Diamond Shavings: Your Friday Web Roundup

Zale gets recapitalized.

Interview
and my thoughts.
Some good comments.

– BNET: Situation still “grim.”

CNN: Is luxury spending back?

Gold prices slip after
record high.

Congress investigates
mail-order gold buying.

– Cash4gold endorses
new bill.

– JVC testifies.

Update on that over one
carat white synthetic.

Lazare Kaplan insurance claims
denied
, director resigns.

– Blames recession for Botswana
loan
delay.

When will DTC diamond sorting move
to Botswana?

De Beers listing could make Anglo increase
or decrease holdings
. That clarifies things!

Did Zimbabwe
violate
the KP?

– State Dept. notification.

– JA letter.

– Courts still wrangling over diamond
sales.

– Mine official released
on bail.

The Zimbabwe
press thinks Obama will
get involved.

The Kimberley Process
Facebook page.

Edahn’s first memo … on
the rough market.

Kenny G breaks down
Tiffany.

David Yurman promotes
two execs.

Bev Hori joins
GIA.

Maximillian Friedman dies.

GIA, law officials fight
crime.

– Policeman, agent speak at
DDC.

Controversy over ring warranty in
Columbus.

Media Watch:

FT: Diamond mining consolidation to
accelerate.

From the Blog:

Update
on That One-Carat White Synthetic.

Did
Zimbabwe Violate the KP?

Bev
Hori to Join GIA.

Zale
Gets a Lifeline

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