June 2 Diamond Shavings: Your Internet Roundup 

First a promotional observe: I shall be moderating a panel at JCK Las Vegas tomorrow. “Lab Grown Diamond Updates” will happen Saturday, June 3 at 10 a.m. on the Showcase Stage. Be a part of me and an esteemed panel—Edahn Golan of Tenoris, Ari Levy of IGI North America, and Joanna Park-Tonks of the Worldwide Grown Diamond Affiliation—as we talk about pricing, detection and disclosure, and sustainability.

This week: Girls have been upset they acquired pretend diamonds. A cursed piece of royal jewellery. And Lizzo matches her nails to her jewellery. All under.


Luxurious trade strides on as “world wobbles”

– Luxurious retail’s endurance amid economic uncertainty

– Contained in the luxury jewelry “boom” (subscription)


Pranay Narvekar and Chaim Even-Zohar’s 2022 diamond pipeline report


Can diamond enterprise reconnect with Generation Z?

– Business must be “more inclusive”


4 ladies who found their diamonds are fake


Botswana desires to take care of De Beers deal

– However nation’s president nonetheless desires a much bigger diamond share

– De Beers defends itself in opposition to Sunday Customary article

– Botswana authorities defends itself in opposition to Mmegi article


How Molefi Letsiki, first Black sightholder, is changing the diamond industry (video)


Visionary cutter Gabi Tolkowsky dies


Stanley Zale joins Hill & Co.


Signet Jewelers appoints new senior VP of investor relations

– CEO Drosos sells 10,000 shares


Anglo American’s finance head to retire


WD Lab Grown Diamonds CFO departs


Profile of Nazem Mentioned Ahmad, sanctioned artwork and diamond dealer


Report: World’s largest star sapphire cluster given fake value


New Jersey jeweler retailer’s future unsure after car crash


Ontario’s first diamond mine enters final stages of closure


Petra sells stake in Williamson mine for $15 million


State Division points advisory on Sudan gold


Mejuri pronounces funding in Regeneration, a remining startup

–  Firm’s sustainability report


Lightbox diamonds certified carbon-neutral


What luxurious appears to be like like in Russia now


The story of Louis Consolation Tiffany’s Medusa


New York Submit critiques Tiffany’s Blue Box Café


Some imagine this piece of royal jewelry is “cursed”


Lizzo matches nails to jewelry


Kim Kardashian’s most expensive jewelry, ranked


Antiques Roadshow visitor shocked to be taught value of jewelry


Pattern alert: “dopamine jewelry”


Media Watch

Monetary Occasions on “the power of jade”

Good Earth CEO Beth Gerstein on Bloomberg podcast (audio)

GoBankingRates story says don’t purchase jewellery on holidays or weekends

El País on Antwerp’s antipathy towards diamond sanctions


From the Podcast

The Jewellery District, Episode 96: Tiffany’s New Flagship, AGS Conclave and AI, JCK Las Vegas Preview


Have an incredible weekend!


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