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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.
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,
Lemon Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

Lemon Technologies is an ISO 9001:2000 certified software development company pioneering in database applications, especially, cutting edge technology solutions
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+
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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
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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.   
JNA Awards Unveils 2017 Categories and Judging Criteria
JNA is excited to announce the 2017 award categories and the judging criteria for the sixth annual JNA Awards. Online registration is now open to allow sufficient time   
BRUCE CLEAVER: COLLABORATION, PREPARATION AND COLLECTIVE PROGRESS WILL BE KEY TO SUCCESS IN AN UNPREDICTABLE WORLD
Speaking at a reception for customers of its Global Sightholder Sales business during the first Sight of 2017, Bruce Cleaver, De Beers Group CEO,   
ITALIAN EXHIBITION GROUP ACCREDITED AT THE UNITED NATIONS FOR PROMOTING CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ALONG THE JEWELLERY SUPPLY CHAIN
The Italian Exhibition Group Spa (IEG), the new trade show company created through the merger between Rimini Fiera and Fiera di Vicenza
IAMGOLD Exceeds Production Target and Expects To Achieve Cost Guidance for 2016;
All 2016 numbers are preliminary and unaudited and subject to final adjustment. All amounts are expressed in US dollars, unless otherwise indicated.   
ITALIAN EXHIBITION GROUP LAUNCHES 2017 WITH TWO EXPOS THAT HIGHLIGHT THINGS 'WELL DONE IN ITALY'
2017 is getting off to a great start for IEG - Italian Exhibition Group SpA. The new player on the expo scene was officially founded on 1st November with the merger between Rimini Fiera and Fiera di Vicenza, which now is the second largest Italian expo hub as far as turnover is concerned. Led by president Lorenzo Cagnoni, vice president Matteo Marzotto and General Manager Corrado Facco, IEG begins the new year with two world-level
Taiwan Jewellery & Gem Fair Successfully Concluded with 6,963 Trade Visitors
The 2016 edition of Taiwan Jewellery & Gem Fair took place at the Taipei World Trade Centre, Hall 1, on 21-24 October. This 4-day event featured 183 exhibitors  
Rio Tinto welcomes Dhamani as a Select Atelier for Argyle Pink Diamonds
Rio Tinto is delighted to welcome Middle East luxury jeweller, Dhamani as a Select Atelier for Argyle Pink Diamonds.  
Three weeks to go until BrilliAnt, the eighth ADTF More than 95 exhibitors await hundreds of diamond buyers
Antwerp's diamond district is preparing to receive many hundreds of retail jewellers, leading designers, trend-setters and diamond buyers   
Registration Starts as 2017 Presidents Meeting and Finance Seminar Web Site Goes Live
The official web site of the 2017 Presidents Meeting and Finance Seminar has gone live, allowing participants to register for the February 5-8 biennial   
The World’s Largest Jewellery Marketplace Twin Jewellery Shows Set to Open in Hong Kong
Two of the jewellery industry’s leading trade fairs are set to open in Hong Kong in early 2017. Organised by the Hong Kong Trade   
New Tender Center to be Launched during Israel’s International Diamond Week
The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) will officially open a new International Tender Center on February 14, 2017 during the sixth International Diamond Week   
World Federation of Diamond Bourses Congratulates GJEPC on Becoming First Non-Bourse Member
The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) has congratulated India's Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) on   
GJEPC conducts its 50th AGM in Mumbai
The 50TH Annual General Body Meeting (AGM) of The Gem & Jewellery Export Council (GJEPC), held on December 20, 2016,
IAMGOLD SIGNS AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE 100% OF MERREX GOLD
IAMGOLD Corporation (“IAMGOLD” or the “Company”) recently reports that the Company has signed a definitive agreement with Merrex Gold Inc.
PEREGRINE PROVIDES BOARD AND MANAGEMENT UPDATE
Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. recently announced the appointment of Chantal Gosselin to its board and updates to its senior management team.
Registration for Israel’s International Diamond Week Outstrips Expectations
The sixth International Diamond Week in Israel (IDWI), to be held on February 13 – 16, 2017, is generating great interest among buyers internationally   
HRD Antwerp opens first Centre of Excellence in China
HRD Antwerp recently opened its first Centre of Excellence branch in Shanghai, China. The opening took place in the framework of the City of Antwerp’s  
UAE KP CHAIR RECOGNISED FOR CONTRIBUTION TO GLOBAL DIAMOND INDUSTRY DURING VISIT TO UNITED STATES
The UAE Kimberley Process Chair (KP Chair), Ahmed Bin Sulayem, has been honored by the Diamond Dealers Club (DDC) of New York for contributions to   
IDTC-SNZ COMMEMORATES One YEAR OF ITS OPERATIONS
India Diamond Trading Centre (IDTC), the only Special Notified Zone (SNZ) in the country commemorated its first year of successful operations on   
Chow Tai Fook Won Two Accolades in Innovation and Technology
Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited (“Chow Tai Fook” or the “Company”; collectively with its subsidiaries, the “Group”; SEHK stock code: 1929), a Hong   
Gemological Science International Executive’s Interview Airs Over 140 times, Seen by More than 3 Million Viewers
Debbie Azar, Co-Founder of Gemological Science International (GSI), an independent organization with a global footprint that combines
2017 Jewelry Industry Summit Announces Agenda and Speakers
The Jewelry Industry Summit, an open forum on sustainability and responsible sourcing, announced an agenda, plus speakers and sponsors for its second   
Stornoway Announces Commercial Production Achieved at Renard
Stornoway Diamond Corporation is pleased to announce that Commercial Production has been achieved at the Renard Diamond Mine. Commercial   
Senior Delegation from Chow Tai Fook to Attend Israel’s International Diamond Week
Chow Tai Fook, the largest jewelry brand in China and one of Asia’s leading jewelers, will be sending a delegation of executives to the International Diamond   
Precious Metals Dealer Releases Breakthrough Diamond Investments in the U.S.,Offering Portable and LIquid Diamond Assets Valued from $10,000 to $250,000
Money Metals Exchange, a leading U.S. precious metals dealer, has begun offering VULT diamond investment units to its investor community.
Joyalukkas opened 2nd Showroom in USA at Edison, New Jersey
Multi-awarded global jewellery retail chain Joyalukkas adds another milestone to 2016 with the opening of its second showroom in the USA at Edison,
Large, Rare Diamonds Offer Window into Inner Workings of Earth’s Mantle
Breakthrough research led by GIA Postdoctoral Research Fellow Evan Smith examines diamonds of exceptional size and quality to uncover clues about   
GET DIAMONDS to Enable Online Search of Offered Goods at IDWI
The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE), organizer of the sixth International Diamond Week in Israel (IDWI) to be held February 13 – 16, 2017, has added a  
After Months of Negotiations, Israel Diamond Industry Reaches New Agreement with Israel Tax Authority
After months of intensive negotiations the Israeli Diamond Industry has finalized the terms of an agreement with the Israeli Tax Authority.   
TGJTA to Host Inaugural Thailand Gems & Jewelry Fair 2017
The Thai Gem and Jewelry Traders Association (TGJTA) is pleased to announce the inaugural Thailand Gems & Jewelry Fair 2017, which will take   
Koin International to Hold First Polished Diamond Tender in Israel at IDWI
Koin International Diamond Tenders will hold its first tender in Israel during the International Diamond Week, from February 13 – 16, 2017,   
A step towards fulfilling Prime Minister’s dream of ‘Skill India’
Hon. Union Minister of State for Commerce & Industry Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman graces foundation stone laying ceremony of IIGJ Mumbai, Varanasi
KP CHAIR MEETS GOVERNMENT AND DIAMOND INDUSTRY IN SOUTH KOREA TO DISCUSS GROWTH POTENTIAL AS GLOBAL TRADE HUB
As part of the ongoing efforts of the UAE Kimberley Process Chair (KP Chair), Ahmed Bin Sulayem, to engage countries across the diamond supply chain, he has   
2017 Presidents Meeting Kicks-Off WFDB's 70th Anniversary Celebrations, Features Major Diamond Financing Seminar
The 2017 Presidents Meeting, the biennial gathering of the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) and the International Diamond   
HRD Antwerp Announces First Ever Bilingual Diamond Grading Reports
In the framework of an economic mission to South Korea (Seoul) and China (Shanghai), presided over by Antwerp's Mayor Bart De Wever, the
ANGLO AMERICAN ROUGH DIAMOND SALES VALUE FOR DE BEERS’ TENTH SALES CYCLE OF 2016
ANGLO AMERICAN PLC ANNOUNCES THE VALUE OF ROUGH DIAMOND SALES (GLOBAL SIGHTHOLDER SALES AND AUCTION SALES)  
IDWI to Feature Eight Tenders of Polished and Rough Diamonds
The sixth International Diamond Week in Israel (IDWI), February 13 – 16, 2017, will feature a full eight tenders of rough and polished diamonds by major   
Antwerp diamond industry to strengthen ties with South Korea during mission to Seoul
From 11 through 14 December, the City of Antwerp, in the presence of Mayor Bart De Wever, is organizing a mission to Seoul. One of the most important objectives of this mission is to promote the Antwerp diamond industry, which is why the Antwerp World Diamond Centre is a partner to this mission. South Korea is a growing market for polished diamonds, yet Antwerp’s market share in the country is currently rather limited. It is therefore high time to
Mark Gershburg to Step Down as Director of U.S. Kimberley Process Authority
Mark Gershburg, Founder and CEO of Gemological Science International (GSI)), has made the decision to step down as director of USKPA. The USKPA is the   
Kimberley Process Plenary witnesses a robust start
The Kimberley Process Plenary kicked off to a robust start yesterday with ministry delegates from from Zimbabwe, Ghana, Sierrra Leone   
DiamondCorp plc update on Sale of Diamond
DiamondCorp is pleased to announce that the Company's operating subsidiary, Lace Diamond Mines (Pty) Ltd, has completed the sale   
Botswana Diamonds PLC Lands Industry Leader
Botswana Diamonds plc, the AIM listed diamond explorer (AIM: BOD) is pleased to announce the appointment of James Campbell as Managing Director
Stornoway Announces Completion Of First Diamond Sale
Stornoway Diamond Corporation recently announced the completion of the first sale of Renard diamonds held between the 14th and 23rd of November   
Billionaire Donald Trump is US President
In a stunning result, billionaire businessman Donald Trump beat Iron Lady Hillary Clinton with a comfortable margin to take the highest position in  
Stellar Diamonds plc announces Joint Ventures Signed in Guinea and Liberia
Stellar Diamonds plc, the London listed diamond development company focused on West Africa, announces that it has signed joint venture agreements   
UAE KIMBERLEY PROCESS CHAIR VISITS LESOTHO TO DISCUSS STRENGTHENING OF KPCS COMPLIANCE
The UAE Kimberley Process Chair (KP Chair), Ahmed Bin Sulayem, has visited Lesotho where he met with Hon. Lebohang Thotanyana, Minister of Mines, in the   
World Federation of Diamond Bourses Supporting Work of WDC at Kimberley Process Plenary Meeting in Dubai
A team of World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) officials will be participating on behalf of the World Diamond Council (WDC) in events during the
Demand for natural blue diamonds drives continued fancy color diamond price increases in Q3 2016
Analysis of wholesale pricing data, conducted by the Fancy Color Research Foundation (FCRF), reveals that fancy color diamond prices continued to
Appointment of Iris Van der Veken as Director of Public Affairs & Policy, gold and diamonds
DMCC (Dubai Multi Commodities Centre), the authority on trade, enterprise and commodities in Dubai, announces the appointment of Iris Van   
Japan Auction House Launches Branch at Israel Diamond Exchange
Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) President Yoram Dvash met recently with Anup Agarwal, President of Japan Auction House (JAH) to mark the opening   
CIBJO concludes 2016 congress in Yerevan, Armenia, with focus on CSR, gem guides, grading and disclosure
CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, wrapped up its 2016 congress in Yerevan, Armenia, on Friday, October 28,
Members of Civil Society Confirm Attendance at KP Plenary in Dubai
The office of the UAE Kimberley Process Chair (KP Chair), today announced that members of Civil Society will attend the KP Plenary in Dubai,   
Lucara Reports Strong Third Quarter Revenue
Lucara Diamond Corp. recently announced revenues of $38.1 million during Q3 resulting in year to date revenues of $229.4 million or $850 per carat.   
Stornoway Opens Renard Diamond Mine
Stornoway Diamond Corporation recently announced that the Renard Diamond Mine was officially opened today at a ceremony held in the presence   
UAE KIMBERLEY PROCESS CHAIR MEETS ARMENIAN PRESIDENT TO DISCUSS GREATER COOPERATION AROUND KPCS
The UAE Kimberley Process Chair (KP Chair), Ahmed Bin Sulayem, has visited the Republic of Armenia following his travels across Africa and the   
UAE KP CHAIR VISITS RUSSIA TO DISCUSS STRENGTHENING OF KPCS FOUNDATIONS
After the successful implementation of his Africa Initiative, the UAE Kimberley Process (KP) Chair, Ahmed Bin Sulayem, has conducted an
DIAMONDCORP ANNOUNCEMENT ON THE NEW FINANCING FACILITY TOTALLING £700,000 AND BOARD CHANGES
DiamondCorp plc, the Southern Africa focussed diamond mine development and exploration company, recently announced that, following the accelerated
UAE KIMBERLEY PROCESS CHAIR VISITS UGANDA TO GARNER SUPPORT FOR THE GLOBAL INITIATIVE
The UAE Kimberley Process Chair (KP Chair), Ahmed Bin Sulayem, has visited Uganda as part of ongoing efforts towards increasing the dialogue with African   
Provocative New Diamond Industry Campaign Reflects the Desire for Real Connection in a “Swipe Right” World
The Diamond Producers Association launches its new ‘Real is Rare’ communications platform to reinforce diamonds as a symbolic expression of   
MIJEX 2016 successfully concludes in Oman
The 7th edition of Muscat International Jewellery Exhibition (MIJEX) ran for 5 days concluded successfully at the Oman International Exhibition Centre in the city of Muscat, Oman. The show was inaugurated and launched by HE Mohsen bin Khamis al-Balushi, Advisor at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. MIJEX as the show is popularly known in the region is growing albeit volatile market situation.  
Africa's First Fairtrade certified gold co-operative offers hope gold miners living in poverty
Syanyonja Artisan Miners’ Alliance (SAMA) has become the first artisanal small scale mining co-operative in Africa to become Fairtrade certified,   
KIMBERLEY PROCESS CHAIR EXTENDS INVITATION TO CIVIL SOCIETY COALITION TO ATTEND PLENARY
The UAE Kimberley Process Chair (KP Chair), Ahmed Bin Sulayem, has extended an invitation to all members of the Civil Society Coalition (CSC) to attend
KIMBERLEY PROCESS CHAIR AHMED BIN SULAYEM VISITS INDIA AS THE COUNTRY EYES 2019 LEADERSHIP POSITION
In his discussions with Mrs Nirmala Seetharaman, Indian Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, the KP Chair expanded on the details of his   
Stornoway Provides Processing Update for the Renard Diamond Mine
Stornoway Diamond Corporation is pleased to provide a diamond processing update on the Renard Diamond Mine, subsequent to the recent quarter ended September
THE FASCINATING WORLD OF DIAMONDS…IN THREE WEEKS
The past few weeks have proven to be a very significant time for the business for very different reasons.
I have found them to be immensely rewarding,   
KP CHAIR, AWDC ROUGH DIAMOND VALUATION FORUM MOVES CLOSER TO DEFINING METHODOLOGY
Opening the second, in a series of three Rough Diamond Valuation workshop-style forums the KP Chair, Ahmed Bin Sulayem, called for a consensual
World Diamond Mark Foundation mourns death of Cheng Yu-tung GBM, founder of Chow Tai Fook
Mr. Cheng was one of the pillars of the diamond, gem and jewellery retail industry in Hong Kong and greater China. His vision, reach, resolve and success   
Namibia Supports KP Chair Rough Diamond Valuation Initiative
As part of his Africa Initiative, the UAE Kimberley Process (KP) Chair Ahmed Bin Sulayem, met with the Prime Minister of Namibia, Dr. Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila  
DE BEERS ROUGH DIAMOND SALES FOR CYCLE 8, 2016
The De Beers Group of Companies recently announced the value of rough diamond sales (Global Sightholder Sales and Auction Sales) for the
Canada's largest diamond manufacturer to become carbon neutral within framework of CIBJO's GHG Measurement Initiative
Vancouver-based Crossworks Manu-facturing Limited, the largest manufacturer of branded Canadian diamonds in the world, is set to become   
GJEPC initiates Generic Diamond Promotion in India
The Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council [GJEPC] announced the initiation of ‘GENERIC DIAMOND PROMOTION’ to promote
Shenzhen Jewellery Powerhouses Lead in Innovation and Sustainability at JNA Awards 2016
The category that drew the most attention at the JNA Awards 2016 Ceremony and Gala Dinner was the Industry Innovation/Sustainability   
HRD Antwerp ends contract with CEO Peter Macken
HRD Antwerp announces that Peter Macken has been relieved of his duties as CEO as a result of differing strategic views. The decision was taken   
KIMBERLEY PROCESS DECLARES THREE MORE ZONES IN CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (CAR) AS ‘COMPLIANT ZONES’
On 19 September 2016, the Kimberley Process (KP) Monitoring Team declared the sub-prefectures of Boda, Carnot and Nola in Central African Republic   
IDE President optimistic at close of Hong Kong show: Buyers are regaining trust in the market
The sentiment among returning Israeli exhibitors at the close of the September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair was optimistic. Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE)
WFDB Optimistic After Solid Hong Kong Jewellery and Gems Fair Antwerp
World Federation of Diamond Bourses' (WFDB) President Ernie Blom believes the diamond and jewellery industries have reason to be optimistic as they
JNA Awards 2016 salutes industry pioneers and innovators
The fifth annual JNA Awards was a resounding success. Twenty-eight shortlisted companies were recognised and recipients of eleven award
GAHCHO KUÉ DIAMOND MINE OPENS
Gahcho Kué, the world’s largest new diamond mine in the last 13 years, officially opened today. The mine, a joint venture with The De Beers Group of Companies
CANADA’S NEWEST DIAMOND MINE TO PROVIDE C$6.7 BILLION BOOST TO ECONOMY
Gahcho Kué, the world’s largest new diamond mine under construction, will provide a C$6.7 billion boost to the Canadian economy   
Need to change tactics for next great consumer generation discussed at CIBJO/Fiera di Vicenza seminar in Italy
Arguably the most substantial reconsideration in recent decades of the way in which diamond jewellery   
KIMBERLEY PROCESS CHAIR AND ANTWERP WORLD DIAMOND CENTRE TO HOST SECOND ‘SPECIAL FORUM’ ON ROUGH DIAMOND VALUATION AND CONFORMITY
The Kimberley Process Chair, Mr. Ahmed Bin Sulayem, recently announced the second in a series of three,   
Industry leaders attending the DMCC Precious Metals Forum in Accra, call on airlines and associations to ban the hand-carriage of gold
Over 130 industry delegates descended on Ghana’s capital Accra on 7 September, to attend DMCC’s second Africa Dubai Precious Metals Forum   
Stornoway Provides Update On Adamantin Project
Stornoway Diamond Corporation (TSX-SWY; the “Corporation” or “Stornoway”) is providing an update on   
World Jewelry & Diamond Hub, Panama, announces appointment of Edi Faltz as Executive Vice President
The World Jewelry & Diamond Hub, Panama, Latin America's first and only diamond exchange, has announced   
Lucara Diamond Expands Innovative XRT Technology
Lucara Diamond Corp. has announced that the Company will be installing more of the highly successful XRT   
IAMGOLD'S ROSEBEL MINE SIGNS AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE SARAMACCA PROPERTY
IAMGOLD Corporation reported that the Company has signed an agreement with the Government of Suriname to acquire an interest   
GJEPC organises 5th edition of India Diamond Week in New York, USA
16 leading Indian companies participate
In its effort to promote the Indian gems and jewellery industry, the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC)   
JNA Awards 2016 to Confer Highest Honour to Shouzui Yasui
The 2016 JNA Awards is presenting its most prestigious honour   
I.HENNIG TENDERS TO HOST POLISHED DIAMOND TENDER IN COLLABORATION WITH THE INTERNATIONAL TENDER CENTER
I. Hennig Tenders is pleased to announce that it will be tendering a large selection of polished diamonds in collaboration with the Israel Diamond Exchange’s new International Tender Center at its upcoming Polished Diamond Tender. The Tender will offer a wide range of both parcels and single stones in all shapes, qualities and sizes.   
UAE KIMBERLEY PROCESS CHAIR FIRST TO RELEASE MID-TERM PROGRESS REPORT
The UAE Kimberley Process Chair 2016 (‘KP Chair’), Ahmed Bin Sulayem, recently published a mid-term report,   
Signet Jewelers Announces Strategic Partnership with Leonard Green & Partners
Signet Jewelers Limited the world's largest retailer of diamond jewelry, announced today that affiliates of Leonard   
Africa Dubai Precious Metals Forum Returns to Ghana in September 2016
DMCC to outline Dubai’s unique value proposition to miners highlighting a supply chain solution free of conflict   
DE BEERS ANNOUNCES SENIOR MANAGEMENT APPOINTMENTS AT GLOBAL SIGHTHOLDER SALES
The De Beers Group of Companies recently announced new appointments to the positions of Senior Vice President   
Fancy color diamond prices rise slightly in Q2 2016
According to data collected and analyzed by the Fancy Color Research Foundation (FCRF), fancy color diamond prices   
Israel Diamond pavilion to be one of the largest at September Hong Kong fair
The Israeli Diamond Industry will once again be one of the largest national exhibitors at the September Hong Kong Jewellery   
Gem Diamonds Half-Year 2016 Results
Gem Diamonds Limited recently announced its half-year results for the six months ended 30 June 2016.   
Mineralien Hamburg off to a flying start Exhibitor figures well up on the same time last year
Positive stocktake for the Mineralien Hamburg show The fourth largest mineral exhibition in the world has seen a significant increase   
PEREGRINE COMPLETES DRILLING AT SIKWANE PROJECT, BOTSWANA
Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. (“Peregrine” or “the Company”) (TSX:PGD) is pleased to announce that core drilling has   
CIBJO President proposes Thailand strengthen regional role at government/jewellery industry summit in Bangkok
CIBJO President Gaetano Cavalieri has proposed that Thailand position itself as the primary access point to the gemstone and jewellery  
LACE DIAMOND MINE OPERATIONAL UPDATE
DiamondCorp, the Southern African diamond mining, development and exploration company, is pleased to provide   
GAHCHO KUÉ BEGINS RAMP-UP TO PRODUCTION
The De Beers Group of Companies (51 per cent) and Mountain Province Diamonds (49 per cent) today announce that the Gahcho Kué process   
Indian Institute of Gems & Jewellery Elects New Board of Directors Mr. Kirit Bhansali elected as the New Chairman of IIGJ Mumbai
The Board of Directors of the Indian Institute of the Gems & Jewellery – IIGJ Mumbai, having completed its tenure,  
The House of Gübelin presents its Sparks of Fire line inspired by the fiery inner world of a ruby
The House of Gübelin presents its Sparks of Fire line, inspired by the fiery inner world of a ruby. The jewellery design   
Initiative by WJH women's empowerment group to present the female perspective on jewelry marketing
A group of female jewelers, who first joined together during the women's empowerment session at the Second LATAM Jewelry  
FOREVERMARK REDEFINES BRANDED DIAMONDS
Announces New Initiatives at the Forevermark Forum in Pune
Forevermark, the diamond brand known for beautiful, rare and responsibly sourced diamonds, held a three-day interactive conference,
Lucara Announces the Payment of A Special Dividend
Lucara Diamond Corp. is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors has approved the return of Canadian  
Stornoway Commences Ore Processing At Renard Diamond Project
Stornoway Diamond Corporation is pleased to announce that processing of ore has commenced at the Renard Diamond Project.  
DiamondCorp Placing and subscription to raise £1.5 million and Broker Option to raise up to an additional £0.5 million
DiamondCorp, the Southern African diamond mining, development and exploration company, announces a placing and subscription   
$228,000 Revenue from Baoulé Diamond Auction
Stellar Diamonds plc, the London listed diamond development company focused on West Africa, announces revenues   
KP Chair visits Angola and South Africa, Part of his continuing Africa Initiative
In the second phase of his Africa Initiative, (with a tour of the Central African Republic already completed) the KP Chair,   
Antwerp’s diamond industry trade figures see slight uptick in first half of 2016
From January to June, 111.1 million carats of rough and polished diamonds were traded on the Antwerp diamond market  
GALERIES DU DIAMANT OPENS FIRST “HRD ANTWERP CERTIFIED" FLAGSHIP STORE IN PARIS
In the presence of the Belgian Ambassador in France, H.E. Vincent Mertens de Wilmars and Peter Macken, CEO HRD Antwerp, HRD Antwerp’s   
Lucara to Retain the Historic Lesedi La Rona Diamond
Lucara Diamond Corp. reported that the Company will be retaining the exceptional 1,109 carat Type IIa Lesedi La Rona diamond as bidding  
Joyalukkas opened second showroom in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia at the Lulu Hypermarket
Joyalukkas opened second showroom in Kuala Lumpur, located in Lulu Hypermarket, Capsquare Mall, Jalan Munshi Abdullah, Kuala Lumpur.
DE BEERS DIAMOND JEWELLERS OPENS FIRST STORE IN KUWAIT
De Beers, The Jeweller of Light,is pleased to announce the opening of its new store at The Avenues Mall, Kuwait. The store is the first   
DMCC and Jafza Sign MoU to boost trade between Dubai’s leading Free Zones
DMCC (‘Dubai Multi Commodities Centre’), the Government authority on trade, enterprise and commodities in Dubai, recently announced 
IGI D-SHOW HOLDS RECORD NUMBER OF MEETINGS AT THREE-DAY GOA EVENT
The International Gemological Institute (IGI) recently hosted its sixth annual D-Show in Goa, India, June 9-12. The national buyer-seller knowledge meet  
New AWDC Board reelects Stéphane Fischler as President
On Tuesday June 14 and Wednesday June 15, members of the Antwerp diamond industry elected the new board members  
GSI Brings Greater Report Accessibility, Accuracy And Security
Gemological Science International (GSI) announced recently that it has added Virtual Diamond Examination (VDX)  
Women's empowerment in regional jewelry and gemstone industry come under focus at Latin American Diamond and Jewelry Week
The empowerment of women in Latin America's jewelry, diamond and gemstone sectors came under the spotlight at a special seminar 
DIAMCOR PROVIDES FINAL UPDATE ON ROUGH DIAMOND TENDERS FOR FIRST FISCAL QUARTER
Diamcor Mining Inc. recently announced the final results of rough diamonds delivered, tendered, and sold in the Company’s  
Stornoway commences plant commissioning at Renard Diamond Project
Stornoway Diamond Corporation recently announced the completion of Pre-Operational Verification (“POV”) 
Second Latin American Diamond and Jewelry Week opens at the World Jewelry Hub in Panama City
The Second Latin American Diamond and Jewelry Week opened yesterday at the World Jewelry Hub in Panama City 
GIA Uncovers the Fascinating World of Diamonds in Mumbai
Diamond enthusiasts, hobbyists and connoisseurs have the exciting opportunity to learn more about the cherished stone 
JCK Las Vegas, LUXURY and JIS Exchange Glistened During a Sweltering Week in the Desert
Going out with the heat, JCK Las Vegas concluded its 26th edition on Monday, June 6. The show welcomed the best of  
IDE and DDC to Hold Fifth Israel Diamond Week in New York October 31-November 2, 2016
Building on past success, the Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) and the Diamond Dealers Club of New York (DDC) will be holding  
Rio Tinto unveils new organisational structure and executive team to drive performance
Rio Tinto will strengthen its organisational structure to continue to drive performance under its new chief executive Jean-Sébastien Jacques. 
Guangdong Gems & Jade Exchange Brings New Momentum to JNA Awards
The Guangdong Gems & Jade Exchange has joined the ranks of distinguished enterprises and organisations that are proud partners of the  
World Diamond Mark introduces Retailer Opinion Poll The poll is available online and in print
The World Diamond Mark (WDM) has released its WDM Retailer Opinion Poll, in an effort to determine 
KIMBERLEY PROCESS CHAIR VISITS CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (CAR)
For the first time in history, an acting Kimberley Process Chairman visits the Central African Republic (CAR)  
The Government of Guinea Authorizes Formation of the Diamond and Gold Bourse of Guinea (DGBG) in Joint Venture With Canadians
Mr. Saramady Touré, the Guinean Ambassador to Canada, has announced the signing of a government decree by President Professor Alpha 
Antwerp diamond industry launches new campaign - “Diamonds & Antwerp, it’s in our DnA!”
The Antwerp diamond industry has launched a new campaign that aims to reinvigorate the city’s reputation as diamond capital of the world 
Lucara Provides Exploration Update
LUCARA recently announced successful results from the mini bulk sample program on the BK02 kimberlite located   
NORTH ARROW CONFIRMS NEW DIAMONDIFEROUS KIMBERLITES AT PIKOO, SASKATCHEWAN
North Arrow Minerals Inc. (TSXV-NAR) is pleased to announce initial microdiamond results from the 2016 drilling  
DE BEERS AUCTION SALES COMMENCES US VIEWINGS
The De Beers Group of Companies recently announced that its Auction Sales business will conduct viewings of Exceptional
Stuller Joins International Grown Diamond Association
The International Grown Diamond Association (IGDA) has accepted leading US jewellery manufacturer Stuller as its member.
Gübelin supports the jewellery auction Magnificent Jewellery Charity Auction – Kat Florence & Sarah Jessica Parker in Hong Kong
The auction house Tiancheng International will hold an important jewellery auction on June 12, 2016 in Hong Kong.
Major Israeli Diamond Presence at Hong Kong June
The Israel Diamond Institute Group of Companies (IDI) will host 50 companies this year in its diamond pavilion at the June Hong Kong
Diamond Producers Association Reveals New Campaign Platform
Recently, the Diamond Producers Association unveiled a new marketing platform for diamonds during a special presentation
BOTSWANA CELEBRATES 50 YEARS OF INDEPENDENCE WITH BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY ROADSHOW IN THE UNITED STATES
Under the auspices of true partnership, and to celebrate 50 years of independence, key representatives from the Botswana
Antwerp Diamond Trade Fair re-branded as BrilliAnt® 8th edition to be held January 29-31, 2017
The Antwerp Diamond Trade Fair has been brilliantly established on the international trade fair calendar since 2010. It is a full-fledged diamond fair
JOVELLA International Jewelry Exhibition to be Held in Tel Aviv July 4 – 5, 2016
The 13th edition of JOVELLA, Israel’s international jewelry and diamond exhibition be held on July 4 – 5, 2016.
World Diamond Mark Foundation announces Facets of Mankind, the World Diamond Museum
The World Diamond Mark Foundation (WDM) announced it has built the virtual foundations of the World Diamond Museum, a unique
DIAMCOR PROVIDES UPDATE ON ROUGH DIAMOND TENDERS FOR FIRST FISCAL QUARTER
Diamcor Mining Inc.is pleased to announce the results of rough diamonds delivered, tendered, and sold to date in
Signet Jewelers Issues Statement Regarding Its Longstanding Commitment to Superior Customer Service and Rigorous Product Quality Procedures
Signet Jewelers Limited - the world's largest retailer of diamond jewelry, today issued the following statement
Stellar Diamonds plc announces Initial Approval of Tongo Mine Licence
Stellar Diamonds plc, the London listed diamond development company focused on West Africa, has been verbally 
IDE’s Rough Allocation for Young Manufacturers Takes Off
The Israel Diamond Exchange’s program, in cooperation with Panford (Israel) Ltd., to offer a special allocation of rough diamonds
WFDB Launches Young Diamantaires Programme at 37th World Diamond Congress
An exciting new initiative of the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) that was launched at the recent
World Jewelry Hub reports first export of jewelry produced in WJH Free Zone
The World Jewelry Hub has reported the first export of finished jewelry manufactured in the WJH Free Zone. The transaction
UAE KP CHAIR CLOSES FINAL DAY OF KP INTERESSIONAL ANNOUNCES TWO UPCOMING FORUMS ON ROUGH DIAMOND VALUATION
Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Kimberley Process Chair, closed the final day of this week’s KP Intersessional, which was attended by over
Myntra forays into Fine Jewellery– Introduces Mia by Tanishq
The ubiquitous name in online fashion - Myntra, recently introduced fine jewellery on its platform with the launch of Mia by Tanishq, India’s first work-wear jewellery brand. This event marks the next phase of Myntra’s rapid growth, as the company expands into lifestyle segment, offering consumers the best of fashion & lifestyle at a single platform.
Mia by Tanishq,a fine collection of work-wear jewellery
IDE MOU with Sarine Increases Transparency in Rough Diamond Trading
The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) recently approved a Memorandum of Understanding with Sarine Technologies Inc., which will
BRUCE CLEAVER APPOINTED AS CEO OF DE BEERS GROUP
De Beers Group announces the appointment of Bruce Cleaver as CEO, following Philippe Mellier’s decision to step down after
Four of the largest lab-grown diamonds to be unveiled by New Diamond Technology at the Vegas Show
Validating its revolutionary technology for producing stunning lab-grown gem quality diamonds, New Diamond Technology (NDT), based in St. Petersburg, Russia will unveil four record breaking stones certified in Hong Kong by International Gemological Institute (IGI) at JCK Las Vegas 3 – 6 June 2016, booth № B41184 in "First Look" neighborhood.
“We are thrilled by the
Registration for CIBJO Congress 2016 now open, dedicated congress website launched
Registration for the 2016 congress of CIBJO, the World Jewelry Confederation, is now open. Delegates and other participants may 
Panama Diamond Exchange changes name to 'World Jewelry & Diamond Hub, Panama'
The Panama Diamond Exchange, Latin America's first diamond bourse, will from now on be known as the "World Jewelry & Diamond Hub 
DIAMCOR PROVIDES UPDATE ON KRONE-ENDORA AT VENETIA PROJECT PROGRESS
Diamcor Mining Inc. recently announced that the advancement of the Krone-Endora at Venetia project is
Nepal International gem and Jewellery Expo Launched
'The Nepal International Gem and Jewellery Expo' was launched with much fanfare here at the Yak and Yeti Hotel recently. The Prime Minister 
UAE KP CHAIR HOSTS ROUGH DIAMOND VALUATION SPECIAL FORUM WITH INDUSTRY LEADERS
The Kimberley Process Chair recently hosted a one-day ‘KP Chair Special Forum’ on rough diamond valuation, 
IJL 2016 EXTENDS ITS GLOBAL REACH WITH A SUPERB INTERNATIONAL SHOWCASE
IJL 2016 is on course to showcase the most innovative designers and brands from the UK and around the world with a host of new
The Oppenheimer Blue Diamond Shatters Auction Record
Christie's Geneva Magnificent Jewels sale announced that the 14.62-carat "Oppenheimer Blue," the largest fancy vivid 
World Gold Council signs memorandum of understanding with the DMCC
At the 2016 Dubai Precious Metals Conference, the World Gold Council hosted a successful seminar to update  
UAE FIRST ARAB COUNTRY TO CHAIR KIMBERLEY PROCESS AND TO HOST KP INTERSESSIONAL MEETING IN DUBAI
His Excellency Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy of the UAE, and Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Kimberley 
Israel’s 3rd International Rough Diamond Week Kicks Off
The 3rd International Rough Diamond Week was kicked off at a well-attended opening ceremony in the Israel Diamond Exchange 
PEREGRINE ANNOUNCES COMMENCEMENT OF 2016 DRILL PROGRAM IN BOTSWANA
Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. recently announced that core drilling has commenced on the 100% owned Sikwane Project 
WFDB Holds Committee Meetings Ahead of World Diamond Congress
The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) held its committee meetings on Monday ahead of the official opening 
Tzoffeys to Offer Exceptional Rough at Israel’s 3rd International Rough Diamond Week
Tzoffeys 1818, a pioneer in rough tenders headquartered within the Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE), will be offering a mix of commercial goods 
WORLD DIAMOND CONGRESS OFF TO A FLYING START WITH OVER 200 GLOBAL INDUSTRY LEADERS IN DUBAI
DMCC, one of the world’s leading commodity hubs for trade and enterprise, opened the 37th World Diamond Congress
Largest North American Diamond to Headline Israel’s ,3rd International Rough Diamond Week, May 22 – 26, 2016
Rio Tinto’s 187.7 ct. Diavik Foxfire diamond, the largest rough diamond ever found in North America, will headline the Israel Diamond Exchange 
RJC announces HRD Antwerp NV has achieved Certification against the 2013 Code of Practices at its facilities in Antwerp, Mumbai and Istanbul.
“It is a pleasure to announce HRD Antwerp NV has been certified against the 2013 COP. The new provisions under the 2013 COP address important
NAMIBIA AND DE BEERS SIGN MILESTONE 10-YEAR ROUGH DIAMOND SALES AGREEMENT
The Government of the Republic of Namibia and The De Beers Group of Companies recently signed a new 10-year 
Jewellery Businesses Go Digital with the GIA Diamond Focus Report
In every corner of the world, diamonds have been described using the GIA-developed 4Cs (colour, cut, clarity and carat weight) of diamond quality  
SDiX LAUNCHES THE WORLD’S FIRST COMMODITY EXCHANGE TRADING PHYSICALLY SETTLED DIAMONDS
The Singapore Diamond Investment Exchange (“SDiX”), recently announced that trading has started on the world’s first   
IIJS 2016 OPENS DOORS FOR YOUNG INNOVATORS AND MSME SECTOR
In a welcome move, IIJS 2016 plans to introduce "Hall of Innovation" product gallery and a dedicated section for MSME sector 
TGJTA Promotes Thailand Gems and Jewelry Fair 2016 in China Market
Thai Gem and Jewelry Traders Association (TGJTA) promoted Thailand Gems and Jewelry Fair 2016 at Jewelry Shanghai 2016 with support from Gems 
RUBEN FERNANDES APPOINTED AS CEO OF ANGLO AMERICAN IN BRAZIL
Anglo American announces the appointment of Ruben Fernandes as CEO of Anglo American in Brazil. In addition 
Chow Tai Fook Honored to Become a Reference Price Member of Shanghai Gold Benchmark Price
Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited ( “Chow Tai Fook” or the “Company”; collectively with its subsidiaries, the “Group”; stock code: 1929), the largest jeweller listed in Hong Kong with 87 years’ heritage, is pleased to announce that the Group has become one of the Reference Price Members of the Shanghai Gold Benchmark Price, the world's first RMBdenominated gold benchmark price.   
LACE DIAMOND MINE
POLISHED DIAMOND SALES AND PROJECT UPDATE
DiamondCorp, the Southern African diamond mining, development and exploration company, is pleased to provide the following update  
World Diamond Congress Set to Take Place Against Spectacular Dubai Backdrop
With the start of the 37th World Diamond Congress just days away, the gathering is set to be among the best-attended and most 
Lucara Sells Its 813 Carat Diamond for US$63 Million, the Highest Price Ever Achieved for the Sale of a Rough Diamond
Lucara Diamond Corp. recently announced that the exceptional 812.77 carat, Type IIa diamond recovered from the Karowe mine in Botswana  
Rio Tinto approves development of Oyu Tolgoi underground mine
Rio Tinto and its partners, the Government of Mongolia and Turquoise Hill Resources, have approved the next stage  
Finance Issues Top of the Agenda at World Diamond Congress in Dubai
With the 37th World Diamond Congress, the biennial meeting of the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) and the  
PEREGRINE ANNOUNCES MAIDEN INFERRED MINERAL RESOURCE OF 4.23 MILLION CARATS IN 5 MILLION TONNES
Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. recently announced a maiden Inferred Mineral Resource estimate for the CH-7 kimberlite  
DE BEERS' INVESTMENT IN SKILLS TRAINING FOR THE LOCAL WORKFORCE AND SOCIAL PROJECTS UP 13% IN 2015
Investment by The De Beers Group of Companies in skills training for the local workforce and social projects increased , 
Top Diamond Producers Invited to Take Part in World Diamond Congress in Dubai
Exactly two weeks before the start of the 37th World Diamond Congress, the biennial meeting of the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) 
VICENZAORO DUBAI IS CONFIRMED AS A STRATEGIC HUB FOR GLOBAL JEWELLERY
The second edition of VICENZAORO Dubai has confirmed the event’s role as a new strategic platform for global jewellery.   
HRD Antwerp inaugurates new Mumbai office extension and launches melee diamond screening service
HRD Antwerp, Europe’s leading authority in diamond certification, inaugurates its Mumbai office extension and launches  
Empowerment of women in Latin American jewelery industry, to be focus of meeting at 2nd LATAM Diamond and Jewelry Week
A discernible tendency within the Latin American jewelry industry over the past decade has been the growing involvement of women  
Singapore jewellery retailer Luvenus Jewellery awarded WDM Authorised Diamond Dealer status
Singapore-based diamond and gold jewellery retailer Luvenus Jewellery Pte Ltd. and the World Diamond Mark Foundation (WDM)  
US CONSUMER DEMAND FOR DIAMOND JEWELLERY GROWS TO NEW RECORD LEVEL
Diamond jewellery demand by US consumers hit a record level of US$39 billion in 2015, according to industry insight   
AWDC Launches Antwerp Diamond Experience with Kuwaiti Visit
For the past three days a delegation of leading jewelers and diamond traders from Kuwait have been getting acquainted   
Brazilian officials learning from Antwerp diamond industry
Fourteen officials from the Brazilian Ministry of Mines and Energy are following a rough diamond training course provided  
HRD ANTWERP INAUGURATES NEW HONG KONG OFFICE
HRD Antwerp is happy to announce the inauguration of its new Hong Kong office following a relocation from its old premises  
Peregrine Provides Botswana Exploration Program Update
Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. (“Peregrine” or “the Company”) (TSX:PGD) is pleased to provide an update on  
Dubai’s role as major precious metals hub boosted by emerging markets trade
DMCC, one of the world’s leading commodity hubs for trade and enterprise, announced recently   
Stellar Diamonds plc,Interim Results for the six months to 31 December 2015
Stellar Diamonds plc, diamond development company focused on West Africa, announces its unaudited interim results  
Central African Republic Moves Step Closer to Resuming Diamond Exports
The 2016 Kimberley Process (KP) Chair issued a communication dated 14 April informing all KP Participants and Observers that the   
ANGLO AMERICAN’S FINANCE DIRECTOR, RENÉ MÉDORI, TO RETIRE IN 2017 AFTER 12 YEARSANGLO AMERICAN PLC

The Board is initiating a formal process to appoint a successor, which will include internal and external candidates. Mr Médori will continue  
DE BEERS ROUGH DIAMOND SALES FOR CYCLE 3, 2016
The De Beers Group of Companies today announced the value of rough diamond sales (Global Sightholder Sales and Auction Sales)   
KUWAIT’S PREMIER JEWELLERY & WATCH EVENT HAS ARRIVED
The inaugural Jewellery Arabia Kuwait exhibition will take place from 23 – 26 April 2016 at the Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel  
Second Latin American Diamond and Jewelry Week to take place in Panama, June 21 to 23
Buyers and suppliers of jewelry, diamonds and colored gemstones from more than 20 countries in Latin America  
KUWAIT’S PREMIER JEWELLERY & WATCH EVENT HAS ARRIVED
The inaugural Jewellery Arabia Kuwait exhibition will take place from 23 – 26 April 2016 at the Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel  
Jean-Sébastien Jacques to succeed Sam Walsh as Rio Tinto chief executive

Rio Tinto chief executive Sam Walsh will retire from the business on 1 July 2016 and will be succeeded by Copper  
DIAMOND PRODUCERS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO MARKETING TEAM
The Diamond Producers Association (DPA) has announced that Sally Morrison,  
Kalyan Jewellers signs Sonam Kapoor as Brand Ambassador
Kalyan Jewellers, India’s trusted and leading jewelry brand has signed film actor and popular style icon Sonam Kapoor  
OKAVANGO DIAMOND COMPANY TO HOST DIAMOND VIEWINGS IN INDIA
Okavango Diamond Company (ODC) has announced to host diamond viewings at India Diamond Trading Centre (IDTC) 
ANGLO AMERICAN DRIVES CHANGE TO DEFINE A MORE SUSTAINABLE FUTURE
Anglo American published its 15th annual Sustainability Report alongside its 2015 Annual Report,  
DIAMCOR ANNOUNCES ROUGH DIAMOND TENDER RESULTS OF ITS FOURTH FISCAL QUARTER

Diamcor Mining Inc. (TSX-V.DMI / OTCQX-DMIFF), (the “Company”) announces the results of rough diamond tenders  
FOREVERMARK LAUNCHES IN THAILAND, HUNGARY AND SOUTH KOREA
The De Beers Group of Companies announces that Forevermark has launched in Hungary, Thailand and South Korea.  
The 57th Bangkok Gems and Jewelry Fair A Resounding Success and a Ruby Future

The 57th edition of the Bangkok Gems & Jewelry cemented Thailand’s position as a jewelry hub while new proposals for 2017  
Signet Jewelers Works With Jewelry Industry To Support Responsible Sourcing Standards
Signet Jewelers Limited (“Signet”) (NYSE and LSE: SIG), the world's largest retailer of diamond jewelry  
DE BEERS ROUGH DIAMOND SALES FOR CYCLE 2, 2016
The De Beers Group of Companies recently announced the value of rough diamond sales  
Hong Kong to Host World’s Biggest Jewellery Marketplace Next Month
Considered the world’s largest trading centre for gems and jewelley, two of the jewellery industry’s leading trade fairs are set to dazzle  
Agri Focussed Budget this season for India
India has yet again unleashed a Farmer focussed Budget for the Year 2016 – 2017. Agriculture and irrigation have been the focus area’s with emphasis on Healthcare and Education. Talking about the Gold and Jewellery Business, the Finance Minister hinted at a probability of a further increase in the Import duties.This he said keeping in mind the of sharp fall in crude prices  
DE BEERS AND UNIVERSITY OF NAMIBIA ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP IN SUPPORT OF UNDERPRIVILEGED CHILDREN
De Beers Namibia Holdings recently announced that it has entered into a partnership with the University of Namibia 
Israeli Diamond Pavilion to Host 93 Companies at Hong Kong March

The Israeli Diamond Industry is preparing a major presence at HKTDC’s Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show this March.  
IGC manufacturing HR Manager receives honour title for active contribution in CSR projects in Laos, Thailand and Botswana
IGC Group is proud to announce that Mr. Chakkrit Bhamornsatit, HR Manager for IGC manufacturing was recently bestowed  
GIA holds grand opening reception of its new facilities in Ramat Gan during International Diamond Week in Israel
GIA (the Gemological Institute of America) hosted a grand opening reception on occasion of the establishment of its new, expanded offices  
‘Best-ever’ DJWE opening ushers in five days of luxury Record-breaking number of brands dazzles Doha’s VIPs and visiting crowds

Under the patronage of HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani,  
DESIGN INSPIRATIONS: Experts define the Future of Jewellery Design at GJEPC’s trend forecasting seminar
The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) organised a two-day (February 9-10, 2016) jewellery design forecasting seminar  
FOREVERMARK EXPANSION CONTINUES WITH HUNGARY AND THAILAND
Forevermark is delighted to announce the opening of two new Forevermark markets through its Licensee model. 
WFDB Welcomes Signet Responsible Sourcing Protocol for Diamonds as Major Step in Supply Chain Transparency
The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) has announced its support for Signet Jewelers Ltd.'s  
LEADING DIAMOND GROWERS, DISTRIBUTORS, RETAILERS AND TECHNICAL EXPERTS COME TOGETHER TO LAUNCH THE IGDA
More than 10 leading grown diamond producers, distributors and retailers have come together to launch a global platform,  
IDE signs Memorandum of Understanding with HKJMA

The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) continues to promote Israeli diamond jewelers and has strengthened further  
Signet Jewelers Launches Responsible Sourcing Protocol For Diamonds
Signet Jewelers Limited (“Signet”) (NYSE and LSE: SIG), the world's largest retailer of diamond jewelry, today launched the Signet Responsible Sourcing Protocol for Diamonds (D-SRSP), a protocol that provides increased transparency and further commitment to the continuous improvement in the integrity of the global diamond supply chain.  
Diamond Marketing Panel held at International Diamond Week in Israel focuses on diamond marketing methods to the Millennials

The first day of the International Diamond Week in Israel (IDWI) featured a panel discussion on how to market diamonds.  
WFDB Congratulates New DPA Vice Chairman and CEO
The World Federation of Diamond Bourses(WFDB) has congratulated Jim Pounds, executive vice-president of Dominion Diamond Corp  
DIAMOND PRODUCERS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES SENIOR POSITIONS
The Diamond Producers Association (“DPA”) has announced the appointments of Stephen Lussier as Chairman, Jim Pounds as Vice Chairman  
IDI Chairman Shmuel Schnitzer Calls for Substantial Spending by DPA on Generic Campaigns
Shmuel Schnitzer, Chairman of the Israel Diamond Institute Group of Companies (IDI) and past President of the Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE)  
Seventh ADTF holds its own in cautious market, number of returning visitors increases
When the Seventh Edition of the Antwerp Diamond Trade Fair (ADTF) opened its doors on Sunday, January 31  
9th SIGNATURE IIJS COMMENCES 2016 BUYING SEASON WITH INDIA’S FINEST JEWELLERY ON DISPLAY
The Gems & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) presented the trade with two wonderful opportunities to commence the Year’s  
DMCC Executive Chairman Ahmed bin Sulayem honored during visit to World Jewelry Hub

Ahmed bin Sulayem, Executive Chairman of the Dubai Multi Commodities Center, was honored recently in Panama City  
Innovation needed for sustainable African mining sector

Mining houses in Africa need to push the innovation envelope if they want to succeed in a sector characterised by plunging commodity prices  
Diamantaires to receive additional options for identifying clients
Belgian anti-money laundering legislation requires diamond traders to identify their clients, verify their identity and conduct  
IDI Chairman Shmuel Schnitzer Salutes Appointment of Stephen Lussier as DPA Chairman
Shmuel Schnitzer, the newly elected Chairman of the Israel Diamond Institute Group of Companies (IDI),  
AWDC makes KYC database available to Antwerp diamond industry free of charge
AWDC will offer a free Know Your Customer (KYC) database to all Belgian diamond traders for a one-year trial period.  
Lucara Names 1,111 Carat Diamond Lesedi La Rona
Lucara Diamond Corp. recently announced the winning name for the 1,111 carat gem quality diamond recovered in November, 2015.  
Gem Diamonds Trading Update

Gem Diamonds Limited is pleased to provide the following Trading Update detailing the Group's operational and sales performance  
International Diamond Week in Israel to hold first diamond jewelry show

For the first time, the International Diamond Week in Israel (IDWI), to be held February 14 - 18, 2016  
Pure Gold Jewellers extends support to victims of floods in Indian state of Tamil Nadu
Pure Gold Jewellers has completed the third phase of its ongoing support to rehabilitate thousands of flood victims in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. 
HK jewellery manufacturers delegation to arrive in Israel to participate in winter edition of International Diamond Week in Israel
A delegation of diamond buyers organized by the Hong Kong Jewellers Manufacturers' Association (HKJMA)  
Jewelry Industry Summit Announces Speakers and Poster Sessions
The Jewelry Industry Summit, an open forum on sustainability and responsible sourcing, has announced speakers and planned poster sessions,  
Shmuel Schnitzer Elected Chairman of Israel Diamond Institute
Shmuel Schnitzer, who recently completed his term as President of the Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE),  
Israel Diamond Exchange to hold Diamond Marketing Panel on occasion of Winter Edition of International Diamond Week in Israel
The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) announced it has set the stage for an exclusive diamond marketing panel discussion  
World Diamond Council Executive Director Patricia Syvrud to speak at Winter edition of International Diamond Week in Israel
World Diamond Council (WDC) Executive Director Patricia Syvrud will participate in the upcoming edition of the International Diamond Week  
Transparency, Responsibility and Sustainability Key Themes For World Diamond Congress 2016

The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) is preparing for the 37th World Diamond Congress  
Corporate Social Responsibility strategies for jewellery industry come under spotlight at seminar at VICENZAORO January show
Corporate Social Responsibility strategy in the gemstone and jewellery sectors came under focus  
DE BEERS ROUGH DIAMOND SALES FOR CYCLE 1, 2016
The De Beers Group of Companies recently announced the value of rough diamond sales  
Her Majesty the Queen Mother Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck of Bhutan was pleased to appoint Pranda as a color gemstone selector
Her Majesty the Queen Mother Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck was pleased to appoint Mr. Preeda Tiasuwan  
Antwerp and Diamonds, a Long Lasting Love Story

“The Antwerp Diamond Trade Fair adventure began seven years ago, in 2009,” Raphaël Rubin, Executive Director of the Antwerp Diamond Bourse  
KGK expands its horizon to Australia
The year 2016 has clocked in with good news for the KGK group as it adds another diamond and jewellery company to its portfolio 
PROGRAM OF INHORGENTA MUNICH 2016
Digital revolution, changing consumer behavior, social media trends: these are evocative topics and big challenges
World Diamond Mark to present workshop during VICENZAORO "What consumers expect retailers to know about diamonds"
The World Diamond Mark Foundation (WDM), in cooperation with Fiera di Vicenza, Europe's leading jewellery trade fair organizer
PHILIPPE MELLIER: ENCOURAGING EARLY SIGNS BUT 2016 IS LIKELY TO BE VOLATILE
Addressing a Sightholder reception during the first De Beers Sight of 2016, Philippe Mellier, Chief Executive, De Beers Group
DMCC and DIFC’s Dispute Resolution Authority sign memorandum to pioneer Dubai Free Zone collaboration

DMCC, the Government and Free Zone authority on trade, enterprise and commodities in Dubai and DIFC’s
Top-level delegation of buyers from the Panama Diamond Exchange to attend International Diamond Week in Israel
A top-level delegation of Latin American buyers from the Panama Diamond Exchange will travel to Israel
Borsa İstanbul and World Diamond Mark announce cooperationin diamond jewellery promotion in Turkey and other key markets

Borsa İstanbul, the only bourse regulated under Turkish Capital Market Law, and the World Diamond Mark Foundation
GJEPC to organise 4th edition of India Diamond Week in New York, USA 15 leading Indian companies to participate
The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council in association with Diamond Dealers Club (DDC) is organizing the 4th edition
50 Most Influential Industry Leaders Featured on the 2016 Mining Indaba™ Speaker Line-Up

Mining Indaba has assembled an outstanding array of global and regional industry leaders and experts for the 2016
ELEMENT SIX BEGINS PATENT INFRINGEMENT LITIGATION AGAINST IIA TECHNOLOGIES
Element Six Technologies Ltd stated that it has begun legal action in Singapore against IIa Technologies Pte. Ltd
Israel Diamond Exchange appoints Eli Avidar as Managing Director
The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) announced it has appointed Eli Avidar, the Managing Director of the Israel Diamond Institute
Signet Jewelers Reports Holiday Season Same Store Sales up 4.9%
Signet Jewelers Limited, the world's largest retailer of diamond jewelry, recently announced its sales for the eight weeks ended December 26, 2015(“Holiday Season”) and guidance for the 13 weeks (“Fourth Quarter”) ending January 30, 2016.
Mark Light, Chief Executive Officer, said, “Signet delivered excellent holiday sales as a result of the successful execution of our product, marketing, and omni-channel selling strategies
NCDIA APPOINTS BARBARA WHEAT AS EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
The Natural Color Diamond Association (NCDIA), the leading not-for-profit organization devoted to natural color diamonds
VICENZAORO DUBAI GAINS MOMENTUM AND ANNOUNCES KEY JEWELLERY INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIPS

VICENZAORO DUBAI (VOD),organised by DV Global Link - a joint-venture between Fiera di Vicenza and the Dubai World Trade Centre
Israel Diamond Exchange to hold 'Ambassador Day,' hosting diplomatic corps at International Diamond Week in Israel
The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) will be hosting a significant number of Ambassadors, Consuls and economic attaches
AHMED BIN SULAYEM APPOINTED UAE CHAIR OF THE KIMBERLEY PROCESS
The UAE Ministry of Economy has officially appointed Ahmed Bin Sulayem as the UAE’s Chair of the Kimberley Process (KP) for 2016.
Israel Diamond Exchange bestows title of Honorary President on former IDE President Yair Sahar

The 66th General Assembly of the Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) bestowed on Yair Sahar, a former IDE President
International Diamond Week an important showcase of Israeli industry, says Israel Diamond Exchange's newly elected president Yoram Dvash
The International Diamond Week in Israel is an important showcase of the Israeli diamond industry and trade's strength and versatility
Jewelry Industry Summit Debuts Updated Website and Opens Registration
The Jewelry Industry Summit, an open forum on sustainability and responsible sourcing, announced the debut of its updated website
GJEPC opens doors to ‘India Diamond Trading Centre’ at BDB
The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) and Bharat Diamond Bourse (BDB) launched the India Diamond Trading Centre
‘Diamond Detection Expo & Symposium’ concludes on an optimistic note’
The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), in association with Bharat Diamond Bourse (BDB) successfully
ICA Announces Two-Session Format and Speakers for the upcoming GILC

The International Colored Gemstone Association is very pleased to announce the Gemstone Industry & Laboratory Conference
JCK Las Vegas Announces Remodeled and Improved 2016 Design Center

JCK Las Vegas is renewing its emphasis on design and reimagining what it means to exhibit at a tradeshow at each stage in a designer's career.
Alrosa and AWDC reaffirm strong relationship at Antwerp diamond industry networking evening
The excellent collaboration between Antwerp, the leading diamond trade hub, and Russian mining giant Alrosa, the world’s largest diamond producer
World’s Leaders in the Diamond Industry Speak at the Omugongo, International Diamond Conference
Broad expertise in the field of diamond met in the Namibian capital, Windhoek. The second International Diamond Conference
PEREGRINE DIAMONDS ANNOUNCES MANAGEMENT CHANGES
Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. announces that Brooke Clements has stepped down as President
DIAMCOR ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF INITIAL THIRD QUARTER ROUGH DIAMOND TENDER

Diamcor Mining Inc. recently announced the results of its initial rough diamond sales for the third fiscal quarter ending December 31, 2015
Belgian authorities issue warning about fake KP certificates from Sierra Leone

Belgian authorities at AWDC’s Diamond Office have alerted the Kimberley Process team about a fake KP certificate
GJEPC and Bharat Diamond Bourse to host the ‘Diamond Detection Expo & Symposium’
The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), the apex body of gems and jewellery industry in India in association with Bharat Diamond Bourse
Lucara Provides Operating Outlook for 2016 and Progressive Dividend Policy

William Lamb, President and Chief Executive Officer commented, "Lucara had a successful operating year in 2015
Pure Gold Jewellers in USD 150 Million expansion of 22karat Gold outlets offering Genuine Price Promise
In keeping with the increased demand for 22 karat gold jewellery, Pure Gold Jewellers will invest USD 150 Million
The Middle East Jewellery of the Year Awards 2015 Winners Announced

Fifteen winners of the Middle East Jewellery of the Year Awards 2015 were announced in a glittering ceremony held under the patronage of His Excellency
WDM presentation a highlight of DDC, to stage diamond cat walk at VicenzaOro Dubai

The second Dubai Diamond Conference concluded on April 22nd, after a series of well-attended presentations and dynamic panel discussions.
PEREGRINE DIAMONDS ANNOUNCES $7.0 MILLION RIGHTS OFFERING AND PROVIDES CHIDLIAK UPDATE

Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. recently announced that it will be offering rights to holders of its common shares of record at the close of business on November 30, 2015.
INHORGENTA MUNICH Continues to be Open to Trade Visitors only
INHORGENTA MUNICH has been the international order and communication platform for jewelry and watches for more than 40 years.
Lucara Makes Diamond History; Recovers 1,111 Carat Diamond

Lucara Diamond Corp. the high quality diamond producer with assets in Botswana, is pleased to announce the recovery of a 1,111 carat gem quality, Type IIa diamond.
Pure Gold Jewellers celebrates UAE National Day with inspirational jewellery

Inspired by UAE National Anthem ‘Ishy Biladi’ which means ‘Long Live My Nation’, the UAE National Day collection launched by Pure Gold Jewellers
Lucara Recovers Two More Large Diamonds Including an 813 Carat Stone from the Karowe Mine in Botswana

Lucara Diamond Corp. recently announced that two more exceptional white stones have now been recovered through the XRT diamond recovery units.
NEW MICRODIAMOND DATA SUPPORTS INCREASED DIAMOND CONTENT AT CH-7 AND THE POTENTIAL TO ADD 2.5 TO 3.1 MILLION CARATS AT CH-6
Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. recently reported new microdiamond results from the CH-7 and CH-6 kimberlites at its 100%
20th DUBAI INTERNATIONAL JEWELLERY WEEK 2015 RELAUNCHES AS CONSUMER FOCUSED SHOW
The ultimate jewellery experience awaits discerning shoppers as Dubai International Jewellery Week - the Middle East’s
Indian Diamond Trading Centre (IDTC) Conducts First Successful Test Shipment

“India Diamond Trading Centre” or IDTC as it is popularly known completed its first test shipment from Rio Tinto and the same has been re-exported back today.
HRD Antwerp corporate statement regarding the deliberate provision of incorrect diamond certificates by employees in 2012.
Recently, the Correctional Court of Antwerp delivered a verdict in regards a case concerning the deliberate provision
JEWELLERY ARABIA 2015 WORLD’S MOST VALUABLE GUITAR TO MAKE A SPLASH

The world’s most valuable guitar will make its Middle East debut at Jewellery Arabia 2015 as part of a global tour.
First Dubai Diamond Finance Seminar off to a Flying Start

The Dubai Diamond Exchange (‘DDE’), a DMCC platform, recently launchedits Dubai Diamond Finance Seminar series
ANGLO AMERICAN ANNOUNCES SENIOR MANAGEMENT CHANGES
Anglo American plc recently announced a number of senior management changes to enable dedicated focus on both the Group’s Marketing business and the evolution of the strategy. Anglo American also announces the decision by Paulo Castellari to step down from his position as CEO of Anglo American’s iron ore business in Brazil to pursue other opportunities.
INHORGENTA MUNICH Presents a New Concept for the Fine Jewelry Hall B1

At INHORGENTA MUNICH 2016, Hall B1 will turn into a presentation space for luxury jewelry brands
Lucara Generates Strong Quarterly Cash Flow and Significant Operating Margins
Lucara Diamond Corp. reported revenues of $90.9 million for the quarter with an operating margin of 88%
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
Signet Jewelers Names Uta Werner as First Chief Strategy Officer
Signet Jewelers, the world's largest retailer of diamond jewelry, announced that Uta Werner has joined the Company as Signet Chief Strategy Officer.
As Chief Strategy Officer, Werner will be responsible for strategy development and execution and will be focused on the identification of growth opportunities, strategic planning, and mergers and acquisitions.
VICENZAORO DUBAI AT THE MIDDLE EAST GEMS & JEWELLERY FORUM 2015

VICENZAORO DUBAI,the Super Show dedicated to world gold and jewellery trade organised by DV Global Link
Stellar Diamonds plc
(“Stellar” of the “Company”)
Stellar Diamonds plc, the London listed diamond development company focused on West Africa
World Leaders in the Diamond Industry Gather for the Second International Diamond Conference 2015

The World’s leaders in the Diamond Industry will come together in Africa’s best-kept secret, Namibia, for the International Diamond Conference 2015
DMCC HOSTS 2ND MIDDLE EAST GEMS & JEWELLERY FORUM 2015 IN DUBAI
DMCC, the authority on trade, enterprise and commodities in Dubai, hosted the second edition of its two-day annual MEGJF 2015 
DIAMCOR PREPARING FOR LARGEST ROUGH DIAMOND TENDER TO DATE

Diamcor Mining Inc. (TSX-V.DMI / OTCQX-DMIFF), (the “Company”) announces it is preparing diamond inventory for its largest tender to date 
INHORGENTA MUNICH strengthens the watches segment by an entirely new hall concept
The theme of watches has been an essential part of INHORGENTA MUNICH for more than forty years.
CIBJO President guest of honour at EXPO Joya in Guadalajara, Mexico, endorses pact promoting Latin American jewellery association cooperation
CIBJO President Gaetano Cavalieri has drawn attention to the growing prominence of Latin America
World Diamond Mark supports World Diamond Museum
Recently, Alex Popov, chairman of the World Diamond Mark Foundation (WDM) published a blog entitled
DIAMOND PRODUCERS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES BOARD APPOINTMENTS
The Diamond Producers Association (“DPA”) has announced the appointments of Jean-Marc Lieberherr as Chairman
33rd September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair welcomes over 57,600 buyers
The September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair has yet again lived up to its status
Mahesh Khemlani elected as next president of the Panama Diamond Exchange

The Board of Directors of the Panama Diamond Exchange has elected Mahesh C. Khemlani as the next PDE President.
Ronnie VanderLinden elected President of US Jewelry Council as DMIA joins new all-US jewelry industry representative body

Ronnie VanderLinden, the incumbent President of the Diamond Manufacturers & Importers Association of America
First Middle East Jewellery Designers’ Forum 2015, a huge success

The ‘First Middle East Jewellery Designers’ Forum’ saw a successful launch during the recently concluded ‘Mid-East Watch and Jewellery Show Sharjah’. 
INHORGENTA MUNICH strengthens the watches segment by an entirely new hall concept
The theme of watches has been an essential part of INHORGENTA MUNICH for more than forty years.
CIBJO President guest of honour at EXPO Joya in Guadalajara, Mexico, endorses pact promoting Latin American jewellery association cooperation
CIBJO President Gaetano Cavalieri has drawn attention to the growing prominence of Latin America
Mahesh Khemlani elected as next president of the Panama Diamond Exchange

The Board of Directors of the Panama Diamond Exchange has elected Mahesh C. Khemlani as the next PDE President.
Dubai Diamond Exchange to host inaugural Dubai Diamond Finance Seminar

The Dubai Diamond Exchange (‘DDE’), a DMCC platform, recently announced the launch of its Dubai Diamond Finance Seminar Series  
Three of the world's largest diamond companies open offices at the Panama Diamond Exchange
Three of the world's largest diamond companies have inaugurated their Latin American offices  
Amnesty International Report on CAR Ignores Antwerp Controls
Despite the fact an Amnesty International team visited the Antwerp World Diamond Centre
WFDB President Ernie Blom Says Bharat Diamond Bourse Fully Entitled to Ban Trading in Synthetic/ Laboratory-Created Diamonds

World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) President Ernie Blom said, in response to the decision of the Bharat Diamond Bourse
All the colours of the rainbow – tourmaline named gemstone of the year 2015
Fascinating one-of-a-kind treasures, precious jewellery and ancient fossils – there are so many exciting finds to discover
Registration for Israel Diamond Week in New York is open!
Registration for the fourth edition of the Israel Diamond Week in New York is now open.
September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair kicks off with 3,752 exhibitors from 50 countries

The key international jewellery event – the September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair opens today at AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE). 
UAE to Chair Kimberley Process for Year 2016

DMCC, one of the world’s leading commodity hubs and the UAE Ministry of Economy’s authority for the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme  
CAR still suspended by Kimberley Process
The Kimberley Process (KP) suspended the Central African Republic (CAR) in May 2013, meaning that all countries are forbidden from importing rough diamonds from CAR. Because the situation in certain parts of the country has seen considerable progress, it was decided in June 2015 during the KP Intersessional to grant CAR the opportunity to eventually start exporting rough diamonds
ErezAkerman ending term as PDE president on October 30, to take up position as World Jewelry Hub managing director
ErezAkerman, president of the Panama Diamond Exchange, will end his term at the head of Latin America's
IJL THANKS INDUSTRY FOR SUPPORT AT DIAMOND EDITION SHOW
It was positive news all round at International Jewellery London this week as the industry event
Fiera di Vicenza and World Diamond Mark sign an agreement to promote diamond and diamond jewellery sector
The Fiera di Vicenza, Europe's leading jewellery trade fair organizer, and the World Diamond Mark Foundation (WDM)  
PEREGRINE PROVIDES CHIDLIAK UPDATE
Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. is pleased to provide an update on its 100 percent-owned Chidliak diamond project.
Lucara Announces Dates for Second Exceptional Stone Tender

Lucara Diamond Corp. ("Lucara" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the dates of its second exceptional stone tender of 2015. 
Tzoffey's to tender rough diamond of almost 100 carats
Tzoffey's 1818, the Israeli-French auction house, will be tendering a rough diamond of almost 100 carats
Tzoffey's to tender rough diamond of almost 100 carats
Tzoffey's 1818, the Israeli-French auction house, will be tendering a rough diamond of almost 100 carats
104 - CARAT FOREVERMARK DIAMOND UNVEILED

The largest Forevermark diamond in the world has been unveiled by long-standing Forevermark Diamantaire and Authorised Forevermark Jeweller  
PHILLIPS APPOINTS SAM HINES AS INTERNATIONAL HEAD OF WATCHES

Phillips has appointed the prominent watch specialist and leading authority in the field, Sam Hines, as International Head of Watches.
Summer edition of International Diamond Week kicks off with buyers attending from more than 20 countries
The Summer Edition of the International Diamond Week in Israel (IDWI) kicked off recently, with some 400 buyers attending.
Tzoffey's expands its rough diamond tender business, opens new premises featuring nine viewing rooms in most secure exchange in the world
Tzoffey's 1818, the Israeli-French auction house is expanding its rough diamond tender and auction business,
Stellar Diamonds plc
Positive PEA on Tongo Project and Mining Licence Application, Sierra Leone

Stellar Diamonds plc, the London listed (AIM: STEL) diamond development company focused on West Africa recently 
With measurement of carbon footprint and offsetting carbon credits, CIBJO Congress officially becomes jewellery sector's first carbon-neutral event
With the submission of a report that carefully details the carbon footprint of this year's CIBJO Congress, which took place in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil  
Lucara Reports Ongoing Recovery of Exceptional Diamonds
Lucara Diamond Corp. recently reported the recovery of a number of exceptional diamonds at its Karowe Mine in Botswana.
Kennady Diamonds Provides Kennady North Project Update
Kennady Diamonds Inc. is pleased to announce that processing of the Kelvin 436 tonne bulk sample
New ISO Standard for Creating Clarity Over Natural and Synthetic Diamonds GJEPC, BDB & GJF welcomes the publication
Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council along with Bharat Diamond Bourse & Gem and Jewellery Federation have praised the release
Turkish-Israeli diamond & jewelry industry relations warming up, International Diamond Week to host some 25 Turkish visitors
A delegation of some 25 Turkish jewelers and diamond buyers is expected to attend the Summer Edition of the International Diamond Week in Israel (IDWI), which will take place at the Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) from August 30 to September 3. "In two weeks from now, we will be hosting a sizable delegation of colleagues from Turkey on the bourse floor 
MGJ Conference in Greece Concludes Successfully

Recently, Athens was host to a new series of conferences – the Mediterranean Gemmological and Jewellery (MGJ) conference
AWARD WINNING JEWELLERY DESIGNERS STAR AT IJL 2015

The exclusive Designer Brands area at IJL 2015, Olympia GRAND (September 6-8), will feature a superb group of award-winning designers.  
DMIA elects the new Executive Board and Board of Directors
The membership of the Diamond Manufacturers & Importers Association of America (DMIA) held its second annual General Meeting
Summer Edition of International Diamond Week to host more than 350 buyers from 15 countries
The Summer Edition of the International Diamond Week in Israel (IDWI), which will take place at the Israel Diamond Exchange
GJEPC opens its 32nd EDITION OF INDIA INTERNATIONAL JEWELRY SHOW (IIJS) 2015

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) opened its 32nd edition of their annual India International Jewellery Show (IIJS) 
GEM DIAMONDS LIMITED H1 2015 Trading update
Gem Diamonds Limited (LSE: GEMD) is pleased to provide a Trading Update detailing the Company’s operational and sales performance
FEDERAL AND NUNAVUT GOVERNMENTS TO FUND CONSTRUCTION OF IQALUIT MARINE PORT
Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. ("Peregrine" or the “Company") (TSX:PGD) is pleased to report that funding for the construction
GJEPC’s India International Jewelry Week 2015 powered by GIA presents Greater allure, finer jewels, trendier shows in its 6th edition
The gem and jewelry industry’s much coveted and celebrated jewellery show created and presented by the industry’s apex
WFDB Appoints Louise Prior as Executive Director

The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) is pleased to announce that Louise Prior
ICA Appoints Gary Roskin as Executive Director
The International Colored Gemstone Association (ICA) is pleased to announce that well-known Gems and Jewelry expert Gary Roskin  
International Diamond Week in Israel, Registers 263 exhibitors

While most of the Israel diamond industry is taking a much needed break for summer, at the Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE)  
WFDB President Ernie Blom Praises New ISO Standard For Creating Clarity Over Natural and Synthetic Diamonds
World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) President Ernie Blom has praised the release of ISO International Standard 18323: Jewellery
Namibia And De Beers Reach Agreement On Milestone 10-Year Diamond Sales Agreement

The Government of the Republic of Namibia and De Beers have recentlyannounced agreement in principle, on the terms of a new 10-year sales agreement  
CIBJO welcomes publication of ISO International Standard, explicitly stating that a diamond is of natural origin
CIBJO has welcomed the publication of ISO International Standard 18323, entitled "Jewellery - Consumer confidence
Shortening the supply pipeline is a unique feature of the International Diamond Week in Israel
With some six weeks to go until the Summer Edition of the International Diamond Week in Israel (IDWI)
Eduard Denckens, Chairman of the Syndicate of the Belgian Diamond Industrys, passes the torch; Bart De Hantsetters appointed new Chairman
After more than 20 years as chairman of the Syndicate of the Belgian Diamond Industry (SBD), Eduard Denckens (73) is passing the torch.
Peregrine Provides Chidliak Bulk Sample Update And Commences Summer 2015 Diamond Resource Development Program

Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. is pleased to provide an update on its 100 percent-owned Chidliak diamond project
Anglo American plc Production Report for the second quarter ended recently

Diamond production decreased by 6% to 8.0 million carats, mainly due to lower grades and reduced plant availability at Orapa.  
INHORGENTA MUNICH Expands International Network
INHORGENTA MUNICH enters into a partnership with the China Watch & Clock Fair (CWCF) – one of the biggest trade shows for watches in the world.  
SDiX to Launch the World’s First Commodities Exchange in Physically Settled Diamonds
Singapore Diamond Investment Exchange Pte Ltd (“SDiX”, or the “Exchange”) announced the upcoming launch of the world’s first commodities exchange in physically settled diamonds in Singapore, targeted to go ‘live’ in September 2015. The SDiX platform, the first of its kind globally, will utilise proven exchange technology to create a new marketplace 
Museum of Named Diamonds Focuses on Romance and a Diamond's "Story" to Excite Millennials

The Museum of Named Diamonds,™ a non-profit entity, formally opened recently 
D.E.F to Support Diamond Development Initiative's Mobile School Program in the DRC
Set to open in June 2015, the Diamond Empowerment Mobile School will give twenty-five children a chance at a brighter future.
De Beers scientist and international gem lab experts to speak at 2015 Mediterranean Conference in Greece

One of the prominent speakers at the first Mediterranean Gemmological and Jewellery Conference (MGC) in Athens 
GEM DIAMONDS LIMITED Sales and Operational Update for the Year to Date 2015
Gem Diamonds Limited (LSE: GEMD) is pleased to provide an update detailing the Company’s operational performance for the period 1 January 2015 to 30 April 2015 
International Colored Gemstone Association Hails Success of 2015 Congress in Sri Lanka

The 2015 Congress of the International Colored Gemstone Association (ICA) ended on Tuesday, with ICA President Banjamin Hackman
Firoz Merchant ranked 25th on Forbes list of Top 100 Indian Business Leaders in the GCC

Firoz Merchant, the Founder and Chairman of award winning jewellery retailer Pure Gold Jewellers is ranked 25th  
Pure Gold holds first WDM sales training programme in Dubai

Pure Gold Jewellers, the first international retail jeweler that adopted the World Diamond Mark Authorised Diamond Dealer programme
Colorful Start as International Colored Gemstone Association 2015 Congress Begins in Sri Lanka

2015 Congress of the International Colored Gemstone Association (ICA) began on Sunday with a gala opening ceremony, featuring Sri Lankan ministers
Changi International Airport welcomes Pure Gold Jewellers

Award winning jewellery retailer and the only World Diamond Mark certified retailer in the GCC, Pure Gold Jewellers has opened its doors at Singapore 
Peter Cheng, Chairman of Chow Tai Fook Foundation, joins the Board of World Diamond Mark Foundation
Peter (Kar Shing) Cheng, Chairman of the Chow Tai Fook Foundation and a director of the eponymous firm, the world's largest retail jewellery chain
IGI’s CAD programme receives Tamkeen approval paving way for Bahraini jewellery designers to boost their career

Jewellery designers have traditionally relied on drawings to show their clients what the final piece will look like when it is finished. 
National Bank of Fujairah underscores focus on precious metals and jewellery sectors with launch of diamond financing business

National Bank of Fujairah PJSC (NBF) recently announced the establishment of a specialised team focused on financing manufacturers
World Jewelry Hub inaugurated in Panama City, hosts first Latin American Diamond & Jewelry Week

The World Jewelry Hub (WJH), the first dedicated diamond, colored gemstone and jewelry trading center in Latin America
Paul Rowley: “We Must All Invest Now To Increase Our Future Returns”

The diamond industry has a few years to prepare for the next 50 years, said Paul Rowley , De Beers’ Executive Vice President of Global Sightholder Sales
Pure Gold Jewellers wins Best Brand Award

Pure Gold Jewellers recently announced that it was honored at the prestigious Dubai Service Excellence Scheme (DSES) annual awards
GJEPC BRINGS INDIA’S BEST TO VICENZAORO DUBAI (VOD) 2015
The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), the apex body of gem and jewelry industry in India
Panel Discussions Draw Crowds at Dubai Diamond Conference 2015

Expert panels discussed the most important issues facing the global diamond industry on the concluding day of the two-day DDC 2015
Sending Schools to Kids™: Brilliant Earth partners with DDI to bring education to mining communities

Brilliant Earth is the first sponsor of one of eight planned mobile schools in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
GJEPC announces 32nd edition of india international jewellery show (iijs) 2015

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) organized a press conference on 17th April 2015
Kiran Gems Receives 2000th D-Scope Produced By Hrd Antwerp

Kiran Gems, the world’s largest manufacturer of diamonds, has received the 2000th D-Scope ever produced by HRD Antwerp during a handover ceremony
EL-RAN bvba joins Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC)

Antwerp-based EL-RAN, a well-known diamond supplier to high-end jewellery manufacturers, retailers and luxury watch manufacturers, has been accepted as a member of the Responsible Jewellery Council
2nd IRDW very successful All tenders and auctions reported oversubscribed

The Second International Rough Diamond Week (IRDW), held at the Israel Diamond Exchange from April 12 to 16. is a great success.
GJEPC & IDI INAGUARATE THE DIAMOND DETECTION AND RESOURCE CENTER
The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) along with Indian Diamond Institute (IDI) launched
Dubai Diamond Conference Panel to Focus on Synthetics

The Second Dubai Diamond Conference, being held April 21-22, will discuss one of the most topical issues in the global diamond business
AWDC Renews Support Of Ddi, Sustains Innovation & Core Functions

The AWDC and DDI are pleased to announce that the AWDC has made an important contribution to the Diamond Development Initiative.
Manish Jain appointed as the new Chairman of All India Gems & Jewellery Trade Federation

Manish Jain, a veteran of gems & jewellery industry, has been unanimously appointed as the Chairman of the (GJF) for the year 2015-17.
Former President of Europe Herman Van Rompuy visits Antwerp diamond industry

Herman Van Rompuy presented the keynote speech at the Antwerp Diamond Seminar on the financial challenges currently facing the diamond industry.
Forevermark Makes $10 Million Investment In Diamond Grading And Inscription Facility In Surat

The De Beers Group of Companies is pleased to announce the opening of the newest and most technologically advanced Forevermark diamond inscription
Fusion Alternatives to hold Angolan rough diamond tender during 2nd IRDW, April 12-16

Fusion/Hennig Tenders announced it will hold its Angolan Rough Diamond Tender during the Second International Rough Diamond Week
Dubai Diamond Conference 2015 to Put ‘Africa First’

Dubai Diamond Conference Almas Tower, Dubai Multi Commodities Center, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Dubai April 21-22 2015
Antwerp Diamond industry prepared to pay more taxes in exchange for stable and legally fiscal environment

The AWDC has taken note of the government decision to introduce a tax system calculated on a lump-sum basis.
World Diamond Mark Foundation generates lots of hype with Valerie Messika's Victoria Collier at Istanbul Jewelry Show
The World Diamond Mark Foundation (WDMF) took to the stage during the recent Istanbul Jewelry Show,
GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ to present certificate to the most valuable guitar

Aaron Shum Jewelry and its signature brand CORONET® will be housed in Hall 1 of Baselworld during 19-26 March 2015.
SGL Launches Diamond Sealing in Dubai

Solitaire Gem Labs (SGL) has recently launched its tamper-proof diamond sealing in the UAE and guarantees a secure link between a diamond and its report.
Baselworld 2015 Strengthens Its Leadership Position

Baselworld 2015, THE global trendsetting event for the watch and jewellery industry concluded recently on a positive note
WFDB Exco Meeting and Asia Summit Ends After Intensive Talks

The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) Executive Committee (Exco) Meeting and Asia-Pacific Presidents’ Summit held in Shanghai on March 9 and 10
Antwerp Diamond Industry Launches Offensive in Latin America

After the Antwerp diamond industry had made it a priority in recent years to conquer the Asian market, in 2015
IGC Group moves into NEW OFFICE BUILDING in Antwerp Diamond District

IGC Group, a leading manufacturer of the finest made diamonds and strategic supplier to major jewellery brand houses & Swiss watch brands,
A Guinness World Record Attempt Marks the Entry of CORONET® into Baselworld Hall 1

Aaron Shum Jewelry and its signature brand CORONET® will be housed in Hall 1 of Baselworld during 19-26 March 2015.
Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show opens with fanfare

The second edition of the HKTDC Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show opened recently at AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE)
Antwerp Diamond Pavilion among largest at 2015 Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show
From March 2-6, the AWDC hosted 109 leading diamond traders in the Antwerp Diamond Pavilion at the 2015 Hong Kong Diamond, Gem and Pearl Show.
India unveils BUDGET 2015

Investors who want to buy gold will soon have a new option. This was among a number of proposals announced by Finance Minister of India Arun Jaitley
Stellar Diamonds plc Tender in Antwerp

Stellar Diamonds plc, the London listed (AIM: STEL) diamond development company focused on West Africa,
Winners take centre stage at ‘The Artisan Awards’

12 of the some of the industry’s outstanding and innovative jewellery designers were honoured at India’s most coveted jewellery design awards – ‘The Artisan Jewellery Design Awards 2014’
THE EIGHTH EDITION OF SIGNATURE

The Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council officially inaugurated its eight edition of Signature on February 20, 2015, at the Bombay Exhibition Centre (NSE Complex) in Mumbai.
Leo Schachter Again Leads with $288 Million in Polished Exports

The annual list of Israel’s largest polished diamond exporters was published by the Israel Diamond Controller’s Office in the Ministry of Economy.
IJL 2015 launches new Market Focus initiative with ‘In Stile Italiano a IJL’
The launch of an annual Market Focus at IJL consolidates the show’s international commercial and networking reputation within the industry.
International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research set for Indian roadshow

The De Beers Group of Companies recently announced that its International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research (IIDGR) business
Dubai Diamond Conference 2015 announces former EU President as Opening Speaker

The Dubai Diamond Exchange (‘DDE’), a DMCC platform, recently announced the two-day Dubai Diamond Conference 2015
Guinness World Record : Emerald Jewel Industry India Limited is proud to link the longest gold chain in world

5.52 km long 22-carat gold chain was assembled together by linking smaller reels of chain weighing 4 Kg. each, with four million links manually...
Pure Gold Group to invest USD 150 Million in India’s robust economy

UAE based Pure Gold Group, has announced plans to invest USD 150 million in India in three major business sectors- retail, manufacturing & hospitality over next 3 years
Sixth Antwerp Diamond Trade Fair

The Sixth Edition of the Antwerp Diamond Trade Fair (ADTF), the world's exclusive by-invitation-only diamond trade show,
Foreign companies not allowed mining gems in Sri Lanka
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena recently has given instructions to relevant officials not to let any foreign national or a foreign company to mine gems in Sri Lanka.
The President said the government is not ready to endow the local gem industry to foreign companies and instructed the officials to refuse requests for gem mining.
Assuming duties as the Mahaweli Development and Environment Minister at the ministry yesterday, 
AWDC informs banks at diamond financing seminar in Davos

Recently, in the margins of the World Economic Forum, the Antwerp World Diamond Centre set up a dedicated diamond-financing seminar in Davos,
DE BEERS ANNOUNCES 2015 AUCTION SALES PROGRAMME FOR FORWARD CONTRACT SALES

De Beers Group of C ompanies recently announced the 2015 Forward Contract Sales (FCS) programme for its Auction Sales business.
Pangolin Discovers a Second Diamond Area Malatswae, Botswana

Pangolin Diamonds Corp. announces that it has recovered its fourth and largest diamond at the Malatswae project (100% owned).
World Gold Council appoints Roland Wang as Managing Director in China

Previously Mr. Wang was President and General Manager of Jingyi Gold Co. Ltd., a gold investment and jewellery company based in China,
SGE and WGC partner to develop the SHANGHAI FREE TRADE ZONE as a global gold market
SGE and WGC signed a ‘Memorandum of Understanding’ regarding a ‘Comprehensive Strategic Cooperation Agreement.’
Pure Gold Jewellers becomes first Middle East jeweller to be awarded Changi Airport jewellery concession

Karim Merchant, CEO & MD of Pure Gold Jewellers, added: “Travel Retail is a key area of business for us and is becoming an increasingly important sector of our overall operations."
Coronet makes its Entrance to Land the Hall 1 of Baselworld 2015

Aaron Shum Jewelry’s worldwide patented brand “Coronet” will make its entrance to land the Hall 1 of Baselworld during 19-26 March 2015
DE BEERS GROUP CEO STEPS OUT TO SUPPORT FOREVERMARK "HIGH IMPACT" BRAND STRATEGY

Philippe Mellier welcomed Forevermark partners during a private cocktail event in New York addressing the challenges and opportunities
Progress Update on Trial Mining at Baoulé Kimberlite, Guinea
Trial mining has yielded a total of 2,145 carats to date at an average grade of 15cpht
Forevermark hosts diamond mine visit

Key retail partners from India visit the world’s largest diamond sorting facility in Botswana
GJEPC presents a ‘3-Year Make in India’ action plan for Gem & Jewellery Industry to MOC & I

GJEPC’s Framework for Stimulating Investments for Make in India
Ivory Coast Resuming Diamond Trade, thanks to Belgium

In 2003, the UN imposed sanctions on Ivory Coast, forbidding the country to trade diamonds.
DGCX Named ‘Exchange of the Year' for the Second Year in a Row

In September, the Exchange was named the ‘Emerging Exchange of the Year 2014’ by FOW Asia
Doha Jewellery & Watches Exhibition 2015 confirms most respected industry brands

The 2015 event celebrates the appeal of timeless elegance of luxurious jewellery and watches from all over the world
WDMF, DGJG and DEPE to make DSF 20th anniversary sparkle and glow
40 cts. of diamonds, 100 kgs of gold and the world's longest gold chain as the highlights of January's Dubai Shopping Festival 2015
First Diamond Export from Trial Mining at Baoulé Kimberlite, Guinea

Diamond parcel of 941 carats exported to Antwerp with sale expected in near future
EGL appoints Menahem Sevdermish global manager of network
Sevdermish will manage & oversee diamond grading activities of all EGL affiliates and will direct network's global policies & communications ss
PANGEMTECH CONVOCATION & PANGEMS SEMINAR

Panjikar Gem Research & Tech Institute, Pune had its fourth annual convocation on Wednesday the 3rd December 2014
Kiran Gems Private Limited has bagged the FIEO Niryat Shree Award'

The award was given by Hon’ble President of India, Shri Pranab Mukhrejee, at a function organized by the FIEO in New Delhi on 1st Dec 2014,
DIAMOND DIPLOMACY IN INDIA DURING THE World Diamond Conference

Narendra Modi , Prime Minister of India and Vladimir Putin, President of Russian Federation graced the ‘World Diamond Conference’
Large Diamonds Recovered from Trial Mining at Baoulé Kimberlite, Guinea
196 carats recovered to date from kimberlite ore at an average grade of 17cpht (+1.25mm cut-off) exceeding minimum grade expectation of 13cpht
GSI to Participate at Dubai International Jewellery Week 2014
For the first time GSI will be part of the Dubai International Jewellery Week and looks forward to meet the show exhibitors and visitors
WFDB President, Ernie Blom, addresses Zimbabwe conference

Ernie Blom delivered a speech stressing the key role African mining countries play as producers of diamonds on the world stage.
FOREIGN NATIONALS & FOREIGN INSTITUTIONS HAVE NO PERMISSION TO CONDUCT....
FOREIGN NATIONALS & FOREIGN INSTITUTIONS HAVE NO PERMISSION TO CONDUCT GEMSTONE MINING ACTIVITY IN SRI LANKA

The Minister of Environment & Renewable Energy Hon. Susil Premajayantha firmly declared that licenses for Gemstone Mining Activity are not issued to individuals or institutions of international origin.
WDC reaches out to ADPA, offers support in dealing with impact of Ebola crisis
ADPA is a union of African diamond mining countries, working as to advance the common interests of continent's diamond producers
DMCC Middle East Gems and Jewellery Forum launched in Dubai

The event was inaugurated by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Department of Civil Aviation, CEO and Chairman of...
Kalyan Jewellers announces Rs. 1200 crores Investment from Warburg Pincus
Founded in 1993 and Headquartered in Thrissur (Kerala), Kalyan Jewellers is one of the largest manufacturing and distribution company
'BELIEVE IN THE POWER OF A PROMISE' - FOREVERMARK unveils new global marketing campaign
Forevermark has unveiled its new global marketing campaign that aims to inspire people to renew their belief in the power of a promise
GIA Suspends Diamond Sealing Services and Duplicate Reports

Effective immediately, GIA will suspend diamond sealing services and the issuance of duplicate reports at all locations
Gemological Science International [GSI] opens lab services in Surat, India
As a result of growing business and more demand for GSI certification,GSI decided to expand its services
World Diamond Council names Patricia Syvrud as Executive Director

World Diamond Council has named Patricia Syvrud, founder and president of Joia Consulting, LLC, as its first Executive Director, effective October 31, 2014
DMCC to host inaugural Middle East Gems & Jewellery Forum in Dubai

Held at Almas Conference Centre, MEGJF is an invite-only DMCC initiative sponsored by Gemfields
Pure Gold Jewellers celebrates 25 years. Launches new tagline – ‘Forever Beautiful’
Pure Gold Jewellers, the award winning international jewellery retailer, celebrates 25 years of operations this month
ICA International new LOGO Competition.
First Prize US$2000

The year 2015 is of a special meaning for the International Colored Gemstone Association. The association will celebrate its 30th anniversary.
De Beers CEO to be guest speaker, at WDC's 2014 Annual Meeting in Antwerp
Members of the World Diamond Council will assemble in Antwerp, October 28 to October 30, for the organization's 2014 Annual General Meeting.
Panama's Minister of Presidency meets with PDE's Founding Chairman

Panama's Minister of the Presidency, Álvaro Alemán, expressed Government's support for new Latin American trading center
First Diamonds from Trial Mining at Baoulé Kimberlite Pipe in Guinea
Stellar Diamonds plc, announces recovery of first diamonds from the commissioning of the mine plant at the Baoulé kimberlite pipe in Guinea
41st Indian Gem and Jewellery Awards
The jury of the upcoming 41st Indian Gem & Jewellery Awards, met today in Mumbai to finalize the names of the winners in all the categories.
FUSION/HENNIG tenders full rough production from KAO mine (LESOTHO) In DUBAI

The tender is taking place for the first time in Dubai on September 21-24, 2014 and offers the full run-of-mine production of the KAO mine located in Lesotho
Field Researchers Witness Evolution of Major Ruby Deposit in Mozambique
This is the third expedition GIA researchers have made to the Montepuez ruby deposit since its discovery in 2009.
Gemfields adds Sapphires from Sri Lanka to Coloured Gemstone Portfolio
Gemfields is pleased to announce that it has entered into a joint venture with East West Gem Investments Limited (‘EWGI’), a Jersey registered company,
Tanzanite Foundation Re-focussed

The Company is positioning itself to bring on new gemstone production lines, such as sapphire, and create a more flexible body
Antwerp Diamond Bank wind-down: AWDC investigating potential solution

“There is still room to find a solution, to keep the financing levels of the Antwerp diamond sector at market conform levels.”
DMCC Executive Chairman receives JNA Outstanding Contribution Award
Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Executive Chairman, DMCC, received the Jewellery News Asia (JNA) Outstanding Contribution Award in Hong Kong
DE BEERS DELEGATION VISITS DUBAI DIAMOND EXCHANGE

Dubai Diamond Exchange, a DMCC platform, hosted a delegation of senior executives from De Beers company in Dubai on 14th Sep 2014
PJ Watson named Gem-A "Gem Empathy Award" Winner
Gem-A's "Gem Empathy award" is presented annually on the last day of IJL to the exhibitor displaying, in the opinion of the judges,
EGL South Africa Clarifies its position
Alan Lowe, MD - EGL South Africa, issued the following statement in response to a RapNet press release issued on 9th September regarding suspension of EGL diamond certificates
High-Tech Watches at INHORGENTA MUNICH

According to experts, the intelligent watch offering functionality similar to that of a computer will already be commonplace in next few years
IJL 2014 a huge success with increased attendance and robust sales

With exhibitors reporting robust sales and visitor numbers positive, with early forecasts showing 4% up combined with a 15% increase in attendance
Stellar Diamonds plc announces Commissioning of Diamond Processing Plant in Guinea
Stellar Diamonds plc is pleased to announce that commissioning testing of its 100tph DMS plant at the Baoulé kimberlite project in Guinea
GIA Appoints Katherine Palmer Andrews as Vice President of Global Compliance and Ethics
GIA has appointed Katherine Palmer Andrews to the newly-created position of vice president of Ethics and Compliance
Kiran Gems bestowed with 6 Sarin Awards

Kiran Gems, has been awarded in 6 categories for having the “Highest Number of Machinery” & “Fastest Growing Company” by Sarin Technologies.
DDC to host third edition of Israel Diamond Week in New York November 10-13, 2014

IDE and DDC will hold the third edition of the Israel Diamond Week in New York November 10-13, 2014,
GEM DIAMONDS ANNOUCES THE OPENING OF GHAGHOO MINE IN BOTSWANA
Gem Diamonds is pleased to announce opening of Ghaghoo diamond mine in Botswana, which will be first underground diamond mine in country
Antwerp Diamond Pavilion expands at the HK International Jewellery Show in September
From 15 - 19 Sep, with three additional companies coming on board, no less than 99 Antwerp diamond companies will be exhibiting their goods
Thai Government waives the regular 20% import duty for the Bangkok Fair

54th edition of Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair will be running 5 full days, 9th to 13rd Sep 2014, at the Impact Exhibition Center, Muang Thong Thani
IDE announces postponement of International Diamond Week

Israel Diamond Exchange announced that it is postponing the summer edition of the Israel Diamond Week, originally scheduled for September 1-4
Viewing of first production of Grib Diamonds begins on September 15th

Spot Market auction to take place online, on September 23
Gem-A releases revamped diamond course notes at IJL

Gem-A is releasing the brand-new course notes from their internationally renowned Diamond Diploma at this year's IJL from 31 Aug - 2 Sep
Solitaire Gemmological Laboratories now in Dubai

Solitaire Gemmological Laboratories on the 21st of August launched its 11th location in Dubai.
De Beers to accept registrations of interest for 2015 - 2018 global sightholder sales contractual period

Interested diamond businesses to register between 25th and 29th August 2014 at www.debeerssightholder.com/apply
GJEPC India announces ‘The Artisan Jewellery Design Awards’ 2014

Celebrating 100 years of cinema through jewellery
Pure Gold Group expands into Europe with opening of ‘Arianna’ high-end jewellery boutique

Pure Gold Group has expanded its international footprint with the opening of its luxury multi-brand jewellery boutique Arianna, in Paris.
International Gemological Institute Forays into Jaipur Market

New IGI Grading Laboratory & Education Institute Caters to Rajasthan, North India Clients
PDE and IBGM, Brazil's leading jewelry industry association, sign MOU

IBGM to open representative office in Panama Gem & Jewelry Center
LETSENG RECOVERS AN EXCEPTIONAL 198 CARAT DIAMOND

Gem Diamonds Limited (LSE: GEMD) is pleased to announce the recovery of a 198 carat, white type IIa diamond from the Letšeng mine at the end of July2014.
Solitaire Gemmological Laboratories at IIJW 2014

Solitaire Gemmological Laboratories headquatered in United Kingdom, presented Designer MONI AGARWAL's MEERAVALI collection at IIJW
Whitenife designs crowns for Miss World Australia Pageant

1st Indian company to make crowns for an International beauty contest. Crowns are infused with company's patented product Elfh, an alternate to Ivory
Malaysia International Jewellery Fair opens its 11th Edition

The 11th Malaysia International Jewellery Fair opened with much fanfare and a Gala fashion show at the Kuala Lumpur International Convention Centre
GJEPC's presents the 31st edition of India International Jewellery Show 2014

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) inaugurated the 31st Edition of India International Jewellery Show
FOREVERMARK EXPANSION CONTINUES WITH UK AND IRELAND LAUNCH

Forevermark, the diamond brand from The De Beers Group of Companies announced recently
Stellar Diamonds plc Diamond Bulk Sample Grades Exceed 150cpht at Tongo, Sierra Leone

Stellar Diamonds plc, the London listed (AIM: STEL) diamond development company focused on West Africa,
Antwerp diamond sector trade figures remain positive

June trade figures of the Antwerp diamond sector are positive, both in terms of import and export of rough diamonds.
Kiran Gems gets the first IIDGR's AMS Machine commissioned

Kiran Gems, the world's largest manufacturer of diamonds, gets the first IIDGR's Automated Melle Screening (AMS) Machine commissioned
Rosy Blue Appalled by misleading Media reports

Rosy Blue Business Alliance and its management clarified regarding the false and misleading reports that were carried in the Belgian Media
Indian Finance Minister says 'NO' to removal of import duty on Gold

In his maiden budget presented yesterday Finance Minister of India Arun Jaitley paid no heed to the calls of GJEPC and GJF
METS for the jewellery and watch industry concludes the first edition

The first Machinery Equipment Technology & Supplies for Jewellery and Watch industry concluded its maiden edition in Hong Kong.
Jacob Korn Elected New President of Israel Diamond Manufacturers Association

Korn succeeds Avraham (Bumi) Traub who served in this position since November 2011.
WDC reiterates warning about trading rough diamonds from Central African Republic

World Diamond Council has issued a warning that, despite the Administrative Decision of the Kimberley Process of May 23, 2013,
Citigold Corporation Limited

Citigold provided an update on the progress at it's large high grade 100% controlled Charters Towers, Australia, gold mining project.
First edition of Machinery Equipment Technology & Supplies [METS] Show launched

The First Machinery Equipment Technology and Supplies show organised by HKJJA was launched with much fanfare in the Airport World Expo, Hong Kong
World Diamond Mark Foundation signs MoU with Borsa Istanbul

Parties will cooperate closely in diamond sales training for Turkish retailers
UBM Asia enters a new chapter in its exhibition industry

UBM Asia expands its series of professional trade fairs with the launch of Mineral & Gem Asia to be held from 27 to 30 June 2015 at Asia World-Expo, Hong Kong,
"THE DIGGING FIELDS - A WARNING AND AN APPEAL"

In a keynote address to the AWDC, Rory More O'Ferrall, one of the diamond industry's most respected leaders and Honorary Vice Chairman of DDI,
Designer Waris Ahluwalia Attends JCK Las Vegas with Forevermark

Designer Waris Ahluwalia announced his expanded Forevermark Diamond Collection at cocktail reception hosted by De Beers group of companies
FPS Economy discovers shipment of potential conflict diamonds from the CAR

FPS Economy discovered a suspicious shipment of rough diamonds that could potentially originate from the Central African Republic (CAR),
Eurostone introduces Fancy Shape Price Calculator

Innovative tool is integral part of company's interactive website
Aaronshum Jewelry launches Flotilla Collection

A star in the night whispers words of a dreamer. Flotilla, the jewelry line of Aaron Shum Jewelry, leads you into a mysterious night sky full of dreams and wonders.
Chow Tai Fook Launches 520 Collection in Patented Coronet Design

Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited, launched a new diamond collection “520” in Aaron Shum Jewelry’s worldwide patented Coronet design on 20 May
Leading Diamond companies contemplate shifting operations to Surat in India
Leading Diamond companies with worldwide business activities have come together to shift base to Surat, from Bharat Diamond Bourse, Mumbai. With Narendra Modi slated to become the Prime Minister of India, who himself is from the Diamond State of Gujarat, around 30 Diamond companies have planned to set up ‘Surat Diamond Bourse in Surat’, Gujarat, in line with governmental plans to set up an International Airport
India gears for an economic boom

Indian Gems and Jewellery industry is in an upswing mood as the MAN from the Diamond Land, Gujarat is slated to take oath as Prime Minister of the country.
FOREVERMARK LAUNCHES IN TURKEY

Forevermark announced its expansion into Turkey with appointment of local licensee partner, Zen Diamond
Iris Van der Veken awarded "Officer of the Order of Leopold II"

His Excellency Didier Reynders, Deputy Prime-Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and European Affairs presented this award at Egmont Palace
The Tanzanite Foundation participates Gem and Jewelry industry's social commitment

Hayley Henning, Executive Director of the Tanzanite Foundation joined Gem and Jewelry Industry leaders and senior United Nations officials
HRD Antwerp and Hong Kong Institute of Gemmology (HKIG) sign a collaboration agreement

After successfully co-organising educational courses in the past, HRD Antwerp and HKIG are happy to announce they will be extending their cooperation
FOREVERMARK CELEBRATES 1,000,000 INSCRIPTIONS

Forevermark, diamond brand from the De Beers group of companies announced an important milestone as the 1 millionth Forevermark diamond is inscribed
De Beers publishes updated Sightholder Directory for final year of current contract

Five new qualifying Sightholders included following demonstration of strong demand at De Beers’ auctions
Chinese President Xi Jinping witnesses Agreement between AWDC and SDE

In the presence of Chinese President Xi Jinping, AWDC and Shanghai Diamond Exchange (SDE) signed a Cooperation Agreement,
First Global Gem and Jewellery Fair Launched at Atlantis, Dubai

The First Gem and Jewellery Fair organised by GJEPC of India with support of Dubai Multi Commodity Exchange was launched at the Atlantis Dubai
PGJC launch event opens with announcement of PDE's founding directors & members

The launch of the Panama Gem & Jewelry Center, has opened with the announcement by the Panama Diamond Exchange of its founding directors and members.
Stellar Diamonds plc Continued High Grade & Diamond Quality at Tongo Project, Sierra Leone

Stellar Diamonds plc, is pleased to announce that bulk sampling at its 1.1 million carat resource Tongo kimberlite dyke project in Sierra Leone
"Antwerp is partner for sustainable growth", says Ari Epstein in Zimbabwe

Ari Epstein, CEO of AWDC delivered a strong message of support for long-term growth at the ZimAsset Awareness Seminar,
SALE OF TWO EXCEPTIONAL +160 CARAT DIAMONDS

Gem Diamonds Limited is pleased to announce the sale of the two +160 carat diamonds which were recovered from the Letšeng mine
The Hong Kong International Jewellery Show – Highlights

The Hong Kong International jewellery show organized by HKTDC showed its prowess with a strong beginning to the event. Exhibitors from over 50 countries
Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show

The Hong Kong Diamond Gem and Pearl show opened to a rousing start with large number of exhibitors and visitors endorsing the fact that the show
Chow Tai Fook and Aaron Shum Jewelry enter into Exclusive Distributorship Agreement

Chow Tai Fook and Aaron Shum Jewelry to launch new Diamond Collection in Patented Coronet Design
An excellent 2014 kick-off for the Antwerp diamond trade

The monthly import and export figures of the Antwerp diamond trade indicate a very positive start of 2014 for the sector. Import as well as export
GJEPC’s efforts may provide some relief to the gems & jewellery sector

Ministry may consider GJEPC’s plea towards reduction of import duty on precious metal gold from 10% to 2%
World diamond manufacturing head and IGI chief executive confirm attendance at Panama

Registration for the launch of the Panama Gem & Jewelry Center on March 17 and 18 is gathering steam, as more industry leaders confirm attendance
International Gemological Institute Moves to a New Location in New Delhi

Education and Better Certification Services at Centre of All Operations
THE SEVENTH EDITION OF SIGNATURE IS BACK IN MUMBAI

580 Exhibitors, 1100 booths and over 10,000 buyers, Signature is Premium and the Preferred one
Dubai Diamond Exchange installs synthetic diamond detector

The Dubai Diamond Exchange (DDE), a subsidiary of DMCC, has received the latest technology in detection of synthetic diamonds from GIA.
SIGNATURE 2014 AT ITS OPTIMUM

The Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) will organise its 7th edition of Signature 2014.
Website created for Panama Gem & Jewelry Center launch event

A dedicated website has been established for the official launch of the Panama Gem & Jewelry Center on March 17 and 18,
Thailand prepares for a glittering 53rd Edition of the Fair

Thailand is gearing up for its 53rd Bangkok Gems and Jewelry Fair (BGJF), to be held in Bangkok from the 25th of February to the 1st of March 2014
Andre Messika Honored as Israel’s Outstanding Exporter

Andre Messika Diamonds was among Israel’s top ten exporting companies honored yesterday in an official ceremony at the residence of the President
DE BEERS BOLSTERS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

NEW APPOINTMENTS BRING 75 YEARS OF DIAMOND EXPERIENCE
Panamanian President will be guest of honor at the launch of Panama Gem & Jewelry Center

Panamanian President will be guest of honor at launch of Latin America's first diamond, jewelry and colored stones trading center
Richcomm Global Announces Global Commodity Outlook Conference

Event in association with DMCC, DGCX and Thomson Reuters will be held in Dubai February 09, 2014
Networking, intensive work and education key elements at 5th ADTF

"We're here to work," diamantaire, alias emcee David Pienica, told visitors, exhibitors and guests of the "Antwerp Diamond Night,"
Sonia calls to relook at the import duty hike

Indian government has been under pressure to relook at the import duty levy on Gold by the jewellers and association heads for quite some time now.
World Diamond Council begins implementation of reform process

The WDC has begun the implementation of the reform of the organization, according to the roadmap provided by its newly amended bylaws,
Kama Schachter organises Annual Sports Meet 2014

One of Asia’s largest diamond jewellery manufacturers, exporter and retailer Kama Schachter, recently organised its Annual Sports Meet 2014 in Mumbai.
Stellar Diamonds plc Strong Progress at Tongo Diamond Project, Sierra Leone

Stellar Diamonds plc, the London listed (AIM: STEL) diamond development company focused on West Africa,
DGCX Trading Volumes Reach New Highs in 2013

•  Annual 2013 volumes rise 43% to 13,759,255 contracts

•  Average Daily Volume rise to 54,384 contracts
FOREVERMARK partners with DIAMOND EMPOWERMENT FUND

Partnership to Launch Forevermark Promise Scholars Program
ADTF announces seminars on diamond marketing and promotion

With the opening of the fifth edition of the ADTF just three weeks away, the organizing committee of the fair has announced two special breakfast seminar programs,
Kalyan Jewellers set to rewrite jewellery retailing in UAE - Opens six showrooms in UAE

Kalyan Jewellers, India's single largest directly owned retail jewellery chain, is making a spectacular entry into the UAE market, opening six retail outlets
INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES AND STRATEGIES for RELAUNCH of jewellery industry

On the occasion of VICENZAORO Winter and T-Gold exhibition the thematic workshops handled by Veneto Productivity Centre Foundation come back
DiamondRoadShows.com holds diamond business matching events

Fourteen prominent diamond companies from Belgium, Israel and India participated in a series of diamond business matching events in three mega cities
Diamond Federation of Hong Kong, leading Chinese jewellers meet WDMF for talks

A working group consisting of representatives of the Diamond Federation of Hong Kong and of prominent leading Chinese jewellery manufacturing
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
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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