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Sometimes Jewelry Accidents Are Just Waiting to Happen

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The New York Times featured Jewelers Mutual's Vice President of Global Risk Services and Analytics, Howard Stone, who offered expertise to their article on what to watch for to help prevent losing a gemstone from a piece of jewelry. The article stemmed from an incident on the 2024 Golden Globe red carpet when E! News’s chief correspondent, Keltie Knight, suddenly realized that the four-carat diamond in her anniversary ring was missing, prompting the question how common is it to lose a stone from jewelry? 

The not-so-good news: lost stones are commonplace, with nearly a third of claims reported due to missing side or center stones. The good news: there are warning signs to watch for, so it’s important to check often for damaged or loose prongs or settings and visit your jeweler if you spot any trouble.

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About Jewelers Mutual Group

Jewelers Mutual was founded in 1913 by a group of Wisconsin jewelers to meet their unique insurance needs. Later, consumers began putting their trust in Jewelers Mutual to protect their jewelry and the special memories each piece holds. Today, Jewelers Mutual continues to support and move the industry forward by listening to jewelers and consumers and offering products and services to meet their evolving needs. Beyond insurance, Jewelers Mutual’s powerful suite of innovative solutions and digital technology offerings help jewelers strengthen and grow their businesses, mitigate risk, and bring them closer to their customers. The Group insurers’ strong financial position is reflected in their 37 consecutive “A+ Superior” ratings from AM Best Company, as of November 2023. Policyholders of the Group insurers are members of Jewelers Mutual Holding Company. Jewelers Mutual is headquartered in Neenah, Wisconsin, with other Group offices in Dallas, Texas and Miami, Florida. To learn more, visit JewelersMutual.com.