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World's Second-Largest Diamond Named ‘Lesedi La Rona’
The 1,111-carat diamond recovered by Lucara Diamond Corp. in Botswana in November has been named ‘Lesedi La Rona’ following...
Mining Feb 09, 2016 Rapaport News
‘Know Your Customer’ Database of 250M Companies Available Free to Antwerp Traders
The Antwerp World Diamond Centre will offer a free ‘know-your-customer’ database to all Belgian diamond traders for...
Technology Feb 09, 2016 Rapaport News
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WJA Names 2016 Hall of Fame Honorees
The Women’s Jewelry Association has named its Hall of Fame honorees for the association’s annual Awards...
Marketing Feb 09, 2016 Rapaport News
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Ruth Batson to Retire as American Gem Society CEO
Ruth Batson, chief executive officer of the American Gem Society (AGS) and AGS Laboratories, will retire...
Polished Markets Feb 09, 2016 Rapaport News
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De Beers to Launch Non-Forevermark Grading from U.K. Lab
De Beers will offer grading of non-Forevermark diamonds from its U.K. laboratory for the first time from...
Polished Markets Feb 09, 2016 Rapaport News
Lucara Diamond
Lucara to Hold This Year’s First Exceptional Stone Tender in April
Lucara Diamond Corp. will hold its first exceptional stone tender of 2016 from April 4 to 13 in Gaborone, Botswana....
Mining Feb 09, 2016 Rapaport News
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Gem-A Seeks CEO to ‘Spearhead’ Growth
The Gemmological Association of Great Britain (Gem-A) is seeking a chief executive officer to “spearhead” growth of the U.K. teaching...
Polished Markets Feb 09, 2016 Rapaport News
Scio Diamond
Scio Diamond Gets 28th Patent for Lab-Grown Stones
Scio Diamond Technology Corporation, a producer of lab-grown diamonds, got its 28th patent for gemstone production from...
Technology Feb 08, 2016 Rapaport News
Ahmed Bin Sulayem World Jewelry Hub
KP Chairman Honored by Panama’s World Jewelry Hub
Ahmed bin Sulayem, executive chairman of the Dubai Multi Commodities Center and chairman of the Kimberley Process,...
Polished Markets Feb 08, 2016 Rapaport News
Kohl’s 4Q Sales Steady in Mixed Season
Department-store chain Kohl’s Corporation reported comparable sales increased 0.4 percent in the fourth quarter to January as a stronger...
Retail Feb 08, 2016 Rapaport News
Bernie Madoff bracelet auction
Madoff Jewelry Up for Auction Online
Jewelry and watches formerly owned by convicted fraudster Bernie Madoff and his wife Ruth are being...
Retail Feb 08, 2016 Rapaport News
Hemisfèric Valencia
MGJ Conference in Valencia to Focus on Diamond Treatment
The Mediterranean Gemmological and Jewellery (MGJ) Conference scheduled for May 7 to 9 in Valencia, Spain, will be focused on diamond...
Technology Feb 08, 2016 Rapaport News
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Botswana’s Diamond-Export Slump Weighs on Economic Growth
A slump in global demand for diamonds hit Botswana’s economic growth as exports of rough diamonds fell 39 percent to $2.41...
Rough Markets Feb 07, 2016 Rapaport News
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JAPAC Raises Over $25K in 2015 for Industry Lobbying Effort
Jewelers of America Political Action Committee (JAPAC) raised $26,680 in 2015 to support its advocacy efforts in Washington DC,...
Retail Feb 07, 2016 Rapaport News
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U.S. Polished Imports Slide 4% in 2015
Polished imports to the U.S fell 4 percent to $23.1 billion in 2015 after the trade registered a relatively slower...
Polished Markets Feb 07, 2016 Rapaport News
Rapaport TradeWire February 4, 2016
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Research Feb 04, 2016 Rapaport
Rapaport Weekly Market Comment
Rounds: All eyes on China as next week’s Spring Festival sets pace for jewelry sales. Polished trading improving as U.S. jewelers replenish stock...
Polished Markets Feb 04, 2016 Rapaport News
International Grown Diamond Association AGDA
Synthetics Firms Launch International Grown Diamond Association
More than 10 lab-grown diamond producers, distributors and retailers have partnered to launch the International Grown Diamond...
Technology Feb 04, 2016 Rapaport News
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Rapaport Weekly Indian Market Report
Polished trading slows slightly as Hong Kong and Chinese wholesale buyers close for Chinese New Year...
Research Feb 04, 2016 Rapaport News
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Rapaport Diamond Industry Stock Tracker
Mining stocks continued to perform strongly this past week, led by ALROSA (+11%) and Anglo American (+9.9%)....
Financial-Legal Feb 04, 2016 Rapaport News
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