Mattioli

With its 1930’s turban-inspired wrap effects, this ring from Mattioli’s “Maldamore”—or “lovesick”—collection adds vintage flair to any ensem...

Tiffany to launch new lines of perfume

Tiffany & Co. will soon be expanding its wares with a new line of fragrances for both women and men. The launch will act as an expansio...

Six individuals arrested in GIA hacking case

Six more people have been arrested in relation to the hacking of the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) diamond-grading reports. A total...

Swiss watch exports down in 2015

The Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry has released its export report for 2015, logging its first downturn since 2009. According to the ...

Lucapa uncovers 133.4-carat diamond

Australian diamond producer Lucapa Diamond Company has recovered a 133.4-carat stone from its Lulo diamond mine. This colossal find breaks t...

Jeffrey Cohen named president of Bulova Corporation

Citizen Watch Company, Ltd., has named Jeffrey Cohen as president of Bulova Corporation. At this time, he will also continue in his role as ...

Sears Canada races to close stores amidst cost-cutting efforts

Sears Canada Inc. is closing more stores to cut costs and to bring its full-line department store business back to prominence. “We want to f...

Apple Watch Hermès officially available to Canadians online

In September 2015, Apple and Hermès introduced Apple Watch Hermès—Apple Watch in stainless steel with finely crafted leather bands in distin...

Famed Paris jeweller Alexandre Reza dies

On January 15, renowned Paris jeweller and gem collector Alexandre Reza passed away at the age of 93. Born in Moscow in 1922 to a Persian fa...

Bovet

With its 18-karat white gold case, white polished lacquer dial and sapphire detailing, Bovet’s limited-edition Récital 18 Shooting Star watc...

Rapaport releases annual price statistics report

The Rapaport Group has released its annual Diamond Price Statistics Report for 2015. This analysis, which evaluates the performance of polis...

CIBJO president to attend International Diamond Week

Dr. Gaetano Cavalieri, president of the World Jewellery Confederation (CIBJO), has confirmed his leadership of a delegation of Italian buyer...

Van Cleef & Arpels unveils new Vancouver boutique space

Van Cleef & Arpels, the celebrated French High Jewellery Maison, has unveiled its newly renovated boutique within Birks’ Vancouver store...

GIA debuts expanded lab and education facility in Botswana

On Tuesday, January 19, industry leaders and top government officials celebrated the opening of GIA’s expanded lab and education facility in...

Jaeger-LeCoultre celebrates 85th anniversary of iconic Reverso watch

At SIHH 2016, Jager-LeCoultre celebrated the 85th anniversary of its iconic Reverso watch with an elegant 800-person event. The classic Reve...

World’s largest blue star sapphire up for auction

A Sri Lankan gem trader is putting the world’s largest blue star sapphire up for auction. The egg-shaped jewel weighs 1,404.49 carats and ha...

Jewellery classes available at JOGS 2016

This year’s JOGS Gem and Mineral Show (on from January 28th to February 8th) will bring 100+ jewellery classes to Tucson. The event’s very i...

Jewelers’ Security Alliance elects new chairperson

At its Annual Luncheon, the Jewelers’ Security Alliance (JSA) Board announced the appointment of Stewart E. B. Wicht to a three-year term as...

Walmart planning to close 269 stores

Walmart has announced plans to close a total of 269 stores across the globe. This revelation comes after a worldwide review that looked at b...

GIA announces agenda for February’s Tucson fairs

The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has released the fair schedules for its two February trade shows in Tucson, Arizona. From Februar...