Tales of lost diamond rings, sites take on Amazon jewelry and Chocolate Diamonds, and other stories on the industry’s radar this week.
– Ben Janowski continues his top trends: the millenials, evolution of retail channels, and new designers and manufacturers. Edahn Golan: Debunking fallacies about the diamond business. Avi Krawitz: Future diamond mining consolidation.
– Science teacher makes custom lab-grown diamonds.
– Tales of three lost wedding rings.
– Media Watch: GQ on buying an engagement ring. The Denver Post is okay with used engagement rings. Jezebel on Chocolate Diamonds. (Also: Daily Mail.) The Huffington Post calls engagement rings “a total scam.” The Atlantic on man-gagement rings. Gizmodo says: Don’t buy jewelry on Amazon.