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Jewelers Need a 'De Beers Home Run' to Attract Millennials
De Beers marked a huge success for the jewelry industry when "Diamonds Are Forever" convinced post-WWII consumers...
Marketing Apr 23, 2014 Jeff Miller
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U.S. Chain-Store Sales +2%
U.S. chain-store sales increased 1.9 percent year on year for the week that ended on April 19,...
Research Apr 23, 2014 Jeff Miller
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Mwana's 4Q Production Doubles
Mwana Africa, a multi-commodity mining and development company, reported that diamond production at its Klipspringer slimes retreatment...
Mining Apr 23, 2014 Deena Taylor
GIA Appoints Crimmin as Vice President of Lab Operations
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) appointed Matt Crimmin as vice president of laboratory operations. He will report to Tom...
Gemstones Apr 23, 2014 Deena Taylor
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Petra's 3Q Revenue +55% to $164M
Petra Diamonds reported that revenue rose 55 percent year on year to $163.9 million during the third quarter...
Mining Apr 23, 2014 Deena Taylor
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Gitanjali Seeks Loan to Revive Business
(RAPAPORT) Times of India: Jewelry firm Gitanjali Gems, which owns the brands Nakshatra, Gili, Sangini and...
Polished Markets Apr 23, 2014 Times of India
Supply Shortages Means Diamond Prices Will Only Rise
(RAPAPORT) Daily Telegraph: Diamonds may be forever, but supplies are fading fast. After two fruitless decades...
Rough Markets Apr 23, 2014 Daily Telegraph
DGSE Names New CEO
DGSE Companies Inc. appointed James D. "Dusty" Clem as chairman, president and CEO. Clem will step in immediately...
Retail Apr 23, 2014 Deena Taylor
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ALROSA's 1Q Production +6%
ALROSA’s diamond production rose 6 percent year on year to 7.9 million carats in the first quarter that ended...
Mining Apr 22, 2014 Deena Taylor
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Analysts View Chinese Demand as Strong Opportunity for Tiffany
Tiffany & Co. will benefit from China's increasing demand for jewelry coupled with the country's...
Research Apr 18, 2014 Jeff Miller
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USPTO Approves the 'Le Vian Exotics' Trademark
The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) issued the trademark "Le Vian Exotics" to Le Vian Corporation...
Financial-Legal Apr 18, 2014 Jeff Miller
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Angola Begins Construction of a Diamond Museum
(RAPAPORT) Angola Press Agency: The construction and assembly of the "Diamond Museum" is estimated at $718 million (AOA...
Rough Markets Apr 18, 2014 Angola Press
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Zale's Shareholders to Vote on Signet Acquisition May 29
Zale Corporation set a date for a special meeting of its shareholders to consider and vote on the proposed acquisition...
Financial-Legal Apr 18, 2014 Jeff Miller
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ZIMRA Chases Marange Miners; Mbada Wants Positive Press Coverage
(RAPAPORT) Zimbabwe Independent: Diamond mining companies operating in the Chiadzwa area of Manicaland are in the line of fire...
Mining Apr 18, 2014 Zimbabwe Independent
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Lazare Kaplan's 3Q Revenue -6%
Lazare Kaplan International provided an operational update on its third fiscal quarter that ended on February 28, for...
Financial-Legal Apr 18, 2014 Jeff Miller
Rapaport Melee Diamond Index Up 5.4% in 1Q 2014
PRESS RELEASE, April 19, 2014, New York: The Rapaport Melee Index (RMI™) for small diamonds...
Polished Markets Apr 18, 2014 Rapaport
Sarine Technologies Announces Quazer3
Press Release: Singapore Exchange mainboard-listed Sarine Technologies Ltd. (U77:SI), a worldwide leader in the development, manufacturing, marketing...
Technology Apr 18, 2014 Sarine
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CIBJO Commission Report Qualifies Glass-Filled Rubies
Press Release: With fewer than five weeks before the opening of the 2014 CIBJO Congress in Moscow...
Gemstones Apr 18, 2014 CIBJO
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Simply Diamonds Acquires M.A. Reich & Co.
Press Release: Simply Diamonds, a division of Jay Gems in New York announced that it has acquired color stone...
Manufacturing Apr 18, 2014 Simply Diamonds
Kingswood Company Sponsors Regional Women's Business Event
Press Release: The Ohio River Valley Women’s Business Enterprise Council held its annual conference from...
Marketing Apr 18, 2014 Kingswood Company
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