June 30 Diamond Shavings: Your Internet Roundup

This week: Why watch manufacturers ought to depart promoting to precise retailers. Fugitive Jatin Mehta will get “outrageous” allowance. And a canine finds a girl’s lacking diamond. All under.

Pleased Fourth of July to all who have a good time!


U.S. financial system reveals “surprising vigor”


On “D-day,” De Beers and Botswana keep largely mum

– De Beers/Botswana saga chronicled in The New York Times

– This has been the “most open debate” on Botswana’s diamonds

– Botswana’s diamonds celebrated in postal stamps


Is De Beers’ enterprise into engagement rings actually that shocking?

– Michelle Graff isn’t surprised


Federal Commerce Fee tells influencers: in the event that they pay, you gotta say

– Gives steerage in Q&A

– Company proposes new guidelines relating to product reviews


FTC sues Amazon over Prime cancellation insurance policies

– Amazon “poaches” former FTC officers amid antitrust lawsuit


Wagner Group advantages from gold commerce, U.S. says

– U.S. authorities’s “Africa gold advisory”

– How Wagner tried to seize Central African Republic


Kimberley Course of stats present no impact from Russian sanctions

– “Antwerp’s diamond dilemma”


Non-KP diamonds coming into Surat


State of the Artwork Jewellery Summit

– Jewellery business should assist struggle local weather change

– “Largest subject facing jewelry industry”

– Audio system talk about firm tradition and synthetic intelligence

– Cristina Villegas of PACT has more to say


Venetia mine turns into flagship in De Beers’ climate agenda

– De Beers a part of planet-healing kelp project


Tiffany units net-zero emissions target


Tiffany’s new NYC flagship catches hearth

Day by day Mail has more photos


Tiffany, Cartier, Hermès sourcing diamonds from Armenia


Petra sees lab-grown diamonds turning into “separate product category”


CIBJO, Worldwide Grown Diamond Affiliation agree to collaborate


How a 7.5 ct. lab-grown ended up in Jill Biden’s hands


Fugitive Jatin Mehta will get “outrageous” residing allowance in London


Surat’s diamond business has a “suicide problem”

– “Diamond metropolis in distress”


Surat diamond merchants type new affiliation, ditch SDA


Alex and Ani closes 20 stores

– Vacating Rhode Island headquarters


Charles & Colvard renews credit agreement


What’s occurring with Swatch Group?

– Watch manufacturers ought to “leave retail to the experts”


Chanel information trademark lawsuit aimed at upcycled jewelry

– Marie Lichtenberg defies imitators with originality


JCK intervews gem vendor Dave Bindra


London Jewelers hires chief working officer


Swarovski names chief provide chain officer


Claire’s has new exec VP and chief merchandising officer


British jewellery group appoints new CEO


Jewellery chain apologizes for not accepting Puerto Rican license as U.S. ID


Princess Diana’s diamond and pearl public sale is called off


Taylor Swift followers inflicting trouble for Pandora


Now you can suggest with a Crocs engagement ring charm


Uncommon Cartier Chiech emerges “from the shadows”


Shopper makes “unbelievable discover” in $4 jewelry thrift bag


Canine finds lady’s diamond months after it went missing


Budding enterprise house owners reopen jewellery and lemonade stand


Media Watch

Time columnist makes “case towards engagement rings”

Portuguese newspaper on natural versus lab-grown (translation)

Brides: the professionals and cons of GIA diamonds


From the Podcast

The Jewellery District, Episode 98: JCK Las Vegas Report, Lab-Grown Reset, Tracing Diamonds


Have an important weekend!


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