Feb. 16 Diamond Shavings: Your Friday Web Roundup  

This week: Tiffany product recalled. Putin loves Russian diamonds. Should you list your ring size in your Tinder bio? All below.


Modi Operandi

– CBI files charges against Gitanjali.

– Report: Choksi probed since 2012.

– Prior warnings about Gitanjali?

– Interpol looking for Modi.

– Long rumors of financial problems.

– Tip of the banking crisis iceberg?

Reminiscent of Winsome.

– Darkness at Modi stores.

– Bollywood mocks.

– PC Jeweller says: We’re different.

– Other jewelers under spotlight.

– Modi’s links to Prime Minister becomes political issue.

– Priyankna Chopra aims to cut Modi ties.

– Case explainer (video explainer).

Live updates.


First Jewelry to shut down, Persona for sale.


Breitling says ads with scantily clad women are outdated.


The RealReal calls class-action a bum deal.


Apple is now the largest watchmaker in the world.


Charming Charlie can poll creditors on Chapter 11 plan.


How blockchain may play a role in the future of gemstones.
– Jennifer Heebner looks at De Beers plans.


What happens when a diamond gets “burned.”


GIA finds moissanite posing as rough.


Edahn Golan: U.S. diamond trade figures reveal oddities.


Rosenberg-Pineau, Polk create new jewelry consulting company.


Bovet USA hires Mike Spezialetti, Heather Lynn.


Former National Jeweler publisher Ira Kinsler dies.


Grandmother jewel thief Doris Payne’s life being made into movie.


Congressional candidate allegedly stole diamond ring from NYC retailer.


Man convicted of killing jeweler in road rage incident.


Consumer Product Safety Commission recalls Tiffany mugs.


Woman complains Kay Jewelers lost her diamond ring.


Putin shows of Russian diamonds.


Barneys New York shuts Upper West Side store.


Jeweler lets couples get married for Valentine’s Day.

Consumers rank Nordstrom as top fashion retailer.


Diamond Producers Association ads air during Winter Olympics.


A jealous British woman used her diamond ring to…well, you’ll see.


Woman puts ring size in her Tinder bio. Weird conversations ensue.


Media Watch

CNN interviews Djula designer.

Good Men Project on buying loose diamonds.

Lab-grown diamond stories in Baltimore and Milwaukee.

Wall Street Journal columnist ponders jeweler’s “confusing message” ($).


From the Blog  

How Blockchain May Also Play a Role in the Future of Gemstones



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