Gold, silver keep hitting
Diamond prices rising too.
– Idex: Ceiling “not reached
– “Where are we headed?”
Costco sells $1
million diamond ring.
– Pearl industry Salvador
– Former JA show director Mort
Interview with new leadership at
Breaking … BHP gets tough on
HSBC investigators look at Antwerp,
Israeli diamond dealers.
– Belgian press: How dirty is the
Antwerp diamond? (Flemish)
Stephen Lussier interviewed
about Forevermark. Interesting he says the U.S. is recovering “faster than
expected.” Because from here the recovery still seems pretty slow.
Report from Bostwana beneficiation
– Is De Beers standing in Botswana’s
– Pluczenik expands Botswana
South African strike disrupting
African Diamond Producers Association visits Zimbabwe.
– Chinese company produces one million carats in
There is actually a little bit happening with the Kimberley
Process, but it’s mostly wrangling over procedural stuff, and, as important as
Kimberley and the related issues are, it’s hard to care anymore. But if you are
interested, check out this well-worth reading, long,
passionate take from Chaim Even-Zohar (which, sorry, you must pay for.)
IDMA joins RJC.
1099 repealed; JA applauds.
Arkansas signs Internet
sales tax law.
Tiffany sues more
De Beers mine sale stirs
Turkey diamond bourse opens.
Duvall O’Steen now working at
Yvel. Congrats to her.
ShopNBC appoints new
head of jewelry merchandising.
Lazare Kaplan launches
Four C’s app. It really is a nice piece of work.
Fuqi International, delisted by NASDAQ last week, called
Kimora Simmons dreams of Elizabeth
3.86-carat stone found at
Paris Hilton won’t return
Jennifer Gardner dreamed of starting
“jewelry company” with David Letterman. And then getting booth in Vegas.
journalist takes on Zale.
web site on the diamond industry moving to India from Israel.
Digest: Things your jeweler won’t tell you.
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