Bain: Luxury market won’t recover for year.
De Beers sees demand stabilizing.
- Also: Financial Times.
“Strong demand” at sights.
ABN Amro sees “no recovery” in market.
Kenny G: Jewelers’ average ticket stabilizing
DDC president Jacob Banda dies
Madhu Mehta of Jayam dies
– Chaim remembers
– JE Caldwell cuts ties with Daughters of the American Revolution.
Survey: Women prefer diamonds to handbags. If only they bought that way.
Alrosa may lay off 800
Anglo American to sell units.
Northwest Territories diamond industry “losing edge” to Canada?
Beirut newspaper: KP report raises questions about Lebanon
Angolan diamond summit may still take place.
Ebay introduces new ring tool.
The diamond-studded Hershey’s Kiss … (one commenter asks: “Can I pay this with a $100,000 bar?”)
AFP on Botswana’s life after diamonds.
The Telegraph on the industry.
Reuters on the Kimberley Process.
Miami Herald: Jewelry sales still slumping.
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