March 10 Diamond Shavings: Your Net Roundup 

This week: Ought to there be a on line casino at a Saks? Botswana reiterates calls for for De Beers. And the very best moments of bijou in films. All under.


HRD lab routinely “upgraded” diamonds, report claims


State Division, E.U. meet with business leaders over Russian diamonds

– European Union pushing for brand spanking new diamond sanctions before May


Will LVMH attempt to take over Richemont (or Cartier)?

– How Cartier can “craft the future of luxury”


Patek Philippe to chop down network 30%

– Rolex, Patek beat S&P positive factors since 2018


Ought to Saks home a casino?


America’s procuring spree may “be over soon”


Botswana “intent” on promoting extra diamonds outside De Beers

– De Beers sees additional sales slowdown


Hong Kong sees “extra present than dough”


Longtime IGI CEO Jerry Ehrenwald dies


Princess lower co-inventor Israel Itzkowitz dies


Chronoswiss founder Gerd Rüdiger Lang dies


Philips names new head of jewelry for Americas


Chow Tai Fook sees government adjustments


Kendra Bridelle to move IDD’s luxe division


Bulgari’s new president unveils new growth strategy


Tanishq’s New Jersey debut drew clients throughout East Coast


Tiffany/Nike hookup reveals “issues in the sneaker market”

– Tiffany & Co. appoints Lauren Santo Domingo as creative director in home category


The Seven is a New York Metropolis jeweler masquerading as an antique shop


4 ladies on what ladies need for watches


Peter Smith on “human connection and the retail experience”


Longtime jewelers Bensons, Hutchinson, and Manoli’s shut their doorways


How J.C. Penney is doing


Retail Dive: The RealReal, Farfetch “at risk for bankruptcy”


Pandora sues distributors for unauthorized distribution of their products


Sq. sued over diamond funds to Russian bank accounts


In India, diamond mine poises battle of trees versus jobs (subscription)


Australia finds “troubling” amount of greenwashing


New sustainability index places Tiffany on the bottom


Punjab At the moment examines the Adani-Jatin Mehta connection


Belgium newspaper says nation can’t shut Russian “loopholes” (in Dutch)

– Russian diamond, jewellery exports into Belgium drop (in Dutch)


4 extra acquitted in Brussels diamond heist


Pink Panther gang suspected in diamond theft in art fair


Perth Mint gold bullion deal draws skepticism


Former Brazil president Bolosnaro caught in $3 million jewelry scandal

– Saudi Arabian jewels may trigger Brazilian unrest


Diamond ring bought with out reserve falls short at Sotheby’s


Patek Philippe owned by Andy Warhol sells for $101,600


150-year-old Spencer-Churchill necklace is on the market


LeBron James gifted customized diamond pendant by Lakers for breaking NBA record


David Yurman’s new model ambassadors are all under 30


Norway followers meet for swap meets


Jewellery is a “secret swinger signal”


Man purchases faux diamond ring, worries fiancée will find out


Dutch historian finds medieval treasure using metal detector


Former jeweler chases athletic goals at 70


Iconic on-screen jewelry moments


Media Watch

Fashionable Retail on lab-grown diamonds

Good Q&A with Jewelers Vigilance Committee’s Tiffany Stevens


From the Weblog

Will LVMH Attempt To Take Over Richemont (Or Cartier)?


From the Podcast

The Jewellery District, Episode 90: Gem Reveals, Diamond Provider Information, and ChatGPT


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