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Forevermark
Forevermark Unveils New Bridal Campaign
Cue the sentimental music and emotive narration, Forevermark has launched a marketing campaign for its first
News Jul 11, 2019 Rapaport News
IIDGR
Will Gemologists Survive Automation?
Amid the tech boom that is shaping the diamond industry, a growing number of companies are challenging the
Features Jul 10, 2019 Avi Krawitz
A rough diamond
Rough Prices Set for Slump – Analyst
Rough-diamond prices are likely to fall 5% this year as weakness in the industry continues, Panmure Gordon analyst Kieron
News Jul 08, 2019 Rapaport News
Alrosa rough
Stop Buying Rough
The prevailing panic surrounding the rise of lab-grown diamonds is overshadowing the bigger challenge facing the diamond
Analysis Jul 03, 2019 Avi Krawitz
Diamond Cutting
Challenging Diamond Market Sees Further Declines
RAPAPORT PRESS RELEASE, July 2, 2019, Las Vegas … Diamond market sentiment was weak in June due to sluggish
Press Release Jul 02, 2019 Rapaport
Iherzolite
De Beers Identifies New Kimberlite Indicator
The discovery of a new source-rock indicator for diamond formation has the potential to help geologists locate and
News Jun 27, 2019 Leah Meirovich
De Beers Sorting
De Beers Cuts Prices as Rough Sales Slide
De Beers’ rough-diamond sales slumped to a 20-month low of $390 million in June amid weak sentiment in the manufacturing sector.
News Jun 25, 2019 Avi Krawitz
New IIDGR grading reports 150
De Beers Rebrands Grading Unit
The International Institute of Diamond Grading and Research (IIDGR) has changed its name to De Beers Group Industry
News Jun 25, 2019 Rapaport News
Lucara
Botswana Proposes Lucara Investment
The government of Botswana is said to have expressed interest in buying shares in Lucara Diamond Corp., the owner of the
News Jun 24, 2019 Rapaport News
Business Botswana
De Beers Can Do More, Botswana Group Says
A Botswana employers’ advocacy group has called out De Beers for failing to provide substantial opportunities for the
News Jun 18, 2019 Rapaport News
artisanal mining
The Drive to Lift the Artisanal Stigma
The community of Fandehun is not used to pomp and ceremony. The modest village in the heart of Sierra Leone’s
News Jun 12, 2019 Avi Krawitz
Mountain Province
Promising New Kimberlite Found at Gahcho Kué
Geologists have discovered the first new kimberlite pipe in over 20 years at the Gahcho Kué mine in Canada,
News Jun 12, 2019 Rapaport News
Podcast June 2019
Podcast: Lightbox – the Synthetics King?
On the first anniversary since the launch of Lightbox, Rapaport’s Avi Krawitz sat with managing director Steve
News Jun 05, 2019 Avi Krawitz
Alrosa colored diamond polished
Alrosa to Sell Directly to Consumers
Alrosa is launching a source-of-origin program that will enable dealers and consumers to buy polished diamonds with detailed
News Jun 04, 2019 Rapaport News
Mahiar Borhanjoo
Venus Jewel Exec to Join DFL Group
Mahiar Borhanjoo is set to leave Venus Jewel International to become CEO of the DFL Group, the company behind
News Jun 02, 2019 Rapaport News
De Beers Tracr
De Beers Opening Blockchain to Industry
De Beers has launched an online resource for sharing information and tools that will help members of the
News Jun 02, 2019 Rapaport News
DTC Botswana sorting
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
News May 21, 2019 Joshua Freedman
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
News May 20, 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
News 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
News May 16, 2019 Rapaport News
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