Monthly Archives: April 2011

Comprehensive Research About the Jewelry Store Industry

Equity Research on Tiffany & Co. and Zales has revealed that the growing middle class in emergent markets are the main driving factor for the increase in sales of luxury goods like fine jewelry. The recovering economy of the United States and … Continue reading

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De Beers Raises Prices on Diamonds

The diamond trading company increases prices for De beers site holders for a second time this year. The prices had risen by 7% in February and this time sight participants report that on small Indian goods it has risen by … Continue reading

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Sustainable Design Awards Winners for 2011

Winning designs of the first Sustainable Design Awards on March 29 were announced by Johnson Matthey of New York. The winners were Jason Dow of Jason Dow Jewelry in Honolulu, Stephanie Satow of SCS Jewelry in Colorado Springs, Colo., and Erik … Continue reading

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Million Dollar Diamond Theft at Baselworld Watch and Jewelry Show

A gang of five thieves broke into the Baselworld watch and jewelry show and stole stones worth millions of dollars, while two distracted the operator the other three broke into the display and stole 4 diamonds. Eye witnesses say that … Continue reading

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Cape Fishing Village in Land Dispute with De Beers Diamond Giant

A cape fishing village has claimed a chunk of the famous De beers diamond mine. The village consisting of 40 families threatened the company not to sell it until their claim was settled. The claimants say that the company should … Continue reading

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Woman’s Jewelry Association 2011 Diva Design Competition

The DIVA design competition is back with a new theme for this year. This year’s theme includes ‘Eco-Conscious Jewels for Today’s Green Consume’ and each participant can post three entries in each category. There are three categories 1.Daytime jewel 2 … Continue reading

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Jewelers of America Design Competition Winners Announced for 2011

JA New York Winter show hosted the National retail design competition from Feb 27 to March 1 of 2011, in which the participation of JA members under Robert Headly were the highest with more than 50 types of jewelry entries. … Continue reading

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Jewelry Design Professionals Network Celebrates 15 Years

The JDPN jewelery Design Professionals Network was Founded in 1995. it works to provide education to young artists in jewelery design,here even artists are encouraged to give their views on some topics and concerns.To mark its 15 years the group … Continue reading

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Who Wore What at the 2011 Oscars

At the 83rd Annual Academy Awards, stars including Anne Hathaway, Hailee Steinfeld, Carie Lemark and Jennifer Hudson wore extravagant jewelry. The values of such ranged from 10 ct diamond earrings to Amy Adam’s million-dollar carved emerald watchband. “While Black Swan‘s Natalie … Continue reading

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Behind Closed Doors at the Famous Harry Winston Jewelry Store for the Stars

“Talk to me Harry Winston, tell me all about it”, sang Marilyn Monroe in Diamonds are a Girl’s BestFriend. Indeed, Harry Winston is a legend in the world of jewelry worn by royalty and Hollywood stars. He is often referred … Continue reading

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