05272018Sun
Last updateTue, 22 May 2018 10pm

Other News

Colorado’s Great Diamond Hoax of 1872

0
0
0
s2sdefault

5280, Denver’s mile magazine recounts the tale of the attempted scam

diamonds

In 1872, a false claim that an area in northern Colorado contained diamonds nearly brought our young nation’s economy to its knees. But a century later, Mother Nature had the last laugh.


The SJG Smart Business Report

0
0
0
s2sdefault

Sponsored content from Southern Jewelers Guild

“Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don’t.” ~ Bill Nye

That sound you’ve been hearing over the last 15 months or so, which started as a low hum and has now grown into a unmistakable roar, are the collective voices of nearly 11,000 jewelry industry professionals interacting with each other on the Jewelers Helping Jewelers (JHJ) closed Facebook group.

Undisclosed synthetics dominate top 2017 stories on diamonds.net

0
0
0
s2sdefault

Undisclosed lab-grown diamonds got readers clicking in 2017. So did auctions, the GIA, and a carat-eating dog.

undisclosed synthetics

RAPAPORT... Global news followers will likely remember 2017 as the year of sexual-harassment claims, the fall of Robert Mugabe, and Donald Trump’s entry into power. But many in the diamond trade had their minds focused on topics far closer to home, judging by what they were clicking on this year. 

New technologies and better practices protect items in display cases

0
0
0
s2sdefault

Senseon Secure Access: “Resolve to avoid theft this year” 

Senseon locks

 (SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif.) - Brisk sales and busy stores have a flip side for retail jewelers: They’re an open invitation for thieves, who thrive on distracting sales associates.

“Start the new year right by better protecting inventory kept in display cases from shoplifters and light-fingered employees,” advised Sid Kalantar, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Senseon™ Secure Access, which provides a keyless, hidden, electronic locking system ideal for jewelry showcases.

Columnists