Jewelry Blog

Pricescope 2015 GTG Door Prize Sneak Peek: Fancy Color Diamond Ring from Leibish & Co.!

Mon, 16 Mar 2015

By Erika Winters

This year we are celebrating the fifth anniversary of the Pricescope Get Together in Las Vegas! For those who are new to the GTG, we hold the event every year at a gorgeous space where our members--both consumer and trade--can get to know each other in the spirit of Pricescope. Each year we give away an array of door prizes provided by our featured sponsors and contributing forum vendors. And each year we are simply stunned by their generosity! This year we are kicking off our door prize "sneak peeks" with this lovely fancy-colored diamond band from Leibish & Co.!


Fancy Color Diamond Ring from Leibish & Co.


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Jewel of the Week - From Diamond Ring to Pendant - Stunning Conversion!

Fri, 13 Mar 2015
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By Erika Winters

Fabulous Jewelry Shared by Pricescope Members

This week's featured jewel shows how a stunning ring can be made into a pendant! Thanks everyone for sharing your gorgeous jewelry in the Show Me the Bling forum!


Diamond ring to pendant conversion - image by Elysian

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Retail Diamond Prices Down Slightly in February

Mon, 09 Mar 2015

By Erika Winters

Diamond Prices News Roundup - February 2015

After significant declines in January, retail diamond prices remained stable for 1.0- to 4.0-carat diamonds in February. Prices for 0.5- to 1.0-carat diamonds dropped by four percent while prices for 0- to 0.5-carat diamonds rose by two percent. Prices for 4.0- to 99-carat diamonds in the Pricescope database increased by one percent. Retail diamond price changes are based on Pricescope's database of over 450,000 diamonds from retail stores. Read more about diamond price changes below.


Pricescope Retail Diamond Prices Chart for January 2015


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Jewel of the Week - Sapphire Halo Engagement Ring

Fri, 06 Mar 2015

By Erika Winters

Fabulous Jewelry Shared by Pricescope Members

This week's featured jewel combines classic style with a gorgeous sapphire! Thanks everyone for sharing your gorgeous jewelry in the Show Me the Bling and Colored Stones forums!


Sapphire and diamond halo ring - image by TheFutureMrsWhite


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Leibish & Co. Debuts Vivid Color Diamond Collection at Hong Kong Show

Thu, 05 Mar 2015
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By Erika Winters

0.79-carat fancy-vivid orange diamond from Leibish & Co.

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Fabergé's New Pearl Egg Revives Iconic Imperial Eggs

Tue, 03 Mar 2015
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By Erika Winters

Fabergé Pearl Egg

Iconic jeweler Fabergé has revived its tradition of creating jeweled eggs as objets d'art with its new Fabergé Pearl Egg. The pearl egg is the first of Fabergé's "Imperial Class" of jeweled eggs created since 1917. The egg was designed in collaboration with the Al-Fardan family, renowned pearl collectors.

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Elizabeth Taylor's Trust Sues Christie's Over Taj Mahal Diamond Necklace

Mon, 02 Mar 2015
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Taj Mahal Diamond Necklace Owned by Elizabeth Taylor - Image by Erika Winters

"I'm fortunate to have some very important pieces of jewelry. I don't believe I own any of the pieces. I believe that I am their custodian, here to enjoy them, to give them the best treatment in the world, to watch after their safety, and to love them." - Elizabeth Taylor from My Love Affair with Jewelry.

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Jewel of the Week - Antique Emerald and Diamond Ring!

Sat, 28 Feb 2015
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Fabulous Jewelry Shared by Pricescope Members

This week's featured jewel was actually posted last year, but luckily bbziggy's thread was bumped back up on the forum, because we can't believe we missed this stunner! Thanks everyone for sharing your gorgeous jewelry in the Show Me the Bling forum!


Antique emerald and diamond ring - image by bbziggy

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Pricescope's 5th Annual Get Together in Las Vegas!

Tue, 24 Feb 2015

By Erika Winters

It's our 5th anniversary! We are thrilled to announce the 5th Annual Pricescope Get Together in Las Vegas! Each year we host our annual get together during the JCK jewelry trade show weekend in Las Vegas. We started the get together to provide a place for our members--both consumers and trade--to get to know each other in the spirit of Pricescope. And that spirit has grown over the last five years, as what started as a small gathering has become a major event featuring our stunning members! To thank everyone for attending our event, we give away an amazing array of door prizes donated by our generous Featured Sponsors and contributing forum vendors.


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Image shared by Mayk from the 3rd Annual Pricescope Get Together.

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Statement Necklaces in the Spotlight at the 2015 Academy Awards

Mon, 23 Feb 2015

By Erika Winters

2015 proved to be the Year of the Statement Necklace at the 87th Annual Academy Awards. We were simply delighted to see the array of stunning necklaces worn by celebrities on the red carpet and on stage during the show! The night's easy favorite was Focus actress and Oscar presenter Margot Robbie, who wore a vintage diamond and sapphire zip necklace by Van Cleef and Arpels. The necklace was originally created for the Duchess of Windsor, who first commissioned Van Cleef to create the new zip style circa 1938. There were so many gorgeous looks to love at the 2015 Oscars. Here are some of our favorite statement necklaces from the show!


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