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Blogs about the diamond, gemstone and jewelry industry and trade.

Marketing the myth – For consumers, Amsterdam is still Europe’s top diamond city

How many members of the international diamond trade make a weekly beeline for the bookstore or newsstand to pick up a selection of the latest consumer fashion and lifestyle magazines? Probably very few. Let’s face it, Vogue, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan and Oprah magazines are not regular reading in diamond business offices. However, in today’s diamond business, there is ever-growing awareness of the need to know the trends in the consumer markets, to catch up on fashion news and follow the performance of other luxury products. [...]

By | 2018-07-11T12:53:13+02:00 July 10th, 2018|Blog, English - Industry related|0 Comments

Remembering Howard Rubin, from a distance (February 2012)

This post was written in February 2012. It's 30 days ago since Howard Rubin passed away, and throughout the past weeks I've noted the many kind and often moving words have been spoken and written about Howard, that true gentleman. This may be a bit presumptuous on my part, but I'd like to try and speak on behalf of those who did not know Howard well, who knew him, as it were, from a certain distance, and who, in spite of that observation, feel that [...]

By | 2018-07-11T12:53:35+02:00 July 10th, 2018|Blog, English - Industry related|0 Comments
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