Hope everyone had a great new year … Perhaps I’ll see some of you this (snowy) 24 Karat weekend …
Jewelry sales up 10%
in December. Nice.
– “Fine jewelry” strong at JCPenney.
– Have we turned
Helzberg sued over
“hearts and arrows” claim. Seems like a dumb lawsuit.
The current state
– Company’s stock falls.
– High volume.
Indian diamond firms probed for
Indian govt. wants more direct
Surat diamond workers demand
KP denies deal with
– Zim Minister says
he has “letter.”
– Maguwu: Zimbabwe “bullying”
Arkansas foragers given
Kimberley Process info. Interesting.
11 predictions about
diamonds in 2011.
– Edahn’s New Years
resolutions. We’ll see about that one scoop a month thing.
– “Jewelry stocks that could
shine” this year.
De Beers subsidiary Element Six receives
Diamdel’s new Israel office opens next week.
De Beers exec in Botswana attacked
World of Warcraft ad spoofs
(old) De Beers ad.
-The BBC calls “De
Beers” ad campaign one of the best in history. Shame they’re basically dropping
Petra Diamonds loses insurance claim.
Cartier launches perfume.
Unemployed man returns lost
12-carat diamond ring.
… and of course there is Snooki, the world’s newest jewelry designer! Happy new year!
Palm Beach News uncovers dirt on Wal-Mart’s Love, Earth line.
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