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July 29, 2021

Benjamin Javaheri Does it Again: Uneek Wins 6 Major Awards

True to its legacy of excellence, contemporary bridal, fashion, and high-end jewelry brand, Uneek, wins in 6 major categories of the 2021 INSTORE Design Awards. This year, Uneek celebrates its 25th anniversary and through the years, it has received numerous awards from notable industry titles and organizations. As the most awarded jewelry designer, founding president, CEO and master designer Benjamin Javaheri does it again by adding another feather to his cap. “JUBILEE” — BEST COLORED DIAMOND JEWELRY and RETAILER’S CHOICE Inspired by the spirit of hope and optimism, the “Jubilee” ring is an 8.01ct Oval Fancy Yellow diamond, highlighted by

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Jewelers Mutual® Group Teams up With MSG Entertainment and Ben Rector for Stage the Engage Contest at Radio City Music Hall

Win a chance to stage your dream proposal during private performance Jewelers Mutual Group along with Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. (MSG Entertainment) and singer-songwriter, Ben Rector announced today Stage the Engage, a contest that provides one lucky winner the opportunity to propose, on-stage at Radio City Music Hall, during a private performance by Ben Rector. One lucky couple will win a flight to New York City, a private Ben Rector performance at Radio City Music Hall and a $5,000 gift card for use toward their wedding jewelry, plus they will be able to bring in four of their closest

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Under the Scope: Natural vs. Laboratory-Grown Diamond Inclusions—What’s Different?

By Wade Abel, CG, Director of Gemological Services, AGS Laboratories When AGS Laboratories reintroduced our laboratory-grown diamond grading service, we wanted to be sure that we had clear and defined differentiation between natural and laboratory-grown diamond grading. Some actions we implemented were to include the term “laboratory grown” in multiple places on the document, adjust the grade determinations to include “LG” as a prefix, provide an image of the required laboratory-grown inscription, and use different terminology for the clarity characteristics. The clarity characteristics in laboratory-grown diamonds are a result of the manufacturing process, not natural growth, so terms like “crystal,”

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The Report Report: Special Program Products and Services

By Jerrica Hamblin, Laboratory Program Development Analyst, AGS Laboratories Let’s talk about special programs! Here at AGS Laboratories, we offer unique products with branding opportunities to help increase your brand recognition and awareness. The Proprietary Light Performance Diamond Quality Document, also known as the Proprietary Grading Report (PGR), is known for its sleek design with the incorporation of a client logo. We recommend this report for AGS Ideal® diamonds as the AGS Cut Grade and ASET® image are also features of this grading document. With the trademark logo featured prominently on the report, this document is a helpful link between

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