Diamond Shavings: Your Friday Web Roundup

Here is a quick update on a story we had a few weeks back … Sterling has ended its case against Classic Imports, after a consent judgement was entered that its designs do constitute “copyright infringement” of its Jane Seymour Open Hearts collection.

 

And now the news …

 

Zale admits money crunch.

Complete 10Q.

– Leading investor bails out.

– GLG: Is it endgame?

 

Signet makes note pre-payment.

– Company’s take on market share.

 

Pandora backer wants to exit through IPO.

 

Bidz sales, profits fall.

 

Case against Diamond Dealers Club dismissed.

– DDC statement.

 

Chaim hails India.

– Sector back to full employment.

– Alrosa plans $1 billion in sales to India.

 

Indian diamond dealer robbed in Belgium.

“Triggers panic.”

 

Zimbabwe editorial backs Kimberley Process.

– Zimbabwe diamond dealer sentenced to jail in controversial case.

– Mugawbe takes aim at De Beers.

 

Taly Diamonds cooperating with Customs Investigation.

 

Botswana newspaper: De Beers “took us for a ride” in privatization.

 

Graff opens “leadership center” in Botswana.

 

African Diamonds hits De Beers for lack of disclosure.

– Company responds.

 

More jewelry recalled.

 

Kay sued over lost wedding rings?

 

Jennifer Heebner’s Oscar jewelry report.

 

Many diamantaires on Forbes list.

 

Blue diamond up for auction.

 

A diamond studded TV.

… And, of course, a diamond ipad.

 

Dog eats diamond.

 

Media Watch:

CNN and The Economist on the pearl business. (via)

 

From the Blog:

Signet’s Take on Market Share.

Zale Admits Money Crunch.

Case Against DDC Dismissed.

 

Have a great weekend …

JCK News Director