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2010-12-03 08:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Crystals at CityCenter, the exquisite shopping, dining and entertainment experience on the Las Vegas Strip, is upping the ante on holiday shopping this season with incredible decor, live music and the opening of eight coveted luxury fashion boutiques. Prada, Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, Balenciaga, Stella McCartney, Donna Karan, Emilio Pucci and Harry Winston are opening in time to celebrate the holidays, offering unrivaled collections and many items...

2010-10-25 15:23:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- To mark the 50th anniversary of the donation of the world's most famous diamond to the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Channel will premiere a one-hour special, MYSTERY OF THE HOPE DIAMOND on Sunday, November 21 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Academy Award® and Golden Globe®-winning actress Kim Basinger will narrate the special. The film tells the definitive story of the gem, mixing history, science and legend. It...

2010-08-25 15:30:00

TORONTO, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Harry Winston Diamond Corporation (TSX: HW, NYSE: HWD) (the "Company"), is pleased to announce the closing of the purchase of the 9% indirect interest in the Diavik Joint Venture from Kinross Gold Corporation ("Kinross") that was previously announced on July 23, 2010. With this transaction completed, Harry Winston Diamond Corporation's ownership interest in the Diavik Joint Venture is reinstated to 40%. The aggregate purchase price for this...

2010-08-18 10:04:00

TORONTO, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Harry Winston Diamond Corporation (TSX: HW, NYSE: HWD) (the "Company"), will release its Fiscal 2011 Second Quarter results for the period ended July 31, 2010, after market hours on Wednesday, September 1, 2010. Beginning at 8:30AM (EDT) on Thursday, September 2, the Company will host a conference call for analysts, investors and other interested parties. Listeners may access a live broadcast of the conference call on the Company's investor relations...

2010-06-02 16:16:00

TORONTO, June 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Harry Winston Diamond Corporation (TSX:HW, NYSE:HWD) (the "Company") today announced its first quarter results for the period ending April 30, 2010. First Quarter Highlights: - Consolidated sales increased 4% to $114.0 million from $109.6 million in the comparable quarter of the prior year, resulting in earnings from operations of $1.4 million, compared to a loss of $10.1 million in the comparable quarter of the...

2010-05-19 12:06:00

TORONTO, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Harry Winston Diamond Corporation (TSX: HW, NYSE: HWD) (the "Company"), will release its Fiscal 2011 First Quarter results for the period ended April 30, 2010, after market hours on Wednesday, June 2, 2010. Beginning at 10:00AM (EDT) on Thursday, June 3, 2010, the Company will hold its Annual Meeting of Shareholders at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel, 100 Front Street West, Toronto, Ontario in the Imperial Room on the Lobby Level. Interested parties...

2010-03-18 12:55:00

TORONTO, March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Harry Winston Diamond Corporation (TSX: HW, NYSE: HWD) (the "Company"), will release its Fiscal 2010 Fourth Quarter and Year-End results for the period ended January 31, 2010, after market hours on Wednesday, March 31, 2010. Beginning at 8:30AM (EDT) on Thursday, April 1, the Company will host a conference call for analysts, investors and other interested parties. Listeners may access a live broadcast of the conference call on the Company's investor...

2010-03-08 00:04:00

LOS ANGELES, March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Diamonds, dripping on the fingers, wrists and ears of young Hollywood ingenues and cinema royalty alike, made their way down the red carpets as celebrities celebrated the 82nd Annual Academy Awards®. From the nominees to the presenters to the party hoppers, the stars showed off their diamonds in unique and youthful ways for the biggest night in film. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100118/NY39143LOGO ) Diamonds went both...

2010-03-07 22:42:00

LOS ANGELES, March 7 /PRNewswire/ -- For over eight decades, the Academy Awards has marked the greatest achievements in motion picture - and on the red carpet. With tonight's highly anticipated award show, style endured as celebrities once again showed their desire to complement their looks with platinum jewelry. Not only is platinum the highest quality metal, but its natural white color maximizes the brilliance of diamonds and colored gemstones, making them sparkle even brighter. It's no...

2010-02-03 06:50:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you believe that a clear, sparkling diamond is a girl's best friend? Think again. Rarer than white diamonds are natural colored ones, each of which is unique. The place to find them is at Arthur and Natacha Langerman's just re-launched website http://www.langerman-diamonds.com. The father/daughter team has made buying a gemstone online as easy as ordering a book. Now a customer can purchase natural colored diamonds through the user-friendly site with...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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