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First Indian Jewellery Excellence Symposium Dates Announced

Tue, 26/11/2019 - 06:17
The Gem & Jewellery Skill Council of India has announced that it will be hosting the first Indian Jewellery Excellence Symposium in Mumbai.

Priceless Diamond Jewelry Plundered in German Museum Heist

Tue, 26/11/2019 - 05:21
Thieves have stolen three diamond jewelry sets from the Dresden Green Vault. Each set consists of 37 parts each, leading to fears the thieves may try to break them up.

Jewelers Mutual Taps Larry Spicer for VP of Loss Prevention and Risk Management

Mon, 25/11/2019 - 12:21
Larry Spicer, a security expert, has joined the leadership team of Jewelers Mutual. Spicer, who has held leadership positions at Aurora Healthcare, Home Depot, and Kohl's...

LVMH Acquires Tiffany for $16.2 Billion

Mon, 25/11/2019 - 12:10
Ending weeks of speculation, French luxury group LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE (LVMH) has acquired luxury jewelry chain Tiffany & Co.

U.S. Jewelry and Watch Rise Steadily in September

Mon, 25/11/2019 - 08:20
It may be too early for retailers to celebrate a strong end to the year, but with total U.S. jewelry and watch sales up for the third month in a row, it's a good sign that...

Stargem Holds Record-Breaking Dubai Tender

Mon, 25/11/2019 - 02:35
Stargems, a DMCC-registered international diamond company, sold just under $50 million worth of goods at its recent tender at the Dubai Diamond Exchange.

Attempts to Strengthen Scope of KP Fall Flat at Plenary Meeting

Sun, 24/11/2019 - 13:56
Attempts to strengthen the scope of the Kimberley Process (KP) failed at the recent KP plenary after government representatives failed to reach a consensus.

LVMH Ups Tiffany Bid to $16 Billion

Sun, 24/11/2019 - 03:17
LVMH has raised its bid for U.S. jewelry chain Tiffany & Co to almost $16 billion, according to reports by Reuters.

Celeb Favorite Kimai Scores $1.2 Million in Funding

Sun, 24/11/2019 - 02:10
A direct-to-consumer fine jewelry brand that uses lab-grown diamonds and recycled gold has received $1.2 million in seed funding. Kimaï, which has been worn by the Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle..

CIBJO Creates Laboratory-Grown Diamond and Technology Committees

Thu, 21/11/2019 - 03:29
The World Jewellery Confederation, CIBJO, has established a new laboratory-grown diamond committee. The new committee will establish operating practices specific to the lab-grown trade.

Zultgems Sells Zultanite Collection to Fund Exploration

Wed, 20/11/2019 - 23:08
Miner Zultgems has sold its private collection of Zultanite to jeweler Kat Florence and Provenance Gems USA in a bid to raise capital to relocate a lost Zultanite vein.

JA to Explore Future of Jewelry Retail Marketplace at National Convention

Wed, 20/11/2019 - 23:00
Jewelers of America (JA) has announced that its second annual National Convention will focus on the future of the jewelry retail marketplace.

Ear Piercing "Experience" Studs Raises $3 Million in Seed Funding

Wed, 20/11/2019 - 04:02
Studs, a new ear piercing experience that opened its first brick and mortar location in New York City yesterday, also announced it has raised $3 million in seed funding.

Double-Digit Growth in Number of Bids at Rio Tinto Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender

Wed, 20/11/2019 - 02:49
The number of bidders at the recent 2019 Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender saw double-digit growth with buyers vying to get their hands on some of the last diamonds to come from the Argyle diamond mine. The mine is scheduled to close at the end of 2020.

Latest Mothae Finds Are Big, But Low Quality

Tue, 19/11/2019 - 23:05
What the latest large finds from Mothae lack in quality, they more than make up for in size. Two diamonds of 220 carats and 127 carats were recovered from the treatment of recovery tailings.

GemFind Becomes GemFind Digital Solutions

Tue, 19/11/2019 - 23:00
Marketing company GemFind has announced a change in name to better reflect the digital marketing and website solutions it provides to its clients. The company will now be known as GemFind Digital Solutions (GDS).

Tennis Legend Serena Williams Launches Jewelry Collaboration with K.P. Sanghvi

Tue, 19/11/2019 - 22:00
Tennis icon Serena Williams has unveiled her first fine jewelry collection. Created in a collaboration with diamond manufacturer K.P. Sanghvi...

WDC President Urges Governments to Support KP Reforms

Tue, 19/11/2019 - 07:48
Stephane Fischler, President of the World Diamond Council (WDC), told government representatives at the 2019 Kimberley Process (KP) Plenary Meeting that the future of the process depends on them.

Small Store Closures Affect Local Communities

Tue, 19/11/2019 - 03:25
As the U.S. gears up for the biggest shopping weekend of the year, American Express has released data from its Shop Small Consumer Impact survey.

Rio Tinto Looking to Take Majority Stake in Canadian Exploration Site

Tue, 19/11/2019 - 02:47
Rio Tinto has announced its intention to take a majority ownership in the Star-Orion South diamond exploration site in Saskatchewan, Canada.


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