Your Friday Net Roundup – JCK

This week: Tiffany coaching new technology of jewelers. Bernard Arnault’s dealings come below the microscope. And a diamond is pulled out of a lady’s ear. All beneath.


Former JCK editor-in-chief Hedda Schupak dies

– Tributes from Jennifer Heebner, Gary Roskin, Anthony DeMarco, and Michelle Graff

JCK staffers share reminiscences


Who’s the actual goal of De Beers’ new advertisements?


De Beers slashes diamond sales amid glut

– Ekati’s tough gross sales rise


Robbins Brothers, lab-grown pioneer, speaking extra about pure diamonds


Infinite Blue diamond falls short at auction


De Beers and Botswana one step nearer to remaining deal


HB Antwerp settles founder feud


Belgium authorities exempts Grib from sanctions (translation)


Idex: “a story of two tragedies”


Petra Diamonds says mines might use blockchain to track carbon emissions


Diamond Foundry fined $12,000 for security violations


Pandora raises growth targets

– Appears to retail expansion for growth

– CEO Alexander Lacik interviewed on CNBC (video)


Rolex’s acquisition of Bucherer: Should retailers worry?

– Rolex “breaks taboo”


Rolex costs drop on secondary market

– Flippers nonetheless offloading them


Montblanc burdened by heavy debt (subscription)


The unique gold Apple Watch is now completely obsolete


Tiffany launches Era Z apprenticeship program


Jean Arnault’s plans for Louis Vuitton watches


Transactions between Bernard Arnault and Russian businessman face scrutiny


Houlden Group CEO steps down


Fellows Auctioneers names Paul Greer head of jewelry


Lucapa Diamonds appoints Nick Selby CEO and managing director


Proprietor of Murowa mine dies in aircraft crash


Former Gymshark CEO invests in inexpensive jewelry brand D. Louise


Crime on the agenda as JA visits Capitol

– What it’s worthwhile to know about retail crime


Amazon made $1 billion with secret price-spiking algorithm

– Why the FTC goes after your Prime subscription

– Lady kicked off Amazon account for no reason


Macy’s CEO calls Bloomingdale’s a “growth vehicle”


Tiffany to remodel Paris opera house


Jewellery takes heart stage in museums across Asia


New Netflix marketing campaign emulates luxury advertising


Readers of Occasions‘ Ethicist column weigh in on girl’s diamond ring dilemma


Client upset about extreme jewelry packaging


Wallace Chan talks about how spirituality guides jewelry-making


Lady “bullied” over dimension of engagement ring on TikTok


Rapper Publish Malone practically misplaced $600,000 diamond while eating Chicken McNugget


U.S. seizes giraffe feces from girl who needed to use it for jewelry


Physician pulls a diamond out of woman’s ear


Media Watch

Bustle author goes on diamond tour in Botswana

CBS Information: Worth of diamonds is “taking a hit” (video)

Nationwide Overview lauds De Beers for bringing again old branding

HuffPost contributor selected her personal engagement ring, is joyful, however feels “judged”


From the Weblog

Who’s the Actual Goal for the New De Beers Adverts?


From the Podcast     

The Jewellery District, Episode 105: Visitor Monica Stephenson



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