Your Internet Roundup  – JCK

This week: Amazon utilizing De Beers’ Factor Six for brand spanking new diamond tech challenge. Hodinkee on what makes a watch “cheesy.” New appears to be like at how Jewish and Jain sellers grew to become an enormous power within the diamond enterprise. All under.


GIA backtracks on paperless program

– Sellers complain to Rapaport and Idex


Is Botswana’s cope with HB Antwerp a menace to De Beers?

– Are Botswana and De Beers headed for a breakup?

– De Beers eyes “massive investment”

– Botswana worries about Russian sanctions


Amazon rising diamond with De Beers’ Element Six

– Hopes to “revolutionize computer networks”

– Searching for edge in “cloud war”


In survey, 42% of jewelers report sales gains in February


U.Okay. diamond jewellery retailer Vashi goes into liquidation


Gismondi 1754 acquires Vendorafa from LVMH


Monica Vinader will get new funding after private equity deal


Roland Naftule, gem vendor and devoted business official, dies

– Martin Rapaport says thanks

– Tributes from AGTA and ICA


Famous jeweler Invoice Underwood dies


Sophie Quy turns into worldwide CEO of Suzanne Kalan


Borsheims promotes two executives


JBT names Richline’s Richard Katz chairman


Joe Purnell joins Sensible Components


Q&A with chairman of Gem & Jewelry Export Promotion Council


The $30 million ruby: 55 ct. gem might shatter data


Patek Philippe’s pruning a “warning to the industry”


Demand weakening for watches outside the big four


Head of a watch journal on what makes a watch “tacky”


Essentially the most Gen-Z-appropriate watches from Watches and Wonders


Cartier rising manufacturing capability, CEO says


The luxurious emblem growth “is over”


Luxurious tuxedo rental firm enters wedding ceremony ring enterprise


Gangs make a mint promoting stolen watches on WhatsApp


Tiffany performs April Fools’ prank: diamond-encrusted sneakers


Diamond Foundry wants “50-year-lease”


Zimbabwe diamond miner Andin accused of damaging environment


Extra questions about ZCDC deal

– Area people applies to global watchdog


Lucara responds to union allegations


TikTok person goes viral with formulation on how to stack jewelry


Rick Ross reveals off 129 ct. billionaire Jacob & Co. watch


Rhianna wears soccer jersey with “oodles of diamonds”


Hailey Bieber poses in $10,750 diamond bra


Bolsonaro testifies to Brazilian investigators in Saudi jewelry scandal


Reality examine: Kris Aquino didn’t steal Imelda Marcos’ jewelry


Harry Winston’s New York condo hits the market for $28 million


New e book appears to be like at connection between diamonds and Judiasm

– How Jains captured world diamond trade


1,800-year-old gold jewellery unearthed in Jerusalem burial cave


Media Watch

Moneywise on lab-grown diamonds

“Telling a narrative by way of bespoke jewelry” (video)


From the Weblog

Is Botswana’s Deal With HB Antwerp a Menace to De Beers?

Are Botswana and De Beers Headed for a Breakup?


From the Podcast
The Jewellery District, Episode 92: 24 Karat Weekend, Russian Diamonds, and Lab-Grown Diamond High quality


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