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Rough Demand Stable at $450M De Beers Sight
De Beers reported steady demand for rough diamonds at its December sight as sales showed an increase over the
Mining Dec 12, 2017 Rapaport News
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India Firm Launches Diamond-Cutting Robot
An Indian company claims to have developed the world’s first diamond-cutting robot powered by artificial intelligence (AI). The
Technology Dec 12, 2017 Rapaport News
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Gem Diamonds Ends Talks over Mine Sale
Gem Diamonds has terminated discussions with a potential buyer for its Ghaghoo mine in Botswana. The London-based
Mining Dec 12, 2017 Rapaport News
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Belgium’s Exports See November Growth
Diamond trading in and out of Belgium grew by most key measures in November, according to data the Antwerp World
Polished Markets Dec 11, 2017 Rapaport News
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Alrosa Benefits from Rough Market Recovery
Alrosa’s sales spiked in November as the rough-diamond market recovered from a downturn it had experienced a year earlier. Sales
Mining Dec 11, 2017 Rapaport News
Female Miner
Diamonds Do Good: Sharing the Wealth
Standing in the entrance to Kiran Hospital in Surat, India, Govindbhai Dholokia beams with pride as he gestures toward the
Rough Markets Dec 11, 2017 Avi Krawitz
De Beers Venetia mine
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
Bonhams yellow diamonds Dec 2017
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
Prince Harry Meghan Markle
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
AWDC Hong Kong show March 2017
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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