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Production Rises at Rio Tinto
Diamond production at Rio Tinto rose 7% year on year to 4.6 million carats in the second quarter of 2018, driven
Mining Jul 17, 2018 Rapaport News
JA New York
New York Shows Unite in One Location
The JA New York Show will partner with the NY NOW home-and-lifestyle exhibition next year for an extended
Polished Markets Jul 17, 2018 Rapaport News
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Paramount Buys Modi Jeweler for $5M
Paramount Jewels has bought New York-based jewelry supplier A. Jaffe for $5.2 million, according to court documents.
Financial-Legal Jul 17, 2018 Rapaport News
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Surat Must Pivot to Marketing, Says Rapaport
Martin Rapaport has called on manufacturers in Surat to develop relationships with small US jewelers in an attempt to expand their sales
Polished Markets Jul 17, 2018 Rapaport News
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Why You Should Discount Discounting
It used to be that price was determined by supply and demand. That’s no longer the case; price is now used
Retail Jul 16, 2018 Jean Z. Poh
Swarovski 150
Swarovski Consolidates Its Lab-Grown Brands
Swarovski has transferred its lab-grown diamond line, Diama, to its Atelier Swarovski division as part of a restructuring of its
Retail Jul 16, 2018 Rapaport News
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Victoria McKay to Leave London Diamond Bourse
Victoria McKay has resigned as chief operating officer of the London Diamond Bourse (LDB), the exchange said
Polished Markets Jul 16, 2018 Rapaport News
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Alrosa Plans to Dominate Colored-Diamond Market
Alrosa is planning to become the world’s largest producer of polished colored diamonds, with the entire mine-to-customer process
Mining Jul 15, 2018 Leah Meirovich
Diamonds for Fantasy story 150
Unique Designs to Buy Modi Company Inventory
Jewelry manufacturer Unique Designs is the top contender to buy the assets of Nirav Modi subsidiary Fantasy, pending
Retail Jul 15, 2018 Rapaport News
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US-China Trade War May Hit Jewelry Industry
The Chinese diamond and jewelry industry is facing high import tariffs to the US as trade tension escalates between
Mining Jul 15, 2018 Rapaport News
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Peter Meeus to Head World Diamond Mark
The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) has appointed Peter Meeus as chairman of its World Diamond Mark
Polished Markets Jul 15, 2018 Rapaport News
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Rapaport Weekly Market Comment
Polished trading seasonally quiet. Asian demand driving activity during US vacation period. Chinese buyers shifting to lower
Polished Markets Jul 12, 2018 Rapaport News
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India: Weak Rupee Hits Local Market
Sentiment down somewhat as rupee currency devaluation (-7% since Jan. 1 to INR 68.8/$1) affects local transactions. Buyers
Research Jul 12, 2018 Rapaport News
Argyle Pinks 150
Rio Tinto to Sell Largest Argyle Vivid Pink
Rio Tinto will offer a 3.14-carat, vivid pink diamond at its 2018 tender, the largest stone of its
Mining Jul 12, 2018 Rapaport News
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Explosion Kills Worker at Alrosa Mine
An employee at Alrosa’s Udachny mine died Wednesday when explosives went off 580 meters below ground. The
Mining Jul 12, 2018 Rapaport News
Lucapa Continues Big-Diamond Streak
Lucapa Diamond Company has found a 114-carat stone at its Lulo mine in Angola, it said Wednesday. The diamond,
Mining Jul 11, 2018 Rapaport News
Barbara Wheat 150
Asian Jewelry Groups Launch International Council
Two Asian organizations have formed a cross-border gem and jewelry industry group, aiming to improve international relations
Polished Markets Jul 11, 2018 Rapaport News
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WJA Awards Total of $65K to 45 Women
The Women’s Jewelry Association (WJA) has revealed the winners of its 2018 Excellence Awards scholarships and
Polished Markets Jul 10, 2018 Rapaport News
Retail Division Drives Damiani Results
Sales rose at Italian jeweler Damiani Group during the past fiscal year as retail growth offset a decline
Retail Jul 10, 2018 Rapaport News
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Alrosa Revenue Rises in Strong Rough Market
Alrosa’s sales climbed 7% to $390.3 million in June amid robust demand for rough diamonds, the miner said
Mining Jul 10, 2018 Rapaport News
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