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Lucara
Karowe Yields Two Massive Stones
Lucara Diamond Corp. has recovered a 123-carat, type II rough and a 375-carat, gem-quality stone from the high-value
Mining Sep 19, 2019 Rapaport News
Jewelers of America (JA)
Ed Bridge to Receive Lifetime Achievement Honor
Jewelers of America (JA) has named Ed Bridge, chairman of Ben Bridge Jeweler, as the recipient of its 2020 GEM
Retail Sep 19, 2019 Rapaport News
Swiss Watches
American Demand Drives Swiss Watch Exports
Swiss watch exports rose 1.5% year on year to CHF 1.52 billion ($1.53 billion) in August amid increased
Retail Sep 19, 2019 Rapaport News
Bonhams
Bonhams Auctions Historic Emerald
A historic emerald given to Lady Mary Hood Mackenzie by Mughal Emperor Akbar II in 1813 will go under the hammer
Polished Markets Sep 19, 2019 Rapaport News
Sarine
Sarine, NGTC Partner on Grading Standards
Sarine Technologies is collaborating with China’s National Gemstone Testing Center (NGTC) to advance diamond-grading standards in China. Sarine
Polished Markets Sep 19, 2019 Rapaport News
HK Show
Hong Kong Fair Prioritizes Buyer Incentives
The organizers of the September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair rejected the trade’s request for
Polished Markets Sep 18, 2019 Joshua Freedman
GIA
GIA Names New Mineral Johnkoivulaite
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has confirmed a new mineral species discovered in Myanmar, which it has called
Polished Markets Sep 18, 2019 Rapaport News
Alrosa Kristall
Alrosa Expects Kristall Merger in September
Alrosa’s supervisory board is set to vote on the acquisition of diamond manufacturer Kristall, which will enable the miner
Polished Markets Sep 18, 2019 Rapaport News
Magazine men's jewelry
Men’s Jewelry on the Rise
It seems men are tired of letting women do all the sparkling. In September 2018, The New York Times
Retail Sep 18, 2019 Lara Ewen
Gem Diamonds
Gem Diamonds Unearths 127ct. Rough
Gem Diamonds has recovered a diamond weighing 127 carats from its Letšeng mine in Lesotho. The miner
Mining Sep 18, 2019 Rapaport News
Hong Kong Show
Sentiment Cautious as Hong Kong Show Starts
Expectations were low among diamantaires as the September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair opened Monday,
Mining Sep 16, 2019 Joshua Freedman
Jewelry store sales
US Jewelry-Store Sales Fall in First Half
Sales at specialist jewelry stores in the US slipped 5% year on year to $14.39 billion in the first half, according to data
Retail Sep 16, 2019 Rapaport News
Petra
Petra’s Loss Widens in Weak Market
Shares in Petra Diamonds slipped 7% in early trading Monday after the miner reported its loss had broadened
Mining Sep 16, 2019 Rapaport News
NRF August
US Retail Revenue Robust Ahead of Tariff Hike
US retail sales rose in August, even as consumer confidence slipped slightly from the previous month amid the
Retail Sep 16, 2019 Rapaport News
CIBJO Gen Z
CIBJO Urges Trade to Woo Gen Z-ers
Understanding the newest generation of jewelry-buying consumers is imperative for the industry to thrive, the World Jewellery Confederation
Retail Sep 15, 2019 Rapaport News
De Beers
De Beers Finds Buyer for Namibia Mine
De Beers has sold the Elizabeth Bay mine for NAD 120 million ($8.2 million), a year after
Mining Sep 15, 2019 Rapaport News
Borsheims
Borsheims Creates Customer-Focused VP Role
Borsheims has promoted Adrienne Fay to vice president, putting her in charge of overseeing the customer-purchase journey. In the
Retail Sep 15, 2019 Rapaport News
Podcast
Podcast: Young Diamantaires Explore South Africa
The Rapaport Diamond Podcast interviews Rami Baron, founder of the Young Diamantaires group and leader of a trip
Polished Markets Sep 15, 2019 Rapaport News
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Rapaport Weekly Market Comment
Low expectations for next week’s Hong Kong show, with fewer suppliers and buyers attending due
Polished Markets Sep 12, 2019 Rapaport News
Young Diamantaires South Africa Venetine mine visi
Nurturing the Next Generation of Diamantaires
If anyone in the industry wanted to know how to transform a diamond business and safeguard its future, they might
Mining Sep 12, 2019 Joshua Freedman
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