• INDUSTRY Q&A: Saul Fraiman, master jewellery designer, Grandview Klein Diamond Group
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    INDUSTRY Q&A: Saul Fraiman, master jewellery designer, Grandview Klein Diamond Group

    Saul Fraiman’s career in the industry began 50 years ago as an apprentice for a jewellery manufacturer, followed by an introduction to the diamond industry where he supplied small fancy shaped stones to jewelry manufacturers and designers. Today he is a master jewellery designer for well-respected diamond manufacturer, Grandview Klein Diamond Group. When did you first start designing jewellery? Or have you always been on that side of the business?   I started designing about 35 years ago after spending many years supplying diamonds to designers and high-end diamond jewelry manufacturers. What has it been like to work and design for one of the most well-respected diamond manufacturers? To work at…

  • The Best Jewelry Moments From the Cannes 2022 Red Carpet
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    The Best Jewelry Moments From the Cannes 2022 Red Carpet

    To nearly no one’s surprise, this year’s Cannes Film Festival was a true mecca for all things high jewelry. The 75th installment of the chic and glamorous festival gave stars including Alicia Vikander, Elle Fanning, and Eva Longoria the chance to debut new collections from Bulgari, Chopard, and many more—while others opted to rifle through the archives and unearth styles that haven’t been seen for decades! Here, take a look at some of the most show-stopping pieces that appeared in the South of France last month. Daniele Venturelli/WireImage/Getty Images Aamito Lagum dazzled on the red carpet in a red Saint Laurent gown and Chopard’s rose-gold Precious Lace set and earrings…

  • Platinum Jubilee: How the Queen Picks Her Jewelry for a Jubilee
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    Platinum Jubilee: How the Queen Picks Her Jewelry for a Jubilee

    There aren’t really any set traditions for a Platinum Jubilee because Queen Elizabeth is the first monarch to have one. But over her 70 years on the throne, the queen has established a few jewelry traditions, using priceless pieces from her collection to express her affection for her ancestors. From the first jubilee celebration, honoring the 50th year of George III’s reign back in 1809, the emphasis has been on providing an opportunity for citizens to celebrate the monarch’s longevity and the nation’s stability. For the British, this means parties in the streets, but for the queen, this means she doesn’t deviate too much from her usual pearl necklace and…

  • Kate Middleton Wore Princess Diana’s Sapphire and Diamond Earrings to Trooping the Colour
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    Kate Middleton Wore Princess Diana’s Sapphire and Diamond Earrings to Trooping the Colour

    For her outfit this morning at the 2022 Trooping the Colour parade, Kate Middleton turned to the jewelry collection of her late mother-in-law, Princess Diana. She paired a custom white blazer dress by Alexander McQueen (a repeat from 2021) and a navy and white fascinator by Philip Treacy with sapphire and diamond earrings previously owned by Diana. Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, rode in a carriage during the 2022 Trooping the Colour parade. Chris JacksonGetty Images The double-drop sapphire and diamond earrings were a favorite of the late Princess. Notably, Diana paired the earrings with a sapphire and pearl chocker during a visit to Ottawa, Canada in 1991, and again at…

  • Where To Shop For The Best Diamond Jewelry Online
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    Where To Shop For The Best Diamond Jewelry Online

    Shopping for diamonds online can be complicated. Not only are you searching for a piece you or a loved one will find beautiful and wear for years to come, but you want to be entirely confident that what you’re buying is authentic and will arrive safely. Fine jewelry is no small purchase and you deserve to have peace of mind and feel 100% secure buying something of such high value and personal significance. Gemist is our top choice for jewelry you can design yourself or with a stylist so it’s exactly what … [+] you want. Gemist Thankfully, many fine-jewelry retailers have made shopping for diamond jewelry online a safe…

  • The Show Must Go On, Even if it means Fewer Exhibitors & Visitors
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    The Show Must Go On, Even if it means Fewer Exhibitors & Visitors

    “Don’t believe any rumors, say JCK show organizers. The Las Vegas show will go on!” reported JCK sometime back. With the new Delta variant, or should we say variants making its way into the U.S., and Nevada’s newly released health requirements, there were many questions being raised about the possibility of the show happening. But, Sarin Bachmann, group vice president for Reed Jewelry Group, assured the partipants and the visitors, “JCK is very much looking forward to reuniting the jewelry industry safely in person after more than two years without an opportunity for retailers to explore JCK, Luxury, and Jewelry Week in Las Vegas. We know how important it is for the…