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The Story Behind the Fish-Pearl

we brought you the story of a bizarre jewel that landed at the GIA lab—a natural pearl that looks uncannily like a fish. Immediately afterwards, I heard from its owner, French trader Cyrille Hamoniaux, who...
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The Theme of This Year’s IAC Conference is ‘White’

New York--Jewelry and watches feature prominently in the lineup of the Initiative in Arts & Culture’s 19th Annual Fashion + Design Conference, happening in New York next month. The conference will take place on Nov....
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TOP FIVE: The pearl jewellery styles set to drive sales for AW17

Pearl jewellery has been enjoying a revival over the last few years as designers have increasingly been taking the classic gemstone and translating it into modern designs. Following the Netflix phenomenon The Crown, many brands...
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Kate Moss X Ara Vartanian

Friends Brazilian jeweler Ara Vartanian and fashion model Kate Moss have created a limited-edition jewelry line together inspired by old English legends. The collection features mythical medieval symbols mounted with swords reminiscent of St....
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Out of This World

Dominic Jones’ first collection for London–based Astley Clarke reaches for the stars. The creative director, who’s back on the scene after a three-year hiatus following the shuttering of his namesake jewelry company, drew inspiration...
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Get a Warren Piece: Borsheims Sells Buffett-Signed Diamonds, Pearls, and Pens

At this weekend’s Berkshire Hathaway shareholder meeting, attendees could keep a piece of the company’s founder close to their heart by snapping up Warren Buffett–autographed diamonds, pearls, and pens. The limited-edition items were sold at...
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Exhibition Review: Vanishing Beauty: Asian Jewelry and Ritual Objects from the Barbara and David...

Sweepingly Pan-Asian, Vanishing Beauty: Asian Jewelry and Ritual Objects from the Barbara and David Kipper Collection is currently on exhibit at the Chicago Art Institute. Consisting of more than three hundred objects, the exhibition...
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Pearl Jewelry That Goes Above and Beyond

I had to consult Urban Dictionary for the latest slang I believe that a simple strand of pearls is a necessity in every jewelry lover’s collection. It’s true that I don’t wear mine often—a phase...
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Akoya Ride: Why the Classic Pearl Is on the Cusp of a Renaissance

When akoya pearl sales shot up 40 percent in 2015—and then another 10 percent this year—Daven Sethi, vice president of New York City–based Tara Pearls, knew the classic white pearl was on the brink of a...

AGTA Announces 2017 Spectrum and Cutting Edge Award Winners

The American Gem Trade Association announced the winners of its annual and well-respected contest this week The competition was held in New York City on July 23 and 24, and winners announced on July 25. Entries...

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ALROSA Sells 6-Carat Fancy Intense Pink Diamond to US Collector Larry West

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India’s Polished Diamond Exports Down 6% Y-o-Y in January, Gold Jewellery Exports Drop 3%

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India’s gross exports of cut and polished diamonds continued to remain below last year’s levels, declining by 5.67% during the month of January 2020,...

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Princess Anne closed London Fashion Week yesterday (Feb 18), presenting Rosh Mahtani of Hatton Garden jewellers Alighieri with the Queen Elizabeth II Award for...
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