CONTENTS VOL. 44 NO. 8 AUGUST 2021
10 N E W S Key stories and stats.
16 J C K P REVI EW A peek at five trends worth watching in Las Vegas.
21 S O C IAL RESP ON SI B I LIT Y What thought leaders have to say on the most important topic in our industry right now.
R E TA I L
80 R E TAI L P ROF I LE French jewelry maison Davidor finds a new home in Bal Harbour, Florida.
82 R E TAI L I N SI GH T
96 P RO FI L E UK-based brand Annoushka has been upping its ethics game with the help of consulting firm Positive Luxury.
STYLE & DESIGN
86 J E W ELRY C ON N OI SSEUR With the Argyle mine closed, the allure of pink diamonds has aficionados paying millions for the resplendent pieces that feature them.
98 L EGACY Sotheby’s veterans David Bennett and Daniela Mascetti talk about their latest ventures and their views on today’s estate market.
89 ST YLE New designers, vibrant looks and a refurbished venue make for a warm welcome back to Couture’s first edition in two years.
92 D E SI GNER Meet two jewelers who are using their creations to do good, from empowering African businesses to protecting the planet. 2 AUGUST 2021
54 AUCTION REPORT 65 PRICE LIST 7 2 D I A M O N D D ATA 75 TRADE REPORT
100 ESTATE J EW EL S
76 RAPNET PRICE LIST
Dealer Diane Richardson discusses the role pre-owned pieces play in the circular economy.
78 US REPORTS
102 C O L O RED GEMSTO N E PAGE
MARKETS & PRICING
Your essential guide to the mesmerizing emerald: Designs, sourcing, treatments, and auction prices.
112 DIRECTORY 114 CALENDAR 116 THE FINAL CUT
IMAGES: ANNOUSHKA X FULI GEMSTONES; MATTURI FINE JEWELLERY
Luxury rental companies have been popping up in the last few years and gaining popularity among younger consumers.