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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
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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
Lightbox
De Beers’ Lightbox Chief Reveals 2019 Plans
De Beers shocked the industry in May by announcing it would launch a line of fashion jewelry featuring laboratory-grown diamonds. Lightbox
News Dec 27, 2018 Joshua Freedman
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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
Chow Tai Fook
Chow Tai Fook Joins De Beers Blockchain
De Beers has expanded its blockchain initiative into the Asian retail sector by signing up Chow Tai Fook,
News Dec 19, 2018 Rapaport News
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Analysis: Crypto Firms Betting on Diamonds
Somewhere between the volatility of cryptocurrencies and the stability of diamond prices lies an opportunity for investors. That
News Dec 11, 2018 Avi Krawitz
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De Beers Hires Tech Exec to Lead Blockchain
Tracr, De Beers’ blockchain platform, has appointed technology executive Jim Duffy to run the next phase of the
News Aug 16, 2018 Rapaport News
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Israel Bourse Ends Cryptocurrency Deal
The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) has terminated its partnership with Carats.io because the cryptocurrency company
News Jun 26, 2018 Joshua Freedman
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Hari Krishna Partners with Blockchain Firm
Hari Krishna (HK) Group will receive technological backing from blockchain company Everledger for its diamond-provenance
News May 31, 2018 Rapaport News
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MID Among Investors in New Payment App
Mobile payment app Mazalit has raised $1.9 million in funding from diamond companies, and aims to begin
News Mar 08, 2018 Joshua Freedman
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De Beers Is the New Kid on the Blockchain
Last month, dozens gathered in midtown Manhattan to learn more about De Beers’ Diamond Blockchain Initiative — a project that
News Feb 15, 2018 Jennifer Heebner
De Beers Unveils Blockchain Plans
De Beers Takes Further Blockchain Step
De Beers is piloting blockchain technology for the diamond industry, working with a small number of participants to test how
News Jan 16, 2018 Rapaport News
Sarine Galaxy
Sarine Unit to Sue over Alleged Fraud
Sarine Technologies subsidiary Galatea will be taking legal action against a manufacturer in Surat, India, claiming fraudulent use
News Jan 07, 2018 Rapaport News
Cutting Wheel
Diamond Midstream Improving Efficiency, Says Bain
Tough market conditions are forcing diamond traders and manufacturers to adjust their business models amid sluggish
News Dec 13, 2017 Rapaport News
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India Firm Launches Diamond-Cutting Robot
An Indian company claims to have developed the world’s first diamond-cutting robot powered by artificial intelligence (AI). The
News Dec 12, 2017 Rapaport News
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De Beers Taps Blockchain for Diamond Tracking
De Beers is investing in blockchain technology that will enable the industry to trace a diamond’s entire transaction history. In a blockchain,
News Dec 04, 2017 Rapaport News
Sarine Clarity
Polished Stocks Too Heavy for Sarine
Sarine Technologies' sales slid in the third quarter as a buildup of polished inventories resulted in manufacturers investing less in their
News Nov 14, 2017 Rapaport News
Bryan Morgan Signet
Ex-Signet COO Joins Stuller
Stuller has hired former Signet Jewelers executive Bryan Morgan as its chief systems and technology officer.
News Nov 05, 2017 Rapaport News
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‘Illegal Competition’ Dents Profits at Sarine
Sarine Technologies saw a drop in sales for the second quarter, placing part of the blame on Indian businessmen
News Aug 10, 2017 Rapaport News
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Israel Bourse Starts Up Innovation Hub
The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) is opening a technology incubator, providing both space and financial support for
News Jun 19, 2017 Rapaport News
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