De Beers announced that its new Canadian mine, Gahcho Kué, is now in the production phase, while Petra Diamonds unveiled its latest big find from the Cullinan mine.

Meanwhile, Pandora and Blue Nile both released their second quarter sales figures, Macy’s announced it was going to close 100 stores and Todd Reed opened his first shop-in-shop in an independent retailer.

Relive the week as it was, in photos.


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