Sept. 27 Diamond Shavings: Your Friday Web Roundup

This week: Amazon introduces Alexa jewelry. A spate of jewelry thefts at Trump Tower. And Ben Bridge introduces hologram technology to ring buying. All below.

 

Emmys 2019 Jewelry: JCK editors’ favorite looks

 

Richemont acquires Buccellati

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Jewelry crime didn’t pay so well last year

 

How the trade war is affecting the jewelry business

– Centurion offers tariff coping strategies

 

Why aren’t British luxury brands worried about no-deal Brexit?

 

Hong Kong September show sees weak turnout

– Show does little to boost diamond demand

– Diamond Producers Association sees “slowdown” in Asia (video)

 

WD Lab-Grown Diamonds hires new CEO

 

TAG Heuer appoints North American president

 

Nordstrom promotes digital guru to COO

 

EBay CEO steps down amid board pressure

 

Overstock hires permanent CEO as CEO resigns

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Rent the Runway exec steps down after supply chain issues

– Customers share horror stories

 

Ashi Diamonds hires Thomas Eddy

 

Tulsa jeweler Bruce Weber dies at 90

 

Prominent Kentucky jewelers reportedly indicted for ring theft

 

Ivanka Trump’s old business partner Lax in new lawsuit

 

NYPD probing jewelry thefts at Trump Tower

 

Louisiana CBP seizes $90 million in counterfeit jewelry

 

Katy Perry missing jewelry lawsuit dropped

 

Six diamond workers in Surat commit suicide

– Industry holds workshops to prevent more suicides

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Synova launches automatic diamond cutter

 

Alrosa board approves Kristall takeover

 

Rio Tinto still likes the diamond business

– “Last-ever” Argyle pinks come to London (video)

 

NGO says De Beers deal “impoverishes” Botswana

 

Angola seizes diamonds, expels half a million migrants

 

ABN Amro under investigation for not reporting suspicious transactions

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Belgians have €174 billion in foreign accounts, tax department learns

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Diamond-tracking blockchain company Everledger gets $20 million in funding

 

Ben Bridge introduces “hologram technology” to engagement ring buying.

 

A look at Van Cleef’s new jewelry boutique in Los Angeles

 

Barneys gets letter of interest from potential buyers

– Business Insider traces its rise and fall

 

Amazon is making Alexa jewelry

 

Why Amazon will regret building private-label brands

 

“Grass roots” campaign against Amazon funded by its biggest rivals

 

Israeli boutique jewelry chain shuts down

 

How World War I changed the watch industry

 

Mugal Emperor emerald crushes auction estimates

 

313 ct. D-color called the largest D diamond ever

 

Jewelers of America announces Gem award nominees

 

New mineral named after GIA’s Koivula

 

New mineral found inside diamond speck

 

Rare diamond found in 1928 in West Virginia

 

Man proposes to girlfriend with carrot inside of ring

 

Facebook ring shamers don’t like “tall” engagement ring

 

Adam Sandler plays “jeweler from hell” in new movie trailer

 

It turns out Brad Pitt is not dating jewelry designer

 

50 Cent buys son diamond-chain for his 7th birthday

 

What you need to know about the Princess’ engagement ring

 

Media Watch

The New York Times Style Magazine profiles jeweler Kim Dunham

PopSugar writer no longer wears her diamond engagement ring

 

From the Blog

How the Trade War is Affecting the Jewelry Business

 

JCK Podcasts

Episode Five. Guest: Tiffany Stevens

 

Have a great weekend!

 

 

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