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Diamond Fields
Diamond Fields Pink Sells for $17K/ct.
A pink diamond from Namibia’s offshore drilling program fetched $17,000 per carat at a tender in Antwerp. The 5.71-carat
Mining Mar 18, 2019 Rapaport News
Alrosa Mir mine
Alrosa’s Mir Mine Could Reopen in 2030
Mining operations at Alrosa’s Mir deposit won’t resume until at least 2030, as the company carries out work
Mining Mar 18, 2019 Rapaport News
IDE Angola
Angola to Hold Rough Tender in Israel
Angola’s national diamond-trading company, Sodiam, has agreed to hold its first rough tender in Israel. Representatives from
Rough Markets Mar 17, 2019 Rapaport News
CIBJO
CIBJO Calls for Synthetics Treatment Disclosure
The World Jewellery Confederation (CIBJO) has specified the need to disclose treatments when it comes to both natural
Polished Markets Mar 17, 2019 Rapaport News
AIGS
AIGS Launches App to Prevent Counterfeiting
The Asian Institute of Gemological Sciences (AIGS) has launched a mobile app that can verify its gemstone
Polished Markets Mar 17, 2019 Rapaport News
Alrosa
Alrosa’s Profit, Revenue Rise in 2018
Sales of higher-quality stones and an increased average price drove a spike in Alrosa’s profit and revenue in 2018. Profit
Mining Mar 17, 2019 Rapaport News
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Rapaport Weekly Market Comment
Market sentiment weak, with select categories seeing demand. Diamonds between 0.70 ct. and 1.99 ct.
Polished Markets Mar 14, 2019 Rapaport News
India Arch
India: Slow Demand for Smaller Goods
Sentiment cautious, with selective interest in smaller sizes. Surplus of +11 goods has placed pressure on prices. Firms
Research Mar 14, 2019 Rapaport News
Gem Diamonds 13.33ct pink diamond
Letšeng Pink Sells for Almost $9M
Gem Diamonds has announced the sale of a 13.33-carat pink diamond, discovered in February at its mine in Lesotho, for
Mining Mar 14, 2019 Rapaport News
Alrosa Euros
Alrosa Testing Payments in Euros
Alrosa has begun accepting payments in euros, as it continues to test the waters with currencies other than dollars.
Rough Markets Mar 14, 2019 Rapaport News
Peder Tuborgh
Pandora Chairman Quits Amid Reshuffle
Pandora chairman Peder Tuborgh is set to leave the Danish jewelry maker. This comes just one month
Retail Mar 14, 2019 Rapaport News
Signet
Signet Hires New Financial Chief
Signet Jewelers has appointed Joan Hilson chief financial officer, as part of an effort to strengthen its leadership team.
Retail Mar 13, 2019 Rapaport News
Grib
Weak Prices Keep Grib Sales Flat
Sales from the Grib diamond mine in Russia showed little change in 2018, coming in at $300 million as prices
Mining Mar 13, 2019 Rapaport News
Gem Diamonds
Large Stones Boost Gem Diamonds Results
Gem Diamonds’ sales and profit increased in 2018 as the miner produced a record number of large stones at its
Mining Mar 13, 2019 Rapaport News
Time to reengage with bridal
Time for the Trade to Reengage with Bridal
There’s a caveat that Stephen Lussier emphasizes when marketing diamonds to millennials as a symbol of love. The industry needs
Marketing Mar 13, 2019 Avi Krawitz
A polished diamond under inspection
Eurostar Diamond Traders Close to Bankruptcy
Eurostar Diamond Traders could be forced to file for bankruptcy soon, after a Belgian court rejected its reorganization
Financial-Legal Mar 12, 2019 Rapaport News
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US Retail Rebounds in January
US retail sales bounced back at the beginning of 2019 after surprisingly slow figures during the December holiday
Retail Mar 12, 2019 Rapaport News
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What Makes a Good Synthetics Detector?
The massive project by the Diamond Producers Association (DPA) and Signet Jewelers to test and review 18 synthetic-diamond
Technology Mar 12, 2019 Joshua Freedman
India Jewellery Park
GJEPC Inaugurates $2B Jewelry Complex
The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) has begun building a 21-acre industrial jewelry park
Polished Markets Mar 11, 2019 Rapaport News
Interational Diamond Week in Israel 2018
MID Leads List of Top Israeli Exporters
MID House of Diamonds was the premier Israeli polished-diamond exporter for the fourth year running, according
Polished Markets Mar 11, 2019 Rapaport News
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