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What the Brexit Deal Means for the Diamond Trade

 

What the Brexit Deal Means for the Diamond Trade

 

The UK's departure from the European Union has altered the way British diamond businesses trade
Joshua Freedman Jan 10, 2021 News 
The Most Buzzworthy Diamonds of 2020

The Most Buzzworthy Diamonds of 2020

 

The Most Buzzworthy Diamonds of 2020

 

Amid a challenging year for the industry, diamonds proved the coronavirus pandemic couldn’t dampen their appeal
Polished Markets Dec 31, 2020 News 
De Beers Raises Prices at December

De Beers Raises Prices at December Sight

 

De Beers Raises Prices at December Sight

 

De Beers lifted prices of select goods at last week’s sight, reflecting strong rough trading and improving demand
Rough Markets Dec 16, 2020 News 
Rough Demand Strong at Trans Atlantic Tender

Rough Demand Strong at Trans Atlantic Tender

 

Rough Demand Strong at Trans Atlantic Tender

 

Trans Atlantic Gem Sales (TAGS) sold “almost 100%” of the goods on offer at a rough tender in Dubai earlier
Rough Markets Dec 01, 2020 News 
Christie’s Sees Robust Demand at Geneva Auction

Christie’s Sees Robust Demand at Geneva Auction

 

Christie’s Sees Robust Demand at Geneva Auction

 

The Christie’s Magnificent Jewels sale in Geneva garnered $36.8 million, with a fancy-purplish-red diamond selling for a record
Polished Markets Nov 17, 2020 News 
Chow Tai Fook Unveils In-House AI Grading Report

Chow Tai Fook Unveils In-House AI Grading Report

 

Chow Tai Fook Unveils In-House AI Grading Report

 

Chow Tai Fook is launching its own diamond certificates based on artificial intelligence, using a new grading scale
Retail Nov 03, 2020 News 
Dominion Seeks Rescue Deal to Avoid Liquidation

Dominion Seeks Rescue Deal to Avoid Liquidation

 

Dominion Seeks Rescue Deal to Avoid Liquidation

 

Dominion Diamond Mines may have to enter liquidation if it fails to find a buyer or investor, chairman Brendan Bell warned
Mining Oct 28, 2020 News 
India Rushes to Meet US Holiday Demand

India Rushes to Meet US Holiday Demand

 

India Rushes to Meet US Holiday Demand

 

Indian diamond manufacturers are planning a curtailed Diwali break as they scramble to fulfill US holiday orders amid a shortage
Manufacturing Oct 22, 2020 News 
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Jewelers for Children Unveils Annual Donations

 

Jewelers for Children Unveils Annual Donations

 

Jewelers for Children will distribute $475,000 to its charity partners this year, bringing its total donations
Retail Oct 14, 2020 News 
Diamond Grading Gets an International Standard

Diamond Grading Gets an International Standard

 

Diamond Grading Gets an International Standard

 

The International Standards Organization (ISO) has approved its first grading guidelines for polished diamonds in an effort
Polished Markets Sep 24, 2020 News 
De Beers August Rough Sales Rise to $320M

De Beers August Rough Sales Rise to $320M

 

De Beers August Rough Sales Rise to $320M

 

Rough-diamond sales began to rebound at De Beers’ August sight as demand picked up ahead of the holiday season and governments
Mining Sep 13, 2020 News 
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India Calls for Inventory Caution

 

India Calls for Inventory Caution

 

India’s Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) has again urged members to avoid taking on unsellable
Rough Markets Aug 26, 2020 News 
Alrosa Allows 100% Refusals at August Sale

Alrosa Allows 100% Refusals at August Sale

 

Alrosa Allows 100% Refusals at August Sale

 

Alrosa will enable long-term clients to refuse all their supply allocations at this month’s contract sale, continuing
Rough Markets Aug 18, 2020 News 
Alrosa Finds Russia’s Largest Colored Diamond

Alrosa Finds Russia’s Largest Colored Diamond

 

Alrosa Finds Russia’s Largest Colored Diamond

 

Alrosa has recovered a 236-carat, intense-yellow-brown diamond, the largest natural colored diamond found in Russia.The stone, which
Mining Aug 10, 2020 News 
Large Stones Support Diamcor Average Price

Large Stones Support Diamcor Average Price

 

Large Stones Support Diamcor Average Price

 

Diamcor’s average selling price rose to just under $112 per carat at its latest rough tender as demand
Mining Aug 04, 2020 News 
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Jewelers See Positive Signs as Business Restarts

 

Jewelers See Positive Signs as Business Restarts

 

Times are hard for luxury in general, and jewelry in particular. In a recent survey by McKinsey & Company, jewelry
Retail Jul 17, 2020 Leah Meirovich
No Buyer for 3ct. Blue Diamond at Sotheby’s

No Buyer for 3ct. Blue Diamond at Sotheby’s

 

No Buyer for 3ct. Blue Diamond at Sotheby’s

 

A 3.01-carat, fancy-vivid-blue diamond ring carrying a high estimate of $6.3 million was among a number of headline items that
Polished Markets Jun 27, 2020 News
Rough Prices Climb at Grib Auction in Antwerp

Rough Prices Climb at Grib Auction in Antwerp

 

Rough Prices Climb at Grib Auction in Antwerp

 

Grib Diamonds noted a modest increase in rough prices versus pre-lockdown levels as demand returned following a two-month pause
Rough Markets Jun 18, 2020 News
BlueRock Offloads Rough in Private Sale

BlueRock Offloads Rough in Private Sale

 

BlueRock Offloads Rough in Private Sale

 

BlueRock Diamonds has sold a parcel of rough for $700,000 in a private sale, noting that the average realized
Mining Jun 09, 2020 News
Christie’s to Sell $12M Blue Diamond Ring22

Christie’s to Sell $12M Blue Diamond Ring

 

Christie’s to Sell $12M Blue Diamond Ring

 

A fancy-intense blue diamond ring with a high estimate of HKD 95 million ($12.3 million) will go under the hammer
Polished Markets
May 28, 2020 News
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Coronavirus Updates: Impact on the Diamond Trade

 

Coronavirus Updates: Impact on the Diamond Trade

 

,The COVID-19 pandemic that has swept the globe has had a notable impact on the diamond industry
Polished Markets
May 17, 2020 News