provided by Market Square Jewelers Peridot is the birthstone of August, and many of us have come to find that August babies either love it or they hate it. Perhaps the ones that hate peridot haven’t had the same exposure...

Elle Jewelry Launches a Diamond Bridal Collection

Dallas-based fine jewelry brand Elle, a sibling brand to Elle magazine (both are owned by Hachette Filipacchi), has launched its first-ever bridal jewelry collection, featuring diamond-studded engagement and commitment rings. The 14k white gold collection ranges from $595 to $2,395 and includes pretty plays on halo elevated gallery styles. “We’ve...

Pandora’s Revenues Rise-But U.S. Sales Fall

Pandora’s revenues rose 12 percent in the company’s second quarter—but fell 2 percent in dollar terms in the U.S., due to a “challenging” retail environment. That’s an improvement over the first quarterin the United States, when revenues dropped 10 percent. CEO Anders Colding Friis said Pandora has recently introduced a...

Pallinghurst Appoints New CEO for Gemfields; Aims to Complete Strategic Review by mid-Sept

Pallinghurst Resources has announced that having completed the de-listing of Gemfields and converting it into an unlisted subsidiary, it has appointed Sean Gilbertson as the new CEO, restructured the Board and management responsibilities and has initiated a thorough review and analysis of operations to...

Q & A and Visit with Raquel Alonso Perez of Harvard’s Museum of Natural History

My very last stop while in Boston, hours before my flight took off, I had planned the best parting gift--a visit to Harvard University's Museum of Natural History! Sounds dreamy, right?! Well it is and then some. An entire room filled with thousands of...

Watch Out When You’re At the Movies This Summer

Over the weekend, I saw Atomic Blonde, a sexy thriller set in Berlin in the waning days of the East German republic. Starring Charlize Theron as a badass MI6 agent assigned to retrieve a critical piece of spy intel from rogue agents, the film has great style...

Government of Botswana Signs MoU with Anglo American and its Group Companies

The Ministry of Investment, Trade and Industry, Government of the Republic of Botswana, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) yesterday with Anglo American, Debswana and De Beers Global Sightholder Sales. The MoU was signed to reaffirm and strengthen the Tokafala Enterprise Development programme and...

4 Areas Jewelry Retailers Should Focus On to Stay Competitive

I had the pleasure of interviewing Jim Froeschle, senior sales director for Stuller and former Stuller Interiors executive, recently for an article about how small jewelry retailers can maintain their competitive edge in the face of increasing competition. I wasn’t able to fit all his smart ideas into the article...

LOVENESS LEE AMMIL RING REVIEW ...

Imagine for a moment if Nature herself were your designer for a magnificent piece of jewellery. What kind of wonder would she create and would it be like anything you’ve ever seen before? Let me introduce you to the unique beauty of this Loveness...

The Ten Best Rings Currently For Sale at The Three Graces

One of my most frequently asked questions I get is, "where do you find all these amazing vintage and antique jewels?!" And my answer may surprise you, as most would envision me scouring flea markets, old attics and the like to find things like...

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