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Honest Grading
Martin Rapaport Statement Regarding Overgrading Of Diamonds “The Rapaport Group is opposed to the misrepresentation of diamond quality. The...
Rapaport Magazine Nov 01, 2014 Martin Rapaport
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De Beers Automated Melee screening (AMS) instrument. Photos courtesy De Beers. New technology is a blessing and so are synthetic...
Rapaport Magazine Dec 01, 2013 Martin Rapaport
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Matt Runci
Matthew Runci Photo: Irena Sapilak Matthew A. Runci’s career in the jewelry industry spans four decades, during...
Features May 31, 2013 Martin Rapaport
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New Year Message from Martin Rapaport
The following is Martin Rapaport’s New Year’s Message to Rapaport members and the diamond industry:As the New...
News Dec 31, 2012 Martin Rapaport
Moral Clarity and the Diamond Industry
Sometimes it’s hard to tell right from wrong. And sometimes it’s not. Some people don’t want...
Features Dec 20, 2012 Martin Rapaport
Trust and Verification
Diamonds are a very complex product due to their high degreeof quality and price differentiation. There are thousands of shape, size,color, clarity and...
Features Jun 01, 2012 Martin Rapaport
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Chow Tai Fook: The Inside Story
In a recent conversation with Kent Wong,Chinese super-retailer Chow Tai Fook’smanaging director, Martin Rapaport discussed the future...
Features May 01, 2012 Martin Rapaport
Strategic Thinking Amid Global Uncertainty
The beginning of a new year is an appropriate time to takestock. We count our diamonds, examine our finances and evaluate our performance.It’s also a good time...
Features Jan 01, 2012 Martin Rapaport
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After Kimberley… Now What?
Download PDF as printed in the Rapaport Magazine, August 2011By now it should be clear that a Kimberley Process (KP)...
Analysis Aug 10, 2011 Martin Rapaport
Keep the Diamond Dream Alive
Martin Rapaport discusses global diamond demand with Stephen Lussier, executive director of De Beers and CEO of Forevermark. Martin Rapaport: Why do people buy...
Features Nov 01, 2010 Martin Rapaport
Sourcing for Surat
Ashit Mehta, chairman of Surat Rough Diamond Sourcing (India) Limited, spoke with Martin Rapaport about the newly formed company. MARTIN RAPAPORT:...
Features Nov 01, 2010 Martin Rapaport
Ethical Considerations
Ethics is about doing the right thing, being good, honest and fair. It’s about differentiating between right and wrong and applying...
Features Oct 01, 2010 Martin Rapaport
Human Rights and the Diamond Industry
The diamond and jewelry industry is undergoing a period of great change. We are in the midst of a global financial crisis that is realigning social, economic and...
Features Oct 01, 2010 Martin Rapaport
Diamond Ethics 101
Martin Rapaport discussed the ethical questions facing the diamond industry today with Peter Singer, the Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton...
Features Oct 01, 2010 Martin Rapaport
Maguwu: Zimbabwe Situation
Martin Rapaport recently discussed the status of human rights abuses in Zimbabwe with human rights activist Farai Maguwu. Maguwu, director of the Centre...
Features Oct 01, 2010 Martin Rapaport
Invitation to Rapaport International Diamond Conference in October
Dear Friends,This year’s Rapaport International Diamond Conference (IDC) will take place on Thursday, October 21 at the Times Center in New York. The morning...
Press Release Sep 07, 2010 Martin Rapaport
Rapaport Group Sets Human Rights Standard
Read this article in HebrewRead this article in GujaratiHuman Rights and the Diamond IndustryA Presentation by Martin Rapaport,Chairman...
Features Aug 30, 2010 Martin Rapaport
Message From Martin Rapaport to RapNet Members on Marange Diamonds
Dear RapNet members,On August 11, 2010, the Kimberley Process (KP) certified approximately 900,000 carats of rough...
News Aug 15, 2010 Martin Rapaport
State of the Diamond Industry 2010
Video Jul 05, 2010 Martin Rapaport
Stop Buying and Selling Blood Diamonds
Severe human rights violations, including murder, rape and forced labor, have taken place in the diamond fields of Marange, Zimbabwe. Recent reports...
News Jan 29, 2010 Martin Rapaport
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