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A roundup of trends and news in the diamond industry.
July 30, 2014
The United States and the European Union announced new sanctions on Russia yesterday, and diamond-industry people were relieved to see that Russian producer Alrosa wasn’t on the list.
July 25, 2014
On Sunday, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:35 p.m., at the JA Summer show at the Jacob Javits Convention Center, I will be moderating a panel on social issues in the diamond industry, sponsored by the Diamond...
July 24, 2014
One of the most unsettling things about man-made diamonds to the traditional industry is that they are diamonds, just grown in a laboratory, not found in a mine. That is what makes them a different...
July 24, 2014
In recent months, two De Beers sightholders have had their allocations taken away for breaches of Best Practice Principles—a sign that we are perhaps seeing greater enforcement of the company’s...
July 18, 2014
This week: A chimp invents jewelry. Rapper accused of assaulting manager with diamonds. Is Michael Kors headed for a fall? All below… Florida station airs segment on diamond grading ...
July 18, 2014
Scio Diamond—and the overall lab-grown diamond industry—has tons of potential. That has been its blessing—and its curse. 
July 17, 2014
Sometimes things that begin poorly, end well. Such is not the case, alas, with diamonds from the Marange region of Zimbabwe (sometimes also called Chiadzwa). Diamond excavation in the area has had a...
July 11, 2014
This week: Who pays for The Bachelorette’s ring? New concerns over HPHT. Woman finds $40,000 diamond on the floor. All below: Bidz ceases operations, to liquidate. JCK show to...
July 11, 2014
The iWatch is coming this October—we think.Apple, as is its wont, hasn’t confirmed it’s working on any wearable device, never mind a high-tech timepiece that will be called an iWatch. But given...
July 9, 2014
We talk a lot about how consumers view our industry. And yet, unless we work in retail, we don’t hear too much from actual consumers. 
July 3, 2014
This week: The coming luxury-jewelry boom. Dog coughs up diamond ring after five years. Illegal gem mining at a cemetery. All below. Most of Zale leadership resigns in Signet shake-up...
July 2, 2014
In the past decade, the growth of Dubai as a diamond center has been phenomenal—more than $40 billion in diamonds are now traded in the most populated city in the United Arab Emirates, up from $5...
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