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The Syndicate of the Belgian Diamond Industry
Bart De Hantsetters
Chairman
- The Syndicate of the Belgian Diamond Industry [SBD]
  
Global Diamond Industry lays Foundation for Kimberley Process 2.0 during KP Intersessional Meeting in Antwerp
Antwerp was the host city for the Kimberley Process (KP) Intersessional meeting. This year, the European Union occupied the KP Chair.   
Lucara Announces Appointment of Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy
Lucara Diamond Corp. ("Lucara" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Ayesha Hira as Lucara's Vice President of  
Israel to Hold Diamond Auction at JCK Las Vegas
The Israeli Diamond Industry will again be among the largest international exhibitors at the JCK Las Vegas show (June 1-4, 2018,) the most important trade   
2018 CIBJO Congress to take place in Bogotá, Colombia, October 15-17
CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, will hold its 2018 annual congress in Bogotá, Colombia, October 15-17, with pre-congress meetings beginning   
DMCC's DUBAI DIAMOND EXCHANGE (DDE) ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Dubai Diamond Exchange (DDE), a DMCC platform, and the only bourse in the Middle East affiliated with the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB)   
GJEPC in association with Bharat Diamond Bourse organizes the 3rd Edition of Diamond Detection EXPO & Symposium
The 3rd Edition of Diamond Detection EXPO & Symposium organized by The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) in association with Bharat   
WFDB Announces 2018 World Diamond Congress to be Held in in Mumbai in October
The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) has announced that the 2018 World Diamond Congress, the biannual meeting of the WFDB and the   
GJEPC organises 3rd edition of India SAARC- Middle East Buyer Seller Meet at Hyderabad
In an effort to develop new trust and understanding at a cultural, business & professional level and to explore future business opportunities, 
Lucara Recovers a 327 Carat Diamond From Karowe
Lucara Diamond Corp. is very pleased to announce the recovery of a 327 carat, top white gem diamond (picture attached), from its 100% owned   
IDE Announces Diamond Inspection Period Extended to 30 Days
The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) announced today that an agreement has been reached with the Diamond Controller extending the tax-free inspection   
GEM DIAMONDS LIMITED announces the Recovery of high quality 149 carat diamond
Gem Diamonds Limited recently announced the recovery of an exceptional quality 149 carat, D colour Type IIa diamond, with excellent shape, from the   
Recovery of exceptional quality 910 carat diamond
Gem Diamonds Limited (LSE: GEMD) is pleased to announce the recovery of an exceptional quality 910 carat, D colour Type IIa diamond from the   
Boost to Generic Promotion Campaigns Top of Agenda at WFDB ExCo Meeting & Asia - Pacific Presidents' Summit
The world Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) Executive Committee Meeting and Asia-Pacific Presidents' Summit held in Macau on September  
CIBJO President expresses support for De Beers plan to develop diamond traceability system based on blockchain technology
CIBJO President Gaetano Cavalieri has voiced the World Jewellery Confederation's support for a De Beers development project that employs blockchain technology,   
EDWARD JOHNSON JOINS THE RESPONSIBLE JEWELLERY COUNCIL (RJC) AS DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Edward Johnson joins the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) as Director of Business Development to expand its expertise and drive growth for the   
AHMED BIN SULAYEM TAKES OVER PRESIDENCY OF THE DUBAI DIAMOND EXCHANGE
The Dubai Diamond Exchange (‘DDE’), a DMCC ('Dubai Multi Commodities Centre') platform, confirmed today further to its announcement at the   
DIAMCOR ANNOUNCES ROUGH DIAMOND TENDER RESULTS
Diamcor Mining Inc., (the “Company”) announces the results of the tender and sale of rough diamonds recovered prior to November 9, 2017 from  
DMCC’s dubai diamond conference concludes with Inauguration of uae’s first diamond polishing facility And a rare 163-carat gem on display
The second day of the Dubai Diamond Conference 2017 ('DDC 2017') under the theme ‘Shaping the future of an interconnected marketplace’ organised by   
HRD Antwerp expands services in Dubai & the Middle Eastern Region
The New Jeweller Bureau spoke to Mehmet Can Ozdemir, Managing Director - HRD Antwerp - Middle East Operationsin the GCC region and the Middle East to   
Lucara Announces Sale of 1,109 carat Lesedi La Rona
Lucara Diamond Corp. recently announced that the historic 1,109 carat Lesedi La Rona recovered from the Karowe mine in Botswana in November 2015  
World Diamond Mark launches Chinese-language website WDM websites in Arabic and Spanish are in the pipeline
The World Diamond Mark Foundation (WDM) has launched a full-fledged mirror site in Chinese. The site, accessible from the WDM home page, is the result  
Fancy color diamond price index unchanged during Q2 2017
Analysis of pricing data by the Fancy Color Research Foundation (FCRF) for the second quarter of 2017 indicates overall pricing stability across all categories  
WDM announces new WDM Authorised Diamond Dealers New members hail from Belgium, Canada, Italy and Russia
The World Diamond Mark Foundation (WDM) announced that a group of renowned retail jewellers from Belgium, Canada, Italy and Russia have joined  
CIBJO President meets with Thailand's Minister of Commerce in preparation of 2017 CIBJO Congress in Bangkok
CIBJO President Gaetano Cavalieri has met in Bangkok with Mrs. Apiradi Tantraporn, the Minister of Commerce of the Republic of Thailand, to   
Stellar Diamonds plc announced Agreement to Sell Guinea Assets for US$2 million Receipt of US$250,000 Exclusivity Fee
Stellar Diamonds plc, the diamond development company focused on West Africa, announces that it has entered into a conditional binding Term Sheet with BDG Capital Limited  
WDM and Museum of Named Diamonds to cooperate on collecting retailers' diamond stories at JCK Las Vegas
The World Diamond Mark Foundation (WDM) and the Museum of Named Diamonds (MoND) announced they will be joining forces to collect  
World Diamond Mark launches Part of You™ campaign on www.passion.diamonds B2C web platform and through digital channels
The World Diamond Mark Foundation (WDM) has soft-launched its global diamond promotion campaign with the emphasis on diamond  
DIAMCOR ANNOUNCES ROUGH DIAMOND TENDER RESULTS AND OPERATIONAL PROGRESS UPDATE
Diamcor Mining Inc. is pleased to announce the results of its second tender and sale of rough diamonds from the processing of material in the +1.0mm to -45.0mm  
Lucara Achieves US$54.8 Million from Its First Exceptional Stone Tender of 2017
Lucara Diamond Corp. ("Lucara" or the "Company") is pleased to announce results from its first Exceptional Stone Tender ("EST") of Karowe diamonds in 2017   
Gem Diamonds Recovers high quality 80 carat diamond
Gem Diamonds Limited (LSE: GEMD) is pleased to announce the recovery of a high-quality 80 carat, D colour Type II diamond from the Letšeng mine in Lesotho  
DIAMOND EMPOWERMENT FUND ANNOUNCES POWERHOUSE LINE-UP OF HONOREES FOR “DIAMONDS DO GOOD” AWARDS IN LAS VEGAS
D.E.F’s “Diamonds Do Good” Corporate Legacy of Philanthropy Award celebrates the actions a company’s takes to better the lives of the local community while making a difference on the global stage. For over 100 years, Helzberg Diamonds has epitomized this ideal. Barnett Helzberg’s good business skills and sense of community responsibility helped grow his Kansas City-based jewelry stores even during the Great Depression,  
DIAMCOR PROVIDES UPDATE ON OPERATIONAL EXPANSIONS, ROUGH DIAMOND TENDERS, AND NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
Diamcor Mining Inc. (TSX-V.DMI / OTCQX-DMIFF), (the “Company”) is pleased to announce that further to the installation of significant additional operational  
GEM DIAMONDS LIMITED announced the Appointment of Chairman
Gem Diamonds is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Harry Kenyon-Slaney as an independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the  
CIBJO President meets with Fisheries Minister of Fiji, pledges support for development of responsible pearl industry
CIBJO President Gaetano Cavalieri has met in Hong Kong with Semi Koroilavesau, the Minister of Fisheries of the Republic of Fiji   
BrilliANT - 9th ADTF: January 28-30, 2018
Less than a week after the successful conclusion of the eighth edition of BrilliAnt - the Antwerp Diamond Trade Fair, the Organizing Committee   
GEM DIAMONDS LIMITED
Q4 2016 Trading Update
Gem Diamonds Limited recently provided the following Trading Update detailing the Group's operational and sales performance for the Period  
DIAMCOR PROVIDES UPDATE ON OPERATIONAL EXPANSIONS AND ROUGH DIAMOND TENDERS FOR THIRD FISCAL QUARTER
Diamcor Mining Inc. is pleased to announce that the installation of additional operational equipment and expansions underway at the Company’s Krone-Endora  
The Natural Color Diamond Association (NCDIA) announced the results of the 2017 Board of Directors Election
Alan Bronstein of Aurora Gems was elected President of NCDIA. Newly elected Board member Jose Batista of Rio Diamond Corp. was elected Vice President.  
GEM DIAMONDS LIMITED announces Q3 2016 Trading Update
Gem Diamonds Limited is pleased to provide the following Trading Update detailing the Group's operational performance for the Period 1 July 2016  
German jewellery retailer Designer Diamonds awarded WDM Authorised Diamond Dealer status
Designer Diamonds, a family-owned engagement and wedding ring retailer headquartered in Munich,   
LACE DIAMOND MINE, DIAMOND SALES AND PROJECT UPDATE
DiamondCorp, the Southern African diamond mining, development and exploration company, is pleased to advise  
Jewellery's role in supporting developing economies must be part of its public image, says CIBJO President at Rendez-Vous Gemmologiques de Paris
While jewellery is a luxury product and non-essential to those who purchase it, the jewellery and gemstone sectors are industries that are essential 
IGDA ADDS EIGHT NEW MEMBERS
The International Grown Diamond Association (IGDA), an industry-wide association formed by diamond growers, lab-grown diamond distributors 
2016 CIBJO Congress to take place in Yerevan, Armenia, October 26-28
CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, will hold its 2016 annual congress in Yerevan, Armenia, October  
Fancy Color Diamond Index: Blue fancy color diamond prices rose 1.7% in Q1 2016
Yellow fancy color diamond prices decline by 1.8%, driven mainly by 1-3 carat fancy yellow, The Fancy Color Diamond Index  
India Gem & Jewellery exports declines by 3.46% to USD 38,599.18 mn
India Exports of gems and jewellery dropped 3.46% in FY16 to USD 38,599.18 mn as compared to USD 39,980.63  
WJH honors Panama's Minister of Commerce & Industry, together with foreign ambassadors and diplomats
The World Jewelry Hub has marked Diplomatic Day in Panama by hosting the country's Minister of Commerce  
Botswana Geoscience Portal goes live
Geosoft announced the launch of the Botswana Geoscience Portal, a partnership initiative with the Botswana Geoscience Institute 
'CSR for the Jewellery Professional,' a six-lesson course, launched online by WJCEF, CIBJO's educational arm
WJCEF (World Jewellery Confederation Education Foundation), the educational arm of CIBJO,  
IDE President Yoram Dvash Calls for Additional Financing for Global Diamond Industry
Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) President Yoram Dvash has called for an increase in credit lines to finance the diamond industry worldwide. Referring 
Jacques Korn Appointed President of Antwerp Diamond Bourse
The Antwerp Diamond Bourse (Beurs voor Diamanthandel) has made two new appointments to its Board of Directors.  
LACE DIAMOND MINE, MARCH QUARTER DIAMOND SALES AND PROJECT UPDATE
DiamondCorp, the Southern African diamond mining, development and exploration company, is pleased to provide the following  
India Gem & Jewellery Awards concludes in Jaipur, India
The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) hosted the 'India Gem & Jewellery Awards (IGJA)  
GJEPC URGES GOVT. TO WITHDRAW EXCISE TAX ON JEWELLERY
Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) recently, stated that the imposition of 1% excise duty on jewellery  
HRD Antwerp and Hong Kong Indian Diamond Association (HKIDA) sign exclusive screening service agreement
HRD Antwerp, Europe’s Leading Authority in Diamond Certification, and the Hong Kong Indian Diamond Association  
WFDB Asia Summit Emphasises Importance of Upcoming Congress Themes of Transparency, Responsibility, Sustainability
The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) has taken further steps to refine its strategy going forward at its Asia Summit  
Responsible environmental practices in coral and pearl sectors focus of CIBJO/Italian Trade Commission seminar in Hong Kong
The implementation of environmentally sound practices in both the coral harvesting and pearl farming  
Baoulé Diamond Sale Set For March
Stellar Diamonds plc, the London listed (AIM: STEL) diamond development company focused on West Africa,  
Lucara Reports Strong Operational Results in a Year of Historic Diamond Recoveries
Lucara Diamond Corp. reported full year revenues of $224 million for the year and cash of $134.5 million.
Diamond industry launches Israel Diamond Jewelry Association at International Diamond Week in Israel
The International Diamond Week in Israel (IDWI) is focusing attention this time on diamond jewelry  
Rio Tinto delivers underlying earnings of $4.5 billion and maintains 2015 full year dividend at 215 US cents per share
Rio Tinto chief executive Sam Walsh said “Against a highly challenging environment, Rio Tinto delivered a strong performance in 2015  
Lucara Announces Date for Its First Exceptional Stone Tender in 2016
Lucara Diamond Corp. has announced the dates for its first Exceptional Stone Tender ("EST") of 2016. Viewing will take place in Gaborone  
Private equity investment into mining doubles in 2015 Total invested reaches $4.5bn
International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has recently (8 February 2016) released its annual ‘Private Equity in Mining’ report revealing that over $3.15bn of private equity investment was injected into mining projects during 2015 over 119 deals.
The research, published at the start of Investing in African Mining, Indaba 2016 in Cape Town, shows a 238% increase in activity
LACE DIAMOND MINE PROJECT UPDATE
DiamondCorp, the Southern African diamond mining, development and exploration company,  
Stellar Diamonds Update on Tongo Mining Licence Application, Sierra Leone
Stellar Diamonds plc, the London listed diamond development company focused on West Africa,  
55 carat diamond recovered from Baoulé kimberlite in Guinea
Stellar Diamonds plc, the London listed (AIM: STEL) diamond development company focused on West Africa  
CIBJO President to participate in International Diamond Week in Israel,heading a buyers' delegation from Italy
Gaetano Cavalieri, President of CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, has confirmed that he will head a delegation of buyers from Italy
DIAMCOR ANNOUNCES SECOND ROUGH DIAMOND TENDER RESULTS OF ITS THIRD FISCAL QUARTER
Diamcor Mining Inc. (TSX-V.DMI / OTCQX-DMIFF), (the “Company”) announces the results of the second rough diamond tender
DE BEERS SECURES FUTURE FOR KIMBERLEY MINES

De Beers Consolidated Mines (DBCM), a 26% BEE (black economic empowered) company, has signed an agreement to sell Kimberley Mines
GIA & TCS Notifies Indian Gem & Jewellery Trade of Invalidated Grading Reports

GIA recently invalidated grading reports for 1042 diamonds after discovering that colour and clarity of these stones  
Lucara Adds US$30 Million to 2015 Revenue From Latest Exceptional Stone Tender

Lucara Diamond Corp. recently announced the results from its second Exceptional Stone Tender of 2015.
GJEPC Chairman Praveenshankar Pandya sets the correction and growth agenda for the G&J industry
Praveenshankar Pandya, the newly elected Chairperson and Russel Mehta, Vice Chairperson of the GJEPC
Sodiam C.A.R. responds to Amnesty International’s diamond report
Sodiam C.A.R. (Société Centrafricaine Du Diamant) has responded to the report “Chains of Abuse” published recently by Amnesty International describing it as failing to take account of the realities of the diamond industry and as reflecting a politically motivated agenda.
The report, which focused on the global diamond supply chain, included criticisms of Sodiam C.A.R.’s  
Antwerp Diamond Report 2014

The impressive figures booked by the Antwerp diamond community speak for themselves, yet they do not tell the whole story of 2014.  
PANAMA OPENS ITS DOORS TO ROBERTO COIN
Among the various events taking place in Panama, the year 2015 the arrival of the famous Italian brand Roberto Coin
Gem Diamonds announces sale of the 357CT LETŠENG DIAMOND
Gem Diamonds Limited (LSE: GEMD) is pleased to announce the sale of an exceptional 357carat white diamond
Antwerp remains most important rough diamond trade hub
This is according to the 2014 annual figures from the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme, which monitors and maps out diamond production and distribution worldwide.
SIGNET JEWELERS REPORTS SECOND QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS
Signet Jewelers Limited (“Signet”) (NYSE and LSE: SIG), the world's largest retailer of diamond jewelry
DE BEERS TO MAKE MAJOR INVESTMENT IN DIAMOND MARKETING OVER HOLIDAY SEASON

The De Beers Group of Companies recently announced that it will make a major investment in a holiday marketing campaign  
Antwerp diamond industry second quarter figures follow first quarter trend
The trade figures for rough diamonds are in line with the figures from the first quarter of 2015. Exports as well as imports of rough diamonds declined with respect to last year
PHILIPPE MELLIER: SUSTAINABLE RETURNS ACROSS THE DIAMOND PIPELINE ARE KEY TO INVESTMENT
Addressing the second day of the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) and International Diamond Manufacturers Association (IDMA) Presidents meeting in Tel Aviv
World Federation of Diamond Bourses Presidents Debate Industry Concerns At Working Session
Leaders of exchanges around the globe heard an outline of developments over the past year from World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB)
Presidents' Meeting is critical platform to discuss manufacturers' future Majority of IDMA members gathering in Tel Aviv

2015 Presidents' Meeting kick starting recently at the Tel Aviv Hilton hotel, IDMA President Maxim Shkadov and Secretary General Ronnie VanderLinden  
Industry Financing and Falling Profitability to be Leading Debates at Presidents Meeting, Says WFDB President Ernie Blom
World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) President Ernie Blom says the participation of De Beers Group CEO Philippe Mellier
Major Israel Diamond Delegation to June Hong Kong

The Israel Diamond Institute Group of Companies (IDI) will host 67 companies in an expanded diamond pavilion at the June Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair
‘Make in India’ shines at the GJEPC’s ‘India Pavilion’ at JCK Las Vegas 2015
Gem & Jewelry Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), the apex body of gem and jewelry industry in India has strived to establish India
Diamond Trade Finance Revolutionised With DMCC Tradeflow Loans for Diamonds

Financing the trade in rough diamonds took a major step forward in Dubai recently as DMCC Tradeflow,  
Presidents' Meeting to address competitive position of diamonds in luxury consumer product markets

The hosts and organizers of the 2015 Presidents' Meeting -- IDE and the IsDMA -- have invited Frank Müller
Antwerp Further Strengthens Strong Ties With Canadian Miners
Canada is the third largest diamond producer in the world and one of the most important suppliers of rough diamonds to Antwerp.
The Gem & Jewellery Industry Ends Fy 2014-15 On An Optimistic Note, Despite Tumultuous Global Economic Conditions
The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) recently released the annual performance for the Indian Gem & Jewellery sector
DMCC to Host Three Seminars on Diamond Finance in 2015

The Dubai Diamond Exchange, a DMCC initiative, is planning to hold three seminars on diamond financing this year,
Antwerp diamond industry announces first quarter figures

First-quarter exports as well as imports of rough diamonds in 2015 declined in comparison to the first quarter of 2014.
Scandinavian national jewellery associations unite to form Nordic Jewellery Federation in CIBJO
National jewellery associations from Denmark, Norway, Finland and Sweden have come to together as united bloc within CIBJO,
GJEPC welcomes the SNZ regulatory framework and taxation regime
The recently announced Foreign Trade Policy for 2015-20 aims to support services and exports along with improving the ease of doing business,
Israel Takes Steps to Revive Diamond Manufacturing

An advanced “one-stop shop” for diamond manufacturing, recently opened near the Israel Diamond Complex in Ramat Gan,
Belgian Court Order Executed As Diamonds Return To Zimbabwe

The final installment of 500,000 carats of seized diamonds with an estimated value of a little under $29 million has finally been returned to Zimbabwe,
International Colored Gemstone Association Initiates Special Policy To Develop Next Generation of ICA Members
The International Colored Gemstone Association (ICA) to encourage younger members of the international colored gemstone industry
IDE and ALROSA sign MoU to advance closer cooperation
MoU was signed on the 2nd day of IDW in Israel by delegation head Andrey Polyakov, ALROSA vice president, and IDE president Shmuel Schnitzer.
Record figures confirm leadership of Antwerp diamond industry

Over the past 12 months, Antwerp clearly confirmed its leadership role in the global diamond trade & remains the preferred partner for diamond trade worldwide
CIBJO and Fiera di Vicenza set to launch first web-based CSR compliance system
The system, which provides comprehensive ethical market and transparent supply-chain and chain of custody solutions, was developed by Branded Trust Assurance Systems.
Three major diamond bourses to cooperate for first time at February's International Diamond Week
"The diamond business is changing fast," IDE President Shmuel Schnitzer said. "However, the business model of diamond exchange remains valid."
Israel’s Diamond Exports Rose Slightly in 2014

U.S. Remains Largest Market with 38 Percent
14 of the world's largest diamond companies, among firms moving into new Panama Gem & Jewelry Center

With construction of the Phase I building of the Panama Gem & Jewelry Center now complete,
Seminar at VICENZAORO January to focus on implementing ethical Social Responsibility standards
The seminar is being organised by CIBJO, and Fiera di Vicenza, and will be presented by Greg Valerio and Dr. Donald Feaver.
DUBAI DIAMOND EXCHANGE (DDE) SUPPORTS DE BEERS DIAMOND FINANCING SEMINAR
De Beers Bankers Executive briefing on diamond financing hosted at Almas Tower
Positive rough diamond trade figures in November, polished numbers down
November trade figures of the Antwerp diamond sector illustrate two tendencies.
IDI Launches Holiday B2C Sales Platform

Israeli Diamond Industry is gearing up for Cyber Monday with a pop-up B2C e-commerce platform for loose diamonds and diamond jewelry,
Industry organizations pledge unequivocal support to WDC and its mission

Members of WDC, gathering in Delhi, India, for an informal meeting, have issued a statement emphasizing their strong and unequivocal support
Bain & Company forecasts positive outlook for Diamond Sector, the fourth annual report released
Looking ahead to the next decade, the outlook should remain strong, as long as the industry can step up its focus on driving demand
AWDC Wins Best Belgian Sustainability Report Award
In the ‘other organizations’ category, jury considers AWDC’s report a clear, well-structured and excellent example of a good GRI G4 report
WDC campaigns for strengthened Kimberley Process Certification Scheme, at 2014 KP Plenary Meeting

WDC President Edward Asscher headed the delegation of 12 diamond and jewelry industry representatives from around the world
Antwerp Diamond Sector’s October Figures Drop Slightly Due to Holiday Season
Rough diamond trade figures also show a decline compared to October 2013
Edward Asscher addresses Kimberley Process Plenary in Guangzhou, China
He was speaking to the 2014 Plenary Meeting of the Kimberley Process, which opened in the Chinese city of Guangzhou.
Gemmological Association of Great Britain awards Gaetano Cavalieri with Honorary Fellowship

The award was made by Gem-A President Harry Levy during the association's graduation ceremony at Goldsmith's Hall in London
By joining WDM, Africa can take benificiation downstream

Consumers need to know about what diamonds mean for Africa, says Popov
Africans should leverage natural resources into economic development
CIBJO President tells Zimbabwe Diamond Conference in Harare
Panama Gem & Jewelry Center directors visit world's largest diamond complex in Israel
Visiting delegation included Juan Manuel Henriquez, the Project Director at Grupo Verdeazul and Ignacio Mallol and Eric Den Eerzamen of Mallol & Mallol
World Diamond Council concludes 2014 Annual General Meeting in Antwerp

Pledges support for Ebola-affected countries and dealing with issues raised by FATF
DGCX Launches Two New Pairs of Mini Indian Rupee Futures

New products are region’s first cross-currency contracts
WFDB CONCLUDES EXCO MEETING WITH PLANS FOR A NEW PARADIGM
3 day program of discussions and meetings that included an extensive strategy session to analyse, discuss and decide on future mission of WFDB
WDMF and Turkish Jewellery Exporters Association sign MoU at Istanbul Jewellery Show
The MoU was signed in the presence of other Turkish partners, such as Borsa Istanbul and HRD Antwerp Turkey.
City of Antwerp and City of Shanghai celebrated the 30th anniversary of their sisterhood

Antwerp diamond traders traveled to Shanghai and seized the opportunity to network with the Chinese diamond traders present at the event.
Stable trade figures in September for Antwerp diamond sector

The trade figures of the Antwerp diamond sector for the month of September remained stable.
IDE to advance "Natural Is real" during Israel Diamond Week, November 10-13, 2014

The campaign, stresses the Israeli diamond industry and trade's commitment to natural diamonds.
DDC and IDE create ultimate 'Diamond Supply Platform' on DDC trading floor, Nov 10-13

DDC and IDE are creating an unparalleled "Diamond Supply Platform", at a time that North American diamond buyers need it most
WDMF and GJEPC, India, to organize World Diamond Conference in Delhi

'Future of Diamond and Diamond Jewellery Consumer Market'
The conference will be held December 11-12, 2014.
Multibank becomes first financial institution to secure office space in PGJC

Panama's Multibank has become the first financial institution to secure office space in the Phase I building of the Panama Gem & Jewelry Center.
IDE members about Hong Kong Fair: the market is back!

Asia's largest jewelry fair inspires optimism toward holiday sales season and Israel Diamond Week in New York, November 10-13, 2014
Israel Diamond Week - A unique diamond sourcing opportunity on DDC New York trading floor

The third edition of the Israel Diamond Week in New York, to be held November 10-13, 2014,
First Texas-Israel Diamond Show Sparks Great Interest

Both Diamantaires and Jewelers Keen to Explore Direct B2B Opportunities
Antwerp’s rough trade strong in August

August 2014 rough trade in Antwerp outperformed that of August 2013, with increases in both import and export, continuing the positive trading streak
Two Latin American industry leaders appointed directors of Panama Diamond Exchange

Hecliton Santini Henriques, and Dr. Luciano Pataro, have been named directors of the Panama Diamond Exchange
Antwerp diamond sector posts solid trade figures in July

In comparison with July of last year, the volume of exported diamonds rose by 1,22%, which translates to a volume increase of 16,37%.
DGCX Moves To New Offices in the DMCC Free Zone

Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX), has announced that it has moved to a new permanent office in the DMCC Free Zone,
Israel's Net Polished Diamond Exports Up 6% in First Half 2014

Israel's net polished diamond exports for the first half of 2014 rose 6% to $3.6 billion as compared to $3.4 billion during the first half of 2013,
Panama Diamond Exchange to host high-level seminar

The Panama Diamond Exchange will a host a seminar for representatives of the Government of Panama,
World Diamond Industry Leaders to attend the Zimbabwe Diamond Conference 2014

The most important world diamond leaders have accepted to be keynote speakers at the Zimbabwe Diamond Conference 2014
DGCX to relist Indian Rupee Options contract on July 18

The contract, which was temporarily suspended in 2013 to facilitate migration to a new trading infrastructure, will restart trading on July 18.
Strong rough trade streak continues in Antwerp

The month of May continued the positive streak of this year in rough trading, that is, an improved performance as compared to 2013.
Diamond, Gem & Jewellery Banking Summit 2014

GJEPC organised this summit to bring together senior officials from the Banking, Gem & Jewellery Trade and Ministry of Finance
New AWDC Board reelects Stéphane Fischler as President

Board of Directors also appointed Kaushik Mehta as Vice-President, representing the trade, and Freddy Inzlicht as Vice-President
CIBJO president outlines sustainability framework for pearl sector

The president, Gaetano Cavalieri said economic, environmental and social elements must be incorporated
IDMA tackles thorny issues at 36th World Diamond Congress

IDMA memebers concluded their deliberations, after raising and discussing a long list of topics that weigh heavily on the minds of diamond manufacturers
Presidents of CIBJO, WFDB, IDMA and WDC establish 'The Presidents Forum'

The heads of the jewellery and diamond industry's four leading international representative bodies have agreed to establish "The Presidents Forum,"
World Diamond Congress - 2014

The congress brought together the key industry players in this city, “The Diamond capital of the world” with all 30 member bourses represented.
Zimbabwe to Host second Zimbabwe Diamond Conference 6 – 7 Nov 2014

The Ministry of Mines and Mining Development of the Republic of Zimbabwe will organize a second Zimbabwe Diamond Conference
Natural Diamond Monitoring Committee formed to oversee Synthetic Diamonds

In order to eliminate this undisclosed mixing and ensure confidence of the international trade in the Indian industry, NDMC was formed.
WDC President and Kimberley Process Chair sign MOU to formalize WDC's operation

Edward Asscher, President of the World Diamond Council, and Vice Minister Wei Chuanzhong, Chair of the Kimberley Process, signed a MoU in Antwerp
Noa Pardo is New Managing Director of IDI Hong Kong

IDI representative office in Hong Kong, IDI – Asia Pacific Ltd., has a new managing director. Ms.Noa Pardo replaces Ms. Gila tElizov Gefen,
GJEPC – India Launches New Business Development and Marketing Campaign

GJEPC – India announced a major, new, multi-level business development campaign focused on the U.S., Canadian and South American markets
Russian Finance Minister opens CIBJO Congress 2014,

Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov delivered the opening address of the 2014 CIBJO Congress 2014,
WDC Board of Directors elects officers, Edward Asscher to serve as new WDC President

The Board of Directors of the World Diamond Council has elected a new President, Vice President and Treasurer of the organization.
Antwerp trade figures holding steady

Following superb figures in January and February, March import and export figures of the Antwerp diamond sector continue to hold steady
DIAMOND DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE launches new program in CONGO

DDI is pleased to announce a major new partnership with PROMINES, a project funded by World Bank and DFID in Congo
The Gem & Jewellery Industry in India ends 2013-14 at 11% decline in Exports

Contributes US$ 34746.90 Million towards India’s Foreign Exchange Earnings Dip attributed to the stringent gold import policy
World Diamond Council members elect new Board of Directors

The membership of WDC has elected a new Board of Directors, in the first such poll conducted under the organization's amended bylaws,
ALROSA, Russia and GJEPC, India sign Memorandum of Understanding

India, world’s largest diamond-processing nation and Russia, world’s largest rough diamond producer, have taken a significant step towards diamond trade
Visit of His Excellency Cde. Robert Mugabe, President of Zimbabwe, to the DDE

His Excellency Cde. Robert Mugabe, President of the Republic of Zimbabwe, visited the premises of the Dubai Diamond Exchange (DDE) in Almas Tower.
Sierra Leone President Koroma visits the Antwerp diamond sector

Antwerp diamond sector welcomed Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma. The visit of the presidential delegation underscores
DMCC signs MoU with World Diamond Mark

DMCC and WDM have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to increase sustainable consumer appeal and confidence
Dubai Diamond Exchange signs Cooperation Agreement with ALROSA

The Dubai Diamond Exchange (‘DDE’) and ALROSA, the Russian world leader in diamond mining, have signed a Cooperation Agreement in Dubai.
Full House at Dubai Diamond Exchange Inaugural Zimbabwe Diamond Tender

DDE, a DMCC platform, is currently bustling with record numbers of participants at inaugural Zimbabwe diamond tender held from 23 - 30 Mar
DDE announces appointment of Honourable ISAK KATALI to its Board of Directors

DDE has further expanded its Board of Directors with the appointment of Hon. Isak Katali, Minister of Mines and Energy of the Republic of Namibia
DGCX Average Daily Volume Grows 6% in February

Total monthly volumes reach over 1 million contracts,
Mini-Indian Rupee futures up 54%,
258% year-to-date growth for Silver futures
Antwerp Diamond Night Moscow affirms alliance with Russian Diamond Industry

A delegation of the AWDC and representatives of no less than 35 Antwerp diamond companies met with a delegation of the Gokhran,
UOB Bullion and Futures joins DGCX

DGCX announced today that UOB Bullion and Futures, has been approved as a Clearing Member of the Exchange
Dr. Robert Mhlanga, Chairman of Mbada Diamonds (Pvt) Ltd., joins the DDE Board of Directors

The Dubai Diamond Exchange, has further expanded its Board of Directors with the appointment of Dr. Robert Mhlanga, Chairman of Mbada Diamonds.
Diamond Controller key factor in success of Israel's diamond industry

Controller to play crucial role in getting goods on the floor in time for April event
WDMF signs MoU with HRD Antwerp NV Parties agree on cooperation

World Diamond Mark®Foundation (WDMF) signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with HRD Antwerp NV,
Bourses’ initiatives help develop markets for members

Ernie Blom, President of the WFDB, and the Federation’s EXCO have congratulated and expressed their appreciation towards
Peter Meeus, Chairman, Dubai Diamond Exchange, thoughts on the diamond industry

I nearly fell off my chair when I recently read the motion for a resolution of the six federal government parties,
Coral sector must be vocal advocate for responsible environmental practices

Coral sector must be vocal advocate for responsible environmental practices, CIBJO President tells Pacific Precious Coral Forum in Taipei
GJEPC and IIDGR, collaborates to maintain consumer confidence in diamonds, in India

GJEPC, India and IIDGR, a division of De Beers Group of Companies, agreed to cooperate and work together to maintain consumer confidence in
FATF Money laundering report: a good initiative that misses the mark

The report, drafted by the Financial Action Task Force and the Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units, consists of information procured on a voluntary basis
Israel Diamond Exchange launches own diamond tender facility

First IDE tender to be held during International Rough Diamond Week
2013 second best year ever for Antwerp diamond industry

Both import and export of rough and polished diamonds grew significantly, with no less than 8% for rough and 4% for polished trade.
Sophisticated Device that Revolutionize the Diamond Industry Presented to IDE

One of the most precise balanceson the market — able to measure to the minute value of 1/10,000th of a carat
Seminar in Vicenza examines the intricacies and challenges in the US and Europe

A blue-ribbon panel of experts has discussed what may be a gathering storm for the gold jewellery industry,
IDE organizes International Rough Diamond Week

The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) plans to hold its first International Rough Diamond Week (IRDW) from March 9 to 13, 2014.
GILC Announced Speakers and Agenda for Tucson 2014

The Gemstone Industry & Laboratory Conference (GILC), has announced the lineup for its Tucson 2014 meeting,
Israel’s Net Polished Diamond Exports Up 12% in 2013

Reported Significant Growth in Most Trade Parameters
Impact of conflict mineral legislation during VICENZAORO Winter show

The new year is likely to be a most significant one in terms of the regulation of minerals from areas of conflict in Africa, including gold.
CIBJO to hold 2014 annual congress in Moscow, May 19-21

CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, will hold its 2014 annual congress in Moscow, Russia, May 19-21, 2014,
Export polished diamonds rose in October

The monthly import and export figures of the Antwerp diamond trade indicate polished trade increased in value as well as in volume in October,
AWDC welcomes Zimbabwe delegation

AWDC is hosting a delegation of representatives of the Zimbabwean government, MMCZ and ZMDC, in Antwerp.
AWDC and the City of Antwerp launch quality label for local jewelers

Antwerp and diamonds have been intertwined for more than 550 years.  
CIBJO president participates in Yerevan Jewellery Show and conference in Armenia

CIBJO President Gaetano Cavalieri has participated as a guest of honour at the 2013 Yerevan Jewellery Show in Armenia,  
AWDC organized exclusive networking event in Luanda

AWDC organized an exclusive Antwerp Diamond Networking event in the presence of Her Royal Highness Princess Astrid of Belgium,
Buyers' registration opens for Israel Diamond Week in New York

Buyers interested in attending the second edition of the Israel Diamond Week in New York, November 11-14, 2013, can now register online
Israel’s Polished Diamond Exports Up 9% in 3Q 2013

The Israeli Diamond Industry saw impressive growth in almost all trade parameters during the first three quarters of 2013,
The jury of GJEPC’s 40th Indian Gem and Jewellery Awards finalize the winners

The jury which consisted of senior members from the industry recently meet in Mumbai for their final decision
DDI Welcomes Rory More O'Ferrall

The Diamond Development Initiative (DDI) is pleased to announce that Rory More O'Ferrall has joined our team as Honorary Vice Chairman.
GILC Announces Speakers for Hong Kong 2013

The Gemstone Industry & Laboratory Conference (GILC) has announced speakers for the 2013 meeting in Hong Kong
American diamond industry leadership pledges support to WDMF goals and program

The leaders of the major American diamond industry and trade organizations, the Diamond Dealers Club of New York (DDC) and DMIA
TanzaniteOne Launches Online Boutique

Ethically mined tanzanite gems and jewellery now available online
CIBJO appoints Three industry association chief executives

CIBJO has announced the appointment of three veteran jewellery industry chief executives to key positions in the organisation's Sector B
Large Indian buyers group to attend Diamond Week in Israel

More than 450 buyers from 18 countries registered
World Diamond Mark Foundation delegation visits India

A delegation of the World Diamond Mark Foundation (WDMF), headed by the organization's chairman Alex Popov, is currently in India for a series of talks
CIBJO readying 'ground - breaking' CSR programme for jewellery industry

Gaetano Cavalieri tells participants at ECOSOC High-Level Segment
Avi Paz succeeds Eli Izhakoff as President of World Diamond Council

Mr. Paz, who was First Vice President of the WDC, assumed the position of President after Mr.Izhakoff
Fusion Tenders and Hennig to hold rough diamond tender

Fusion Tenders, in conjunction with I. Hennig & Co., will be holding a rough diamond tender for original 10.80ct+ large single stones,
MJ Christensen renews Millennium Star Level Support

The Las Vegas based jeweller, MJ Christensen, has once again made a generous donation to the Diamond Development Initiative International.
Registration Opens for the US & International Diamond Week to be held in Israel from Aug 26-29

Registration opens for the Israel Diamond Exchange's second diamond buying event, being held August 26-29.
WDC President supports decision of KP Chair

Eli Izhakoff, President of the World Diamond Council has supported without reservation the decision issued on May 23 by Ambassador WelileNhlapo,
India Poised to be International Trading Hub for Rough Diamonds

A Task Group report to make recommendations to help India retain its primacy as a trading hub. Shri. Anand Sharma, Honble Minister of Commerce,
GJEPC of India announces Pre Budget Expectations

With 28 days to go for the Union Budget, GJEPC of India announced its expectations for the Indian Gem & Jewellery sector
First WFDB executive meeting for 2013 produces positive results

The first World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) Exco meeting for 2013 took place 3-4 February in Antwerp, Belguim under the leadership
Strong start to Fourth Antwerp Diamond Trade Fair

The fourth edition of the Antwerp Diamond Trade Fair in Antwerp, Belgium. With scores of visitors waiting in line to collect their badges
CIBJO launches new website, provides free access to Blue Books and industry guides

With a slick new design that is reminiscent of its earlier website, the new edition provides a wealth of information about CIBJO and its activities,
Remembering Mr. Gerald David Sisk Jr.

ICA is with great sadness to hear the news on the passing away of our member- a world renowned Graduate Gemologist - Mr. Jerry Gerald Sisk.
Haresh Soni is New GJF chairman

Haresh Soni is the New Chairman of the All India Gems and Jewelery federation, an apex body to represent the Indian gems and jewellery industry.
DDI Announces Grant from the DMIA

Dorothe Gizenga, Executive Director of the Diamond Development Initiative, is pleased to announce a grant from the DMIA
Namibian Minister of Mines appoints BurhanSeber to Diamond Board

BurhanSeber, president of the Diamond Manufacturers Association of Namibia (DAIMAN), was appointed to the Diamond Board of Namibia
DMIA Membership Meeting to Host Three Top De Beers Group Executives

On January 8, 2013, the Diamond & Importers Association of America (DMIA) will present "An Evening with the De Beers Group"
Hong Kong International Jewelry Manufacturers Show

Hong Kong International Jewelry Manufacturers Show held from 29 Nov to 2 Dec 2012 concludes on a high note.
GIA India to Present Latest Product and Service Developments at IIJS 2018
GIA India will present laboratory and education offerings, live demonstrations of the GIA iD100 gem testing device, complimentary seminars and more   
HRD Antwerp
Mr Michel Janssens, CEO, HRD Antwerp talks to the New Jeweller bureau on the factors that have made HRD Antwerp a leading authority in gemmology   
ANTWERP achieves revolution in diamond polishing process

The Scientific and Technological Research Center for Diamonds (WTOCD) is the collective research center of the Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC),  
IGI's Traditional Jewelry Identification Report Validates the Pride of Jadau
The decision to certify uncut jewelry by the world's trusted name in diamond certification and education has proved to assuage the fear of   
The Ultimate Detection Device For Laboratory Grown Diamonds
In an industry where synthetic diamonds are on the rise, trust and transparency are key to safeguarding the confidence between diamond traders,  
SYNTHDETECT SHORTLISTED AS FINALIST FOR INDUSTRY INNOVATION AWARD
The International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research (IIDGR), part of De Beers Group, is pleased to announce that its ground-breaking   
GIA Collaborates with Princeton University on Advanced Diamond Research

Rapid advancements in research and technology; changing consumer tastes; shifting norms for miners, manufacturers and retailers; and many other  
One of the biggest Jewellery house's in South India boosts sales with Irys RFID
PMJ Jewels is one of the leading jewellery house's in South India with its presence worldwide in countries like USA, UAE & SE Asia. PMJ Jewels also   
Okavango Diamond Company Pilots GIA M2M to Provide Botswana Origin Diamonds
GIA (Gemological Institute of America) announced today that Okavango Diamond Company (ODC) is participating in the Institute's M2M program.   
The Diamond Industry Moves Towards Responsible Sourcing
Sarine Technologies Ltd noted that the major industry focus at theJCK Las Vegas 2018 trade show in early June was the issue of responsible diamond sourcing  
"Futurescape Forum" to Close GIA Symposium

Rapid advancements in research and technology; changing consumer tastes; shifting norms for miners, manufacturers and retailers; and many other forces  
Diamond Durability Laboratory (DDL) and HRD Antwerp sign strategic partnership to offer Processing Risk Evaluation services in Antwerp
Diamond Durability Laboratory (New York) to offer insurance related services internationally through partnership with HRD Antwerp (Belgium).   
Spring 2018 Gems & Gemology Reveals Colorful Discoveries in Gems
Delve into the science of green diamonds, explore "rainbow" hematite and discover how DNA can be used to identify pearls in the Spring 2018 issue of Gems   
GIA Research Scientists to Offer Advanced Synthetic Diamond Seminar
Building on more than 80 years of industry-leading gemological education programs and more than 60 years of scientific research into natural,   
Sarine's Artificial Intelligence Based 4Cs Diamond Grading Reports Adopted by Japan's K-Uno
Sarine Technologies Ltd is pleased to announce that the leading Japanese jewellery company K-Uno is the first retailer in the world to adopt the new Sarine  
EVERLEDGER & DIAMOND DURABILITY LABORATORY INNOVATE DIAMOND DAMAGES RISK ASSESSMENT REPORTS

Everledger announced the collaborative launch of the Diamond Risk Platform with the Diamond Durability Laboratory (DDL) which dramatically shifts  
IIDGR SURAT LAB INSTALLS SOLAR ROOF
The International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research (IIDGR), part of De Beers Group, has installed a 34.8 kilowatt solar roof at its grading and inscription   
HRD ANTWERP LAUNCHES ITS REVOLUTIONARY NEW PRODUCT, THE ID CARD
HRD Antwerp, Europe's leading authority in diamond certification, launched its new ID CARD on the 26th of October 2017 at its HQ in the Antwerp diamond district.   
"Investment grade diamonds are the best of the best" Diamond Bullion™ now listed on SDIX
The Singapore Diamond Mint Company ("SDM") recently announced the launch of the Diamond Bullion™, a revolutionary new investment   
AIGS & GGTL Announce Launch of 'Gem Alliance'
The Asian Institute of Gemological Sciences Laboratory and GGTL announced today that they are joining forces to form the Gem Alliance, a cooperation based  
GSI Conducts live Demo Jewelry Testing at Dubai Seminar, DMCC

GSI, a leading diamond grading organization conducted a live demo testing at their breakfast seminar at DMCC Dubai. The seminar addressed managing  
IIDGR EXPANDS IN CHINA WITH EXTENSION OF SOO KEE GROUP GRADING PARTNERSHIP
The International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research (IIDGR), part of De Beers Group, has announced it is expanding its existing grading partnership   
IGI Leadership is the result of over 16 years of hard work in the GCC and Middle Eastern region
The New Jeweller UAE bureau spoke to Nico D’Haemer of International Gemological Institute [IGI] in Dubai and understood the reason behind the   
Sakthi Trading Group

Sakthi Trading Group is a part of IDM Global Group of companies now, in to Gold and Diamonds trading, headquartered in Dubai and spread its wings in Asia Pacific,  
IIDGR TO PROVIDE PROPRIETARY DIAMOND VERIFICATION AND INSCRIPTION TECHNOLOGY FOR SINGAPORE DIAMOND MINT'S NEW INVESTMENT PRODUCT

The International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research (IIDGR), part of De Beers Group, today announced it will provide diamond verification services to  
IIDGR ANNOUNCES FOUR NEW DIAMOND GRADING PARTNERSHIPS IN ASIA

The International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research (IIDGR), part of De Beers Group, has established four new diamond grading partnerships with leading  
I.DAVID® REVOLUTION Sieves

The I.DAVID® REVOLUTION Sieves are slowly building itself a name in the Diamond and Jewellery market, especially in Switzerland and India where care is taken for accuracy   
Diamond Services reports a lowering threshold for synthetic diamonds, as man-made stones as small as 0.0025 cts. discovered in New York
Multiple single-cut diamonds, sized from a quarter point to half a point (0.0025-0.005 carats), which were contained in jewellery recently submitted for testing to a   
Impact on Goods and Services Tax Introduced in India for the Gem and Jewellery sector

Following the implementation of the new goods and service tax (GST) in India on July 1, jewelry dealers in the country will pay taxes ranging from 0.25 to 3% for gems. More specifically, gold,  
IIDGR UNVEILS INDUSTRY-FIRST SYNTHETIC SCREENING DEVICE FOR TESTING MULTIPLE STONES IN SET JEWELLERY

The International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research (IIDGR), a De Beers Group company, today unveiled SYNTHdetect – the first synthetic screening device in the
Lavalier Personal Jewelry Insurance announces affinity partnership with Gemological Science International

Lavalier Personal Jewelry Insurance and Gemological Science International (GSI) announced an affinity partnership today. Lavalier is now offering a 10% premium discount  
IIDGR ESTABLISHES POLISHED DIAMOND GRADING PARTNERSHIP WITH LUKFOOK JEWELLERY
The International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research (IIDGR), part of De Beers Group, today announced that it has established a polished   
HRD Antwerp recognized as one of the top three manufacturers of synthetic-diamond detectors by Signet Jewelers

Signet jewelers is planning to open a testing laboratory for synthetic-diamond detectors to ensure its suppliers can confidently say they are only dealing in natural stones.  
Varda Shine to Join Sarine Technologies Board

Singapore Exchange Mainboard-listed Sarine Technologies Ltd (“Sarine” or "the Company" and together with its subsidiaries "the Group"), (U77:SI)  
SSEF launches PearlScan®: Unique and easy-to-use system to count, document and measure single and multi-strand pearl necklaces

The Swiss Gemmological Institute SSEF is introducing to the market a new system for scanning both single and multi-strand pearl necklaces. Called PearlScan®, it is able to count  
Sarine and GGTL Laboratories Cooperate to Take Gemmological Grading Technology to the Next Level

Sarine Technologies Ltd (“Sarine”) (U77:SI), and GGTL Laboratories (“GGTL”) are pleased to announce that they have entered into a collaboration agreement to research   
Will TECHNOLOGY Drive JEWELLERY- SALES In The Future?
The TECHNOLOGY & Machine Tool Industry is in for achieving the title of a “Shape Changer” in the gem and jewellery sector. In the current economic scenario   
DE BEERS' IIDGR UNVEILS NEXT GENERATION AUTOMATED MELEE SCREENING INSTRUMENT

The International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research (IIDGR), part of The De Beers Group of Companies, today unveiled its next generation automated  
IIDGR ESTABLISHES FIRST RETAILER GRADING PARTNERSHIP IN ASIA

The International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research (IIDGR), part of The De Beers Group of Companies, recently announced that it has  
DesignTech Systems partners with Solidscape® to launch High Precision 3D Printers in India

DesignTech Systems Ltd., a leading name in CAD/CAM/CAE, PLM and Additive Manufacturing technologies, has today announced a strategic partnership with Solidscape®  
SSEF becomes first gem lab to introduce age dating of natural pearls as a client service

The Swiss Gemmological Institute SSEF has become the first gem laboratory worldwide to introduce, as an additional service to clients, age dating of pearls using carbon-14 (14C).   
DE BEERS' AUCTION SALES TO PILOT FIXED-PRICE FORWARD CONTRACTS
The De Beers Group of Companies recently announced that its Auction Sales business is to begin piloting fixed-price forward contracts.   
DE BEERS GROUP’S IIDGR INVESTS FURTHER US$5M TO EXPAND SURAT DIAMOND GRADING AND TESTING CENTRE

The International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research (IIDGR), part of The De Beers Group of Companies, recently unveiled a US$5 million  
Sarine Technologies Decodes Color & Clarity

Sarine Technologies' New Groundbreaking Clarity and Color Technology Will Revolutionize the Global Diamond Industry says the company Sarine CEO Mr. Uzi Levami  
DE BEERS’ IIDGR TO LAUNCH NEW SYNTHETIC DIAMOND DETECTION TECHNOLOGY

The International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research (IIDGR), part of The De Beers Group of Companies,
GSI’s Live Report to Expand Globally

Gemological Science International (GSI) announced recently that its Virtual Diamond Examination Report (VDX) went live as planned.   
Gemmological Institute of India induct new Instrument for immediate detection of Synthetic diamonds
To address the threat of undisclosed mixing of Synthetic diamonds with Natural Diamonds, the Gemmological Institute of India (Gil),  
INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DIAMOND GRADING & RESEARCH TO LAUNCH GRADING SERVICE IN NEW MARKETS

The De Beers Group of Companies recently announced that its International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research (IIDGR)  
Antwerp Diamond Industry pleased after meeting with Indian Prime Minister Modi delivers results

Given the importance of diamonds in the trade relations between Belgium and India, Indian Prime Minister  
Professor Dan Shechtman opens IDE Diamond Technology Zone

Recently, Nobel Prize winner Professor Dan Shechtman officially opened the Diamond Technology Zone during a short ceremony held in the Israel  
Portugal's Portdiamonds / Numerplatina Ida Makes First Export of Kimberley Process Diamonds to Dubai Company

Portuguese company Portdiamonds / Numerplatina Ida has announced its first-ever export of rough diamonds with Kimberley Process
FATF urges caution on trade with Iran and North Korea
Registered diamond companies should apply enhanced customer due diligence measures when  
DiaCam360 launches new software

After three months of development, DiaCam360 has released its much anticipated software upgrade 
DiaCam360 to introduce latest, improved camera during International Diamond Week in Israel

DiaCam360, the company that has conquered the international diamond trading community's heart with its small, portable, effective and affordable camera
Upgraded version of ASDI, the automated colourless natural diamond detection device, released by SSEF for international export

The Swiss Gemmological Institute SSEF has announced the release for international export of an upgraded version of its ASDI device.
Switzerland's SSEF and Gübelin Gem Lab agree to harmonise 'pigeon blood red' and 'royal blue' standards

The Swiss-based Gübelin Gem Lab and Swiss Gemmological Institute SSEF, recognised as the leading laboratories for coloured stone testing
Diamond Services sets up synthetic screening service in Shanghai following successful installation of mini Raman Spectrometer in Surat

Diamond Services has announced that it will begin offering synthetic diamond screening services directly to the Chinese diamond trade
WTOCD DEVELOPS AUTOMATED MELEE SCREENING DEVICE IN COLLABORATION WITH HRD ANTWERP

WTOCD (Antwerp Scientific Research Centre for Diamonds) has developed an automatic melee screening device in collaboration with HRD Antwerp.
Soon to be released mini Raman Spectrometer to enable dealers to definitively identify synthetics and HPHT colour-treated diamonds

A mini Raman Spectrometer, which is able to accurately detect HPHT and CVD lab-grown synthetic diamonds
SATO’s PJM RFID Technology Integrated with DiaAdmin Software

SATO (TSE:6287), a leading global provider of Auto-ID solutions that empower workforces and streamline operations, and GemBox RFID
OGI SYSTEMS Ltd. AND HRD ANTWERP ANNOUNCE SYSTEM INTEROPERABILITY

OGI Systems Ltd., one of the leading providers of diamond manufacturing solutions, announced the completion of a successful collaboration with HRD Antwerp
SATO Printer Interface Achieves Certified Integration with SAP® Auto-ID Infrastructure

SATO (TSE:6287), a leading global provider of Auto-ID solutions that empower workforces and streamline operations, announced recently
EGL rights holders announce reorganization of EGL representation in Israel

The holders of EGL rights in Israel and Mr. Benhamou announced recently that the Eurogem laboratory in Israel (also known as EGL International),
GemePrice 4.0 pricing system for gems and jewelry released

Gemewizard has announced the release of GemePrice 4.0, the latest generation of the gem industry's leading online
SSEF inaugurates new state-of-the-art laboratory in Basel

The Swiss Gemmological Institute (SSEF), one of the world's most respected gem research, education and grading institutions,
SATO Launching IoT-based Global Maintenance Service for Printers

Leveraging Salesforce to stay connected to customers 24x7, ensuring product performance and business success
Diacam360 to be launched during international Diamond Week in Israel

Compact, table top scanning device aims for daily use by diamond professionals
EGL Asia and China's NGGC renew exclusive agreement

Agree to further efforts on identification of synthetic diamonds
Modern machines & technology at GJEPC’S laboratory attracts customers locally & internationally

GTL at Jaipur showed a 40% growth in its performance in April – September 2014 compared to 15% growth in the same period last year.
WTOCD grants Coborn license for its new polishing machine

That license will extend existing technological cooperation between WTOCD and Coborn with the machining of diamonds materials for industrial applications.
OGI Systems Group releases the SAWCut Nano

OGI Systems Group, the leading global company for technological solutions in the diamond industry, announces the launch of the SAWCut Nano,
IIDGR showcases new Automed Melee Screening device in GREATER CHINA

The new AMS device which can take up to 500 carats at once is a spectrometer based system that screens round brilliant diamonds from 0.01 – 0.2cts
OGI Systems Group releases the SAWCut Nano

OGI Systems Group, the leading global company for technological solutions in the diamond industry, announces the launch of the SAWCut Nano,
Rio Tinto accelerates productivity drive with world-first technology to enhance mineral recovery

Rio Tinto is set to capture a crucial advantage in recovery of mineral deposits, with the launch of its revolutionary 3D mapping technology
OGI Systems Group Launches Symmetry System at Hong Kong’s Fair 2014

OGI Systems Group announces the current launch of the Scanox Zoom at Hong Kong’s Jewelry and Gem Fair 2014.
GII inaugurates the Automated Melee Screening (AMS) at the Bharat Diamond Bourse

Gemmological Institue of India (GII) has inaugurated the Automated Melee Screening (AMS) machine by Shri Anoop V. Mehta, President, BDB and
GSI Inaugurates Indian HQ in BKC

GSI, Gemological Science International inaugurated its new Indian Head Quarters at Trade Centre, Bandra Kurla Complex
SGL and GJSCI collaborates to offer Diamond Grading Courses

Solitaire Gemmological Laboratories, an independent international laboratory that specialises in certification of diamond & diamond studded
Automated Melee Screening (AMS) instrument dispatched to Sightholders across the globe

Jonathan Kendall, President of IIDGR announced that AMS instrument is being dispatched to Sightholders of The De Beers Group of Companies
Aerodiam celebrates 25 years of service to international diamond, gem and jewelry industry

Aerodiam, a leading marketer of management solutions for the international diamond, colored gemstone & jewelry industries, is celebrating 25th anniversary
Gübelin Academy successfully launches Coloured Gems Cantonese course in HongKong

After the successful launch of Coloured Gem Professional Level 1 in English last Dec, Gübelin Academy has now achieved an important milestone
HRD Antwerp expands laboratory services

HRD Antwerp and Rapaport Group are pleased to announce an agreement whereby Rapaport will be providing global access to HRD Antwerp diamond grading
GSI Moves Indian HQ to New Location in BKC

GSI relocates its Indian Head Quarters to Trade Centre, Bandra Kurla Complex. The move is aimed to manage growing business in Mumbai,
SSEF introduces the Automated Diamond Spectral Inspection (ASDI)

SSEF has developed Automated Diamond Spectral Inspection (ASDI) - a device which can analyse very large quantities of melee diamonds at low cost.
Diamond Services identifies 0.138 ct Type 1Aab stone as synthetic by DiamaTest device

Diamond Services Ltd., announced its newly developed DiamaTest machine had been instrumental in identifying the nature of a 0.138 carat,
How to identify lab-grown CVD diamond

Synthetic diamonds are being produced in large quantities by companies like Adamas, AOTC (Advanced Optical Technologies Corporation) which sells
GIA Welcomes First Richard T. Liddicoat Post Doctoral Research Associate

Dr. Karen Smit joined New York laboratory
Verichannel partners with Coinapult to bring Bitcoin to Jewelry Industry

Verichannel, LLC announced today it had entered into an agreement with Coinapult, to bring a broad range of Bitcoin services to retail jewelers.
Diamond Services to introduce new screening technology for the detection of diamonds

These new, accessible and affordable technology will significantly lower the threshold for diamond companies to screen for synthetic diamonds
SSEF - ETH Zurich collaboration achieves major breakthrough in pearl research

Researchers at the SSEF and ETHZ have successfully extracted oyster DNA from pearls, allowing them to trace and fingerprint pearls from different origins.
EGL Asia to offer country of origin, beryllium treatment reports

Sales of high-quality coloured gemstones are on the rise in greater China, and with them the demand for identification reports and country of origin reports.
SSEF releases laboratory alert on new, unstable treatment of conch pearls

SSEF announced it has identified a previously unknown treatment of conch pearls that seriously corrodes and damages the surface of such pearls.
GIA One of the World's Most Ethical Companies

The Ethisphere Institute has named GIA (Gemological Institute of America) as one of the 2013 World's Most Ethical (WME) Companies.

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Verichannels Consumer Search Engine

Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry retail marketplace, has announced that its member companies are featured at the new consumer
The CAD & CAM solution provider

Technovision is the creation of synergy of three successful professionals with proven track record in different segments of the industry. It carries the strength of expert technical know-how,
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De Beers Group To Launch New Fashion Jewelry Brand With Laboratory - Grown Diamonds
De Beers Group recently announced the launch of a new company called Lightbox Jewelry that will begin marketing a new brand of laboratory-grown diamond   
ANTWERP The Brilliant City of Diamonds with a Rich Heritage
Historically a place housing the Royals and Art connoisseurs, every part of Antwerp and its architecture speaks volumes on the Heritage of the region.  
GSI TO HOST FREE JEWELRY DESIGN WORKSHOPS DURING IIJS SHOW 2018
Gemological Science International (GSI) is hosting a series of introductory, jewelry design workshops during the 2018 IIJS Show from Thursday,   
World Diamond Council Demonstrates Commitment to Ongoing Positive Change at 2018 KP Intersessional Meeting
The World Diamond Council, an industry group focused on preventing conflict diamonds from entering the legitimate global supply chain and protecting the value of   
ALROSA to increase its stake in PJSC ALROSA-Nyurba
At the absentee voting on July 10, ALROSA Supervisory Board resolves to increase the Company's stake in PJSC ALROSA-Nyurba up to 97.48% by purchasing   
IGI Italy Hosts First Alumni Association Meeting
The International Gemological Institute (IGI) recently held its first alumni meeting for its Italy association since the launch of the program in 2017. The program began with remarks from renowned industry professionals and local individuals including Mr. Antonello Velardi, major of Marcianise; Mr. de Laurentiis, president of the Campania's Goldsmiths Federation; Dr. Manuela Rossi, mineralogy professor at Napoli's Federico II University and Mr. Francesco Aberico, a manager of Oromare Centre.   
Discoveries Unfold at GIA's Symposium
Objective and independent scientific research is critical to understanding the impact of new gem discoveries, treatments, identification  
GIA India Presents Seminar on 'Synthetic Diamonds' in New Delhi
GIA (Gemological Institute of America) India presented a seminar on 'Synthetic Diamonds' in New Delhi on June 30, 2018, at Hotel Siddharth.   
IJL REVEALS 2018 BRIGHT YOUNG GEMS, THE STARS OF THE FUTURE
International Jewellery London (IJL) has announced the four winning designers nominated as the Bright Young Gems for 2018 – Katharina Kraus,  
Lucara Announces Updated Mineral Resource for Karowe Mine
Lucara Diamond Corp. ("Lucara" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the results of the Mineral Resource Update prepared in accordance with National Instrument 43-101 ("NI43-101"). These new results will be used for mine planning and to support the preparation of current feasibility-level studies for the potential development of an underground mine, after the completion of the current open pit mine, at its Karowe Mine ("Karowe Mine") in Botswana.   
DGCX Expands Collateral Basket in Partnership with Standard Chartered Bank
The Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) and its Central Counter Party (CCP) subsidiary, Dubai Commodities Clearing Corporation  
Partnership between the Regional Government of Madeira and Bolsa de Diamantes de Lisboa
The Bolsa de Diamantes de Lisboa by Associação dos Diamantiers de Portugal, signed on May 23 a protocol with the Governo Regional da Madeira in which  
Israeli Bourse President Hosts Chief Minister of Gujarat
During an official visit of a high-level delegation from the State of Gujarat, India at the Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE), bourse President   
ALROSA to auction "football" diamonds, the largest one to be named by fans
ALROSA, the world's largest diamond mining company, offers fans to choose a "football" name for large rough diamond weighing 76.53 carats.  
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DeBeers launches 'Lightbox Jewellery' – A Lab grown   
ALROSA launches football collection of diamonds on the occasion of the World Cup
The collection consists of 32 round diamonds, 0.3 carats each, named after the countries - participants of the World Cup. All diamonds are of high quality,   
Global diamond industry lays foundation for Kimberley Process 2.0 during KP Intersessional meeting in Antwerp
Antwerp was the host city for the Kimberley Process (KP) Intersessional meeting. This year, the European Union occupied the KP Chair. The global diamond community - consisting of diamond-producing and trading countries, the diamond industry and civil society - gathered together to assess the current state of affairs and look forward to the future of the KP. Antwerp has always played a leading role in promoting transparency in the diamond trade,   
HRD Antwerp and Russian Ministry of Finance sign cooperation agreement
In the context of the KP Intersessional taking place this week, which has brought the diamond world to Antwerp, the Ministry of Finance of the  
World Diamond Council Demonstrates Commitment to Ongoing Positive Change at 2018 KP Intersessional Meeting
The World Diamond Council, an industry group focused on preventing conflict diamonds from entering the legitimate global supply chain   
ALROSA sells large diamonds worth $10.5 mln at the auction in Dubai
ALROSA, the world's largest diamond mining company, has sold special size rough diamonds (weighing more than 10.8 carats) during the international   
Antwerp achieves revolution in diamond polishing process
The Scientific and Technological Research Center for Diamonds (WTOCD) is the collective research center of the Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC)  
Lucara achieves US$ 32.48 Million for Exceptional Stone Tender 12
Lucara Diamond Corp. ("Lucara" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the results from its 12th Exceptional Stone Tender ("EST"). The tender consisted   
Hasenfeld Stein Launches Proprietary Cut Program Through GIA
Hasenfeld-Stein, one of the leading diamantaires in the industry, will be among the first branded diamond companies to participate in the Proprietary Cut   
Chow Tai Fook Announces Promising FY2018 Annual Results
Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited ("Chow Tai Fook" or the "Company"; collectively with its subsidiaries, the "Group"; SEHK stock code: 1929) 
ALROSA to auction large diamonds in Hong Kong and Vladivostok in June
ALROSA, the world's largest diamond mining company, will hold the auctions for the sale of special size rough diamonds (weighing over 10.8 carats)   
CARATS – SURAT DIAMOND EXPO
Surat Diamond Association President Babu Bhai N Gujarati and Mr. Gourav Sethi, Exhibition Convenor,Board Member & Govt approved Jewellery Valuer told that SDA is consistently working towards the growth of diamond industry and endeavors to keep it on the forefront of the world map. SDA takes great pride in announcing an exclusive showcase of loose diamonds "CARATS - Surat Diamond Expo" which will prove as a landmark   
GIT Announces Finalists of the 12th GIT's World Jewelry Design Awards 2018
The Gem and Jewelry Institute of Thailand (Public Organization) or GIT with honorary judges in gems and jewelry design have chosen five jewelry designs to   
The prestigious partners of ORIGIN PASSION AND BELIEFS, Italian Exhibition Group's Show that takes place in Milan concurrently with Milano Unica from 10th to 12th July 2018
The partners of ORIGIN PASSION AND BELIEFS, the Show dedicated to top quality manufacture for the Italian Fashion System components and accessories,   
JNA Awards and RJC join forces to promote industry best practices
The JNA Awards and the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) are joining forces to promote best practices in the international jewellery and gemstone industry.  
SIGNET JEWELERS ANNOUNCES EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENTS
Signet Jewelers Limited (the "Company") (NYSE: SIG), the world's largest retailer of diamond jewelry, announced today two executive appointments rounding   
INDIA Pavilion at JCK Las Vegas marks its 15th year
38 Indian gem and jewellery exporters are participating under India Pavilion organized by The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council(GJEPC)  
DGCX Reports Record Monthly Volumes as Shari'ah Spot Gold Continues to Shine
The Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) witnessed its best month ever, recording volume of 2,163,598 lots valued at over USD 46.11 billion.   
ALROSA sells large diamonds for $14.5 mln at the auction in Israel
ALROSA, the world's largest diamond producer, has sold special size rough diamonds (weighing over 10.8 carats) at the auction in Israel, having received   
GIA India's Classroom in Surat Moves to a New Location
GIA India's classroom in Surat has moved to a new location. The new classroom will offer programmes in diamonds, coloured stones, pearls, jewellery   
Debbie Azar –Founding Partner GSI, joins Responsible Jewellers Council Board of Directors
The Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) has announced a series of senior appointments to its Board of Directors as the organization continues   
AGS Announces 2018 Circle of Distinction Honorees
The American Gem Society (AGS) has announced that it will honor three esteemed leaders in the jewelry industry at its annual Circle of Distinction dinner   
Carats.io GDX Diamond Trading Index Listed on Investing.com
Diamond trading has now become transparent with the listing of Carats.io Get-Diamonds Index (GDX) on Investing,com. Carats.io is an Israeli  
GJEPC expects De Beers will drive product categorisation and differentiation between Synthetics and Natural Diamonds with launch of its Lightbox Brand
Through a communication addressed to GJEPC, De-Beers informed it's foray into synthetic diamond business with the launch of a new line of fashion  
Chow Tai Fook and GIA Bring Diamond Grading Reports to Consumers via Blockchain
Renowned jewelry group Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group ("Chow Tai Fook") and GIA (Gemological Institute of America), the leading independent diamond   
AGS Announces 2018 Circle of Distinction Honorees
The American Gem Society (AGS) has announced that it will honor three esteemed leaders in the jewelry industry at its annual Circle of Distinction dinner   
Dr. Mark Mobius confirms to be the Keynote Speaker at China Gold 2018
According to China Gold Association, the co-host organizer of China Gold Congress and Expo, Dr. Mark Mobius, Emerging markets fund manager   
IEG DETAILS PROJECT TO UPGRADE AND EXPAND VICENZA EXHIBITION CENTRE, AIMED AT STRENGTHENING VICENZAORO'S POSITION AS BUSINESS PLATFORM AND REFERENCE POINT FOR GLOBAL JEWELLERY INDUSTRY
The Italian Exhibition Group has presented recently in Vicenza comprehensive details about its project to upgrade and expand the city's Exhibition   
Gemewizard® team to talk about Big Data Analysis in the gem trade, in Budva, Montenegro at the 4th Mediterranean Gemmology & Jewellery Conference
During the upcoming Mediterranean Gemmology and Jewellery Conference (MGJC) in Budva, Montenegro, Menahem Sevdermish  
WFDB and IDMA Announce Cancellation of 2018 World Diamond Congress
It is with much regret that the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) and the International Diamond Manufacturers Association (IDMA)  
38th World Diamond Congress to be Held in Tel Aviv from June 19 – 21 will Highlight Innovation
The 2018 World Diamond Congress, the official forum of the general assemblies of the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) and the 
ALROSA sells large diamonds for USD 14.8 million at the auction in Vladivostok
ALROSA has summed up the results of the international auction for the sale of special size large diamonds (weighing over 10.8 carats) held in Vladivostok   
DE BEERS GROUP SUCCESSFULLY TRACKS FIRST DIAMONDS FROM MINE TO RETAIL ON INDUSTRY BLOCKCHAIN
De Beers Group recently announced that it has successfully tracked 100 high-value diamonds along the value chain during the pilot of its industry blockchain   
Israel Diamond Institute Appoints Adv. Aviel Elia as New Managing Director
The Board of Directors of the Israel Diamond Institute (IDI) has appointed Adv. Aviel Elia as its new Managing Director. He replaces Eli Avidar  
World Diamond Council Supports OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas
The World Diamond Council (WDC), an industry group focused on preventing conflict diamonds from entering the legitimate global supply chain and protecting   
DIAMOND EMPOWERMENT FUND ANNOUNCES 2018 'DIAMONDS DO GOOD' HONOREES
The Diamond Empowerment Fund has announced the recipients of its 2018 'Diamonds Do Good' Awards, to be presented at the D.E.F. annual gala on   
KGK Expands operations in Namibia
KGK, the global Diamond manufacturing giant and a DTC Sightholder has expanded operations in Namibia by investing in a state of the art factory   
Lucara announces appointment of Managing Director, Boteti Botswana
Lucara Diamond Corp. ("Lucara" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the promotion of Naseem Lahri, BCOM, FCCA to Managing Director of   
Complimentary Seminars on Synthetic Diamonds by GIA India
GIA India offered complimentary seminars on synthetic diamonds from 23-25 April at the Diamond Detection Expo & Symposium 2018 in Bharat Diamond Bourse  
The Italian goldsmithing sector workforce takes the stage at OROAREZZO 2018
Behind an item of jewellery lies the workforce and various professional figures. Authentic artists who collaborate in the creation of an objectthat will   
3rd Diamond Detection Expo and Symposium launched in Bharat Diamond Bourse
In the sidelines of the Bharat Diamond Week, GJEPC [The Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council] Launched the 3rd edition of the DDES   
CIBJO honours the memory of Friedrich Schwarzer, President of the World Jewellery Confederation, 1993-1996
CIBJO is paying tribute to the memory of a former president, Friedrich (Fritz) Schwarzer, who died recently in Austria, after decades of public  
AWDC and ALROSA sign new cooperation agreement during City of Antwerp's Mission to Russia
On April 24, during the City of Antwerp's Mission to Russia, organized in cooperation with the Port of Antwerp, leading partner Antwerp World   
DE BEERS GROUP TO PILOT PROGRAMME TO SUPPORT FORMALISATION OF ARTISANAL AND SMALL-SCALE DIAMOND MINING AND TRADING
De Beers Group Recently announced it is preparing to pilot a programme called GemFair to create a secure and transparent route to market for   
US Consul general to India HE Edgard D Kagan Opens the fist Bharat Diamond Week
Bharat Diamond Bourse, Worlds largest Diamond Bourse with over 5000 members opened its first edition of Bharat Diamond Week. Over 100 exhibitors of  
ALROSA launches its representative office in Mumbai
Russian diamond mining company ALROSA launched its representative office at Bharat Diamond Bourse, Mumbai, on Thursday, April 19, 2018.  
Botswana polishing factory celebrates 10th anniversary
Zebra Diamonds Ltd., the Botswana diamond polishing factory part of the group of companies around Belgium-based IGC Group, has proudly  
"Precious Metals in the History of Science and Technology": Monday 7th May at OROAREZZO 2018, a study day with experts, researchers and university teachers
As part of OROAREZZO, the Italian jewellery show organized by IEG, Italian Exhibition Group, the much-awaited study seminar entitled "Precious Metals  
Giibelin Academy launches the Level 3 class — the culmination of its Coloured Gem Professional
For gemstone aficionados, connoisseurs as well as professionals, the Gubelin Academy offers now its Level 3 course and strengthens its   
DE BEERS GROUP DONATES US$250,000 TO KIRAN HOSPITAL IN SURAT
De Beers Group is pleased to announce a donation of US$250,000 to the Kiran Hospital in India's diamond capital of Surat, to support   
LAB ALERT
HPHT-grown diamonds might escape detection as synthetics, once they are treated with irradiation
Diamond Services, the Hong Kong-headquartered developer of technological systems and services for detecting synthetic, imitation and treated diamonds,   
Registration Starts as 2018 World Diamond Congress
The official website of the 38th World Diamond Congress has gone live, allowing participants to register for the June 19-21 biennial gathering of the   
OROAREZZO: the theme of the 2018 PREMIERE contest is the bracelet
OROAREZZO, the Italian jewellery Show organized by IEG, Italian Exhibition Group, has defined the theme of the 2018 PREMIERE contest, the competition  
7th Dubai Precious Metals Conference enlightens on Responsible Gold sourcing
The 7th Dubai Precious Metals Conference [DPMC] concluded with significant outcome relating to responsible Gold sourcing. An important panel discussion  
Kalyan Jewellers launches global promotion for Akshaya Tritiya
Kalyan Jewellers has unveiled a one-of-its-kind global promotion leading up to Akshaya Tritiya, wherein customers will get an opportunity to win Mercedes-Benz 
Leo Schachter Welcomes Rosy Blue as a Minority Investor
Leo Schachter is pleased to welcome Rosy Blue as a minority investor in its business. This transaction, anticipated to close soon, will mark a  
Union Minister of State for Commerce & Industry CR Chaudhary Inaugurates GJEPC's 1st Edition of India Gemstone Week at Pink City
GJEPC's first edition of India Gemstone Week was inaugurated by the Union Minister of State for Commerce & Industry,Consumer Affairs, Food and Public  
FOREVERMARK LAUNCHES IN INDONESIA
De Beers Group recently announced that its Forevermark diamond brand has launched in Indonesia as it continues on its global growth trajectory.   
CIBJO President visits Bahrain as guest of DANAT, Arabian Gulf country's official pearl and gemstone institute
CIBJO President Gaetano Cavalieri has concluded a week-long visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain, as the guest of DANAT, the Bahrain Institute for Pearls & Gemstones,   
Invitation-only CARAT+ Night event returns for second edition on Sunday, May 6, 2018
CARAT+, The World's Premier Diamond Event, will welcome exhibitors, visitors and CARAT+ Club members to its second annual CARAT+ Night evening   
HRD Antwerp Opens jewellery grading lab in SEEPZ and office in Bharat Diamond Bourse
HRD Antwerp has announced the opening of a jewellery grading lab in the Santacruz Electronics Export Processing Zone (SEEPZ) in Mumbai, established for   
Larger 'T-GOLD +METS' Pavilion hints at positive market outlook
The third 'T-GOLD + METS' Pavilion co-organised by HKJJA Exhibition Services Limited and Italian Exhibition Group was successfully held 1-5 March  
GIA India Conducts 'Introduction to Merchandising' Batches
GIA India conducted an 'Introduction to Merchandising' programme at the its Mumbai campus in March 2018. More than 20 students participated  
Organisers of Bharat Diamond Week Gearing up for Show With Cricket Tournament Set to Start
Organizers of the Bharat Diamond Week at the Bharat Diamond Bourse (BDB) in Mumbai, India, are gearing up for the inaugural show which takes place from  
The All India Gem & Jewellery Domestic Council (GJC) announces Manthan Gems & Jewellery Conclave 2018 on April 5- 6, 2018
The All India Gem & Jewellery Domestic Council (GJC), formerly known as All India Gems & Jewellery Trade Federation (GJF), announced Manthan Gems   
Create unimaginable designs at Free Jewelry Design Workshop at GSI Knowledge Centre
Discover your creative expression through the use of practical techniques on a jewelry designing short workshop at GSI Knowledge center, suitable for   
CARAT+ welcomes GIA (Gemological Institute of America) GemFest to 2018 edition
CARAT+, The World's Premier Diamond Event, is pleased to announce that GIA (Gemological Institute of America) Executive Vice President and Chief Laboratory   
GJEPC signs a cooperation agreement with UBM Asia Ltd.
In a historic move, the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) has signed a cooperation agreement with UBM Asia Ltd, for organizing the India   
ALROSA's Supervisory Board has endorsed the purchase of 10% of shares of PJSC Alrosa Nyurba
ALROSA's Supervisory Board in the course of absentee voting that took place on 21 March 2018 has considered and recognized the advisability of increasing   
ALROSA introduces commercial detector for polished diamonds identification
ALROSA Group, the world leader in diamond production, demonstrated the first national commercial device for identification of natural and synthetic 
FOREVERMARK BUILDS PRESENCE IN EUROPEAN MARKETS FOLLOWING SUCCESSFUL 2017 PERFORMANCE
De Beers Group recently announced that its Forevermark diamond brand will enter the German market for the first time after signing with an  
CORONET SETS NEW GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS TITLE UNVEILING THE MOST DIAMONDS SET ON A HANDBAG
Hong Kong diamond jeweler Coronet® is proud to announce its accomplishment of its third GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title with the Most  
Shri. Suresh Prabhu Inaugurates Common Facility Centre for Indian Diamond Industry at Amreli
The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), apex body of Indian Gem & Jewellery Industry has established its third Common Facility Centre  
ANGLO AMERICAN PLATINUM ANNOUNCES "BLESSINGS OF LOVE" AS THEME FOR PLATAFRICA 2018 DESIGN AND MANUFACTURE COMPETITION
In an era that is celebrating the rise of female power, "Blessings of Love" has been announced as the 2018 theme for the 19th annual PlatAfrica jewellery design   
Bangkok Gems and Jewelry Fair a Resounding Success
The 61 Bangkok Gems and Jewelry Fair was a resounding success as it draws international visitors and exhibitors to showcase the strength of Thailand's   
MGCJ to launch portable synthetic diamond identification kit to identify synthetic diamonds, both loose and mounted
One of the highlights of the upcoming 4th Mediterranean Gemmological and Jewellery Conference (MGCJ), to be held May 18-20, in Budva,   
IMPACT OF TAXATION ON GOLD AND CHALLENGES IN THE JEWELLERY SECTOR SET TO BE HOT TOPIC AT DUBAI PRECIOUS METALS CONFERENCE
DMCC, the world's leading Free Zone for commodities trade and enterprise, is set to hold an in-depth discussion on "The Evolution and Impact   
IGI Announces New Service for Manufacturers Operating in SEEPZ
IGI announced its new service, which will provide manufacturers operating out of SEEPZ (Santacruz Electronics Export Processing Zone)  
CARAT+ welcomes Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) as Main Partner for 2018 edition
CARAT+, The World's Premier Diamond Event, is pleased to welcome the Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) as its Main Partner for the 2018   
GEM DIAMONDS announced the sale of The Lesotho Legend
Gem Diamonds Limited is pleased to announce that the exceptional quality 910 carat D colour Type IIa diamond recovered from the Letšeng mine in  
Heavy response to GSI's Jewelry Design Workshop
GSI a leading gemological organization received heavy response towards its fourth jewelry design workshop. This workshop was conducted in Mumbai  
PRANDA GROUP OFFICALLY CERTIFIED AS "RJC" MEMBER
Pranda Group, a Thailand's leading fine jewelry manufacturer, has recently been certified as a member of Responsible Jewellery Council   
ALROSA Group rough diamond reserves grew to almost 1.2 billion carats in 2017
ALROSA Group, the largest diamond miner in the world, reviewed the results of geological prospecting in 2017. Total diamond reserves, taking into   
GIA India Holds Panel Discussion on "Synthetic Diamonds: Challenges and Opportunities" at Hyatt Ahmedabad
GIA (Gemological Institute of America) India held a panel discussion on "Synthetic Diamonds: Challenges and Opportunities" at Hotel  
ANGLO AMERICAN COMMITS TO INNOVATIVE AND AMBITIOUS SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGY
Anglo American has today launched its Sustainability Strategy, outlining an ambitious and innovative approach to three major areas of sustainability   
IDE's International Tender Center Exceeds Expectations for First Year
The International Tender Center (ITC), inaugurated by the Israel Diamond Exchange in February 2017, has succeeded beyond expectations during its   
DMCC TO HOST 7TH DUBAI PRECIOUS METALS CONFERENCE 9 APRIL 2018
DMCC, the world's leading Free Zone for commodities trade and enterprise, recently announced that it will hold the 7th edition of its   
Hong Kong International Jewellery Show Opened at HKCEC
Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 35th Hong Kong International Jewellery Show starts its five-day run (1-5 March)  
Lucara Diamond Announces Acquistion of Clara Diamond Solutions Corporation
Lucara Diamond Corp. recently announced the acquisition of Clara Diamond Solutions Corp. ("Clara"), a company whose primary asset is a secure, digital sales   
United nations' ecosoc renews italian exhibition group's accreditation as recognized educator and promoter of csr and sustainability in the jewellery supply chain
The accreditation by the UN's Economic and Social Council, which is extended through CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, recognises  
DUBAI DIAMOND EXCHANGE SIGNS STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH STARGEMS TO CONNECT INTERNATIONAL DIAMOND MINERS AND MANUFACTURERS
DMCC, the world's leading Free Zone for trade and enterprise, announced that its Dubai Diamond Exchange (DDE) signed a strategic partnership today   
IGI's Retail Support Program continues to empower retailers by redefining the art of jewelry merchandising
IGI School of Gemology, the educational wing of the International Gemological Institute, IGI India, organized a retail support program for  
Israel Diamond Pavilion at HKTDC Hong Kong to Hold Diamond Auction
The Israeli Diamond Industry is again preparing a major presence at HKTDC's Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show this year. The Israel   
IGI's decision to certify Traditional Jewelry revamps the face of Indian Jewelry
The world's trusted authority in diamond certification and education, IGI, announced their decision to certify uncut, unpolished diamonds,   
CARAT+ exhibitor rebooking rate surpasses 90% as second edition gathers momentum
CARAT+, The World's Premier Diamond Event, has announced that more than 90% of its exhibitors from the 2017 edition will return for the second   
The 61st Bangkok Gems and Jewelry Fair Opens with the Theme "Heritage & Craftsmanship" Commerce Ministry Confident the Fair Will Boost Gems and Jewelry Trade
The Ministry of Commerce's Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP) officially opens the 61st Bangkok Gems and Jewelry Fair   
GIT to Showcase Unique Thai Jewelry at Bangkok Gems
'Inheritance and Identities project aims to improve artisans' capabilities, and promote shopping and tourism in traditional jewelry communities in Thailand.   
Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem and Pearl Show Opened at AsiaWorld-Expo
The fifth Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem and Pearl Show, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), opened and will  
GJEPC signs MoU with MIDC for India's Largest Jewellery Park in Mumbai
In yet another landmark step, The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), the apex body of Indian Gem & Jewellery Industry has signed a Memorandum of  
11,660 Crore default scam rattles Indian Banks
Banks have been recently wary of lending to the Diamond sector due to history of defaults and collateral misappropriation by a few Diamond companies.   
ALROSA initially evaluated applications to the contest on the resumption of production at Mir deposit
ALROSA, the world leader in diamond mining, carried out initial evaluation of applications submitted to the open contest of projects for the  
JGGL Joins AIGS and GGTL Laboratories in 'Gem Alliance'
The Asian Institute of Gemological Sciences Laboratory announced that Japan Germany Gemmological Laboratories (JGGL) has joined the Gem Alliance,  
11th SIGNATURE IIJS COMMENCES BUYING SEASON WITH INDIA'S TOP-OF-THE-LINE JEWELLERY SHOW FROM 9TH TO 12TH FEBRUARY 2018
The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) presented the trade with two wonderful opportunities to commence the Year's   
ALROSA CEO meets with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Kingdom of Belgium Didier Reynders
Sergey Ivanov, CEO of ALROSA, held a working meeting with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the   
GSI will Host a One –Day Workshop on Jewelry Design on 17th February
GSI, the worlds' leading gemological organization will host a one day workshop on jewelry design at its Mumbai headquartered office   
WORLD'S FIRST DEEP COLD STORAGE FOR CRYPTO-COMMODITIES LAUNCHED BY REGAL ASSETS IN DUBAI
Regal RA DMCC, subsidiary of Regal Assets inc, an internationally renowned gold investment company, and the Middle East's first company to   
Stargems Group and SACIM Sarl (Anhui-Congo Mining Investment Company) Successfully Conduct Two Tenders Totaling 641,962 Carats of Rough Diamonds
Stargems Group, one of UAE's leading international diamond companies in collaboration with SACIM SARL (Anhui-Congo Mining Investment Company)  
The Israel Diamond Exchange Launches Official Partnership with Alibaba.com
The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) today officially launched a partnership with Alibaba.com, making it the first diamond bourse to offer polished   
Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition reveals 2018 edition and celebrates 15 years of delivering the finest in luxury to Qatar
Organisers of Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition (DJWE), today announced the 15th edition of the exhibition will be held between 21 and 26 February   
NAMDEB HOLDINGS SEEKS BUYER TO SECURE LONG-TERM FUTURE FOR ELIZABETH BAY MINE
Namdeb Holdings, a 50/50 joint venture between the Government of the Republic of Namibia and De Beers Group, today announced it is to seek a  
COMMODITY EXPERTS TACKLE LATEST INDUSTRY TRENDS AT THE 5TH GLOBAL COMMODITY OUTLOOK CONFERENCE IN DUBAI
DMCC, the world's leading Free Zone for commodities trade and enterprise in Dubai, and Richcomm Global Services, the Dubai-based   
During IDWI 2018 IDE Dedicates Diamond Tech Innovation Center
On the second day of the 7th International Diamond Week (IDWI), the Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) officially launched its new innovation   
ALROSA holds a meeting with long-term clients
ALROSA, the world leader in diamond mining, held an annual meeting with its long-term clients on February 7. This is the first meeting of the new three-year   
World Jewelry & Diamond Hub, Panama, elects Edi Faltz President of the Latin American diamond bourse
The membership of the World Jewelry & Diamond Hub, Panama, Latin America's first and only diamond exchange, has elected Edi Faltz as its new President.   
IGI's 'Know Your Diamond' seminar succeeds at bridging the consumer-knowledge gap
The session focused on educating the consumers about the various aspects in diamonds that help in determining their quality and price.  
CARAT+ TO IMPRESS WITH NEW COLOURED GEMSTONES SECTOR AT 2018 EDITION
CARAT+, The World's Premier Diamond Event, will welcome leading coloured gemstone specialists for a debut Coloured Gemstones Sector at   
INDUSTRY EXPERTS TO DISCUSS COMMODITIES AND MACRO-ECONOMIC TRENDS AT THE 5TH GLOBAL COMMODITY OUTLOOK CONFERENCE
DMCC, the world's leading Free Zone for commodities trade and enterprise in Dubai, and Richcomm Global Services, the Dubai-based  
Fancy color diamond price index slightly up in Q4 2017
According to The Fancy Color Research Foundation (FCRF), the fourth quarter of 2017 saw a slight rise in fancy color diamond prices over the previous quarter.   
First Blockchain for coloured gemstones – Gübelin Gem Lab and Everledger have signed a partnership to create new transparency levels in the gemstone industry
The Gübelin Gem Lab, one of the most renowned gemmological laboratories, and Everledger, a leading global emerging technology enterprise,   
Leading Diamond Industry Organizations Back Standard-Setting "Diamond Terminology Guideline"
Nine of the leading diamond industry organizations and jewelry associations have jointly released the Diamond Terminology Guideline,   
Russian government signs MOU with CIBJO and AWDC, aims to harmonize Russian diamond classification system with international standard
The Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation has concluded a Memorandum of Understanding with CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, and the   
Diamond and jewellery organisations present 'Diamond Terminology Guideline,' setting universal standard for communicating about diamonds and synthetic diamonds
Nine of the leading diamond and jewellery industry organisations (AWDC, CIBJO, DPA, GJEPC, IDI, IDMA, USJC, WDC and WFDB) have released a jointly developed Diamond Terminology Guideline to encourage full, fair and effective use of a clear and accessible terminology for diamonds and synthetics diamonds by all sector bodies, organisations, traders and retailers.  
ALROSA appoints Jim Vimadalal as Director of Mumbai representative office
Jim Vimadalal, who previously worked at Indian offices of Rio Tinto and Swarovski, was appointed as Director of ALROSA's representative office in Mumbai.   
North Arrow Expands the Mel Diamond Project, Nunavut to Over 56,000 Ha
North Arrow Minerals Inc. recently reported that it has significantly increased the size of its 100% owned Mel Diamond Project from 7,500 ha   
DE BEERS GROUP PROGRESSES DEVELOPMENT OF FIRST BLOCKCHAIN INITIATIVE TO SPAN THE DIAMOND VALUE CHAIN
De Beers Group recently announced it is progressing development of the first blockchain technology initiative to span the diamond value chain and   
Government of Mongolia and Rio Tinto to explore win-win partnership solutions
The Prime Minister of Mongolia U. Khurelsukh and other government representatives and Rio Tinto chief executive J-S Jacques met in Ulaanbaatar  
Precious objects sourced from the sea could be beacons of sustainability, 'Green and Blue' seminar attendees discover in Vicenza
In a planet threatened by uncontrolled climate change, the jewellery industry could come to be recognized as a beacon of sustainability and positive   
WITH A + 10% OF BUYERS, VICENZAORO IS CONFIRMED THE MOST IMPORTANT APPOINTMENT FOR JEWELLERY IN THE EUROPEAN CONTINENT
Excellent results for the VICENZAORO January 2018 edition. The Professional Show, called The Jewellery Boutique Show®, organized by the Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) - a company born from the merger between Rimini Fiera and Fiera di Vicenza - in the 6 days of the event recorded an important growth of buyers, registering a + 10% (compared to the January 2017 edition), coming from 130 countries and reaching over 36,000 total presences   
ALROSA to auction large rough diamonds at IDWI 2018
The International Diamond Week in Israel (IDWI), organized by the Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) from February 5 – 7, 2018, will feature an auction of   
CARAT+ INVITES LEADING DIAMOND PROFESSIONALS TO JOIN VIP CARAT+ CLUB INITIATIVE
CARAT+, The World's Premier Diamond Event, has launched its VIP CARAT+ Club to offer leading diamond industry professionals and buyers exclusive  
GJEPC welcomes the Newly Elected Chairman and Vice Chairman for 2018-2020
The election results for the Chairmanship and Vice Chairmanship of GJEPC was announced today. Shri Pramod Kumar Agarwal has been   
ALROSA signed 67 long-term diamond supply agreements
ALROSA formed a list of clients for the new contract period 2018-2020.The Company signed 67 long-term agreements with 65 companies for   
New Diamond Based Cryptocurrencies to be Unveiled at IDWI 2018
During the next International Diamond Week in Israel (IDWI) (from February 5 – 7, 2018), the Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) will unveil new   
IGI conducts a 'Diamond Grading' workshop for the team of KIAH diamond Jewellery
The education wing of the International Gemological Institute, IGI India, conducted a two day workshop on 'Diamond Grading' for the team of 'KIAH,'  
The golden South Sea pearl graces the ASEAN 2017 ladies' luncheon
The golden South Sea pearl is globally recognized as a cultural emblem. Last Nov. 14 during the week of the Association of Southeast Asian  
Shmuel Schnitzer steps down as IDI Chairman
In the wake of the departure of Shmuel Schnitzer from the post of Chairman of the Israel Diamond Institute (IDI), the organization's Board   
ALROSA to continue "Cheer" sports festival in Yakutia in 2018
In December 2017, a sports festival "Cheer" took place in the diamond province of Yakutia. ALROSA brought stars of basketball and acrobatic   
VICENZAORO Awarded the Oscars of jewellery during the sixth edition of the Andrea Palladio International Jewellery Awards
In Vicenza the Oscars are those of Jewel and yesterday, January 19th, at the Palladio Theatre of the Vicenza Fair, the awards   
CARAT+ TO MAKE DAZZLING RETURN TO ANTWERP IN MAY 2018 WITH NEW PARTNERS AND SHOW FEATURES
The second edition of The World's Premier Diamond Event, CARAT+, will open at the Antwerp Expo Belgium on May 6, introducing new show   
CARAT+ INVITES LEADING DIAMOND PROFESSIONALS TO JOIN VIP CARAT+ CLUB INITIATIVE
CARAT+, The World's Premier Diamond Event, has launched its VIP CARAT+ Club to offer leading diamond industry professionals and buyers exclusive   
IGI North and South America Achieves Re-Certification by RJC
The International Gemological Institute (IGI) continues to promote the importance of upholding credibility and high industry standards  
VICENZORO is getting ready for Oscars night… the jewellery ones of course!
In Vicenza the Oscars are those of Jewellery. On January 19th, the Palladio Theater of the Vicenza Fair will host the awards ceremony for the   
President of Angola approves deal to increase ALROSA's participation in Catoca
The President of the Republic of Angola João Lourenço signed the Decree permitting the redistribution of 16.4% stake in the share capital of Catoca  
At VICENZAORO January, THE DESIGN ROOM with 12 top independent international brands
VICENZAORO January 2018, the largest international Gold and Jewellery Show in Europe, scheduled to run from 19th to 24th January, confirms   
Pearls and coral to be placed in the spotlight at CIBJO/IEG seminar on environmentally, socially and economically sustainable jewellery
Environmental, as well as social and economic responsibility in the jewellery sector will be the focus of a seminar scheduled for Monday, January 22, 2018, during   
Kalasha Fine Jewels hosts IGI's 'Know Your Diamond' Workshop in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
The workshop's exhaustive approach helped diamond zealots across the city eliminate their apprehensions about the clarity and value of a diamond at   
ALROSA receives first diamonds from Verkhne-Munskoe deposit
In December, ALROSA's Udachny Mining and Processing Division completed the removal of 75 tons of diamondiferous ore from Verkhnyaya Muna for   
From Amber to Bits: “Gold of Baltic Sea” and “Digital Transformation” as Highlights
With the exhibition entitled “Baltic Amber. Tradition & Innovation”, Poland, the INHORGENTA partner country, puts Baltic Gold into the focus, presenting award-winning  
IGI conducts the 'Young Gemologist' workshop in Mumbai
The two day workshop conducted for the students of St. Gregorios High School had young minds delve deep into the world of Gemology. IGI School  
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TAX Woes take India & UAE gem and jewellery sector on a roller coaster! Indian gem and jewellery sector is on a roll once again. Coming back after   
Golden Star Bogoso/Prestea wins Mining Company of the Year in Ghana
Golden Star Bogoso/Prestea Ltd has been adjudged the Mining Company of the Year at the 2017 Ghana Mining Industry Awards (GMIA). The company   
IGI's Screening Equipments and Seminars get an affirmative nod at Surat Sparkle International, 2017
The official Knowledge and Laboratory Partner had its acclaimed screening equipments displayed for better understanding of the Grading and Identification   
“State Government will soon undertake the process of recognizing the IIGJ as a part of Mumbai University”
The Indian Institute of Gems and Jewellery (IIGJ), an educational project of the Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) celebrated its 11th   
ALROSA to hold 30 international auctions for the sale of special size rough diamonds in 2018
In 2018, PJSC ALROSA is planning to hold 30 international auctions for the sale of special size natural rough diamonds over 10.8 carats.  
ALROSA Supervisory Board approves gas assets auction sale
On December 22, ALROSA Supervisory Board approved the sale of ALROSA gas assets at a public auction and key terms and criteria of the sale.  
Chow Tai Fook Sponsors Investor Relations Symposium 2017 and Supports HKIRA's First-ever Publication "Investor Relations Best Practice Guide"
Chow Tai Fook is proud to be the sponsor of the Investor Relations Symposium 2017, co-organised by Hong Kong Investor Relations Association   
ALROSA to create single Environmental Center
Public Joint Stock Company ALROSA, the world leader in diamond mining, centralizes the work of ecologists of its structural subdivisions.  
IDWI 2018 Invites Buyers to Combine Business and Pleasure
The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) is inviting international buyers to combine business with pleasure when they attend the seventh International   
Shree. Vallabhbhai Patel, Chairman, Kiran Gems Pvt. Ltd supports the families of ‘Bharat kay Veer’.
To care, nurture and empathize with a martyr’s family is a national duty of every citizen. Keeping these ethos in mind, Shree. Vallabhbhai Patel,   
IDWI 2018 to Feature High End Diamond Jewelry
Israel’s 7th International Diamond Week (IDWI), to be held by the Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) from February 5 – 7, 2018, will feature a section devoted   
The 29th International Jewelry Exhibition ARU Astana 2017
The 29th International Jewellery Exhibition ARU in Astana finished with success on November 12, 2017 once again confirming itself as the largest specialized   
VICENZAORO January - The Jewellery Boutique Show: the 2018 edition is SOLD OUT !
The Jewellery Boutique Show, scheduled to take place in the Vicenza Exhibition Centre from 19th to 24th January, is a sold out with a growth trend in countertendency with   
AWDC and Bain & Company present seventh annual Global Diamond Report
Bain & Company’s seventh annual Global Diamond Report finds rough-diamond players are likely to increase their marketing spend by about 50 percent   
Stellar Diamonds plc announces the Completion of Sale of Guinea Assets
Stellar Diamonds plc, the diamond development company focused on Sierra Leone, is pleased to report that, further to its announcement on 28 November 2017, it has   
ALROSA recovers 98.63-carat large diamond from Jubilee pipe
ALROSA has recovered a large gem-quality diamond of 98.63 carats from Jubilee (Yubileynaya) pipe. The company's business unit Aikhal Mining and  
IGI Introduces Website for Italian Alumni Association
The International Gemological Institute (IGI) today announced the launch of, igialumni-italy.org, a website designed specifically for its Italy Alumni Association.  
ALROSA among Top 3 for Environmental Responsibility
PJSC ALROSA ranked among the top three in the environmental responsibility rating of the Russian mining and smelting companies. The rating results were announced by the   
GSI EXPANDS SYNTHETIC DIAMOND JEWELRY TESTING SERVICES TO REACH CLIENTS WORLDWIDE
Gemological Science International (GSI), one of the world’s leading gemological institutions, recently announced it has expanded its’ synthetic testing services   
The 7th International Diamond Week in Israel to Feature Technology Theme
The 7th International Diamond Week in Israel (IDWI), to be held on February 5 – 7, 2018, will showcase the role of new technology in upgrading the   
AWDC and De Beers Talk Blockchain
The Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC), representing the largest diamond trade hub worldwide, and diamond mining company De Beers today  
Employee recruitment, motivation and retention guide for jewellery industry now available for downloading via CIBJO website
"People: Our Greatest Asset," an employee recruitment, motivation and retention guide prepared specifically for the jewellery industry is now available  
CIBJO President expresses support for De Beers plan to develop diamond traceability system based on blockchain technology
CIBJO President Gaetano Cavalieri has voiced the World Jewellery Confederation's support for a De Beers development project that employs blockchain technology,   
EDWARD JOHNSON JOINS THE RESPONSIBLE JEWELLERY COUNCIL (RJC) AS DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Edward Johnson joins the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) as Director of Business Development to expand its expertise and drive growth for the   
Stellar Diamonds plc announces the Extension of Tribute Mining Agreement Longstop date
Stellar Diamonds plc, the London listed diamond development company focused on West Africa, announces that it has agreed with Octea Mining to extend the longstop date  
Signet Jewelers supports education in mining communities in DRC
Diamond Development Initiative (DDI) is pleased to acknowledge Signet Jewelers’ renewed commitment to access to education for children in the DRC, through   
AWDC and GJEPC Announce Collaboration MyKYCBank Project
Today, the Antwerp World Diamond Centre and the Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council have announced they will join forces in rolling out an  
ALROSA improves loans and borrowings position to reduce financial costs
ALROSA, the global leader in rough diamond production, has improved its loans and borrowings position to reduce financial costs.   
DE BEERS GROUP ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
De Beers Group recently announced three changes to its Executive Committee. Neil Ventura, currently Executive Vice-President, Auction Sales, will become   
Magic gemstones, precious minerals and fascinating fossils
You can see the satisfaction on the faces of exhibitors and visitors – Mineralien Hamburg, the world’s fourth biggest mineral and gemstone show, has come to an   
The golden South Sea pearl graces the ASEAN 2017 ladies’ luncheon
The golden South Sea pearl is globally recognized as a cultural emblem. Last Nov. 14 during the week of the Association of Southeast Asian  
Registration Now Open for Israel’s International Diamond Week February 5 - 7, 2018
The excitement has begun: registration is now open for the seventh International Diamond Week in Israel (IDWI), to be held from February 5 to 7, 
EXPECTATIONS CHANGING/CHANGING
EXPECTATIONS: DIAMOND TRACEABILITY
In a world of fleeting connections and disposable luxury, diamonds must stand for enduring value that is grounded in confidence. Confidence that a   
ALROSA sums up the results of the first auction for the sale of unique diamonds from The Dynasty collection
The first auction for the sale of The Dynasty collection has been finalized with an average premium of 30% to reserve prices. More than 130 companies   
World’s Largest Jewellery Marketplace Opens in Hong Kong Early Next Year
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) will stage the 5th Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Showfrom 27 February   
AHMED BIN SULAYEM TAKES OVER PRESIDENCY OF THE DUBAI DIAMOND EXCHANGE
The Dubai Diamond Exchange (‘DDE’), a DMCC ('Dubai Multi Commodities Centre') platform, confirmed today further to its announcement at the   
Simon Thompson to succeed Jan du Plessis as chairman
Rio Tinto has appointed Simon Thompson as chairman. Mr Thompson, who joined the Rio Tinto board as a non-executive director in 2014,  
Corporate Social Responsibility High on DMCC’s Agenda in Partnership with United Nations Global Compact
DMCC, the world’s leading Free Zone for commodities trade and enterprise in Dubai, announced today it is the first Free Zone in the UAE to commit to the   
GJEPC presents first-ever India International Diamond Week in India
The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) organized the first-ever India International Diamond Week in the country from 7th to 9th November   
DE BEERS SEEKS EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR VOORSPOED MINE
De Beers Group today announced it is seeking expressions of interest from potential buyers for its Voorspoed mine in Kroonstad, Free State, South Africa.   
More than 130 applicants to compete for The Dynasty collection stones at the auction
On November 29, ALROSA is holding a silent auction for the sale of the unique polished diamond collection The Dynasty. More than 130 participants have  
Chow Tai Fook Announces Encouraging 2017/18 Interim Results
Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited (“Chow Tai Fook” or the “Company”; collectively with its subsidiaries, the “Group”; SEHK stock code: 1929), a Hong Kong   
AIGS & GGTL Announce Launch of ‘Gem Alliance’
The Asian Institute of Gemological Sciences Laboratory and GGTL announced today that they are joining forces to form the Gem Alliance, a cooperation based  
TECHNICAL COLLABORATION BETWEEN GII AND NGTC SIGNING OF LETTER OF INTENT (LOI)
Gemmological Institute of India, (GII) Mumbai and National Gem Testing Center (NGTC), China, two leading and oldest institutes working in Research   
The World’s Most Expensive Rough Diamond in Israel for Laser Cutting
The 813-carat Constellation Diamond has been brought to Israel to be laser cut, in the first stage of its processing since the diamond was discovered   
Signet Jewelers Reports Third Quarter Financial Results
Signet Jewelers Limited (“Signet”) (NYSE:SIG), the world's largest retailer of diamond jewelry, today announced its results   
INHORGENTA MUNICH 2018 presents the INHORGENTA AWARD for the second time
One of the trade show’s highlights enters the second round: the INHORGENTA AWARD. The award presentation by INHORGENTA MUNICH 2018, Europe’s   
Gemological Science International presents –Managing the Challenge of Man-Made Diamonds at Dubai DMCC
Gemological Science International (GSI) is pleased to announce that they will be presenting a seminar entitled "Man Made Diamonds -- Myths and the Facts   
DE BEERS GROUP ANNOUNCES SHINING LIGHT AWARDS FINALISTS FOR 2016/2017
De Beers Group is pleased to announce the nine regional finalists in this year’s Shining Light Awards, which recognise emerging jewellery designers in Botswana, 
Fancy color diamond price index climbs slightly in Q3 of 2017
The Fancy Color Diamond Index for the third quarter of 2017 indicates a slight rise overall of 0.2% over Q2 2017, for yellow, pink and blue fancy color   
Malca-Amit takes lead investment in FinTech startup Mazalit Partners to offer industry digital payment solutions
Malca-Amit announced it has taken a lead investment in a revolutionary Fintech startup named Mazalit. The venture, founded and headed by veteran diamantaire   
GOVERNMENT, UNITED NATIONS AND INDUSTRY LEADERS CONVENE FOR DE BEERS GROUP 2017 DIAMOND CONFERENCE
De Beers Group, in partnership with Botswana’s Ministry of Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security, and in collaboration with the United  
CIBJO concludes successful 2017 congress in Bangkok, strong focus on responsible sourcing of coloured gemstones
CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, has successfully concluded its annual congress in Bangkok, Thailand. The three-day event, running from November   
IIDGR EXPANDS IN CHINA WITH EXTENSION OF SOO KEE GROUP GRADING PARTNERSHIP
The International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research (IIDGR), part of De Beers Group, has announced it is expanding its existing grading partnership   
DGCX Volumes grow in Currencies and Stock Futures in October
The month of October opened on a volatile note with geopolitical tensions in Europe, the US, and Asia, which led investors and traders to increasingly   
Israel’s International Diamond Week to be held February 5 – 7, 2018
The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) has announced that the next International Diamond Week in Israel (IDWI) will be held on February 5 – 7, 2018.   
World Ruby Forum 2017 Emphasizes Thailand’s Potential World’s Gem and Jewellery Trading Hub
The Gem and Jewelry Institute of Thailand (Public Organization) or GIT collaborated with the public and private sectors both domestically and internationally   
Debbie Azar –Chief panelist on rising concerns of Lab-grown diamond in Dubai Diamond Conference
The second day of biennial Dubai Diamond Conference addressed rising concerns of synthetic diamonds in the Industry. Ms. Debbie Azar concentrated on this  
Top Gem Experts Worldwide to Join the World Ruby Forum 2017
Gem and jewelry experts from across the globe will gather to attend the World Ruby Forum 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand to share their insights on world ruby   
SARAH KITLEY-SPENCER APPOINTED AS NEW EVENT MANAGER OF INTERNATIONAL JEWELLERY LONDON
International Jewellery London (IJL), the UK’s leading jewellery industry event recently announced that Sarah Kitley-Spencer has been appointed as the new   
VICTOR MINE TO COMPLETE MINING AND PRODUCTION ACTIVITIES IN Q1 2019
De Beers Group recently announced that its Victor mine in northern Ontario, Canada, will complete mining and production activities in the first quarter of 2019, once the current open pit  
IGI Launches Progressive Diamond ID Report
The International Gemological Institute (IGI) today formally announced its diamond evaluation card – the Diamond ID report. Unlike other reports   
HRD ANTWERP LAUNCHES ITS REVOLUTIONARY NEW PRODUCT, THE ID CARD
HRD Antwerp, Europe’s leading authority in diamond certification, launched its new ID CARD on the 26th of October 2017 at its HQ in the Antwerp diamond district.   
"Investment grade diamonds are the best of the best" Diamond Bullion™ now listed on SDIX
The Singapore Diamond Mint Company ("SDM") recently announced the launch of the Diamond Bullion™, a revolutionary new investment product   
Shining Bright at the 8th Muscat International Jewellery Exhibition 2017
The 8th Edition of Muscat International Jewellery Exhibition 2017 launches with great enthusiasm and interest from buyers and sellers in the gems   
Former Prime Minister David Cameron to give keynote address at Dubai Diamond Conference
The Dubai Diamond Exchange (‘DDE’), a DMCC ('Dubai Multi Commodities Centre') platform, announced today that former UK Prime Minister,   
North Arrow Commences Diamond Processing, Naujaat Project , Nunavut
North Arrow Minerals Inc. reported the start of processing of samples collected during its recently completed summer drilling and mini-bulk sampling programs  
Singapore Diamond Investment Exchange to list Diamond Bullion™
The Singapore Diamond Mint Company announced the launch of the Diamond Bullion, a revolutionary new investment product designed to bolster  
World Ruby Forum Announces Speakers
Organizers of the World Ruby Forum announced the lineup of speakers for the November 4th event in Bangkok in association with the CIBJO Congress.   
CIBJO certified as being carbon neutral in 2016 after offsetting its greenhouse gas emissions through retired credits
For the fourth consecutive year, CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, has been certified as carbon neutral, after offsetting its greenhouse gas emissions for   
EFFECT OF GOODS & SERVICES TAX IN UAE AND INDIA SET AS KEY AGENDA POINT FOR DUBAI DIAMOND CONFERENCE 16-17 OCTOBER
The Dubai Diamond Exchange (‘DDE’), a DMCC ('Dubai Multi Commodities Centre') platform, will hold an in-depth discussion on “The introduction of   
Industry leaders endorse jewellery and gemstone sector's 'duty of care' at seminar in Vicenza studying impact of EU conflict minerals law
The significance and potential impact on the jewellery industry of Regulation (EU) 2017/821, which will control the import into the European Union of gold,   
INDUSTRY EXPERTS TO DISCUSS ALL ASPECTS OF SYNTHETICS AT DUBAI DIAMOND CONFERENCE 16-17 OCTOBER
The Dubai Diamond Exchange (‘DDE’), a DMCC ('Dubai Multi Commodities Centre') platform, will hold an in-depth discussion on the issue of synthetic diamonds   
DUBAI DIAMOND CONFERENCE 2017 Shaping the future of an interconnected marketplace
The Dubai Diamond Exchange (‘DDE’), a DMCC ('Dubai Multi Commodities Centre') platform, recently announced the launch of a specially developed App for   
Clement Sabbagh chosen NEW ICA President!
At the annual Hong Kong Board of Directors meeting last month during the September Hong Kong Jewellery and Gem Fair, the International Colored Gemstone   
DUBAI DIAMOND CONFERENCE 2017 16-17 OCTOBER Shaping the future of an interconnected marketplace
The Dubai Diamond Exchange (‘DDE’), a DMCC ('Dubai Multi Commodities Centre') platform, today announced the keynote speakers and subjects  
Crossfor Celebration to the Successful Initial Public Offering 17th September - September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair, HKCEC
To celebrate the new stage as a publicly listed company in Japan, Crossfor Co., Ltd. (7810.T), the founder of Dancing Stone® and one of the best-known jewellers   
DE BEERS GROUP PARTNERS WITH UNITED NATIONS TO EMPOWER WOMEN IN ITS DIAMOND PRODUCING COUNTRIES, ACROSS ITS BUSINESS AND IN MARKETING CAMPAIGNS
De Beers Group today announced a three-year partnership with UN Women to accelerate the advancement of women across its organisation, in its  
Peregrine Diamonds Successfully Completes 2017 Work Program at Chidliak and Provides Botswana Project Update
Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. recently announced that it has successfully completed its 2017 work program at its 100%-owned Chidliak Diamond Project   
Gübelin Gem Lab wins JNA Awards 2017 with its Emerald Paternity Test
At the JNA 2017 the Gübelin Gem Lab has been awarded in the category “Industry Innovation of the Year” for its Emerald Paternity Test. The Emerald Paternity   
Asian Institute of Gemological Sciences (AIGS) and Natural Color Diamond Association (NCDIA) launch NCDIA ASIA
The Asian Institute of Gemological Sciences (AIGS) announced recently a cooperation with the Natural Color Diamond Association (NCDIA) in launching NCDIA Asia,   
JNA Awards 2017 Appreciates Industry stalwarts
The sixth annual JNA Awards, one of the most prestigious international awards in the jewellery industry, successfully held its gala event at the InterContinental Hong Kong   
CIBJO European Jewellery Guild established, to represent common interests of all European jewellery players
The CIBJO European Jewellery Guild, a new body of leading associations from across the continent, has been formally established within the   
Kiran Gems Pvt. Ltd. wins the prestigious international JNA Award for OUTSTANDING ENTERPRISE OF THE YEAR – INDIA
A company that constantly evolves and allows itself to adjust to changes is most likely to experience phenomenal growth within a short period. Kiran   
Antwerp diamond centre denounces accusations: controls did not fail
The Antwerp World Diamond Centre denounces accusations made by Global Witness earlier today regarding three shipments of diamonds from Zimbabwe which   
GSI’s ‘Successful American Strategies – Retail Vision 2020’ – receives accolade among trade professionals
Gemological Science International (GSI) presented a breakfast seminar on ‘Successful American Retail Strategies’. The seminar was presented in collaboration  
HRD Antwerp
HRD Antwerp, Europe’s leading authority in diamond certification, has launched its new D-Scope+ at the Hong Kong Jewellery and Gem Fair, which runs from  
BrilliAnt 2018 to be highlight of Antwerp Diamond Year BrilliAnt - the 9th ADTF is to be held January 28-30, 2018
The ninth edition of BrilliANT - the Antwerp Diamond Trade Fair will be of the highlights of Antwerp's Diamond Year 2017-2018. BrilliAnt has become the world's   
Overall gold demand declines in Q2 as slower ETF inflows offset stronger physical demand
Global gold demand in Q2 2017 was 953 tonnes (t), a fall of 10% compared with the same period in 2016. This was reflected in a 14% decline in demand for the first   
CIBJO releases Marketing & Education Special Report, focuses on recruiting and supporting winning employees
With fewer than nine weeks to go to the opening of the 2017 CIBJO Congress in Bangkok, Thailand, on November 5, 2017, the first of the CIBJO commissions'   
Israel Diamond Exchange to Support Digital Currency Based on Diamonds
The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) has signed an agreement with start-up CARATS.IO to launch a digital currency backed by diamonds named   
EVOLVING ROLE AND PERCEPTION OF WOMEN IN SOCIETY CREATING NEW SOURCES OF DIAMOND JEWELLERY DEMAND
New research published today by De Beers Group in its latest Diamond Insight Report reveals that shifting relationship dynamics, women’s expanding roles   
SUCCESSFUL IJL 2017 CLOSES WITH INSIGNETY NAMED AS ‘EXHIBITOR OF THE YEAR’
Insignety, the new retail, in-store design experience launched at the show, was named as the winner of this year's new Editors' Choice Award - 'Exhibitor of the Year'   
Methods of responsible sourcing from small-case miners of coloured stones discussed during visit of CIBJO President to Colombia
With support growing for an international system that will monitor the responsible sourcing of coloured gemstones, CIBJO President Gaetano Cavalieri  
DE BEERS ROUGH DIAMOND SALES FOR CYCLE 7, 2017
De Beers Group recently announced the value of rough diamond sales (Global Sightholder Sales and Auction Sales) for the seventh sales cycle of 2017.  
Rising stars in jewellery design lauded in the Xifu International Gold Wedding Jewellery Design Competition 2017
The Xifu International Gold Wedding Jewellery Design Competition 2017 is about to enter its final judging phase. Five international luminaries in   
GJEPC welcomes increase in De Beers’ marketing spend
Praveenshankar Pandya, Chairman, Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), has welcomed the decision of the world’s   
IAMGOLD Confirms Significant Gold Discovery Exceeding Initial Targets at Saramacca - Strategically Located Near its Rosebel Gold Mine
IAMGOLD Corporation today announced the first mineral resource estimate in accordance with the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum   
A new inclusive vision for African development forged at global forum
The South African government, United Nations Development Programme and regional leaders gathered today to push for more inclusive growth for Africa's 2063   
DE BEERS TO MAKE LARGEST INVESTMENT IN DIAMOND MARKETING SINCE 2008
De Beers Group has announced it will invest more than US$140 million in marketing this year – its biggest spend since 2008.   
GCC region, An open Market for Indian Handmade Jewellery
The India International Jewellery Show, Premier Edition organised by the GJEPC this year in Mumbai had a special session on ‘Opportunities for Indian   
The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council presented 'Prelude to IIJS 2017'
In a new move, The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council held a special show on the eve of the IIJS this year titled “Prelude to IIJS 2017”.   
THE PERFECT LINK! DMCC PARTNERS WITH VOD DUBAI INTERNATIONAL JEWELLERY SHOW
VOD Dubai International Jewellery Show, the Middle East’s only B2B and B2C jewellery industry mega event, has strengthened its commercial proposition for  
T Mark Guarantees Quality Jewelry from Thailand
The Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), Ministry of Commerce, guarantees the quality and craftsmanship of Thai jewelry brands with the Thailand  
International Natural Diamond Monitoring Committee launched
A number of leading diamond and jewellery trade bodies from across the world have come together to form an International Natural Diamond Monitoring Committee   
DUBAI DIAMOND CONFERENCE 2017 ANNOUNCED 16-17 OCTOBER
The Dubai Diamond Exchange (‘DDE’), a DMCC (Dubai Multi Commodities Centre) platform, today announced the third edition of its biennial two-day   
Start-Up Nation at the Israel Diamond Exchange
The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) joins the "Start-Up Nation" with the opening of Diamond Tech Innovation Center – a technological incubator for Israeli   
IGI's D'Show sets new standards for National Buyer Seller Meets...
7th edition of the 4-day IGI Buyer-Seller Knowledge National Meet recently concluded in Goa. The show continues to encourage gems and jewellery fraternity,   
Mineralien Hamburg celebrates jubilee 40 years in the sign of gems and fascinating fossils
Fascinating one-offs, beautiful jewels, million-year-old fossils – at the 40th Mineralien Hamburg some 400 exhibitors with unique objects and exhibits from the most   
IIJS 2017 opens to a full house in the city of Mumbai, India
The 34th edition of the India International Jewellery Show [27th July to 31st July] opened with increased number of exhibitors [more than 1200 booths] and   
DE BEERS GROUP TO CONSIDER INVESTMENTS IN START-UPS
De Beers Group recently announced the creation of De Beers Ventures to actively consider the acquisition of minority equity stakes in start-ups  
Gaetano Cavalieri joins with Fijian delegation, led by country's premier, promoting sustainable pearl industry at UN Oceans Conference
Gaetano Cavalieri, the President of CIBJO, has joined a high-level delegation from the Republic of Fiji, led by the country's Prime Minister, Frank Bainimarama,  
Regional Cooperation at the Thailand Gems & Jewelry Fair 2017
The Thailand Gems & Jewelry Fair 2017 opened its doors to exhibitors, buyers, visitors and those involved in the gems and jewelry industry yesterday with  
North Arrow Announces Drilling Program is Underway at Naujaat Diamond Project, NU
North Arrow Minerals Inc. is pleased to announce the start of a $3.2M exploration program at the Company's 100% owned Naujaat (now-yat; formerly   
GIA Previews New Instrument & Lab Services at IIJS from 27-31 July 2017
GIA (Gemological Institute of America) will be showcasing its new instrument to identify mounted and loose natural diamonds, a new service that tells the digital   
DMCC AND ALROSA EXTEND COOPERATION IN MOSCOW MEETING
Executive Chairman of DMCC (Dubai Multi Commodities Centre), Ahmed Bin Sulayem and ALROSA President Sergey Ivanov, have agreed to enhance diamond   
Taxing diamonds is a retrograde step says GJEPC Chairman
Taxing diamonds is a retrograde step and not in sync with equivalence policy. Diamonds are the key raw materials for gem and jewellery exports business.   
IIDGR ANNOUNCES GRADING PARTNERSHIP WITH LEADING BRIDAL JEWELLERY RETAILER IN JAPAN
The International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research (IIDGR), a De Beers Group company, has entered a partnership with one of   
WFDB Congratulates Diamond Producers Association on Boosting Budget to $57 Million
The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) has hailed the decision of the Diamond Producers Association to significantly
Gemological Science International demonstrated ‘Live Testing’ Services at Continental Buying Group (CBG) at LAS VEGAS-International Show
Gemological Science International (GSI) offered its Live Testing services at the industry most premium event at the Continental Buying Group at Las Vegas.   
Indo-Russian Ties in the Diamond Sector Take a Giant Leap
In a historical development marking an important milestone in the relations between the Indian and Russian diamond industries, The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council  
DMCC EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN TO CONNECT WESTERN AUSTRALIA’S ENTREPRENEURS AND BUSINESS LEADERS OF THE FUTURE WITH THE WORLD’S LEADING FREE ZONE IN DUBAI
DMCC (Dubai Multi Commodities Centre) Executive Chairman, Ahmed Bin Sulayem’s efforts to enhance the bilateral relationship between DMCC,  
Chow Tai Fook is Selected as a Constituent Stock of Hang Seng High Dividend Yield Index
Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited (“Chow Tai Fook” or the “Company”; collectively with its subsidiaries, the “Group”; SEHK stock code: 1929),   
DE BEERS TO AUCTION POLISHED DIAMONDS MANUFACTURED DIRECTLY FROM ITS OWN ROUGH
De Beers Group has announced its Auction Sales business will pilot the sale of its own polished diamonds using auctions for the first time. The sale will comprise   
Israel Diamond Exchange Opens Internet Marketing Wing
The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) opened a new wing dedicated to promoting internet marketing among its members. Over the past year the   
ANGLO AMERICAN APPOINTS IAN ASHBY TO THE BOARD
Anglo American plc announced that Ian Ashby will join the Board as a non-executive director, with effect 25 July 2017.   
Stornoway Announces 1 Million Carats Produced at Renard
Stornoway Diamond Corporation recently announced the production of one million carats of diamonds at the Renard Diamond Mine in Quebec.   
HPHT Grown Diamond Detector Perfected by Yehuda
"There's been a lot of talk lately about HPHT-grown diamond detectors and what they might or might not be able to do and how much they might or might   
Israeli Diamonds to Sparkle at JCK Las Vegas
The Israeli Diamond Industry is in high gear with preparations for JCK Las Vegas (June 5-8, 2017,) the most important trade show in Israel's number one export market.   
2nd India SAARC – Middle East Buyer Seller Meet (BSM) 2017 at Delhi
The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council, the apex body of the industry has organized 2nd India SAARC – Middle East Buyer Seller Meet (BSM) 2017   
TRANSATLANTIC GEM SALES FACILITATES 50,000 CARATS’ WORTH OF ROUGH DIAMOND TENDERS AT DMCC’S DUBAI DIAMOND EXCHANGE
The Dubai Diamond Exchange (DDE), a subsidiary of DMCC, recently announced the successful conclusion of the first of six tenders scheduled for 2017.  
Gaetano Cavalieri meets with European Parliament President, discusses regulation and taxation of jewellery and gemstone sectors
CIBJO President Gaetano Cavalieri has met with Antonio Tajani, President of the European Parliament, and discussed the recently approved   
China-Thailand Cooperation Ahead of Thailand Gems & Jewelry Fair 2017
Shanghai Gems & Jade Exchange and Thai Gem and Jewelry Traders Association (TGJTA) launched a dynamic jewelry confederation with the  
Diamond-exclusive CARAT+ show enjoys strong debut
The premiere edition of CARAT+, the international trade show dedicated exclusively to the loose diamond and diamond jewellery trades, has ended on a high 
DE BEERS PIONEERS RESEARCH PROGRAMME TO MAKE CARBON-NEUTRAL MINING A REALITY
De Beers Group recently announced it is leading a ground-breaking research project that aims to deliver carbon-neutral mining at some of the   
GST [Goods and Services Tax] for Bullion sector may settle at 4%
The Central government along with state governments in India may settle for 4% as Goods and Services Tax for the Bullion Industry.   
Fancy color diamond price index slightly up in Q1 2017
The Fancy Color Diamond Index for the first quarter of 2017 indicates pricing stability across most fancy color diamond categories.   
CARAT+ debuts successfully with strong buyer and exhibitor support
The inaugural edition of CARAT+ - the diamond and jewellery exhibition that took place in the city of Antwerp from the 7th to 9th May concluded its final day  
Xifu International Gold Wedding Jewellery Design Competition 2017 announces global cross-cultural initiative
The Xifu International Gold Wedding Jewellery Design Competition 2017 is pleased to announce that it will be forming the Global Alliance of Design   
2nd India SAARC – Middle East Buyer Seller Meet (BSM) 2017 at Delhi: GJEPC
The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council, the apex body of the industry is organizing 2nd India SAARC – Middle East Buyer Seller Meet (BSM) 2017   
Tagit RFID Solutions and Irisys become Synergy Partners
​In the growing and competitive retail and service sectors of the GCC, people-counting and footfall tracking are strategic tools for operational  
TGJTA Roadshow to Promote Thailand Gems & Jewelry Fair in Hong Kong and China
The President of the Thai Gem and Jewelry Traders Association (TGJTA) led a delegation to participate in a roadshow to Hong Kong on March 3, 2017   
GIA Demonstrates Prototype Mounted Gem Testing Device
GIA (Gemological Institute of America) will introduce for sale later this year an easy-to-operate, sophisticated desktop instrument to reliably identify  
‘T-GOLD +METS’ Pavilion 2017 ends on a positive note
‘T-GOLD + METS’ Pavilion, co-organised by HKJJA Exhibition Services Limited and Italian Exhibition Group, returned to the HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Show in its second run during 2-6 March 2017 at Hall 5B, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. This year, the Pavilion showcased 48 exhibitors coming from Hong Kong, Italy, mainland China, Turkey, the United Kingdom and Thailand joined the Pavilion in 67 booths, occupying an area of 621 square meters.  
Taxation plans dominate closing day discussions at Dubai Precious Metals Conference hosted by DMCC
DMCC, the authority on trade, enterprise and commodities in Dubai concluded the sixth annual edition of the Dubai Precious Metals Conference (DPMC),   
GJEPC organizes Diamond Detection Expo & Symposium in Surat
Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), the apex body of India’s gem & jewellery industry, organized the second edition of ‘Diamond Detection Expo   
Paola De Luca, world’s leading jewellery trends expert, to deliver ‘Future of Diamonds’ key-note speech at CARAT+
CARAT+, Paola De Luca, who recently is widely recognized as the world’s leading expert on jewellery design and jewellery trends, will be   
Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasise India to become world’s largest diamond hub
Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), the govt of India undertaking for promotion of gems and jewellery exports celebrated   
'Dancing Stone World Moment of Excellence 2017' concludes successfully
Crossfor Co., Ltd, a Japan based company internationally recognised and acclaimed for its innovative and patented jewellery setting – Twinkle Setting®,   
The Israel Diamond Exchange Inaugurates Ethical Code of Conduct
The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) has become the first diamond bourse to initiate an Ethical Code of Conduct. The code, which took over two  
CIBJO President meets with Fisheries Minister of Fiji, pledges support for development of responsible pearl industry
CIBJO President Gaetano Cavalieri has met in Hong Kong with Semi Koroilavesau, the Minister of Fisheries of the Republic of Fiji   
Dubai Precious Metals Conference brings together global industry experts to discuss the new era of global trade for the gold and precious metals sector
DMCC, the authority on trade, enterprise and commodities in Dubai has today announced the key speakers and experts who will address participants of the   
IDE to Appoint Judge to Rule Large Arbitration Cases
In a significant departure from its 80-year tradition, the Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) has announced that its hallowed Arbitration Institution will  
UAE appoints Maryam Al Hashemi as the 2017 Chair of the Committee of Participation and Chairmanship of the Kimberley Process
Ahmed Bin Sulayem, the 2016 KP Chair and Executive Chairman of the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre today announced the nomination of Maryam  
JNA Awards 2017 now accepting entries
The JNA Awards, one of the world’s most prestigious awards in the jewellery and gemstone industry, is now calling for entries for its sixth edition. Organised  
Global experts to assess market conditions and outlook for gold at 2017 Dubai Precious Metals Conference
Despite a challenging performance towards the end of last year, precious metals gained 11.71% over 2016, driven by economic volatility and political   
CITIGOLD CORPORATION LIMITED announces their Gold sale agreement
Citigold Corporation Limited recently advised that it has entered into a binding agreement for the contract sale and delivery of up to 100,000 ounces of gold
Asian Institute of Gemological Sciences (AIGS) appoints Barbara Wheat as president
The Asian Institute of Gemological Sciences (AIGS) announced recently that Barbara Wheat has been appointed president and will assume her role in mid March 2017. Barbara Wheat has a long history with AIGS and the Ho Group, founders of AIGS. Beginning in 1993, she served as managing director of the Ho Group’s publishing company, Jewelry Trade Publications. Among its well-known titles was JewelSiam magazine  
GAHCHO KUÉ IN COMMERCIAL PRODUCTION
Gahcho Kué, the world’s largest new diamond mine in the last 13 years, officially began commercial productioni recently, The mine, a joint venture with De Beers   
IDE International Tender Center to Host Three I. Hennig Rough Tenders in March
I. Hennig Tenders, a leading international diamond tender operator, will hold three rough diamond tenders at the Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE)   
HRD Antwerp launches M Screen+
Superfast Automated Melee Screening Device
In an exclusive with the New Jeweller bureau Edith Castus, Head of Marketing & Communication of HRD Antwerp opines on the current   
The Gübelin Academy expands in China, offering gem courses – the first of their kind in Shanghai
The Gübelin Academy shares Gübelin’s knowledge of gemmology and its passion for gems with the entire world. Now Gübelin is also offering its   
Diamond Services expanding screening services for synthetic rough diamonds
With evidence mounting about a surge in the volume of uncut synthetic diamonds entering the marketplace, Diamond Services has announced that it is  
Renowned Italian jewellery brand Roberto Coin to exhibit at premiere edition of CARAT+ in May
Roberto Coin, one of the world's most sought-after Italian jewelry brands, has confirmed that it will exhibit at the premiere edition of CARAT+ in Antwerp,
The Government Tanzania concludes 2nd International Tender Auction for rough Tanzanite
The Government of United Republic of Tanzania conducted 2nd International Tender Auction for rough Tanzanite from 9th – 12th February 2017.   
FOREVERMARK PASSES 2,000 GLOBAL RETAIL DOORS
Forevermark, the diamond brand from The De Beers Group of Companies, today announced it has passed 2,000 retail doors globally, following the  
World Gold Council appoints John Reade as Chief Market Strategist
The World Gold Council today announced that it has appointed John Reade as Chief Market Strategist. John joins the World Gold Council from Paulson & Co, where he served as Managing Partner of Paulson Europe and Gold Strategist. Prior to Paulson & Co, John worked at UBS as the Precious Metal Strategist for a number of years. He is widely viewed as one of the preeminent gold analysts in the world.   
Lucara Diamond's announcement on the Full Year Results
Lucara Diamond Corp. is recently announced revenues of $295.5 million or $824 per carat and EBITDA of $185.4 million (all dollar amounts are in US Dollars   
Heavy Traffic on Trading Floor on IDWI Day 2
The trading floor of the Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) continued to see heavy traffic on the second day of the 6th International Diamond Week   
The Imperial Crown of Russia to Steal the Show at IDWI
A replica of the Great Imperial Crown of the Russian Empire, which was used in the coronations of all Russian monarchs since Catherine the Great,  
AGREEMENT BETWEEN ITALIAN EXHIBITION GROUP AND AREZZO FIERE E CONGRESSI
Italian Exhibition Group Spa (IEG), the company generated by a merger between Rimini Fiera and Fiera di Vicenza, and Arezzo Fiere e Congressi Srl have signed   
The Gübelin Gem Lab opens a permanent location in New York
At the start of 2017, the Gübelin Gem Lab opened its new permanent US location. The world-renowned gemmological laboratory is now represented   
Dates announced for BrilliANT - 9th ADTF: January 28-30, 2018
Less than a week after the successful conclusion of the eighth edition of BrilliAnt - the Antwerp Diamond Trade Fair, the Organizing Committee
UAE KP CHAIR 2016 CONCLUDES KP CHAIRMANSHIP AT UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Kimberley Process Chair (KP Chair 2016), delivered a speech on the draft resolution “The Role of Diamonds in Fueling Conflict” at the   
North Arrow Reports Highly Anomalous Till Sample Result from Mel Diamond Project
North Arrow Minerals Inc. recently provided an update on its 100% owned Mel Diamond Project located in Nunavut within 18km of the Arctic Ocean, approximately
IAMGOLD SECURES FINAL COMMITMENTS TO ITS EXISTING CREDIT FACILITY TO TOTAL $250 MILLION
IAMGOLD Corporation (“IAMGOLD” or the “Company”) announces that, as of today, the commitments from a syndicate of lenders to its existing  
10th SIGNATURE IIJS COMMENCES BUYING SEASON WITH INDIA’S TOP-OF-THE-LINE JEWELLERY SHOW FROM 6TH TO 9TH FEBRUARY 2017
In its golden jubilee year, the Gems & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) presented the trade with two wonderful   
Stornoway Announces 2016 Production Results and 2017 Guidance
Stornoway Diamond Corporation recently announced 2016 production results for the Renard Diamond Mine and 2017 guidance.   
Rio Tinto gifts Bunder diamond project in India to Government of Madhya Pradesh
Rio Tinto has decided to gift the Bunder diamond project in India to the Government of Madhya Pradesh after a comprehensive review. In August 2016,   
Driven by demand for blue diamonds, fancy color diamond prices up slightly in 2016
Demand for blue diamonds increased substantially during 2016, while demand for yellows continued to fall. For the full year 2016, the Fancy Color
BrilliAnt!
The 8th Antwerp Diamond Trade Fair - 2017
Following tradition, during the last three days of January, Antwerp's diamond quarter becomes an international exhibition venue that hosts the annual BrilliAnt  
Antwerp diamond trade grows 5% in 2016 after difficult 2015
After a very difficult 2015, the Antwerp diamond industry recorded a 5% increase in trade in 2016. This past year, a total of 48 billion USD worth of diamonds were imported to and exported from Antwerp. The rough diamond market in particular is clearly making a strong recovery. This is positive sign, given that the rough diamond trade is the foundation and heart of the diamond trade. The proactive efforts of the Antwerp World Diamond Centre   
Signet Jewelers Expands Digital Expertise through Appointment of Brian A. Tilzer to Board of Directors
Signet Jewelers Limited - the world’s largest retailer of diamond jewelry, today announced that the Signet Board of Directors has voted to expand the  
HKJMA Delegation of Young Manufacturers to Attend Israel’s International Diamond Week
The Hong Kong Jewellery Manufacturers’ Association (HKJMA) is sending a special delegation of young manufacturers to the sixth International   
Means of ensuring the integrity of the jewellery supply chain to be examined at seminar during VICENZAORO January show
The requirement that all jewellery components be shown to have been responsibly and ethically sourced, handled and traded has become a central tenet of the luxury markets in the 21st Century, and it has led to the development of a service sector that provides the means and methods of ensuring the integrity of the supply chain.   
IGI will Showcase Talent Alongside Industry professionals at IIJW 2013

The International Gemological Institute (IGI) will offer four of its talented School of Gemology alumni the chance to send their designs
HRD ANTWERP INDIA – INAUGRATION OF NEW EDUCATION CAMPUS

HRD Antwerp has always been a global front-runner for industry related education, which includes diamonds, gemstones and jewellery. With the Indian gem and jewellery industry   
DANAT BAHRAIN Institute for Pearls and Gemstone
Established in 2017, at the instigation of HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, Deputy King, Crown Prince of Bahrain and First Deputy  
ID 100 Will bring back the confidence in the Diamond sector

The New Jeweller - UAE bureau spoke to Mr Tom Moses, Executive Vice-President and Chief Research and Laboratory Officer of the Gemological Institute of America  
GIA Graduate Diamonds Diploma Program Offered in Surat

GIA (Gemological Institute of America), the world's foremost authority in gemology, will offer its internationally-recognised Graduate Diamonds Diploma program   
Asian Institute of Gemological Sciences (AIGS) and Natural Color Diamond Association (NCDIA)launch NCDIA ASIA

Gemological Science International (GSI) one of the world largest gemological organizations participates in the 2nd edition of DDES (Diamond Detection Expo & Symposium)   
GIA Brings Skill-Enhancement Training Programmes for MKSSS Students

GIA (Gemological Institute of America), in collaboration with the Maharshi Karve Stree Shikshan Samstha (MKSSS), Pune, organised its skill-enhancement training programmes,   
GIA to Offer $2 Million in Scholarships for 2017

GIA will begin accepting scholarship applications from Aug. 1st onwards, for its 2017 Gemology and Jewelry Manufacturing Arts programs, courses and lab classes.
GIA Uncovers the Fascinating World of Diamonds in Ludhiana
Diamond enthusiasts, hobbyists and connoisseurs have the exciting opportunity to learn more about the cherished stone 
GIA Pilots Melee Analysis Service for Diamonds

To address concerns in the gem and jewelry industry about the possibility of synthetic or treated diamonds being mixed into parcels of melee 
Gemological Science International the First Diamond Grading Institute to bring International Standards to India participates in the 2nd edition of DDES

Gemological Science International (GSI) one of the world largest gemological organizations participates in the 2nd edition of DDES (Diamond Detection Expo & Symposium)   
GIA Brings Globally Recognised Graduate Diamonds Diploma Program to Hyderabad
GIA will offer its internationally recognised Graduate Diamonds (GD) Diploma program in Hyderabad, a major consumer market for
GIA Now Taking Submissions for Melee Analysis Service

Following a five-month pilot programme, clients can now submit round D-to-Z melee-size diamonds for GIA’s Melee Analysis Service. The fully  
GIA Brings Globally Recognised Graduate Diamonds Diploma Program to Bengaluru

GIA will offer its internationally recognised Graduate Diamonds (GD) Diploma program in Bengaluru, a major consumer market for gems and jewellery 
GIA Brings Globally Recognised Graduate Diamonds Diploma Program to Surat
GIA will offer its internationally recognised Graduate Diamonds (GD) Diploma program in Surat, a major consumer   
Rubies from Zahamena National Park, Madagascar

Recently, news spread through the trade about a ruby discovery in the Zahamena National Park in Madagascar.
IJL ANNOUNCES GERMANY AS THE MARKET FOCUS FOR 2016
Germany, renowned for its fine and high end silver jewellery, has been selected as the IJL Market Focus for 2016.  
Israel to Hold 3rd International Rough Diamond Week May 22 – 26, 2016

Israel stands to boost its international status as a rough diamond trading center with the third International Rough Diamond Week  
Gem-A releases the latest Journal of Gemmology

The Gemmological Association of Great Britain (Gem-A) has released the latest issue of its academic publication  
DIAMCOR ANNOUNCES OPERATIONAL UPDATE, RECOVERY OF SPECIALS, AND GRANTING OF STOCK OPTIONS
Diamcor Mining Inc. (TSX-V.DMI / OTCQX-DMIFF), (the “Company”) announces it has completed the initial integration   
Gem and Jewelry Executives Convene During GIA’s Global Leadership Program at Harvard Business School

For the second year in a row, senior gem and jewelry executives gathered at Harvard Business School (HBS) in Cambridge
Gübelin Academy’s first gemstone course in Singapore generates Excitement among students

The Gübelin Academy has successfully carried out its first course in Singapore. Student responses to its unique introduction  
Gem-A and Gemewizard announce new Coloured Stones Grading Course

Gem-A announced the official introduction of its brand new Coloured Stones Grading Course as launched at their annual Conference
GIA Field Researchers Explore the Island of Jewels

Documenting Sri Lanka’s industry from mine to market,
GIA Field Gemologists Gain Insight into Zambian Emerald Mining

Kafubu region is home to the world’s largest emerald mining operation
GIA to Host Gemstone Gathering in Mandalay, Myanmar on Jan 30 2015

GIA’s Gemstone Gathering in Mandalay will be held on Jan. 30 at the Grand Ballroom of the Mandalay Hill Resort Hotel in Mandalay, Myanmar.
Gem-A to launch Japanese translation of online Gemmology and Diamond Diplomas at IJT

Gem-A is set to launch a Japanese version of its popular Online Distance Learning Diplomas at IJL, taking place from 21 - 24 January 2015
How to identify lab-grown CVD diamond

Synthetic diamonds are being produced in large quantities by companies like Adamas, AOTC (Advanced Optical Technologies Corporation)
Primary Students in South African Mining areas benefit from GIA Sponsored Mandela Day Libraries

Around 1,600 primary school students from notable mining areas in South Africa – at the Tebogo Primary School in Sonop,
GIA’s Rough Diamond Evaluation Course in Côte d'Ivoire furthers beneficiation efforts

In an effort to further the gem & jewelry industry’s beneficiation initiatives, GIA debuted its Rough Diamond Evaluation course in French in Côte d'Ivoire.
Gem-A confirms two new conference speakers

Gem-A has announced two new extra-special speakers for the Gem-A Conference 2014 from 1-4 Nov at Business Design Centre in Islington.
GIA Opens its Doors to Gem and Jewellery Enthusiasts in London

Institute to host free seminars and more on June 13
GIA Global Leadership Program Debuts at Harvard Business School

To address the unique challenges facing the gem and jewelry industry, GIA, in conjunction with the Harvard Business School (HBS), organized a global
GIA Appoints Matt Crimmin as VP of Laboratory Operations

GIA (Gemological Institute of America) has appointed Matt Crimmin as vice president of Laboratory Operations.
GIA Opens its Doors to Gem and Jewellery Enthusiasts in London

Institute to host free seminars and more on June 13
GIA Global Leadership Program Debuts at Harvard Business School

To address the unique challenges facing the gem and jewelry industry, GIA, in conjunction with the Harvard Business School (HBS), organized a global
GIA Appoints Matt Crimmin as VP of Laboratory Operations

GIA (Gemological Institute of America) has appointed Matt Crimmin as vice president of Laboratory Operations.
GIA Holds First Graduate Diamonds Ceremony in Amman, Jordan

GIA held its first Graduate Diamonds Diploma programme in Amman, an important consumer jewellery market in the Middle East.
GIA’s First Graduate Diamonds Class in Dubai

A class of 10 students from eight different countries graduated from GIA’s (Gemological Institute of America) first Graduate Diamonds Diploma programme in Dubai,
GIA Collaborates with the Nelson Mandela Foundation

GIA Collaborates with the Nelson Mandela Foundation to Provide Libraries to Elementary Schools
GIA Program: Creating Star Sales Associates in Turkey

Gemological Institute of America recently conducted its first Accredited Jewelry Professional Diploma (AJP) programme for members of the JTR
IGI Announces New Educational Developments


The International Gemological Institute (IGI) today announced extensions of its existing gemological courses in Antwerp intended to provide both

CVD Synthetic Diamond


In July this year GIA detected 10 synthetic CVD diamonds of sizes 0.30 to 0.35carat with color grades like F-H and having clarity of VVS1 to VVS2 grade.
2012: The Year Synthetic Diamonds Made Their Mark


In the nearly sixty years since the first synthetic diamonds were created, 2012 may be remembered as the year when they made a major impact

GIA Opens Lab in Israel


The Israeli Diamond Industry inaugurated the new GIA (Gemological Institute of America) laboratory in Israels diamond center in Ramat Gan.

Colored Stone Forever


Authored by: Marc Brauner, Co-CEO IGI Worldwide. Since early times colored stones have been used for personal adornment and as astrological symbols.
Old Burma Ruby

Pigeon-blood ruby is how the red colour-shade of Burma ruby is described. Federico Barlocher, the expert on mining in Burma (now Myanmar) says that the term old Burma ruby
www.diamondXchange.in

DiamondXchange is an online diamond portal created specifically to cater to the B2B price and information needs of diamond companies.
Growing Brand Awareness

Ariez Tata, Managing Director of Nascent Jewellery pvt. ltd. speaks about vital statistics on branding and his newly acquired brand NIRVANA in this exclusive

 
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