Diamond Shavings: Your Friday Web Roundup


Jewelry sales predicted
to rise
for Mother’s Day.


Gold price hits


From AGS: A much better
(NJ agrees.)

– What is the


Extell buys another Diamond
District building.


Report:  Indian bank
to take over
JB Limited.


Indian traders held for smuggling Zimbabwe

– 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

– A chemist examines Kate’s


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


Media Watch:

Beach Post
on “dirty gold.”

Christian Science Monitor
on “gold ring alternatives.”

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


From the Blog:

Blogging: The Forevermark.

Blogging; A Big Turnaround.


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