Diamond Shavings: Your Friday Web Roundup

 

Signet 2010 sales, profits up.

 

New president, CEO for
Stuller.

 

Jewelry crime fell in 2010.

 

Baselworld dubbed by organizers one of
“all time best.”
Obviously, some of our commenters don’t agree.

– Hit by big diamond
theft.
 

 

DTC sight shows another price
increase
.

– Indians worried about rising
diamond prices.

– Idex: Jewelry prices rise.

 

Richline acquires Canadian company
Finecraft.

 

Chai Tai Fook may publicly list
jewelry chain.

– NASDAQ delisting FUQI.

 

Should “fine” jewelers carry cubic
zirconia?

 

EBay acquires 30 percent of
Rue La La.

– CEO worried about “screwing
it up.”

 

Consumer spending keeps
rising.

 

The growth in China’s
luxury market.

 

Japanese luxury retailers (not surprisingly) having
issues.

– LVMH chair calls impact “limited.”

 

Tiffany makes deal with
South African mine.

 

KP Update: Chairman makes decision. Nobody
listens.

– KP chairman won’t
“reverse decision.”

– Human Rights Watch
denounces KP chair.

– U.K. supports
Marange warnings.

 

London miner under fire for ties
to Zimbabwe diamonds.

 

Edahn’s thoughts from Sierra Leone.

 

De Beers disputes
mine claim.

– NWT panel wants
more details
on Yellowknife mine.

 

Elizabeth
Taylor’s jewels may be auctioned by Christie’s.  

 

Be interested in people’s comments on this Diamond
Nexus Labs video.

 

Dallas Cowboys star sued for diamond purchases.

 

New Trina album called “Diamonds
are Forever.”

 

New Patek Phillipe ad (parody) stars
Charlie Sheen.

 

Media Watch:

Mashable
on Gemvara.

The
AP
on gold mining’s “toxic legacy” in South Africa.

The AP
visits Basel.

The
Frisky
has pop-culture icons in jewelry form.

CNN
on diamond demand. (Video)

 

From the Blog:

KP
Update: What if a Chairman Gave a Directive—And Nobody Listened?

 – Should
Fine Jewelers Carry Cubic Zirconia?

 

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