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Diamond Names to Get DEF Awards
DEF Reveals Diamonds Do Good Honorees
The Diamond Empowerment Fund (DEF) will honor De Beers CEO Bruce Cleaver, as well as Rolex and a Canadian
News Jan 17, 2018 Rapaport News
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GIA Unveils Plans for Labs in Surat and Antwerp
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) will this year open a laboratory in Surat, and expand its operations
News Jan 09, 2018 Rapaport News
Robert Weldon GIA
GIA Librarian on Why Diamonds Make the Grade
Robert Weldon, head of the lab’s gemological library, shares his thoughts on why diamonds have stood out
News Dec 25, 2017 Sonia Esther Soltani
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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.
News Dec 07, 2017 Rapaport News
Pink Promise
Christie’s Hong Kong Sells Pink Diamond for $32M
A pink diamond ring fetched $32 million (HKD 250 million) at a Christie’s auction in Hong Kong, less than
News Nov 29, 2017 Rapaport News
Edward Johnson RJC
RJC to Expand with New Development Hire
The Responsible Jewelry Council (RJC) has appointed gemologist Edward Johnson as director of business development, tasking him
News Nov 27, 2017 Rapaport News
GIA synthetic inscription forgery
GIA Finds Synthetic Diamond with Forged Inscription
Fraudsters forged a Gemological Institute of America (GIA) inscription on a synthetic diamond to make it appear that the stone was
News Nov 13, 2017 Rapaport News
GIA Lab
GIA Board Gets Three New Members
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has appointed three new members to its board of governors, the organization
News Nov 13, 2017 Rapaport News
GIA Grading Report
GIA to Launch Japan Education Program
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) is planning to open an educational campus in Tokyo featuring courses in gemstones and diamonds
News Oct 09, 2017 Rapaport News
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GIA Opens Applications for $2M of Scholarships
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) is offering more than $2 million in scholarships for its 2018 education programs,
News Aug 02, 2017 Rapaport News
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Shigley, Gumuchian and Engel Receive AGS Honors
The American Gem Society (AGS) honored three accomplished figures in the gem and jewelry industry at a ceremony
News Jul 30, 2017 Rapaport News
Diamond in the ruff
Diamond in the Ruff: Dog Eats $16K Ring
When Charlie Jackson and his wife Carol noticed her $16,000 (GBP 12,000) engagement ring was
News Jul 18, 2017 Joshua Freedman
Diamond vs topaz HRD Antwerp
HRD Detects Topaz Imitating Diamonds
HRD Antwerp has identified two stones that were believed to be diamonds as topaz, reflecting a trend to fool rough
News Jul 16, 2017 Rapaport News
Pink GIA diamond CVD H4 defect
GIA Finds Baffling Flaw in CVD Diamond
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) doesn’t usually declare itself stumped, but a recent discovery of a flaw in a synthetic
News Jul 02, 2017 Joshua Freedman
GIA Smart-Card
The GIA’s Forays into Diamond Tracking
What business does a gemological laboratory have telling stories about diamonds? That was the unspoken question
Analysis Jun 29, 2017 Avi Krawitz
Blockchain
Blockchain Verification Being Tested in Singapore
The Singapore Diamond Investment Exchange (SDiX) is testing blockchain technology as a way to authenticate ownership of diamonds, noting the
News Jun 18, 2017 Rapaport News
JCK Entrance
Slower Visitor Traffic at JCK
There was a bit of a debate raging among exhibitors at the JCK Las Vegas show, and part of it revolved
News Jun 07, 2017 Avi Krawitz
IGT
Diamond Dealers Club to Move Office in June
New York’s Diamond Dealers Club (DDC) has finalized its move to the city’s International Gem Tower
News May 29, 2017 Rapaport News
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Hong Kong Dealers Face Random Synthetics Checks
Hong Kong’s diamond-promotion body plans to start checking wholesalers’ inventory for synthetics, as part of a program aimed at boosting
News May 22, 2017 Joshua Freedman
De Beers
De Beers Ventures into Polished Diamond Sales
De Beers will start selling its own polished diamonds in auctions starting this June. Under the pilot
News May 18, 2017 Rapaport News
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