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Dec. 23 Diamond Shavings: Your Friday Web Roundup


This is my last Friday roundup of 2022. I’ll be on vacation for the next week, though you may see my name pop up on a few articles. Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah to all who celebrate.

And, of course, I wish you all a happy and healthy new year and 2023.

This week: Did Kay use royal doubles in commercial? Former Tiffany exec sounds off. How gold may stop glasses from fogging. All below.


JCK’s 2022 holiday commercial roundup

– Edahn Golan: Generation Z are big jewelry spenders


Jewelers “nervous” at crunch time


The “biggest security mistakes” jewelers are making right now


Analyst predicts gold will hit $4,000


JVC calls for input on FTC Green Guides revision


Some sapphires have unstable color, GIA says


New online marketplace features only traceable gems


Jewelry’s first Tiktok star


Daniel’s Jewelers CEO on Retail Refined podcast


China’s recovery is a long way off

– Pandora, Swarovski weather China’s new COVID outbreak


Sotheby’s auctioning jewel worn by Princess Diana


National Jeweler remembers those we said goodbye to in 2022


Louis Vuitton artistic director Francesca Amfitheatrof offers unfiltered thoughts on Tiffany, luxury


Valentino taps Daniel Partridge as CEO of its Americas division


IDCA elects Shailesh Jhalani president


Accredited Gemologists Association reelects president Teri Brossmer


Glamour profiles Kendra Scott


CBI books three new cases against Mehul Choksi


Willful defaulters “laughing all the way from banks”


Duo found guilty in fatal Stamford, Conn., jeweler robbery


Stolen Dresden diamonds recovered in Berlin police raid


Alrosa will pay more money to Russian budget


Someone bought a FTX diamond necklace for $134,000


Israeli jeweler Yvel creates NFT tokens bearing precious stones


Feds seize fake jewelry during Real Housewife raid


Kay Jewelers commercials features Harry and Meghan look-alikes


Nanuet, N.Y., jeweler sells ring, then officiates at wedding


Permanent jewelry is taking off in Pittsburgh


Jeweler makes pieces out of X-rays


Captain Morgan collaborates with jeweler on blinged-out shot glass


Brad Pitt’s girlfriend works in the jewelry industry


What’s the most expensive piece ever worn by a K-pop star?


Thousands in fine jewelry found on beach returned to owner


Gold may be the solution to foggy glasses


From the Blog

JCK’s 2022 Holiday Commercial Roundup


From the Podcast   

The Jewelry District, Episode 85: Holiday Predictions, Rolex Goes Certified Preowned, Colored Diamonds


Have a happy and healthy 2023!


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By: Rob Bates

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