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Rough and polished diamonds
Pressure on Diamond Midstream Likely to Increase
Diamond manufacturers will consolidate in the coming years to avoid being further squeezed by miners and retailers, Bain
News Dec 12, 2019 Joshua Freedman
De Beers sightholder
De Beers Ends Special Supply Measures
Rough-diamond buyers are anticipating an improvement in sales at next week’s De Beers sight, as the miner is withdrawing concessions that
News Dec 05, 2019 Joshua Freedman
HRD
Sarine Joins Race to Buy HRD Antwerp
Sarine Technologies has entered the running to acquire HRD Antwerp, according to two sources close to the sale
News Dec 03, 2019 Joshua Freedman
Tiffany
LVMH Sees Value in Tiffany’s Diamond Sourcing
A storied past and popularity as a brand might be the first things that would attract a potential suitor to Tiffany
News Nov 28, 2019 Joshua Freedman
Rough diamonds
Rough Slowdown Weighs on Asian Star
Sales and profit slumped at Indian diamond manufacturer Asian Star in the second fiscal quarter as weak rough
News Nov 18, 2019 Joshua Freedman
Analyzing rough at KGK Botswana
Rough Market Picks Up at De Beers Sight
De Beers’ November sales totalled $390 million, the highest for five months, as the rough market stabilized
News Nov 13, 2019 Joshua Freedman
De Beers sightholder office
De Beers Sightholders Embracing Synthetics
Few in the diamond industry were surprised by the news that Rosy Blue chief Dilip Mehta had
News Nov 12, 2019 Joshua Freedman
HRD Antwerp
HRD Antwerp Receives Two Takeover Bids
The International Gemological Institute (IGI) and industry veteran Peter Meeus have put in rival bids to acquire
News Nov 06, 2019 Joshua Freedman
De Beers rough
De Beers Reduces Prices at November Sight
Sightholders welcomed De Beers’ decision to lower prices at this week’s rough-diamond sale, but noted that further discounts
News Nov 06, 2019 Joshua Freedman
Antwerp Beurs
Antwerp Bans Lab-Grown from Trading Floors
The Federation of Belgian Diamond Bourses has introduced a ban on lab-grown sales in Antwerp’s four trading halls. While
News Oct 10, 2019 Joshua Freedman
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De Beers Sales Drop in Slow Rough Market
De Beers’ sales slumped to $295 million in September as the miner continued to allow sightholders to refuse goods in the prevailing
News Oct 03, 2019 Joshua Freedman
HK show Sept 2019
Hong Kong Show Reflects Slow Chinese Demand
The timing of the September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair was unfortunate, coming amid a wave
News Sep 24, 2019 Joshua Freedman
HK Show
Hong Kong Fair Prioritizes Buyer Incentives
The organizers of the September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair rejected the trade’s request for
News Sep 18, 2019 Joshua Freedman
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,
News Sep 16, 2019 Joshua Freedman
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
News Sep 12, 2019 Joshua Freedman
NCDIA Seminar
NCDIA to Hold Colored-Diamond Seminar
The Natural Color Diamond Association will present a study at the Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair
News Aug 22, 2019 Rapaport News
Rough diamonds
De Beers Lets Clients Reject 50% of Goods
De Beers will allow sightholders to refuse more rough diamonds than usual at this week’s sight, aiming to ease
News Aug 18, 2019 Joshua Freedman
Hong Kong airport protest
Trade Seeks Discount for Hong Kong Show
The Hong Kong Jewelry Manufacturers’ Association (HKJMA) is asking the organizers of the September show for a 25%
News Aug 15, 2019 Joshua Freedman
HK protest
Hong Kong Riots Cast Cloud over Show
Diamond traders have raised concerns ahead of next month’s Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair, as mass
News Aug 13, 2019 Joshua Freedman
KGK, Botswana
Who’s Buying the Rough in 2019?
The stability of the diamond industry is largely in the hands of 122 manufacturers and dealers that buy rough
News Aug 11, 2019 Joshua Freedman
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