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  • Luxury diamond manufacturer Daniel K of New York launched its brand in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, amid a week of fanfare and celebration in late March that attracted the attention of leading consumer media there. The brand will be carried in three Damas Les Exclusives stores in the Emirates Towers, Burj al Arab hotel, and Saks Fifth Avenue in the BurJuman Centre. Plans are under way to launch more locations over the coming year.

  • The Singapore International Jewellery Show opens June 29 and runs through July 2, 2006, at Suntec Exhibition and Convention Centre. The fall 2005 edition featured 118 exhibitors from 16 countries. For information, e-mail: info@joshiexpoitaly.com.

  • The Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Manufacturers Fair will run from June 14 to 18 at Queen Sirikit National Convention Center, Bangkok, Thailand. For information, e-mail: bkkgems@jewelmfg.com.

  • Jewelry, Fabergé pieces, silver, furniture, and works of art from the collection of HRH Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowden, will be sold at auction June 13 and 14 at Christie’s in London. The Fabergé pieces and her jewelry—including a five-row art-deco pearl-and-diamond necklace the princess wore in two famous portraits by photographer Cecil Beaton—will be auctioned June 13, while the silver, furniture, and art will be the focus of the June 14 sale.