Feb. 2 Diamond Shavings: Your Friday Web Roundup  

This week: More buildings coming down in the Diamond District. Zales sued over SEO. What was in Melania Trump’s Tiffany box? All below.

 

Tourneau acquired by European watch retailer Bucherer.

 

Anthony Capuano retires from Jewelers Board of Trade.

 

Signet, Tiffany adjust diamond sourcing programs.

 

Edahn Golan: Rough market having a “loopy ride.”

 

Extell wants to demolish more buildings in Diamond District.

 

What diamonds mean to Chinese millennials.

 

Less diamond-set watches at SIHH.

 

New guidelines clarify: Diamond means natural.

 

U.S. lab creates 6 ct. synthetic.

 

South Africa tries to restore luster to its diamond industry.

 

Import duty will hit Indian diamond trade.

 

Lagos promotes Jamie Hector to PR director.

 

David Haverly joins MDJ Advantage.

 

John Lamont retires from Jewellers Vigilance Committee Canada.

 

Vickie Sek now chairing Christie’s jewelry department for Asia.

 

Alrosa names new director of Indian representative office.

 

Bernie Robbins offers free Super Bowl tickets with ring purchase.

 

Why is David Nygaard running for Congress?

 

This jewelry has a story–and a poem too.

 

LVMH CEO still wary of online.

 

New Apple Watch is selling like hotcakes.

– Slack app ditches the Apple Watch.

 

 

EPA reverses course on Alaska gold mine.

 

Idaho company sues Zales over search results.

 

Rhode Island jewelry company fire sends firefighters to hospital.

 

Jewelry store robbers kill dog during heist.

 

Fugitive Patel planned to launder money in diamonds.

 

Milwaukee jewelry chain starts accepting Bitcoin.

 

DDC president donates money to DeBlasio.

 

Twitter critics mock Ivanka Trump convertible jewelry.

 

Michelle Obama talks about “awkward” Trump Tiffany box moment.

 

Falcons owner irked by Patriots’ Super Bowl ring.

 

Quavo fights with jeweler over $10,000 debt.

 

Searching for J.K. Rowling’s favorite jeweler.

 

Buyout offer on table for Stellar Diamonds.

 

Israeli broadcaster plans diamond drama.

 

Media Watch

Washington Post advice columnist on fiancée who wants a big ring.

The Telegraph on the Kimberley Process.

 

From the Blog  

This Jewelry Has a Story—and a Poem Too

Why Is Jeweler David Nygaard Running for Congress?

 

 

– Email: rbates – at – jckonline.com.

– Twitter: @robbatesjck

– Connect on LinkedIn

 

(Image: Getty Images)

JCK News Director