Nov. 10 Diamond Shavings, Your Friday Web Roundup

This week: Tiffany’s breakfast is a hit with film fans. Why you shouldn’t buy a child a smartwatch. Plus, a Leviev cameo in a Trump-Russia story. All below.

 

Lisa Bridge becomes president of Ben Bridge.

Interview.

 

Two Diamond District buildings up for sale.

 

Breakfast at Tiffany is now for real.

– Draws lines of film fans.

– Takes “swing at the ordinary.

– Are they trolling everyone?

 

Watch brand DeLaneau acquired.

 

John Hardy’s Hollie Bonneville Barden speaks.

 

J.C. Penney appoints new SVP for jewelry.

 

Richemont appoints new COO to steer watch business.

 

Pandora finds U.S. market challenging.

– “Hedge funds call the shots” on Pandora.

 

Michael Hill still struggling in United States.

– Gets new chief customer officer.

 

Target to close 12 underperforming stores.

 

Sears pulling more financial levers as sales plunge.

 

Ways to reach Gen Z during the holidays.

 

Subscription jewelry company Rocksbox gets funding.

 

Charles & Colvard shows sales growth.

Earnings call transcript.

 

Former Smyth executive starts lab-grown diamond company.

– M. Geller starts lab-grown line.

– Martaan De Witte weighs in.

 

Tory Burch enters the smartwatch market.

 

Smartwatches aimed at kids raise safety concerns.

 

New smartwatch powered by body heat.

 

JSA offering reward for jeweler’s killer.

 

South Carolina jeweler arrested for not having secondhand license.

 

Two Texans sentenced in diamond investment fraud.

 

Israel Diamond Exchange reelects Yoram Dvash.

 

Indian jewelers still struggling due to Modi’s cash ban.

 

Is Bitcoin good for diamonds?

 

Lev Leviev mentioned in article on Trump Tower Russia meeting.

 

Bracelet worn by Elizabeth Taylor in Cleopatra up for auction.

 

110 ct. round diamond going up on the block.

 

Indiana jeweler hosts speed-dating.

 

Houston jeweler shows off World Series ring.

 

North Carolina jeweler helps local tribe.

 

How 1930s thieves robbed Cartier boss.

 

Woman finds engagement ring she lost in straw pit.

 

GIA finds pearl that looks like a fish.

 

Media Watch

Profile of Crater of Diamonds State Park.

CNBC’s guide to saving on an engagement ring.

Refinery29 shows how a diamond ring is made.

Diamonds losing sparkle, says New Zealand newspaper.

 

From the Blog

Interview With Lisa Bridge, New President of Ben Bridge

You Can Now Really Have Breakfast at Tiffany

 

Have a great weekend!

 

 

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