The Jewelry District, Episode 110: NYC Jewelry Week, De Beers Code of Origin, Holiday Predictions

JCK editor-in-chief Victoria Gomelsky and news director Rob Bates discuss highlights from an event-packed NYC Jewelry Week.

By Kathy Passero
December 06, 2023

Swarovksi’s Biggest Store Ever Resembles a Jewelry Box

On Wednesday, Swarovski opened its new flagship on Fifth Avenue in New York City—at 14,000 square feet, the brand’s largest store ever.

By Rob Bates
December 06, 2023

Colored Stones




A Close-Up Look at Patek Philippe’s Fall 2023 Novelties

Patek Philippe doesn’t introduce a grand complication every day (or every year, for that matter). But in November, the brand surprised watch lovers when it unveiled not one but two such complicated wonders.

By Victoria Gomelsky  |  December 04, 2023

The Most Magical Tanzanite Jewels for December

If I were to envision tanzanite as a being, it would be a snow queen (perhaps an Elsa, if you have a little Frozen fan)—who sparkles inside and out and decks herself in glittering icicles.

By Brittany Siminitz  |  November 29, 2023


The Most Important “C” in Diamonds: Confidence!

Confidence is everything in the diamond sector. Customers, suppliers, financiers, and end consumers all increasingly demand assurance when it comes to diamonds.

By De Beers Institute of Diamonds  |  November 27, 2023


How I Got Here: Molly Wang on How Tenacity Changed Her Life

Molly Wang came to the United States from China in 1998 with only $200 and a single hope: better medical care for her rheumatoid arthritis, which had become so debilitating Wang found it difficult to hold anything in her hands.

Karen Dybis

By Karen Dybis
December 06, 2023

Festive Foliage: Leafy Jewels for the Holidays and Beyond

This holiday season I have found myself in an extra festive spirit of decorating.

By Brittany Siminitz
December 06, 2023

Stephanie Gottlieb’s “And a Half” Collection Places Diamond Origin in the Spotlight

In early November, Stephanie Gottlieb, the New York City–based retailer with a mega-following on Instagram (470,000 and counting), posted a carousel of images to her feed documenting a trip she took to Bostwana in May, when she and brand president Morgan P. Richardson joined De Beers (and JCK!) on a journey to the source of…

By Victoria Gomelsky  |  December 04, 2023


70 Years of Vicenzaoro

In the jewelry world, the year kicks off with Vicenzaoro, organized by the Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) and held January 19–23, 2024, in Vicenza, Italy, about 30 miles outside Venice. The international jewelry exhibition celebrates its 70th anniversary in 2024.

By Vicenzaoro  |  November 13, 2023


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