72 episodes

Senior Analyst Avi Krawitz hosts this show with deep analysis and hard hitting interviews. The Rapaport Diamond Podcast is your gateway to the diamond industry.

The Rapaport Diamond Podcast Rapaport

    • Business
    • 3.3 • 14 Ratings

Senior Analyst Avi Krawitz hosts this show with deep analysis and hard hitting interviews. The Rapaport Diamond Podcast is your gateway to the diamond industry.

    Episode 70: The GIA Goes Digital

    Episode 70: The GIA Goes Digital

    Pritesh Patel, chief operating officer at the Gemological Institute of America (GIA), outlines the organization’s digital and sustainability strategy following its recent move toward paperless reports.

    • 36 min
    Episode 69: How Tracr is Empowering De Beers’ Supply Chain

    Episode 69: How Tracr is Empowering De Beers’ Supply Chain

    Rapaport’s Avi Krawitz chats with Wesley Tucker, head of digital transformation and Tracr at De Beers, about the industry’s drive to develop diamond tracking programs.

    • 31 min
    Episode 68: Jewelry’s Pivotal Moment

    Episode 68: Jewelry’s Pivotal Moment

    Lisa Bridge, CEO of jewelry chain Ben Bridge, discusses her recent appointment as president of the American Gem Society and the mood among US jewelry retailers heading into the second half of 2022.

    • 27 min
    Episode 67: Where Digital Is Going

    Episode 67: Where Digital Is Going

    Digital-marketing expert Ben Smithee, founder of The Smithee Group, joins Rapaport’s Avi Krawitz to discuss the rapidly changing media space and how it is impacting the diamond and jewelry industry.

    • 29 min
    Episode 66: Lessons from Vegas

    Episode 66: Lessons from Vegas

    The Las Vegas shows tend to set the tone for the industry moving into the second half of the year. The Rapaport team reveals its observations about trends and sentiment at the important jewelry week.

    • 21 min
    Episode 65: With Special Guests Thomas Faerber and Ronny Totah

    Episode 65: With Special Guests Thomas Faerber and Ronny Totah

    GemGenève show founders Thomas Faerber and Ronny Totah join Avi Krawitz to discuss trends observed at the trade fair, as well as the role such events play in the industry. The trio also delves into developments in the colored-gemstone and antique-jewelry markets amid the recent market turbulence.

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

3.3 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

JewelryObserver ,

Brilliant Reporting

Rapaport leads the jewelry industry with thoughtful analysis and great reporting, so it’s no wonder that it’s podcast is equally compelling. Well done, Sonia, Avi, and the gang.

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