As a major diamond producer, Russia earns billions of dollars that other nations say help finance war. The clash exposes the many loopholes in regulation of conflict diamonds.
The police said Bishop Lamor Whitehead was robbed of a fortune in jewelry, the crime caught on camera. But the focus soon turned to him and his past run-ins with the law.
A trio of armed individuals robbed Lamor M. Whitehead and his wife of more than $1 million worth of their jewelry, police said.
A piece of jewelry that, in modern times, has come to symbolize Ireland.
The Dominican Republic wants jewelers to love larimar, the national stone. But authorities shut the mine temporarily after two fatal accidents.
Ian Charms is drawing young shoppers with its charm necklaces.
The Elizabeth Taylor extravaganza influenced designs for decades. Soon, a new remake may have us all wearing scarabs again.
Italy’s deposed king sent the collection to a bank 75 years ago. Now, his heirs are suing for its return.
Hand-woven scarves, an incense holder that doubles as jewelry — and more.
Ms. Harris makes intricate, stylized grills using a network of vendors in New York City’s diamond district.
Pierre Heckmann, 93, is among the last “ivoiriers,” or sculptors of ivory, in Europe.
How do you go about buying online? Should a piece be signed? And what’s good value right now?
The opulent look of Murano glass is on the rise, propelled in part by a new wave of home goods and accessories inspired by the centuries-old aesthetic.
Mothers are memorializing their breastfeeding experiences with stones made from the liquid.
Following the fashion trend for the offbeat, gems that are gray, green, brown and other shades that once would have been shunned now are in demand.
A powerhouse female executive in a male-dominated industry, she hired a team of mostly women buyers who traveled the world to find unusual gems.
World Series rings are the ultimate goal for many in baseball, but for those who win them practicality can get in the way.
An Atlanta store where hip-hop’s big names buy diamond-encrusted watches and chains has become a social media phenomenon by capturing the safe spaces of the rich and flamboyant.
A suspect is in custody after seven robbers made off with jewelry with an estimated value of millions from the luxury jewelry store in central Paris.
The lack of tourists during the pandemic may have made the city more livable, but empty streets don’t buy jewelry.
In Birmingham, England, artisans worry that luxury apartments and trendy cafes may push them out of an area where jewelers have been centered since the 18th century.
A visit to the renovated hall of gems and minerals at the American Museum of Natural History reveals how the cosmos works in the real world.
Augmented reality, 3-D printing and other advances are changing the jewelry business. Soon, they might help you become your own designer.
Boryana Straubel, founder of Generation Collection, calls recycled gold a way to clean up electronic waste — and a canny investment.
Rahul Kadakia of Christie’s has sold the most expensive wristwatch, the priciest blue diamond and even, early on, a salad.
“These days, better than a tweet,” as one stylist put it.
Celebrities wore Ms. Peretti’s creations on the red carpet and in the movies. Some years her merchandise represented 10 percent or more of Tiffany’s sales.
To create a one-of-a-kind necklace, David Yurman accented a 31-carat, cushion-cut Colombian stone with a cascade of glittering diamonds.
A tomb unearthed in Spain has prompted archaeologists to reconsider assumptions about women’s power in Bronze Age European societies.
Suddenly all those old fashion torture devices are looking awfully good.
The royal couple sat down for an interview. Here’s the back story.
He was an architect of the over-the-top look known as “ghetto fabulous.” Later, unable to support his own lavish lifestyle, he fell from grace.
Ilaria Icardi’s debut collection of gold pendants and signet rings draws on her father’s most treasured creations.
Two new collections, from Schiaparelli and Sophie Buhai, find their inspiration in the corporeal realm.
“They get a lot of publicity and customers who otherwise would not have thought of these brands for high jewelry.”
Beauty, charm and luck all factor into the social ascent of Edith Wharton’s ambitious protagonist — but money, crucially, matters the most.
A practical accessory also adds a bit of flair to your pandemic look. Just ask A.O.C. or J.Lo.
For many of the men who hunt for the country’s prized gems, the mines are like casinos in the middle of the Andes: One stone could change it all.
Marco Panconesi has filled his Paris apartment with precious stones and trinkets he’s collected on his travels, and that inspire his own otherworldly creations.
Located in Jaipur’s jewelry district, where fine stones are sold alongside sweets and produce, the Johri shines as bright as any gem.
Venezuela’s economic meltdown had pummeled a proud fishing village. Then jewelry started mysteriously surfacing on its beach, easing the pain of an economic crisis.
Van Cleef & Arpels has been creating convertible jewelry for decades. One of its latest pieces features a detachable pendant and brooch.
One specialist’s favorite: a gold bracelet picked up in the street that once belonged to Queen Victoria.
The house’s new high jewelry collection expands its usual color range of gems.
Officers searched homes, garages and vehicles in Berlin, detaining two 23-year-olds and a 26-year-old in connection with the theft of gold, diamonds and other precious stones in Dresden last year.
The world’s most productive mine has closed, so your next piece of inexpensive jewelry probably will feature a lab-grown gem.
From the storied French house, a gem-studded creation that gently embraces its wearer.
The pandemic has given the famous stretch of Midtown, long a hub and destination for all things jewelry, its share of troubles.
The diamonds perched atop Elsa Peretti’s fluid gold mesh collar, which the house recently reimagined, resemble droplets of dew.
He stole the Star of India and other gems from the Museum of Natural History. Two days later he was under arrest.