Diamond Shavings: Your Friday Web Roundup

 

 

Forevermark coming
to U.S.

 

NRF: Jewelry demand up.

– Bain: Luxury
“rebounding.”

 

J.C. Penney moves
to prevent takeover.

 

Indian bourse finally
opens.

– Edahn: “India is the
future.”

 

Zimbabwe govt. newspaper hails Indian visit.

A “PR coup?”

– ABN Amro: We are “not
boycotting”
country.

– NGOs call for more
transparency.

 

Charges against Zim human rights activist dropped.

– World Diamond Council applauds.

– Maguwu interviewed
by Rapaport.

 

De Beers output up 15% in third quarter.

– Debswana wants to extend
Jwaneng life
.

 

BHP production drops.

 

Striking Botswana union: Replacement workers hurting
security.

 

Diamdel sees “strong
demand.”

 

Buglari Blue fetches
$15.7 million.

 

Gemvara sales start
to rise.

 

Terrible: Two dead in
Philly robbery.

– Third suspect arrested in Florida
jeweler murder.

 

$600-grand ring swiped at
Rome Cartier.

 

Jewelers Closing:

Dustin’s
in Clarksville, Tenn.

 

Helzberg employee sees
“energy” in her store.

 

Designer sets off storm with
anti-coral comments.

 

Consumer Product Safety Commission wants
voluntary cadmium limits.

 

Gems TV liquidation confirmed.

 

Lawsuit: Sharaby
vs. KLG Gems.

 

I Hennig celebrates
120th anniversary.

 

Lots
of articles
on Kanye West’s (alleged) diamond teeth:

Video

– Some are
skeptical.

– The Daily News breaks down
the dentistry.

 

Kim Kardashian’s diamond
cake.
Which got cancelled. Or something.

– “In
poor taste.”

 

Madoff ring to
be auctioned.

 

Finally, a reminder: Don’t take millions in jewels to
strip clubs.

 

Media Watch:

– Woman complains to
advice columnist
she got a lousy ring.

The
Economist
: “Bling is back.”

 

From the Blog:

Forevermark
Coming to U.S.

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