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De Beers and Alrosa Raise Rough Prices
The two largest diamond miners increased prices at this week’s rough sales as demand improved due to post-holiday
Rough Markets Jan 18, 2021 Joshua Freedman
Michael Hill 140
Canada Lockdown Weighs on Michael Hill
Michael Hill’s sales slipped 2.8% in the first half of its fiscal year as a lockdown in Canada outweighed growth
Retail Jan 18, 2021 Rapaport News
Diversity study 140
Jewelry Industry Fares Well Overall on Racial Justice
Members of the US jewelry industry are happy overall with the level of racial justice and equality found
Retail Jan 18, 2021 Rapaport News
Podcast Episode 1
Podcast: Digital or Bust?
Diamond and jewelry companies have raised the stakes when it comes to using online platforms to engage with
Marketing Jan 18, 2021 Rapaport News
Lucara 341ct 140
Karowe Yields First Large Diamond of 2021
Lucara Diamond Corp. has unearthed a 341-carat white diamond at its Karowe mine in Botswana, the first over
Mining Jan 17, 2021 Rapaport News
Petra Diamonds Williamson mine
NGO Warns Petra Lenders About Abuse Claims
Rights and Accountability in Development (RAID), a UK-based nonprofit, has written to Petra Diamonds’ major debt holders to raise
Mining Jan 17, 2021 Rapaport News
NRF Holiday 2020 140
US Holiday Sales Outstrip Expectations – NRF
US retail sales increased 8.3% during the recent holiday season, as consumers looked to connect with family and
Retail Jan 17, 2021 Rapaport News
De Beers
De Beers Cuts Clients, Keeps More Goods in Africa
De Beers has reduced its sightholder list in a revamp of its supply system, with more goods expected to go to pure-play
Rough Markets Jan 17, 2021 Joshua Freedman
Coronavirus
Coronavirus Updates: Impact on the Diamond Trade
The Covid-19 pandemic that has swept the globe has had a notable impact on the diamond industry,
Polished Markets Jan 17, 2021 Rapaport News
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Rapaport Weekly Market Comment
Polished sentiment positive despite limitations on travel due to Covid-19. Shortages supporting prices. Suppliers anticipate strong 1Q inventory
Polished Markets Jan 14, 2021 Rapaport News
Kay Jewelers Signet
Signet Sees Surge in Holiday E-Commerce Sales
Signet Jewelers reported a positive holiday season as soaring online sales helped compensate for the pandemic’s adverse
Retail Jan 14, 2021 Rapaport News
Mountain Province Northern Lights 140
Mountain Province Output Slides in 2020
Mountain Province’s share of production at the Gahcho Kué mine fell 4% to 3.2 million carats in 2020 as the company
Mining Jan 14, 2021 Rapaport News
Predictions 2021
What to Expect in the Industry This Year
Three industry insiders share their predictions for the diamond and jewelry trade in 2021.Elle Hill CEO
Polished Markets Jan 14, 2021 Leah Meirovich
Lucapa Mothae 140
Lucapa Puts Lesotho Mine on Lockdown
Lucapa Diamond Company will temporarily close its Mothae mine in Lesotho during a 14-day nationwide lockdown.Starting Thursday,
Mining Jan 14, 2021 Leah Meirovich
RRR Jan 2021 cover image
Were Diamond Companies Worth the Investment?
What parameters would one use to assess a company’s performance? For our analysis, sales provide the best
Research Jan 14, 2021 Avi Krawitz
Alrosa May sales
Alrosa December Sales Highest Since 2018
Alrosa’s sales soared in December to their highest level in almost three years as rough demand continued to gain momentum.Diamond
Rough Markets Jan 13, 2021 Rapaport News
Liqhobong mine Firestone 140
Firestone Faces Uncertain Future
The continued operation of Firestone Diamonds is in question amid an extended shutdown of its mine in Lesotho and heavy debt.The
Mining Jan 13, 2021 Leah Meirovich
Alrosa rough
Alrosa Receives Option to Sell to Gokhran
Alrosa has received approval to sell rough diamonds to Russia’s state depository, Gokhran, this year, enabling the
Rough Markets Jan 13, 2021 Joshua Freedman
GIA Cultured Pearl Report 140
GIA Launches Cultured Pearl Report
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has introduced a classification report for unmodified cultured akoya, South Sea
Polished Markets Jan 13, 2021 Rapaport News
BlueRock rough 140
BlueRock Sees Full-Year Sales Jump
Sales of rough at BlueRock Diamonds increased in 2020 as the miner increased production at its Kareevlei deposit in South Africa.Sales
Mining Jan 13, 2021 Rapaport News
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