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Debswana
De Beers Extends Jwaneng Mine Life
Debswana, De Beers’ joint venture with Botswana, has launched a new project set to extend the life of its
News Mar 18, 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
News Mar 17, 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
News Mar 13, 2019 Avi Krawitz
DiamondDect5
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
News Mar 12, 2019 Joshua Freedman
Venetia
Weak Demand Weighs on De Beers Sales
De Beers’ sales fell for the second consecutive month, as high rough prices and slim midstream profits
News Mar 06, 2019 Joshua Freedman
DPA synthetics detectors study Mar 2019
DPA Puts Synthetics Detectors to the Test
A synthetics detector costing less than $7,000 is one of only two machines that conclusively identified 100% of lab-grown
News Mar 05, 2019 Rapaport News
Rapaport Feb magazine
Synthetics: A Special Report from Rapaport
The Rapaport Group has published a special report delving into the key issues around lab-grown diamonds.
News Feb 28, 2019 Rapaport
De Beers
De Beers Merges South Africa, Canada Assets
De Beers will combine its mining ventures in South Africa and Canada to streamline operational management and increase
News Feb 26, 2019 Rapaport News
Lightbox
De Beers: No Need to Flag Synthetics Treatments
De Beers claims it doesn’t need to disclose treatments to its lab-grown diamonds, placing itself at odds with many synthetics
News Feb 26, 2019 Joshua Freedman
Lab-Grown Meat
Synthetics: The Meat of the Matter
In a bold and somewhat savvy move back in January 2018, Tyson Foods, one of the largest food-processing companies
Analysis Feb 21, 2019 Avi Krawitz
De Beers Veneita
Higher Costs Hit De Beers Profit
De Beers’ earnings fell in 2018 due to the costs of new initiatives such as its Lightbox synthetics business. Underlying
News Feb 21, 2019 Rapaport News
Sotheby's
Rare 88ct. Diamond to Lead Sotheby’s Hong Kong
A flawless white diamond with a high estimate of nearly $13 million will head up April’s Magnificent Jewels and
News Feb 20, 2019 Rapaport News
GIA
GIA Sheds Light on De Beers’ Synthetics
Two white lab-grown diamonds from De Beers’ Lightbox brand have G color and VS clarity, the Gemological Institute
News Feb 07, 2019 Joshua Freedman
TCWR 150
Canada’s Ice Road Opens for Milestone Year
February is a crucial time for Canada’s diamond mines. Located in the most remote region of the country’s frozen
News Feb 07, 2019 Leah Meirovich
Loupe & Polished diamonds
Diamond Prices Slide as Year Begins with Caution
RAPAPORT PRESS RELEASE, February 5, 2019, Las Vegas … Polished-diamond prices softened in January as US restocking proved slower than
Press Release Feb 05, 2019 Rapaport
De Beers for the NewsBrief
De Beers Sales Slump Amid Market Weakness
De Beers’ rough-diamond sales slowed in January as a disappointing holiday season piled further pressure on the midstream. Proceeds fell
News Jan 29, 2019 Joshua Freedman
Victor mine
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
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