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2H Slump Dents De Beers Sales Volume
De Beers’ sales volume fell 4% last year due to weakened demand for lower-value diamonds in the second half.
News Jan 24, 2019 Rapaport News
Alrosa colored diamond polished
Miners Seeking Profits Beyond Rough
De Beers has been dabbling in the retail end of the diamond industry for more than 15 years, but
News Jan 23, 2019 Leah Meirovich
ABN Amro
Synthetics Threat Will Grow, Says ABN Amro
The impact of lab-grown diamonds on the industry will significantly increase in the next two years, according to ABN
News Jan 17, 2019 Rapaport News
Mountain Province
High-Value Rough Lifts Mountain Province
Stronger prices for higher-value rough diamonds boosted Mountain Province’s 2018 sales, as the company sold its
News Jan 16, 2019 Rapaport News
Alrosa to Launch Zimbabwe Operations
Alrosa to Restart Zimbabwe Operations
Alrosa will resume diamond-mining operations in Zimbabwe after a two-year break from the country. The Russian miner
News Jan 15, 2019 Rapaport News
Patrick Evans
Ex-Dominion CEO to Launch Lab-Grown Venture
The former CEO of Dominion Diamond Mines is launching a lab-grown-diamond venture targeting the bridal market, the Financial
News Jan 15, 2019 Rapaport News
Forevermark Engagement Ring
Forevermark US Sales Increased in 2018
Sales of Forevermark jewelry rose 8% year on year in the US in 2018, according to the brand’s owner, De Beers. That growth
News Jan 13, 2019 Rapaport News
Tiffany program
Tiffany to Disclose Origin of Diamonds
Tiffany & Co has begun disclosing the geographical origin of its diamonds to consumers, pledging to go beyond the standard
News Jan 09, 2019 Rapaport News
Sorting at DTC Botswana
De Beers Green-Lights Disclosure-Rule Changes
De Beers has approved plans to allow sightholders to refer to its goods as “DTC diamonds,” a company spokesperson confirmed with
News Jan 08, 2019 Joshua Freedman
Zoara
E-Commerce Site Zoara Closes
Dalumi Group has shut down Zoara, its jewelry retail platform, the Israel-based diamond company said.The
News Jan 06, 2019 Rapaport News
Lightbox
De Beers’ Lightbox Chief Reveals 2019 Plans
De Beers shocked the industry in May by announcing it would launch a line of fashion jewelry featuring laboratory-grown diamonds. Lightbox
News Dec 27, 2018 Joshua Freedman
Pluczenik Marketing
Pluczenik Appeals Nagel Court Ruling
A five-year dispute between diamond manufacturer Pluczenik and broker W. Nagel is set to continue, despite a recent court ruling.
News Dec 26, 2018 Avi Krawitz
Niru Loupe
Niru Group, EZ Diamonds Join Forces
Two of the largest suppliers of better-quality, small polished diamonds have combined their operations, signaling further consolidation
News Dec 26, 2018 Avi Krawitz
De Beers Alrosa sales dates
De Beers, Alrosa Reveal 2019 Sale Schedules
De Beers and Alrosa have released the dates of their rough-diamond sales for 2019. Next year, De Beers
News Dec 25, 2018 Rapaport News
Eurostar
Eurostar Enters Administration as Debts Mount
Eurostar Diamond Traders has entered restructuring proceedings in Belgium, having amassed substantial debts, according to the company’s
News Dec 25, 2018 Joshua Freedman
Pluczenik lawsuit
Court Orders Pluczenik to Pay $3M Broker Fees
Diamond manufacturer Pluczenik must pay $3.3 million to a broker that claimed the company breached a pact made
News Dec 24, 2018 Rapaport News
Podcast
Podcast: Scandal, Synthetics and No-Shows
Whether it’s a blessing or curse, we’re certainly living in interesting times, and 2018 delivered a host of standout developments
Features Dec 20, 2018 Rapaport News
Chow Tai Fook
Chow Tai Fook Joins De Beers Blockchain
De Beers has expanded its blockchain initiative into the Asian retail sector by signing up Chow Tai Fook,
News Dec 19, 2018 Rapaport News
De Beers sight 150
De Beers Sales Rise After Diwali Break
De Beers sold $540 million of rough diamonds in its December cycle, buoyed by the return of Indian manufacturers from
News Dec 18, 2018 Rapaport News
Top 10 2018 montage
Top 10 Stories of 2018: A Year of Synthetics
This was the year in which synthetic diamonds went mainstream. De Beers launched its Lightbox brand, the
News Dec 18, 2018 Joshua Freedman
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