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De Beers Sees Future in Forward Contracts
De Beers is expanding its forward-contracts program, enabling its short-term auction customers to fix a price for rough diamonds
Mining Dec 10, 2017 Rapaport News
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Legendary Yellow Diamonds Dazzle at Bonhams
A collection of fancy vivid yellow diamonds once owned by South Africa’s mining elite sold last week at a Bonhams
Polished Markets Dec 10, 2017 Rapaport News
Rapaport Weekly Market Comment
Diamond market optimistic, but polished prices continue to soften. 1 ct. RAPI -0.9% in Nov. due to weak demand for D-F, IF-VVS goods. Holiday
Polished Markets Dec 07, 2017 Rapaport News
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Rapaport Weekly Indian Market Report
Sentiment improving, driven by US and Chinese demand. Manufacturers focusing on small stones in sufficient volumes to keep factories operating
Research Dec 07, 2017 Rapaport News
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Rapaport Diamond Industry Stock Tracker
Firestone Diamonds (-49%) was the weakest-performing diamond-mining stock this past week, after disappointing results at its
Financial-Legal Dec 07, 2017 Rapaport News
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Harry and Meghan Have Given the Trade a Royal Gift
When Prince Harry asked Meghan Markle to marry him, it was the perfect millennial match. The engagement
Magazine-Economics Dec 07, 2017 John Costello
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Sotheby’s Taps Dior Exec to Head Jewelry Unit
Sotheby’s has appointed experienced luxury executive Laurence Nicolas as head of its jewelry and watch division. As executive
Polished Markets Dec 07, 2017 Rapaport News
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Graff Blue Diamond Ring Fetches $13M
A ring featuring two fancy vivid blue diamonds by Graff Diamonds smashed its pre-sale estimate at Christie’s Magnificent
Magazine-Auction Dec 07, 2017 Rapaport News
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De Beers Names New Strategy Chief
De Beers has appointed Neil Ventura as vice president of strategy and innovation, following the departure of Gareth Mostyn
Mining Dec 07, 2017 Rapaport News
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Lab Spots Stone with CVD Coating
A Chinese gemological laboratory has identified a well-concealed synthetic-diamond coating that bolstered the size of a small natural stone.
Polished Markets Dec 07, 2017 Rapaport News
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Antwerp Body Joins India KYC Program
Trade organizations in Belgium and India are collaborating on an online network to enable industry members to share know-your-customer (KYC)
Financial-Legal Dec 06, 2017 Rapaport News
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Blue Diamond Sells for $15M at Sotheby’s New York
Sotheby’s sold $54 million worth of jewelry at its New York auction on Tuesday as several pieces containing rare
Polished Markets Dec 06, 2017 Rapaport News
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Signet Facing Probe over Credit Practices
US authorities are investigating Signet Jewelers over its credit operations, the retailer revealed in a Securities and Exchange
Retail Dec 06, 2017 Rapaport News
Women in the industry
Women in the Industry: The Diamond Ceiling
If the discussion of women in the diamond-mining sector were taking place in the early 1990s, chances are, it would
Magazine-Cover Story Dec 06, 2017 Sarah Jordan
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Las Vegas Shows Move in Together
US Antique Shows and the American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) have joined forces to hold their Las
Mining Dec 05, 2017 Rapaport News
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Graff Buys Peace Diamond for $6.5M
The Sierra Leone government sold the 709-carat Peace Diamond to Graff Diamonds for $6.5 million on Monday
Rough Markets Dec 05, 2017 Rapaport News
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Optimism Rises as Holiday Season Begins
RAPAPORT PRESS RELEASE, December 5, 2017, New York… Sentiment improved in the diamond trade as expectations rose for
Polished Markets Dec 05, 2017 Rapaport
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De Beers Taps Blockchain for Diamond Tracking
De Beers is investing in blockchain technology that will enable the industry to trace a diamond’s entire transaction history. In a blockchain,
Technology Dec 04, 2017 Rapaport News
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Firestone Raising Cash After Price Drop
Firestone Diamonds is looking to raise $25 million (GBP 18.5 million) to fund operations at its Liqhobong mine in Lesotho
Mining Dec 04, 2017 Rapaport News
Peace Diamond
Peace Diamond Video Challenge Results
RAPAPORT PRESS RELEASE, December 3, 2017, New York… The Rapaport Group is pleased to announce that the winner
Rough Markets Dec 04, 2017 Rapaport News
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