Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Depression May Be Our Brain's Way Of Telling Us To Stop And Solve A Problem

So true.

Useful link:
http://www.businessinsider.in/depression-may-be-our-brains-way-of-telling-us-to-stop-and-solve-a-problem/articleshow/57176327.cms

Mixing Of Natural Diamonds With HPHT Synthetic Melee

A big concern.

Useful link:
https://www.gia.edu/gems-gemology/winter-2016-labnotes-mixing-natural-diamonds-HPHT-synthetic-melee

Earth Has A Brand-New Continent Called Zealandia

Take a look.

Useful link:
http://www.businessinsider.in/earth-has-a-brand-new-continent-called-zealandia-and-its-been-hiding-in-plain-sight-for-ages/articleshow/57175757.cms

Lustre: Pearling And Australia

A must visit.

Useful link:
https://www.gia.edu/exhibition-review-lustre-pearling-australia

887 Carat Emerald Goes Up For Auction

Take a look.

Useful link:
http://www.jckonline.com/2017/02/15/887-carat-emerald-goes-auction

Visit Two Of Mogok’s Most Important Mines With GIA

A must visit.

Useful link:
https://www.gia.edu/gia-news-research/field-gemologist-mogok-mines-dattaw-ruby-baw-mar-sapphire

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

LA Museum Hosts Rare Fancy Colored Diamond Exhibit

A must visit.

Useful link:
https://www.gia.edu/gia-news-research/la-museum-hosts-rare-fancy-colored-diamond-exhibit

Curved Tubes In Blue Sapphire

Take a look.

Useful link:
https://www.gia.edu/gems-gemology/winter-2016-microworld-curved-tubes-blue-sapphire

Rio Tinto Hands Over Diamond Discovery To Indian Government

A must read.

Useful link:
http://money.cnn.com/2017/02/08/news/rio-tinto-diamond-mine-india/index.html

N.W.T.'s Gahcho Kue Diamond Mine Discovers 68-carat Gem

Take a look.

Useful link:
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/gahcho-kue-68-carat-diamond-1.3970235

The Vibrant Life Of A Legendary Design Editor

Get to know Min Hogg.

Useful link:
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/08/t-magazine/design/min-hogg-world-interiors-profile.html?hpw&rref=t-magazine&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=well-region&region=bottom-well&WT.nav=bottom-well

The Right Way To Cry In Front Of Your Boss

Over to you.

Useful link:
http://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/the-right-way-to-cry-in-front-of-your-boss?cid=spmailing-14213236-WK%20Newsletter%2002-08-2017%20(1)-February%2008,%202017

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Why Setting Goals Can Actually Make You Less Successful

Over to you.

Useful link:
https://www.fastcompany.com/3067813/why-setting-goals-can-actually-make-you-less-successful

Jewelry Career Readiness Initiative

A must read.

Useful link:
https://www.diamondcouncil.org/Pages/JCRI.aspx

Supersize Me: Solange Azagury-Partridge’s Poptails Rings

One of a kind rings.

Useful link:
http://www.thejewelleryeditor.com/jewellery/article/solange-azagury-partridge-poptails-cocktail-rings

Boucheron's Luxuriant Ode To Nature Triomphante

Take a look.

Useful link:
http://www.thejewelleryeditor.com/jewellery/article/boucheron-ivy

Nurturing New Storytellers In Africa And Latin America

A must read.

Useful link:
https://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2017/02/07/nurturing-new-storytellers-in-africa-and-latin-america/?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&version=Moth-Visible&moduleDetail=inside-nyt-region-0&module=inside-nyt-region&region=inside-nyt-region&WT.nav=inside-nyt-region&_r=0

Monday, February 06, 2017

Queen Elizabeth II Marks 65 Years On British Throne With Sapphire Jubilee

Over to you.

Useful link:
http://edition.cnn.com/2017/02/06/europe/queen-elizabeth-sapphire-jubilee/index.html

Extracting Equality

A must read.

Useful link:
https://www.globalwitness.org/en/blog/extracting-equality-gender-and-african-mining-industry

Random Thoughts

After a certain point, waves are not measured in feet or inches, they are measured in increments of fear.

- Buzzy Trent, Surfer Extraordinaire.

Against Will Power

A must read.

Useful link:
http://nautil.us/issue/45/power/against-willpower

Time Is Contagious

So true.

Useful link:
http://nautil.us/issue/45/power/time-is-contagious

For This Jewelry Line, All That Glitters Is Food

Take a look.

Useful link:
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/06/dining/food-jewelry-delicacies.html?mabReward=A3&recp=1&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&region=CColumn&module=Recommendation&src=rechp&WT.nav=RecEngine&_r=0

What’s The Future For The Conflict Minerals Rule?

Rob Bates was spot on.

Useful link:
http://www.jckonline.com/blogs/cutting-remarks/2017/02/03/whats-future-conflict-minerals-rule

Sunday, February 05, 2017

In The Indian Ocean, Fragments Of A Continent Where They Should Not Be

A must visit.

Useful link:
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/03/science/lost-continent-indian-ocean-mauritius.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&version=Moth-Visible&moduleDetail=inside-nyt-region-2&module=inside-nyt-region&region=inside-nyt-region&WT.nav=inside-nyt-region

Illicit Miners Scrape For Diamonds On Abandoned Mines

A must read.

Useful link:
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2017/01/illicit-miners-scrape-diamonds-abandoned-mines-170118074756756.html

Rings To Propose With, From $12 To $625,000

Take a look.

Useful link:
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/02/01/fashion/weddings/Engagement-rings-for-every-budget.html?_r=0

A Look At How Jewellery Trends Have Evolved Over The Past 100 years

A must read.

Useful link:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-4182322/How-jewellery-trends-evolved-past-100-years.html

Cuprian Liddicoatite Tourmaline

Take a look.

Useful link:
https://www.gia.edu/gia-news-research/cuprian-liddicoatite-tourmaline

A New Discovery Of Emeralds From Ethiopia

Take a look.

Useful link:
https://www.gia.edu/gems-gemology/spring-2017-gemnews-new-discovery-emeralds-ethiopia

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

How Robert De Niro Learned To Become ‘The Comedian’

A huge fan.

Useful link:
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/31/movies/robert-de-niro-the-comedian-stand-up-comedy.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&version=Moth-Visible&moduleDetail=inside-nyt-region-2&module=inside-nyt-region&region=inside-nyt-region&WT.nav=inside-nyt-region&_r=0

Update On Gemstone Mining In Northern Mozambique

A must read.

Useful link:
https://www.gia.edu/gems-gemology/winter-2016-update-gemstone-mining-northern-mozambique

A New Find Of Danburite In The Luc Yen Mining Area, Vietnam

A must visit.

Useful link:
https://www.gia.edu/gems-gemology/winter-2016-danburite-luc-yen-mining-area-vietnam

Synthetic Emeralds Grown By Richard Nacken In The Mid-1920s

A must read.

Useful link:
https://www.gia.edu/gems-gemology/winter-2016-synthetic-emeralds-richard-nacken-1920s

Jaipur, India: The Global Gem And Jewelry Power Of The Pink City

A must visit.

Useful link:
https://www.gia.edu/gems-gemology/winter-2016-jaipur-india