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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
Argyle 150
Diamond Resources Might Not Be Forever
While it’s true that value comes from rarity, no natural resource lasts forever, and the rare
News Aug 14, 2018 Leah Meirovich
Firestone 150
Firestone Sees Strong Bigger-Stone Demand
Sales were strong at Firestone Diamonds in the fourth fiscal quarter amid robust demand for larger rough
News Jul 24, 2018 Rapaport News
Marange
Zimbabwe Output Soars in First Half
Zimbabwe’s state diamond producer recorded a 44% increase in output in the first half of 2018 following investments in mining
News Jul 22, 2018 Rapaport News
Namibia
Namibia Predicts Diamond-Sector Slowdown
Economic growth from Namibia’s diamond-mining sector will slow this year due to depletion of resources from inland
News Jul 09, 2018 Rapaport News
De Beers Botswana 150
De Beers, Botswana Prep for New Sales Deal
Botswana once again finds itself at a crossroads. The sparsely populated, landlocked country is in a constant battle to ensure the
News Jul 09, 2018 Avi Krawitz
Alrosa 150
Alrosa Finds Diamond Shaped Like Soccer Ball
Alrosa has unearthed a rough diamond bearing an uncanny resemblance to a soccer ball, and with flawless timing: bang
News Jul 08, 2018 Rapaport News
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