Nov. 10 Diamond Shavings: Your Friday Internet Roundup

This week: Was October good or unhealthy for jewelers? The licensed pre-owned watch value warfare. And creating the world’s largest lab-grown ring. All beneath.


Edge Retail: Impartial jewellery gross sales do well in October

– Tenoris sees continued negative trend


Famous Pa. jeweler David Craig to close its doorways


Nobody “needs to purchase luxury goods online anymore


Sensible Earth gross sales increase 2.5%

– Earnings name transcript


Watches of Switzerland’s jewelry sales sink

– Shares rise as retailer reiterates plan to double profits

– Helped by secondhand market


LVMH’s progress slows


Pandora’s U.S. gross sales bounce back

– Earnings name transcript


Charles & Colvard gross sales decrease 33%

– Earnings name transcript


De Beers diamond sales slump—again

– Is Anglo committed to diamonds?

– Diamond biz wants to “wake up”

– Indian firms put together for long shutdown (video)


Botswana nonetheless shifting forward with HB Antwerp deal

– President Masisi’s tackle (video)


India diamond trade plans to cut bank financing


Seven adjustments predicted for the lab-grown diamond market

– Is the lab-grown market “a bubble”?


India nonetheless warming as much as lab-grown diamonds

– Chow Tai Fook says Chinese language customers prefer natural diamonds


Diamond Foundry’s deliberate energy station upsets Spanish locals

– Native group requests investigation


Diamond Foundry creates first diamond wafer and diamond-based electric car inverter

– Why diamonds could possibly be key to faster microchips (subscription)

WSJ podcast transcript

– “Coolest, quickest CPUs yet”


One other pivot! Adamas One begins tech division


Hamas warfare hits Israel’s diamond industry


EU shifting forward with Russian diamond ban

– May Russian ban create “parallel diamond trade”?

– Will diamond sanctions work?


Kimberley Course of Civil Society opening statement

– WDC needs to additional Kimberley Process (speech)

– Martin Rapaport begins three-day fast to protest WDC


Journal of Italian author’s journey to Sierra Leone with Rapaport

– Video exhibits impact of Peace Diamond on Koyardo village


Petra tries to return clear about “tarnished previous” in Tanzania


Watch sustainability comes into focus

– Interview with Breitling sustainability director


Worth warfare breaks out amongst Rolex certified pre-owned dealers


Boucheron acquires excessive jewellery workshop


Swiss watch magnate Jörg Bucherer dies


Rio Tinto appoints new COO for Diavik diamond mine


David Weisz appoints new territory managers


Bleu Royal fetches $44 million at Christie’s


94 ct. paraiba tourmaline withdrawn from Sotheby’s auction

– Coloured diamonds “get some love”


Sotheby’s to public sale Mary Tyler Moore’s jewellery


Hindman gives jewels from Brummer household


Kendra Scott enters magnificence market


Amazon gives FTC protection at company-wide meeting


Settlement in Canadian diamond class motion to be distributed


Cyprus courtroom rejects extradition of Israeli mining mogul Steinmetz, frees him


Sale of apparatus and belongings from Alex and Ani’s fulfillment center


Indignant prospects say New York consignment retailer stole their heirlooms


Seattle jewellery retailer suffers seventh break-in


Australian jeweler compelled to pay document damages in sexual harassment case


Namdia appeals for approval of diamond bill


Lucapa finds Angola’s mine second-largest diamond


Meet the maker of the world’s largest lab-grown diamond ring


Are uncut diamonds worth the gamble?


Kim Kardashian covers herself in crystals for Swarvoski


CBS Sunday Morning goes to Rolliefest


Man turns into TikTok star with “Watch Spotting” videos


From the Podcast     

The Jewellery District, Episode 108: Istanbul, WD Chapter, Sustainable Watches, and the 1916 Firm


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