March 3 Diamond Shavings: Your Net Roundup 

Hey, everybody. As I discussed final week, I’m hoping so as to add a brand new function to this weblog known as “Meet the Miner.” This might contain speaking to individuals who work within the artisanal sector digging up supplies like diamonds, gems, gold, and platinum.

You probably have something you want to ask a gemstone miner, e-mail me at rbates – at –

This week: Why lab diamonds needs to be judged on extra than simply the 4Cs. Jeweler charged for capturing at thief in parking zone. And Seattle jewelers open their “thriller protected” after 100 years. All under.


LVMH takeover of Richemont rumored

Jing Every day considers it “unlikely”

– Luxurious publication discusses pros and cons


Why additional Russian diamond sanctions could possibly be coming

– Surat’s diamond sector braces for Russia-related job losses

– Belgium nonetheless debating import ban

– Ukraine conflict frustrates Zimbabwe diamond sales


Greater diamonds give De Beers Botswana “headache”

– Anglo American CEO says discuss carried out in “good spirits”

– Co-chair Cleaver calls deals “fair”

– Botswana’s diamond revenues flat

– Botswana diamond commerce anticipated to depreciate

– New 5G program will make mine more efficient

– New De Beers CEO visits Namibia


De Beers’ worth hike exposes profitability concerns


Paul Zimnisky podcast talks to Natural Diamond Council CEO David Kellie (audio)


The Chinese language diamond market comes back to life


5 years after Nirav Modi fraud, PNB lends to synthetic diamond makers


Lab-grown model Vrai opening 4 shops this 12 months


Ada Diamonds takes us past the 4Cs of lab diamonds (video)


Abe Sherman: Will the trade pay a worth for lab-grown diamonds?


Jeweler creates program gifting away lab-grown diamond rings for touring


OSHA: Jewellery firm uncovered employees to hazardous chemical compounds


Jewellery retailer proprietor charged for firing pictures after being robbed


Latest retail thefts trigger concern for impartial jewelers in New York


Frederick Goldman provides to gross sales staff


Christie’s Luxurious appoints new international managing director


Kohl’s recruits new president and CEO

– Kohl’s had a rough holiday


Birks Group broadcasts demise of board member Louis Roquet


Annie Wong turns into Chow Tai Fook’s first chief operating officer


Quick Firm: Inside Tiffany & Co.’s outstanding brand turnaround


Helzberg, Sensible Earth sued over assortment of hand data


Pandora’s bonds linked to recycled gold use


The New Yorker explores dystopian underworld of South Africa’s illegal gold mines


Hunt for corals pushing ecosystems to the brink


Zimbabwe says it’s shedding hundreds of thousands due to illegal panning


Angola creates tax incentives for diamond investors


Indian diamond corporations raided over “Chinese language-controlled” money-laundering app


Alliance for Accountable Mining hooks up with Fairphone


Watch lovers flock to TikTok


Designer creates Apple Watch, Rolex crossover


Inc.: Mother and son construct jewellery enterprise from “ground up”


Alex and Ani founder Rafaelian backing new media venture


The tiny diamond sphere that might unlock clean power


Kate Middleton’s 10 most iconic jewelry moments


WWE celebrity loses extremely expensive diamond earring


Rental automotive firm prices $450 to search for lost engagement ring


Former Tiffany jeweler reveals tinfoil cleaning hack


Seattle jeweler unlocks 100-year-old mystery safe


Media Watch

The Dialog traces the historical past of the Koh-i-Noor

Harpers Bazaar Australia on lab-grown diamonds


From the Podcast   

The Jewellery District, Episode 90: Gem Exhibits, Diamond Provider Information, and Chat GPT


Have an awesome weekend!


– E mail: rbates – at –

– Twitter: @robbatesjck

– Join on LinkedIn