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Michael Hill
Challenging Retail Market Hits Michael Hill Sales
Revenue at Michael Hill fell in the last fiscal year amid a difficult retail environment and the company’s
Retail Aug 19, 2019 Rapaport News
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GIA Exposes Rough Diamond’s Fake Green Color
Manufacturers coated a rough diamond with a green substance to imitate a natural color, the Gemological Institute of America (GIA)
Rough Markets Aug 19, 2019 Rapaport News
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DPA Seeks to Eradicate Diamond Misconceptions
The Diamond Producers Association (DPA) has released a campaign that aims to challenge misconceptions about diamond mining
Marketing Aug 19, 2019 Rapaport News
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Ian Rowe to Head Diamond Development Initiative
The Diamond Development Initiative (DDI) has promoted Ian Rowe to executive director. He will replace Dorothée Gizenga,
Rough Markets Aug 19, 2019 Rapaport News
Gem Diamonds
Slow Market Dents Gem Diamonds Results
Revenue at Gem Diamonds fell in the first half of the year amid weakness in the market. Sales of rough
Mining Aug 18, 2019 Rapaport News
Sotheby's
Sotheby’s Expects $26M for Pink Diamond
A 10.64-carat pink diamond ring worth up to $25.5 million will go under the hammer at Sotheby’s Hong Kong sale.
Polished Markets Aug 18, 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
Rough Markets Aug 18, 2019 Joshua Freedman
De Beers
Debswana Boss Albert Milton Dies
Albert Milton, managing director of De Beers’ Botswana joint venture, has died, the company said Friday. Milton
Mining Aug 18, 2019 Rapaport News
Tiffany
Tiffany Launches Men’s Collection
Tiffany & Co. has launched its first comprehensive collection of men’s jewelry, breaking away from its
Retail Aug 18, 2019 Rapaport News
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Rapaport Weekly Market Comment
Low expectations for Sep. Hong Kong show due to slowdown in Chinese demand and escalation of political protests.
Polished Markets Aug 15, 2019 Rapaport News
India Arch
India: Cutters Shifting to Lower-Cost Goods
IIJS show sees slow diamond trading, but steady gold inquiries ahead of festival and wedding season.
Research Aug 15, 2019 Rapaport News
Stornoway
Stornoway Fears for Its Future
Stornoway Diamond Corporation has given a stern warning about its ability to remain in business, after failing to find
Mining Aug 15, 2019 Rapaport News
Pandora
Pandora Launches Harry Potter Collection
Pandora and Warner Bros. will partner on a Harry Potter-inspired collection, featuring iconic characters and symbols from
Retail Aug 15, 2019 Rapaport News
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%
Polished Markets Aug 15, 2019 Joshua Freedman
Pandora
Pandora to Buy Back $75M of Inventory
Pandora is set to repurchase DKK 500 million ($74.7 million) of unsold jewelry from retailers that stock its
Retail Aug 14, 2019 Rapaport News
Mountain Province
Mountain Province Faces Nasdaq Delisting
Mountain Province has been given six months to raise its share price or it will no longer be eligible to list
Mining Aug 14, 2019 Rapaport News
Tariffs
Tariffs on Chinese Jewelry to Begin September 1
Jewelry imported into the US from China will attract an extra levy of 10%, despite the Trump administration’s
Retail Aug 14, 2019 Rapaport News
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Phillips Makes Latest Hire from Bonhams
Phillips has hired Alexis Vourvoulis to help build up its jewelry business in Los Angeles, a key target market
Polished Markets Aug 14, 2019 Rapaport News
Alrosa purple diamond
Alrosa Offers 15ct. Purple-Pink Diamond
Alrosa is preparing to sell a rare, 14.83-carat pink later this year, as the Russian miner continues its efforts
Polished Markets Aug 13, 2019 Rapaport News
Hong Kong
Hong Kong Polished Imports Slide
Polished-diamond imports to Hong Kong declined 6% in the first half, according to data from the Diamond Federation of Hong
Mining Aug 13, 2019 Rapaport News
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