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Sales Drop 39% at Eighth Sight of 2019

Thu, 03/10/2019 - 07:02
De Beers today said it provisionally sold $295 million worth of rough diamonds at its eighth Sight of the year.

GJEPC and BDB Hold Complementary Events in Mumbai

Thu, 03/10/2019 - 06:53
The Bharat Diamond Bourse (BDB) and the Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council's (GJEPC) are both holding events that they hope will boost... 

U.S. Jewelry Sales Fall Slightly in September

Thu, 03/10/2019 - 05:25
Sales of fine jewelry and fine watches declined by 0.8 percent in the U.S. market in July compared to the same month a year ago, as seen in the graph below.

WDC Urges Caution Over CAR Goods

Thu, 03/10/2019 - 00:55
The World Diamond Council has again cautioned members of the industry to be cautious when purchasing goods from the CAR.

The IDEX Polished Diamond Price Index - September 2019

Wed, 02/10/2019 - 06:10
The IDEX Polished Diamond Price Index showed little movement in September, with prices declining only slightly during the month.

De Beers Auctions Creates New Development and Sales Role

Wed, 02/10/2019 - 02:48
De Beers Group Auctions has appointed Alastair Bickerstaff as head of Product Development and Sales.

Get Hitched at Helzberg

Wed, 02/10/2019 - 02:11
Helzberg Diamonds is offering the ultimate wedding service for engaged couples - a wedding service.

Zim Diamonds and DRC Gold Feature on U.S. Forced Labor List

Wed, 02/10/2019 - 01:48
Diamonds from Zimbabwe and gold from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are among items from five countries seized at U.S. borders over suspicions of forced labor.

The IDEX Online Polished Price Report - September 2019

Mon, 30/09/2019 - 19:00
Overall, prices in September were fairly stable. In rounds, the important 1.00-1.25 carat group saw a few changes but was mostly unchanged with prices falling for F-G / IF and rising for D-E / SI2.

BlueRock Diamonds Recovers 20.72 Carat Stone at Kareevlei

Sun, 29/09/2019 - 02:00
AIM-listed mining company BlueRock Diamonds plc recovered a 20.72-carat gem quality stone from the Kareevlei Diamond Mine in the Kimberley region of South Africa.

ABN Amro Under Investigation for Money Laundering and Financing Terrorism

Sun, 29/09/2019 - 01:10
Dutch bank ABM Amro has said it is subject to an investigation by the country's public prosecutor relating to requirements under the Act... 

Blockchain Company Everledger Closes $20 Million in Funding

Sun, 29/09/2019 - 01:00
Blockchain startup Everledger has closed a $20 million funding round led by Chinese Internet-based service provider Tencent Holdings Ltd.

Synova Launches Automatic Diamond Cutting System

Sat, 28/09/2019 - 01:05
A Swiss-based laser-cutting company has developed an automated cutting and shaping system for round diamonds it says substantially... 

Botswana Diamonds Signs Marsfontein Processing Agreement

Thu, 26/09/2019 - 08:34
Botswana Diamonds and Vutomi, in which it holds a 40 percent interest, has signed a contract mining and processing agreement with Eurafrican Diamond Corporation...

BDB Offering Flight Refunds for First-Time Visitors to Bharat Diamond Week

Thu, 26/09/2019 - 06:28
The Bharat Diamond Bourse (BDB) is offering to reimburse flight tickets of first-time visitors to the Bharat Diamond Week.

Forevermark Diamond Question Mark at Center of New India Campaign

Thu, 26/09/2019 - 02:04
Forevermark has launched its latest campaign directed at Indian Consumers. The #TrustForevermark uses a diamond "question mark" throughout and is designed to reassure consumers they are buying a mined stone.

Alrosa Approves Kristall Acquisition

Thu, 26/09/2019 - 01:37
Alrosa's Supervisory Board has approved the company's acquisition of Kristall, the Smolensk-based diamond manufacturer.

Lucara Uncovers 9.74 Carat Blue Diamond from Karowe

Wed, 25/09/2019 - 20:45
Lucara Diamond Corp. today announced the recovery of an exceptional blue, 9.74-carat gem-quality diamond from its Karowe Diamond Mine in Botswana.

DMCC Opens Upgraded Diamond Exchange

Wed, 25/09/2019 - 04:15
The DMCC has unveiled the redesigned Dubai Diamond Exchange (DDE) in the Almas Tower. The DMCC says the redesigned trading floor is the largest in the world.

Alrosa Diamond Verification Instrument Scores Highly in DPA Testing

Wed, 25/09/2019 - 03:52
The Alrosa Diamond Inspector, the first portable Russian instrument for diamond verification, has received high results in the ASSURE testing program...


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