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DMCC Publishes Arabic Language Diamond Terminology Guideline

Mon, 18/11/2019 - 00:00
With its publication in Arabic, "The Diamond Terminology Guideline" is now available in 10 languages. The latest version, which was published by the DMCC, ensures unity in diamond terminology across Arabic-speaking countries.

Diamcor Posts Q2 Profit Despite Drop in Sales

Sun, 17/11/2019 - 23:10
Junior miner Diamcor Mining Inc. has reported net income of C$350,676 ($265,208) for its second fiscal quarter, ended September 30. This compares favorable to a net loss of C$417,368 ($315,646) in the prior fiscal year.

October U.S. Retail Sales Up in October

Sun, 17/11/2019 - 23:00
The National Retail Federation has reported that despite a slowdown in the U.S. economy, consumers are still spending and the important holiday season looks on track to perform better than last year.

Zimbabwe Cuts Diamond Mining Royalty

Sun, 17/11/2019 - 02:51

Petra Sells 20.08ct Blue Diamond for $14.9M

Sun, 17/11/2019 - 02:13
Petra Diamonds Limited has sold the 20.08-carat blue diamond recovered from the Cullinan Mine in South Africa in September 2019 for $14.9 million.

Alrosa U.S. Specials Auction Generates $11M

Sun, 17/11/2019 - 02:00
Alrosa's latest sale of special size rough diamonds (stones weighing over 10.8 carats) held in New York generated $11 million in revenue.

Cartier Diamond and Sapphire Bracelet Tops Sotheby's Sale

Thu, 14/11/2019 - 07:16
A 1927 Art Deco bracelet by Cartier tripled its pre-sale estimate at Sotheby's, realizing $6.13 million.

European Customs Enforcing New Code for Lab-Grown Diamonds

Thu, 14/11/2019 - 05:19
(IDEX Online) - The European Commission is enforcing a new customs code for lab-grown diamonds. The European Federation of Jewellery (EFJ) said the code...

Gen X to Spend the Most this Holiday Season

Thu, 14/11/2019 - 04:09
A new survey reveals just how much marketers need to take generational differences into account to make the most of the holiday shopping season.

Industry Vet Launches Lab-Grown Exchange and Price Index

Thu, 14/11/2019 - 02:45
Former IGI head Jerry Ehrenwald has launched a laboratory grown diamond exchange and price index. The Laboratory-Grown Diamond Price Index will use...

GIA Adds Two New Board Members

Wed, 13/11/2019 - 08:36
GIA (Gemological Institute of America) has welcomed two new members to its Board of Governors. They are Dr. Jeffrey Post and Tammy Storino.

Sales Improve at 9th Sight

Wed, 13/11/2019 - 02:29
De Beers today said it provisionally sold $390 million worth of rough diamonds at its ninth Sight of the year, which took place earlier this month.

First Diamonds Recovered from Marsfontein

Wed, 13/11/2019 - 01:34
Diamond explorer Botswana Diamonds Plc has announced the recovery of the first diamonds from diamond-bearing gravels and unprocessed stockpiles surrounding the Marsfontein Mine.

Singles Day Event Generates $38.4 Billion

Tue, 12/11/2019 - 13:27
After taking in a billion dollars in just over a minute, this year's Singles Day has broken all records.

WGC Survey Shows Healthy Gold Retail Market, but Awareness Lacking

Tue, 12/11/2019 - 04:16
The World Gold Council (WGC) today launched its new consumer research report. The report, which surveyed 18,000 respondents in China, India, North America, Germany and Russia...

Israel Diamond Exchange Affected by Rocket Threat

Tue, 12/11/2019 - 01:38
Following recommendations from the IDF Home Front Command, the Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) in Ramat Gan has advised people not to come to the bourse.

Dilip Mehta Entering Lab-Grown Business

Tue, 12/11/2019 - 00:56
After De Beers began selling lab-grown diamonds under its Lightbox brand, it is hardly surprising that other big names are testing out the lab-grown market.

21 Israel Companies to Exhibit in Israel Diamond Pavilion at HKJMA Show

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 07:19
Underscoring the importance of the Far East market, 21 companies will exhibit in the Israel Diamond Pavilion at the upcoming Hong Kong International Jewelry Manufacturers' show.

11.11 Shopping Festival Generates $12 Billion in Opening Hour

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 06:02
The 11.11 Global Shopping Festival kicked off at midnight in China and generated $1 billion in the first minute and eight seconds

Alrosa Uses Sarine Technology for Digital Tenders

Sun, 10/11/2019 - 13:41
Alrosa has debuted a pilot digital tender program that gave buyers access to a full digital scan of each rough diamond for sale.

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