This week: G7 near agreeing to Russian diamond ban. The succession drama at LVMH. And did Taylor Swift lose a $12,000 ring on the MTV Video Music Awards? All under.
Shana Tovah! Completely satisfied and wholesome new yr to all who have a good time!
Deloitte has upbeat vacation forecast
– Bain predicts vacation can be weakest in years
– On-line gross sales plateau
American Change Group buys Danecraft
DGSE proprietor buys Steven Kretchmer
De Beers to spend $20 million selling pure diamonds this vacation
– India places strain on diamond miners (video)
– Edahn Golan: Market is “self-correcting”
De Beers stops Lightbox engagement ring check
Understanding an advert watchdog’s warning for Agape Diamonds
LVMH model FRED launch “blue” assortment, with lab-growns
– Is Paris enamored with lab-grown diamonds
G7 near agreeing on Russian diamond ban
U.S. Treasury sanctions Russian diamond miner Grib
HB Antwerp cofounders cut up, plan courtroom struggle
What has been completed, one yr after Jagersfontein mine dam catastrophe?
De Beers “assured” Venetia miners received’t strike
De Beers CEO Al Prepare dinner “potential candidate” to go BP
Which Arnault will inherit the LVMH empire?
Breitling CEO not apprehensive about Rolex-Bucherer deal
– Is it simply “enterprise as standard”?
– Sotheby’s opens salon inside Bucherer
Jewellery Designer Showcase lawsuit dismissed
Kendra Scott jewellery is coming to Goal
Nordstorm proclaims new management appointments
Diamonds Worldwide hires chief data officer
Nissim Zuaretz wins one other time period as ISDMA president
British jeweler Chris Sellors dies
Colorado jeweler Richard Weiss dies
Pure Earth honors Iris Van der Veken
JCK Business Fund open for grant functions
Diamond mines have contributed over $500,000 to Northwest Territories fireplace aid
Reclusive Jewish French jeweler Andre Chervin’s work on show in New York
Inside Lugano Diamonds’ non-public social membership
Royal jewels uncovered after a century head to Sotheby’s public sale
Sofia Richie Grainge fronts David Yurman adverts
Buccellati faucets Talita von Furstenberg for brand new marketing campaign
The story behind the VMAs’ Taylor Swift/*NSYNC friendship bracelet second
– Did Swift lose her diamond ring on the awards present?
TikTokker explains how her Cartier earrings are free
New collection Everyone Loves Diamonds dramatizes Antwerp diamond heist
Thanks for the shout-outs, Lab Grown Diamonds journal (video), Nationwide Jeweler, InStore, and Karen
– NPR on De Beers and the diamond market
– The Economist: diamonds “shedding their attract” as funding class (subscription)
– The New York Instances on the definition of “luxurious watch,” the Cartier Baignoire, and Dave Bindra
– Monetary Instances on brown watches
From the Weblog
Understanding an Advert Watchdog’s Warning for Agape Diamonds
From the Podcast
The Jewellery District, Episode 104: Rolex and Bucherer, Audemars Piguet, Rob’s New E book
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