Aug. 18 Diamond Shavings: Your Internet Roundup

This week: Lab-grown diamond exports fall. Diamond District lawsuit stalls deliberate lodge. And chatter about Meghan Markle’s earrings—and lack of ring. All under.


What recession? Summer season’s financial system is hot

– Economists reduce recession predictions

– Costco execs see a telling sign


However there could also be a “richcession”

– Aspirational clients pull back


9 states cross legislation to crack down on retail crime


Exports of lab-grown diamonds fall 28%

Enterprise Insider notices LGD prices are falling

– Model affords 100% refund for lab-grown diamonds

– Lab-growns might not be as sustainable as you think


Pandora expands lab-grown diamond line, changes its name

– Pandora’s U.S. gross sales enhance in second quarter

– Earnings name transcript


Flawed diamonds see a “complex downturn”


De Beers loosens shopping for guidelines as inventories accumulate


De Beers aids staff amid wildfires in Canada’s Northwest Territories

– Maui Divers raises $1.3 million for victims of wildfires


Russian miner Alrosa’s gross sales maintain up regardless of sanctions

– Sanctions inflicting “upheaval” in Surat


Everledger is alive—and dealing with Signet


“American LVMH”? New merger combines six luxurious vogue manufacturers


Tacori appoints Roeya Vaughan as new CEO


Eira Thomas steps down as CEO of Lucara Diamond


Former De Beers chair Julian Ogilvie Thompson dies


Rogers VP of merchandising Dominick Sorresso dies


Jennifer Markas joins Jewelers Mutual


Pure Diamond Council appoints head of PR


Avi Krawitz interviews head of South African diamond startup (audio)


Diamond District actual property battle comes down to inches


Diamonds, and Jewish traditions, proceed in Diamond District


“Diehards” maintain custom alive in Antwerp diamond industry


Mom and son bond over diamonds in Antwerp


New sequence about jewellery theft, Everyone Loves Diamonds, set for Amazon Prime Video


Tough Diamonds TV present not all the time correct about money laundering


U.S. seeks forfeiture of diamonds, art work from reputed Hezbollah-linked dealer


British Museum fires employee after gems go lacking


Madagascar president’s chief of employees allegedly sought bribe from Gemfields


Brazil police raid Bolsonaro aides over sale of jewelry gifts


Retired professor charged with stealing jewellery from wealthy friends


Man held for smuggling diamonds in tea powder pouches


Zimbabwe stockpiles 300,000 carats of diamonds


Folks throng Indian village to hunt diamonds


Diavik Mine to be solar-powered


Watchmakers say they’re going inexperienced—but is it enough?


The “false premise” of utilizing synthetic intelligence in watch design


Watch reveals have by no means been extra important and popular


How MB&F creates groundbreaking watches


Folks say Jacob the Jeweler’s watch appears like a toy


Meghan Markle slammed for “deceptive” folks by wearing lab-grown diamonds

– Markle noticed with out engagement ring, sparking divorce rumors


Billie Eilish “stuns followers” along with her diamond teeth grills


Busta Rhymes items Scar Lip her first diamond chain


Twins who married twins now internet hosting wedding-themed jewelry show


Prince’s timepieces up on the market (in all probability)


Girl’s try to take off ring turns into “horror story”


Philadelphia jeweler desires to create “wearable joy”


Gem stones “spill the beans” on ancient trade routes


College of Alabama scientists creating diamonds for industrial purposes


From the Podcast     

The Jewellery District, Episode 102: Barbie, Fall Trend, Retail Rebirth, Sale of IGI, Hip-Hop


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