By Erika W.
Some of the latest stories in diamond and jewelry news…
2011 Emmy Awards Jewelry
Brooke Burke wears Sethi Couture diamond earrings and necklace at the 2011 Emmy Awards. The necklace is made with 14.42 carats total of vintage rose cut and old mine cut diamonds.
As the price of gold and platinum and certain gemstones has skyrocketed over the past decade, many folks are underinsured when it comes to jewelry, says Robert Courtemanche, chief executive of ACE Private Risk Services, a high-end insurer.
Sarin Technologies Ltd is launching its light performance system, the Sarin D-Light. The device measures a polished diamond’s appearance by measuring its light performance characteristics.
Rare “superdeep” diamonds may be formed as far down as 435 miles (700 kilometers) beneath the surface in the Earth’s lower mantle.
But a recent discovery shows they didn’t start out there. Some Brazilian superdeep diamonds may have begun as undersea lava flows.
The Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair opened Monday with just ”average” traffic, but a lot of inquiries as dealers were searching for market price levels.
A new survey from Unity Marketing shows that it was the wealthiest consumers who were most influenced by social media when making luxury purchases over the past year.