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This week: Are influencers over? The “Sherlock Holmes of diamonds.” And jewellery made for Passover. All beneath.


Rolex solutions (some) questions on manufacturing, licensed pre-owned program


The U.S. authorities needs to ban Russian diamonds (so be prepared)


Gold value hits $2,000 amid extra financial institution turmoil

– Analysts see doable report highs

– MJSA panel on recycled precious metals (video)


Easter, Passover rituals might supersede inflation issues


Everlasting jewellery is “here to stay”


Jeweller: Lab-created business should endorse transparency


Martin Rapaport presentation on lab-grown/Russian diamonds (video)


Good Earth watching scenario with lender Silicon Valley Financial institution


Amazon lays off 9,000 more workers


Walmart lays off tons of of employees at e-commerce facilities


Meta poised to be one-stop store for social media


Customers turn into much less in influencers


FT: Meet the “watch influencers”


How Rolex turned rapper and pop star’s favorite “wrist candy”

– Chrono24 says half of collectors’ watches are Rolexes


Movado has report yr for net sales


Watch vendor Julia Azar “shaking up the Diamond District boys’ club”


Swarovski names new GM for North America


Lightbox appoints chief working officer


Bloomingdale’s hires first-ever chief merchant


Interview with the CEO of Mejuri

– Mejuri opens retailer in Maryland


Proprietor of Ridgefield, Conn. jewellery store dies at 56


That Was the Weekend That Was

– Report on the Gem Awards

– JVC, JSA hand out annual awards

– JSA says crime reached “report degree” in 2023

– Hari Krishna hosts gala at UN Water Conference

WWD finds jewelers “optimistic”


Diamonds Do Good names 2023 honorees


Is De Beers-Botswana marriage “on the rocks”?


HB Antwerp positions itself as De Beers alternative (subscription)

– HB teases “one thing large” brewing on LinkedIn


African diamond producers name for more “beneficiation”


Zimbabwe president mentioned it’s dedicated to “adding value” to diamonds


Zimbabwe group calls for dissolution of miner ZCDC’s board


High Zimbabwe ambassador concerned in gold smuggling scheme (video)

– Al Jazeera Investigations on the “gold mafia” (video)


El Pais on diamonds and Russia’s Wagner Group


Huge spill at Diavik mine went unreported for a month


New Ekati mine proprietor backs out of Australian mine


Israel-UAE diamond commerce reaches $1.75 billion


Will Nirav Modi’s lenders get their money back?


Interpol discover dropped against Mehul Choksi

– CBI seeks to get him back on


J.P. Morgan sued by couple claiming it stole $10 million of their jewelry


Melissa Pleasure Manning seeks to show anger into that means after two robberies


How Julia Castelli turned the “Sherlock Holmes of diamonds”


Jewellery that honors “World Storytelling Day”


Singapore jeweler finds “magnificence” in imperfections


Fortiva declares “re-evaluation” partnership with Daniel’s Jewelers


“Sky Moon” Patek Philippe garners $5.8 million, a web-based report


Marlene Dietrich’s Van Cleef & Arpels bracelet going up for auction


Bethany Frankel wears $42,000 diamond watch to the beach


Tiffany & Co. exec Alexandre Arnault pays $18 million for NYC penthouse


NPR says “scientific gems” are having “sparkly moment”


Two legislation professors say you may want a pre-nup for your diamond


Jewish designer makes jewellery meant to be passed down


The very best Passover jewelry


Why it’s best to hold a bit of chalk in your jewelry drawer


A scuba diver discovered engagement ring 18 months after it was lost


Media Watch

Metro UK on the evolution of the diamond ring


From the Weblog

This U.S. Authorities Official Needs To Block Russian Diamonds (So Be Prepared)


From the Podcast
The Jewellery District, Episode 91: Visitor Tom Nolan



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