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India's Polished Diamond Exports +11% in November
India's polished diamond exports jumped 10.8 percent year on year to $1.559 billion in November, according to preliminary data...
Manufacturing Dec 18, 2014 Jeff Miller
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Lucapa to Start Alluvial Mining at Lulo in January
The Lucapa Diamond Company will being mining next month at its Lulo alluvial concession in Angola, where...
Mining Dec 18, 2014 Ronen Shnidman
Bovet 1822 and Asprey Form Distribution Partnership
Pascal Raffy, the owner of watchmaker BOVET 1822, became a shareholder and board member of luxury jeweler Asprey...
Watches Dec 17, 2014 Jeff Miller
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U.S. Online Christmas Retail Sales +15% to $42B
U.S. online retail sales rose 15 percent year on year to $42.451 billion for the first 44 days of the...
Marketing Dec 17, 2014 Jeff Miller
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NRF: 17% of Christmas Shoppers Purchased Jewelry or Precious Metal Item
Slightly more than 9 percent of U.S. consumers who purchase gifts for the Christmas festival have completed...
Marketing Dec 17, 2014 Jeff Miller
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Birks Group Secures a $33M Loan
Crystal Financial LLC, a portfolio company of Solar Capital Ltd., closed a $33 million second-lien term loan for...
Financial-Legal Dec 17, 2014 Jeff Miller
Three Men Plead Guilty to Lenox Jewelers Robbery, Kidnapping
Three men have pleaded guilty to a violent kidnapping and jewelry store robbery in Meriden, Connecticut that took...
Financial-Legal Dec 17, 2014 Jeff Miller
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U.S. Jewelry Prices Plummet 5%
The U.S. consumer price index (CPI) for jewelry declined 5 percent year on year to 166 points in November...
Research Dec 17, 2014 Jeff Miller
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Keynote Speaker Ramberg to Open JA New York Winter Show
Press Release: JA New York Shows, in conjunction with their partner Jewelers of America(JA), is pleased to announce a special keynote...
Marketing Dec 16, 2014 JA New York Shows
Kennady Diamonds Intersects Kimberlite in Latest Kelvin Drill Hole
Kennady Diamonds Inc. intersected kimberlite at 390 meters below the surface during its latest Kelvin delineation...
Mining Dec 16, 2014 Jeff Miller
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December Jewelry & Accessories Gift Spending to Increase Slightly
With a little more than one week before Christmas gifts are open in the U.S., at least in the...
Marketing Dec 16, 2014 Jeff Miller
Israel Diamond Exchange
Israel Diamond Exchange Selects Dates for a Summer Intl. Diamond Week
Press Release: The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) has set the semiannual format for the International...
Marketing Dec 16, 2014 Israel Diamond Exchange
Antwerp Diamond Fair
Antwerp Diamond Trade Fair to Welcome Many New Visitors
Press Release: The Antwerp Diamond Trade Fair (ADTF), scheduled for February 1 to 3, 2015, enjoys industry-wide international...
Manufacturing Dec 16, 2014 AWDC
Stornoway Reports Earnings of $12M in 2Q
Stornoway Diamond Corporation recorded net earnings of $11.7 million in the second fiscal-quarter that ended on October 31,...
Financial-Legal Dec 16, 2014 Jeff Miller
China's Jewelry, Gold & Silver Sales +12% in November
China's retail sales rose 11.7 percent year on year to $379.33 billion (CNY 2.35 trillion) in November, according...
Financial-Legal Dec 16, 2014 Jeff Miller
De Beers Diamond Sorting
Sightholders Reject Goods at $600M De Beers Sight
De Beers December sight closed with an estimated value of $600 million. Minor adjustments to prices and assortment qualities...
Rough Markets Dec 16, 2014 Ronen Shnidman
Turkey Signs Tax Exemption Law
Turkey Abolishes 20% Tax on Polished Diamonds
Turkey has abolished a 20 percent special consumption tax on polished diamonds, officials confirmed with Rapaport News. The...
Polished Markets Dec 16, 2014 Avi Krawitz
Cote d'Ivoire Resumes Diamond Trade With Belgian Help
Press Release: In 2003, the UN imposed sanctions on Cote d'Ivoire, forbidding the country to trade diamonds. Now that...
Rough Markets Dec 16, 2014 AWDC
World Diamond Council Reiterates Call For Unity in Industry
Press Release: On an ongoing basis, a united leadership across the diamond industry is more inclined than ever before...
Polished Markets Dec 16, 2014 World Diamond Council
AGS Provides Consumer Tips for Christmas Diamond Purchases
Press Release: The American Gem Society (AGS), a non-profit dedicated to consumer protection and the ongoing education...
Retail Dec 15, 2014 AGS
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