Diamond Shavings: Your Friday Web Roundup

 

Jewelry sales predicted
to rise
for Mother’s Day.

 

Gold price hits
$1,561.

 

From AGS: A much better
mood.
(NJ agrees.)

– What is the
Forevermark?

 

Extell buys another Diamond
District building.

 

Report:  Indian bank
to take over
JB Limited.

 

Indian traders held for smuggling Zimbabwe
diamonds.

– Zimbabwe minister vows crackdown.

– Calls for minister to step down.

 

Zimbabwe minister: “No need” for KP Monitor. And I should note there has apparently no official
word from Zim about the new Kimberley
Process deal
hammered out in Dubai. Comments like this are not a good sign.

 

New concerns about diamonds fueling
violence in Zimbabwe.

 

Ivory Coast diamond ban will
probably be extended.

 

“Future bright” for
Namibian diamonds.

 

Avi Krawitz: Industry “must create” jobs in
South Africa.

 

Edahn Golan: Idex’s new Indian price list.

 

Whoa! Prince William going
ringless.

– A chemist examines Kate’s
ring.

 

South African president’s daughter “dripping
in diamonds” at wedding.

 

Media Watch:

Palm
Beach Post
on “dirty gold.”

The
Christian Science Monitor
on “gold ring alternatives.”

The
Wall Street Journal
at the opening of Irene Neuwirth’s diamond collection.

 

From the Blog:

– AGS
Blogging: The Forevermark.


– AGS
Blogging; A Big Turnaround.

 

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