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November 2006
11/03/06 - ASA Offers Gem and Jewelry Courses in 2007
11/02/06 - Special Gems & Gemology Issue Features Proceedings of Symposium, Gemological Research Conference
11/01/06 - DMIA Gala to Honor Two Industry Legends


October 2006
10/31/06 - Bulova Corp. Renews Licensing Agreement with Eyewear by R.O.I.
10/30/06 - NRF Predicts Rise in Holiday Spending
10/25/06 - Danziger "Turning the Tables" During Tabletop Week
10/24/06 - More Consumers Aware of Blood Diamond Movie, But Fewer Plan to See It
10/23/06 - Jewelry.com Gets a Fashion and Beauty Makeover
10/20/06 - 2nd Annual JCK Invitational Slated for Feb. 4-6, 2007
10/19/06 - DTC Kicks Off International Roadshow in Israel
10/18/06 - Jewelers to Expand Advertising This Holiday Season
10/17/06 - WDC Supports UN Recommendation to Improve Security of Diamond Trade and Alerts Industry of Diamonds Originating From Ghana
10/16/06 - Smithsonian Gems Curator to Address Jewelers Mutual
10/13/06 - JCOC: Entertainment, Travel, Home Improvements Could Squeeze Fine Jewelry and Watch Sales
10/12/06 - GIA to Begin Grading Synthetic Diamonds
10/12/06 - Gotcha!
10/11/06 - Unity Marketing to Study $62.6 Billion Watch and Jewelry Market
10/10/06 - WDC: Côte d'Ivoire Diamonds Being Smuggled into Ghana
10/9/06 - GIA Laboratory Updates Reporting on Laser Manufacturing Remnants
10/9/06 - "Lesotho Promise" Sells for US$12.36 Million
10/06/06 - New Study to Investigate Buying Habits of Under-40 Luxury Consumers
10/05/06 - The Lesotho Promise - The 15th largest diamond ever found
10/04/06 - GIA Hosts West Coast Career Fair and Open House
10/03/06 - Jewelers for Children Announces Board of Director Elections
10/01/06 - GSI Opens Lab in India

September 2006
09/29/06 - Kay Jewelers to Donate Profits from Holiday Plush Sales to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
09/28/06 - GIA Museum Celebrates Excellence in Jewelry with Latest Exhibit
09/27/06 - Author Michael Stadther Invites Readers to Join Treasure Hunt for Rings Worth US$2 Million
09/26/06 - Parcel Pro announces discounted rates for Jewelers Mutual insureds
09/25/06 - JCOC Study: Cell Phones & iPods Replacing Fine Watches
09/24/06 - SEC Ends Investigation of Zale
09/21/06 - JA Launches Education Program for Retail Jewelers
09/21/06 - CRJP Releases New Code of Practices, Welcomes Members
09/19/06 - IGI Recognized as CIBJO Registered Laboratory
09/18/06 - JCOC Surveys Consumers on GIA Symposium Topics
09/14/06 - Aber Acquires 100% of Harry Winston
09/14/06 - Hawaii Jewelers Association Elects New President
09/12/06 - DVD-ROM of GIA Symposium Available
09/12/06 - GIA Announces Men's Design Competition Winners
09/12/06 - JA Celebrates 100th Anniversary
09/06/06 - Alrosa and De Beers Sign Agreement for Diamond Exploration
09/06/06 - No Jewelry for Christmas, Poll Says
09/06/06 - WDC Launches Diamond Campaign
09/06/06 - Tourneau To Be Purchased by Investor Group

August 2006
08/31/06 - Zale, Tiffany Post Quarterly Losses
08/30/06 - August Retail Sales Could Forecast Holiday Season
08/29/06 - Buyout Firms Back Out of Signet Deal
08/29/06 - JCOC AutoPilot Helps Jewelers with Market Research
08/24/06 - Study Shows High Consumer Awareness of Ethnic Jewelry
08/24/06 - GIA to Release Book on Colored Diamonds
08/24/06 - Swatch Profits Rise 24% in First Half
08/22/06 - JIC Creates Online Survey Panel of Members
08/21/06 - Collectors Universe Buys AGL
08/17/06 - Confidence Among Luxury Consumers Falling
08/14/06 - JA Names Four New Board Members
08/14/06 - GIA Creates New International Diamond Consolidator Network
08/14/06 - Platinum Jewelry Sales on the Rise in 2006
08/08/06 - Perles de Tahiti Names New Chairman
08/08/06 - AGS Supports GIA with Symposium Sponsorship
08/08/06 - Stuller Honored with AGS Lifetime Achievement Award
08/08/06 - Sotheby's Appoints Jewelry Executives
08/02/06 - Zale Faces Shareholder Lawsuits, Announces Q4 Results
08/02/06 - Boyajian Named Managing Director of World Jewelry Center
08/01/06 - Jewelers Mutual to Offer Free ID Theft Service

July 2006
07/31/06 - MJSA Show Schedules Seminars
07/27/06 - AGS Announces Journalism Award Winners
07/27/06 - CIBJO Congress Focuses on Youth Market, Corporate Responsibility
07/25/06 - Watches and Jewelry Help Drive LVMH Earnings Higher
07/24/06 - Zale Corp. Names Betsey Burton CEO
07/21/06 - Many Consumers Unfamiliar with Blood Diamond Movie
07/20/06 - CIBJO Commissions to Release New Blue Books at Congress
07/19/06 - GIA Board of Governors Releases $65,000 for Scholarships
07/19/06 - Israel Diamond Industry Not Interrupted by Mideast Conflict
07/18/06 - JSA Issues Warning for Reps in Missouri
07/17/06 - Retail Sales Fall in June
07/13/06 - Jacob the Jeweler Pleads Not Guilty
07/13/06 - Israel Diamond Exchange to Expand
07/12/06 - Kretchmer Funeral Services Announced
07/12/06 - Birks & Mayors Reports 390% Rise in Profits
07/10/06 - Steven Kretchmer Dies in Accident
07/06/06 - Brands Just Catching On in Jewelry and Diamonds
07/05/06 - GIA Discontinues Alumni Membership Fees, Creates Continuing Education Program
07/05/06 - GIA to Update Diamond Cut Report
07/03/06 - IDMA Discusses Consumer Confidence at World Diamond Congress
07/03/06 - Moscow Diamond Bourse Accepted as 26th Member of WFDB
07/03/06 - WDFB Adopts Quality Mark, Elects Officers at 32nd Congress


June 2006
06/29/06 - MJSA Trade Show Announces Exhibitors
06/28/06 - GIA to Grade Synthetic Diamonds
06/28/06 - Polygon Expands into Three International Markets
06/28/06 - Industry Must Build "Diamond Equity," Says DTC's Shine
06/28/06 - Tiffany Pays Penalty for Failure to Recall Rattles
06/22/06 - Federated sells Lord & Taylor for $1.19 Billion
06/22/06 - AGS Laboratories Announces the Release of Emerald Cut Grade
06/20/06 - Tiffany to Open Second Manhattan Location
06/20/06 - Mikimoto Ginza Store Falsely Reported Sales
06/15/06 - Jewelers for Children Raises Record $5 Million
06/14/06 - Signet and Zale Won't Merge
06/14/06 - Sterling to Pay $1.3 Million in Back Wages
06/14/06 - Jewelry Television to Purchase Some Assets of Shop at Home
06/13/06 - Ekati Union Runs Ads Against "Dirty Diamonds"
06/13/06 - First Day of Christie's Royal Jewels Sale Fetches $17 Million
06/06/06 - Report: Luxury Spending to Triple by 2010
06/05/06 - IJO Launches E-Commerce Site
06/05/06 - Jewelry Theft Ring Busted in Southern California
06/01/06 - Workers Reject Final Offer from Ekati Mine
06/01/06 - Robbins Diamonds Opens Superstore


May 2006
05/30/06 - Lazare Kaplan Sues PhotoScribe Technologies Over Alleged Patent Infringement
05/25/06 - Industry Prepares to Fight Negative Press about "Blood Diamonds"
05/25/06 - De Beers Says Diamond Prices Not Likely to Rise Soon
05/24/06 - De Beers Signs Agreement with Botswanan Government
05/23/06 - Boyajian Resigns as GIA Head
05/19/06 - Diamonds, Gemstones and Jewelry Up For Auction at the 32nd World Diamond Congress Events
05/18/06 - Canadian Gemmological Association Announces 2006 Gem Conference and Graduation
05/17/06 - Diamond Trading Company Announces Increased Advertising Plans for 2006
05/16/06 - Diamond Industry Creates Educational Campaign on Conflict Diamonds
05/15/06 - Indian Community in Antwerp Gains Control over HRD
05/12/06 - Ice.com Acquires Diamond.com Assets
05/11/06 - CRJP Adopts Statement of Principles at First Meeting
05/10/06 - De Beers and Alrosa Sign Agreement to Reduce Sales
05/09/06 - Diamond Trading Co. Opens Sightholder Directory to Public
05/08/06 - Zale Places CFO on Administrative Leave
05/08/06 - Blue Nile Posts Strong Sales
05/05/06 - Retailer Testifies to Congress about State Healthcare Mandates
05/04/06 - Trade Among Asian Nations Expected to Explode This Year
05/02/06 - Amazon.com Doubles Q1 Jewelry and Watch Sales
05/01/06 - Israeli Diamond Exchange Opens Technology Wing
05/01/06 - IGI Identifies Stolen 20-Carat Diamond


April 2006
04/27/06 - Young Shoppers Unstrap Fashion Watches
04/27/06 - MJSA Trade Show for Jewelry Makers to Debut
04/27/06 - Tiffany Launches Chinese Web Site
04/24/06 - Ekati Mine Union Appeals to Retail Jewelers
04/21/06 - Friedman's Moves to Dallas
04/20/06 - AGS Laboratories Releases Cut Grade Educational Guide
04/19/06 - Strong Mother's Day Expected for Luxury Retailers
04/18/06 - De Beers Partners with Soul City to Address HIV/AIDS
04/17/06 - GIA Career Fairs to Feature Top Companies
04/16/06 - Gold and Silver Prices Climb High; Jewelers Affected
04/11/06 - Zalemark Teams with Prisma Express to Distribute Demeter Jewelry
04/11/06 - Tiffany Debuts Jewelry by Frank Gehry
04/11/06 - Liberian Diamond Sanctions May Be Lifted Soon
04/10/06 - SEC Investigates Zale
04/10/06 - Ekati Diamond Mine Workers Strike
04/06/06 - Swatch and Tourneau Form Retai Partnership
04/05/06 - Tourneau to Open 30 Stores in Asia
04/04/06 - De Beers Appeals Canadian Court Decision
04/03/06 - De Beers To Keep Diamond Prices Unchanged
04/03/06 - Gold Prices May Impact Jewelry Demand


March 2006
03/29/06 - Liberian Warlord Taylor Brought to Justice
03/29/06 - Japan Sales Give Tiffany Needed Boost
03/28/06 - Union Talks Resume at Ekati Mine
03/27/06 - Blue Nile Expands Online Diamond Search
03/23/06 - Wal-Mart to Target Affluent Shoppers
03/22/06 - CRJP Requests Industry Input on Code of Practices
03/22/06 - Russia Bans Imports of Diamonds from Ivory Coast
03/20/06 - Ekati Diamond Mine Owner and Workers Reach Stalemate
03/18/06 - Asprey & Garrard Sold
03/17/06 - Report Calls for Investigation into Illegal Brazil Diamond Trade
03/14/06 - Retail Sales Drop Sharply in February
03/13/06 - New York Diamond Industry Debates Planned 47th Street High-Rise
03/03/06 - Emerald Magnate Shot


February 2006
02/23/06 - De Beers' Rough New Deal
02/16/06 - Diamond Rough To Rise with DTC's Positive Outlook
02/14/06 - Select Retailers Pledge to Back Away from 'Dirty Gold'
02/13/06 - Mike Mallowe New Editor of Professional Jeweler
02/10/06 - De Beers: Upbeat Financial Results for 2005
02/10/06 - E-Tailers Report Strong Holiday
02/10/06 - Third Year of "May Is Gold Month" Adds Retailers
02/07/06 - WDC Reaffirms Pledge to Fight Conflict Diamond Trade
02/06/06 - AGS and AGTA Form Alliance
02/03/06 - GJEPC and Reed Partner
02/02/06 - Zale Up in Second Quarter
02/02/06 - Israel's Polished Diamond Exports Down 6.5% in January
02/02/06 - Right-Hand Ring Month a Hit for Jewelers

January 2006
01/31/06 - Forté Out at Zale
01/26/06 - Jewelers Mutual Learns of Registered Mail Delay
01/25/06 - JFC and De Beers launch $600,000 Childcare Program
01/24/06 - CRJP Names CEO and Program Director
01/20/06 - JVC Appoints Assistant Counsel
01/20/06 - JSA Honors Crime Fighters
01/20/06 - JVC Honors Kolish
01/20/06 - JIC Gem Awards Celebrate Media Achievement
01/13/06 - WJA Hosts Women in the Know Conference in March
01/12/06 - DTC Unveils Marketing Plans for 2006
01/12/06 - Signet Celebrates Sterling Holiday; U.S. Execs Move Up
01/10/06 - Tiffany Sales Up 6% for Holiday
01/09/06 - Zale Holiday Sales Up Slightly


















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