Sept. 25 Diamond Shavings: Your Friday Web Roundup

For all who celebrate, here’s hoping for a happy and healthy new year.

This week in Diamond Shavings: Pandora’s stock is not doing rotten in Denmark. A scandal hits Alaska’s Pebble Mine. And the secret Seinfeld jewelry safe. All below.


Tiffany, LVMH butt heads at first court hearing

– The two sides say they don’t want to talk

– LVMH will be watching Tiffany—closely (subscription required)

– French foreign minister calls LVMH a liar

– Battle’s greatest zingers (subscription required)

– Tiffany/LVMH’s breakup playlist

– Tiffany aims for 100% traceability


Pandora has best-performing stock in Denmark


More thefts committed by people wearing masks


Watches of Switzerland acquires Analog Shift, vintage e-tailer


Jewelry resale market booms as divorces soar


The RealReal faces shareholder suit over authentication procedures


The Guardian: Fashion rental is still hot


Chinese luxury spend to jump 30% this year


COVID-19 driving the industry to digital


Luxury sales expert Kathleen Cutler’s top tips for holiday


Los Angeles Business Journal: Local jewelers hanging in


Fink’s Jewelers acquires Rone Regency in Chattanooga


Retailers paying rent, but still fighting with landlords


Small businesses turning increasingly pessimistic


Saks CEO lays out plan to save department stores


Neiman Marcus plans “substantial” store layoffs

– How the retailer is plotting a comeback


Diamond miner Dominion is selling diamonds again


Diamond price list hopes to be industry-wide resource


Surat tries to lure Mumbai businessmen


Miami Jewelry District building getting makeover


Can COVID-19 spread on jewelry?


How the FinCEN leaks might affect the jewelry industry

– U.S. Treasury abandoned case against Dubai gold company


Alrosa appoints new head of Belgium office


Bonhams promotes Roskind to head of jewelry, Hong Kong


Pebble Mine’s CEO resigns after boasting of connections to GOP officials


Lawmakers call Amazon warehouse unsafe after surprise visit


Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s collars spoke volumes

– How she used jewelry


Jared to livestream show about jewelry


Kendra Scott to guest-star on Shark Tank


Kyle Richards saw stolen jewelry on Diane Keaton’s Instagram page


Celebrities with ridiculously expensive engagement rings


Megan Thee Stallion flashes rings with words we don’t say on JCK


Seinfeld has safe for Elaine Benes’ jewelry


Back-to-school jewelry reads


Guy finds 9 ct. diamond at Arkansas park 


Media Watch

The Wall Street Journal wonders if natural diamond engagement rings are on the “way out”


From the Blog

How the FinCEN Leaks May Affect the Jewelry Business

From the Podcast

The Jewelry District, Episode 27: Art Deco, Department Stores, And Virtual Styling


Have a safe and healthy weekend and new year.



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