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Martin Rapaport

Trust and Verification

June 01, 2012

Martin Rapaport takes a look at what synthetic diamonds mean for the industry.

Strategic Thinking Amid Global Uncertainty

January 01, 2012

Martin Rapaport takes a look at navigating the jewelry selling business environment in 2012

After Kimberley… Now What

August 01, 2011

A compilation of all of Martin Rapaport's writings on blood diamonds, the Kimberley Process, and the future of ethical diamonds

A New World

July 01, 2009

A compilation of all of Martin Rapaport's surveys of the state of the diamond industry.


July 06, 2007

Martin Rapaport's classic look at Commiditizing the diamond product.

Price Fixing Does Anyone Care

February 04, 2005

A look at the agreement between the European Commission, De Beers, and ALROSA on diamond price fixing.

The Leviev Factor

September 03, 2004

Martin Rapaport takes a look at what makes Lev Leviev so successful.

Diamond Prices, Discounts and Liquidity

July 02, 2004

Martin Rapaport explains Diamond Prices, Discounts and Liquidity.

De Beers Brand Goes Retail

February 02, 2001

Martin Rapaport looks at changes in De Beers over the years.


February 05, 1999

Martin Rapaport looks at Diamond Grading Laboratories as 'the best thing that ever happened' to the diamond industry.

Luft Gesheft

October 02, 1998

Martin Rapaport's classic look at the problem of credit in the diamond industry.

A Diamond is Forever

August 07, 1998

The marketing slogan "A Diamond is Forever" and what it means for the diamond industry.

Auction Action

December 03, 1993

A look at factors that effect the auction market and some of the most interesting and wealthy bidders.

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