Podcast Episode: Jon Phillips Returns

Divisional Manager at Corona Jewelry Company (Canada’s largest jewelry manufacturer) and Responsible Jewellery Council executive committee member, Jon Phillips, returns to the show to discuss current circumstances impacting the diamond and jewelry trade. Paul and Jon begin by discussing the latest impact that sanctions on Russian diamonds are having on the larger industry. Consequently, Jon comments on current interest in Canadian provenance goods. Next, the two discuss how inflation is affecting the pipeline and what it means for diamond prices and relative consumer demand going into 2023. Lastly, Jon shares his thoughts on expectations for the upcoming holiday season and the two exchange views on lab-grown diamonds.
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Hosted by: Paul ZimniskyGuest: Jon PhillipsGuest plug: www.coronajewellery.comDate recorded: August 2, 2022Date published: August 3, 2022Length: 31:29
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