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The Weekly Gems: News and Videos from Around the Web

September 7, 2023  |  Rapaport News

This week, we’ve been reading about glamorous gifts and precious metals buried in e-waste — and discovering which star signs are incompatible with diamonds. Here’s our list of top picks from the world of jewelry.

Diamond snapshot

What do you buy someone who has it all? An Indian architect-engineer has created a portrait of Narendra Modi featuring 7,200 diamonds for the Indian prime minister’s birthday.

Twinkling stars

This article from The Times of India reveals which zodiac signs shouldn’t wear diamonds. Spoiler alert: You have a 50% chance of being on the list.

Trash to treasure

A lab extracts gold and other precious metals hidden in laptops and phones. Is there any better way to deal with e-waste?

Gold standards

Harper’s Bazaar made a list of its favorite 25 pieces of gold jewelry. Don’t miss the latest trends in this timeless metal.

Grand Tour

Van Cleef & Arpels took editors on a Grand Tour of Italy and France to experience the luxury jeweler’s latest collection. Read about it here.

Gaining clarity

India’s diamond traders hope President Joe Biden’s attendance at the G20 Summit will restore the sparkle to their country’s business with the US. B2BChief previews the visit.

Main image by David Polak.

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