June 2011

What will become of the KP?

When Brad Brooks-Rubin, the special advisor on conflict diamonds to the U.S. State Department, spoke about how the United States would remain vigilant on monitoring conflict diamonds even if the Kimbe... read more..

Ribbon necklaces lock in a cause

We love anything for a good cause here at National Jeweler, so I was excited to find out that DeLatori is introducing “Lockets for a Cause,” a group of 18-karat gold-plated sterling silver necklaces t... read more..

Yellow melee = caution

While in Carlsbad, Calif. for Gemological Institute of America’s (GIA) Symposium last month, the never-shy Martin Rapaport twice publicly named one specific high-end jeweler for selling what could be ... read more..

Celebrity Jewelry Gawk™ - Classy, colorful looks

It’s all earrings and bangles these days with celebrities, and while we’ve got the traditional white-gold and diamond look happening, more stars are hitting the red carpet in colored gems. Twilight st... read more..

Diamond dollars decorate Couture

As I returned to my hotel room in Las Vegas last Friday evening, ending my exciting day on the tradeshow floor at Couture, I noticed that an envelope with my name on it had been slid under my door. Up... read more..

Preaching to the KP choir?

A number of interesting points came up last Thursday in Las Vegas during a Kimberley Process (KP) panel held at the JCK show. I just wish there had been more people there to hear them. To open the mee... read more..

Charles Stanley’s notes on Forevermark

After speaking with Forevermark CEO Stephen Lussier in London a few weeks ago, Charles Stanley, who heads De Beers’ branded diamond program here in the United States, took some time last week to provi... read more..

Celebrity Jewelry Gawk™

The 64th Annual Cannes Film Festival in France this month gave celebrities a red carpet chance to show off their jewels, while events in New York City and California called for diamond- (and pearl) st... read more..
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