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Signet, Michael Hill, Damiani, Faberge Receive Trademark Approval
The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) issued the trademark "Signet Direct Diamond Sourcing Ltd."...
Financial-Legal Jul 01, 2015 Jeff Miller
Singapore Diamond Investment Exchange to Go Live in September
(RAPAPORT) Xinhua: The Singapore Diamond Investment Exchange Pte. Ltd. (SDiX) will launch a commodities exchange with...
Polished Markets Jul 01, 2015 Xinhua
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Kimberley Diamonds Suspends Ellendale Operations
Kimberley Diamonds Ltd. placed its subsidiary, Kimberley Diamond Company (KDC) Pty., which operates the Ellendale...
Mining Jul 01, 2015 Jeff Miller
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Second Polishing Firm in Surat Defaults
(RAPAPORT) DNA: The diamond sector suffered another blow in a span of just two weeks as a Surat-based polishing company,...
Financial-Legal Jul 01, 2015 DNA
Lussier Explains How Retailers Can Raise the Quality of Marketing
In this video, Stephen Lussier, the CEO of Forevermark and the executive vice president of marketing for De Beers,...
Marketing Jul 01, 2015 Rapaport News
Namdeb CEO Leaves Post for Government Position
Inge Zaamwani-Kamwi, the CEO of Namdeb Holdings, will leave her post at the end of July, the company...
Mining Jul 01, 2015 Ronen Shnidman
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Hong Kong's Jewelry & Valuable Gift Sales -15% in May
(RAPAPORT) Xinhua: Hong Kong's retail sales, provisionally estimated at $5 billion (HKD 39 billion) in May, edged down 0.1...
Retail Jun 30, 2015 Xinhua
Myanmar's Gems Emporium Attracts Thousands of Buyers
(RAPAPORT) Agence France-Presse: Hundreds of merchants from China to Malaysia flocked to Naypyidaw, Myanmar on Friday to inspect jade and...
Gemstones Jun 30, 2015 Agence France-Presse
Kimberley Diamonds Receives $5M Funding for Lerala Mine
Kimberley Diamonds Ltd. received $5 million under the terms of a loan agreement for $10 million with Zhejiang...
Financial-Legal Jun 30, 2015 Jeff Miller
Tagliabue Prepares to Raise the Profile of Devotion's Flagship Store
Gemologist Cesare Tagliabue joined diamond store Devotion in the Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City, New York...
Retail Jun 30, 2015 Jeff Miller
RJC Appoints Andrew Bone as Executive Director
The Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) appointed Andrew Bone as the executive director. Bone has worked 38 years...
Marketing Jun 30, 2015 Jeff Miller
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Kimberley Process Presents Roadmap for CAR Compliance
The Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS) has developed a work plan to resume rough diamond exports from...
Rough Markets Jun 30, 2015 Avi Krawitz
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United Gemco Joins JewelCloud by GemFind
Wholesaler United Gemco, a firm representing 300 craftsmen working with handcrafted jewelry, joined JewelCloud®, a social product...
Marketing Jun 29, 2015 Jeff Miller
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Birks Group Loss Widens to $9M But Sales +7%
Birks Group reported that sales improved 7.3 percent year on year to $301.6 million in the fiscal year...
Financial-Legal Jun 29, 2015 Jeff Miller
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Paragon's Loss Widens, Revenue Target for 2015 is $36M
Paragon Diamonds Ltd. generated a $16 million (GBP 10.3 million) loss in the fiscal year that ended...
Financial-Legal Jun 29, 2015 Jeff Miller
Press Release: Kiran Gems Presents Scholarships for Future Achievers
Press Release: Kiran Gems, the world’s largest manufacturer of diamonds, held a program for its employees’ children...
Manufacturing Jun 29, 2015 Kiran Gems
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Broad Diamond Screening Test in India Results in No Synthetics
(RAPAPORT) Times of India: There is much less worry that undisclosed synthetic diamonds might be mixed with natural...
Technology Jun 26, 2015 Times of India
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U.S. Human Rights Report Notes Child Labor in Many Diamond Regions
Forced child labor and abuse and violence against women were the most common human rights...
Mining Jun 26, 2015 Jeff Miller
AWDC: Antwerp Diamond Bank to Close Accounts by June 30
The Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) stated that significant progress has been made in transitioning Antwerp...
Financial-Legal Jun 26, 2015 Jeff Miller
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Rio Tinto Exits Zimbabwe
Rio Tinto sold its 78 percent stake in Murowa Diamonds and its 50 percent share of Sengwa Colliery Ltd....
Mining Jun 26, 2015 Jeff Miller
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