July 28 Diamond Shavings: Your Net Roundup

This week: How synthetic intelligence will change retail and the watch enterprise. Indian authorities offers new increase to lab-grown enterprise. And Frédéric Arnault isn’t transferring to Bulgari. All under.


Excellent news! Fewer jewelers are closing their doorways

– New information exhibits recession less likely

– Convention Board nonetheless sees one coming


How synthetic intelligence will change retail

– How AI will have an effect on the watch business


LVMH needs to rework each Tiffany retailer


Jewellery resellers on Amazon will likely be treated more fairly


Botswana will contribute extra to diamond advertising and marketing, De Beers says

– De Beers’ prospects “blemished”

– De Beers now one of many “big questions for Anglo”

– “Diamonds for Improvement” site launched

– De Beers needs Masisi happy Presidents’ Day


Russian finance ministry launching jewelry marketplace (translation)


Alrosa CEO Pavel Marinychev named in latest U.S. sanctions


What the Tough Diamonds TV series gets right


Former jewel thief tells how he used to steal diamonds (video)


4 suggestions for the following era of diamond dealers


Will Mumbai diamantaires relocate to new Surat Diamond Bourse?


Indian authorities extends Customs aid to lab-grown diamonds


Diamond Foundry hires tax lobbyist


New examine appears to be like at how diamonds come to Earth’s surface


Paul Zimnisky interviews Hans Merket of IPIS (audio)


“Recycled gold” probably not sustainable, panel agrees


Alaska asks Supreme Court docket to undo EPA Pebble mine veto


Charlotte jeweler Ernest Perry dies


Designer Peter Brams dies at 77


Minnesota jeweler sentenced for tax evasion


Stuller promotes two to govt administrators


Frederick Goldman appoints director of gross sales


Diamond Sellers Membership reelects Krischer as president


Hodinkee, Tudor veteran Russell Kelly joins Fourtané


Frédéric Arnault says he’s not moving to Bulgari


TAG Heuer plans more stores


The “genius” of Patek Philippe’s multigeneration master plan


Watch producer Zenith throws doorways open to public


The watch universe in Singapore is expanding


China’s Lukfook Group opens retailer in California


Tiffany displaying its last pink diamonds


Tiffany’s chief gemologist on the fun of working with the world’s most precious stones


Tiffany archives e book “is a gem”


Pendant watches come back in style


Watches that may be fruit, flowers, or fauna


Tupac Shakur’s self-designed ring highlights Sotheby’s hip-hop sale

– Ring sells for over $1 million


A$AP Rocky’s jeweler exhibits off rapper’s custom-made grenade


Is Beyoncé’s Tiffany & Co. costume made of diamonds?


Andy Griffith Present actress Betty Lynn’s diamond engagement ring nets $1,800


Former Vogue editor: Kate Middleton’s indifference to diamonds is “disappointing”

– Her most important jewelry pieces


The “Jewish history of jewelry”


Couple discover uncommon pearl whereas consuming clams, flip it into engagement ring


Lady considers engagement ring “tacky”


From the Podcast     

The Jewellery District, Episode 100: Vic’s Customized Design, a Jewellery Convention, and a Podcast Milestone


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