Category: Diamonds

8 secrets for shopping jewelry on 47th Street

Manhattan's Diamond District at Fifth Avenue & 47th Street. If you can make it here, you'll make it anywhere.

After three decades on 47th Street, working her way from vendor of a 47th Street booth to head of her own estate jewelry brokerage firm, Diana Singer has come to believe good old-fashioned fair dealing can work for you, even…

Season of JAR: a connoisseur’s approach to gems

As yet another eye-popping jewel by the Bronx-born designer known as “JAR of Paris” goes on the block next month, a few observations of what a designer can achieve by going against convention when it comes to gemstones.

Super Bowl championship rings for Packers unveiled

UPDATE: Here it is at last, the Green Bay Packers’ Super Bowl championship ring, presented to the team at a Thursday night celebration in Lambeau Field Atrium. The Packers bucked the recent trend to go with a name-brand jewelry designer…

Wedding rings reinvented: customizing through a gallery

Not all designers work individually with couples to customize wedding rings, but sometimes galleries that represent those designers will serve as liaison. This allows designers who prefer to work independently to benefit from the demand for customized wedding rings and…

For Valentine’s Day: a heart shaped world

Not that you have to get literal with the valentines, but there is something about that shape. It’s tempting to call the attraction sentimental, what with all those memories of second-grade valentine exchanges and heart-shaped boxes of chocolate at every…

Pink diamond sells for $23.2 million

Once again, pink diamonds ruled the Christie’s Hong Kong jewelry sale – with Asian private collectors paying big prices for the world’s finest colored gems and jewels.