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Gem Diamonds 13.33ct pink diamond
Letšeng Pink Sells for Almost $9M
Gem Diamonds has announced the sale of a 13.33-carat pink diamond, discovered in February at its mine in Lesotho, for
News Mar 14, 2019 Rapaport News
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
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
Alrosa Nyurbinskaya open-pit mine
New Alrosa Client List Excludes Leviev Firm
Alrosa has stopped supplying rough diamonds to Lev Leviev’s LLD Diamonds through its contract-sales arrangement, as part
News Jan 31, 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
Stornoway
Weakness in Low-Value Stones Hits Stornoway
Stornoway Diamond Corporation’s sales fell in the final three months of last year as weakness in the Indian market
News Jan 20, 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
Lucara Karowe sorting
Lucara Completes First Sale on Clara Platform
Lucara Diamond Corp. recorded an 8% premium in the inaugural sale of rough on its new digital platform, which it completed
News Jan 08, 2019 Rapaport News
Stocks 2018.
Four Trends from a Tough Year for Stocks
Diamond-related shares mainly fell in 2018, in line with a global stock-market downturn. Investors fretted about trade tensions,
News Jan 02, 2019 Joshua Freedman
Alrosa Lomonosov deposit
Alrosa to Hold Back Supply in 2019
Alrosa plans to keep its rough-diamond sales in line with production in 2019 to avoid flooding the market with
News Dec 23, 2018 Leah Meirovich
Lesedi La Rona
Lesedi La Rona May Once Have Been 2,774ct.
The second-largest diamond in history was probably twice as big before it broke into pieces, researchers at the Gemological
News Dec 20, 2018 Joshua Freedman
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
Venetia
De Beers Raises Production Outlook
De Beers has increased its production forecasts for 2018 and the coming years, as the miner anticipates
News Dec 12, 2018 Joshua Freedman
Alrosa November
Alrosa Sees Upturn in Small-Stone Demand
Alrosa noted an improvement in demand for lower-value rough in November, even as total diamond sales dropped. Proceeds slid
News Dec 10, 2018 Rapaport News
Diamcor
Production Drop Hits Diamcor Sales
Diamcor’s sales fell in the second fiscal quarter as lower production at its mine in South Africa resulted in reduced
News Dec 02, 2018 Rapaport News
Mountain Province
Gahcho Kué Production Set to Rise
Production at the Gahcho Kué mine is likely to exceed expectations for 2018 before increasing steadily over the
News Nov 28, 2018 Rapaport News
Trans Hex
Miner Miscommunication: A Lack of Clarity
A bizarre press release from Alrosa landed in the Rapaport News inbox in early October, purporting to relay positive
News Nov 21, 2018 Joshua Freedman
De Beers
De Beers Cuts Prices of Cheaper Rough
De Beers significantly reduced prices of lower-quality rough diamonds at this week’s sight in response to a slowdown in the Indian manufacturing
News Nov 13, 2018 Joshua Freedman
Gem Diamonds Letseng
Large Stones Prove Profitable for Gem Diamonds
Gem Diamonds swung to a profit in the first half of the year, boosted by the sale of large, high-quality stones
News Sep 05, 2018 Rapaport News
Kimberley
Kimberley Rough Goes on Sale in Antwerp
Production from the Kimberley mining operations in South Africa will come to Antwerp for tender following Petra
News Aug 29, 2018 Rapaport News
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