June 2013

The KP’s trouble with transparency

“It reflects poorly on everyone,” one industry player told me this week in discussing (one of) the latest reports to emerge that cast the diamond industry in a bad light.I don’t disagree. Over the co... read more..

Celebrity Jewelry Gawk: Sparkling summer gems

Summer is here and the stars have been keeping it classy at their red carpet events, appearances and premieres. Though color in jewelry is still a major trend, many celebrities have been toning it dow... read more..

A different kind of jewelry ring

If you’re looking to check out a movie that relates to our industry--and could possibly serve as a warning against oversharing on social media --The Bling Ring opened in theaters last Friday, a crime-... read more..

Getting to know Guinea

I often find myself in a circumstance difficult to describe with a single word. It’s not serendipity, exactly, but it goes something like this: there will be, for example, a country or person that I’v... read more..

Corrado Giuspino’s Italian jewels

I recently came across the work of Corrado Giuspino, an Italian designer who launched his first collection in 2008.Now, his bold, colorful work has been featured in Vogue, Elle and Marie Claire, among... read more..

De Beers class action drawing to a close

The last of the checks in the De Beers class-action lawsuit settlement should go out in the next couple of weeks, and the case--which began more than 10 years ago and initially was set... read more..

Lucky Number 3

We are not yet a full week removed from the madness and, I’ll be honest, I am exhausted. I stayed up too late on Sunday (along with many other nights) then had to catch a 7 a.m. flight home Monday. I ... read more..

Large rough brings big money for mining cos.

Two smaller mining companies recently reported that large, exceptional rough diamonds recovered from their mines in Africa have sold for millions. New York--Two smaller mining com... read more..
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