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Ruby and Sapphire Markets Transformed
Ruby and sapphire are among history’s most coveted gems, with fashioned stones dating back to ancient Greece, India, and Asia. Traditionally,
Analysis Jun 14, 2010 Russell Shor
Prices Up
May was notable for continued improvement in sales and in diamantaires’ confidence. “Business in general certainly has picked up,” according to David Goldstein, president
Features Jun 06, 2010 Margo DeAngelo
Balancing Markets
As market conditions improve in the diamond industry, Israeli cutters are carefully watching global trends to assess where they should focus their trading
Features Jun 06, 2010 Avi Krawitz
Move to Safe Havens
Diamond demand, along with prices, was climbing briskly when the debt crisis in Greece threw the world’s financial markets into a spin.
Features Jun 06, 2010 Gaston D’Aquino
Lagging Behind
What a difference a month makes! In the May edition of Rapaport Diamond Report, we described the optimism in the diamond industry being spurred by the chasing
Features Jun 03, 2010 Avi Krawitz
'Gloves at the Shoe' Entry Wins JIC Contest
The Jewelry Information Center (JIC) announced that the winning story of its Ultimate Proposal contest was submitted by Hayley Wood and titled
News May 07, 2010 Jeff Miller
A Fragile Recovery
A heavy gray cloud has hovered over Europe in the past week, culminating in the worst possible scenario. Rather than volcanic ash being
Analysis May 06, 2010 Avi Krawitz
The Bull That Wears Bling
The diamond market has largely followed trends on Wall Street throughout the recession, a practice that has continued in 2010 through this April’s
Features May 01, 2010 Avi Krawitz
Rapaport Weekly Market Report 04/30/2010
Between the LinesRough Market: Crying & BuyingReports from the market indicate that De Beers raised prices by up to 7 percent at this week’s Diamond Trading
Analysis Apr 30, 2010 Avi Krawitz
JIC Names 'Ultimate Proposal' Finalists
The Jewelry Information Center (JIC) unveiled the top ten story submissions to its "Ultimate Proposal Contest," which concluded the company's nationwide
News Apr 26, 2010 Jeff Miller
Clip Thy Wings, Immortal Eagle of Zeus
In Greek mythology, Zeus, considered the king of the gods, used a giant golden eagle as his personal messenger and animal companion. The imposing
Analysis Mar 18, 2010 Avi Krawitz
JIC Launches 'Ultimate Proposal' Contest
Jewelry Information Center (JIC) launched a nationwide search for the "best engagement proposal" story in the U.S through its "Ultimate Proposal" contest,
News Jan 19, 2010 Jeff Miller
Fair Enough
Before “going green” made the radar screen of eco-sensitive industrialists, a mining site near the mountainous Mugla province of Anatolia, Turkey, was operating
News Oct 01, 2008 Diana Jarrett
Take Note
In honor of Earth Day, the International Gemological Institute (IGI) announced plans for the IGI Eco Report series, diamond- and gemstone-grading reports
News May 01, 2008 Rapaport
GIA Expands Alumni Association
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) Alumni Association opened twelve new chapters so far this year, and it intends to open 30 more before the
News Apr 09, 2008 Jeff Miller
Upbeat Activity at Inhorgenta 2008 Closes Show on Positive Note
  Organizers of the 2008 inhorgenta europe fair reported some 30,000 visitors from 78 countries attended the show, which ran February 15-18, in Munich.
News Feb 22, 2008 Jeff Miller
Israel Jewelry Sales Get Local Boost
Israel’s jewelry industry has benefited from a surge in local sales over the past decade, a recent report showed as the country hopes to further
News Jul 05, 2007 Avi Krawitz
Royals and Blues Bring in the Green
While the royal jewels on offer were meant to steal the show, it was a grayish blue diamond that held the spotlight, taking center
News Jul 01, 2007 Ettagale Blauer
The Cento Cut
The Cento cut is a patented diamond design created by Italian jewelry designer Roberto Coin. Its name, which means 100 in Italian, sums up the
News Jul 01, 2007 Rapaport
Designer Lines
The ultra-cool days of artist Andy Warhol’s Factory and jewelry designer Robert Lee Morris’Artwear Gallery are being reincarnated. The Andy Warhol
News Dec 01, 2006 Amber Michelle
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