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New York Times profiles Leviev. He cuts diamonds and foreskins!
WWD wonders where the GIA scandal was. (My thoughts.)
Financial Times, AP articles on “diamond futures” plans.
Kwiat article in Time. (h/t Rapaport)
Blogging Stocks: Will gold ruin jewelers’ Christmas?
Namibian newspaper: Chicanery in diamond licenses?
First Rapaport auction “disappointing.”
Tiffany invests in Sierra Leone mine.
Collectors Universe (GCAL/AGL) posts loss.
Manfredi goes for Park Avenue, not Madison.
De Beers airship crashes.
I love Chaim but I have no idea what he’s talking about here.
Cubic zirconia gives Donatella Versace “a rash.” So ends this edition of “Unusual Afflictions of the Rich and Famous.”
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Have a good weekend, everyone …