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CIBJO
Trade Groups Join Forces on Responsible Sourcing
The World Jewellery Confederation (CIBJO) and the Coloured Gemstones Working Group (CGWG) will collaborate to help
Gemstones May 22, 2019 Rapaport News
RapNet to Vote On Synthetics
RapNet to Vote on Synthetics
RAPAPORT PRESS RELEASE, May 22, 2019, Las Vegas … RapNet, the world’s largest diamond trading network
Polished Markets May 22, 2019 Rapaport
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De Beers Sales Slump 25% in May
De Beers’ sales fell to their lowest level in more than a year and a half, as a slowdown in the Indian manufacturing
Rough Markets May 21, 2019 Joshua Freedman
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Sotheby’s to Sell Treasure Chest of Luxury Watches
A private collection of more than 800 luxury watches will go under the hammer at four Sotheby’s auctions in London,
Polished Markets May 21, 2019 Rapaport News
Blue Nile
Blue Nile Reveals Which Shapes Sell Best
Round diamonds have long been the most popular in the US, but fancy shapes also have
Mining May 21, 2019 Rapaport News
Frederick Goldman
Frederick Goldman Opens Lab-Grown Site
Frederick Goldman has launched a lab-grown manufacturing center in Mexico as part of its new jewelry supply business. Jewelry
Polished Markets May 20, 2019 Rapaport News
GIA CVD
GIA Spots Natural-Synthetic Hybrid Diamond
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has discovered a synthetic layer that improved the weight and color
Technology May 20, 2019 Rapaport News
Sarine
India Credit Slowdown Squeezes Sarine Profit
Sarine Technologies posted a loss in the first quarter as credit problems in the Indian manufacturing sector led to softened
Polished Markets May 20, 2019 Rapaport News
Lab Grown Diamond Council
Industry Launches New Lab-Grown Association
Two jewelry veterans have debuted a group that aims to raise awareness of, and demand for, lab-grown
Polished Markets May 20, 2019 Rapaport News
Richemont
Jewelry Sales Rise at Cartier, Van Cleef
Jewelry sales at Richemont — the owner of Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels — increased 10% in the past
Retail May 19, 2019 Rapaport News
Alrosa
Alrosa Profit Dips Amid Shift to Smaller Stones
Alrosa’s profit decreased in the first quarter as its sales mix shifted to lower-value goods. Net profit fell
Mining May 19, 2019 Rapaport News
RapNet
RapNet Offers Jewelry Trading to the Industry
RAPNET PRESS RELEASE, May 19, 2019, Las Vegas … RapNet, the world’s largest marketplace for diamonds
Technology May 19, 2019 Rapaport
Lucapa
Lucapa Unearths 130ct. Rough Stone
Lucapa Diamond Company has recovered a 130-carat, gem-quality diamond from its Lulo alluvial mine in Angola. The
Mining May 19, 2019 Rapaport News
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Rapaport Weekly Market Comment
Rising expectations for Las Vegas shows. Good demand for 0.70 to 1.99 ct., G-J, VS-SI, RapSpec
Polished Markets May 16, 2019 Rapaport News
India Flag
India: Dealer Trading Quiet
Cautious mood amid rumors more businesses closing. Dealer trading quiet with many extending their summer
Research May 16, 2019 Rapaport News
Siba Diamond
118ct. Yellow Smashes Estimate at Christie’s
A diamond bought in memory of late diamantaire Sam Abram sold for more than double its high estimate
Polished Markets May 16, 2019 Rapaport News
Sam Abram
‘King of the Blues’ Sam Abram Dies
The diamond industry lost one of its most colorful characters when Sam Abram died last week
Polished Markets May 16, 2019 Rapaport News
De Beers Namibia
De Beers to Build $468M Diamond-Mining Ship
De Beers will increase production at Debmarine Namibia by 500,000 carats per year through the construction of a new diamond-recovery
Mining May 16, 2019 Rapaport News
Alrosa Purple
11ct. Purple Expected to Fetch Over $10M
Hong Kong-based M&B Limited expects to sell a record-setting purple diamond for more than $10 million, after
Polished Markets May 15, 2019 Rapaport News
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US Tariff Hike Could Impact Jewelry Trade
The US diamond and jewelry industry is facing the possibility of higher tariffs on goods from China as the trade
Retail May 15, 2019 Rapaport News
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