June 16 Diamond Shavings: Your Net Roundup 

This week: AI-generated junk floods Etsy. Diamond polisher steals from employer by drugging coworkers. And a lady makes use of a pretend ring as a courting technique. All under.


U.S. crackdown on Russian diamonds poised to start out Jan. 1

– Indian ministries weigh repercussions

– De Beers’ Tracr appoints Wesley Tucker as CEO

– Is Tracr the single solution?

– Questions stay about Everledger


2022 was one of many worst crime years ever, JSA says


Lightbox new promoting lab-grown engagement rings

– Interview with Lightbox CEO Antoine Borde


Jewellery gross sales stabilize in Might, while diamond sales fall

– Q&A with Edahn Golan about lab-grown market


IGI sees largest and multicolored lab-grown diamonds


Nationwide Jeweler on JCK’s colored stone market update


Ben Bridge opens new Seattle flagship


Interview with “untameable” luxurious journalist Miss Tweed


Roger Dubuis CEO Andreatta steps down


Ring Concierge hires chief advertising officer


Pandora names new advertising director for U.Okay., Eire


Charles Stanley joins Consensus Strategic Advisors


Accountable Jewelry Council names Edward Asscher vice chair


Gems One broadcasts new sales hires


Former F. Hinds chairman Eric Hinds dies (subscription)


One other Indian diamond polisher dies by suicide, amid industry slowdown


Martin Rapaport’s JCK presentation and social responsibility conference (video)


Unlawful gold mining turns into income supply for organized crime


Sale of Everlasting Pink highlights “Botswana’s diamond woes” (subscription)


Surat sellers “exploit loopholes” in Sierra Leone’s diamond trade


Belgian court docket backs OGI in dispute with Sarine


Market regulator needs Mehul Choksi’s accounts frozen


Lawsuit: Bay Space jeweler made man spend $200,000 to buy watch he never got


Synthetic intelligence has come to the watch world


How calendar watches inform you numerous about a culture


“AI-generated junk” is flooding Etsy


Diamond Foundry utilizing synthetic intelligence to design jewelry


Jeweler Dolly Cohen debuts tooth jewellery, e-commerce


Jacob the Jeweler and celeb rabbi wreck real estate developer’s plans


Diamond polisher spikes coworkers’ tea, steals stones


DJ Drama spends $120,000 to get his stolen jewelry back


Mick Jagger’s associate Melanie Hamrick will get “commitment ring”


Girl wore $99 engagement ring to “lure a man”


A collapsed star turns into a large cosmic diamond


From the Weblog

U.S. Crackdown on Russian Diamonds Anticipated to Begin Jan. 1

Interview With Lightbox CEO Antoine Borde


From the Podcast

The Jewellery District, Episode 97: Visitor Jeffery Fowler


Have an ideal weekend!


– E mail: rbates – at – jckonline.com

– Twitter: @robbatesjck

– Join on LinkedIn


 (Picture: Getty Photographs)