UPDATE/This just in … Argyle for sale?
– Another Wall Street Journal article on the industry: This time on “borrowed bling.”
Bad first quarter for jewelry suppliers (Gassman/Idex.)
Newsweek: Venezuela causing problems for the Kimberley Process. It is interesting the two biggest thorns for Kimberley are Zimbabwe and Venezuela, “problem” states. Plus, Iran and Libya may be involved too!
An Israel-India free trade zone?
Amazon.com launches jewelry stores internationally.
Tiffany wins counterfeiting case.
The term “bling” is now officially uncool. So says the U.N. High Commission on Catch-Phrases.
From the blog: Is diamond mining environmentally damaging?
Have a good weekend …