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Firestone Diamonds Beats Production Goal
Firestone Diamonds slightly surpassed its output target at the Liqhobong mine in Lesotho in the first fiscal quarter...
Mining Oct 23, 2017 Rapaport News
DEF Botswana donation presentation Oct 2017
Diamond Fund Donates $130K to Botswana Program
The Diamond Empowerment Fund (DEF) has presented a $130,000 check to the Botswana Top Achievers program for...
Financial-Legal Oct 23, 2017 Rapaport News
Swiss watches
Swiss Watch Exports See Further Growth
Swiss watch exports grew in September, driven by stronger demand from Hong Kong and Singapore, the Federation...
Watches Oct 23, 2017 Rapaport News
Williamson Petra
Confiscated Diamonds Weigh on Petra Revenue
Petra Diamonds reported a 17% slide in revenue during its first fiscal quarter after a valuation dispute with...
Mining Oct 23, 2017 Rapaport News
JC Penney smartwatches Oct 2017
Smart Watches to Boost JCPenney Jewelry Sales
JCPenney has launched a selection of smart watches in its stores as part of a re-branding of its jewelry department. Electronic timepieces...
Watches Oct 22, 2017 Rapaport News
Andrew Bone RJC Responsible Jewellery Council
RJC, DMCC Sign Social Responsibility Deal
The Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) and the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) have agreed to collaborate...
Polished Markets Oct 22, 2017 Rapaport News
Bharat Diamond Bourse
India’s Polished Exports Grow in September
India’s polished-diamond exports increased 6% year on year to $2.65 billion in September, according to data the nation’s Gem &...
Polished Markets Oct 22, 2017 Rapaport News
Alrosa 37ct yellow
Alrosa Finds 34ct. Yellow Diamond
Alrosa has recovered a 34.17-carat fancy vivid yellow rough diamond in northeastern Russia, the miner’s largest fancy-colored...
Mining Oct 22, 2017 Rapaport News
Rapaport Weekly Market Comment
Trading quiet due to Jewish and Indian holidays. Industry hoping stock-market wealth will boost holiday luxury spending, as Dow hits new high...
Polished Markets Oct 19, 2017 Rapaport News
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Rapaport Weekly Indian Market Report
Market shut down for Diwali festival that began Oct. 19. Dealers expected to return Nov. 6, manufacturers...
Research Oct 19, 2017 Rapaport News
Rapaport Diamond Industry Stock Tracker
While the Dow Jones Industrial Average has increased 3.7% since the last TradeWire three weeks ago, US jewelry and retail stocks...
Financial-Legal Oct 19, 2017 Rapaport News
Chow Tai Fook Beijing
Chow Tai Fook Enjoys Continued Gains
Chow Tai Fook’s sales jumped in the second fiscal quarter, confirming the Hong Kong-based jeweler’s recovery...
Retail Oct 19, 2017 Rapaport News
Constellation Diamond
Dubai Factory to Cut 813ct. Constellation
Dubai’s first diamond-manufacturing facility, which officially opened Tuesday, has been tasked with cutting and polishing...
Manufacturing Oct 19, 2017 Avi Krawitz
Art of de Grisogono Bracelet
De Grisogono Diamond Set to Sell for Over $30M
The owners of a historic emerald-cut diamond are expecting the jewel to sell for more than $30 million...
Polished Markets Oct 18, 2017 Avi Krawitz
Davy Blommaert
UAE Bank Targets Antwerp Diamond Clients
The National Bank of Fujairah (NBF) is planning to open a representative office in Antwerp as it looks to capitalize on the decline in financing...
Financial-Legal Oct 18, 2017 Avi Krawitz
Bright Society Patek Philippe
E-commerce Site Aggregates Small Jewelers’ Stocks
Bright Society, a new watch-and-jewelry website, launched earlier this month, providing a platform on which small, independent jewelers...
Retail Oct 18, 2017 Rapaport News
Peace Diamond
Rapaport to Auction Peace Diamond in December
The Rapaport Group will auction the 709-carat Peace Diamond in New York in early December following viewings...
Rough Markets Oct 18, 2017 Rapaport News
Simon Forrester NAJ
UK Jewelry Trade Group NAJ Appoints New CEO
The National Association of Jewellers (NAJ), the UK’s jewelry trade body, has appointed Simon Forrester, a senior...
Retail Oct 18, 2017 Rapaport News
Argyle mine rio Tinto
Rio Tinto Tightens Rough Output Projection
Rio Tinto tightened its diamond-production outlook for the year to between 19 million and 22 million carats, despite...
Mining Oct 18, 2017 Rapaport News
Galaxy 2000 Sarine
Sarine Warns Polished Oversupply Will Hit Sales
Sarine Technologies’ revenue dropped significantly in the third quarter as an oversupply of polished diamonds resulted in manufacturers limiting production...
Technology Oct 17, 2017 Rapaport News
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