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Graff Profits Soar After Retail Expansion
Global store openings helped fuel a jump in revenue and profit at Graff Diamonds International last year, according
News Jun 12, 2018 Rapaport News
Safdico Botswana Recognized For Crucial Contribution to Botswana
Press Release: Safdico Botswana and the Diamond Technology Park's director and CEO Rutang Moses credited
Press Release Oct 12, 2014 Safdico
Rutang K. Moses
Profile: Rutang K. Moses
Safdico is a diamond company with facilities in Botswana, South Africa, Mauritius, Geneva, New York, London, Antwerp and
Profiles Nov 27, 2013 Rapaport News
Graff Opens Second Leadership Center in Botswana
Laurence Graff's FACET (For Africa's Children Every Time) Foundation opened its second Graff Leadership Centre
News Oct 18, 2011 Deena Taylor
196ct Letseng
SAFDICO Buys Letšeng Special Diamonds for $23M
Gem Diamonds has sold two large rough white diamonds from its Letšeng mine in Lesotho for
News Nov 25, 2010 Avi Krawitz
Building Botswana
Parked outside the News Café in Gaborone, BMWs, SUVs and Peugeots line the street. Inside, the trendsetters of “Gabs,” as Botswana’s capital city
Features Sep 01, 2010 Avi Krawitz
Market Comments 7/8/2010
Trading activity slows, demand for rough eases and polished prices soften slightly as U.S. summer vacations begin. De Beers Diamdel unit sells
News Jul 08, 2010
Safdico to Open Israel Office
Diamond manufacturing company Safdico will soon open an office in the Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE), the company's chief executive officer (CEO), Brian
News Jul 06, 2010 Avi Krawitz
Hope Comes to Lesotho
The earth giveth and now Laurence Graff, who has profited enormously from the treasures taken from the earth, is giving back.
Features May 01, 2010 Ettagale Blauer
A Cut to Profits
Beneficiation — the word is rough on the tongue and equally rough on diamond cutters. For Southern Africa, beneficiation represents the promise of jobs and
Analysis May 01, 2010 Ettagale Blauer
DTC's 2010 Sightholders
The Diamond Trading Company (DTC) announced on Monday that it has extended its contract with existing sightholders for an additional year, specifically until
News Apr 12, 2010 Avi Krawitz
Safdico Looks to Bring Graff to Botswana
Safdico, a diamond manufacturing company that is partly owned by Lawrence Graff, is looking to open a Graff Leadership Center in Botswana following the opening of the first
News Mar 16, 2010 Avi Krawitz
Botswana Pushes Creation of Diamond-Trading Market
As the keynote speaker at the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) meeting in Antwerp in November, Dr. Akolang Tombale pulled no punches about his country’s
News Nov 30, 2009 Avi Krawitz
Ronald Friedman Speech Addresses the Big Stone Market
  The following  speech was delivered by Ronald Friedman, president of the DMIA, at the Rapaport International Diamond Conference in New York on September 10, 2009. Honored
Analysis Sep 10, 2009 Ronald Friedman
Southern Africa Market Report
The effect that the global recession is having on the diamond industry is nowhere more evident than in Botswana, whose economy relies heavily on the
News Mar 01, 2009 Avi Krawitz
Diamonds in 2008: Between a Rock and a Hard Place
 If there was any doubt, 2008 certainly proved we live in interesting times. To borrow from another clichéd Chinese saying,"the times have produced
News Jan 06, 2009 Avi Krawitz
Graff Buys 478ct Letseng Gem for $18M
Laurence Graff once again scooped the hottest diamond on the market, buying the 478-carat 'Leseli la Letseng' from Gem Diamonds. Graff bought
News Dec 02, 2008 Avi Krawitz
Letseng Diamond Mine Produces 478ct Whopper
The Letseng diamond mine in Lesotho has again lived up to its ‘big-stone’ reputation, producing the largest rough diamond of the year and the
News Sep 21, 2008 Avi Krawitz
Graff Unveils Lesotho Promise Necklace
Graff Diamonds has transformed the 603-carat Lesotho Promise diamond into a 26-piece diamond necklace, the jeweler revealed last week. The Lesotho
News Aug 05, 2008 Avi Krawitz
DTC Winners, Losers for 2008-2011 Contract
The Diamond Trading Company (DTC) made the long awaited confirmation of its sightholder list this week, as sight recipients received their first
News May 01, 2008 Avi Krawitz
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