October 2012

Victoria’s not-so-secret 2012 Fantasy

Every year, lingerie lord Victoria’s Secret unveils a multi-million dollar bra set with an astounding number of diamonds and colored gemstones that one lucky model gets to wear down the runway at the ... read more..

The power of off-price

During the summer, I wrote a story about the re-launch of the Bailey Banks & Biddle chain. One of main points imparted on me during the interview by Paul Leonard, part of the team of executives wh... read more..

Getting it done

As has already been widely reported, the newly introduced Diamond Source Warranty Protocol (which I assume eventually we’ll call the DSWP) wasn’t exactly met with widespread applause at the recent Wor... read more..

The astounding ‘Archduke’ diamond

As I’ve noted in this blog before, getting the chance to view some of the world’s most spectacular gemstones in person at Christie’s is and always has been one of my favorite aspects of this job.On Fr... read more..

What’s in a name (change)?

Earlier this week, news broke of a renaming and corporate identity consolidation underway at De Beers, a company in the midst of a major transition as the Oppenheimer family exits the diamond business... read more..
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