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                                               October 08, 2013 

 

In This Issue
Holiday sales expected to rise almost 4%
Brauner Addresses Issues With the Synthetic Diamond Market
Sale of State-Owned Shares will Strengthen ALROSA – Ari Epstein
Diamond headaches today, a different world tomorrow
One diamond voice needed
Good times are (maybe) here again
Diamond Necklace With $55M Price Tag Going on Sale in Singapore
Birthstone Jewelry: Opal is the Birthstone of October
7 Tips on Creating and Growing Your Personal Brand
How to put voice broadcasting to use in your jewelry store
How To Manage The Chaos Of Work (So You Can Focus On What Really Matters)
Out to Lunch: Dining With Jewelry Designer Ana Cavalheiro in Photos

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Holiday sales expected to rise almost 4%
National Jeweler                                                       Oct 7, 2013 

 

The National Retail Federation (NRF) predicts that sales in November and December will increase 3.9 percent when compared with last year but warns that number could be impacted if the federal government remains shut down for a prolonged period. >>>

  

Brauner Addresses Issues With the Synthetic Diamond Market

Rapaport News                                                                                      October 8



In his second consecutive year speaking at the Rapaport International Diamond Conference, Mark Brauner, the co-CEO of the International Gemological Institute (IGI) Worldwide addresses the most pressing issue — synthetic diamonds and their diffusion into the market. >>>  

 

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Sale of State-Owned Shares will Strengthen ALROSA – Ari Epstein

Alex Shishlo                                        Rough&Polished                                       October 07  

               

                                       

Ari Epstein, CEO of the Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) in his interview to Rough&Polished commented on the transition of De Beers to forward rough supply contracts, dwelled on the problems of generic marketing and financing the diamond industry,…>>> 

Diamond headaches today, a different world tomorrow

                                    Gem Thoughts                                    Oct 7                               

The diamond business still cannot seem to get weaned off mama De Beers. That is not in the way of a complaint to De Beers, but rather an admission that clinging to the old, sheltered ways is gone.  >>>  

One diamond voice needed    
                           Jeweller Magazine                         October 7, 2013




Many people in the luxury goods segment, including jewellery, believe the tech companies have “stolen” a lot of their sales. COLEBY NICHOLSON says a one-voice marketing campaign could help stem the tide.
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Good times are (maybe) here again

Jan Brassem                                National Jeweler                               Oct 7, 2013                       



As the U.S. economy, and the U.S. jewelry industry, drags on, it’s become clear that the traditional consumer growth engine hasn’t been as robust as it was in previous decades.
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Diamond Necklace With $55M Price Tag Going on Sale in Singapore
Albert Robinson                                          IDEX                                      October 07, 2013





The world’s largest diamond necklace will be on sale at Singapore’s JewelFest show later this month but with an estimated price of $55 million buyers are likely to be few and far between.
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Birthstone Jewelry: Opal is the Birthstone of October

Jennifer Heebner                                       JCK                                 October 7, 2013

There’s nothing like the flash of opal, whose myriad colors are due to the gem’s stacked silica deposits, according to the GIA. Opal is actually the byproduct of rains that drench the parched earth in places like Australia’s Outback. >>>    

 
 

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Born from a love story on the Riviera coasts between a handsome Italian from Tuscany and a young Swiss woman, BERTOLUCCI has always married the Creativity and Inspiration from Italy to the Savoir-Faire and Rigour from Switzerland. More

 

7 Tips on Creating and Growing Your Personal Brand
Laura Lake,                                       About.com Guide                            Oct 6, 2013





If you are reading this article you probably know what personal branding, but do you understand the importance? You might be wanting what personal branding is and why it’s important.
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How to put voice broadcasting to use in your jewelry store

Bill Warren                                   Southern Jewelry News                   Oct 1. 2013 

                   

How could a jeweler put this technology called “Voice Broadcasting” or “Voice Blast” to use in the marketing of their store? After checking state and local laws, I found out that as long as you are using your in-store customer contacts who’ve given you permission to market to them, there would be no problem in using this.  >>>   

How To Manage The Chaos Of Work (So You Can Focus On What Really Matters)     

Nicholas White                                     OPEN Forum                              October 03, 2013            

                                        

 

 

The digital age has created more demands on your workday. Here are tricks and tools to handle the busy-ness so you can focus on your business. >>> 

 

Out to Lunch: Dining With Jewelry Designer Ana Cavalheiro in Photos       
Brittany Siminitz                                         JCK                                         October 7             

 

As her pieces precisely advertise, the jewelry designer is seriously, effortlessly cool. Don’t you love when it all comes together like that? When you fall in love with a line of jewelry, and the person behind that jewelry is equally as awesome? >>> 

  

  

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