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Hong Kong Dealers Face Random Synthetics Checks
Hong Kong’s diamond-promotion body plans to start checking wholesalers’ inventory for synthetics, as part of a program aimed at boosting...
Polished Markets May 22, 2017 Joshua Freedman
Ekati Mine
Untapped Ekati Pipe May Hold 16M cts.
Dominion Diamond Corporation has discovered an estimated 16.3 million carats of diamonds in an undeveloped section of its Ekati mine...
Mining May 22, 2017 Rapaport News
Waldorf Astoria NY
US Polished Imports Slip in March
Polished diamond imports to the US fell 3% to $1.99 billion in March, according to government data. By volume, polished imports slid...
Mining May 21, 2017 Rapaport News
theo fennell Store
Theo Fennell Hands Control to Rescuers
UK jeweler Theo Fennell has entered administration, almost four years after a private equity group acquired the...
Retail May 21, 2017 Rapaport News
Michael Rawlinson NAJ
Head of UK Jewelry Body Steps Down
Michael Rawlinson has resigned as CEO of the UK’s National Association of Jewellers (NAJ) to pursue other interests, the...
Retail May 21, 2017 Rapaport News
Gemfields emeralds
Gemfields Faces Buyout from Main Investor
Gemfields’ largest shareholder has made an offer to acquire the 53% of the gemstone miner it does not already...
Mining May 21, 2017 Rapaport News
Rapaport TradeWire May 18, 2017
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Research May 18, 2017 Rapaport
Rapaport Weekly Market Comment
Positive sentiment despite lackluster May trading. Rising expectations for JCK Las Vegas with some concern the show’s weekday schedule will...
Polished Markets May 18, 2017 Rapaport News
Rapaport Diamond Industry Stock Tracker
US stocks fell this week amid political turmoil in Washington, with brick-and-mortar retailers heavily hit. Macy’s (-22%), J.C. Penney (-18%) and Nordstrom...
Financial-Legal May 18, 2017 Rapaport News
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Rapaport Weekly Indian Market Report
Suppliers preparing for Las Vegas shows. Some companies sending fewer personnel as they expect lower retail...
Research May 18, 2017 Rapaport News
De Beers
De Beers Ventures into Polished Diamond Sales
De Beers will start selling its own polished diamonds in auctions starting this June. Under the pilot...
Polished Markets May 18, 2017 Rapaport News
Israel internet room
Israel Bourse Launches Online-Sales Room
The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) has opened a wing dedicated to internet marketing, with the aim of helping...
Technology May 18, 2017 Rapaport News
Chrisite's Geneva heart diamond 2017
Christie’s Sells 92ct. Heart Pendant for $15M
The largest heart-shaped, D-flawless diamond ever offered at auction fetched $15 million at Christie’s in Geneva on Wednesday, the...
Polished Markets May 18, 2017 Rapaport News
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Renard Tallies 1M Carats Since Launch
Stornoway Diamond Corporation has produced 1 million carats at its Renard mine since the deposit opened in Canada...
Mining May 17, 2017 Rapaport News
Bharat Diamond Bourse
India’s Polished Exports Down in April
India’s polished diamond exports for April fell 2% year on year to $1.75 billion, figures from the nation’s...
Polished Markets May 17, 2017 Rapaport News
Sothebys Geneva earrings 2017
World’s Priciest Earrings Fetch $57M
Sotheby’s sold a pair of colored-diamond earrings for $57.4 million in Geneva on Tuesday, setting a new auction record for...
Retail May 17, 2017 Rapaport News
Lucapa Lulo sale May 2017
Lulo Prices Slip in Angola’s Wet Season
The latest sale of rough from Lucapa Diamond Company’s Lulo asset yielded an average price of $695 per...
Mining May 16, 2017 Rapaport News
faberge
Fabergé Shows ‘Encouraging’ Growth
Fabergé, the famed jewelry brand owned by Gemfields, recorded a 63% jump in unit sales during the third...
Retail May 16, 2017 Rapaport News
Feriel Zerouki De Beers
Piaget, De Beers Execs Take on RJC Roles
Members of the Responsible Jewelry Council (RJC) have elected Didier Théraulaz of Piaget as vice chairman, and reelected...
Polished Markets May 16, 2017 Rapaport News
Gradd 374ct Lucara diamond rough
Graff Diamonds Buys Lesedi La Rona Shard
Graff Diamonds has revealed that it acquired the 373.72-carat rough fragment that fell off the Lesedi...
Rough Markets May 16, 2017 Rapaport News
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