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Oct. 20 Diamond Shavings: Your Friday Web Roundup


This week: Prada unveils lab-grown diamond collection. Man poses as mannequin to steal jewelry. And a woman marries herself, complete with ring. All below.


G7’s Russian diamond ban not expected to start in January

– More on G7 plans from Reuters and Politico

– Antwerp authorities raid Grib Diamonds

– Alrosa looking to sell stake in Angolan mine

– Ukraine deletes SRK from war sponsor list

The Guardian shows pictures of Russian diamonds cut in India


Israel-Hamas war “hits close to home”

– Diamond industry feels effects of war (video)

– Jewish jewelers sell Star of David necklaces


Jewelers Mutual’s Zing Report shuts down


Edahn Golan: Large diamond grower in India is “teetering”


Prada using lab-grown diamonds in new collection

– The first lab-grown “high jewelry” brand is here


Analyst: Pandora shift “smells really bad”


Charles & Colvard earnings call transcript

– AI summary


Adamas One gets delisting warning letter


LVMH stock: Is party over for luxury goods?


Quiet luxury is a “clever business model”


Farfetch faces EU ruling amid “mounting woes”


Director of Singapore lab-grown company must pay for missing diamonds


Man pleads guilty to diamond smuggling


Ex-Googler raises $8 million for pre-owned watch trading platform


Other jewelers want to be acquired by Michael Hill


The first chapter in Shelia Khama’s Botswana diamond story


De Beers hires new CEO of brands division


David Prager becomes chair of Natural Diamond Council


Jewelers for Children appoints Sara Murphy executive director


AWDC board names Isidore Mörsel president


David Turgeon joins Fruchtman Marketing


Sy Kessler taps new VPs


Baribault Jewelers brings on first showroom host


Swarovski names new human resources officer


GEM Awards to honor Susan Jacques


Van Cleef & Arpels going into “unknown territories”


Tiffany unveils two “jaw-dropping” vivid yellow diamonds


Phillips selling a 20 ct. fancy intense pink diamond


Swiss luxury firm adds 7,500 diamonds to Apple devices


Camila Morrone to be first “face” of Brilliant Earth


Leonardo DiCaprio invests in “sustainable” watch startup


“Real Housewife” Tinsley Mortimer’s “enormous” engagement ring


Adele shows off “massive” engagement ring


Jada Pinkett Smith bought her own engagement ring


Camilla wears Queen Elizabeth’s favorite tiara for first time after monarch’s death


Marie Antoinette’s downfall was about her jewelry


Woman loses, then finds engagement ring in the woods


Man searching in carrot field finds ancient jewelry


Man poses as mannequin to steal jewelry


“Sensational” discovery of Bronze Age jewelry


Jewelry offers a way to save kids’ artwork


British woman marries herself (complete with ring)


Media Watch

Refinery29 writer chose black engagement ring


From the Blog

G7 Russian Diamond Ban Unlikely to Start in January


From the Podcast     

The Jewelry District, Episode 106: Hedda Schupak, Russian Diamond Sanctions, Grand Seiko


Have a good weekend.


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By: Rob Bates

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