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Q&A: Deciphering De Beers’ Blockchain Platform
David Prager virtually sat down with Editor-in-Chief Michelle Graff to answer questions about the rollout of Tracr at scale.
Designer Theo Fennell Has Written a Memoir
“I Fear for This Boy” takes readers through the ups and downs of his business and is available for pre-order now.
State of the Diamond Industry: Where Does Supply Go From Here?
The 2008 economic crisis, COVID-19, and sanctions on Russian goods have set the stage for an interesting decade for natural diamond supply.
Steven Kaiser, Watch Industry Veteran and Beloved Mentor, Dies at 68
Kaiser, whose illustrious career spanned decades, died suddenly on Friday.
Piece of the Week: ‘Birds in Flight’ by Oscar Heyman
The New York jeweler made this incredible, colorful Art Deco bracelet featuring tropical birds in 1927.
De Beers’ Rough Sales Up 21% So Far This Year
One analyst cited rising diamond prices and the sanctions on Alrosa as contributing factors.
Virtual Diamond Boutique Uncorks the ‘Sales Genie’
The new app allows salespeople to quickly and easily access a lot of inventory.
Pandora Announces Plans to Build Third Factory, First Outside Thailand
It will be located in Vietnam’s Binh Duong Province, and construction is slated to start early next year.
Julie Lamb Is FGI’s 2022 ‘Rising Star’ in Fine Jewelry
The New York City native was honored at the annual Fashion Group International awards ceremony, held Tuesday night.
WD Lab Grown Diamonds Names First Authorized Distributor
That distributor is Chicago-based M. Geller, which will supply loose WD-grown diamonds to its retail customers.
First Diamonds from Sierra Leone’s Tongo Mine Coming to Market
Australian company Newfield Resources is developing the mine and will sell its production through Bonas Group in Antwerp.
2 Plead Guilty in String of California Jewelry Thefts
Officials said the men and two other suspects stole more than $1 million in jewelry from Sam’s Club and JC Penney stores in nine counties.
112 Rings Stolen in NYC Diamond District Distraction Theft
It’s one of several recent jewelry store distraction thefts, almost all believed to be the work of professionals.
Petra Looking to Sell One of Its Mines in South Africa
The diamond miner wants to find a “technically and financially suitable” buyer for Koffiefontein.
For Argyle and Muzo, the Third Time Is ‘Majestique’
The third collaborative collection featuring stones from the two famed mines features 10 one-of-a-kind pieces.
Lisa Bridge Takes Over as President of AGS Board
She succeeds Underwood Jewelers’ Michael Richards, who completed his term.
Inflation Not Taking Huge Toll on Consumer Confidence, Yet
The Consumer Confidence Index dipped in April, but U.S. consumers remain “cautiously optimistic” overall, The Conference Board said.
Exhibition of Italian Jewelers Coming to New York
Scheduled for May 18-20, “The Italian Jewelry Manifesto” will serve as the launch event for a new initiative.
And the 2022 Shipley Award Goes To …
Arkansas jeweler Craig Underwood, a G.G. and C.G.A. who is as involved in his community as he is in the American Gem Society.
De Beers Sinks $2M Into Startup That Grows Kelp Forests
It’s an environmental investment that De Beers hopes will help it reach its goal of being carbon neutral by 2030.
Q1 Diamond Production Up 25% for De Beers
Rio Tinto, meanwhile, saw production slip due in part to COVID-related employee absences.
FTC Looking to Levy First Fine Under New ‘Made in USA’ Rules
It has brought a complaint against a battery maker labeling its products as “Made in U.S.A” when some parts allegedly come from China.
De Beers Slated to Begin Diamond Exploration in Angola
The company has signed two Mineral Investment Contracts for license areas in northeast Angola.
The Knot Hires Former Uber CMO to Head Marketing
Jenny Lewis joins The Knot as chief marketing officer after more than seven years with the transportation technology company.
Man Found Guilty of Running $20M Retail Theft Ring
Artur Gilowski, 48, made more than $1 million selling stolen merchandise online, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said.