Diamond Shavings: Your Friday Web Roundup

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And here’s the news …


Finlay goes chapter 11.

Creditor list, etc.


Zale closes 118 stores, announces lease deal.


Signet same store sales down 5.3%.


Blue Nile 2Q sales, profit down.

Earning call transcript.


Alrosa starts selling again.


Is De Beers achieving goals?


Report from the IIJS.


Chaim on the Kimberley Process.

– PAC supports Zimbabwe suspension.

– Crocodiles die in diamond rush.


Angola: Congo immigrants threaten diamond sector.


South Africans found guilty of diamond smuggling.


Indian diamond broker alleges robbery.


African Diamonds CEO says future “bright.”


More Element Six job talks.


JA merges with JIC.


Charles and Covard names interim CEO.


Stuller names exec vp.


Bill Boyajian consults for AGS.


Jewelers Closing:

Goldesign Jewelers in Provo.


Saudi man buys solid gold, diamond-studded … well, you’ll see. Best of luck!


Media Watch:

Huffington Post: Minerals are “new blood diamonds.”


From the Blog:

Brass and Glass: Pros and Cons.

Finlay, Finally.


Have a great weekend …




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